Category Archives: Hand Craft

A Catch Up Chat with Ryan Gillett on Recent Work and Style Development

Posted at 6 am on October 4, 2014 by

Posted in: Hand Craft, Mixed Media, Screen Printing

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Back in early 2012, we featured some of 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.

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Talking To Nathan Manire About The Process And Development Behind His 'Dot Portraits' Series

Posted at 4 pm on August 19, 2014 by

Posted in: Hand Craft, Painting, Reviews

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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.

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Making Space for Inspiration in the Creative Process with John-Patrick Thomas

Posted at 9 am on June 21, 2014 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Hand Craft, Mixed Media

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The editorial work of John-Patrick Thomas has a strong conceptual basis that we think works really well in building up his thought-out, interesting images. As he goes on to tell us, John-Patrick’s process involves as much emphasis on putting himself in the right frame of mind as it does on the practical side of creating the illustration.

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Short Film: Ape on the Moon Talks to Artist and Designer Saskia Pomeroy

Posted at 4 pm on March 31, 2014 by

Posted in: Hand Craft, Ink Illustration, Painting, Short Film

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Last summer, we featured the vibrant screen prints of visual artist and freelance designer Saskia Pomeroy. To find out more about her world of colour and pattern, we met up with Saskia and had a chat about her new work and recent multidisciplinary collaborations.

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Vivid Colours and a Collection of Mixed Media Pieces in Abstract Prints by Altelier Bingo

Posted at 8 pm on March 16, 2014 by

Posted in: Hand Craft, Mixed Media, Screen Printing

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Altelier Bingo is artistic duo Maxime Prou & Adèle Favreau. Together, they collaboratively create these vivid, abstract prints that celebrate colour, and the contrast and balance of a range of mixed media pieces.

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Jonathan Bréchignac Commits Time and Passion in his Series of Large-scale Biro Pen Drawings

Posted at 3 pm on January 12, 2014 by

Posted in: Galleries and Exhibitions, Hand Craft, Pens and Markers

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The advertising industry’s need to fuel the continuous flow of creative work is something that had begun to leave Jonathan Bréchignac dissatisfied. As one of those working behind the scenes to keep it moving, he found himself wanting for the time to create something with a longer shelf life.

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