Category Archives: Mixed Media

Catch Up: Karol Banach's First Three Years as an Illustrator

Posted at 12 pm on June 21, 2015 by

Posted in: Mixed Media, Painting, Spray Paint

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A while back, we featured work by the Poland-based then Illustration student Karol Banach.

Now being three years since he made his way out into the world as a professional illustrator, we thought it would be good to touch base and see how Karol’s work has developed.

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Shading and Creative Character Illustrations by Andrea Kalfas

Posted at 7 am on June 16, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Mixed Media

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Andrea Kalfas‘ work is full of really fun character design, colour, and nostalgic pop homages. We really like her figurative style and the painterly kind of strokesĀ that her illustrations have.

Andrea also has an interesting way of playing with shading. Adding to the contrast she creates between a digital feel and a more hand-made aesthetic, she has a nice way of keeping things fresh with the different materials she uses to create tone.

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Catch Up: Yeji Yun Constructing Strong Compositions and Developing her Style

Posted at 4 pm on May 24, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Mixed Media, Painting

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Three years ago, we featured Yeji Yun’s work because we were taken by her incredibly imaginative use of mixed media.

Looking at her recent projects, we’re impressed with how much she has developed and strengthened her style of illustration.

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Oscar Nominated 'The Bigger Picture' Painting Each Frame of Animation

Posted at 3 pm on May 23, 2015 by

Posted in: Hand Craft, Mixed Media, Technology

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‘The Bigger Picture’ is “a life-sized animated short” that employs a brilliantly creative mix of painting and stop motion animation techniques. In this Oscar nominated and BAFTA winning film, 2D and 3D surfaces were diligently painted for each frame.

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Inventive Use of Found Textures by Final-year Student Michael Driver

Posted at 3 pm on May 15, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Mixed Media, Screen Printing

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Although still working his way through his studies, third-year Illustration student Michael Driver’s work is already super polished. He has a confident style that employs a playful and inventive use of materials to keep each image fun and engaging.

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