#onthedraw; An Illustrated Journey Around the Canary Islands

July 18, 2014

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –

        - A 7 day journey with 7 illustrators from 7 different countries to discover
          the essence of the 7 beautiful Canary Islands
        - The illustrators will share their journey on the onthedraw.travel website and
          social media as a log book of their experiences

The Canary Islands Tourism Board has enlisted the help of 7 renowned illustrators from
7 different countries, including UK artist Steve Simpson, to capture the Canary Islands
archipelago through their own experiences and artistic medium.

The saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” will ring true as the illustrators
look to create images based on their travels, resulting in a unique take on life in the
Canary Islands.

Called #Onthedraw, each illustrator’s original artworks will be disseminated through
social media and people can enjoy following the creative development of the artists in a
logbook that will be posted in real time on the official website onthedraw.travel
[http://onthedraw.travel ].

        - Steve Simpson & La Palma - This UK (Irish) artist has over 30 years'
          experience and several awards to his credit. Known for mixing graphic design and
          typography, Steve will look to portray sites such as the National Park Caldera.
        - Ben Heine & Tenerife - A versatile Belgian artist who mixes traditional
          illustration with digital photography. Heine will be responsible for portraying
          Tenerife and its most emblematic settings.
        - Jens Magnusson & La Gomera - This Swedish illustrator is known for his mastery
          of colour. The rugged nature of La Gomera will inspire his illustrations with
          Garajonay National Park and Nature Reserve Majona as his backdrop.
        - Mads Berg & El Hierro - Specialising in posters and advertising, this Danish
          artist will be portraying the southernmost and smallest of the 7 islands, El Hierro.
        - Paula Bonet & Gran Canaria -This highly acclaimed Spanish artist will be
          portraying Gran Canaria. Paula will be inspired by the great variety of landscapes
          from golden beaches to spectacular nature reserves like the Dunes of Maspalomas.
        - Ekaterina Korolova & Lanzarote - Born in Russia, now a resident in Berlin,
          this illustrator is well known for her skills with watercolor and will be portraying
          the famous volcanic island, Lanzarote.
        - Malika Favre & Fuerteventura - This French illustrator known for simplicity
          and will be travelling around the many natural attributes of Fuerteventura including
          the amazing sand dunes.

This creative journey will take place from today to 21 July, with the final works
unveiled on Monday 15 September.

SOURCE Promotur Turismo Islas Canarias (Canary Islands Tourism Board)

Source: PR Newswire

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