Category Archives: Linear Illustration

Minimalist Yet Bold Illustrations Using Line and Colour by Gwendoline Blosse

Posted at 5 pm on May 10, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Digital Illustration, Linear Illustration

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Gwendoline Blosse’s¬†digital¬†illustrations use line and limited colour palettes to create minimalist¬†images with a big impact.

Breaking down drawings into the bare essentials, carefully considered marks and use of negative space make her work come across as bold as well as composed.

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Christopher DeLorenzo Creating an Iconic Quality with Simple Lines and Blocks of Colour

Posted at 10 am on April 26, 2015 by

Posted in: Linear Illustration, Pens and Markers

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In often creatively simple, linear drawings, Christopher DeLorenzo creates illustrations full of playful metaphors and homages to some of his favourite moments from film and TV.

Christopher uses a lot of line work in his images but is just as good at keeping it simple when working with blocks of colour. It makes sense that he is a designer by day when you see his eye for paring down forms to find their most iconic, almost logo-like qualities.

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Catch Up: Linear Patterns in Children's and Editorial Illustrations by Laurent Moreau

Posted at 7 pm on March 7, 2015 by

Posted in: Linear Illustration, Painting, Screen Printing

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It’s been a couple of years since we last featured Laurent Moreau, when we were taken by his ability to create striking, graphic images in paint. We were keen to see how this has been developing so take a look at some of his recent work while he talks about what he’s been up to recently.

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Nicolas Castell's Detailed Drawings Illustrating Large Narratives

Posted at 2 pm on December 26, 2014 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Linear Illustration, Pencil Illustration

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From expertly precise linear drawings, Nicolas Castell orchestrates huge scenes. They are a delight to look over with enjoyable details dotted across the board.

As Nicolas talks more about below, he tries to recapture the sense of fun his art brought him growing up. He has early memories of building imagined worlds in his illustrations, and the joy that they brought him.

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