PRINTS, SHIRTS & iPHONE CASES AVAILABLE: A typographic honouring of the Tour de France’s 100th year — one of the world’s most difficult races. Like all cycling obsessed people, the start of the Grand Tour season, & particularly the Tour de France, is something I gleefully await each summer.
Any cyclist knows the hallowed stature of Alpe d’Huez. Suffering through 21 vicious bends as your lungs burst & your tires crawl up the same pavement that so many large-legged idols have is an experience second to none. Part of a series honouring the great climbs of the TdF, in it’s 100th year.
Pay-day “money lenders” have been looked at for praying on the financially vulnerable & are coming under greater scrutiny. Like jackals in the dark, they await their prey, effectively mugging them at rates at an excess of 1100% interest.
Who doesn’t love drawing forceful human actions?! NO ONE, that’s who! Awhile back, the beautifully designed & extremely well written Oxford American gave me a call to illustrate a feature on Elena Passarello’s story “Harpy”. Anyhoo, the title Harpy got me all riled up & a huge pile of rough work ushered forth from ye olde pen!
A few weeks ago I was lucky enough get a call from Vibe Magazine to work on a portrait of Erykah Badu whereI was happy to give a solid collection of options, ranging from ‘classic portrait’ (chosen for the final) to semi-cubist to imagery inside her silhouetted body.
A little while ago I received the delightful news that my illustration Alberta Oil magazine won Gold in the Illustration category in the 2013 Alberta Magazine Awards.