Monday, November 16, 2015

Annual Open House + Print Sale

It's that time of year again...

Hope to see you there.
Alanna xo

My prints in situ

Three of my prints in a beautiful loft in Toronto.
Love the teak desk and those matching lamps!

All three of these prints are currently available in my shop. 


Thursday, November 12, 2015

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Starting to frame up prints for my sale

I'm starting to frame up prints for my Open House/ Print Sale Dec 5 + 6
Here are two I recently picked up from Telegramme prints

 Framed Ranuculus bouquet 475.00
(Unframed 250.00)

Framed Japanese teapot 120.00
(Unframed 30.00)

Monday, November 9, 2015

My notecards at Type books

I took an inspirational trip to TYPE books on Queen West today and was happy to find my teNeues boxed notecards there. What a gorgeous home for them.
Felt inspired to post this photo - as I just love the colours plus the boy in the background immersed in his book is so cute. :-)

ps. If you live outside of Toronto you can also buy my cards online here
16 cards for only 10.95. USD. Dealio.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Walter Holiday cards

I have some new cards in my shop.

Holiday Walter
To purchase click here

Thursday, October 29, 2015


The Contemporary Textile Co-op is giving away 2 tickets to my talk on November 5th. 

I will be discussing:
* How to build an Illustration portfolio
* How to break into Surface Design
* How to approach Art directors
* Tips for dealing with Creative Blocks
* Tips for structuring your time as a freelance artist
* How to use Social Media to promote your work
Leave a comment on Instagram, Twitter or here 
and let me know which topic interests you most!

Sunday, October 25, 2015

My November 5th talk + Giveaway for tickets

Hi there,

My talk about my experience as an Illustrator, Artist and Surface Designer is coming up soon.
To buy tickets click here.

Thursday November 5th
401 Richmond St West Toronto
6:30 - 8:00
Presentation with Q + A to follow
Please bring your questions!

I'll be giving away 2 tickets to the talk via Instagram. 
Look out for an announcement next week. 

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Surface Design mockups

Working on some samples for a mug company this week...

#surfacedesign #illustration #cat #kitty #doggie #doxie #daschund

Saturday, October 3, 2015

NEWS: BOOM licensing

 I am now represented by UK based BOOM licensing. 

Boom represents some of my favourite designers including Lotta Jansdotter*, Elizabeth Olwen, Thomas Paul, Skinny LaMinx and Florence Broadhurst. I'm very happy to be in their company. 

Boom and I have already begun to explore collaborations for bedding, stationary, beauty products, wallpaper + home decor so I hope to have some new products to share with you in the next year. (!)

 Celebration dinner with my sweet Myles at FRANK at the AGO last night.

#Happy #licensing #illustration #surfacedesign 

*Lotta will always be so special to me as it's she who inspired me to move into surface design back in 2006. She was a wonderful teacher and will always be a mentor to me.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

New lettering 
#handlettering #type #lettering 

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

November 5th Talk

More info on my November 5th talk in association with
The Contemporary Textile Co-op

Bring your Questions!

#Illustration #surfacedesign #printmaking #silkscreen #career #freelance #advice

Monday, September 7, 2015

Eye Likey

My work is featured on Eye Likey today. This blog has featured almost all of my all time favourite artists including Miroslav Sasek, Martin Haake,  Lotta Jansdotter, Ellsworth Kelly, and Egon Schiele. Very happy to be in their company.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Good News

Got some good news about an upcoming project last week.
Looking forward to sharing it with you.