Illustration Life & Death


Hello Son

On November 28th, 2014 my wife and I found out we would be expecting our first child! We are so exicted about our little boy and can't wait to be parents! We're expecting our bundle of joy in August

Life has an unique way of acting like a catalyst for inspiration.

Congrats Grandpa!

This card was given to my dad. "阿公" means grandfather.

Envelope for the cards. "恭喜" or Gong-Xi, which means "congratulations", is the typical and traditional response to a joyous occasion in someone's life (marriage, birth, etc.).

Congrats Grandpa!

This card was given to my mom. "阿媽" means grandmother.

My two sisters got this card. "Goo-goo" is the transliteration for "aunt" in Taiwanese.

Detail work in the icons used and patterns in the outer rings.

Detailing of the custom made Mandarin Chinese lettering.


Not done yet …

I didn't just stop with my Taiwanese family, but I also created announcements for my wife's family as well. I tapped into her Italian roots for this piece.


Goodbye 阿媽 (Grandma)

On January 13th, 2015 I got the unfortunate news that my grandmother in Taiwan had passed away from complications with her health. She lived to be 94 years of age. May she rest in peace.

Death has an unique way of acting like a catalyst for inspiration.