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This Week

Things I've been posting, working on and talking about!

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Post Valentines

Valentines has come and gone but love still lives on!

Captain Pancake is bringing the love and is hugging an oversized teddy bear with little hearts popping up above their heads for Valentines Day!

Created: February 19th, 2024 | Role: Illustrator

Captain Pancake is back to celebrate Valentines Day with his oversized teddy bear pal! Why not give them both a huge bear hug to show them some love!

A happy robot in the shape of cup of coffee walks by the viewer while carrying a pumpking and smiling with its robotic jack o' lantern face!

Created: February 18th, 2024 | Role: Illustrator

Another updated robot! A bit out of season when I'm posting this, but the Pumpkin Spice Latte Bot is all steamed up and ready for the Fall!

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Late January

So cold, but doesn't mean I can't have warm weather on my mind!

A robot on the verge of losing its balance is quickly en route to serve hot beverages to cold customers!

Created: January 24th, 2024 | Role: Illustrator

Cool temps call for speedy robots that serve up coffee! The Latte bot is en route to serve up some tasty drinks to keep you warm and toasty! Beep Boop!

A cute watermelon robot walks by on its robotic legs while its robotic arms hold and eat a tasty slice of an actual watermelon!

Created: January 22nd, 2024 | Role: Illustrator

Beep, Blop, Zort! When you're a cute little robot watermelon is it a totally bad move to also enjoy a slice of a tasty and fresh watermelon?

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year and Happy Birthday to me!

A lady shark is surrounded by presents and birthday cake.

Created: April 23rd, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Lady sharks love birthday parties.

A shark in a birthday party hat eating a big chunk of a birthday sheet cake.

Created: April 22nd, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Sharks can do a number on sheet cakes at birthday parties.

Santa is smiliing while sporting a giant oversized red cowboy hat with a dash of holly on the headband, to compliment his big fluffly white beard.

Created: January 14th, 2024 | Role: Illustrator

A Merry Christmas, a HO-HO-HO, and a giddy up little partners! Santa's here with a big ol' cowboy hat delivering gifts and joy to all the good little boys and girls. YEEHAW.

A shark emerges from the water with a half eaten cupcake, frosting on its face, and presents in the background.

Created: July, 2016 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Sharks love birthdays more than you could ever know and are always hungry for some sweet birthday cake!

Santa stands proudly in front of a large pile of chopped logs with his leg on another chopped log, wearing a plaid shirt and a green stocking cap.

Created: January XXth, 2024 | Role: Illustrator

Life at the North Pole isn't just about toys and spreading joy. You have to chop some wood to keep Mrs. Claus and all the elves and reindeer nice and cozy!

A shark enjoying a birthday party in the water.

Created: April 24th, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Sharks love birthdays.

A few works from the week

Black Friday!

Black Friday is here and here are a few featured works!

A log takes a break and cools down with a popsicle log treat.

Created: August, 2016 | Role: Illustrator

A little log dude enjoying a popsicle on the hot summer day!

A donut with aviator sunglasses, a mustache and a Chicago city flag.

Created: April, 2016 | Role: Illustrator

Who has the best donuts? Chicago! This pastry guy hails from the city of broad shoulders, the windy city, Chicago, Illinois.

A shark peeks out of the water, surrounded by an assortment of cookies and gifts, dressed as Jolly St Nick!

Created: August 2nd, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks love to get dressed up, deliver presents, and eat cookies when it's Christmastime as Jolly St Nick!

The lady shark of the North Pole is making cookies and other baked goods for Christmas!

Created: September 1st, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Mrs Claus Shark is a mean mean cookie baking machine and a great host in the waters of the North Pole.

This shark is breaching the surface to destroy and assume the identities of any snowmen that might end up in the ocean!

Created: August 21st, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Shark love to destroy any snowmen that might end up in the ocean and assume their jolly identities!

A shark peeks out of the water with a rosy nose, wearing a stocking cap, gloves, a scarf, surrounded by falling leaves.

Created: August 27th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks like to bust out their scarves and mittens and have pumpkin spice lattes during decorative gourd season.

A shark dressed as an elf is surrounded by toys.

Created: December 7th, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: When there's demand, Santa dresses sharks as elves and put them to work building toys.

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Late November

DangerHuskie rides again!

A spooky and sinister man with a Jack O'Lantern head lunges by in a three-piece suit and a dashing cape!

Created: November 25th, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

A dashing cape! A Jack O'Lantern head! What possible evil deeds could this evil three-pieced suit villain have in store for his unsuspecting victims!

A figure in a cape with a head that is a giant Evil Eye lunges at the viewer.

Created: November 21st, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

Donning a purple cape, and a new body, the Evil Eye is lurking about looking to lunge at unsuspecting victims to spread...what could it be? Oh yeah, EVIL.

A yellow vector graphic eye with a red iris points upward to signal that it has just come up with an evil idea!

Created: November 15th, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

Free from an evil eye socket, the evil eye wanders about looking to do EVIL, and voila, an evil idea has landed in this little wandering eye's mind!

A friendly log twirls his leafy mustache as a couple of his forest friends rest on his back also twirling their sweet mustaches!

Created: November 11th, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

Deep in the woods, a group of forest friends twirl their lush mustaches to the amazement of the other animals, leaves and branches!

A friendly log waves at the view with a big smile.

Created: November 7th, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

The local forest is full of wonder and amazing things, including friendly waving logs! Be sure to wave back!

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Early November

Spooky time has come and gone!

Captain Pancake has turned into a zombie after not being fully devoured.

Created: December 3rd, 2018 | Role: Illustrator

The shuffling feet! The mumbled groan! The pale green skin! Oh no! Captain Pancake has been bit by a zombie and has become the walking dead!

A spooky version of Captain Pancake that is flying by with a couple of pumpkins in tow and a pumpkin pattern cape

Created: October 27th, 2018 | Role: Illustrator

My character Captain Pancake is in the super spooky Halloween spirit and remade as a stack of scary pumpkin-flavored pancakes!

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Halloween week!

Halloween is here!

A shark peeks out of the water wearing facepaint as a skull, surrounded by scores of Halloween candy.

Created: October 31st, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks will eat your current and past Halloween candy plunders with reckless abandon because they love them some crunchy, sweet, and gooey candy!

A sweet pumpkin waves and heads off ready to skateboard and do some tricks.

Created: September 17th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

This jolly pumpkin is off to rip some spooky tricks and hopefully not a disastrous trick or treater pumpking smashing related incident!

A sharks that has become a jack o'lantern peeks out of the water surrounded by a small group of pumpkins with jack o'lantern faces carved in them and lit up!

Created: October 27th, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: If sharks spend enough time with jack o'lanterns in the water on All Hallows Eve, they become one themselves!

Captain Pancake is dressed as a vampire!

Created: September, 2018 | Role: Illustrator

Captain Pancake is in the Halloween spirit!

A shark covered in pieces of pumpkins peeks out of the water to assess all the pumpkin destruction!

Created: October 25th, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Don't get in the water and between a shark and it's appetite for some October pumpkin destruction this Halloween!

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Mid October

Halfway to Halloween!

A pumpkin powered by steam has robotic arms and stands over an assortment of jack o' lanterns.

Created: September, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

The steam-powered mechanized wonder!

A friendly ghost with a cool pirate sword and hat.

Created: August, 18th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

Yarrr! The life of pillaging and burying ye plunder may be long gone me matey, but there's always one last adventure when you're a ghost pirate!

A happy ghost floats above a skateboard

Created: January 16th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

Is the ghost skater riding his deck? Or Doing a sweet trick?

A crow with multiple heads and wings is covered in blood.

Created: October, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

A wicked multi-headed crow that guards the gates of Hell! It's the Crowberus!

A shark pops out of the water that is a zombie.

Created: January, 2014 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Some sharks just want you for your brains!

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Early October

Time to get spooky!

A monster is wide eyed after drinking too much caffeine in the Winter.

Created: February, 2013 | Role: Illustrator

This fuzzy, antler and stocking cap wearing original Monster Mr Caffeine might've over-revved on the 'joe trying to keep warm! So jittery!

A shark dressed as a lumberjack with a warm hat and axe strikes a pose in a woodland setting.

Created: January 2013 | Role: Illustrator

Save our forests from the destruction of the Lumberjack Shark!

A figure with a head of a jack o'lantern is behind a group of jack o'lanters set up as a drum set.

Created: September 24th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Solos, mad steady beats, The Pumpkin Drummer has your back to keep the spooky tunes moving along in perfect time!

A few works from the week

Late September

Fall is officially here!

A shark pops out of the water with a foam hat and mustache.

Created: December, 2013 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Some sharks really like SNL's 'Celebrity Jeopardy'! It's a funny hat. It's funny.

A jar dressed as a scarecrow carries around a bunch of fallen leaves.

Created: September, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

Fall Jam: Best enjoyed during brisk weather!

A shark peeks out of the water with a rosy nose, wearing a stocking cap, gloves, a scarf, surrounded by falling leaves.

Created: August 27th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks like to bust out their scarves and mittens and have pumpkin spice lattes during decorative gourd season.

A few works from the week

Early September

September, September. Can't believe the leaves are changing already.

A log with a mustache walks by.

Created: December, 2013 | Role: Illustrator

Logs often patrol the forest in the Fall showing off their wooden mustaches!

Maple donuts always keep warm with toasty bacon print scarves!

Created: August, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

Maple donuts always keep warm with toasty bacon print scarves!

A small robot that's is a high five with another hand waiting for a high five and also a clamp hand holding a high five waiting for your high fives!

Created: September 18th, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

A robot built to handle all your high fives! It's the High Five Robot! If you see him out in the wild be sure to give him a high five! NO LOW FIVES.

A shark peeks out of the water wearing a spinning helicopter hat with all of his books and school supplies in disarray floating in the water.

Created: September 29th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks are not real nuts about going back to school, but they do love taking a bite out of their school supplies!

A small smiling lunch box, with glasses and braces, walks to class.

Created: August, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

Just an awkward but happy little lunch pail heading to school!

Captain Pancake smiles at the viewer as a younger version of himself, with braces a book bag and holding his books with his lunch on the ground at his side.

Created: September 27th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

Captain Pancake was once an awkward little dude too! Here he is with braces and book bag, ready to go back to school just like you!

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Late August

August is nearly a wrap! Here come the last days of Summer!

An astronaut burger is falling apart in outerspace.

Created: May, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

Burgers make horrible astronauts.

A robot builds a star with its hands in the depths of space.

Created: May, 2013 | Role: Illustrator

Deep in the dark vacuum of space, epic, awe-inspiring, god-like robots construct brand new stars with their bare hands hands from the fruits of the cosmos!

A female astronaut floats in space and gives the view the 'hush' gesture.

Created: February, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

If you're patient, they will be revealed.

A friendly octopus with a mustache helps some young kids in rain coats wash a red car

Created: July 29th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

Car washes are best when a friendly octopus helps!

A log takes a break and cools down with a popsicle log treat.

Created: August, 2016 | Role: Illustrator

A little log dude enjoying a popsicle on the hot summer day!

Part of my sharks in water series with a shark peeking out of the water with party gear

Created: September 21st, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Even sharks can be seen enjoying the last days of Summer!

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Late July

July is nearly a wrap! Still time to get ice cream though!

A sharks peaks out of the water with ice cream on its face, surrounded by floating half-eaten ice cream sandwiches.

Created: August 1st, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks are known to totally manhandle a box of delicious ice cream sandwiches.

A shark peaks out of the water dressed as an ice cream man, surrounded by an assortment of ice cream cones in the water and sprinkles.

Created: July 23rd, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks have taken up jobs as ice cream men and are serving up soft serve ice cream cones...with sprin-kills...sorry...sprinkles!

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That post 4th of July life

Hello July! Hello Summer. Back to School Ads = NO.

A pear shows off a trick on a skateboard

Created: February 10th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

A skating fruit that ap-PEAR-ently does the juiciest tricks!

A cherry cruises by on a skateboard.

Created: July 6th, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

If you see a red blur on a skateboard this Summer, it's probably the cherry skater!

A black berry with sunglasses skates on a skateboard.

Created: July 8th, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

The coolest blackberry around and a total wild man after breaking free from the berry bush and is shredding out in the warm Summer weather!

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The 4th of July is just around the corner!

June is almost over. Summer is here, but the air quality is really bad.

A friendly dachshund in a stocking cap with the colors of the Chicago flag and also sporting a costume with the toppings of the Chicago-style hot dog!

Created: June 27th, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

Windy City what's up!? This little weiner dog is decked out in Chicago-style hot dog toppings and touting the city's flag. A true fan of all things Chicago!

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Almost Summer! Officially, anyway.

Grilling dogs, summer, sand, beaches and weiner...dogs!

A blueberry is on a skateboard skating by, while its headphones wires whip in the wind.

Created: June 25th, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

Who loves skateboarding? Little blueberries of course. They also love listening to their Summer jams!

A friendly floating ghost holding a hockey stick that's taped up, and hockey gloves, all while keeping warm with a stocking cap!

Created: June 20th, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

Who says you need to quit being a Chicago Hockey fan after you die? Da Chicago Hockey Ghost says it's clearly not da case.

A dachshund in a chicago dog style hot dog costume zooms by on top of a skateboard!

Created: June 19th, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

Chicago Dogs in Chicago Hot Dog costumes LOVE to go skateboarding, of course!

A little weiner dog is wearing a Chicago-style hot dog costume while carrying a huge waving, red, white, and blue American flag for Flag Day!

Created: June 14th, 2023 | Role: Illustrator

What batter way to celebrate Flag Day than with a tasty Chicago-style Hot Dog and a big ol' waving red, white and blue American Flag!

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Maybe getting warmer. Who knows.

FINALLY, maybe, possibly getting nicer out. Time for our fruit friends to bust our their skateboards!

An orange with green sunglasses skates on a skateboard while waving

Created: February 19th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

Orange you glad this skating fruit stopped by to say hi?

A cool banana skates on a skateboard while showing a peace gesture.

Created: January 28th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

The Banana Skater is the chillest banana on a skateboard you'll ever see!

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It's May and it's finally nice out

Literally last week I was bundled up with cracked hands, and now...finally nice.

A gray storm cloud chews on lighning bolts.

Created: June 3rd, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

This grumpy little storm cloud in some sweet sneakers is chomping on lightning bolts and getting all charged up for a stormy night!

A happy white cloud cruises by on a skateboard while showing a peace sign gesture

Created: January 24th 2019 | Role: Illustrator

The Cloud Skater is skating on his trusty skateboard, cruizing right to Summertime fun!

An angry cloud is ready to storm, riding a skateboard, and has an arm full of lightning bolts

Created: January 21st, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

The Thunder Cloud Skater has a bit of a grumpy attitude from starting his work off on the wrong foot and is going to let the world know about it!

A fluffy white cloud chugs a mug filled to the brim with sunshine.

Created: June 2nd, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

This white and fluffy cloud needs hearty, filled to the brim, cup of sunshine to start his day!

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Super Belated St Patrick's Day/Happy Easter

A lucky, lovely, green and joyous but super belated St Patricks Day/And Happy Easter!:

A shark peeks out of the water wearing basket grass from an Easter basket and is surrounded by jelly beans.

Created: April 17th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks love jelly beans so much! During Easter weekend they will be on the hunt for their all that sugary jelly bean goodness!

A shark dressed as a pink costumed Easter Bunny pops out of the water with an Easter basket of candy, with the candy in the basket and floating in the water.

Created: August, 2016 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Sharks love celebrating Easter weekend festivities, stealing Easter candy and Easter eggs, and of course, dressing as an imposter Easter Bunny.

A shark floating freely in a forest scene in Springtime, eating a chocolate bunny, face covered in chocolate, while toting a Easter basket.

Created: April, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

Please, everyone, anytime during the Spring, please save us from the threat of invading bunnysuit sharks with a hankering for Easter treats!

A shark dressed in green for St Patrick's Day.

Created: April 10th, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: St Patrick's Day may have come and gone, but the local sharks still celebrated the hell out of it all dressed in green!

A shark peeks out of the water beside a pot of gold for St Patrick's Day.

Created: March 15th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: If it's around St Patrick's Day and you see a rainbow land in the ocean, beware, the gold is probably being guarded by a shark!

A shark dressed in festive St Patrick's Day attire enjoys donuts, sweets and festive drinks to celebrate the holiday.

Created: March 29th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks love to live it up, every single day of March for St Patrick's Day and enjoy all the treats, sweets and minty flavored drinks!

A few works from the week

For my Dad

I lost my dad on the 14th of February, and wanted to share a few of his favorites:

A collection of birds sing songs of Spring, a couple birds sing heavier

Created: July 11th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

Spring Birds are okay and let you know Winter is ending, but Summer Birds know how to rock and are the coolest.

A dad hamburger looks on as his slider children pick on each other.

Created: July, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

The Dad Burger, just reclining in his chair reading the news, has something to say, and it's: HEY! Settle down.

A donut with aviator sunglasses, a mustache and a Chicago city flag.

Created: April, 2016 | Role: Illustrator

Who has the best donuts? Chicago! This pastry guy hails from the city of broad shoulders, the windy city, Chicago, Illinois.

A wiener dog with cool Blues Brothers sunglasses, a chicago themed stocking cap, a mustache, and a suit that looks like a chicago-style hot dog.

Created: August 27th, 2010 | Role: Illustrator

No ketchup, ingredients like it was dragged through a garden, aviator sunglasses, mustache, stocking cap, it's just a little Chicago Dog!

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Valentines!

Celebrate love, your loves, or just delicious chocolate this year!

A shark dressed as a cherb peeks out of the water to spread some lovin.

Created: February, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Cupid Sharks are just here to spread some loving for Valentines Day to all the hopeless romantics! (And also probably eat you).

A shark peeks out of the water covered in kisses and wearing an arrow through its head headpiece.

Created: February, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Sharks love LOVE, Valentine's Day, chocolates, flower and candy. And also those headbands with the arrows thorugh 'em. The best!

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End of January

The end of January is here, one month down in 2023.

A dachshund wearing a Chicago hot dog costume runs by with a lunch pail that has the Chicago skyline.

Created: November, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

Just a loyal Chicago Dog running down Lake Shore Drive to the Bears game, bringing you your lunch!

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The first Friday the 13th of the Year!

Mid January is here, and a mild Winter so far!

Captain Pancake is dressed like a Chicago Bears Superfan, and is holding a chicago-style hot dog.

Created: December 9th, 2018 | Role: Illustrator

Captain Pancake is a huge fan of a certain football team from Chicago, by the lake, of the Midway!

A log wearing a terrifying hockey mask rises from the water.

Created: August, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

Rising up with a hockey mask, out of the water of Camp Crystal Lake, evil stirs! A part of my October Inks and log series!

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It's a new year!

Happy New Year! Let's see what '23 brings!

A shark in water surrounded by chocolate cupcakes.

Created: April 25th, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Sharks are known to annihilate any and all festive and tasty chocolate birthday party cupcakes when given the opportunity.

A shark popping out of the water with a cake and presents, frosting on its face.

Created: April, 2014 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Sharks love to eat cake, open presents, and celebrate birthdays, just keep your distance if one shows up to your birthday.

A shark is dressed as a clown at a kid's birthday party complete with balloon animals, but appears to have eaten some of the cake and presents.

Created: July, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

Beware: Sharks are infiltrating children's birthday parties dressed as clowns making balloon animals to everyone's delight!

Captain Pancake is celebrating your birthday while holding a present and surrounded by confetti falling down.

Created: November 26th, 2018 | Role: Illustrator

Guess which Captain Pancake loves birthday? The Captain BIRTHDAY Pancake loves birthdays! Happy birthday to one and all! Treat yourself!

A chicago-style hot dog is riding on a skateboard while wearing a stocking cap and giving a peace sign to the viewer.

Created: September 9th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Hey-hey, what do you say? It's a Chicago-style hot dog catching some of that windy-city wind, cruising on it's skateboard to check out the city skyline!

A few works from the week

Christmas is near!

It's almost Christmastime, I hope you got your shopping done!

Captain Pancake is enjoying the winter with a straw pipe, top hat, scarf and snowy body and looks like a snowman.

Created: December 3rd, 2018 | Role: Illustrator

My character Captain Pancake is all decked out in a festive hat, scarf and snow for the Holidays as Captain Snowcake!

A shark pops out of the water ready to play a game of hockey with a speech caption that has two hockey sticks crossing above a puck.

Created: December, 2013 | Role: Illustrator

The Hockey Shark has it's sticks and puck ready and just wanted to pop in for a quick game.

The lady shark of the North Pole is making cookies and other baked goods for Christmas!

Created: September 1st, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Mrs Claus Shark is a mean mean cookie baking machine and a great host in the waters of the North Pole.

A shark dressed as an elf is surrounded by toys.

Created: December 7th, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: When there's demand, Santa dresses sharks as elves and put them to work building toys.

A shark eats gingerbread houses and men.

Created: December 7th, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Sharks have a hankering for all things gingerbread, best not get in their way.

A few works from the week

The start of the Christmas Season!

Thanksgiving is over, it's late November, and it's time to get Merry!

A dachshund dressed in a chicago-style hot dog costume with sunglasses, mustached and a stocking cap.

Created: March 12th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

Da Chicago Dog is da best dog around!

A dachshund dressed in a chicago-style hot dog costume with sunglasses, mustached and a stocking cap.

Created: March 10th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

Revamp of my old Chicago dog for a new decade!

Captain Pancake is dressed as Santa Claus carrying a huge bag of presents.

Created: November, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

Captain Pancake is all decked out in his Santa suit to spread some Holiday Cheer!

A few works from the week

Halfway to Halloween

It's October time and we're half way to Halloween!

A jar full of bones and skulls trots by for Halloween.

Created: Ocotber 16th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Skull jam is definitely a pretty grim form of jam, but hey, it's full of calcium!

A jar full of candy corn trots by while carrying a large ear of actual corn, while wearing bib overalls and a straw hat!

Created: October 15th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

The corn jam is probably the lesser known of the Midwestern jams, but still down home and as All-American as they come!

A spooky floating ghost looks creepy but comfy with a stocking cap

Created: October 9th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Do ghosts wear stocking caps in Chicago because it's so cold most the year? I would argue that yes, yes they do.

A disembodied hand flies through the air with the gesture of 'the horns'.

Created: October 2nd, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

A metal fan in life and in DEATH (maybe death metal even). This flying hand with the horns is here to party.

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Fall is cool, but is it Spooky Time yet?

Fall is here! The end of September is soon, and with that October!

A figure with a head of a jack o'lantern is behind a group of jack o'lanters set up as a drum set.

Created: September 24th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Solos, mad steady beats, The Pumpkin Drummer has your back to keep the spooky tunes moving along in perfect time!

A few works from the week

September! Fall is just around the corner...

Time to snuggle up and watch the leaves turn and the days get shorter.

A chicken is at the wheel of a monster truck with a chicken mascot on the hood.

Created: September 17th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY. Are you ready for four-wheel monster truck action with The Chicken Monster Truck? It's ready and rearing to get down and dirty in the MUD.

A chicago-style hot dog is riding on a skateboard while wearing a stocking cap and giving a peace sign to the viewer.

Created: September 9th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Hey-hey, what do you say? It's a Chicago-style hot dog catching some of that windy-city wind, cruising on it's skateboard to check out the city skyline!

The lady shark of the North Pole is making cookies and other baked goods for Christmas!

Created: September 1st, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Mrs Claus Shark is a mean mean cookie baking machine and a great host in the waters of the North Pole.

A few works from the week

Still Christmas in July! And back to school...

Can't believe it's August already!

A shark peeks out of the water wearing a spinning helicopter hat with all of his books and school supplies in disarray floating in the water.

Created: September 29th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks are not real nuts about going back to school, but they do love taking a bite out of their school supplies!

Captain Pancake smiles at the viewer as a younger version of himself, with braces a book bag and holding his books with his lunch on the ground at his side.

Created: September 27th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

Captain Pancake was once an awkward little dude too! Here he is with braces and book bag, ready to go back to school just like you!

This shark is breaching the surface to destroy and assume the identities of any snowmen that might end up in the ocean!

Created: August 21st, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Shark love to destroy any snowmen that might end up in the ocean and assume their jolly identities!

A few works from the week

Christmas in July! And shark week.

Last week of July! Halfway point to Christmas!

A shark peeks out of the water, surrounded by an assortment of cookies and gifts, dressed as Jolly St Nick!

Created: August 2nd, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks love to get dressed up, deliver presents, and eat cookies when it's Christmastime as Jolly St Nick!

A shark dressed as an elf is surrounded by toys.

Created: December 7th, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: When there's demand, Santa dresses sharks as elves and put them to work building toys.

A shark eats gingerbread houses and men.

Created: December 7th, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Sharks have a hankering for all things gingerbread, best not get in their way.

A few works from the week

Summertime and the living's easy...

It's not hotter than Hell! Get out there and enjoy the weather!

A happy quarter of a watermelon skates by with some white sunglasses.

Created: July 20th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

You're cool, but are you sunglasses watermelon on a skateboard cool? Maybe. I'm not that cool, that's for sure.

A happy ghost cruises by, hovering over a skateboard in motion while giving the peace sign.

Created: July 20th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Skaters never die! This little spectre is still shredding, but not here to be spooky! Be sure to give a peace sign back to this one skating by!

An astronaut in space wielding chainsaws for hands standing on the surface of the moon.

Created: February, 2010 | Role: Illustrator

The Horror of Chainsaws...in Outer Space!

A skateboarding apple has a little worm friend along for the ride, popping out of his head.

Created: July 17th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

This apple skater is on the move much to the surprise to its little worm buddy tagging along!

A few works from the week

Happy July! USA! USA! USA!

Happy birthday, America!

Frank has an awesome trucker hat with his name on it, but the other club members don't think so.

Created: September, 2009 | Role: Illustrator

Frank's hat is pretty awesome, but not awesome enough for the Awesome Hat Club.

An astronaut burger is falling apart in outerspace.

Created: May, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

Burgers make horrible astronauts.

A shark pops out of the water dressed as Uncle Sam, with fireworks going off in the background.

Created: July, 2016 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Sharks love American and fireworks on the 4th of July.

A few works from the week

Hello June!

Hello June! Hello Summer!

Little Red Riding Hood approaches the viewer as her large cape reveals the Big Bad Wolf.

Created: September, 2014 | Role: Illustrator

The Big Bag Wolf lurks in the cape of Lil Red!

A collection of birds sing songs of Spring, a couple birds sing heavier

Created: July 11th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

Spring Birds are okay and let you know Winter is ending, but Summer Birds know how to rock and are the coolest.

An annoyed duck dressed in a raincoat and umbrellas avoiding the rain.

Created: May, 2013 | Role: Illustrator

Not everyone enjoys the rain, even those built for water.

An elongated and winding weiner dog winds along a lawn to its bowl and bone.

Created: December, 2016 | Role: Illustrator

Just a dachshund living his best live and on a journey to get its bone!

A few works from the week

Easter and Spring!

Happy April! Happy Easter!

A smiling wiener dog wears a red, white and blue ballcap and a chicago-style hot dog costume.

Created: April 28th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Winning ugly is still winning right? This wiener dog is repping the colors of the south siders in a sweet Chicago-style hot dog costume.

A smiling green dog wears a Chicago Dog costume while wearing a black baseball cap.

Created: April 26th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Who's got the best dogs in Chicago? Well the South side does of course! This little green wiener dog is representing a little baseball team that wears black and white.

The small head of a chicken pops out of a very large business suit and tie with the text 'business' on the bottom.

Created: April 21st, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Business. All business all the time. So much business. Lots and lots of business. Don't talk to me, I'm so busy with business. BUSINESS.

A stout, slightly misshapen chicken standing in its space, and it's quite large

Created: April 19th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Just an absolute unit of a bird. I mean look at this thing. That right there is a freakin chicken. Just a total unit.

A shark peeks out of the water wearing basket grass from an Easter basket and is surrounded by jelly beans.

Created: April 17th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks love jelly beans so much! During Easter weekend they will be on the hunt for their all that sugary jelly bean goodness!

A shark peeks out of the water dressed as the Easter Bunny with various jelly beans, chocolate bunnies, and eggs floating around him.

Created: April 16th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Best be on the look out for sharks posing as goodie basket carrying bunnies, they love Easter.

A few works from the week

End of March

Closing out the month of March! Hello April!

A shark peaks out of the water in bad shape looking horrifying and looking for brains.

Created: April 3rd, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Zombie sharks are still swimming in the waters, although they are undead, and roaming the seas looking for fresh tasty BRAINS!

A shark dressed in festive St Patrick's Day attire enjoys donuts, sweets and festive drinks to celebrate the holiday.

Created: March 29th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks love to live it up, every single day of March for St Patrick's Day and enjoy all the treats, sweets and minty flavored drinks!

A few works from the week

Early December

A winter wonderland!

A donut with aviator sunglasses, a mustache and a Chicago city flag.

Created: April, 2016 | Role: Illustrator

Who has the best donuts? Chicago! This pastry guy hails from the city of broad shoulders, the windy city, Chicago, Illinois.

Captain Pancake is dressed as Santa Claus carrying a huge bag of presents.

Created: November, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

Captain Pancake is all decked out in his Santa suit to spread some Holiday Cheer!

Santa Claus shows the agony of his six peppermint claws.

Created: August, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

In a horrible experiment in the frigid North, peppermint was grafted to Santa Claus' bones.

A group of people enjoy a small ice skating park that the ice is in the text 'wonderland', surrounded by pine trees.

Created: May, 2013 | Role: Illustrator

Living, skating and enjoying life in a Winter wonderland!

A monster is wide eyed after drinking too much caffeine in the Winter.

Created: February, 2013 | Role: Illustrator

This fuzzy, antler and stocking cap wearing original Monster Mr Caffeine might've over-revved on the 'joe trying to keep warm! So jittery!

A shark dressed as a lumberjack with a warm hat and axe strikes a pose in a woodland setting.

Created: January 2013 | Role: Illustrator

Save our forests from the destruction of the Lumberjack Shark!

A few works from the week

End of November

Socks! Undies! Santa!

A single sock is skating on a skateboard and smiling and giving a peace symbol gesture

Created: March 5th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

That sock you lost is making a break for it!

A collection of single socks partying under a mirror ball

Created: March 12th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

At last, lone socks find new friends and a place to celebrate!

A robot wrapped in a giant pair of white briefs.

Created: September 8th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

No one expects the Uber UnderwearBot!

A shark with reindeer antlers and a red nose peeks out of the water during a snowfall.

Created: September, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks will stop at nothing to lead the sleigh this Christmas. Keep on the lookout REINDEER.

A shark dressed like Santa Claus emerges from the water with presents and candy.

Created: September, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Santa shark loves gift giving during Christmas and brings presents to all the oceanic creatures!

A few works from the week

October

It's Halloween time! Too spooky!

A shark pops out of the water that is a zombie.

Created: January, 2014 | Role: Illustrator

Fact: Some sharks just want you for your brains!

A spooky group of Halloween characters hicthing a ride at night in a hot air balloon with a pumpkin print.

Created: September 13th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

The spookiest way to travel!

A scarecrow shark pops out of the water to shoo away the crows.

Created: December, 2014 | Role: Illustrator

The best way to scare away crows is the apex predator of the sea!

A T-Rex dressed as the Grim Reaper.

Created: September, 2018 | Role: Illustrator

The dinosaur you never learned about in school, the Grim Reapersaur!

A hipster pumpking with a man bun checks his cell phone

Created: October 28th, 2018 | Role: Illustrator

The Pumpkin Bun is never without his phone!

Captain Pancake has turned into a zombie after not being fully devoured.

Created: December 3rd, 2018 | Role: Illustrator

The shuffling feet! The mumbled groan! The pale green skin! Oh no! Captain Pancake has been bit by a zombie and has become the walking dead!

A happy ghost floats above a skateboard

Created: January 16th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

Is the ghost skater riding his deck? Or Doing a sweet trick?

A friendly ghost with a cool pirate sword and hat.

Created: August, 18th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

Yarrr! The life of pillaging and burying ye plunder may be long gone me matey, but there's always one last adventure when you're a ghost pirate!

A few works from the week

September

Back to School!

Captain Pancake smiles at the viewer as a younger version of himself, with braces a book bag and holding his books with his lunch on the ground at his side.

Created: September 27th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

Captain Pancake was once an awkward little dude too! Here he is with braces and book bag, ready to go back to school just like you!

A shark peeks out of the water wearing a spinning helicopter hat with all of his books and school supplies in disarray floating in the water.

Created: September 29th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks are not real nuts about going back to school, but they do love taking a bite out of their school supplies!

A few works from the week

August 2021

Vectors and Sharks for August

A shark peeks out of the water with a rosy nose, wearing a stocking cap, gloves, a scarf, surrounded by falling leaves.

Created: August 27th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks like to bust out their scarves and mittens and have pumpkin spice lattes during decorative gourd season.

A shark peeks out of the water covered in donuts looking for some hot coffee.

Created: August 26th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: If donuts are in the water the the shark will request coffee with its the of donuts, after he claims them as his own, thanks. THANKS.

A shark peeks out of the water surrounded by donuts.

Created: August 24th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

Best not bother a shark when it's enjoying a box of donuts.

A small smiling lunch box, with glasses and braces, walks to class.

Created: August, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

Just an awkward but happy little lunch pail heading to school!

A floating Jack O'Lantern reaches out with a full moon, clouds, and bats in the background.

Created: August 3rd, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

The Varsity Pumpkin is using the cover of clouds to bear it's green hands and sharp vine claws to come and getcha!

A cute rubber duckie is surrounded by bubbles.

Created: August 3rd, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

Rub a dub in the tub, it's a friendly rubber duckie fresh from a relaxing bath and here with some bubbles!

A few works from the week

Late July

Chicago Dogs!

A dachshund smiles while wearing a stocking cap and Chicago style hot dog costume.

Created: July 20th, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

Just a little bit of mustard on this Chicago-style hot dog costume wearing little dachshund known as the Chicago Dog!

A dachshund is wearing shades, a stocking cap, and a cool Chicago Style Hot Dog costume.

Created: July 22nd, 2021 | Role: Illustrator

Some cool aviator shades and a stocking cap on this weiner dog wearing a Chicago-style hot dog costume. This Chicago Dog just like Da Coach!

A few works from the week

Late June and Mid July

Cities floating in the sky!

A sunny city that is suspended in the air by balloons.

Created: July, 2010 | Role: Illustrator

Suspended in the air by hot air ballons, a town thrives!

A donut made of gold stands proud with sparkles and sprinkles.

Created: March, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

A wiener dog with cool Blues Brothers sunglasses, a chicago themed stocking cap, a mustache, and a suit that looks like a chicago-style hot dog.

Created: August 27th, 2010 | Role: Illustrator

No ketchup, ingredients like it was dragged through a garden, aviator sunglasses, mustache, stocking cap, it's just a little Chicago Dog!

A few works from the week

June 27th

Clouds on the move!

A burger and fries are excited for the weekend!

Created: September, 2016 | Role: Illustrator

It's the weekend! Treat yourself!

A fluffy white cloud chugs a mug filled to the brim with sunshine.

Created: June 2nd, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

This white and fluffy cloud needs hearty, filled to the brim, cup of sunshine to start his day!

A gray storm cloud chews on lighning bolts.

Created: June 3rd, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

This grumpy little storm cloud in some sweet sneakers is chomping on lightning bolts and getting all charged up for a stormy night!

A happy white cloud cruises by on a skateboard while showing a peace sign gesture

Created: January 24th 2019 | Role: Illustrator

The Cloud Skater is skating on his trusty skateboard, cruizing right to Summertime fun!

An angry cloud is ready to storm, riding a skateboard, and has an arm full of lightning bolts

Created: January 21st, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

The Thunder Cloud Skater has a bit of a grumpy attitude from starting his work off on the wrong foot and is going to let the world know about it!

A few works from the week

June 15th

Burgers and Dads!

A dad shark pops out of the water with a pipe and a glass of whiskey.

Created: July, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

Dad shark just wants to read the paper and be left the hell alone.

An astronaut burger is falling apart in outerspace.

Created: May, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

Burgers make horrible astronauts.

A dad hamburger looks on as his slider children pick on each other.

Created: July, 2015 | Role: Illustrator

The Dad Burger, just reclining in his chair reading the news, has something to say, and it's: HEY! Settle down.

A large robot travels with ketchup, mustard, and burger condiment pals.

Created: August, 2013 | Role: Illustrator

Quite the robotic burger stack coming your way!

A jar of jam rides a comet with

Created: September, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: The universe began when the jar that contained it decided to joy ride on a comet, and the cosmic contents leaked out.

A few works from the week

May 27th

Some EPIC designs.

A skater with a jack o'lantern for a head zips by the viewer.

Created: October, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

In October, skaters have Halloween on the brain.

A crow with multiple heads and wings is covered in blood.

Created: October, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

A wicked multi-headed crow that guards the gates of Hell! It's the Crowberus!

A very large snapping turtle carries a forest city on its back through the water.

Created: October, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

Colorized an old epic piece. Now REBORN!

Captain Pancake is dressed in formal wear.

Created: December, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

'I do say, I believe it's breakfast time!' ~Fancy Captain Pancake

A pumpkin powered by steam has robotic arms and stands over an assortment of jack o' lanterns.

Created: September, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

The steam-powered mechanized wonder!

A few works from the week

May 18th

Dogs and Bears!

A dachshund wearing a Chicago hot dog costume runs by with a lunch pail that has the Chicago skyline.

Created: November, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

Just a loyal Chicago Dog running down Lake Shore Drive to the Bears game, bringing you your lunch!

An old dinosaur is scolding younger dinosaurs with his outreached cane.

Created: March, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

Get out of here with your sportsball, YOUNGINS!

An orange with green sunglasses skates on a skateboard while waving

Created: February 19th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

Orange you glad this skating fruit stopped by to say hi?

A grizzly bear with a pine foreset on its back walking.

Created: July, 2012 | Role: Illustrator

A large grizzly bear lumbers though a pine forest.

A bear is annoyed while wearing a hat that is also a bird's nest.

Created: March, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

Mr. Bear isn't too keen on his sweet new hat the local birds provided.

A few works from the week

April 23rd

Lost socks like to party!

A shark is out of water and bodying a skateboard while wearing a helmet

Created: February 2nd, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

Look out everyone! Sharks have taken to the streets with mad skills!

A triangle-shaped slice of a watermelon cruises on a skateboard while showing a peace sign

Created: January 13th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

This Watermelon Slice is skating right into summer!

A collection of single socks partying under a mirror ball

Created: March 12th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

At last, lone socks find new friends and a place to celebrate!

A single sock is skating on a skateboard and smiling and giving a peace symbol gesture

Created: March 5th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

That sock you lost is making a break for it!

A few works from the week

April 30th

Skaters are out enjoying the warmer temps!

A happy white cloud cruises by on a skateboard while showing a peace sign gesture

Created: January 24th 2019 | Role: Illustrator

The Cloud Skater is skating on his trusty skateboard, cruizing right to Summertime fun!

An angry cloud is ready to storm, riding a skateboard, and has an arm full of lightning bolts

Created: January 21st, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

The Thunder Cloud Skater has a bit of a grumpy attitude from starting his work off on the wrong foot and is going to let the world know about it!

A happy ghost floats above a skateboard

Created: January 16th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

Is the ghost skater riding his deck? Or Doing a sweet trick?

A cherry cruises by on a skateboard.

Created: July 6th, 2020 | Role: Illustrator

If you see a red blur on a skateboard this Summer, it's probably the cherry skater!

A cool banana skates on a skateboard while showing a peace gesture.

Created: January 28th, 2019 | Role: Illustrator

The Banana Skater is the chillest banana on a skateboard you'll ever see!

A watermelon wearing sunglasses rides a skateboard while giving the 'peace' sign.

Created: November, 2016 | Role: Illustrator

You might be cool, but are you a skating watermelon with sunglasses cool?

A few works from the week

Week of April 12th

A few logs and a duck that were bummed out by cold Spring weather.

A little log has a next of birds resting on his head.

Created: January, 2017 | Role: Illustrator

Not all logs have bad days!

A log takes a break and cools down with a popsicle log treat.

Created: August, 2016 | Role: Illustrator

A little log dude enjoying a popsicle on the hot summer day!

A log is unamused as someone put an axe in his head.

Created: | Role: Illustrator

This log here just starting the day on the best foot.

A log getting rained on, while on fair, under a thunderstorm cloud, clearly not having a good day.

Created: May, 2014 | Role: Illustrator

Can't rain all the time...except on this log...and also thunderstorm.

A log resting on a log covered in flames, clearly not having a good day.

Created: May, 2014 | Role: Illustrator

Sometimes Logs have REALLY crummy days.

An annoyed duck dressed in a raincoat and umbrellas avoiding the rain.

Created: May, 2013 | Role: Illustrator

Not everyone enjoys the rain, even those built for water.