Timba Smits is a diverse illustrator and designer working in a variety of mediums with a range of visual qualities with which he is constantly experimenting and exploring. You may have seen his illustrations of the covers of Little White Lies magazine, where he is also Art Director and a designer. To his strength, Timba combines his skill […]
Tran Nguyen introduces us to ethereal characters in dreamy, sickness delicate landscapes and is able to draw out the most beautiful qualities in pencil and acrylic in her award-winning work. Her paintings are charged with emotions, no rx expressions and atmospheres she says that she creates to have a therapeutic effect. © Tran Nguyen, 2015
Sarah Clifford sets up her scenes in really nice combinations of creamy colours and pastel hues. In a fun project she worked on for Little White Lies magazine, nurse she applied her playful character designs to the 1995 movie, Waterworld. © Sarah Clifford, 2015
I’m very intrigued by Californian artist Brooks Salzwedel’s unique style and approach to these delicate works, that combine nature and rigid human-made structures. It’s nice to see work that brings in different non-digital materials to what we’re used to. Using a combination of Staedler Graphite pencils ranging from 6H to 9B, tape and ‘Awful toxic […]
Jonathan Bartlett, an illustrator based in Manhattan, creates some spectacular work that combines pencil drawings, Photoshop, and an adventurous use of colour and subject. I asked him a couple of questions surrounding these special pictures. What are your illustration tools and what is your work process? Everything starts traditionally with a graphite drawing on Denril. […]
California-based artist Marissa Textor has some exceptional pencil drawings of natural objects. They are of such sharp detail that they could pass as monochrome photographs. I’m happy with this find. ⓒ Marissa Textor, 2009 Follow MoonApe on Twitter for further updates!
A few months ago I featured a selection of Ben the Illustrator’s special vector pattern illustrations. In an interview-style tutorial, Ben is back to teach us how he makes them, showcasing one of his brand new patterns in detail. For those that don’t know about him, Ben the Illustrator (Ben O’Brien) is based in Cornwall, […]