posted: March 31, 2010
Tomorrow's April 1st, well although another month away is May 1st. One of recent assignments was on the history of May Day, the international day for the recogonition of the workers of the world. The article I illustrated was about International Worker’s Day and Canada’s contribution. "While May 1st, International Workers’ Day, is commemorated as Labour Day in most countries around the world, in Canada and the United States, Labour Day is the workers’ holiday celebrated at the beginning of September. Both, however, celebrate the achievements of the labour movement in securing workers’ rights". Well Sisters, and Brothers, here's wishing you well on March 31st.
• On a very happy secondary note, I've followed Richard Down's example, and moved my home website. After tens years my site was getting old and clunky. Mr. Zimm dialed the performance back up. I'm happy to have my website resources connected & working together now.

Full spread...
Alex Nabaum March 31, 2010
Love the detail on her face and earphones, feels so solid!
Mark Fisher March 31, 2010
Cool colors and that halo too.
Brian Stauffer March 31, 2010
so clean.
Richard Downs March 31, 2010
Nice piece, Doug. I like your new website also! :). Have you used the email newsletter feature?, it works great.
Yuko March 31, 2010
Doug and May Day. Such a perfect match for a perfect illustration.
Douglas Fraser March 31, 2010
Alex, Mark, & Brian, thanks, I'm still enjoying working with a fairly straight forward vector approach. Richard, I've got more I want to do with Zimm's design. I'm looking forward to exploring more of the package's capabilities. Yuko, Thank you comrade.
Chris Pitzer April 1, 2010
Doug, May Day and MY BIRTHDAY! Yay! Love the illo and new site design. Hope all is well in your world!
Scott Bakal April 1, 2010
Nice, Doug!
Douglas Fraser April 1, 2010
Chris, Thanks I'll have to make a note of the date! May 1st eh? Scott, Thanks too!
Jim Paillot April 2, 2010
Terrific drawing. Love the palette.
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