Category Archives: Pencil Illustration

Melissa Castrillon's Colourful Scenes in Meticulous Detail

Posted at 3 pm on February 28, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Pencil Illustration, Screen Printing

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Melissa Castrillon’s meticulous illustrations and prints treat us to a feast of colours and intricately drawn details. She often depicts expansive scenes sprawling with intriguing flora and fauna.

After having completed her Master’s degree in Children’s Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art, Melissa is now working on her first picture book with Simon and Schuster. Make sure to keep an eye out for that!

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Joe Lillington's Intriguing Narrative Illustrations in Expressive Marks

Posted at 10 am on February 15, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Pencil Illustration, Photoshop

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Thick strikes of expressive marks and boldly sketched areas of shading fill Joe Lillington’s illustrations with a lot of movement and feeling. He tells us about the parts of his process where he works digitally while still keeping drawing at the core of his work.

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Nicolas Castell's Detailed Drawings Illustrating Large Narratives

Posted at 2 pm on December 26, 2014 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Linear Illustration, Pencil Illustration

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From expertly precise linear drawings, Nicolas Castell orchestrates huge scenes. They are a delight to look over with enjoyable details dotted across the board.

As Nicolas talks more about below, he tries to recapture the sense of fun his art brought him growing up. He has early memories of building imagined worlds in his illustrations, and the joy that they brought him.

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Nature in Detail and Watercolour by Vikki Chu

Posted at 7 am on December 25, 2014 by

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

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Get lost in the delicately illustrated watercolour foliage by Vikki Chu. But don’t let your guard down, there’s a host of creatures in there, and teeth and claws too!

Vikki’s work is rich with detail, filling her images with glorious flora and fun fauna. We really like her inky marks, but she’s just as good with a pencil or working digitally.

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