Hello! I'm Garth Laidlaw, I'm an illustrator, animator, and writer.
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Some quick links of what I've been up to in the last little while:
If you're interested in help me spend more time on the items above, please consider supporting me through my Patreon page. If you want to hear more about this, I'd love to chat.
- My self-published picture book, Sayni and the Windowjet Brothers (send me an email to pick one up from my in person if you live near Guelph).
- Building two courses: A MasterClass on Self-Publishing Picture Books and a World-Building Class for those interested in sci-fi or fantasy art.
- Working on creating my own ongoing sci-fi comic series called Paperless.
- Regularly creating new paintings.
- Working on animation videos.
- Mentor students who hope to pursue art for their career through a company called PortPrep.
- Creating the artwork for the fantasy board game called Stratos.
- Host weekly figure drawing classes in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
- Teach at local 'Guelph School of Art' often.
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