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Sunglasses After Dark, Full Blooded Collection


Vampire turned vampire hunter Sonja Blue travels the globe, hunting down and disposing of those creatures of the shadows that prey on the innocent, all the while searching for the monster that created her. But as dangerous as hunting the undead may be, it’s nothing compared to the threat posed by The Other, the demonic personality who shares her body. Originally published as a six-and-half issue miniseries in the 1990s, this compiled graphic novel edition is digitally re-colored by storyboard artist/illustrator Stan Shaw, completely re-lettered, and contains re-tweaked dialog and narration by writer Nancy A. Collins.

External Link: Sunglasses After Dark, Full Blooded Collection

The Artist Project at Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place


From collectors and curators, to gallerists and designers, visitors can explore and discover works of art from over 250 top contemporary artists from Canada and abroad. This is a unique opportunity to meet and buy art directly from artists at Toronto’s favourite art fair.

Bev Hogue’s work will be on display for the first time at TAP.

External Link: The Artist Project at Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place

Branding Illustrations for Halsa Restaurant in D.C.


Donald Ely has just completed a batch of branding illustrations for Halsa, a farm-to-table restaurant located in D.C. Illustrations were used on business cards, menus and tote bags and were wheat pasted to the exterior of the restaurant, which just opened on Monday.

The second phase of this project involves illustrating portraits of four local farmers who work directly with Halsa to be wheat pasted on the interior walls.

Next time you are in D.C. looking for some fresh, organic eats, look for the giant chicken and radish in Brookland!

External Link: Branding Illustrations for Halsa Restaurant in D.C.

Portrait of Ton Cremers, Founder of Museum Security Network, by Travis Simpkins


Recently artist Travis Simpkins completed a portrait illustration of Ton Cremers, founder of Museum Security Network and former Head of Security at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum. In addition, Mr. Cremers has worked extensively as an independent museum, library and archive security consultant. He was the recipient of the 2001 Robert B. Burke Award for Excellence in Cultural Property Protection at the Smithsonian National Conference. Museum Security Network has been online since 1996, and has become the main channel for the distribution of news and information pertaining to cultural property protection, preservation, conservation and security.

External Link: Portrait of Ton Cremers, Founder of Museum Security Network, by Travis Simpkins

The Little Chimp 3D Statuette


We’re slowly working our way towards offering a Little Chimp award to a deserving recipient. This is the award! Isn’t he cool. There still lots of work to do and we need to select someone to win it, but in the meantime we wanted to share this nifty photo of him with you. The 3D modelling was done by the talented Metin Seven and it was printed by Shapeways.

External Link: The Little Chimp 3D Statuette

Showcase 100

Showcase 100 - An Illustration Project, Exhibition & Book

The Showcase 100 exhibition will be held from 7th – 11th April 2015 at The Framer’s Gallery in central London. This is an excellent art space in the heart of the Fitzrovia area and is easy to get to by train, tube and bus. Showcase 100 is a juried exhibition and publication of 100 illustrations from some of the best professional illustrators working in the industry today.

The private viewing will on Thursday 9th April, 6pm – 8pm. It’ll be an open door policy and all are welcome. There will be free drinks until they’re gone and we’ll be moving onto the Fitzroy Tavern after the show.

Please feel free to invite your friends, the more the merrier.

External Link: Showcase 100 at The Framers Gallery