Here's my latest Macleans illustration! The obituary subject was part Cree, an avid cyclist, a volunteer who was involved in the Girl Guides, YMCA, and more. She worked at a graffiti art gallery in Winnipeg (the statue on the left side of the frame is the famous "Golden Boy" of Winnipeg, featured in a The Weakerthans song).
And here's the accompanying spot illustration for the Macleans iPad version:
The sketch, which is very close to the finished version. I finessed the feathers a little, though.
Should be out some time midweek!