Drawn by Dev

About Devan

I love to doodle. Really.

The margins of my notebooks were always filled with cartoon cheesy faces, monster trucks my dad taught me to draw as a kid, and imaginary creatures. (The game plan back then was to design my own line of Pokemon!) I got good at drawing too - little doodles turned into horses, farms, amateur portraits, and lots of blueprints of my future houses.

But college was a wee bit busy and for a long time there were no doodles, creatures, or houses. Just homework.

Then I started drawing animals again on my lunch break one day. I drew an elephant in pen out of boredom and stuck it up on the cork board at my desk. Within a month I had drawn a lion for one coworker, Simba for another, and a family of prairie dogs for yet another. Everyone was so impressed with my ability to draw their favorite animals and characters.

About a year later I had a Facebook business page set up and my own set of business cards. I was open for business drawing anything people asked for. My coworkers were my first customers too! Placing orders for pet portraits to give to loved ones.

It's been a few years now and I have sold many drawings of people's pets, cars and houses. And here you are reading a little bio about me, on my spiffy new web page! Who woulda thought a little elephant on a piece of scrap paper could lead me to this?!

So, where am I now? Slowly but surely embarking on that childhood dream of making my own imaginary creatures. I call them my Critterdids. There are 20 sketched and named so far! You can check them out at their homepage here.

Who knows where this idea will take me, but I'm here for the journey..

Thanks for stopping in, and I can't wait to draw you something.

The elephant that started it all.