Category Archives: Character Illustration

Both the Modern and Vintage in Illustrations and Paintings by Ryan Heshka

Posted at 11 am on June 28, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Painting

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There is an attractive dichotomy of styles in Ryan Heshka’s illustrations that comes beautifully together.

There is both a vintage quality and something graphically modern about his work, making it distinctive and intriguing.

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Shading and Creative Character Illustrations by Andrea Kalfas

Posted at 7 am on June 16, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Mixed Media

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Andrea Kalfas‘ work is full of really fun character design, colour, and nostalgic pop homages. We really like her figurative style and the painterly kind of strokes¬†that her illustrations have.

Andrea also has an interesting way of playing with shading. Adding to the contrast she creates between a digital feel and a more hand-made aesthetic, she has a nice way of keeping things fresh with the different materials she uses to create tone.

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Cheery Characters with Print and Street Art-inspired Qualities by Frederick Strasche

Posted at 11 am on June 6, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Screen Printing, Street Art

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Joyous pops of colour compliment the world inhabited by Frederick Strasche’s attractive characters. Keeping the confident swathes of strong tones within simple compositions, his illustrations also have a punchy, graphical feel to them.

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Combining Skilled Drawing with Transformative Techniques in Portraits by Cristina Polop

Posted at 2 pm on May 30, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Digital Illustration, Pencil Illustration

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Portraits by Cristina Polop are characterised by remarkably drawn details, luscious colours, and a creative mixture of drawing methods.

If the level of technical skill and realism achieved in Cristina’s work wasn’t enough, her editing and addition of mixed media make her images distinctly original.

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