Cosmic Cavern is an illustrative design cohesion of work produced by graphic designer and musician, Shalom Toy.
Shalom received her bachelor of design degree from the Alberta University of the Arts (Alberta College of Art & Design) in 2017 and has since developed pieces leaning into: illustration, packaging, visual identity development, information design, motion graphics, animation, video direction and colour theory implementation.
Shalom's work was nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award in 2019 and 2020 for excellence in visual design.
More About Shalom:
Most used programs: Procreate, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects
Favourite designers: Invisible Creature, Studio Workhorse, Doublenaut
Illustrators: Hsiao-Ron Cheng, Vivian Mineker, Kaspain Shore
Records: “Pink Moon” Nick Drake, “The Swiss Army Romance” Dashboard Confessional, "Love You in the Dark" Sombear, “Saved” Now Now
Producers: Brad Hale, Joel Little, Tawgs Salter
Nervous about: Komodo dragons, wearing midi rings
Likes: Honeydew, memes, core demograph research, baja blast
Dislikes: Seasonal allergies, a hard drive's ability to crash, black liquorice
Guitar strings: Martin M170 extra light
Picks: Dunlop Tortex 0.73 mm
TV Shows: Heroes, Prison Break, The OA
Movies: A Walk to Remember, Nacho Libre, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Ready Player 1
Wants to learn: Web coding, drawing with both hands, drums
Has learned: Limitation and discomfort can fuel your strongest bodies of work
Don’t rely on anyone to care the way you do about something and act on it in the way that you will
The person you are trumps the work you do
Myers Briggs: INFP