Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Illustration Friday, "Stripes"

In honour of the upcoming US election, my submission to the Illustration Friday theme of stripes. A pullout activity from Spider magazine, linocut with colour applied in Photoshop.

Monday, 17 October 2016

Illustration Friday, "Harvest"

This week, the theme at Illustration Friday is Harvest. This piece was commissioned for the front page of a section of the National Post. Linocut with colour applied in Photoshop.

Monday, 10 October 2016

Illustration Friday, "Ice"

For the Illustration Friday theme of Ice, I submit a personal work, Skating Moose. 
It is a hand carved linocut print.

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Illustration Friday, "Weapon"

The topic this week at Illustration Friday is "weapon" and I am submitting an image from the back cover of The Iliad and the Odyssey by Homer, published by Barnes and Noble.  You can see the finished cover on the books section of my site. A linocut print as always.

Saturday, 17 September 2016

Illustration Friday "Rain"

Rain is the theme at Illustration Friday this week, and my submission is the cover for the CD, Runaway Horses, by Canadian singer/songwriter, Terry Watada. Another linocut coloured in Photoshop.

Friday, 5 August 2016

Illustration Friday, "Tiny"
Here's a humourous take on the theme of Tiny. This linocut illustration first appeared in a secondary school algebra textbook published by Addison Wesley. Check out more tiny art at Illustration Friday.

Friday, 22 July 2016

Illustration Friday, "Trapped"

This linocut illustration from an African folktale seemed like a perfect fit for the 
Illustration Friday theme of Trapped. This image depicts one of the legends of mischievous Anansi the spider and was commissioned by Symmetry Design for Sadlier Publishing.

Friday, 1 July 2016

Illustration Friday, Teeth

Sue Todd Illustration 

Since teeth are a defining characteristic of the beaver, I thought it would make a good submission to the topic this week. This linocut print is one of a series of four Canadian icon animals, appropriately submitted on Canada Day. Check out Illustration Friday for more perspectives on teeth!

Friday, 10 June 2016

Illustration Friday, Tornado

 There is a tornado in the making in this lino-cut illustration from picture book, The North Wind and the Sun, the Aesop fable re-told by Marilyn Helmer, published by Scholastic Canada. More turbulent art can be found at Illustration Friday.

Friday, 27 May 2016

Illustration Friday, Tribal

Sue Todd Illustration
This linocut art is from an African folktale for an educational publisher. Check out Illustration Friday for more Tribal themed art!

Saturday, 7 May 2016

Sunday, 24 April 2016

Illustration Friday, "Prince"
This week the Illustration Friday theme is a tribute to Prince. 
A departure from my usual lino-cut technique, this quick digital finger painting is a response to 
the sad news about the early demise of a talented and prolific artist.

Sunday, 3 April 2016

Illustration Friday, "Sparkle"

Sue Todd Illustration

Check out Illustration Friday for a wide array of creative solutions for the theme,"Sparkle." This art is from an educational picture book depicting a Mexican folktale titled "A True Hero." Linocut with colour applied in Photoshop.

Illustration Friday, "Wisdom"

For the Illustration Friday theme of "Wisdom," I submit The Empress, a tarot card from a deck I am working on in fits and starts. Linocut colourized in Photoshop.

Saturday, 12 March 2016

Illustration Friday, "Dragon"
Check out Illustration Friday to see a diverse collection of art
depicting the topic, "Dragon."
My submission originally appeared in a secondary school algebra textbook by Addison Wesley. As always, a linocut coloured in Photoshop.

Monday, 7 March 2016

Illustration Friday, "Childhood"

For this week's topic I submitted a piece from Antonio's Music, a picture book biography of Antonio Vivaldi, published by Scholastic Canada. Check out all the wonderful art at Illustration Friday!

Sunday, 28 February 2016

Illustration Friday, "Village"

I've been away from Illustration Friday for a few months, busy working on a book. For this week, a page from the picture book, Mira and the Big Story, written by Laura Alary and published by Skinner House Books. 
The illustrations are, as always, linocut coloured in Photoshop.