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Studio Hanson Featured in the Villager Newspaper!

There I am on the cover of The Villager, peering proudly through one of my first restoration projects, the Secretary Cabinet Window. The Villager dedicated two pages to the article written by Frank Jossi which gives a nice overview of some of my work. Several great photos taken by Brad Stauffer also appeared in the […] → Continue Reading Studio Hanson Featured in the Villager Newspaper!

House Drawing

After drawing the house in pencil, I realized that the lack of color made this 1913 property look somewhat ominous. Playing off of that I decided to scan the drawing and digitally add colored glowing holiday lights! This became our Christmas card that year since we were living at this new address.

Wine Bottle, Glass, Grapes

The original concept for this drawing included a large wedge of cheese in place of the grapes. The image was first drawn for an invitation to a wine tasting wedding shower for some good friends. After the event, my wife, Kimberly thought the drawing would work as framed art, but might look better by swapping […] → Continue Reading Wine Bottle, Glass, Grapes

MSS Cornfeed T-Shirt

In August, the Minnesota Speleological Survey holds its annual CornFeed event at Forestville State Park. Each year our neighbors in Wisconsin also hold their annual caving event for the Wisconsin Speleological Society. They call their event the Hodag Hunt during which they organize an annual hunt for the legendary and mystical Hodag, an animal reportedly […] → Continue Reading MSS Cornfeed T-Shirt

Pet Portrait

This favorite pet won the heart of its owner. Bebette used to bask in the sun on the seat-back of the sofa. After her passing, this drawing was given as a birthday gift so that her memory and image could live on.