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Roo Kee Roo has been a partner brand at Canvas and Paddle since the beginning of Canvas and Paddle, four years ago!  The first piece of work that Canvas and Paddle asked Roo Kee Roo to create was the iconic scene from the Grand Hotel, as it watches over the Straits of Mackinac and greets every visitor that come to the island. The paddle designed prints were inspired by the uniforms that used to be worn at Fort Mackinac, back in the day! Last summer, they created the Arch Rock print, that quickly became a customer favorite!  Roo Kee Roo creates simple, yet...

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Q & A Time: Roo Kee Roo

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Two of our absolute favorite artists to work with, brothers Forest and Michael Evashevski, the creative minds behind Roo Kee Roo, sat down and answered some fun questions of ours. Read below to get an insider view on who they are as a company and how they began creating their unique designs and illustrations.  Canvas & Paddle: How was Roo Kee Roo created? And where did the name come from?Forest & Michael (RKR): As brothers, both designers and living in New York at the time, we knew we wanted to create something together. We actually spent a few years exploring exactly what...

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