This started out as a practice piece and was done fairly quickly. Between the hands and the circular composition, it reminds me a bit of the work of the great MC Escher (minus his utter genius, of course…).
July 1, 2017 marks 150 years of Confederation, which means Canada celebrates a big, round birthday this year!
The Island Illustrator Society kicks off the sesquicentennial with vintage-style travel posters that showcase Big Canadian Stuff – some of the giant natural and man-made icons that Canada is known for.
The show can be viewed at Coast Collective in Colwood between January 4 and 29, and will travel to other venues later in the year.
Posters are for sale, and all seventeen can be viewed on the Island Illustrators Society website.