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Artist Spotlight — Sue Zipkin

Be Here Now 2016 wall calendar featuring timeless quotes from Ram Dass and Sue's artwork.

Be Here Now 2016 wall calendar featuring timeless quotes from Ram Dass with Sue’s colorful artwork. Click image to see more.

We had the pleasure of having an Q&A with illustrator Sue Zipkin. She is new to our family of contributors sharing her delightful artwork for our Ram Dass series of greeting cards and the Be Here Now 2016 wall calendar. ~ Amber Lotus

How would you define your signature style?
Playful. Colorful. Sophisticated. Whimsical.

What other designers, music, and books inspire you?
William Morris is one of my faves, along with Gustav Klimt and Designers Guild. I love children’s book illustrations. I’m inspired by my contemporary artist friends and colleagues, too numerous to name. I love handcrafted styles; elegant, intricate patterns; Bohemian-flavored fabric; Indian and Persian motifs; bright colors; and patterns found in nature. I don’t read many books because of my dyslexia, but I enjoy listening to podcasts online while I work. Continue reading

New Greeting Card Arrivals

Our warehouse is bursting with new greeting cards from Ram Dass, Kinuko Y. Craft, Duirwaigh Studios, Renée Locks, and Kristina Swarner as well as new additions to our best-selling Illuminating Spirit card series. Sampler packs — six different cards in a series — are now available.