PenguinArt by Kate Garchinsky


June 11, 2010

Lullaby it up!

You would think from the lack of activity on my own website that I’ve been lying around in my pajamas, daydreaming to sweet tunes, doodling and enjoying tea and crimpets. That, my friends, is precisely what I’ve been doing. (Ok well, sort of.) My big fat project of 2009-2010 has been a CD of lullabies […]


February 1, 2010

Sneak preview, ‘Sing Me to Sleep’ 7″ Blue Vinyl

Freshly inspired and injected with creative energy from the SCBWI Mid-Winter Conference in NYC, I return to the most urgent task at hand—artwork for the cover of the nifty 7″ vinyl record that will accompany the special limited edition pre-order package of Sing Me to Sleep – Indie Lullabies. The project has officially been leaked […]


September 22, 2009

Shiny and New

If you haven’t noticed (which, I’m not sure how you couldn’t if you’ve been here before), my website design has been updated with a new layout, improved portfolio browsing, the addition of Side Projects and a shiny new template on this here blog. The transformation has been an ongoing project for quite some time, often […]


January 20, 2009

Celebrate, America!

CelebrateAmerica.jpg Originally uploaded by Kate Garchinsky | Happy “Where Were You When Obama Became President?” Day. I will be in Pennsylvania, where I am right now. On the couch in front of the teevee.


January 7, 2009

Walls Blank?

NaturesOrnaments.jpg Originally uploaded by Kate Garchinsky | Coming to today: Nature’s Ornaments. Limited edition prints of my watercolor painting are available for sale on for one week, or until the prints sell out. Prices are as follows: 8.5″x11″ – Edition of 75$17 11″x15″ – Edition of 50$27 From the site: How Wall […]


May 28, 2008

Seeing the World Through New Eyes

Crop of Self-Portrait (in progress) There comes a point in every protagonist’s story where a crucial decision must be made. Where change is option A, and option B is to remain stagnant. I have opted for A and you know, it is scary but not nearly as scary as remaining exactly the same. I was […]


December 22, 2007

Merry Christmas!

Nature’s OrnamentsWatercolor on arches 140lb. cold press16″ x 20″©2007 Catherine E. Hamilton


November 2, 2007


Alpenglow Watercolor on Arches 140 lb. cold press8″ x 10.5″©2007 Kate Hamilton So hey, look! I painted a picture this week. In between manic job quotes, billing and rush projects I crammed in a watercolor painting. I needed something to use as a backdrop for an ad I’ve placed in Rocky Mountain Bride Magazine. In […]


April 25, 2007

ifriday: Polar (North Pole)

Coldilocks and the Three Polar Bears Originally created for a charity exhibit benefiting First Book Philadelphia. Scroll down for my southern polar edition.


February 23, 2007

Illustration Friday: Communication

As usual, it’s been a while since I contributed to Illustration Friday. As usual, I do not have time to paint something new. But I do have something in my archives that suits the topic, and that is not against the rules. This illustration is one of four I completed for a book called “Chanda’s […]