Living in Colorado has so many perks. The mountain air and high altitude sunshine is fuel for creativity. New illustration of a morning run in the mountains. This is a detail of my mixed media art.Read More
A few of my sketches for InkTober. This fun social-media campaign for artists was created by the Utah-based artist Jake Parker and it encourages artists to share their drawings every day in October.Read More
🌸 I fell in love with the simple color palette and iridescent fabrics at #ToryBurchSS16. Floating loveliness. Illustration by me, Chris Olson. 🌸 #NYFWRead More
I'm feeling that eternal summer vibe in September. Yes, I fell in love with almost everything at Tommy Hilfiger's Spring 2016 tropical inspired fashions at New York Fashion Week. Here's my take on Gigi Hadid looking fab in his bikini. (My mixed media fashion sketch above.)
Working on a new mixed media collage with my dog sketches, watercolors and flowers from my backyard.Read More
One of the best parts of my job as an illustrator and designer is I get to meet some very cool people—and animals. Polar bears are my favorite guys at the zoo. My camera and I also get to be up close and personal with lots of amazing flowers—and a few bumblebees.
// Mixed media collage. From the sketchbook. #collage #watercolor #illustration #polarbears //Read More
My three dogs keep begging for a road trip and this got me thinking. Creating happiness is all about attitude and making room for fun. Like the saying goes, "Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life."
So step away from your desk. Put your cell on mute. I'm encouraging you to go do something fun right now. It doesn't have to be a big thing—just a walk a round the block. Or jump in the car and just drive. Just and make it a habit every day to escape from screen time and look around you. xoRead More