Sonja Funnell Art

Sonja Funnell Art: November 2013

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The Elfin Hill (page 1)

Page one of illustrating "The Elfin Hill" by Hans Christian Anderson. This is actually somewhere in the middle of the story, but it seemed like an exquisite place to start...

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The Elf of the Rose

"After a while he found another rose, which became his home, for among its delicate fragrant leaves he could dwell in safety. Every morning he flew to the window of the poor girl, and always found her weeping by the flower pot. The bitter tears fell upon the jasmine twig, and each day, as she became paler and paler, the sprig appeared to grow greener and fresher"

full story here

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Saturday, November 16, 2013


Dawn as a small baby

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Give a Custom Portrait This Christmas (Handmade in Wisconsin)

Give a handmade portrait of a loved one this Christmas handmade in Oshkosh Wisconsin!
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Tuesday, November 12, 2013


My brother Max as a baby!
More portraits (with more hair) here

Monday, November 11, 2013

Jake the Dog

 Here is a drawing of my 5th grade treacher's dog Jake, drawn with pastel on board.
See more pet portraits here!

Thursday, November 7, 2013

"My Little Snuggle-Buggle” Illustrations

I finished illustrating the second book in the Namma and Me Series, “My Little Snuggle-Buggle” by LuAnne Heinen. This one was hand drawn in Photoshop,  and has a warm color palette with a pop of blue for interest…visit my illustration page for more.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

My Fiancé was always cute.