Monthly Archives: September 2012

Debbie Powell's Linocut Patterns and Packaging

Posted at 1 pm on September 30, 2012 by

Posted in: Hand Craft, Mixed Media, Watercolour Illustration

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Debbie Powell creates bold patterns full of life and chunky shapes. She uses a mix of printing and drawing techniques with linocut shapes giving great, graphic forms in her work. Her designs and their decorative nature make them perfect for packaging and can be seen on wrapping paper and greeting cards, too. She tells us more about how she puts together her vibrant imagery.

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Interview with Versatile Illustrator and Animator Liam Brazier

Posted at 2 pm on September 27, 2012 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Digital Illustration, Vector Illustration

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Liam Brazier is an illustrator and animator who likes to switch it up, sometimes applying a sketchier style while also enjoying clean lines and simple forms. With Liam’s drawing skills and experience in varying fields, it’s something he can comfortably play around with.

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Geometric Paper Sculpture and Painting the Urban Landscape with David Mesguich

Posted at 5 pm on September 22, 2012 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Ink Illustration, Sculpture, Street Art

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David Mesguich’s talents can be seen in both beautifully realistic watercolours and geometric paper sculptures. However, you can see his work overlap with his interest in bleak, urban landscapes and his architectural eye, something which probably comes from his time developing his style as a graffiti artist.

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London 2012: Dieter Braun's Strong Shapes and Graphic Animals

Posted at 8 am on September 21, 2012 by

Posted in: Digital Illustration, Photoshop, Uncategorized, Vector Illustration

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Dieter Braun caught our eye with his celebratory depiction of the 2012 games but we were happy to find his use of form and structure also put to good work exploring his love of the natural world. His Olympic illustration has little hints of humour tucked in amongst sport and the use of clean simple shapes, which are also used to describe the animal characterised in his work.

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Breathtakingly Detailed Animal Paper Sculptures by Calvin Nicholls

Posted at 12 pm on September 18, 2012 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Hand Craft, Paper Illustration, Sculpture

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When seeing the work of Calvin Nicholls for the first time, it’s difficult to work out exactly what you’re looking at. They could be computer generated or even porcelain. In reality, they’re paper sculptures, but the level of skill and minuscule detail involved is breathtaking.

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