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, […]

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 […]

Too Cute to Kill?

Too Cute to Kill?

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 in News, Recent projects | No Comments

Corry’s Snail and Bug Death comes in a package that has been around since the 1930s and has a lot of brand recog­ni­tion. When Corry’s asked Ron Rifkin of The Design Office in Oakland to update the classic design, he decided the illus­tra­tion needed some help too. Still, it was very impor­tant that loyal customers […]