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Cover and interior spread in The Little Christian/The Little Lutheran magazines.

Sue Todd Illustration
illustration of A horse driven chariot carries the Greek god, Apollo past the sun and across the universe. A centaur takes aim in this tarot card full of symbolic meaning. Commissioned by Spin Master Games for the board game, Trust Me, I'm Psychic.
illustration of Whimsical golf map of Australia with icons and hand lettering, series of maps for ScoreGolf magazine.
illustration of Editorial piece for American Bar Association, ABA Publishing, story about diversity in the selection of outside counsel. Legal magazine for male and female lawyers.
illustration of Creation story picture book for children, a spiritual folktale by Laura Alary for Skinner House Books. Linocut art depicting the big bang with animals and planets and stars and children in a village.
illustration of Lino-cut portrait of inspiring woman and politician, Kamala Harris. First female vice president of the United States and first African American and  Asian American vice president. History in the making.
illustration of An African folktale, retold by Eric Walters for Orca Book Publishers. This spread is about the creation of the fishes and birds.
illustration of Board book for babies by publisher Orca Book Publishers. Bedtime poem about tulips, flowers and a little girl, in black and white with spot color and a night time sky with moon and stars. Hand-carved linoleum with digital color. Linocut.
illustration of Illustration from The Amazing Adventures art exhibit in April, The Framer's Gallery, London. Sponsored by HireAnIllustrator.com and The Little Chimp Society.
illustration of Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival Marie Antoinette street performer with plungers for juggling. Linocut print with digital color fire breather wears 18th century costume with balloon animal hair style. Colorful cake a sweet treat for children.
illustration of Illustration for Pearson Education Canada, Grade 6 student book, Growing in Faith, Growing in Christ.
illustration of Illustration depicting the play, Bluenose, for Carousel Players, a theatre for young people.
illustration of Cover of board book, An African Alphabet, written by Eric Walters, published by Orca Books. 26 pages of animals from Africa, hand-carved linocut with digital colour.
illustration of One of five linocut illustrations depicting an African folk tale from ancient Benin.  Picturebook quality digital library app for children age 5 - 7. Educational.
illustration of Picture book by Eric Walters, published by Orca Book Publishers. A creation story, this retelling of an African folktale depicts the origin of the wildebeest.
illustration of Linocut illustration from 64-page picture book by Tomson Highway, the script for his play of the same name. A theatrical production about a wingless little girl mosquito and her struggle to fit in.
illustration of Spread for Ask Magazine, educational non-fiction for children. Part of the Cricket Magazine Group. Story about Mayan agricultural practices.
illustration of Linocut illustration from 64-page picture book by Tomson Highway, the script for his play of the same name. A theatrical production about a wingless little girl mosquito and her struggle to fit in.
illustration of Tarot-like card from the board game,
illustration of Award-winning cover of Chess Life Magazine.
illustration of Street performing weight lifter performing strongman feats with cat wearing busker tattoos. A tattooed circus performer playing trumpet with stars on t-shirts and posters. Unicycling and acrobatic tattoos carved linoleum with digital color for a festival of street performers and buskers.
illustration of Commissioned by Cricket Magazine to illustrate a Chinese folktale, The Tiger Son. Retold from Chinese myth.
illustration of Spread from 64-page picture book by Tomson Highway, the script for his play of the same name.
illustration of Linocut illustration of a swimming turtle from the 2015 Weather Guide Calendar published by Andrews McMeel/Accord.
illustration of Spread from the picture book, The Wild Beast, by Eric Walters for Orca Book Publishers. The retelling of an African creation story about the wildebeest, featuring African animals.
illustration of Educational picture book, the re-telling of an African foltale featuring the animals, giraffe, elephant, turtle and lion. Linocut illustrations.
illustration of Image for Carousel Players young people theatre.
A new production of Peter Pan with alligator, pirate ship and flying boy.
illustration of A trumpet playing woman wearing dress with pattern of circus performers, buskers and acrobats. Her hat is a vase full of paint brushes and the hand lettering flows from the musical instrument with music notes and stars. A carnival of color and dancing. On posters, t-shirts, mugs and cards. Hand-carved linoleum with digital colour.
illustration of Image advertising an annual festival of street performers. The linocut art appears on t-shirts, posters and other promotional material. Sue has created art for the busker carnival for more than twenty years.
illustration of Cover and interior spots from brochure for the National Institute of Environment Health Sciences. Spots and icons, digital linocut.
illustration of One of 41 cards for the game,
illustration of Book cover of middle grade historical novel, published by Second Story Press. The book tells the tragic story of enslaved Spanish Jewish children on the island of Sao Tome in 1492.
illustration of Historical fiction based on Robert Fulton's first steamship voyage down the Hudson River. A play in the series Setting the Stage for Fluency, by educational publisher, Red Chair Press. Commissioned by Dinardo Design.
illustration of Historical portrait of Mathieu Da Costa, the first black man to visit Canada in the early 1600s. He was a free African employed as a translator by French traders and explorers. Commissioned by Andrew Perro Design as a mockup stamp for Canada Post.
illustration of Hand-carved linocut art appears on t-shirts, posters and other promotional material advertising the festival of street performers.
illustration of Bus wrap for Kids Mobile Health Clinic, commissioned by Banner Health, Phoenix.
illustration of Amenities map of convention cities in the United States commissioned for the cover of Executive Update magazine. Hand carved linocut art with digital color.
illustration of Hand-carved linocut art appears on t-shirts, posters and other promotional material advertising the festival of street performers.
illustration of Cover of spiritual book by Deepak Chopra. Image of sun, hand-carved linocut with digital color.
illustration of Linocut illustration of Ben Franklin at his writing desk, published in Weekly Reader magazine.
illustration of Birthday image for Marianne Carus, founder of Carus Publishing, now Cricket Media. Hand-carved linocut art is based on the High Priestess tarot card.
illustration of Hand-carved linocut illustration of a children's choir depicting the African American poem by James Weldon Johnson. Art is colored digitally.
illustration of Sample illustration from graphic novel biography of Josephine Bonaparte. Work in progress. Hand carved linocut illustration with digital color.
illustration of Prototype greeting card for Catholic greeting card company. Linocut art with digital color.
illustration of Amenities map of Darien, CT for 341 Studios.
illustration of TV commercial for Kia cars. Hand-carved lino-cut with digital color. Cajun wedding scene with decorative border.
illustration of Illustration from the educational picture book, One Last Wish, an Indian folktale published by Red Chair Press. Linocut art commissioned by Dinardo Design.
illustration of Cover
illustration of Amenities map of Ward 15, a Toronto neighbourhood. Linocut with digital color and hand lettering. Commissioned by Ward 15 City councillor, Josh Colle.
illustration of Linocut illustration from children's educational picture book, Medio Pollito, a Mexican folktale published by The Child's World.
illustration of Hand-carved linocut illustration with digital color excerpted  from the children's picture book, Mira and the Big Story. Scene of young girl in a tree observing the neighbouring community. Written by Laura Alary, published by Skinner House Books.
illustration of Fairytale with knights and a princess based on the story of the swan prince. Hand-carved linocut with digital color, commissioned by Shubrook Bros. UK.
illustration of Linocut illustration of a medieval style angel. Hand-carved with digital color.
illustration of Full page in Business Law Today magazine, published by The American Bar Association. Illustrating the a story about retail points cards. Linocut with digital color.
illustration of Linocut illustration depicting the Palm Sunday story of Jesus' entry to Jerusalem. Cover and inside spread of The Little Lutheran/The Little Christian magazines.
illustration of Black and white illustration for Walmart bread bag. Hand carved linocut.
illustration of First Nations animal legend published in My Way 2 by Forlag Malling Beck, Denmark. Linocut with digital colour.
illustration of Scene from the picture book of Aesop's fable, The North Wind and the Sun, published by Scholastic Canada. Linocut illustration with digital color.
illustration of Wrap around book cover for young adult mystery series published by McClelland & Stewart. One of five covers in the series, all hand-carved linocut with digital color.
illustration of Linocut art with digital color. Self-promotional.
illustration of Linocut art with digital color. Personal work.
illustration of Linocut illustration depicting the first nations creation story of Sky Woman.
illustration of Full page illustrating the story, Skin Deep, a fairytale published by Weekly Reader magazine.

Profile

Sue Todd is a Toronto based illustrator living in two worlds, the analog and the digital. Sue has literally carved out a niche with her lino-cut technique which she then colors digitally, thus enjoying a variety of activities to fire her passion for problem solving with imagery. Among Sue’s influences are medieval woodcuts, the art of Jim Flora, and the woodcuts of Frans Masereel and Jose Francisco Borges. Sue’s colorful art has appeared in books, magazines, posters, t-shirts, a TV commercial and on a bus. Her client list includes Barnes and Noble, Crown Publishing, Pearson Education, Klutz Press, Andrews McMeel Accord, The Wall Street Journal, the American Bar Association, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Walmart Canada and more. Sue is exploring the world of children’s publishing by writing and illustrating her own stories, presently works in progress. For relaxation, Sue paints oil portraits, both analog and digital. Sue is an associate of the Ontario College of Art, now OCADU.

Style/Techniques

Animation, Black & White, Conceptual, Design, Digital, Figurative, Fine Art, Graphic, Lettering, Line, Line with Color, Mixed Media, Scratchboard, Stylized, Type Design, Woodcut, Whimsical, Concept Art, Film/Entertainment, Monoprints, e-Learning

Subject/Specialties

Humor, Action, Adventure, Animals, Book Covers, Botanical, Celebrities, Character Development, Children, Children's Books, Children's Products, Comic Book, Corporate, Editorial, Education, Fantasy, Food, Greeting Cards, Health, Historical, Icons, Industrial, Landscape, Maps, Music, Mystery, Nature, People, Political, Portrait, Posters, Product, Religious, Romance, Science, Scientific, Sci-Fi, Sports, Technology, Toys & Games, Transportation, Travel, Web Illustration, Wildlife, Americana, Agriculture, Feminine, Masculine, Spiritual, Youth, Ethnic, Game, Environmental, Urban, Branding