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 […]