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Katrinn Pelletier / Coil, Knitting and more...

Here is one of the last projects made by Katrinn with her new style. Bobinette Tricot they are products hand-made, wool of Merino dyed hand-made, unique piece and colored every time. The initial idea was that Bobinette Tricot is a little the black sheep in the field of the wool, with its unique pieces made in Province of Quebec and and Quebec city. And discover two aquerelles with colors of spring which could inspire you for packaging projects!

Nicole Jarecz / Fashion research

For a fresh start in 2017, Nicole Jarecz has decided to illustrate everything luxe. From Moët & Chandon fine champagne, to Dolce & Gabbana iconic sunglasses to Ladurée's famous Parisian store fronts. These pieces highlight Nicole's love of feminine color, simple composition and fashion.

Silke Werzinger / Cosmopolitan magazine

The best of home care : All the high-tech products and new gestures that we can't do without.  It is the special article on Hair that Silke Werzinger illustrated illustrated for the female magazine Cosmopolitan.

Óscar Llorens / Sexy, chic and colorful creations!

Here are several projects and personal researches done by Oscar Llorens. Discover Oscar's different styles, which oscillate between realism and line drawing.

Ëlodie / Ëlodie Paper Goods

Ëlodie's online store is now open again. If you're a fan of her work, here's a list of what you can get a hold of; Fine Arts posters, notebooks and cards, a tote bag... It's nearly christmas, think about it!

Silke Werzinger / Glenfiddich / UK

Silke worked with the agency Purple Creative to create a series of ads for Glenfiddich, the famous Scotch whisky. She created a variety of illustrated elements for the new products IPA Experiment and Project XX.

Adam James / PepsiCo Challenge / China

Adam illustrated 2 cans Pepsi for PepsiCo Challenge. The idea was to create a leading experience with the Chinese youth. These illustrations are intended to incite the young people to challenge, to do more, and to follow the spirit " Live for Now ".

Jérôme Mireault / Rouge Gorge / Cider Vermouth

It is our great pleasure to unveil the project for which Jérôme Mireault had the chance to work on. Rouge-Gorge, produced by the orchards Vergers Lafrance, is a cider vermouth of which the packaging and identity were created by the agency Polygraphe.

Jukebox and Avant-Garde breweries / Montréal

In the eyes of the two founders of Jukebox and Avant-Garde microbreweries, beer is an art. That's why they wanted to partner with experienced illustrators to create visuals that are both creative and evocative, different and impactful. The fusion of art at its best! Beers : La Mélodie (Katrinn Pelletier) ; Jazz (Anne Cresci) ; Distorsion, Double-distorsion and the Blonde Pale Ale (David Despau) ; La Funk & la Furie (Kelly Schykulski) ; Les Vivants (Aaron McConomy).

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Fresh Winery

How to illustrate flavours? Ask Mydeadpony, who recently did the new Sparkling Riesling wine label for Fresh Winery! You'll see fruity flavors, aroma of flowers and lightness of this wine in this beautiful design. Think Fresh is the wine you're looking for this summer!

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Schwiing

The canadian clothing company Schwiing chose an illustration signed Mydeadpony as one of its woman's tank top model for the spring-summer 2016 collection.

Mamzelle Poppy / Sunglass Hut

A Pinterest’s campaign, by RXM Creative agency, created for the sunglasses brand Sunglass Hut. After Mydeadpony, Mamzelle Poppy gives her elegant and refreshing touch for the campaign Sketches of style.

Katrinn Pelletier / L'Oréal / La Roche-Posay Canada / Montreal

Illustrations signed Katrinn Pelletier for the 40th anniversary of the cosmetic brand La Roche-Posay. Katrinn was requested by Orange Tango agency to create a main illustration including the water drop from the logo of the brand. Some portraits of dermatologists and of a family were also illustrated as testimonies for the promotion of skin care products. Katrinn's illustrations were used on several promotional tools (as a beautiful water bottle) distributed this Summer via the 30 day moisturization challenge contest and also promotional events gathering skin care professionals.

Marie-Eve Tremblay / Canada Post

Post Canada felled in love and opted for the innocence of Marie-Eve Tremblay's sweet universe for its stamps campaign for Canada Post Community Foundation. Designed with Lionel Gadoury of Context Creative agency, the stamp of this year represents the extraordinary power of tales and the delight of imagination. Buy online to help the foundation.

Mamzelle Poppy / Greedy illustrations / Paris

Here is a delicious and greedy series of illustrations signed by Mamzelle Poppy for a new tea shop that will open soon in Paris 9th arrondissement.

Óscar Llorens / Stare on Oscar Llorens' little world / Madrid

With a stroke of a pen, the accurate work of Oscar Llorens creates a colored universe, alive and its detailed creations let show through a festive poetry not divested of seriousness. By his playful style, he knows how to seduce a wide public. We let you judge it yourself!

Silke Werzinger / Smart fortwo Cabrio / Paris

Silke Werzinger created several illustrations for the Smart fortwo cabrio car on the theme of summer in the city ; "Two seats under the sun". You can have a look at her illustrations here in the catalogue or on the website.

Véronique Joffre / Solelh wine label / France

For the second time, Véronique illustrated a label of wine for the Domain Entras. For this project, the graphic clinic managed the design process. "Solelh" means in gascon (occitan language) the sun. Solelh is a refreshing and sweet wine as a ray of sunshine in the spring that makes your eyes wink when you are on a terrace of a little café.

Óscar Llorens / Spanish realizations / Madrid

The Spanish are real fans of Oscar Llorens' universe. His last months have been quite loaded with many great projects from his natal place (tramway-wrapping for Coca-Cola, impressive outdoor banner for the El Corte Inglés campaign, etc.). He would ike to collaborate more on these kinds of massiv campaign from all around the world. He also has the perfect portfolio to convince the public and the clients, take a look below and to his book. Don't hesitate to give Oscar a challenge that'll met his expectations, he's waiting for you!

Silke Werzinger / SunglassHut - #SketchesOfStyle / New York

Every month, Silke Werzinger is creating an illustration for SunglasseHut #SketchesOfStyle campaign. Each month she gives her magic touch to a new style. For October’s round, Silke has to bring the Cat Eye Shape into a mysterious mood perfect for Halloween.

Liberté Kéfir Products / Montreal

Damien Vignaux worked with Cossette agency on the «Thank you Kefir » advertising campaign. He was requested to create a promotional video with aquarelle illustrations and textures that will introduce the fermented milk drink product, its origin, composition, benefit and the different ways to enjoy it.

Óscar Llorens / Facebook game for Pink Lady® / France

A whole virtual and imaginary graphic village was created by Oscar Llorens with 4 main environments (orchard, park, restaurants, beach) linked to each other by secondary places (as bakery,smoothy bar, picnic, stores, market ...), for a facebook interactive game for Pink Lady® 's apple brand.

Ëlodie / Avenue Mandarine jigsaw puzzle / France

Here is a series of illustrations signed by Ëlodie for Avenue Madarine, a brand specialized in educational games. The illustrations were made for 30 x 30 cm puzzles that can be framed once completed. A cute and nice storage box to discover, this is a very smart 2 in 1 piece to adopt! Discover 4 beautiful boxes with an exotic taste... Ëlodie's artistic world and style will bring poetry, sweetness and elegance at the foot of each Christmas tree, for the greatest pleasure of children… And their parents too!

Takeshi / Azzaro perfumes for Man and Azzaro Chrome / Monde

The brand new packagings of Azzaro perfumes for Man and Azzaro Chrome from the Summer Edition 2014 "An invitation to the journey" were internationaly reveal last month. Late 2012 / early 2013, Takeshi and Colagene had the privilege to work together with the incredible team of Clarins Paris. Our challenge was to illustrate the bottles and packagings with a shade and mood from de Latin America. We wish them a great success to this edition and Viva el verano! To see more about this project, visit the Azzaro website.

Adam James / Antalis promotionnal flipbook / Monde

Here is a very attractive result being the fruit of a long illustration work by Adam James Turnbull. More than 150 illustrations were created for this promotional flipbook distributed through thirty countries for the paper brand Antalis. This project was realised from an original idea of a Parisian agency who found a way to bring to life this concept. 

Bonaldo ad campaign / Montreal

Colagene, graphic design clinic has signed the latest advertising campaign of Bonaldo, a boutique of high-end furniture, located in the Old Port of Montreal. To present the new series of furniture made in Norway, and to emphasize the concept Discover Norway from your living room, Vincent Sillard, art director, has created a staging representative of Montreal "monuments" (Olympic Stadium, Habitat 67 and the Biosphere) in Norwegian landscapes. The photomontage was created by Damien Vignaux.

Véronique Joffre / Planeta wine label / France

At the heart of historic Gascony is established the Entras vineyard. The Maestrojuan family wanted to highlight a specific region of its domain through a unique wine, a blend of local grapes. This cuvee had to adorn itself with an equally original label highlighting the complexity of this white wine, its relationship to the elements of its soil, its Gascon landscape. The very organic illustration work of Véronique Joffre helped assemble all these elements in a colorful composition where the hills of the Gers are widely highlighted as well as the presence of streams, man's labor in this beautiful countryside of southwest France.

Anne Cresci / Marie-Claire China Magazine / Beijing

In China, the holidays season is also approaching. Anne Cresci illustrated a selection of limited edition products gifts with a red theme festive setting.

Nicole Jarecz / Clin d'Œil Magazine / Montreal

Discover, with this illustration by Nicole Jarecz, a few ideas for your Christmas gifts. Clin d'Œil Magazine is introducing, in their December issue, 6 fragrances to try out.

Óscar Llorens / Second style / Madrid

For nearly a year, Oscar Llorens has been testing and enjoying working in a more realistic style; a totally different world, far from his small world of fun characters in line drawing. Check out some of his new personal achievements.

Óscar Llorens / Latest realizations

Here are samples of latest summer projects by Oscar Llorens created in his line drawing style.

Anne Cresci / Votre Beauté Magazine / Paris

Anne Cresci illustrated, for a special issue of Votre beauté magazine, the following perfume: Si, by Giorgio Armani, Tom Ford's Fleur de Chine, Serge Lutens' la vierge de fer, Tonka by Reminiscence Paris, YSL's Manifesto, and Blue Cedrat by Comme des Garçons.

Sonia Roy / Lac Mystère Movie / Montreal

Let's talk about illustration and movie, all made in Quebec! Sonia Roy did some amazing vintage collage illustrations for the creation of a puzzle. The object has been especially made for the movie : Lac Mystère, directed by Erik Canuel. Enjoy the photos! We are are also suggesting you to go see the movie which is playing now (in Quebec)!

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Sunglass Hut / United States

For the Sunglass Hut stores' campaign on social medias (Facebook and Pinterest), Mydeadpony has to create eye catching illustrations about special days over the year. Here are the firsts created for the Fathers’ Day, the Summer Solstice and the non-official Selfie Day, a day dedicated for the self love.

 

Óscar Llorens / Bowen Island Brewing / beer cans / British Columbia

In collaboration with the agency Spur and Boot, Oscar Llorens illustrated the new cans' design of the beer company NorthAm Beverages. The illustrations were based on the different names of each beer: Artisan IPA, Sun Chaser, Deep 6 Lager, Reef Break, Twisted Trail and Wild Wood.

Katrinn Pelletier / Best Health Magazine / Toronto

Katrinn Pelletier had the challenge to create illustrations of summer scenes incorporating real products pictures for the column on beachwear published in the Best Health Magazine.

Damien Vignaux / Libresse TV spot

Damien Vignaux animated the illustrations created by Mydeadpony for a TV spot for Libresse broadcasted in Eastern Europe.

Ëlodie / Experimentation for the fashion industry! / Paris

Ëlodie gets inspired by the flowering and the environment for her fashion researches. "I enjoyed myself and I had tried to accentuate to the maximum the textures about the bag that can be found on the online shop Sacha", explains Ëlodie. The other illustration, in the way of a lookbook, is inspired by the campaigns and collections of the brand Chloé.

Anne Cresci / Valentine's Day campaign of Marionnaud perfumeries / France

Series of illustrations created for Valentine's Day campaign of Marionnaud perfumeries by Anne Cresci. Marionnaud is an international chain of perfume stores from France based in Paris.

Rosetta Stone / USA

Sonia Roy, Julien Pacaud and Nazario Graziano were mandated to create a collage that accurately captures a specific language, by using elements and style that represent the country and culture associated to it, in these cases, Arabic, French and Italian, for usage on diverse printed supports of language learning tools of Rosetta Stone.

Damien Vignaux / D'Amour Magazine / London

Damien Vignaux conceived 3 illustrations for D’Amour Magazine for David M Robinson – a chain of luxury jewelry stores in the UK, published by FMS Publishing. He had to represent the watch in 3 different thematic such as:  "Air / Vintage Aviation", "Land / Driving and sport watches" and "Home / Formal dress watches".

Ëlodie / Competition for cosmetic brand campaign

Here are the gorgeous tryouts Ëlodie created as part as a competition for a cosmetic brand campaign. The brief consisted in representing an active woman in different situations of her everyday life: at the office, going to the club at night, on a shopping spree, on dates, at the gym, etc…a woman can be many women at once!

Anne Cresci / Sponsored car wrapping for Snowboard Canada / Montreal

Anne Cresci was chosen to illustrate the visual that will be used to cover a Mazda promotional car exhibited in Vancouver for the following months on the occasion of a partnership with Snowboard Canada.

Jérôme Mireault / Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers / Montreal

Illustrator Jérôme Mireault  was chosen to illustrate the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers Christmas holidays campaign 2012. He did an illustration that will be part of a 2012 special edition syrup can available until January 2nd 2013. Jérôme also illustrated a whole booklet, created for the campaign and gathering few recipes inspired by maple syrup (cocktails, appetizers and main courses).

Ëlodie / La Marelle Éditions and Ëlodie's boutique / Paris

Ëlodie presents us a series of three illustrations created for La Marelle Éditions, with whom she has collaborated for several years. You may have saw Ëlodie's illustrated objects in France or abroad in more than 40 countries. During the Salon de l'Objet in Paris, the professionals have had the chance to see exclusively the new products. Ëlodie also has an online store where you can purchase little wonders; iPhone cases, bags, notebooks, folders, notebooks recipe, and even original illustrations... You must bookmark Ëlodie's boutique in your favorites.

Anne Cresci / Boiron stand / Paris

Anne Cresci created this illustration for the product stand of Actheane of Laboratoires Boiron. Actheane is a tablet which aims to fight hot flushes and other menopause's functional disorders.

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Line Skis / USA

For their 2013 ski collection, the Line Skis company asked Mydeadpony to create the design of the Shadow model. The theme was youthful yet rebellious in nature. The final art was modified as they wanted the face to be less obvious, but we wanted to show you the version with the face as well.

Ëlodie / Advertising campaign for Kyara Leona Blush wine / Istanbul

Ëlodie recently created this illustration about "modern cabaret" for a print, in store and online advertising campaign. This illustration will be used for the Leona Blush wine from Kyara wine producer.

Creative Cards Project / USA

Géraldine Georges and Mydeadpony each participated in creating one of the 54 unique playing cards from 54 top artists for the Creative Cards Project. They were free to pick the card they wanted and create their own design. The aim of the project is to create something useful, collectable, pretty and unique, for artists and designers to collaborate on an interesting project, get to know each other and show off their unique style and techniques.

Marie-Eve Tremblay / Caisse Desjardins / Montreal

Marie-Eve Tremblay has been chosen to ilustrate a Vespa helmet as part of a contest organized by Desjardins Bank, with a grand prize of a Vespa and the helmet. The illustrator had to take her inspiration from the estival period which is usually associated with the musical festivals in Montreal.

Undiz / France

Anne Cresci and Nicole Jarecz had a blast seeing their illustrations printed on Undiz's (Etam) collections on a mix of T-shirts, high waisted or boyish panties.

Adam James / Write Now Journal / USA

Here is Adam James Turnbull journal to complete the series of Write Now journals illustrated by Colagene's artists. This one was an optimistic theme; for those with positive attitudes, with spirituality, aiming to reach a precise goal. The illustrations have a more retro feel, type & graphics, sort of like an ad from the 50's.

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Journal Write Now / USA

Like Francis Léveillée and Adam James Turnbull, Mydeadpony was commissioned  to create illustrations of the cover and few inside pages of quotes for a notebook, that is meant to be artistic and inspiring. This Journal's theme is the Mermaid, for strong, daring and courageous women. These booklets are so beautiful that we feel like using our best pen to write in it!

Takeshi / Fruit & Passion 2012 Christmas campaign / Montreal

It smells like winter holidays in North-America : In collaboration with Orange Tango agency, Takeshi realized a surrealistic boreal forest for 2011 holidays and Boreal Fir new fragrance campaign for Fruits & Passion shops.

The visual is now displayed in Canada and the United States on the exterior side of  Fruits & Passion shops' windows and inside-shop banners. It's also in the promotional catalog  and on Fruits & Passion website.

Bomboland / Pochette cd / Jewel The Merry Goes 'Round / United States

Bomboland beautifully illustrated a cd pocket for child for the singer artist Jewel.

Elroy / Nokia SMARTour / Making of "Connecting Vans" / France

For its SMARTour that started Wednesday June 22nd 2011, Nokia gives an artsy touch and Connecting People at the famous combi Volkswagen. A fun and uncommon performance by Vincent, rep and associate at the Clinic. The making of, produced by Damien Vignaux, act as an online promotion tool for this tour of 42 days that travels in 13 towns of France during all summer. This campaing is realized by JWT Paris.

Katrinn Pelletier / Cacharel packaging / Paris

The graphic design and the artistic direction for the packaging of the 2011 campaing of Cacharel for Mother's Day (L'Oreal luxe France), for their series of feminine fragrances, were provided by Colagene, graphic design clinic. The illustrator from Quebec, Katrinn Pelletier, created the illustration and interior pattern parts, as well as all the color variations. For Mother's Day, Cacharel choses to express the fresh, romantic and feminine spirit of their fragrances with the purity and the romanticism of delicate flowers.

Takeshi / Onitsuka Tiger / New York

In 2011, Onitsuka Tiger decided to bring Japanese culture to the world in a way that uniquely blends arts and traditions of authentic Japan with the seductive urban design styles of the modern world. Takeshi was the first artist chosen for this cycle of collaborations.

Tonwen Jones / DairyGoodness.ca / Montreal

Production of one main illustration and few elements illustrated to create the graphic signature of a contest website for the milk calendar 2011promotion that presents recipes based on canadian dairy products, for DairyGoodness.ca and Diary Farmers of Canada.

http://2011milkcalendar.canadianliving.com

Bomboland / Kölln - Kolle Rebbe / Germany

Two paper cut illustrations for Kölln, a well known German cereal brand, for an advertising campaign produced by Kolle Rebbe in Germany.

Bomboland / Monsieur magazine / Paris

Series of paper cut illustrations for an article on shoes for Monsieur magazine.

Bomboland / Draft FCB / Kraft cookie / San Francisco, CA

Paper-cut illustrations for two different concepts, the first one for chocolate chunks cookies and the second for wheat crackers to create backgrounds for in store advertising , billboard and tramway and buses campaign in USA, for Kraft Back to Nature realized by Draft FCB.

Bomboland / Kölln / Germany

Two new paper cut illustrations for the Kölln advertising campaign for the Kolle Rebbe agency in Germany.

Raphaël "Mydeadpony" Vicenzi / Undiz / Paris

T-shirt Illustration for Undiz, a fashion brand, part of the Etam Group.

Óscar Llorens / British is Better / Italy

Oscar has illustrated a series of 7 t-shirt illustrations for the British is Better clothing brand & company