Category: Illustration

Jeannie Phan: Covers

I have such respect for artists who illustrate magazine, book and newspaper covers because of the intense deadline and editorial pressures they face while delivering unique, on-target work. One of the busiest in the business is Toronto illustrator Jeannie Phan (first post back in 2013 on the Art […]

Quick Hits: Mattias Adolfsson

You may already be a fan of Swedish illustrator Mattias Adolfsson, one of the world’s best known sketch artists. These are his latest: ‘Pens.’  He’s sometimes called “the mad scientist of the Moleskine.” (click to enlarge) 

The “Wild Things” Cow

Renowned children’s author and illustrator Maurice Sendak created this tabletop cow, illustrated with figures from his Where the Wild Things Are.  It was done as part of an international public art exhibit, the Cow Parade staged in New York, Chicago and Zurich.  Although he was invited to decorate […]

Not so Vintage Postcards

I live on Georgian Bay so this vintage-look postcard drew me in.  Even better when I realized these cards depicting beloved places all over Canada are by artist Mitchell Fenton. (See a previous post on him here.)