Category Archives: Painting

Lighting and Depth Using Solid Forms by Chi Birmingham

Posted at 9 pm on August 27, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Painting, Vector Illustration

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Chi Birmingham has developed a strong, unique style by finding a place between bold, solid forms and the softer touch of the hand-drawn line.

His illustrations are broken down into sets of rounded blocks of form and thick, imposing lines. It gives every image he makes a punchy tone and immediate pull for the eye.

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Holly Mills' Rich Hues and Subtle Inky Washes

Posted at 12 pm on August 8, 2015 by

Posted in: Ink Illustration, Painting, Pencil Illustration, Watercolour Illustration

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Holly Mills produces her images with swathes of rich, autumnal hues, and delicate pastel palettes. She marks them on the page with a blend of inky washes and pencil drawings.

Generally working with mixed media, she also has some great illustrations using print and paint.

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Michael Olivo's Organic Forms in Illustrations and Comics

Posted at 9 am on July 11, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Ink Illustration, Painting

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Wandering across the alien landscape imagined by Michael Olivo, expect to tumble through turbulent masses of morphing forms and encounter brilliant and bizarre characters.

We love the abstract wackiness that¬†permeates through Michael’s illustrations and comics. The organic structures capture a spontaneity and energy¬†that creates a sense of ongoing movement.

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