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Cairn

An illustration of the Dale Head summit cairn in the English Lake District for Cairn Investment Group.

A cairn is a human-made pile of stones, often created as a landmark, memorial site, or for meditation purposes. They can symbolize personal journeys, milestones, balance, and stability. Cairn Investment Group shares these values, and I was asked to illustrate the Dale Head summit cairn to hang as artwork in their Vancouver, WA office space.

"Cairn"

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B&W Test

Color Tests

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Silhouette Test

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Notes to self

Often in the middle/end of a project, I look at the big picture and write up a visual "to do list" of self-critiques.

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Delivering the artwork to Cairn Investment Group's office in Vancouver, WA

Photos courtesy of Pedro Valdez Jr.

Credits

Illustration: Sarah Haftorson

Photography: Pedro Valdez Jr.

Client: Cairn Investment Group

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