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Audrey Malo / Homage to Virginia Woolf’s lover

Audrey Malo created an illustration inspired by Vita Sackville-West, the lover of author, Virginia Woolf. Sackville-West, an author herself, and a gardener, is shown here by Malo naked in a field of flowers. Malo chose two green tones to evoke the impressions of nature.

Audrey Malo / Staking claim to a new planet

Audrey Malo’s latest .gif of an astronaut planting a flag on a newly-discovered planet is part of the illustrator’s continuing experimentation with volume and contour when creating a .gif. Her rotund astronaut, dressed in pink with oversized ears, hands and feet, has feet firmly planted as stars circle all around.  

Audrey Malo / Boiling Halloween cauldron

Audrey Malo created a boiling cauldron in which a goblin and frogs are submerged for Halloween. Warm ochre and red, colors of fall, are featured in Malo’s spooky, bewitching illustration.

Audrey Malo / 10th anniversary illustration for Ambiances Ambiguës

Audrey Malo created an animated .gif for the Montreal-based music promoters, Ambiances Ambiguës. It’s to celebrate their 10th anniversary. Malo’s .gif of a small boy wearing a party hat and holding a balloon shows a child who’s growing up so fast, he’s outgrown his baby stroller: a symbol for a company that has no plans […]

Audrey Malo / Illustrating star signs and symbols

Audrey Malo was inspired by her own astrological birth chart to create a monochromatic line drawing with tone on themes of passion, romance, playfulness, pride and depression. Characters featured include Taurus the Bull looking at a photo, Pisces the Fishes sprouting mouthfuls of roses, Leo the Lion, Capricorn the Goat, Gemini the Twins, among others. […]

Audrey Malo / Violet Beauregarde from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Audrey Malo’s illustration of the metamorphosis of Violet Beauregarde from Roald Dahl’s 1964 classic, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” In the story, Violet is transformed into a gigantic blueberry after chewing a piece of Willy Wonka’s magic gum. Distorted scale and wavy shapes were used to emphasize the magical, psychedelic aspects of the scene upon which the image is based.

Audrey Malo / Zanni label for Italian beer crafted at Brasserie Dunham

Audrey Malo created a bottle label for Zanni saison. Brewed in collaboration with Le Baladin of Italy, the bottled beverage is a saison infused with gentian and bergamot crafted by Brasserie Dunham (Dunham, Québec). Audrey Malo chose a romantic theme inspired by Commedia dell’arte.  The valet or jester in the Italian theatre was known as Zanni. Malo proposed and designed her […]

Audrey Malo / Budgies sing-along

Audrey Malo’s surreal illustration of pet budgies singing along to a record on a phonograph is a quirky piece that combines line and shape with spot color to create a weird, disjointed world of implied sound. Malo’s illustration shows us how she experiments with color, graphics and composition to create a compelling image that’s an interesting addition to her portfolio. […]

Audrey Malo / Plus on est de fous, plus on lit! for Radio-Canada

Audrey Malo created a portrait of Marie-Louise Arsenault of the popular French literature talk show, “Plus on est de fous, plus on lit.” Presented on, the last show of the season aired on June 22nd prior to a summer break. Malo was asked to draw a portrait of the host which she drew in pastel tones. Arsenault is pictured surrounded […]

Audrey Malo / Grandparents first

Audrey Malo illustrated an article for the June issue of L’actualité about multi-generational residences where elderly and the young might live together. The author believes these types of residences would allow the elderly to remain in the city longer and could be of benefit to everyone.

Audrey Malo / Fantasy illustration inspired by vintage photos and old documents

Audrey Malo’s love for vintage photography and old documents inspired this fantasy illustration which she created through experimentation with photos from an archive. A first attempt at incorporating this subject matter into her practice, the fantasy world she depicts is one where poisonous plants grow from gelatinous shapes and creatures become trapped if they try to reach above the “bRAVO!” trophy.  

Audrey Malo / Carnaval: An experimental short film

Audrey Malo created an experimental short film entitled, “Carnaval.” Malo’s short features a toy clown who dreams he’s an edible figure skater during a family dinner. Inspired by Malo’s fascination with the 70s and 80s, particularly vintage toys and images of food, her fanciful film is drawn by hand with colored pencil.

Audrey Malo / “Burn Kiki Burn”

Audrey Malo recently created a short experimental animation about a curious little boy, his magnifying glass and a poor grasshopper on a hot summer’s day. Malo’s summery excerpt from her animation of a grasshopper in a flower-filled garden taking heat from an angry summer sun piques our curiosity about what else is in store for this green four-legged hopping […]

Audrey Malo / Ensemble of healthy vegetables

Audrey Malo illustrated healthy vegetables as a recent addition to her portfolio. Malo is experimenting with a new color palette in this ensemble of artichoke, squash, onions, garlic and assorted vegetables.

Audrey Malo / Secrets of Supersavers for Style at Home

Audrey Malo illustrated the article, “Secrets of Supersavers” for Style at Home magazine. The article, by Lisa Van De Geyn, gives readers who crave $6 lattes or who consider themselves impulse buyers advice on saving money. Malo’s illustration of a financial Superwoman, standing on a pile of money, is an easy-to-read editorial illustration for copy on taking control of personal finances.

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