It’s Time Lapse Time: El Dorado County Strong

If you’re new to MeganHStudio, you may not know about “Time Lapse Tuesday.” Most Tuesdays, I publish a time lapse of a new drawing or custom order that I’ve done recently. It’s usually cheerful pet portraits, or fun nursery art, but today’s Time Lapse Tuesday is not so light-hearted.

In late August my county started to burn. The Caldor Fire in Northern California has burned in a way that makes you consider the undeniable power of Mother Nature. It has mercilessly taken hundreds homes and structures and remains minimally contained despite heroic efforts from fire personnel, first responders and volunteers from all over the country.

I’ve always thought it is our duty to use our talents for good in this world. I can draw. So I drew these:

Images to download, share, and post

I have a few versions of this artwork available for you to download, share, print, post, and use as your social media profile picture. They are high resolution JPEG files, with original formatting in size 11×11 inches.

You can download the high resolution files below (I had a request for a Lake Tahoe version, I just added that one!):

Lake Tahoe Strong – Black Background
Lake Tahoe Strong – White Background
Gold Pan with Black Background
Gold Pan with White Background
El Dorado County Strong
El Dorado County Strong (simple)

Fundraising Shirts

We did one round of these shirts and raised over $1,500 for fire victims! Every time I wear mine, people ask where they can get one. With the weather changing, I figured you all might need some warmer options, so we’re running this fundraiser again! This artwork is available on a variety of shirts through Custom Ink. ALL proceeds from the sale of these shirts will be donated to the El Dorado Community Foundation to help fire victims. Shirts will be available through November 2, 2021.

You’ll see me running around in the pink tank top! Visit Custom Ink to see all the shirts available with this design!

El Dorado County Strong

When we say that, we mean it. We all have loved ones who’ve lost homes, been evacuated, we have loved ones fighting this fire up close, and it is a lot to bear. Many families will be fighting the aftermath of this fire for years to come, so #staystrong

In case you were wondering…

I draw everything by hand. So that gold pan, the trees, even the mountain outline is all hand drawn. For this project, I used the Procreate drawing app on my iPad Pro with my trusty Apple Pencil. I also used Photoshop to add some the text and finishing touches. The design was inspired by an artist that was part of the Dixie fire. You can find her work here.

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It’s Time Lapse Time: One Cool Cat

I have a lot of favorite customers, but my kids are definitely my top 3 favs — every year we have fun deciding on a theme for their upcoming birthdays and putting together fun invites and fingerprint posters. My son recently turned 7 and he spent months before his party debating what theme to go with. Sonic, Mario…Sonic AND Mario, Metal Sonic…at the last minute he threw us all for a curve and decided to go with a Bobcat theme since that’s his favorite animal.

So we went with a “one cool cat” theme and had fun with bobcats in sunglasses! Here’s the time lapse of the bobcat drawing.

Every once in awhile, my kids pick a theme that results in something with mass appeal that I can also offer to other customers, but mostly…not! One year my oldest daughter decided on a jaguar/pelican/parrot theme…you can bet THAT design isn’t in big demand!

For items with a bit more mass appeal, check out hear fingerprint guestbook alternatives that have been popular this week:

  • Rainbow Party Printables
    Download your free rainbow-themed party printables with hand drawn details exclusively from MeganHStudio!
  • 2023 Calendars Available! Free Printables
    Just updated for 2023! Check out these free printable calendars to help you plan your year with different formats to navigate US holidays and those fun social media holidays. Let’s make it a great year!
  • Merry Printable Christmas!
    Check out all these fun free Christmas printables available exclusively from MeganHStudio!

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It’s Time Lapse Time: What a HOOT

This week’s time lapse is a total HOOT! It’s a custom order from one of my favorite repeat customers.

The baby’s nursery had teal and coral woodland animals and a tribal motif. Of course the only thing that can make that theme better is your very own fur babies, right?!

If you’re looking for something similar, you can check out the latest art prints in my shop!

  • Rainbow Party Printables
    Download your free rainbow-themed party printables with hand drawn details exclusively from MeganHStudio!
  • 2023 Calendars Available! Free Printables
    Just updated for 2023! Check out these free printable calendars to help you plan your year with different formats to navigate US holidays and those fun social media holidays. Let’s make it a great year!
  • Merry Printable Christmas!
    Check out all these fun free Christmas printables available exclusively from MeganHStudio!

Let’s get Social!

Find me wherever you socialize and shop! Plus, enter your email below for updates on new posts and more fun time lapses 🙂