Tuesday, January 28, 2014

2013, The Year in Review

The website is in the process of a big update showcasing some of the great projects I had the pleasure of working on in 2013. Here's a small sample of some of the work on it's way to the site - projects that have kept us happy (and busy!) over the past 12 months. 
Here, we look back fondly and look forward with much anticipation...

Sunday, November 17, 2013

South Sea Tales

Commissioned type project

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Painted Sticks

Painting sticks remains one of my all-time favourite things to do... 
Here are some of the most recent beauties.

Linton Drummond

A new logo and website for the wonderfully creative and talented 
Linton Drummond. 

Visit her new site and get inspired here

Sketchbook Sneak*Peek

My sketchbook was featured on design*sponge awhile back. 
Did you see it?
Thanks to the wonderful and talented Maxwell Tielman for the post...

new iPhone cases

Hardcases available for iPhone 4 and 5/5S. 
Browse and place your orders here in time for holiday gifting! 
Custom cases available, just drop us a line....

Toronto Flower Market

Toronto Flower Market hand-lettered logo and collage illustrations. 
Learn more about the market and browse more illustration at their site.

 Kraft paper wrap

Limited Edition Toronto Flower Market iPhone cases created to celebrate the summer market

Purchase this case and more here.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

tech 2.0

a few of my favourite drawings found their way onto new iPhone cases recently....who says you have to pick just one? created in limited quantities and available in the shop. keep checking in as I continue to adorn in an attempt to make your tech look good.

custom art hardcases for iPhone available too...drop us a line and let's see what we can do

Monday, December 10, 2012

Precedent Law Mag Illustration

Here's a piece I recently finished up for the wonderful Brian Banton at The Office of Gilbert Li.
For the law magazine, Precedent, it speaks to the lack of technological innovation in Ontario courts.
(I do love drawing me some hands....)
Thanks Brian and Gilbert!

Monday, November 26, 2012

make your tech look good

collection of iPhone hardcases created in limited quantities. 

available for iPhone 4/4S and 5. 

 'chainlink' print

 'hair' print

'bows' print

pre-order now to reserve yours just in time for holiday gifting.
order in the shop or contact the studio directly


NOOK Holiday Sale 2012!

mark your calendars and stay tuned for updates on new work available!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Courtney and Trevor: an award-winning combination

(first post in over 5 months...for shame!)

Thrilled to announce the inclusion of our wedding invitation in the upcoming Coupe Design and Image Awards. On shelves this month, the Annual features work in all creative disciplines including design, illustration, art direction, advertising...and wedding invitations. 
Thanks Coupe-Mag!

I have yet to provide a glimpse at our wedding invitation, so here it is, on view for the first time. A lengthy process which has reaped some wonderful rewards. More posts to follow on process, but for now, please enjoy. 

wedding suite: copper foil on Crane's Lettra 220 lb. stock

 detail of hand lettering, copper foil

hand-painted edges

 blind impression return address

return address and vintage stamps

oh, and hey, check out the website we designed for our wedding too! www.courtandtrev.com

Friday, May 4, 2012

ice cream....to go!

Hot off the presses! 
Card series of our favourite ice cream paintings. Scoop your own or grab a set of 12 including all 4 flavours. 
Only available while supplies last which means...get them while it's hot/before they melt/enough with the analogies!


Saturday, April 21, 2012

Pop-Up, Hang Out

It's our last day at the pop-up sale today and we've saved our favourites for last. Mobiles and wall-hangings! 
Only the two shown here were made (for now); grab them while they're still hanging at 198 Walnut Avenue...

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

sweet dreams.

new work added to the pop-up sale today...
198 Walnut Avenue, Toronto
(ends Sunday!)

(all sold framed)

Friday, April 13, 2012

my deer, listen here

more new work, available now

ink drawings on paper, framed

hand cut and collaged letters, framed

ABCD, new work for you from me.

I've enjoyed getting the thread out again, to create some one-of-a-kind, hand embroidered pieces.
Pillows, bunting and more, all available now at Advice From A Caterpillar's Pop-Up Store. Pick one up at 198 Walnut Avenue in Toronto until April 22nd, or contact me directly with any questions.

Canada Goose, 10" x 10"

Love of Mine, 10" x 10"
(There also lived a grizzly bear that was sold before I had a chance to photograph him. Go out into the world bear, and give someone a good hug...)

ABCD bunting