Jessica Boehman's Profile
My shop name derives from the beautiful Grimm's fairytale, Hans-My-Hedgehog, about a hedgehog boy who grows up to become king of the forest. It provided the inspiration for my shop theme: a whimsical animal menagerie. You'll see a few people here and there in my drawings, but animals steal the show.
As for me, I'm an illustrator and professor living in NYC with my husband and my dog, Ludo. When I'm not teaching college students to love the history of art as I do, I spend my time drawing. It's my oldest love and always brings me a comforting joy.
I started drawing as a child of about 6, when the thought of owning a book I could draw in was the most exciting idea in the world. It still is, all of these years later. Though I work in Prismacolor, ink, and pencil, I find black and white pencil drawings, subtly rendered, to express my personality the…
- Born on November 14
- Joined October 1, 2010