The ABCs of Blood for Owl Magazine
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My four page spread illustrating the ABCs of Blood for the October issue of Owl Magazine. Art director Faith Cochran wanted a B-movie poster feel to the images. So I created the finals with a rough painted texture as well as dramatic lighting. The challenge was to make the illustrations scary, but not too scary for the magazine’s young audience. I really enjoyed this project as natural science and teaching kids new facts are some of my favourite subjects to work on.



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Alana McCarthy
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Toronto, Canada
Tel: 416-979-1936
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Alana McCarthy is an illustrator, designer and lettering artist who's bright and colourful work helps brands and businesses stand out. With 18 years of professional creative experi… Show more.

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Communication Arts Illustration, American Illustration, HOW Magazine Design Award, Applied Arts Award, Gemini Award - Babar and Badou Interactive Website, Corus President's Award -…
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Disney, Pixar, Nickelodeon, Crayola, Absolut, Wall Street Journal, Coca-Cola, Scholastic, Owl Kids, Penguin Random House, Corus Entertainment, Nelvana, Corus, Hudson's Bay Company,…
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