Sue Todd

Sue Todd

Location: Canada

Sue Todd is a Toronto based illustrator and painter. Her portraits in oil are quite different from her illustrative linocut technique. Sue's illustrations have appeared in many books and publications in North America and the UK. They can be found at After many years as and illustrator and printmaker, Sue became passionate about painting portraits. She is a graduate of OCA (now OCADU) and has studied painting with Stefan Galvanek in Toronto.


Portraits in Oil

Jean D'Arc “Jean D'Arc”

"The Saints", a group show at The Hermit's Lamp, 425 Vaughan Rd., Toronto.

William Shatner “William Shatner”

Group show at Leslie Jones restaurant, 1182 Queen St. E., Toronto. The theme of the show was "Canadian Icons."

Geddy Lee “Geddy Lee”

Group show at Leslie Jones Restaurant, 1182 Queen St. E., Toronto. The show, "Still Rockin" portrayed rock musicians from the past who are still performing today.

Sid Vicious “Sid Vicious”

Group show, "27 and Too Young" at Leslie Jones Restaurant, 1182 Queen St. E., Toronto. The theme was about musicians who died before age 30.

Linocut Illustrations

I am a freelance illustrator with clients in North America and the UK. My technique is linoleum print, scanned with colour applied in Photoshop. My art appears in many books, magazines, posters, t-shirts, a TV commercial and a bus. I am represented worldwide by Lemonade Illustration Agency.

Waterloo Busker Carnival 2011 “Waterloo Busker Carnival 2011”

Image appeared on t-shirts, posters and other promotional material.

Medio Pollito “Medio Pollito”

Picture book depicting a Mexican folktale, published by The Child's World.

The High Priestess “The High Priestess”

Art celebrating the birthday of Marianne Carus, founder of Carus Publishing.

The North Wind and The Sun “The North Wind and The Sun”

Picture book depicting the Aesop fable, published by Scholastic Canada.

One Last Wish “One Last Wish”

Picture book depicting Hindu folktale, published by Red Chair Press.

The Complete Screech Owls “The Complete Screech Owls”

Series of 5 wrap around covers published by McClelland & Stewart.

Kids HealthMobile “Kids HealthMobile”

Bus wrap commissioned by Banner Health, Phoenix, AZ.

Antonio's Music “Antonio's Music”

From picture book biography of Antonio Vivaldi published by Scholastic Canada.

US Convention Cities “US Convention Cities”

Cover of Executive Update magazine.

Mira and the Big Story “Mira and the Big Story”

Picture book published by Skinner House Books.

The Ultimate Happiness Prescription “The Ultimate Happiness Prescription”

Cover of book written by Deepak Chopra, Crown Publishing.

Find the Wishbone “Find the Wishbone”

Back cover puzzle designed for Spider magazine, Carus Publishing.

Jack Rabbit “Jack Rabbit”

2015 Weather Guide calendar published by Andrews McMeel/Accord. One of 12 illustrations of animals capable of surviving extreme weather conditions.