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Ten things you probably didn’t know were invented by U of T Alumni.

Ten spot illustrations created by our illustrator Alëna Skarina for @uoftmagazine: “Ten things you probably didn’t know where invented by U of T Alumni.” Read the full article here.

Buckley’s cough syrup.

The pacemaker.

Pablum.

The G-Suit.

The alkaline battery.

The Canadian Sphynx cat.

IMAX.

The electron microscope.

The 56k modem.

The electric wheelchair.

September 21, 2017

A Fun Series of Limited Edition Twizzler Packs

Alëna Skarina was recently commissioned by agency Anomaly to illustrate 6 out of 16 limited edition TWIZZLERS artist packs. Nice Shoes Creative Director Matt Greenwood created this 15-second spot animation, bringing to life the various ways people enjoy Twizzlers.

May 12, 2017

Detail of Alëna Skarina’s Goose for SHAPE at DAIS Gallery

April 28, 2017

Alëna Skarina Shape Installation at DAIS Gallery

Alëna Skarina is in a collective installation art show featuring customized designer vases from Charuta Living Solutions. Opening tonight at DAIS Gallery.

DAIS Gallery
1196 Queen Street West.
8pm-12am

The show runs April 28 – May 7, then will be shown at Design Exchange from May 9-13. Check out the Facebook event for more details.

 

How to do an easy holiday smokey eye

Alëna Skarina did this step-by-step tutorial for the December issue of Today’s Parent on “How to do an easy holiday smokey eye”.

http://www.todaysparent.com/family/style/how-to-do-an-easy-holiday-smoky-eye/

 

January 17, 2017

The Perfect Card for a Winter’s Day

Stay warm on this snowy Monday friends! We feel especially cozy looking at Alëna Skarina’s 2016 Xmas card.

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December 12, 2016

Fast Company’s June Issue

Alëna Skarina created this illustration about super social media stars in the latest issue of Fast Company.

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June 2, 2016

Alëna Skarina’s Music For Memory

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Alëna was commissioned by Denise Cole of JWT to create a poster for the Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s “Music and Memory iPod Project”. The project program is based on the effects of music and stimulation on people with dementia. The poster encourages the donations of old iPods, which are then loaded with personalized music for patients with dementia.

June 9, 2015

What can you see?

Alëna Skarina did this illustration for One Advertising for H&R Block.

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March 20, 2015

Motorcycle Style

Custom motorcycle helmet painted by Alëna Skarina.

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September 12, 2014