Sarah Haug was one of the first illustrators we featured on Ape on the Moon, being intrigued by the breadth of projects she was working on that included animations, visuals for club events, and window dressing. Several years later, we catch up with Sarah as she gives us an in-depth breakdown of what she’s been […]
David J. McMillan’s illustrations are penned with what seem to be a unrelenting pencil on the page, distilling his illustrations with an continuing source of energy and expression. David plays with the quality of line and lively shading techniques. The marks he uses highlight the appeal of rough and edges and scribbled movement, giving his work the feeling of […]
James O’Brien uses carefully thought-out compositions with a colourful arrangement of textures in his editorial illustrations. On his own site, he also often posts interesting insights into his process, like sketches, rough drafts and thumbnails, which are well worth checking out. © James O’Brien, 2015
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!
Joseph Lambert is one hard-working cartoonist and illustrator with a great, well developed style. I’m particularly keen on his self-made comics and the techniques and tools he uses to create his addictive work. I asked him a few questions to find out about all this in greater detail. How did you get into cartooning and […]
I was recently left dumb struck by the quality of Lee Misenheimer’s drawing work and the effect created through his intense, well-trained lines. Graduating from East Carolina University School of Art in 1994, Lee has a large collection of his drawings in his cache. His recent set of drawings are the focus of this interview, […]
It’s been a while since I put up a sketchbook sneak feature, but I’m happy to put recent illustration graduate Jordan Kay in the spotlight. She’s one of few illustrators I’ve seen to put such time and dedication to a series of great sketchbooks. Packed full of photos, various day to day observations and drawings, […]