Category Archives: Illustration

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Coffee and Comics! Coffics?

I was recently asked to create a comic that McDonald’s coffee drinkers could read as they sipped their daily brew. I created a story inspired by my own experience as a first time father. Letting Mom sleep meant many early morning walks. If baby slept too that was even better. But you just had to avoid the honking horns and constructions sites… Continue reading →

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 →

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.

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.

Taylor Jane Comic Book

Taylor Jane was a project created for a proposed new SiFi network series. The comic was used as marketing material to create some buzz at the San Diego ComiCon. Rain In Spain designed the main character and all artwork associated with the comic book.

Online Flash Games for BC Lotteries

Between 2006 and 2009 RISCS was contracted by the BC Lottery Corporation to develop casual games for their newly launched online gaming platform, playnow.com. Over the course of the project I helped conceive and developed 15 games. Hey, we even did voice overs!