Jeannie Phan’s “Swim” zine follows one girl’s relationship with the pool, in detailed images flowing through crisp white space. The Toronto illustrator works primarily in acrylic gouache, ink and digital to create the wide variety of works she does for publications world-wide. Great style and design savvy here.
. Canadian author and illustrator Jon Klassen won the prestigious Caldecott Medal from the American Library Association this week, the latest in a run of awards that honor his contemporary style.
Photography, illustration, collage, stencil and letterpress all find their way into the screen printed works of Montreal-based illustrator Todd Stewart. Trained as a landscape architect and urban planner, his images are culled from memory, dreams, experience and surroundings. I particularly like these cityscapes, but his dream-like landscapes and […]
Mikołaj Maciaszek remembers his time as a small child in Poland in this visual memory series. The Toronto-based artist moved to Canada at the age of five, and now works in newspaper, magazine and comic book illustration. I found these wonderful works while browsing for inspiration for The […]
I love the striking boldness of British Columbia illustrator Murray Kimber’s sophisticated commercial work. He describes himself as a storyteller at heart who has worked on a diverse range of projects, from postage stamps to a shrink-wrapped transit bus, from advertising to children’s books.
Calgary freelance illustrator Sho Uehara’s cartoon concepts are marvelous. The Alberta College of Art & Design grad’s sketchbooks are full of these endearing cartoon characters. I’m not normally a fan of character design, but these sketches are more sophisticated and engaging than the norm. See more of her […]