Ailsa Craigen

Illustrator & Designer based in Toronto

Ailsa Craigen is the illustrator behind Pen to Papier. She is currently residing and working in Toronto, Canada.

Ottawa-born, she attended Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada for her Bachelor of Architectural Science (Co-op) and Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands for her Master of Science in Architecture. She has worked in architectural firms in Toronto, ON and Kingston, ON. She has a lovely cat named Bean who is sometimes featured in her sketches.

Ailsa embarked on a one-a-day sketch project in mid-January 2018, for which this website chronicles.



2020 - 2021



Mallo x PTP

February 2019

Mallo Coffee Shop + Bar

758 Bathurst Street, Toronto


Post Design Collective x PTP

March 2019

Post Design Collective Studio


Goldstruck x PTP

Goldstruck x PTP

September 2019

Goldstruck Coffee

130 Cumberland Street,Toronto

My Toolkit

ⓒ Pen to Papier by Ailsa Craigen

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