freelance illustration

Seafood Illustration in Vintage Style

This Seafood Illustration is created in pen and ink with watercolor wash that replicates a swanky style popular in the 1950s.

Cocktail Party Illustration

Cocktail Party Illustration. An invitation with a fun mid-century modern personality.  Vector drawings like 1950s  cookbooks

Mid-Century Modern Candles Licensing Samples

Mid-Century Modern Candles Licensing Samples – based on a best selling card illustrated for

Vintage Dance Event Posters

The Vintage Music and Dance Event Poster promoting a three-day swing dance celebration.  Authentic 1940s Swing Era graphics.

Mid Century Modern House Illustration

Mid Century Modern House Illustration created for use in posters, advertising and greeting cards. All artwork is vector based.

Illustrated Greenhouse Catalog for Commercial Grower

A printed catalog and inserts for a commercial greenhouse. Original illustrations with a fun earthy, rustic block print style.

Event Promotions – Lion’s Eye Foundation Fundraiser

Event Promotions for The Lions Eye Foundation Fundraiser- a gala evening, the guests were invited to dress as 1940s film stars

Key West Map Illustration

Key West Map Illustration that mimics the fun illustration style used on ladies scarves and on souvenir postcards in the 1950s

Vintage Main Street Christmas Illustration

This Vintage Main Street Christmas Illustration was created for my line of Holiday cards at The Retro Christmas Card Company.

Christmas Poodles Illustration

Vintage Christmas Poodles Illustration created in retro mid-century modern style for The Retro Christmas Card Company.  

About The Studio and Designer Diane Dempsey

What goes on here at The Studio? I opened The Studio in 1990, officially known as Chameleon Studio, Inc.  It was created afte


The Studio specializes in custom illustration done on a freelance basis that will support your advertising efforts. Created to your specifications, these one-of-a-kind images will set you apart from the crowd. Illustrations for your print advertising, websites, packaging and collateral will add excitement and personality to your website and promotions. This collection is a small sample of my illustration work. The illustrated images throughout this website are my original work.

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Diane Dempsey Design Studio offers vintage style artwork including wall art + home decor, freelance illustration, graphic design + logo creation. Commissions accepted for gallery collections. Licensing inquires invited.


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