Category Archives: Character Illustration

Puño Spreads Joy with His Illustrations for Children's Books and More

Posted at 10 am on April 25, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Vector Illustration

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Puño creates books and drawings, and gives talks and workshops. But more importantly, his illustrations are oodles of fun, always brimming to the edges with enjoyably silly characters.

In the children’s book and other illustrations he makes, and exhibitions he takes part in, Puño’s work moves between super clean vector designs to looser collage with a more intuitive style.

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Dappled Shading with Layered Textures by Martyna Wójcik

Posted at 12 pm on April 19, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Mixed Media

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Giving the feel of vintage newsprint, Martyna Wójcik adds roughened up textures to her angular drawings. We take a look at the rich surfaces she creates.

While the found textures that Martyna uses already add a nice aesthetic to her work on their own, we also really like the interesting way that she uses them.

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Marta Orzel's Unique Process using Texture, Line, and Form

Posted at 10 am on April 18, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Mixed Media, Painting

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Marta Orzel has a creative and particularly original technique for handling line, form, and texture. Her wonderful illustrations are arrangements of cleverly layered pieces that come together beautifully.

What we possibly find most striking about Marta’s work is the balance she is able to achieve between the bold and elaborate. While her work always has a richness in the different surfaces she creates using a mixture of media, she knows where to embellish and where to go for strong, solid forms.

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Raj Dhunna Talks about Choosing Materials to Influence the Drawing Process

Posted at 8 am on April 15, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Mixed Media, Pens and Markers

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Raj Dhunna’s drawing process involves carefully selecting materials that help adjust his approach to one best suited to each illustration’s specific purpose. He talks to us about how having the right tools can inform the work you create.

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Depth and Detail in Backgrounds and Characters by Alessandra De Cristofaro

Posted at 11 am on April 12, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Pencil Illustration

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Thick swathes of pencil shading fill Alessandra De Cristofaro’s work with rich colour. Her well-crafted, interesting scenes perfectly compliment the humorous characters she puts in them

We really enjoy Alessandra’s character designs and her playfulness with the narratives she creates. But as great as the focus of her illustrations are, we also get pulled into the backgrounds in her work.

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