I have decided to move my blog over to Tumblr. I will keep all my posts that are already on this blog but only continue to update on my Tumblr. If you still wish to follow me or you have a Tumblr yourself...
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Another illustration for Ottawa Magazine. This image was created for the article Comeback Kid. It's a very interesting article about Merlot wine and how it has come in and out of popularity over the years. Currently, it's in. Jane, my awesome art director, suggested we use the classic Aesop fable about the crow and the pitcher to bring life to the illustration. The reason: the word Merlot is a derivative of the word merle which is French for blackbird. They figure it was called that for one of two reasons — because the grapes are dark blue/black like the colour of blackbirds, or because blackbirds love to eat the grapes!
Monday, March 4, 2013
Back in September I was asked to complete a series of illustrations for Dundee Wealth. The images were focused at the encouragement of contacting an investment advisor to help plan your future. The three images are a narrative of uncertainty, assistance, and planning. A big thanks to Tracy Symington for presenting me with this awesome project.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Back in November I was asked to complete a black and white illustration for The Feathertale Review. I was so excited for this project because I have always wanted to do work for this magazine. It's truly a one of kind publication and I'm so happy to have been a part of it.
For this assignment I was asked to do a portrait of author Patrick deWitt. He is most famously known for writing the critically acclaimed novel The Sisters Brothers. It's a western themed novel that is about two brothers who are murderers for hire. If you are unfamiliar with the author I hope my illustration will help you remember his face. I find his features are very unique/memorable.
This is the cover of the magazine.
Here's a peak of the inside.
A big thanks to Lee Wilson and Brett Popplewell.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Back in December I was commissioned to create a winter village scene. I really didn't want to make it look too Christmas-y so I made sure to leave out any holiday lights/decorations.
Friday, January 4, 2013
I recently received my very own copy of CMYK Magazine's latest issue including their Top 100 New Creatives section which I landed 3 images in. Thank you very much to judge Scott Bakal for selecting my work and I also want to thank CMYK magazine for the opportunity.
First image: A Hoot & A Half
Second: Happy Halloween (2011)
Third: Beer Bottle Environment
Congratulations to all the winners!