Bill Russell always carries a small postcard-sized watercolour pad on his vacations. Bill Grigsby suggested putting a postage stamp on each and mail them to himself. So far none have gone missing. Here are a few from Bill’s recent trip to Vancouver Island.
Tags: Bill Russell, Explore, Illustration, Illustrator, Nature, postcard, postcards, vacation, Vancouver Island, Watercolour
August 20, 2019
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For a number of years in the 1980’s Reactor was the agency of record for Bata Canada. On a regular basis we created in-store point of sale materials for the 500 or so Bata Shoe stores across Canada. These are two Thanksgiving posters art directed by Louis Fishauf and illustrated by Bill Russell and Paula Munck.
Cornucopia, ink and watercolours on paper by Bill Russell
Turkey, gouache on board, by Paula Munck.
Tags: Bata, Bill Russell, Gouache, Illustration, Ink, Louis Fishauf, Paula Munck, Reactor, Reactor Art, Thanksgiving, Watercolour
November 21, 2018
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Tomio Nitto paints one of the recent, wind-created sculptures in his watercolour sketchbook.
Tags: Nature, Sketchbook, Tomio Nitto, Tree, Watercolour
May 14, 2018
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