About

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, and colour theory implementation. 
Her work was nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award in 2019 for excellence in design.​​​​​​​


More About Shalom:

Most used programs: Procreate, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects
Favourite designers: Invisible Creature, Studio Workhorse, Doublenaut
Illustrators: Hsiao-Ron Cheng, Kaspain Shore 
Favourite albums: “Pink Moon” (Nick Drake), "Love You in the Dark" (Sombear)
Producers: Brad Hale, Joel Little, Tawgs Salter
Nervous about: Komodo dragons, wearing midi rings
Likes: Honeydew, memes, core demograph research
Dislikes: Seasonal allergies, a hard drive's ability to crash, black liquorice
Guitar strings: Martin M170 80/20 extra light 
Picks: Dunlop Tortex (yellows) 0.73 mm 
TV Shows: Heroes, Prison Break, The OA
Movies: A Walk to Remember, Nacho Libre, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Wants to learn: Web coding, drawing with both hands, drums 
Has learned: Limitation and discomfort can fuel your strongest pieces of work, don't rely on anyone to care the way you do about something and act on it in the way you will.
Myers Briggs: INFP 
Enneagram: 4

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