Illustrated Interview With Mike Ellis

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Toronto-based illustrator Mike Ellis creates drawings featuring saturated hues, bold patterns and intricate details. His images are composed in a way that evoke a sense of movement and also seem to be imbued with a cheeky sense of humor. Ellis has worked for clients like The New Yorker, Boston Globe, New York Times and Globe and Mail.

We asked him to take part in our Illustrated Interview series, read the full interview below…

How do you typically start your day?

What are some main themes that your work explores?

What is your biggest work challenge at the moment?

Your happy place?

Your guilty pleasure?

What does your current workspace look like?

I wouldn’t leave the house without…

What’s next?

All images © Mike Ellis

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