Category Archives: Painting

Short Film: Ape on the Moon Talks to Artist and Designer Saskia Pomeroy

Posted at 4 pm on March 31, 2014 by

Posted in: Hand Craft, Ink Illustration, Painting, Short Film

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Last summer, we featured the vibrant screen prints of visual artist and freelance designer Saskia Pomeroy. To find out more about her world of colour and pattern, we met up with Saskia and had a chat about her new work and recent multidisciplinary collaborations.

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Charming Brushstrokes and Colourful Washes with Danielle Kroll

Posted at 10 am on March 6, 2014 by

Posted in: Ink Illustration, Painting, Watercolour Illustration

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The effortless inky marks and washes of bright colours make Brooklyn-based artist and designer Danielle Kroll’s illustrations charming and beautiful in their simplicity.

Danielle’s designs capture the best elements of sketchbook work in the final images. The quality of the brushstrokes, the whimsically wonky edges, the watery swathes of pinks and oranges, all help keep the immediacy and energy of the drawings.

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DZO Oliver Creates Ethereal Cover Art for Recent Release

Posted at 8 pm on December 23, 2013 by

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

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Composer Christopher Bono recently released two new singles, ‘Unity’ and ‘The Unexcelled Mantra’. With the release of these choral works came the equally ethereal artwork by French illustrator, DZO Oliver.

Like all his work, the art DZO produced is blindingly detailed, rich and dream-like. As he goes on to describe, while being inspired by the work of Christopher Bono, he tried to approach the images in the same way a musician might approach a score. Listening to music, he allowed the imagery to simply come to him, resulting in an imaginative, train-of-thought narrative.

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