‘The Bigger Picture’ is “a life-sized animated short” that employs a brilliantly creative mix of painting and stop motion animation techniques. In this Oscar nominated and BAFTA winning film, 2D and 3D surfaces were diligently painted for each frame.
Patience, an eye for detail, and nimble fingers areĀ just a few of the qualities thatĀ MaĆ«lle Doliveux must have in abundance.
Her skilled hand and care over the tiniest scrapings of materials help her create beautifully realised 3D paper illustrations.
Liam Barrett’s work is always unexpected and enjoyably playful. Whether he’s putting his characters in prints or constructing them in 3D, he does it with a refreshing use of his materials and his own interesting take on form.
By playing with contrast in a range of different ways, Ellie Andrews has created a unique voice for her illustration work. We take a look at some of the colours, textures and compositions she uses in her images to achieve this.
The worn gradients of photocopied blocks of black and the fine grains seen up close in paper are just some of the wonderful textures we enjoy in the work of Catarina Sobral.
Back in early 2012, we featured some ofĀ the work by Ryan Gillett after being sent a set of his beautifully screen printed postcards. We thought it was about time we caught up with Ryan and took at look at what he’s been up to over the last couple of years and how his illustration style has developed.
As beautiful as Nathan Manire’s ‘Dot Portraits’ are for their blend of soft, pastel shades and rigid structures, they are also intriguing as results of many iterations of his process along the line. We talked to Nathan about this process and other elements of his life as an artist and designer.