Monthly Archives: November 2009

Watercolour and Acrylic Paintings of Eric Davison

Posted at 9 pm on November 24, 2009 by

Posted in: Mixed Media, Painting, Watercolour Illustration

LA-based art student Eric Davison isn’t even out of Art school, yet he’s gathered quite a special collection of painted illustrations. The accuracy of the work, as well as the loyal attention to light and shadow to create depth make for some very accomplished paintings.

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Typeface Illustrations of Sergio Jiménez

Posted at 11 pm on November 21, 2009 by

Posted in: Digital Illustration, Pens and Markers, Photoshop, Typography

Madrid-based Sergio Jiménez works with hand drawn and digital typography to produce engaging illustrations that have appeared in publications that include Bello Magazine, Uno Skateboard and Snowplanet Magazine.

Using typography in illustration is not only aesthetically very effective, but it has a clever way of drawing in the eye.

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Maps of London by Nina Chakrabarti

Posted at 4 pm on November 19, 2009 by

Posted in: Ink Illustration, Linear Illustration, Pens and Markers, Photoshop

Born in Calcutta, and now living in London, Royal College of Art graduate Nina Chakrabarti’s expressive work has inspired me recently.

Her recent series of maps is the focus of this interview. What’s cool about these pieces is the loose, bright and fun style used in creating illustrations that normally rely on precision, uniformity and accuracy. This is also pretty excellent for me as a previous geographer familiar with the streets of London.

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Illustrated Posters of Santiago Uceda

Posted at 4 pm on November 16, 2009 by

Posted in: Digital Illustration, Ink Illustration, Mixed Media, Painting, Photoshop

Originally Peruvian, but based in Oregon, illustrator and designer Santiago Uceda has been producing a lot of posters with a great, hand drawn and painted style. This compliments his clever use of hand cut objects pasted into the work, with some nice textures thrown in to liven up the posters some more.

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