Designing for Wine Country

January 6, 2015

Our esteemed designer Jess Keefer recently completed the CD-DVD-Booklet for Bill Russell’s Wine Country Tales.


Kristine Schmitt and her Special Powers

October 28, 2013

Steve Dunk hand-lettered and printed items for Toronto based musician Kristine Schmitt, and her band the Special Powers. Business cards, a demo disc cover, small posters and handbills were used for promotion at this year’s Folk Music Ontario Conference. The conference is the key event for Ontario’s folk, roots, and traditional music community.

Steve also designed artwork for a stamp that was used to label the disks, and an ad promoting show times for the conference program.

Covers and cards letterpress printed with the help of Lunar Caustic Press.






Bill Russell’s Alberta Performance this Friday

October 21, 2013

This Friday night, Bill Russell will be in performance at the Shell Theatre in Ft. Saskatchewan, Alberta with musician Brian Gore. It’s called Your Town in Song and Image and will feature his animation and live digital drawing.

Here’s a nice article about the show in the Fort Saskatchewan Record.

Visit for more info.

…and here’s the new video:

Pairing Music and Art

October 8, 2013


Read a great article about Bill Russell’s creative collaboration and performance with musician Brian Gore this Saturday in Los Gatos, California.


Callin’ Cards

September 9, 2013

Steve Dunk designed a set of calling cards for The Innards Brothers. The “Brothers”, Tom and Tony, are a Toronto duo that play old-time, toe-tappin’, fiddle and guitar music. Letterpress printed with the help of Lunar Caustic Press.


Bill Russell Draws and Animates Chinese Musicians

July 15, 2013

Alena Skarina Poster for Stonehouse Music

June 10, 2013


Music CD by Maurice Vellekoop

March 27, 2013

From the Reactor archives.
Maurice was commissioned by Pao & Paws, Taiwan, to create this wonderful CD cover and inside booklet.



Santa Cruz comes to Toronto

November 11, 2012

Bill Russell’s musician friend and collaberator Brian Gore will be performing in Toronto with his troupe of acoustic guitar musicians at Hank’s Room. Brian will perform  songs from Santa Cruz in Song and Image.

The Woodshed Orchestra & Laura Repo at Hugh’s Room

August 29, 2012

Steve Dunk designs a hand-lettered poster for The Woodshed Orchestra and Laura Repo‘s show at Hugh’s Room.

The Woodshed Orchestra and Laura Repo