As I currently work to polish a few of the Halo illustrations with final touches, I work in a small, sunny, home studio in Western Massachusetts.
But did you know that before I made this my creative space, I lived in a van for almost two years? On purpose. Read more -->
From now on, I use "we." WE met our first milestone of $3,000. WE are officially publishing this story. This project is no longer an "I" project, because all of you, my generous backers, own a piece of this project. The success of Halo now belongs in part to each and every one of you. Thank you. The best thing I can do for US is make us proud, and I hope you'll continue to share that pride as Halo's journey moves forward. Read more -->
I would like to send a very warm THANK YOU to all of you who have jumped on board with Halo on Kickstarter. Your generous contributions have brought us almost to the 50% mark in just 24 hours of being online. Read more -->
I’m so thrilled to announce that Halo: A Story about Heaven is one step closer to print. In order to have full control of the story, illustrations and distribution of this project, self-publishing seemed like the best avenue for printing. To cover the initial costs, Halo will be featured on Kickstarter.com from March 14 to April 13, 2013.
If you’ve read about the inspiring dream behind Halo, you probably aren’t surprised that I ended up with a white dog of my own. Koda the White German Shepherd joined us in 2009, hailing from Furrari Kennels in Ontario. I was introduced to the breed while I was helping to train dogs for autism assistance with the PACCK Foundation in 2008. I loved their intellect and problem-solving skills, and of course, I couldn’t stop thinking about the white dog who appeared in my dream.