Category Archives: Character Illustration

Joyfully Busy Compositions in Illustrations by Diego Marmolejo

Posted at 7 am on November 17, 2014 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Digital Illustration, Vector Illustration

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Bustling compositions rich with pattern and funny little characters are a staple in the work of Barcelona-based illustrator, Diego Marmolejo.

Taking a look at just a small selection of Diego’s work, it’s obvious that he has a love of colour and decoration.

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Colour, Detail and Narrative in Laura Callaghan's Fashionable Scenes

Posted at 12 am on November 16, 2014 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Pencil Illustration, Watercolour Illustration

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In the cheerfully colourful illustrations by Laura Callaghan, sumptuous patterns are placed edge to edge with one another. This creates a rich look thick with details to pour over.

When Laura creates her work, she really gives her viewers a treat. Every inch is full of bright, decorative elements, from the counter top of a diner to an unassuming vase or curtain in the background.

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Screen Printed Cards Brimming with Pattern and Colour by Sue Jean Ko

Posted at 6 am on November 13, 2014 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Screen Printing

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Colours abound in these decorative screen printed cards from Sue Jean Ko. Intense, overlapping hues and tons of pattern are reoccurring themes in her prints.

Originally from South Korea, Sue studied art and is now based in New York. She cites the time during her studies when she was able to learn about screen printing as being the spark that started her now continuing love of working with printing.

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Dynamic Figurative Drawing and Blending Textures with Miko Maciaszek

Posted at 10 am on November 9, 2014 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Ink Illustration, Mixed Media

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Dynamic figurative drawing, beautiful textures and a strong narrative are all things you can expect to find in the illustration by Miko Maciaszek.

Looking at the studies in his sketchbooks, you can tell that Miko is interested in the figure and finding an expressive way to describe it. It really shows in his illustrations, in the interesting poses and compositions he comes up with.

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