Category Archives: illustration

“Le cheval de bleu” by Marcel Cremer

“Le cheval de bleu” [The Horse of Blue] is a children’s play originally written in German by the Germanophone Belgian author Marcel Cremer (1955-2009). A new French-language production of the play, a collaboration between Théâtre de la vieille 17 and … Continue reading

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“Rimbaud Warriors” by Richard Gaitet in stores now!

Richard Gaitet’s “Rimbaud Warriors,” out today from Éditions Paulsen, recounts the author’s journey by foot from Charleville, France to Charleroi, Belgium, retracing the route taken by Arthur Rimbaud in the fall of 1870. It was during the course of this … Continue reading

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“Il cardillo addolorato” by Anna Maria Ortese

A cover idea for a hypothetical new edition of an Italian novel I just finished reading, Anna Maria Ortese’s 1993 “Il cardillo addolorato” (translated into English as “The Lament of The Linnet.” Near the end of the eighteenth century, three … Continue reading

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Registration open for my art classes at the Visual Arts Centre!

              I’m very excited to be teaching two classes at the Visual Arts Centre in Westmount this:  “Dessin et illustration/Drawing and Illustration” on Thursday mornings from 10am-1pm and “Illustration de bande dessinée/Comic Book Illustration” … Continue reading

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Il deserto dei tartari

  “Guardateli, Giovanni Drogo e il suo cavallo, come sono piccoli sul fianco delle montagne che si fanno sempre più grandi e selvagge. Egli continua a salire per arrivare alla Fortezza in giornata, ma più svelte di lui, dal fondo, … Continue reading

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Crayola Fall Sketches

I haven’t been posting much new work these last couple of months, mostly because I’ve been teaching at four different school this semester and have had time for little else (I have, however, been doing a fair bit of doodling, … Continue reading

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“Before the Battle” by Siegfried Sassoon

In honour of Remembrance Day and of the hundredth anniversary of the end of WWI, an adaptation of a poem by my favourite war poet, Siegfried Sassoon. Sassoon (1886-1967) wrote this poem only a few days before the Battle of … Continue reading

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