Tag: numismatic illustration


Breast Cancer Awareness coin designs

As I began considering ideas for this coin design, I quickly realized that – to me – a design about breast cancer awareness should focus on the people affected by it rather than an impersonal image of the cancer itself or the body parts involved. I thought it important for the design to convey some of the emotions people feel when faced with the cancer, whether they are patients, survivors, or the friends and family members of breast cancer patients and survivors.
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Two new coins – hawk and cougar

I designed these two new releases from the Royal Canadian Mint: The background field on this silver bullion coin has fine lines radiating from the center, which is a nice …

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An Arctic hare at full speed, in silver

Last year I received an invitation from the Royal Canadian Mint last year to submit a coin design featuring a Canadian hare in action. I thought it would be interesting …

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2016 Coin of the Year awards

Last week I was happy to learn that one of my coin designs received a 2016 Coin of the Year Award. It’s this colored silver coin showing an autumn view …

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Red, orange, yellow, GOLD

Like many people, I’m delighted by the colorful leaves autumn brings. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to develop a coin design that immersed me in autumn well before …

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Great Horned Owl bullion coin

Late this summer, the Royal Canadian Mint released the final bullion coin in a series of four Birds of Prey. It’s the Great Horned Owl. You can see my initials …

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Gold lobster

Last year I visited a local seafood store and brought home this live lobster: The Royal Canadian Mint had invited me to submit a coin design showing a Canadian lobster, …

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Danger! A beaver spies a wolf and warns others

The Royal Canadian Mint is now shipping this silver coin bearing my illustration of a beaver about to slap the water with its tail to warn other beavers in the …

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Gold Grizzly

This recent coin from the Royal Canadian Mint features a minute but detailed engraving of my illustration of a grizzly bear, photographed here in its protective case. You can see …

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Bald Eagle Bullion

My illustration of a bald eagle carrying a fish can be seen on two different silver coins recently made available by The Royal Canadian Mint. The first is a very …

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