The Bahamas lie in the same island chain as Cuba, Hispaniola, and the Turks and Caicos Islands. The country consists of more than 3,000 islands, cays, and islets. This detailed depiction is hand-drawn and printed on an old-fashioned letterpress to look like an authentic artifact. It is tinted with watercolor by the artist.
The artist Michelle Murdock founded Quail Lane Press to create her magical illustrations and works of art for a larger audience. While she’s always been an illustrator, Murdock earned a masters of science from Yale University before migrating to the West Coast. Quail Lane Press combines her love of art and science. The company operates in Tahoe City in northern California. All of the designs are made using environmentally-friendly techniques.