Category Archives: Mixed Media

Wordless Storytelling from Recent Graduate Michael Parkin

Posted at 6 pm on August 29, 2014 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Mixed Media

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Recent graduate, Michael Parkin’s rough marks and charmingly imperfect edges lend a gritty, hand-made style to the sequential illustrations he creates. We take a look at some of his comics and other projects as he tells us about the process he goes through while making them.

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Jeroen Erosie's Evolving Layers as Street Art, Canvases and Sketches

Posted at 10 am on August 18, 2014 by

Posted in: Mixed Media, Painting, Street Art

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From the small drawings in his sketchbooks, to the large, sprawling murals on the sides of buildings, Jeroen Erosie leaves his mark. His work appears on music sleeves and canvases in a process that is a constant chain of thought that keeps it moving and evolving.

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Creative Colour Combinations in Buildings and Landscapes by Noémie Cédille

Posted at 11 am on August 17, 2014 by

Posted in: Landscapes, Mixed Media

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Imagined structures in an interesting mix of soft and strong shades populate the world in these illustrations by Paris-based artist Noémie Cédille.

We really like her work for the unique blend of colours in her palette and the creative use of different textures and forms.

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Line, Form, and Charming Characters with Jay Cover

Posted at 5 am on August 16, 2014 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Mixed Media

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Whether he is creating simple, linear drawings in charcoal or his colourful characters, Jay Cover’s work always comes across with a great sense of confidence.

His forms are beautifully stripped down, while the charming personalities in his illustrations walk around with a lovely understated humour.

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Darren Hopes Blending a Mix of Techniques in Emotional Illustrations

Posted at 3 am on July 31, 2014 by

Posted in: Digital Illustration, Mixed Media, Photographic Illustration, Photoshop

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With texture-filled silhouettes, Darren Hopes creates strikingly emotive illustrations with a multifaceted toolbox of techniques. He manages to weave the collection of digital and hand-penned marks seamlessly together with apparent ease.

That he often illustrates his own writing, as he goes on to mention below, makes sense given the very narrative quality he seems to have in his approach to his artwork. Simple yet thoughtful compositions are interestingly used as part of the way that he tells the stories in his images.

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