Codex Biologica


The love of nature, begins here.

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Codex Biologica


The love of nature, begins here.

FOOTPRINTS OF LAETOLI–Graphite, ballpoint pen on paper and digital color. Scene depicting all non-Hominin fauna of Laetoli, Tanzania.

SABERTOOTHS– Graphite and digital texture. A compilation of sabertooth predators from left to right: Smilodon, Panthera atrox, Barbourofelis, Homotherium and Xenosmilus.

DAWN OF WHALES–Graphite drawing with digital color. Two early whales, Indohyus (top) and Ambulocetus (bottom) demonstrate their distinct ecological lifestyles. 

CHIHUIL–Ink on paper. Illustration of Bagre panamensis, a catfish.

DAKOSAURUS–Graphite, oil and ballpoint pen on paper. Reconstruction of the extinct marine Crocodylomorph, Dakosaurus

AFROTHERIA–India ink on paper. A visual representation of various mammalian orders that originated in Africa. 

GHOSTS OF GOMPHOTHERES–3d model with textures. Reconstruction of the extinct elephant Cuvieronius

MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION–Graphite and acrylic on poster board. A depiction of tyrannosaur family behavior. Males and females are thought to have cared for the young, much like birds.

INTERSTELLAR ODYSSEY–Watercolor on paper. Representation of Steller's sea ape, a hypothetical creature seen by german explorer Georges Steller. 

GOLIATHUS-Watercolor on poster board. Illustration of the largest insect in the world, the Goliath beetle.

Codex Sirena


Exploring the ocean of visual idioms.

Codex Sirena


Exploring the ocean of visual idioms.

THE LAST DESMOSTYLIAN–Digital painting. Allegorical depiction of the extinction of the Desmostylian lineage. The desmostylians (Genera Palaeoparadoxia, Desmostylus, Behemotops, Cornwallius, Kronokotherium, Ashoroa and Neoparadoxia) are an extinct lineage of marine mammals distantly related to manatees and elephants.  

 DR AHAB'S ANATOMY LESSON–Graphite and digital color. Conceptual illustration depicting the dissection of a mermaid by rogue sailors.

DR AHAB'S ANATOMY LESSON–Graphite and digital color. Conceptual illustration depicting the dissection of a mermaid by rogue sailors.

 BLUE RINGS–Graphite and digital color. Conceptual illustration for outfit design inspired by the blue ringed octopus. 

BLUE RINGS–Graphite and digital color. Conceptual illustration for outfit design inspired by the blue ringed octopus. 

SQUIDMAIDS–Color pencil and digital color. Conceptual illustration depicting designs for squid fashion. 

ATARGATIS–Digital painting. Illustration showing Syrian goddess and first mermaid, Atargatis. 

BUBBLES–Digital graphite. Conceptual illustration of mermaid playing with a bubble net. 

CHUMASH MERMAID HUNT–Graphite and digital color. Conceptual illustration inspired by Pacific Northwest art.

GEOMERMS–Ballpoint pen and digital color. Conceptual exercise utilizing three basic shapes.

Codex Femina


The female form lights the flame of inspiration.

Codex Femina


The female form lights the flame of inspiration.

ST CHRISTOPHER (detail)–Graphite and digital color. Detail from a composition depicting the ascension of St. Christopher, the Cynocephalian (not shown). 

BIRTH OF A NATION–Graphite and digital color. Allegorical depiction of the creation of the Russian homeland.

ISHTAR–Graphite and digital color. Depiction of the Phoenician goddess Ishtar as she journeys into the underworld.

RAPE OF EUROPA–Graphite and digital texture. Illustration of the Greek epic tale with Zeus and the nymph Europa.

DARLENE–Graphite on paper. Portrait study.