Category Archives: Painting

Talking To Nathan Manire About The Process And Development Behind His 'Dot Portraits' Series

Posted at 4 pm on August 19, 2014 by

Posted in: Hand Craft, Painting, Reviews

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As beautiful as Nathan Manire’s ‘Dot Portraits’ are for their blend of soft, pastel shades and rigid structures, they are also intriguing as results of many iterations of his process along the line. We talked to Nathan about this process and other elements of his life as an artist and designer.

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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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Gel Jamlang's Unique Perspective in Watercolour

Posted at 11 am on July 24, 2014 by

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

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Filipino artist Gel Jamlang brings something new and interesting to the table with her watercolour illustrations. Using what can often be seen as a more traditional medium, Gel creates her images through a twisted lens, resulting in beautifully warped objects and figures.

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The Planning Process Behind the Concept-driven Illustrations of Peter Ryan

Posted at 9 am on June 25, 2014 by

Posted in: Mixed Media, Painting

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Southern Ontario-born illustrator Peter Ryan is definitely an ideas man. His illustrations are rich with clever visual metaphors and layers of symbolism that make them interesting and engaging to unravel.

We’re glad that we were able to take a look at some of the preparatory work that goes into Peter’s illustration as the concepts are fundamental to the kind of images he creates. The second of the images below is a cover Peter created for the Houston Press.

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Humour and the Unexpected in Imaginative Illustrations by Sophie Alda

Posted at 8 pm on May 29, 2014 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Mixed Media, Painting

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Dissolving faces and Ninja Turtles with runny noses are just a couple of the strange goings on in the highly imaginative world created by Sophie Alda. She definitely conjures up a place that’s a bit naughty, a bit cheeky, and always fun and unexpected.

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