done or made by stealth; secret or clandestine: a surreptitious glance.


All that is missing is a good book.  We went camping this summer and I made a quick sketch of my daughter swinging happily in the hammock.  It turned into this beautiful drawing.  I spent a lot of time in the hammock myself, happily reading a book.  A few days living in a forest is good for the soul.  girl in hammock


5 responses

  1. Hi Tia, I like your drawing!!!!

    October 1, 2012 at 9:40 am

  2. Really cute! Great choice of perspective!

    October 1, 2012 at 4:10 pm

  3. Would love to see this on cards, or maybe even a shirt.

    October 1, 2012 at 8:43 pm

  4. if I use this as a bookcover do I need permission? Please advise.

    May 1, 2015 at 11:45 am

    • Hi Carole,

      I’m happy you like my illustration work. That is flattering, but if you wish to use my illustration as a book cover, we would need to make a contract, as it is copyrighted material. Please let me know more about this. My email address is



      May 1, 2015 at 12:21 pm

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