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How cartoonist Jillian Tamaki draws outside the lines

Jillian Tamaki brings themes of belonging, isolation, heartbreak, and self-image front and centre in her new book, Boundless.
Jillian Tamaki's new book is entitled Boundless (Melody Lau )

Jillian Tamaki is an award-winning Toronto-based cartoonist who has established herself as one of the most innovative artists in Canada.

In her witty and thought-provoking new book, Boundless, a collection of nine short comics, Tamaki brings themes of belonging, isolation, heartbreak, and self-image front and centre. 

Speaking with Tom Power, Tamaki gives insight into the inner workings of a cartoonist's mind, including why cartoonists have so many web browser tabs open.

See images of Tamaki's work below.

The cover of Jillian Tamaki's new book Boundless. (Jillian Tamaki )
An image from Jillian Tamaki's Boundless (Jillian Tamaki)
Artwork from Jillian Tamaki's book Boundless (Jillian Tamaki )

 

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