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New Templates for Valentines!


New templates are available now!

Cute, fun illustrations make a perfect gift for that special person!

They are colorful and unique custom made with your picture!

Here are examples of how they look once the characters are put into the background,

We add messages if you like, send th…

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Creating Muhammad Ali


Many times I like to record the process of creating a new illustration, well I think it's fascinating to

look at it at a fast pace and when you add music it looks even more awesome!


Take a glance of my creating process in this short video while I illustrate a famous moment

in boxing his…

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I love the  Society of Children Writers and Illustrators conferences!

This illustration was made during the Society of Children Writers & Illustrators Conference in Miami, Florida.

I thought it was so funny when Michelle Hodkin told us the story of all her agents and how one quit to become a FBI agent!.


I love assisting to this conferences because I learn a l…

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The importance of a well behaved dog

Having a dog is one of the best things you can do in life, they are the best companions!
A house broken, well behaved pet makes life much easier for owners. But how to teach these things to your dog? Well they’re many ways, what you will need is a lot of patience and consta…

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Charles Chaplin

This illustration is an interpretation of a still from “ City Lights” (1931) a movie where Charles Chaplin the famous comic actor, considered one of the most influential figures in the film industry of all times, he could make people laugh without a single word. 

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Lascaux Caves

The paintings found in the Lascaux cave are some of the oldest pieces of art known to men, estimated to be 17,300 years old. Discovered by teenagers in the South West of France in 1940.
Inside the cavern they were found approximately 1500 animal paintings from…

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This Illustration is a portrait of James Joyce, the famous author of Ulysses written in 1922 and considered one of the best novels of the English language in the 20th century.
It’s based in one single day following three major characters -Stephen Dedalus, Leopo…

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The Alphabet

The alphabet started around  2000 BC because of the Egiptians necessety to communicate with their slaves.
The hieroglyphics were too complicated and hard to learn which became a problem at the time; each idea and word had symbols that only few Egyptians knew how to writ…

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Animations made for Reba to the Rescue!

Reba is wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas!

The "pint-sized princess" takes time to celebrate

and helps her mom, dad and others with chores and so much more!

Merry Christmas from Reba To The Rescue!

Reba To The Rescue! © Featuring Christian McBride!

Reba To The Rescue is so …

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My Submission for The Tomie dePaola Award!

So today I finished my illustrations for the Tomie dePaola Award.

The assignment was to illustrate a moment from a passage that they provided from Philip Pullman’s version of “Little Red Riding Hood” from FAIRY TALES FROM THE BROTHERS GRIMM (Viking, 2012).

Re designing the main character…

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Sketching ideas for my custom illustration orders!

Send us your pictures, what you would like and well get working on it! 
What can you use this illustrations for, you might be asking?
Well you can turn them into a really cute party invitation for (Christmas,
Hanukkah, New Years or even a birthday), it can also be a nice gift to
frame and hang on t…

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We customize our templates with the people you send us!

The perfect gift for the holidays!
*** Let us share your original picture next to the cartoon and get a full custom illustration Reg price $75.00 for the price of one of the template background ones $50.00 *** 
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Our Illustration Process.

Making your dreams come true!.

Leslie and Paco are ready for action, waiting for the moment when a new illustration proposal arrives to help it grow.

For us, working with our clients is always an adventure. On our headquarters of the imagination, we are ready to unleash new Ideas.

Share y…

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