Category Archives: Mixed Media

In between Collage and Painting with Unique Illustrations by Grace Russel

Posted at 10 am on April 24, 2015 by

Posted in: Mixed Media, Painting, Photographic Illustration

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Intuitive marks, collected and torn paper, paint, and charcoal are all part of the organic process that Grace Alexandra Russell goes through to create her emotive images. She takes us through the various, interesting stages of her work.

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Dappled Shading with Layered Textures by Martyna Wójcik

Posted at 12 pm on April 19, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Mixed Media

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Giving the feel of vintage newsprint, Martyna Wójcik adds roughened up textures to her angular drawings. We take a look at the rich surfaces she creates.

While the found textures that Martyna uses already add a nice aesthetic to her work on their own, we also really like the interesting way that she uses them.

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Marta Orzel's Unique Process using Texture, Line, and Form

Posted at 10 am on April 18, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Mixed Media, Painting

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Marta Orzel has a creative and particularly original technique for handling line, form, and texture. Her wonderful illustrations are arrangements of cleverly layered pieces that come together beautifully.

What we possibly find most striking about Marta’s work is the balance she is able to achieve between the bold and elaborate. While her work always has a richness in the different surfaces she creates using a mixture of media, she knows where to embellish and where to go for strong, solid forms.

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Expression Through Mark Making and Talking about Process with Josh Holinaty

Posted at 10 am on April 17, 2015 by

Posted in: Digital Illustration, Ink Illustration, Mixed Media, Sketchbooks

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Josh Holinaty’s art has bundles of grit in every part of his illustrations, even down to the smallest details. He talks to us about satisfying the need to get hands on with his materials as we look at how this results in the weight and depth in his work.

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Raj Dhunna Talks about Choosing Materials to Influence the Drawing Process

Posted at 8 am on April 15, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Mixed Media, Pens and Markers

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Raj Dhunna’s drawing process involves carefully selecting materials that help adjust his approach to one best suited to each illustration’s specific purpose. He talks to us about how having the right tools can inform the work you create.

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