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Ashley Halsey
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Illustrator, graphic designer, artist, book lover, and nature seaker.
Illustrator, graphic designer, artist, book lover, and nature seaker.

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Little Bird's Flock
I am super pleased to announce my latest illustration project, a children's picture book called  Little Bird's Flock , written by the Publishing Workshop at The Telling Room , a non-profit youth writing center in Portland, ME. A group of eleven kids and two...
Little Bird's Flock
Little Bird's Flock
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2015 Year in Review
Hello 2016! I'm excited to start this new year, but I also wanted to take the time to reflect on everything that's happened in 2015. As Gretchen Rubin writes in The Happiness Project : "The days are long, but the years are short." Sometimes the days seem sh...
2015 Year in Review
2015 Year in Review
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December 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
Fa la la la la! It's the most wonderful time of the year, and the last month of the year. I can't believe how quickly the year has gone by. It seems just a few months ago I moved to Maine. I love December for all it's holiday cheer, snowflakes (hopefully), ...
December 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
December 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
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November 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
Here we are in November already! Sadly, the Long Dark Time is officially upon us with changing of the clocks. Shorter days are here to stay for awhile, but as winter approaches I am still admiring the last of the leaves changing from orange to dusty reds an...
November 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
November 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
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October 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
Pumpkins and apples and gourds, oh my! October is here and it's decorative gourd season ! September raced by and here we find ourselves experiencing all the wonderful things the new season has for us—changing leaves, crisp air, apple picking, pumpkin carvin...
October 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
October 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
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September 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
 Ah, the dog days of summer are upon us! Most people consider the last day of August the end of summer, but I still maintain that summer happily rolls in to September. The days may be slightly shorter and the nights a bit cooler, but there is still fruit to...
September 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
September 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
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Upon Completion of Thirty Songbird Paintings
Yesterday I delivered the last set of 10 final songbird paintings to the publisher of my forthcoming book: Beautiful Songbirds. I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the completion of my largest project to date. After 8 months and about 175 hours of work,...
Upon Completion of Thirty Songbird Paintings
Upon Completion of Thirty Songbird Paintings
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The Telling Room: Young Emerging Authors Fellowship
This summer I was lucky enough to be involved in The Telling Room's Young Emerging Authors Fellowship as a designer! The Telling Room is a fantastic nonprofit writing center here in Portland that works with kids ages 6 - 18. The Young Emerging Author's Fell...
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Listening
I thought I would take a moment to share with you what fills my ears during the hundreds of hours I spend painting, drawing and designing. Growing up, my art teacher always played classical music. I learned to love Debussy, Mozart and Bach, to name a few. I...
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August 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
  . . . Annnd we're back! I am rather disappointed that I wasn't able to complete a July calendar, but at least I've managed to squeeze August in on time! August is a special month. It reminds me of December, where there's a lot of parties and not a lot of ...
August 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
August 2015: Desktop Wallpaper Download
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