Category Archives: Illustration

Some Old Georgia Straight Covers

Here are a few of my favourite Georgia Straight cover illustrations from very long ago.

Best Movies of 2019 Cover Illustration

I recently illustrated the cover of The Georgia Straight’s Best Movies of 2019 issue. The usual deadline (2 days) made this only partly complete. Still I like being able to do Yoda.  

Georgia Straight Best of Vancouver Cover Illlustration

I was asked to illustrate this year’s Georgia Straight cover illustration for their annual Best of Vancouver issue with an interior illustration.    

Georgia Straight Cover December 2018

I recently illustrated the cover of the Georgia Straight Magazine for an article about the effects of online Christmas shopping on bricks and mortar shops. Click to enlarge.

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.