Category Archives: Linear Illustration

Hand-Drawn Architectural Illustrations with Impressive Detail by Thibaud Herem

Posted at 11 am on June 11, 2013 by

Posted in: Ink Illustration, Linear Illustration

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The draftsmanship skills  in London-based French illustrator, Thibaud Herem’s architectural illustrations is truly impressive. Extremely tightly knit hatching of vary degrees achieves a powerful spectrum of tone and texture. Closer inspection reveals the subtle range of blacks within large areas of shadow, which can sometimes be lost in monochrome drawings.

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Highly Detailed Drawings and Interesting Process Images from Jessica Fortner

Posted at 9 am on March 15, 2013 by

Posted in: Ink Illustration, Linear Illustration, Pencil Illustration

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We enjoy the process images that accompany many of Jessica Fortner’s portfolio pieces. They show the depth of the detail and scale of the pencil drafts. We featured Jessica’s work a couple of years ago, which she then followed up with a very insightful tutorial on stereoscopic sculptures.

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Amelie Fontaine's Illustrations with Soft Shades and Detailing

Posted at 10 am on March 6, 2013 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Linear Illustration, Pencil Illustration

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Amélie Fontaine’s work is full of  attractive drawings penned with a light touch. The way in which each segment is softly hatched-in with care gives the images an ease and stillness. The simple colour ways add to the feeling of space and lets the use of pencil shine through.

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Achieving Graphic and Naive Line Work with Matthew the Horse

Posted at 7 pm on January 16, 2013 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Ink Illustration, Linear Illustration

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There are some times when you can look at a drawing and know that it was penned with a cheeky smile. The work of Matthew the Horse is full of just these kinds of images. Full of charm and fun. They are unafraid to flash the odd nipple, though only ever in the most lighthearted, playful way. All the wit is presented in fluid, inky strokes that are contrasted by punches of loud, monochrome or limited  colour.

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