Gayle!

Gayle! art

Hand-drawn typography: Colored pencil on paper

Crab Girl

Crab Girl art
Gayle Wheatley, colored pencil & ink on paper

Inspirations: astrology, Battle Star Gallactica and my sketches from the oceanography section of the Los Angeles Museum of Natural History.

Featured Artist on Lime.com

Featured Artist on Lime.com art
My painting Moon Dream was recently featured on Lime.com to accompany an article about gender freedom.

Vine Nymph

Vine Nymph art
Gayle Wheatley, Colored Pencil on Paper

The Green Fairy

The Green Fairy art

HAPPY SAINT PATRICK’S DAY!!!
Gayle Wheatley, colored pencil & ink on paper

Inspirations: Irish luck + shamrocks, Moulin Rouge + absinthe, Thumbelina + Peter Pan

Antler Girl

Antler Girl art

Gayle Wheatley, Colored Pencil and Ink on Paper
Inspirations: pink lemonade, deer watching in Nara, Japan and Malibu, CA, Native American mythology and “Necromance,” the most interesting store I’ve ever been to in LA…it’s on Melrose and is filled with animal skeletons, amazing taxidermy, antlers, preserved insects, sea creature fossils, teeth & shells, preserved animal bits in jars and all sorts of interesting stuff.

Meow.

Meow. art
Gayle Wheatley, Colored Pencil on Paper

Stawberry-Lemonade Rocker

Stawberry Lemonade Rocker art

Gayle Wheatley, Colored Pencil and Ink on Paper, Osaka Forever Series

Inspirations: Japanese fashion, punk rock, Shinsaibashi

Cowgirl with Tutu and Lotus Threads

Cowgirl with Tutu and Lotus Threads art

Gayle Wheatley, Colored Pencil and Ink on Paper, Osaka Forever Series

Inspirations: Japanese fashion, Americamura, riding the bull at Saddleranch, Monk & Pantone Rubine Red.

Martini

Martini art
Character illustration for the upcoming novel The Origami Oracle.
Gayle Wheatley, watercolor on paper

Inspirations: the real-life cat Martini (who is gloriously hypo-allergenic, and so sweet), The Origami Oracle (of course!), retro cartooning and watching the movie Coraline in 3D and at the magical Arlington theater in Santa Barbara.

Wedding Venues and Services Magazine Illustration

Wedding Venues and Services Magazine Illustration art

Wedding Venues & Services magazine, published in the United Kingdom, will be featuring an wedding illustration of mine with one of their feature stories in their next issue! More to come later…

Blow Fish

Blow Fish art
(Gayle Wheatley, watercolor on paper)

Blow Fish art