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Join the Phatpuppy Team for St Jude's!

Save the date!

What do you give thanks for?

I give thanks for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and as the team captain of Phatpuppy Art, I give thanks for dear friends like you who can join me in supporting this great cause.

I've been moved so much by the inspirational stories of the precious kids treated there that I'm participating in the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. on Saturday, November 22. That's why I need your support to help me reach my fundraising goal of $150.

Will you help me support St. Jude by donating today? Or even better, join Phatpuppy Art and fundraise and walk with me!

How your support helps:

Thanks to donations from people like us, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for anything.
Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent.
Please visit my fundraising Web page to donate or join my team today.

* The Phatpuppy Art Team will be walking in memory of Robin Williams, an immense supporter of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and a great man*

Thank you for your support.

Claudia McKinney
Phatpuppy Art
Our Fundraising Page…


Phatpuppy Draw a Dream Contest!

Journal Entry: Thu Sep 4, 2014, 3:36 PM

Phatpuppy "Draw a Dream" Contest!

Hi all!

I'm going to hold a very unique contest. I had a dream that I would like to have drawn/illustrated and I will describe it to you. The winner of the contest will receive:

*$100 prize
*One Year subscription to DA

Rules and information:

*The prize will be awarded and chosen on Thanksgiving Day. (November 27th, 2014)

*I have the right to extend the contest if I feel none of the entries depict the dream accurately. 

*You may enter through social media (twitter/instagram) by tagging me Phatpuppyart-Studios  if you do not want to upload on the site

* I can keep a high res image of the file. I will only make it for my personal use and give it as a gift to a children's hospital. Credits will be given.

Here is the dream scene:

I walk into what can be described as a waiting room. There on a small couch was Robin Williams. I went up to speak with him. He turned towards me and tears were streaming down his face. I asked him why he felt so sad, sad enough to commit suicide and leave the ones he loved. He gave me an acknowledging face, as if to say he knew what he had done and he wished he could go back and change the outcome. He looked at me and said " I know, but I can't undo it now. What's done is done."  He rested his head on my shoulders. 

He told me he had to go, but for me to come back in one hour. I went off to do some errands and realized that it was a little over an hour, so I raced back to the spot where I had been with him. He wasn't there.

I thought I had missed him, until there in the room was a radio flyer red wagon. Inside of it was Robin Williams, kneeling in anticipation, looking ahead of him and being pulled away. He looked over his shoulder back at me as he was leaving and gave me a thumbs up, as if to let me know he had made it into heaven. His eyes, wet with happy tears. I noticed white feathers on the hand that pulled him away. It was at that moment, although I could not see his face, that I knew it was Michael the Archangel, who was pulling the wagon. I waved and smiled back.


The scene in that dream I would most like depicted is the radio flyer wagon and the angel with his wings pulling him away with him inside. No physical image of the angel, just the larger than life wings and the hand that pulls the wagon.  Bright colors, and a childlike innocence on Robin's face. 

It should be a very happy illustration/painting.  Note me if you have any other questions. 

Have Fun!

please share with any artist who you may feel would be interested in participating. :heart:

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  • Mood: Joy
  • Drinking: Coffee -- is there anything else??


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Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Professional digital artist/photographer specializing in book covers for best selling authors. To date I've done 500+ covers now in the Kindle & Nook marketplace, and booksellers worldwide.
Some of the publishing houses include Random House, Llewellyn, Simon & Schuster.

Several of my images have been featured in Vogue Italia.

A few of the authors you may recognize - Kami Garcia, Amanda Hocking, Samantha Young, Karice Bolton, Aaron Patterson, JL Bryan, and Courtney Milan.

My latest project is pre-production storyboarding for the major motion picture studios here in Los Angeles.

You can contact me for more information at

My Facebook Fan Page can be found here
Official Site



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analillithbar Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Secretadmires Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014
Used here:
AutumnSiegel Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014   General Artist
Thank you for joining :iconillustrated-poetry: !!
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Clap Bonita Gallery 
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RoseCS Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014
Your art has been featured here:…
Phatpuppyart-Studios Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much!
RoseCS Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014
For-You by KmyGraphic
crown1721 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
You have such beautiful book covers! I can see why you're the NYT bestselling book cover artist! You are an amazing artist! And may I ask, how much is a commission for a book cover?
Phatpuppyart-Studios Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You are very sweet.  Feel free to contact me at my email for more info (it's listed in my bio section here)

Have a beautiful weekend!

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