Birds of 1907

February 21, 2009

here’s my newest book! hot off the presses. 




for Ashen Ledger #003 i made drawings of the birds that i watch from my windows and porch here in portland. 1907 is my address. 
Birds of 1907 contains 9 new drawings, 5.5″x4.25″, b&w, and it folds out into an 11″x17″ poster. 


pick one up today! HERE.

2009 calender

January 22, 2009


should have posted this already, but this year i made a little calender for ’09. ashen ledger official release #2.

it has 3 color drawings and 13 b&w reproductions. animals i have either seen or hope to soon see here in the pacific northwest!

size is 8.5″x11″ (size on wall is 11″x17″)


2009 calender cover

my favorite backyard bird around these parts, the mysterious steller jay.



just two little teaser pics.

black bear


available from my website, shawncreedendotcom


and here is a video of kim and sully’s cats, oscar (white paws + belly) & rambo (all gray) being cute as always.



April 24, 2008



the first official release from The Ashen Ledger is now here on the internet. i’ll be releasing some new books myself soon, along with a series of books by various people on the topic of natural history, and hopefully some music but i got sick of waiting for my laziness and lethargy to subside so i decided to publish some great drawings by Ian Hart.

Ian works at the american museum of natural history here in new york fabricating all the awesome dioramas, environmental elements, and basically anything you see in the special exhibitions. he then spends pretty much the rest of his time at home cooking and making these painstakingly accurate, wonderfully subtle, layered anatomical drawings.



the working sketches in this book, Lithogenes maenjana, are of various cutaway views of a recently discovered, yet to be described fish species, i believe from some lake in peru. such are the benefits to working at the AMNH.

the book is 5.5″x4.25″, 8 pages, photocopied, and unfolds into an 11″x17″ poster. edition of 75.



these books were produced as part of the last Grotto Gallerie show, darque darque, and i still have some left so if you are interested drop me a line and we’ll get you one.