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Sam Baardman – Marsh Radio

Sam Baardman – Marsh Radio

An album cover (and interior) design for the compelling singer-songwriter, Sam Baardman. Artwork inspired by the life and activity of the wetlands as well as the care and concern we must take to preserve them.

Carnival Memories

Carnival Memories

A simple illustration of a large ferris wheel for some aching local fair nostalgia. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images.

Smokey Forest Fire

Smokey Forest Fire

Artwork of a smoke filled forest with a fire in the background. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images.

Dana Smith – I’ll Smile at Your Funeral

Dana Smith – I’ll Smile at Your Funeral

A fun illustration for the cover of an excellent comedy album. Text is rendered by hand to smartly blend in with the wild colour scheme and subject matter. A very funny listen and you can check it out on Spotify and elsewhere!

70s Paisley Pleasure

70s Paisley Pleasure

An updated take on a retro 70s paisley pattern in pink and blue with a lightly autumnal theme. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images and on fabric and wallpaper at Spoonflower.

Boho Painted Feathers

Boho Painted Feathers

Simple, patterned feathers fall on this boho print. Available in many colour variations royalty-free at iStockphoto or Getty Images and on fabric and wallpaper at Spoonflower.

Retro Kitchen Tile Mushroom Pattern

Retro Kitchen Tile Mushroom Pattern

A late ’70s flavoured retro mushroom pattern designed to complement your avocado and harvest coloured appliances. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images and on fabric and wallpaper at Spoonflower.

Elegant Floral Cranes

Elegant Floral Cranes

Sarus Cranes stand with cool elegance on a modern floral background. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images and on fabric and wallpaper at Spoonflower. Also, check out my shop for some great home products with this print!

Colonial Elephant Trek

Colonial Elephant Trek

A traditional pattern inspired by antique colonial style wallpapers, this pattern features elephants trekking across a semi-tropical landscape. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images and as fabric and wallpaper on Spoonflower.

Antique Trails of Winged Things

Antique Trails of Winged Things

A detailed winged insect pattern with butterflies, moths and dragonflies with a sacred geometry motif. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images and on fabric and wallpaper at Spoonflower.

Omnipotence

Omnipotence

An unusual, witchy, all-seeing eye and hand pattern for the spooky among us. Available royalty-free on iStockPhoto and Getty Images and on fabric and wallpaper at Spoonflower. Previously one of Spoonflower’s ‘Featured’ patterns!

Celestial Goodnight

Celestial Goodnight

A calm, nighttime celestial pattern that’s 90’s youth inspired. Available royalty-free at iStockphoto and Getty Images and on fabric and wallpaper at Spoonflower.

Brushy Abstract Tropical Heat

Brushy Abstract Tropical Heat

A fun and swashy tropical pattern, perfect for summer fashion. Available royalty-free at iStockphoto and Getty Images and on fabric and wallpaper at Spoonflower.

Moody Night in the Tropics

MOODY NIGHT IN THE TROPICS

A richly toned, moody nighttime tropical pattern. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images and on fabric and wallpaper at Spoonflower.

Light Monstera Leaf Pattern

LIGHT MONSTERA TROPICAL PATTERN

A breezy Monstera leaf pattern, perfect for a button up shirt or tee. Available royalty-free at iStockphoto and Getty Images and on fabric and wallpaper at Spoonflower.

Giraffes in the Jungle

GIRAFFES IN THE JUNGLE

A couple of sneaky giraffes, just poking their heads out from a safari backdrop. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images and on wallpaper and fabric over at Spoonflower.

The ‘Martinique’

THE MARTINIQUE

A modernized take on the ever-popular ‘Martinique’ wallpaper, made famous by the Beverly Hills Hotel. An all time classic. Available royalty-free at iStockphoto and Getty Images and on fabric and wallpaper at Spoonflower.

Frogs and Bromeliad Flowers

FROGS AND BROMELIAD FLOWERS

A funky bright coloured pattern featuring everyone’s favourite tree frogs on some large blooming bromeliad plants. Available royalty-free at iStockphoto and Getty Images and on fabrics and wallpaper at Spoonflower.com

Magic Mushrooms

MAGIC MUSHROOMS

A drippy, trippy, hippie seamless pattern featuring stars, swirls and magic mushrooms. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images, and also as fabric and wallpaper at Spoonflower.com  

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)

Illustration and poster design for a wildly adventurous and funny performance of the play Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) for Theatre Projects Manitoba.

Fresh Water

Fresh Water

A slide illustration pulled from my last PechaKucha presentation ‘The Art of Better’. Somewhat surreal koi pulling away from a takeaway cup.

Sun Bums

Sun Bums

A bunch of sea lions sunning themselves on a pier on a hot summer’s day, safely lathered up with sunscreen of course.

Winter Toile Animal Pattern

NORTHERN WINTER TOILE PATTERN

A detailed animal toile seamless pattern. The perfect pattern for Christmas or any winter occasion. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images and as fabric or wallpaper on Spoonflower.

Sashimi Platter

SASHIMI PLATTER

A delicious, fresh looking platter of sashimi. My favourite! Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images.

Sacre Coeur Cathedral

SACRE COEUR CATHEDRAL

A detailed yet unfinished look for Sacre Coeur cathedral in Paris. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images.

Pizza Party Seamless Pattern

PIZZA PARTY

A seamless pattern made from delicious pizza slices on a classic checkerboard backdrop. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images and as fabric and wallpaper on Spoonflower.

Life After Death

LIFE AFTER DEATH

Life beyond death. A simple concept illustration available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images.

Tropical Fish Pattern

TROPICAL FISH PATTERN

Just some fun, realistic tropical fish swimming around in this seamless pattern. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images.

Chickadees & Crabapple Blossoms

CHICKADEES & CRABAPPLE BLOSSOMS

A seamless pattern featuring some cute little chickadees sitting on blossoming crabapple branches. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images.

Baby’s Breath Vintage Floral Pattern

BABY’S BREATH PATTERN

A simple, vintage-inspired baby’s breath floral pattern. Available in several colour variations royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images.

Playful Arctic Fox Notebook Cover

ARCTIC FOX NOTEBOOK COVER

Playful arctic foxes forming a seamless pattern to populate the cover of this Decomposition Book for Michael Roger.

Acoustic Guitar with Floral Artwork

CUSTOM GUITAR ARTWORK

Done as part for a client’s wedding gift for his fiancée, this custom floral art was applied after gently sanding the surface and then recoated several times over with thin matte polycrylic, as not to affect the guitar’s sound.

Shop Local MB

SHOP LOCAL MANITOBA

An illustration done in conjunction with Relish Design Studio to encourage Manitobans to shop local, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic in early February 2021.

Vintage Bouffant Floral Pattern

BOUFFANT VINTAGE FLORAL PATTERN

A gorgeous vintage inspired large floral pattern. Available digitally royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images and also on fabric and wallpaper from Spoonflower.

Tropical Flamingo Pattern

SUMMER HEAT TROPICAL FLAMINGO PATTERN

Flamingos peeking out of sweltering hot tropical foliage in this seamless pattern. Available royalty-free on iStockphoto and Getty Images.  

Sparrows Upon Sparrows

A densely packed sparrow pattern. More birds, more! Available royalty-free on iStockphoto.com

SPARROWS UPON SPARROWS

A densely packed sparrow pattern. More birds, more! Available royalty-free on iStockphoto.com

Fresh Squeezed Lemon Pattern

A bright, citrusy seamless pattern illustrated and available royalty-free at istockphoto.com

FRESH SQUEEZED PATTERN

A bright, citrusy seamless pattern illustrated and available royalty-free at istockphoto.com

Black Bears, Polar Bears

Reminiscent of the old “marbled” composition book designs, this illustrated pattern features black bears and polar bears. A custom illustration for the good folks at Michael Roger.

BLACK BEARS, POLAR BEARS

Reminiscent of the old “marbled” composition book designs, this illustrated pattern features black bears and polar bears. A custom illustration for the good folks at Michael Roger.

Cool Parrot

Just a totally awesome parrot illustration. Available royalty-free at istockphoto.com

COOL PARROT

Just a totally awesome parrot illustration. Available royalty-free at istockphoto.com

Portrait Illustration for UM Today

Portrait illustration drawn for UM Today, the University of Manitoba’s alumni magazine.

PORTRAIT ILLUSTRATION FOR UM TODAY

Portrait illustration drawn for UM Today, the University of Manitoba’s alumni magazine.

‘Pocket Gigs’ Editorial Illustration

Custom editorial illustration for Downtown Biz magazine.

‘POCKET GIGS’ EDITORIAL ILLUSTRATION

A custom illustration for a Downtown Biz magazine article titled ‘Pocket Gigs’. Inspired by Jazz Fest, which was ongoing as the article ran.

Green Action Centre Thank You Card

Custom illustration for the Green Action Centre’s thank you cards.

GREEN ACTION CENTRE THANK YOU CARD

A custom, illustrated thank you card for the Green Action Centre that shows off all the aspects of life they help out with.

Free To Be Debris

An illustration created to honour the most fun backlane market in Winnipeg.

FREE TO BE DEBRIS

A fun print design to honour the best backlane market in Winnipeg.

Big Ben

Big Ben standing tall on a cool autumn morning in London. This image can be purchased for royalty-free at istockphoto.com

BIG BEN ON A GREY LONDON MORNING

Big Ben standing tall on a cool autumn morning in London. This image can be purchased for royalty-free use here.

Winter Trees

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THE BARENESS OF WINTER

Stripped and stoic trees provide a resting point for winter birds. You can purchase this image for royalty-free use here.

Love Mix Tape

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LOVE MIX TAPE

It’s the late 80’s again! Send a love mix tape to your favourite person and show them how you feel! You can purchase this image for royalty-free use here.

Koi

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SWIMMING KOI

Some koi fish swim around in a cool pond. This image can be purchased, royalty-free here.

Birds on Branches

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BIRDS AND BRANCHES

Line artwork of some beautiful birds in trees. You can purchase this image for royalty-free use here.