Category Archives: Linear Illustration

A Clever Use of Line and Colour with Michéle Brummer Everett

Posted at 9 pm on July 23, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Linear Illustration

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Michéle Brummer Everett’s characters make the best use of simple lines and clever colour choices. We really like the focus on texture in the linear parts of her illustrations and how the stripped-back compositions make such strong images.

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Joy, Line and Colour in Fun Characters by Justyna Szczepankiewicz

Posted at 8 am on July 9, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Linear Illustration

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France-based Polish illustrator Justyna Szczepankiewicz uses an effective combination of striking lines and spray paint-style shading in her fun and uplifting work.

They’re all about play and colour, and have a joyfulness to the character designs that we really like.

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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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