These 2 artists have never met, but they've been working on sketchbooks through the mail for 3 years
One sketchbook has travelled between Toronto and Brooklyn 16 times.
The sketchbook of Métis artist Toe Fish chronicles a road trip across the country — in watercolours
Toe Fish and his partner left Toronto last year to return to his hometown in B.C. and reconnect with nature.
Bears make frequent appearances in Luke Ramsey's artwork ... and on his front lawn
"We're really fortunate to be able to witness these creatures from a safe distance," says the B.C. artist.
Gracey Zhang's sketchbook is full of people-watching scenes, but these days she has to dream them up
Her illustrations of people's interactions and body language are a romantic reminiscence of pre-pandemic life.
Watch how Shanna Van Maurik maps out her magical oil paintings in our new series Sketchbook
From line drawings of mushrooms to paper cutouts that she uses to test out placements on her canvas, Van Maurik's sketchbook is a tale of process.