Monthly Archives: January 2010

Balanced and Geometric Illustrations of Jonny Wan

Posted at 10 pm on January 25, 2010 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Digital Illustration, Linear Illustration, Photoshop, Vector Illustration

Sheffield, UK based illustrator Jonny Wan describes his work as ‘combining shape experimentation, facial expressions and symmetry in producing unique and organic visuals‘.

In my view reminiscent of Eastern European design, but also even American Indian artwork, these skillfully crafted images have a strong appeal in their balance and the striking shapes within them.

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Pietari Posti Illustrations

Posted at 8 pm on January 16, 2010 by

Posted in: Digital Illustration, Ink Illustration, Mixed Media, Painting, Spray Paint

I’ve been following Finnish illustrator Pietari Posti’s work for some time, and it’s been fascinating to peer into his extremely accomplished and refined portfolio.

Using a range of traditional and digital mediums, Pietari’s work exhibits a profound understanding of the value of well balanced composition; using colour, varying line thickness, shape and tone to create congruent artwork.

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All the Art That's Fit to Print: An Ape's Review

Posted at 11 pm on January 8, 2010 by

Posted in: Ink Illustration, Painting, Pens and Markers, Reviews

Writing a review of a book on a site normally reserved for illustration features and interviews with artists is deviating somewhat from the usual route. This is made especially unusual by the fact that the book focuses for the most part on the last few decades of the twentieth Century, although it does provide a commentary leading up to Obama’s election.

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