Category Archives: Photographic Illustration

Katie Ponder's Mystical Collages and Dreamy Characters

Posted at 10 am on July 30, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Paper Illustration, Photographic Illustration

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Drawing on influences from other aspects of art such as dance and literature, Katie Ponder evokes an ethereal sense of magic and wonder in her mixed media collages.

She talks to us about they way she pieces them together, as well as the driving forces behind herĀ style.

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Carefully Considered Detail, Lighting and Papercraft by Maƫlle Doliveux

Posted at 11 am on May 9, 2015 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Hand Craft, Paper Illustration, Photographic Illustration

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Patience, an eye for detail, and nimble fingers areĀ just a few of the qualities thatĀ MaĆ«lle Doliveux must have in abundance.

Her skilled hand and care over the tiniest scrapings of materials help her create beautifully realised 3D paper illustrations.

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In between Collage and Painting with Unique Illustrations by Grace Russel

Posted at 10 am on April 24, 2015 by

Posted in: Mixed Media, Painting, Photographic Illustration

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Intuitive marks, collected and torn paper, paint, and charcoal are all part of the organic processĀ thatĀ Grace Alexandra RussellĀ goes through to create her emotive images. She takes us through the various, interesting stages of her work.

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Catch Up: Sam Pierpoint Creating Detailed 3D Constructs Out Of Paper

Posted at 6 pm on April 5, 2015 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Paper Illustration, Photographic Illustration, Photography

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We featured Sam Pierpoint’s work back in 2011 when she was already making incredibly detailed and creative images out of paper. We thought it was about time we caught up with SamĀ and took a look at the work she has been making recently.

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Darren Hopes Blending a Mix of Techniques in Emotional Illustrations

Posted at 3 am on July 31, 2014 by

Posted in: Digital Illustration, Mixed Media, Photographic Illustration, Photoshop

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With texture-filled silhouettes, Darren Hopes creates strikingly emotive illustrations with a multifaceted toolbox of techniques. He manages to weave the collection of digital and hand-pennedĀ marks seamlessly together with apparent ease.

That he often illustrates his own writing, as he goes on to mention below, makes sense given the very narrative quality he seems to have in his approach to his artwork. Simple yet thoughtful compositionsĀ are interestingly used as part of the way that he tells the stories in his images.

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Katherine Kuhn's Fashion Collages Rich in Pattern and Colour

Posted at 1 pm on July 18, 2014 by

Posted in: Mixed Media, Photographic Illustration

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From procured elements here and there, Katherine Kuhn is able to piece together incredibly glamorous collages full of life and colour. With a taste for the rich and lush when it comes to pattern and texture, Katherine often lays bundles of varying decorative slices together so that theyĀ contrast and clash in intriguing ways.

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Playful Yet Simple Metaphoric Illustrations by Collage Artist FranƧois 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 workĀ you have to put into sourcing new images at the beginning of every project can be tiring for a collage artist, as mixed media illustratorĀ FraƧois Berger tells us. However,Ā 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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