Author Archives: Shayne Letain

Bargain Village Halloween Animation

Rain In Spain created this animation for Bargain Village, a consignment clothing store. For consignment clothing stores, Halloween is like Christmas. Which makes Christmas like . . . Groundhog Day?

BCLA Summer Reading Club 2015

In August of 2014 Rain In Spain Creative Studio was asked by the BC Library Association to create the artwork for their 2015 Summer Reading Club. The annual reading club is meant to encourage school age kids (especially boys) to keep reading over summer break. Given the theme of “Build It!”, RISCS helped develop a campaign… Continue reading →

BC Securities “Invest Right” Campaign

In February of 2015, I was asked by the creative people at Slingshot, to work in tandem with another illustrator to create a “whiteboard animation” for the BC Securities Commission’s “Invest Right” campaign. Whiteboard animation is challenging because you only get one shot at getting it right. If you make a mistake you have to… Continue reading →

Georgia Straight Cover Illustration – Fracking

Rain In Spain was asked to illustrate the Georgia Straight’s cover article about the economics of fracking. Take a look below.

Day4 Energy Rebranding

Recently Rain In Spain was asked by Day4 Energy, a solar panel manufacturer, to help with their rebranding. Branded towards the industrial market, Day4 Energy was attempting to make inroads into the growing domestic market for solar panels. RISC developed a series (24 in all) of attractive, modern and graphically sophisticated images around which it could develop it’s branding.… Continue reading →

“Icky Goo” Soon Available on iBooks

Here is the cover of Rain In Spain Creative Studio’s latest illustrated story book for children (and others). Icky Goo will soon be available on the iBooks store.

Georgia Straight Magazine Cover – Tsunami

This cover illustration for Georgia Straight Magazine accompanied an article about the risk of a tsunami to Vancouver Island if a large earthquake was to hit the west coast.

“Bubble Mouse” Game Backgrounds

Rain In Spain Creative Studio was recently asked by Masque Publishing to create some backgrounds for their newly released game, Bubble Mouse. Below are a few the backgrounds created.

The Shrunks

The Shrunks is a Vancouver based company specializing in toys and products that facilitate the often frought bedtime routines of children. They wanted to create a fictional family that used their products in a series of animated short videos. Rain In Spain was asked to design the characters and create the animation. The work shown… Continue reading →

Ad Pages Cover Illustration

RISCS was asked to illustrate the cover of the 2011 Ad Pages, a directory of creative services. The illustration accompanied an article about guerrilla marketing, specifically a recent campaign where thousands of pink flamingos appeared on Vancouver’s streets and lawns.