Category Archives: Pencil Illustration

Peter James Field's New Book Chronicling a 10-Year Project

Posted at 2 am on November 26, 2014 by

Posted in: Events, Galleries and Exhibitions, Pencil Illustration, Reviews

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A newly self-published book from Peter James Field reflects on the people and places he has experienced over the last 10 years in an elegant yet darkly humorous visual journal.

When Peter James Field began sketching down his daily thoughts and everyday occurrences, he never would have guessed that his visual diary would still be going strong a decade later. 10 years since its beginning, Peter has put together a beautifully bound compilation to mark the anniversary of this immense project.

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Colour, Detail and Narrative in Laura Callaghan's Fashionable Scenes

Posted at 12 am on November 16, 2014 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Pencil Illustration, Watercolour Illustration

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In the cheerfully colourful illustrations by Laura Callaghan, sumptuous patterns are placed edge to edge with one another. This creates a rich look thick with details to pour over.

When Laura creates her work, she really gives her viewers a treat. Every inch is full of bright, decorative elements, from the counter top of a diner to an unassuming vase or curtain in the background.

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Sketchbook Sneak: Varied Pages and Bright Pencil Drawings by Gerard Armengol

Posted at 1 pm on September 4, 2014 by

Posted in: Mixed Media, Pencil Illustration, Sketchbooks

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We really enjoy taking a peek through the sketchbooks of Gerard Armengol for their randomness and eccentricity. They give us an insight into a very spontaneous collection of thoughts and finds. Collaged imagery accompany actual found objects and colourful, and pretty cheeky, pencil drawings.

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Catch Up: Josephin Ritschel and Her Detailed Scenes in Pencil

Posted at 6 pm on August 26, 2014 by

Posted in: Comic Art, Landscapes, Pencil Illustration

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We first featured the pencil illustrations of Josephin Ritchel a couple of years ago when the intricacy in the detailing caught our eye. Since then, she has been busy honing her work and producing some great images, as well as exhibiting in Europe and the US.

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Lucille Clerc Talks about Architectural Portraits and Developing Process

Posted at 7 am on August 23, 2014 by

Posted in: Landscapes, Pencil Illustration, Screen Printing

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The architectural illustrations of Lucille Clerc are more than just drawings of buildings. Finding inspiration on the streets of her adopted London home, Lucille sees her work as portraits of the various locales around where she lives, merging memories and imagined features as well as her beautifully accurate observational sketches.

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Playful Yet Simple Metaphoric Illustrations by Collage Artist François Berger

Posted at 11 am on July 12, 2014 by

Posted in: Mixed Media, Pencil Illustration, Photographic Illustration

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The amount of work you have to put into sourcing new images at the beginning of every project can be tiring for a collage artist, as mixed media illustrator Fraçois Berger tells us. However, we’re glad that it is something that he does put in the legwork for, as we really like the eclectic mixed style it results in.

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