Category Archives: Comic Art

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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Jon Adams and His Beautiful Drawings of the Humorous and the Bizarre

Posted at 10 am on May 29, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art

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The work of multidisciplinary artist Jon Adams plays around with touches of the surreal and the strange, but is always immaculately drawn

Whether for¬†his abstract cast of characters that feature in his illustrations or for his brilliant ongoing comic series ‘Chief O’Brien At Work’, the finish and detail in Jon Adams’ drawings is always really beautiful. It’s the combination of the expertly etched lines with the humorous and bizarre that we think works so well.

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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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