Category Archives: Pencil Illustration

A Unique Mix of Realism and Graphic Shapes by Jordan Carter

Posted at 10 am on March 17, 2015 by

Posted in: Digital Illustration, Mixed Media, Pencil Illustration

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Jordan Carter works with a creative combination of realistic pencil drawings and bold, graphic shapes. He pairs the two together to make images that are delicate yet punchy.

It would be fair to say that most illustrators fall into either the realistic or more stylised categories. So seeing someone that works in a way that has them sitting comfortably in both is intriguing and immediately draws you in.

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Felicita Sala Layering Watercolour and Pencil to Create Depth

Posted at 11 am on March 9, 2015 by

Posted in: Ink Illustration, Pencil Illustration, Watercolour Illustration

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Felicita Sala’s work is full of life and colour, and given depth by the way she uses her materials. Felicita talks to us about her technique and the road that brought her to working in freelance illustration after having started on a completely different career path.

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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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