What do Cave Men Eat?

What do Cave Men Eat?

Posted by on Oct 19, 2015 in News, Packaging illustration, Recent projects | No Comments

Up until early 2015, cave men ate this: Then the CaveMan brand nutrition bars evolved a bit, they got a new logo, and substituted a photograph for the see-through window. But the packaging was still not quite working. The bars were actually really good once you opened one and bit into it, but they didn’t photograph well. The […]

Free “Make Way for Monarchs” Poster

Free “Make Way for Monarchs” Poster

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in Graphic design, Posters, Recent projects | 2 Comments

MONARCH BUTTERFLIES: they are identifiable by any school child. And they are common as robins and daisies, right? Not necessarily. Don’t take anything beautiful for granted. Scientists have documented a 90% decline in numbers of this iconic species since the mid-1990s. Part of this is because of over-use of herbicides on farms, yards, and roadsides […]

More Medicinal Plants

More Medicinal Plants

Two recent additions to the new line of organic Alvita herbal tea packages. I think I have now painted almost every medicinal plant used in commercial teas. I try to sample the teas when I am working on them, but just painting these beautiful plants is therapeutic in itself. After about 35 of these packages, […]

Herbal Tea Garden

Herbal Tea Garden

Posted by on Feb 5, 2014 in News | No Comments

 Herb Garden, my page for the Natural Science Illustration section of the upcoming Medical Illustration Sourcebook no. 27

Alvita.com Features Botanical Art

Alvita.com Features Botanical Art

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in News | No Comments

Alvita Designs Web Site Around New Botanical Illustrations by Paul Mirocha When I run out of design ideas, I often turn to botany. Plants always come through for me as design solutions when all else fails. Each plant species is a beautiful, elegant design solution in itself, a variation on the theme for its botanical […]