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Illustration for Canadian national newspaper The Globe and Mail, for an article by Hope Smith about being left-handed and creativity — and her nifty party trick, which is the ability to write backwards (like Leonardo da Vinci used to do).

Lori Langille

DI #32

Page 449

Lori Langille

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illustration of An elegantly goth woman with scarifying hair.

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illustration of Mural design for Mildred's Temple Kitchen in Toronto, Ontario.


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illustration of Globe and Mail illustration for article on writing backwards like Leonardo da Vinci.

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illustration of Valentine's Day greeting card illustration

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illustration of Series of illustrations for an article on wine etiquette in national Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail.


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illustration of Illustration for Avenue Magazine for an article on maintaining a healthy marriage. couples, marriage, medicine, elixir, spoon, bottle, flowers, wreath, wedding, health, well being, relationships, product, packaging, cherubs, angels, cherubim,
illustration of Illustration for Benefits Canada magazine on how companies save money by investing in wellness programs for their employees.

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illustration of And though he spent weeks visiting the best wig makers in the land, he still couldn't get her off his mind. Or head.
illustration of Another brochure cover in the promotional package designed by 52 Pick-Up for Tridel's Parfait condo development in Toronto, featuring my collage illustration of a cake, fruit and acrobats (always a winning combination).
illustration of One of 3 illustrations commissioned by 52 Pick-Up for Tridel's Parfait condo identity. Shown here is the brochure, featuring my collage of a woman with flowers.
illustration of Illustration for an article in More magazine about the current shift towards eating locally and sustainably, and how people are rediscovering humble native vegetables like beets, tomatoes and carrots.

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illustration of Illustration capturing the euphoria the day after the historic 2017 Women's March

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illustration of Spot illustration for Fast Company for a short piece on the buy-one-give-one model pioneered by Toms Shoes, and how it's inspired other companies to do the same.

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illustration of A collage illustration for the national newspaper The Globe and Mail, for an article on how to eat well when on the road.

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illustration of July 2016 illustration promo.

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illustration of Illustration for an article in Texas Monthly on how to make classic peach preserves.

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illustration of Illustration about the common cold and its miserable symptoms.  

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illustration of Illustration for an article in More magazine about the current shift towards eating locally and sustainably, and how people are rediscovering humble native vegetables as well as more exotic imports (like pineapple). bird bell fruit pineapple dining dinner supper food pillar meal garden dessert tropical
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illustration of Banner design for journalist Tina Daunt's English Muse blog.

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illustration of An illustration representing the month of October, created for the cover of the National Post newspaper's Arts and Life section.

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illustration of An illustration for national Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail, for an article about a retired Nova Scotia man's discovery that, due to some glitch in the system, the Canadian government says he doesn't have a middle name — and never did, despite his protests to the contrary.

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illustration of My Christmas card for 2015.

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illustration of Illustration for Delta Air Sky Magazine's monthly quiz column. This one tested the reader's knowledge of what movies were based on what literary classics.

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illustration of Fun fact: at Easter, it's the rabbit's turn to pull the magician out of the hat.

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illustration of Welcome to March, traditionally in like a lion, out like a lamb. Though these days it's more like the Pushmi-Pullyu in Dr. Doolittle.

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illustration of Third and final brochure in the promotional package design by 52 Pick-Up for Tridel's Parfait condo development in Toronto. This one features my collage illustration of a gazebo with a flowering vine laden with pastries (and a few other things, too).
illustration of Illustration to accompany the June calendar of events in the National Post newspaper.


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illustration of Illustration for an article in Benefits Canada magazine about how companies are finding themselves increasingly in the role of providing retirement advice and options for their employees.

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illustration of Illustration accompanying an article in Texas Monthly magazine, in which the writer describes her experience eating out at a posh restaurant. First feeling guilty about the expense, and then hungry (a dozen tiny courses left her craving mac and cheese).

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illustration of Six illustrations that were part of a total of 12 images for the Weekend supplement of the Canadian National Post newspaper, accompanying predictions for each sign.

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illustration of Six illustrations that were part of a total of 12 images for the Weekend supplement of the Canadian National Post newspaper, accompanying predictions for each sign.

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illustration of Globe and Mail article about artists and businesspeople brainstorming together.

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illustration of Illustration for The Globe and Mail, for a story about the writer's fond memories of baking with her nana — and how the Mixmaster she inherited from her was a reminder of many happy hours spent in the kitchen.

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illustration of Article for D Home magazine in Dallas about the rivalries between two rose fancier societies.


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illustration of An illustration for the May 2008 issue of Benefits Magazine, for an article about the increasingly meagre healthcare benefits offered in retirement packages.

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illustration of An illustration for the Globe and Mail, accompanying an article about the author's bread baking dad, whose efforts were often not the most successful.

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illustration of The first six of a series of 12 illustrations depicting healthy versions of the 12 days of Christmas.

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illustration of The final six of a series of 12 illustrations depicting healthy versions of the 12 days of Christmas.


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illustration of Illustration for an article in Profit magazine about employer-rating websites, and how companies can make sure they don't find themselves portrayed negatively on them.

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illustration of Illustration for the Globe and Mail travel section, accompanying an article on the upsurge of interest in solo travel.

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illustration of Autumn 2015 promo featuring an illustration about planning a garden over the winter.

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Profile

Lori Langille studied Fine Arts at the University of Ottawa before going on to the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) in Toronto to study painting and illustration. She graduated from OCAD's Communications and Design program with a concentration in Editorial Illustration. Since then she has worked on a freelance basis for a wide range of private and public sector clients. Notable recent work includes the logo image and a 13 foot high mural for Mildred's Temple Kitchen in Toronto, part of the Mildred Pierce restaurant family.

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Collage

Subject/Specialties

Humor, Animals, Annual Report, Book Covers, Botanical, Celebrities, Children, Corporate, Editorial, Education, Family, Fantasy, Fashion/Cosmetics, Food, Greeting Cards, Health, Historical, Holidays, Leisure, Medical, Mural, Mystery, Nature, Packaging, People, Political, Portrait, Product, Romance, Sports, Still Life, Transportation, Travel, Web Design, Web Illustration, Americana, Agriculture, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Vintage / Retro, Feminine, Masculine, Game, Environmental, Financial, Branding