Friday, October 30, 2015

Sue's Family


 I was asked to paint a family portrait. Sue was brave to give me creative rein to follow my creative path. Happy to share.  Multimedia on Masonite.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Wine Label Illustrations with

Fun Project for Private wine Labels.

Cintiq drawing tablet.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Scotiabank,Giller Prize 2015

Honoured to paint roses for the Scotiabank's Giller Prize 2015 advertisements. Thanks of course to my partner and designer extroidinaire, Paul Hodgson!

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

2.5 hour figure painting. Acrylics on masonite.


Happiness is having 2.5  hours to paint uninterrupted
                 amongst fellow artists.

Inclass demo(20 minunte) . Acrylics on Multimedia paper.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Southern Georgian Bay

Fun map of my favourite area where I grew up. (well next to it in Grey County beside the Beaver Valley). Illustrated for ON THE BAY magazine summer issue. Illustration compiled from scanned textures manipulated into graphic icons in photoshop.
Stylized...not true to scale and proportion of course...mostly estimated areas and whimsical imagery based on memory.

Fun!...Printing and selling 20 x 30 inch repros on archival paper. $85 each , Shipping in Canada $15.($100 includes signature )

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

TFC tickets

I was pleased to see the roll out of the illustrations on 2105 TFC tickets. Great design work from MLSE; Louis Cohen,A.D. and Matt Coyle, C.D.
Proud to see illustrative work on TFC billboard by the Gardner and during opening season on the Toronto Star website.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Toronto Football Club Illustrations

Fantastic project of non stop drawings with great Creative Director and Art Director for TFC. Digital drawings of athletes over a tight time frame….22 drawings plus. (wacom cintiq).

Proud to illustrate for TFC.


TFC Atomic Ant

Symbolic for Sebastian Giovinco who joined TFC this year. Fantastic player.
Designed and illustrated by S. Armstrong

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Natural Medicine. In the Hills Magazine Spring 2015

Traditional Watercolour and Photoshop

Spots used throughout article on Natural Medicine and Traditional Medicine.
Fun approach of digital and traditional…making for perfect graphic but painterly images.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Boston Globe Illustration

Continual Line and Wash….always fun.
Editor was a pleasure to work with.