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December 13, 2017

Shannon Abbey’s abstract floral design for bolt fabric has a definite mid-century modern vibe.  (more)

November 14, 2017

Shannon Abbey’s reimagining of the classic Grimm’s Fairy Tale, The Bremen Town Players, manages to sneak in an extra fun animal.  (more)

November 9, 2017

Shannon Abbey was commissioned by On Wisconsin Magazine to illustrate an article about entrepreneurs who achieve greater success by building their businesses at a slow and steady pace.  (more)

November 1, 2017

Shannon Abbey is working up a series of titles for her “pet project,” a dog magazine called Best Friend Monthly. She’s going with a chalkboard cover, playing around with scratchboard type, laying down the letters with ink and scratching away some parts. (more)

October 25, 2017

Shannon Abbey is working on an alphabet book series incorporating hair with letters of the alphabet. This one is based on the letter S and Madame de Pompadour, a famous beauty of the French court and “official chief mistress” (yes, there was such a thing) of Louis XV from 1745 to 1751.  (more)

October 18, 2017

Shannon Abbey’s recent illustration was inspired by the styles of the French Revolution.  (more)

October 11, 2017

Shannon Abbey’s appetite for all things vintage is obvious in this fun food illustration. Inspired by memories of her mother’s Joy of Cooking and Trader Vic's cookbooks, as well as her own collection of mid-century tablecloths, Shannon mixes pen & ink drawing with a pinch of digital texture to illustrate a classic mac and cheese recipe. (more)

October 5, 2017

Shannon Abbey’s charming children’s book illustration project is based on a news story in which a tropical bird, blown across the Atlantic by a massive storm, landed dehydrated and battered on a British shore.  (more)

September 26, 2017

Shannon Abbey’s sweet, hand-lettered chalkboard art was commissioned by an antique store owner for retail sale.  (more)