Category Archives: Comic Art

Catch Up: Benoit Tardif with More Detail Yet Maintaining Simplicity

Posted at 8 am on May 14, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Screen Printing

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Back in 2013, we featured Benoit Tardif’s work after being drawn in by its balance of simplicity with grittiness and energy. Eager to see more, we thought we would check out some his recent additions to his portfolio and see how his work has been developing.

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PuƱo 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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PuƱo 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, PuƱo’s work moves between super clean vector designs to looser collage with a more intuitive style.

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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 greatĀ as the focus of her illustrations are, we also get pulled into the backgrounds in her work.

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A Bit of Splatter and a Lot of Fun with the Characters by Sam Taylor

Posted at 10 am on March 27, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Pens and Markers

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Sam Taylor’s upfront sense of humour pairs perfectlyĀ with his bold drawing style and acidic colours. We take a look at his creepy, bloody, and ultimately brilliant swarms of characters.

Sam has a way of making trawling through eye-popping zombies and colourful entrails a whole lot of fun. His work is filled with trippy colours and all the gross-out silliness of the Garbage Pail Kids of the ’80s.

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