Sketchbooks full of bold, eye-candy colour are a gift, especially in the hands of a talented graphic designer like French artist Thomas Daddario.
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Library and Archives Canada does a great job of curating interesting flashbacks and gems from the country’s history, some of them just so whimsical, including these images of beaches. Check out the LAC blog, here.
It’s time for another look at Caroline Larsen’s woven oil paintings, a genre she basically owns. The Canadian born artist continues to advance the technique of making her oil works look like tapestries.
Fascinated by anthropology and archaeology, Alberta-based photographer Owen Murray has spent the last decade documenting cultural heritage projects in Cameroon, Turkmenistan, Oman, and Egypt. He’s on exhibition at Strathcona County Art Gallery through Aug. 25.
Aerial photographer Mitch Rouse shoots large scale, panoramic landscapes like these wetlands. Originally he used a high-tech drone but now prefers to photograph from a fixed-wing aircraft with a camera hole in the fuselage to capture land patterns.
Pretty much everyone who sketches eventually does people, but Berlin-based, Russian illustrator Kate Voronina has a standout approach. Her stylized scenes tell great stories.