Lehua Hula Girl
Lehua Hula Girl
Please Kokua
Please Kokua
Surf’s Up
Surf’s Up
Hawaiian Style Slippers
Hawaiian Style Slippers
Hanging Eight
Hanging Eight
Moki and Friend
Moki and Friend
Barrel Racing
Barrel Racing
Lanikai Cruising
Lanikai Cruising
Enjoy The Moment
Enjoy The Moment
Dragonfish
Dragonfish
The Gift
The Gift
Snow Bunny
Snow Bunny
Gamecocks vs Clemson
Gamecocks vs Clemson
This Chick Rocks
This Chick Rocks
Sometimes You Need A Hug
Sometimes You Need A Hug
Happy Halloween
Happy Halloween
Huffy The Dragon
Huffy The Dragon
Two Mice Hugging
Two Mice Hugging
The Cardinal
The Cardinal
Medusa
Medusa
Lehua Hula Girl
Lehua Hula GirlMichelle Wynn illustrated Lehua from the Hawaiian O’hia-Lehua Tree legend. This flowering tree thrives in the lava of Big Island, Hawaii. Lehua is with the apapane bird, who is her aumakua, spirit guardian.The illustration was created using Procreate on an iPad Pro.Lehua Hula Girl is available on apparel, bags, prints, beach towels, water bottles, stickers and other items in my Threadless Artist Shop. The link is in my About Page.
Please Kokua
Please KokuaMichelle Wynn created Please Kokua for an Earth Day Donation Event through Threadless. Threadless would donate $2 to The Conservation Fund for every extra soft blue t-shirt sold during the May 2019 event.The Conservation Fund conducts beach clean-ups, so I felt this would be an appropriate image for beach clean-up here in Hawaii, which various groups conduct to malama or care for the environment. The word kokua means to help with loving kindness.This illustration was created using Procreate.Apparel and products are available through my Threadless Artist Shop. The link in on my About page.
Surf’s Up
Surf’s UpMichelle Wynn created this fun loving illustration to depict two friends having some fun in the sun. It depicts a SUP Mongoose getting some wave action with his whale friend. Why these two mammals in particular? Both are very common locally, here in the Hawaiian islands. Mongoose and every other animal here can often be seen on the beaches and in several areas whales can be seen breaching off shore.This illustration was created using Procreate.
Hawaiian Style Slippers
Hawaiian Style SlippersSlippers are part of Hawaiian life. A basic necessity of everyday wear. Just not in the house!Created using Procreate
Hanging Eight
Hanging EightMichelle Wynn created this fun little octopus who is hangin’ eight off his surfboard.This illustration was created using Procreate.Apparel and products available through my Threadless Artist Shop. The link is in my About page.
Moki and Friend
Moki and FriendMichelle Wynn created this cute illustration of Moki and his shark friend taking a selfie while surfing.I live in Hawaii and a lot of Hawaiians have a shark or Mano as their aumakua, spirit guardian. I thought this would be a fun way to show their love for each other and friendship.This illustration was created using Procreate.Retail products available through my Threadless Artist Shop link on my About page.
Barrel Racing
Barrel RacingMichelle Wynn illustrated this little barrel racer because all great racers start off small.This illustration was created using Procreate and Adobe Illustrator.Retail products available through my Threadless Artist Shop link on my About page.
Lanikai Cruising
Lanikai CruisingMichelle Wynn illustrated this sunny and surf inspired beach trip as a nod to the bicycle culture in the Lanikai and Kailua area on O’ahu, Hawaii. Many tourists rent bicycles to enjoy the cute shops and beautiful beaches in the area.This illustration was created using Procreate.
Enjoy The Moment
Enjoy The MomentMichelle Wynn illustrated this for a story she is working on. She wanted us to lay in a sunny meadow of flowers and enjoy the moment with this teddy bear in shining armor.This illustration was created using Procreate.Retail products are available through the Threadless Artist Shop link in my About page.
Dragonfish
DragonfishMichelle Wynn illustrated this dragon fish for her studio. It represents the determination and perseverance that she has needed to fulfill her dream of being an artist. This design is based off the legend in China and Japan about the koi fish who swam up a waterfall to become a dragon. It depicts the beginning of the transformation of the koi fish.This illustration was created from a toned pencil drawing in Procreate.Retail products are available through the Threadless Artist Shop link in my About page.
The Gift
The GiftMichelle Wynn created this image of two fuzzy mice moving their mountainous cheese gift. It was originally created for Christmas cards as the tower of cheese resembles a tree and also a gift. Early in her career, Michelle started creating these cute mice in all sorts of scenarios for practice and also for holiday cards.This is a traditional illustration using mixed media (acrylic paint, colored and pastel pencils) on clayboard.Retail products are available through the Zazzle Shop link in my About page.
Snow Bunny
Snow BunnyMichelle Wynn created this bunny during the unseasonably cold spring.This digital illustration was created using Procreate.
Gamecocks vs Clemson
Gamecocks vs ClemsonMichelle Wynn created this illustration for Clear Channel Radio in SC. They asked her to design the two local favorite mascots fighting over the mic. In addition to this illustration, Michelle also created a t-shirt design for their sponsor event and a newspaper ad featuring a different variation of the fighting mascots.This illustration was created from a pencil sketch using Adobe Illustrator. It was part of their Hummer vehicle wrap for the station.
This Chick Rocks
This Chick RocksMichelle Wynn created this originally for her nieces birthday card. She wished to create something cute, cuddly and fun to express how chicks can rock in their own unique way.This illustration was created in Procreate.Retail products are available through the Threadless Artist Shop link in my About page.
Sometimes You Need A Hug
Sometimes You Need A HugMichelle Wynn created this illustration to honor some friends who pulled together to give hugs and encouragement. She was also inspired by her cat, Luna’s, love for her fish toys.This illustration was created using Procreate.Retail products are available through the Threadless Artist Shop link in my About page.
Happy Halloween
Happy HalloweenMichelle Wynn created this illustration as a Halloween design. She often creates special holiday illustrations for cards or online sentiments. The image was inspired by her cat, Luna. A very loving black cat.This illustration was created using Procreate.Retail products are available through the Threadless Artist Shop link in my About page.
Huffy The Dragon
Huffy The DragonMichelle Wynn created this huffy little dragon.This illustration was created using Procreate.Retail products are available through my Threadless Artist Shop link on the About page.
Two Mice Hugging
Two Mice HuggingMichelle Wynn created this for a client as a Mother’s Day gift to express love in an interracial family.This illustration was created using Painter X.
The Cardinal
The CardinalMichelle Wynn created this cardinal to depict an aumakua with a warrior spirit.This illustration was created in Procreate.Retail products are available through my Threadless Artist Shop link on the About page.
Medusa
MedusaMichelle Wynn created this Medusa based off the myth. She wanted to portray her as the beautiful woman she was and how that beauty never changed despite others vilifying her.This illustration was created using Procreate and Adobe Illustrator.Retail products are available through my Threadless Artist Shop link on the About page.
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