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Jul 21, 2014 / 15 notes

I recently started illustrating small portraits for the ‘Habits’ column of the Globe & Mail, (in the Arts & Life section). A new portrait will be coming out every Monday!

In order:

Don McKellar: Canadian actor, writer and filmmaker.

Jen Agg: Toronto restaurateur and owner of The Black Hoof and Rhum Corner.

Rob Reiner: American actor, director, producer and activist.

Boston #3
Another boston terrier!
Boston #1
Boston #2
Jul 19, 2014 / 17 notes

Boston #3

Another boston terrier!

Boston #1

Boston #2

Tech-Free WeekendClient: Today’s Parent
An illustration I did for this month’s Today’s Parent Magazine about experiencing (and surviving) a family weekend without electronics!
Jul 11, 2014 / 24 notes

Tech-Free Weekend
Client: Today’s Parent

An illustration I did for this month’s Today’s Parent Magazine about experiencing (and surviving) a family weekend without electronics!

"Double Loss Meets a Dragon Boat"
Recent illustration for a Globe & Mail story written by a woman who lost a young son to cancer, battled breast cancer herself, and refound her joy through dragon boat racing. A really touching story that you can read here:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/facts-and-arguments/double-loss-meets-a-dragon-boat/article19352497/
Jul 8, 2014 / 43 notes

"Double Loss Meets a Dragon Boat"

Recent illustration for a Globe & Mail story written by a woman who lost a young son to cancer, battled breast cancer herself, and refound her joy through dragon boat racing. A really touching story that you can read here:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/facts-and-arguments/double-loss-meets-a-dragon-boat/article19352497/

'The Real Hero'Client: Today’s Parent
Father’s Day is coming up this weekend! I illustrate a monthly column for Today’s Parent Magazine, and this month’s story was about the author and his dad. He looks back on his childhood and realizes that though his eyes were always on his hockey idols, his dad was the one who was really there for him.
Thanks to ADs Alicia Kowalewski & Erin McPhee!
Jun 11, 2014 / 15 notes

'The Real Hero'
Client: Today’s Parent

Father’s Day is coming up this weekend! I illustrate a monthly column for Today’s Parent Magazine, and this month’s story was about the author and his dad. He looks back on his childhood and realizes that though his eyes were always on his hockey idols, his dad was the one who was really there for him.

Thanks to ADs Alicia Kowalewski & Erin McPhee!

"Under Siege"Client: The Globe & Mail
For a story about a home being a target of animal invaders.
Jun 7, 2014 / 24 notes

"Under Siege"
Client: The Globe & Mail

For a story about a home being a target of animal invaders.

This little guy just got mailed off to my grandparents!
Gouache on Arches 140 lb. cold press paper.
Jun 4, 2014 / 76 notes

This little guy just got mailed off to my grandparents!

Gouache on Arches 140 lb. cold press paper.

Jun 3, 2014 / 18 notes

"The Truth About Weddings"

In the spirit of wedding season being back in full swing, here’s a cover I did for The Globe & Mail about the seemingly constant flow of weddings, and how being a perpetual attendee may colour our view of them in general.

Thanks again to AD Matt French!

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Illustration by Steven Hughes and Rachel Idzerda

I had the pleasure and rare opportunity of collaborating with another illustrator - the very talented Rachel Idzerda ( rachelidzerda ) - on a cover illustration for the Globe and Mail. While at the outset we both agreed on focusing on separate aspects of the image, it soon became a less simple division of labour as she helped shape my part while I helped shape hers.
This all came about (with many thanks to) Matt French, a Design Editor at the Globe and Mail. Rachel and I have both worked with Matt quite a bit, and he’s displayed a lot of faith in our abilities, without which this collaboration would not have been possible.
If you’re interested in seeing his great designs, awesome covers, plus new editorial illustrations from some great artists, then you should definitely follow him on tumblr: mattcfrench

I recently got to team up with Steven Hughes for this psychedelic Mad Men cover, with page design by Matt French! Follow them both if you’re not already doing so!
Apr 14, 2014 / 24 notes

stevenphughes:

mattcfrench:

Illustration by Steven Hughes and Rachel Idzerda

I had the pleasure and rare opportunity of collaborating with another illustrator - the very talented Rachel Idzerda ( rachelidzerda ) - on a cover illustration for the Globe and Mail. While at the outset we both agreed on focusing on separate aspects of the image, it soon became a less simple division of labour as she helped shape my part while I helped shape hers.

This all came about (with many thanks to) Matt French, a Design Editor at the Globe and Mail. Rachel and I have both worked with Matt quite a bit, and he’s displayed a lot of faith in our abilities, without which this collaboration would not have been possible.

If you’re interested in seeing his great designs, awesome covers, plus new editorial illustrations from some great artists, then you should definitely follow him on tumblr: mattcfrench

I recently got to team up with Steven Hughes for this psychedelic Mad Men cover, with page design by Matt French! Follow them both if you’re not already doing so!

"Loser at Peace"
A recent illustration for the Globe & Mail, about learning not to dwell on lost possessions.
Apr 14, 2014 / 53 notes

"Loser at Peace"

A recent illustration for the Globe & Mail, about learning not to dwell on lost possessions.

Apr 8, 2014 / 36 notes

I did this Globe & Mail section cover a few weeks ago, for a feature about the lessons that would-be moms of Gen Y can learn from their Gen X predecessors.

I usually do the majority of my work digitally these days, but I decided to pull out the paints again for these little guys!

Thanks again to AD Matt French!

"Safe From the Sands of Time"
New illustration for Financial Post Magazine.
Thanks to AD Genevieve Biloski!
Apr 2, 2014 / 59 notes

"Safe From the Sands of Time"

New illustration for Financial Post Magazine.

Thanks to AD Genevieve Biloski!

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Mar 6, 2014 / 17 notes
"Coming Out"
New image for The Globe & Mail about being bullied for invisible differences.
Thanks to AD Matt French!
Feb 26, 2014 / 10,030 notes

"Coming Out"

New image for The Globe & Mail about being bullied for invisible differences.

Thanks to AD Matt French!

I contributed today’s number for ‘365 Days of Type’! One number posted for every day of the year!
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Day 56 - by Rachel Idzerda - rachelidzerda.com
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Feb 25, 2014 / 22 notes

I contributed today’s number for ‘365 Days of Type’! One number posted for every day of the year!

wearentthatspecial:

Day 56 - by Rachel Idzerda - rachelidzerda.com

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