I really like the thick, clean lines and dynamic characters of Venice-based illustrator Jacopo Rosati. Let’s hope to see much more of this fellow in the future. MoonApe
Archives for October 2009
I don’t know about you guys, but when I see Simon Wild’s engaging, fun and busy illustrations, I get an automatic boost of serotonin to the brain. He uses shapes, colour and superimpositions in very striking ways, creating rich, pleasing designs. I’ve given him a quick interview on his background, tools and techniques and gained […]
Here are some very artfully done papercut illustrations by Graça Brohm from Holland that I saw on her innovative portfolio site. What is clever, apart from the excellent style in the illustrations themselves, is the use of negative space and shadow to add extra depth to each piece. ANY_CHARACTER_HERE ⓒ Graça Brohm, 2009 What do […]
There is a lot of nice, crisp work coming from UK illustrator Andrew Groves, who has created art for companies that include Orange, Panasonic and Foundation Skateboards. I especially like his consistent choice of soft colours and shapes that reappear throughout his work. I’ve asked him a few questions to find out more about his […]
I love the simple and refreshing work of Tokyo born, but living in Amsterdam artist Hiyoko Imai. Her illustration series, that uses pieces of cut traditional Japanese papers on card to compose images, are extremely satisfying. Thank you Hiyoko MoonApe: Follow me on Twitter!
Nicole sent me an email the other day telling me about how I’d left a comment on her drawing-a-day site site ‘Finkle Boudit’ many weeks ago. I’m glad she reminded me of her work, because I was pleasantly surprised to see it again. I’d noticed her drawing-a-day regime was falling back slightly, and thought it’d […]
London-based digital and mixed-media illustrator Matt Lyon, also known as C86, is the mastermind behind an extensive body of eye warming digital illustrations (I’m not sure that’s a phrase, but it seems to apply here). Matt’s choice of colour, use of texture and shape is aesthetically spot on. I particularly like his recent set of […]