More Rhiannon

I tend to revisit the Welsh legends about Rhiannon over the years. I’ve had this one in my head for awhile now, ever since we visited Conwy Castle in Wales. Here’s my latest Rhiannon illustration, and a few others from years ago:

Rhiannon and her birds, 2021.

 

Rhiannon on her pearly steed, 2015. Lots of ink work. 

 

Rhiannon and Pwyll, 2005. Pure watercolour, no ink at all.

Latest work

Just keep busy, just keep busy…Here’s some new editorial work:

Portraits of real estate agents for Ottawa Magazine.

Peanut O’Clock. How a beagle tells time.

The contents of a sewing basket.

 

Rootitoot portrait for Chatelaine

I illustrated a portrait of Ruth “Rootitoot” McCusker for Chatelaine magazine. Ruth was an Instant Pot guru who recently passed away. I learned a lot about Instant Pots while researching items for the background. I’ve never used one, but a lot of people are passionate about them…and apparently you can make cheesecakes in them!

Commercial Observer portraits

The Commercial Observer hired me for the 3rd year in a row now (thank you!) to illustrate portraits of real estate bigwigs. I tried out my new portrait style for these and am very pleased with how they turned out.

Cantons de L’Est sketches

The pandemic ruined our international travel plans for 2020, but Joel and I were determined to actually go somewhere because we needed a vacation really badly. So we decided to go on a road trip to les Cantons de L’est region in Québec (also known en anglais as the Eastern Townships). We had a lovely time: did some plein-air painting, ate a lot of great food, visited several breweries, went antiquing, went to Foresta Lumina (check it out, it’s so cool) and generally had a great time.