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Illustrator, Artist, Do-Gooder

AMBER SOLBERG

 

Welcome to the website of
Amber Solberg: Canadian-based illustrator and art instructor

with a sense of humour and a way with watercolours. 
Also actively working on ways to

DO GOOD.

Drop me a line and see more of what I'm about.

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2022 EVENTS

 
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IMMERSED IN ILLUSTRATION
Tuesdays, Jan 25-March 22

Welcome to an insightful look into the world of illustration! This online class offers a keen overview into many aspects of illustration: historical examples from around the world, contemporary types of illustration, and demos in the classic (and sometimes unconventional!) tools in an illustrator's toolkit. Open to all levels of skill, this class is geared more towards drawing beginners and illustrators who are just starting out. 
Sign up at nscadextendedstudies.com!

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ANIMALS FOR APRIL FUNDRAISER
April 1-30

For the month of April, $15 from every Custom Pet Portrait order placed will go to help furry friends at a designated animal shelter or wildlife rescue (2022 TBA). All Pet Postcards sold in this month too will go to fundraising. 

To date, over $300 has been raised for places like Atlantic Wildlife Institute, Saving Grace Animal Farm, Hope for Wildlife, Bide Awhile and MEOW Foundation.

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PRINT & PLANT FUNDRAISER
Year-round

Selected from my Music Bird painting series, these 5''x 7'' inkjet prints are on Forest Sustainability Certified (FSC) textured  linen paper, and one-third of each print sold goes to  Tree Canada, which has many  reforestation programs across the country. The purchase of one print equals one tree being planted.
To date, 116 trees have been planted from this initative.

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GIVE A FUCK FUNDRAISER
Sept 13-27

When you want to show you give a fuck for good. For two weeks in September, any direct purchase of this fundraiser will have 60% sent to a listed charity of your choice. 

In 2021, $80 was raised and send to Mutual Aid Halifax.

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FLY WITH ME FUNDRAISER
October 1-31

For the month of October, I'm offering two branches of fundraising to support Fly With Me Animal Rescue, who rescue dogs from across the world and help them find their forever homes. For whatever you'd like to help with, I'm offering Mystery Postcard Packs or Custom Pet Portraits, both of which will have a portion going towards Fly With Me.
In 2021, $130 was raised through this initative.