Tuesday, March 31, 2015

New work: Spring Butterflies

I'm experimenting with adding more texture in my illustrations and removing the black outlines.
Am pleased with the results.
#illustration #surfacedesign #greetingcards #bedding #wallpaper #pattern #stationary #art

Design Salon Night

          There are few things I like more then dinner party. 
           Good friends, conversation, food, candles and wine = one of life's great joys.
#corny


Last week's design Salon was held at Donna Griffith's photo studio on Carlaw
Such a great space

 Donna, Jodi, cocktails and the Plenty book



Monday, March 30, 2015

New vintage green penguin print

I have a new print: Love in a Cold Climate screened in vintage green
It is 26" X 40"
printed on Stonehenge paper with a ragged edge
795.00
For more info please see my shop. 
#silkscreen #print #art #books #penguinbooks #alannacavanaghprints
 

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

New sketch: Chillax

#linedrawing #sketch #draw #illustration #watchingBroadCity

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Fun House + Home / Hudson's bay party

Very fun party to celebrate the New Home floor on 6th floor of Hudson's Bay tonight.
Fun to see many of my favourite design people.
 Kimberley Brown, Me, Sarah Hartill and Emma Reddington

 The very handsome Arren Williams and Tommy Smythe.


 Great crowd.

 Emma and Kimberley deep in conversation.


 Margot Austin rockin her Hudson's Bay stripes and new shoes. 

Delicious cocktails.

Thanks Arren and Hudson's Bay!

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Two Salon walls with my prints

 On wall left to right: 1. Small white bouquet  2. Small black bouquet and 3. Marnie



Marnie silkscreen print 40.00 
Available in my shop
Left to right: 1. New DIVE IN print 2. Small white bouquet 3. Small black bouquet

#silkscreen #art #print #salonwall #interiordesign #affordableart #torontoartist

Friday, February 27, 2015

Gorgeous Interiors on Homeland Season 4

I've been absolutely swimming in the gorgeous interiors of Homeland Season 4 this week.
This season is set in Pakistan and it's full of stunning textures and colours.

 
The highlight for me is the US Ambassador's office (above) which has a stunning marble wall, campaign style cabinets, gorgeous lamps + a deep navy rug - all bathed in a golden light.


Love those black campaign style filing cabinets with brass handles.
Home inspiration!

Monday, February 16, 2015

NEW print!: DIVE IN

 DIVE IN
 Retro blue

I have a NEW PRINT! 
It's available in two colour ways: retro blue and retro turquoise.
17" X 26"
Printed on beautiful Somerset paper with a ragged edge
Unlimited Edition
Signed not Numbered
95.00
 
Available here


 DIVE IN 
Retro turquoise

#silkscreen #print #art #copyrightAlannaCavanagh #MadeinCanada

Friday, February 13, 2015

Prints on One King's Lane

Several of my images are available as framed giclee prints this week on One King's Lane.
Look for the Art by Type sale. Sale ends today!

#prints #art #interiordesign #decor #alannacavanagh

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Small japanese teapot available again


Just completed a 2nd edition of 30 prints
6' X 9"
Printed on archival paper with ragged edge
Signed and numbered
30.00

Friday, February 6, 2015

Abbi from Broad City

 Just drew and tweeted this Abbi Jacobson from Broad City. (my new favourite show!!)

and she tweeted back. see below. 
ooh ahh.
Made my day. 
Happy Friday


Monday, January 26, 2015

New sketch: Elle Decor Editor in Chief Michael Boodro

I read this colour pronouncement on Michael Boodro's Instagram on Friday and thought it was so cute -- just had to make an illustration of it. 
#sketch #illustration #MichaelBoodro #ElleDecorUSA #editor #colour #interiordesign #draw

Thursday, January 22, 2015

New work: Jenna Lyons

I would call her style  'elegant librarian' with an androgynous eccentric edge.
I love how her outfits fuse colours, textures, patterns + materials in a quirky mix.

#fashion #illustration #style #icon

Friday, January 16, 2015

Illustrations for Globe and Mail Style

I ended 2014 with one of my favourite illustration gigs ever: 
The cover + 6 illustrations for Globe and Mail Style. 
Art direction by Bryan Gee. 
 

Globe Style Cover
I incorporated collage elements into all the illos.


I was really happy with this hand and champagne glasses. 
It was Bryan 's idea to add a gold frame to the server's cuff for an over the top 'richy rich' look.

Had a lot of fun doing this overhead brunch scene. I love drawing hands!


This illo shows how a guest can be helpful for a Holiday host. :-)



This illo accompanied a piece by the owner of Joe Beef.
This 'big group of people celebrating in the woods' scene winter is based on my own very cozy get togethers in my favourite cottage in Kazabazua Quebec. 
Feel cozy just looking at it. :-) #grateful #happy 

#illustration #food illustration #fashion illustration #cooking illustration

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Highlights from LA and PalmSprings

A few photos from a very fun trip to L.A. and Palm Springs.

 The stunning Venice Canals

Blown away by all the contemporary architecture in Venice
This is along the boardwalk

 The lobby of The Palihouse West Hollywood!
Staying here was a huge highlight of my trip.
#dreamy!
Interior Design by Heather Ashton

Look at this gorgeous space. Full kitchen! Gorgeous mix of materials rugs, marble, velvet etc etc. Loved.
 Gjelina on Abbot Kinney!
Great food and people watching.

 On Sunset Blvd.

Another highight was visiting my friend fellow Illustrator Betsy Everitt in her beautiful home in Brentwood. Here she is in her garden.

Betsy's House on Canyon Road
#wow

 Fantastic cafe!
Joan's on Third in L.A.
Best grilled cheese sandwich ever

The Getty
Architect Richard Meier


My sketch


Incredible midcentury architecture in Palm Springs #Donald Wexler

Monday, January 12, 2015

New illustration: Winter runner

Based on my beloved brother Shawn.

In my thoughts everyday and dearly missed.