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The illustrations on this page demonstrate Carol Hawkins Studio's ability to create a wide range of styles thanks to Carol's artistic talents, eye for detail, and sense of fun.

Carol Hawkins Studio can provide your project with an illustration that is just the style and theme that works best for your needs. Whether it's cartooning, impressionistic, or photo realistic Carol can give you illustrations that work! Here are just a few examples of work she has done.

Click to see our examples of Hawkins Studio's Architectural Renderings.


Image for Out of the Blue
Commissioned CD cover


Out of the Blue
Commissioned CD cover

Title: Legalize Drugs.  Prismacolor on board.
Legalize Drugs
Prismacolor on board

Title: Cobra.  Pastel on paper.
"The Root of All Evil"
I Tim. 6:1
Pastel on paper

Title: Grapefruit Tree.  Acrylic on canvas.
Grapefruit Tree
Acrylic on canvas

Image of Jesus etched in granite.
Commissioned illustration of
Jesus and crown of thorns
for a cemetery marker

Title: Old Car.  Acrylic on board.
Commissioned pastel on paper image of a client's childhood home and the family car.

Title- Windows.  Acrylic on canvas
Windows
Acrylic on canvas

Title: Eagle's Eye View.  Acrylic on canvas.
Eagle's Eye View
Acrylic on canvas

Title: We.  Acrylic and crayon on glass.
Artist and friends
This 2 sided acrylic & crayon on glass image depicts Carol & her friends Gary Bledsoe & the late Volma Overton. The reverse side of this image shows the people with races reversed.

Title: Newspaper.  Guache on board.
The newspaper
Gauche on board

Title: Wedding Cake.  Guache on board.
Wedding Cake
Guache on board

Title: Mood.  Guache on board.
Mood
Guache on board.

Traveler's Rest.  Pastel on paper
Pastel on paper image from
the Overton family reunion.

Title: Who Am I?  Prismacolor and ink on paper.
Who Am I?
Grandmother and granddaughter Prismacolor ink on paper

Title: Angel. Acrylic on board.
Angel
Commissioned
Acrylic on board

Title: Barnswallow.  Guache on board.
Barnswallow
Guache on board.

Title: Take a Bite out of Life.  Prismacolor on board.
Take a Bite out of Life
Prismacolor on board

Title: Commitment.  Guache on board.
Commitment
Guache on board

Title: Peacock.  Latex on board.
Peacock
Latex on board
(detail of wall mural)

Title: Red eared turtle.  Acrylic and sand on board

Red eared turtle
acrylic and sand on board

The majority of the images, below, were created for a unique web site called Front Porch News. Regular visitors and newcomers alike commented delightedly on Carol Hawkins Studio's depictions. The charming artwork made the web site a huge hit in a very short time. Business owners, who advertised on the site, reacted very favorably to Carol's paintings and enjoyed having them as part of their company's advertisements.  The original layout can be seen at Front Porch News.

The Mansion.  Southern belles stand in the yard in front of their mansion.
The Mansion
Southern belles stand in the yard in front of their mansion.

The Barn. This barn is a style commonly seen in the 1800s in rural Texas.
The Barn
This barn is a style commonly seen in the 1800s in rural Texas.

Public Library.  The original Carnagie library (no longer standing) in Sulphur Springs Texas.
Public Library
The original Carnegie library (no longer standing) in Sulphur Springs Texas.

Post Office  This building served as the post office and later the library in Sulphur Springs Texas.The abandoned building still stands in the downtown area.
Post Office
This building served as the post office and later the library in Sulphur Springs Texas. The abandoned building still stands in the downtown area.

City Auditorium Building   Built in 1929 the it served as the Sulphur Springs, Texas city auditorium for several years before being used by the local National Guard unit as an armory.The building was removed years ago.
City Auditorium Building
Built in 1929 this building served as the Sulphur Springs, Texas city auditorium for several years before being used by the local National Guard unit as an armory. The building was removed years ago.

Country Church   A compilation of several area churches that existed rural Texas during the 19th century.
Country Church
A compilation of several area churches that existed rural Texas during the 19th century.

Hopkins County Courthouse   This charming courthouse was restored in 2004 thanks to a Texas State Historical Commission grant and private donations.
Hopkins County Courthouse
This charming courthouse was restored in 2004 thanks to a Texas State Historical Commission grant and private donations.

Used Car Lot  Vehicles featured for sale include a 1958 Ford Station Wagon, a 1948 Pontiac Sedan, a sporty 1940's model generic convertible, a 1958 Thunderbird sports car, an Edsel convertible, a 1920's model T type pickup truck, and a 1974 Volkswagen Sun Bug.
Used Car Lot
Vehicles featured for sale include a 1958 Ford Station Wagon, a 1948 Pontiac Sedan, a sporty 1940's model generic convertible, a 1958 Thunderbird sports car, an Edsel convertible, a 1920's model T type pickup truck, and a 1974 Volkswagen Sun Bug.

The General Store  This store is modeled after one that served the Reilly Springs Texas community until early in the 20th century.
The General Store
This store is modeled after one that served the Reilly Springs Texas community until early in the 20th century.

House On Fire  The fictitious house on fire in this painting was created for an insurance company's advertisement.
House On Fire
The fictitious house on fire in this painting was created for an insurance company's advertisement.

High School   The building (no longer standing) in this painting is the old Sulphur Springs, Texas High School.
High School
The building (no longer standing) in this painting is the old Sulphur Springs, Texas High School.

Funeral Home   The fictitious Victorian building in this painting is represents a funeral home.It is similar to one in Bonham Texas.
Funeral Home
The fictitious Victorian building in this painting is represents a funeral home. It is similar to one in Bonham Texas.

The Drive In Restaurant   This humorous fictitious 1940's era drive in restaurant features vehicles used elsewhere in the website along with a very cheerful roller skating waitress who is delivering a soda.
The Drive In Restaurant
This humorous fictitious 1940's era drive in restaurant features vehicles used elsewhere in the website along with a very cheerful roller skating waitress who is delivering a soda.

Baby Delivery   The hard working stork in this painting looks tuckered out.
Baby Delivery
The hard working stork in this painting looks tuckered out.

Home For Sale   The craftsman style house is offered for sale.
Home For Sale
The craftsman style house is offered for sale.

Vehicles For The Car Wreck   The 1920's era Model T pickup with its load of freshly picked peaches and the 1940's era red convertible are headed for a Flash movie collision on the back roads of Hopkins County Texas.
Vehicles For The Car Wreck  The 1920's era Model T pickup with its load of freshly picked peaches and the 1940's era red convertible are headed for a Flash movie collision on the back roads of Hopkins County Texas.
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CAR CRASH
FLASH MOVIE

Vehicles For The Car Wreck
The 1920's era Model T pickup with its load of freshly picked peaches and the 1940's
era red convertible are headed for a Flash movie collision on the back roads of Hopkins County Texas.

Huck  is the name of the copyrighted happy go lucky cartoon character depicted in these 5 paintings.Huck and his friends also appear elsewhere on the site. These images were created as links to a local weather website. Huck  is the name of the copyrighted happy go lucky cartoon character depicted in these 5 paintings.Huck and his friends also appear elsewhere on the site. These images were created as links to a local weather website. Huck  is the name of the copyrighted happy go lucky cartoon character depicted in these 5 paintings.Huck and his friends also appear elsewhere on the site. These images were created as links to a local weather website. Huck  is the name of the copyrighted happy go lucky cartoon character depicted in these 5 paintings.Huck and his friends also appear elsewhere on the site. These images were created as links to a local weather website. Huck  is the name of the copyrighted happy go lucky cartoon character depicted in these 5 paintings.Huck and his friends also appear elsewhere on the site. These images were created as links to a local weather website.

Huck is the name of the copyrighted happy go lucky cartoon character depicted in these 5 paintings.
Huck and his friends also appear elsewhere on the Front Porch News website. These images were created as seasonal links to a local weather website.

Travel Trailer  A 1940s family hits the road for summer vacation.
Travel Trailer
A 1940s family hits the road for summer vacation.

Weather Huck relaxes in fall leaves before the barn.
Huck relaxes in fall leaves before the barn.

Huck shows his prize calf while other animals look on.
Huck shows his prize calf while other farm animals look on.

Hopkins County Stew    Huck & Becky are making stew.
Hopkins County Stew
Huck & Becky are making stew

Cow In Hot Water  This humorous detail from a Hopkins County Stew pot painting depicts a cow who, midst the rising steam, is having second thoughts about being an ingredient in the famous stew contest.
Cow In Hot Water
This humorous detail from a Hopkins County Stew pot painting depicts a cow who, midst the rising steam, is having second thoughts about being an ingredient in the famous stew contest.

Stewpot  This is the entire stewpot image.All items are clickable links to website pages about each subject.
Stewpot
This is the entire stewpot image. All items are clickable links to website pages about each subject.

Black History Month  Huck reminds us that February is Black History Month.
Black History Month
Huck reminds us that February is Black History Month.

 

Texas Crossroads
Texas Crossroads
One of the background images created for the website