Category: Illustration

Screenprinted Art of the City

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 […]

Memoir: Mikołaj Maciaszek

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 […]

Murray Kimber: Striking & Bold

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.

Uehara: Creature Concepts

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 […]