Monthly Archives: July 2010

Ape on the Moon and Other Illustrations by Sandra Dieckmann

Posted at 12 pm on July 29, 2010 by

Posted in: Ink Illustration, Mixed Media, Pencil Illustration, Pens and Markers

I chanced upon UK-based German illustrator Sandra Dieckmann’s busy illustrations via an interesting money-raising idea on her blog. Sandra is trying to raise £200 to buy a new printer, and to do so, is creating original drawings for those who donate.

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Creating Jack Teagle's Nobrow Comic Book

Posted at 9 pm on July 18, 2010 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Ink Illustration

I’d spotted illustrator Jack Teagle’s comic book whilst graphic novel-shopping in London recently.

I was struck by the beauty and appeal of such a well designed, drawn and printed book so I thought it would be nice to find out more about the process behind creating such a work, which he had published through a cool printing and publishing company called Nobrow.

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Artwork of Julian De Narvaez

Posted at 10 am on July 12, 2010 by

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

I was contacted recently by Colombian illustrator Julian De Narvaez and was hugely impressed by his portfolio, some of which I can show to you here.

His work process involves an ink drawing on paper, followed by acrylic and digital colouring. At the moment Julian is working on a series of oil painting illustrations, claiming it is ‘something I’ve always had respect for but not been able to concentrate on before‘.

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