Lake Winnipegosis: Freshwater Lake Series

The newest in my Freshwater Lake Series is Lake Winnipegosis which is located in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It has entertaining lesser known alternate spellings of Lake Winipigoos or Winipigis which were once more commonly used!

A full size version of the map is displayed on They Draw & Travel if you follow this link (or click on the map image below to be transported!).

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Reindeer Lake: Freshwater Lake Series

The next in my hand-lettered Freshwater Lake Series is Reindeer Lake. At the South end is Deep Bay, which according to local legends is the home of a monster that pulls animals through the ice to eat them during the winter! It’s name is possibly just “Deep Bay Monster” which is kind of lackluster – I think it deserves a super cool name like some of Canada’s other cryptozoological wonders 🙂

You can pop by They Draw & Travel to see the full sized version of my map here (or click the map image below to be transported!).
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Winnipeg Eats – Illustrated Map

This year I completed a fairly intensive map piece called “Winnipeg Eats.” It showcases many cherished iconic food establishments and restaurants in and around Winnipeg, Manitoba. I grew up eating at many of these places and think it is wonderful they are still around for people to enjoy 🙂 All the logos are original hand-lettered and illustrated artwork, in fact every bit of lettering on here was done manually by me – even the street names! It was an interesting exercise in conceptualizing and creating lettering in multiple distinct styles in order to show a unique identity for each establishment. If you are ever in Winnipeg, I highly recommend you check these lovely places out!

The image below is a small preview, but the a larger version has been showcased on They Draw & Travel here!