Melissa Castrillon's Colourful Scenes in Meticulous Detail

Posted at 3 pm on February 28, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Pencil Illustration, Screen Printing

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Melissa Castrillon’s meticulous illustrations and prints treat us to a feast of colours and intricately drawn details. She often depicts expansive scenes sprawling with intriguing flora and fauna.

After having completed her Master’s degree in Children’s Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art, Melissa is now working on her first picture book with Simon and Schuster. Make sure to keep an eye out for that!

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Finding Your Way in the City with the Illustrated Maps by Jenni Sparks

Posted at 3 am on February 26, 2015 by

Posted in: News, Reviews

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Adding to a growing collection that already features London, Berlin, San Fran, and New York, Jenni Sparks has turned her creative attention to Paris in her latest illustrated map.

Finding your way around the seemingly labyrinthian capitals of the world can often induce panic and fear in the best of us. The amount of things to do can seem overwhelming with traditional maps not giving us many clues as to a place to start.

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Liam Barrett's Inventive Use of Material in Prints, Books and 3D

Posted at 3 am on February 23, 2015 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Character Illustration, Hand Craft, Mixed Media

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Liam Barrett’s work is always unexpected and enjoyably playful. Whether he’s putting his characters in prints or constructing them in 3D, he does it with a refreshing use of his materials and his own interesting take on form.

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Elena Boils' Striking Images with Contrasting Patterns and Colours

Posted at 5 am on February 18, 2015 by

Posted in: Digital Illustration, Screen Printing, Vector Illustration

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Elena Boils‘ work plays with a beautiful contrast between areas adorned with patterns and strong, simple forms. While she uses bold, geometric designs for a typically more digital look, she also manages to retain a nice printed feel as well.

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Joe Lillington's Intriguing Narrative Illustrations in Expressive Marks

Posted at 10 am on February 15, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Pencil Illustration, Photoshop

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Thick strikes of expressive marks and boldly sketched areas of shading fill Joe Lillington’s illustrations with a lot of movement and feeling. He tells us about the parts of his process where he works digitally while still keeping drawing at the core of his work.

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It's Playtime in Elliot Kruszynski's Character-packed Compositions

Posted at 2 am on February 13, 2015 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Character Illustration, Comic Art

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With smiling faces everywhere, it’s hard not to get swept along on this joyful ride. We take a look at the fun, character-led illustrations of Elliot Kruszynski.

Elliot Kruszynski uses his strong character design skills to add a sense of playfulness into all his work. His images are filled with multitudes of people and animals all with their own uniquely upbeat personalities.

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