A perfectionist and visionary—Arbour’s abstract works are a creative outlet for this well diversified artist, illustrator and graphic designer. His unique digital illustrations have a common blend of; originality, aesthetic appeal and thought provoking imagery that stirs the imagination. Concepts start as digital illustrations created through Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Mediums play off, challenge, or complement one another. His inspiration comes from architecture, urban streets-capes, graffiti, nature, and pop culture. His goal is to spark the creativity of others, while building a connection with the viewer.
After graduating with Honours from Georgian College’s Advanced Graphic Design Program, Arbour began his career as a graphic designer. Working for an international book publisher and marketing firm Arbour worked his way up the corporate ladder. Heading the creative design team for one of Canada’s most well know motivational speakers his work had appeared internationally on book selves around the world.
After 5 years in the corporate world Arbour ventured out as a freelance Senior Graphic Designer. Working for some of Toronto’s top businesses his work began to appear on CD cover designs, corporate company branding, poster design and websites.
After the success of venturing out as a freelance graphic designer, Arbour then refocused his efforts towards a new venture. As a visionary Arbour set forward in creating what he calls his true passion—Tablloyd. With a unique and clear vision is mind Tablloyd was formed to be a creative outlet for this well diversified artist, illustrator and graphic designer.
Arbour’s most recent work experiments with architecture, trains, maps, blueprints, photography and collage. Mediums play off, challenge, or complement one another. He creates unique urban designs that incorporate the new with the old to create imagery that is impactful. His recent work is a face lift to ordinary day to day elements of an urban city. His work allows the viewer to explore another perspective to the subdued or ordinary views of city life.
He uses advanced programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator and various techniques to construct his complex pieces of art.