Nicolas André's Modular Figures and Books Bring Illustrations into Three Dimensions

Posted at 1 pm on March 14, 2015 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Comic Art, Uncategorized

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Illustrations step off the page in the large, figurative sculptures by French illustrator, Nicolas André. Not only do they stand tall in their space, they call for interaction and get people engaged hands on.

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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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Catch Up: Linear Patterns in Children's and Editorial Illustrations by Laurent Moreau

Posted at 7 pm on March 7, 2015 by

Posted in: Linear Illustration, Painting, Screen Printing

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It’s been a couple of years since we last featured Laurent Moreau, when we were taken by his ability to create striking, graphic images in paint. We were keen to see how this has been developing so take a look at some of his recent work while he talks about what he’s been up to recently.

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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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Finding Your Way in the City with the Illustrated Maps by Jenni Sparks

Posted at 3 am on February 26, 2015 by

Posted in: News, Reviews

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Adding to a growing collection that already features London, Berlin, San Fran, and New York, Jenni Sparks has turned her creative attention to Paris in her latest illustrated map.

Finding your way around the seemingly labyrinthian capitals of the world can often induce panic and fear in the best of us. The amount of things to do can seem overwhelming with traditional maps not giving us many clues as to a place to start.

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Liam Barrett's Inventive Use of Material in Prints, Books and 3D

Posted at 3 am on February 23, 2015 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Character Illustration, Hand Craft, Mixed Media

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Liam Barrett’s work is always unexpected and enjoyably playful. Whether he’s putting his characters in prints or constructing them in 3D, he does it with a refreshing use of his materials and his own interesting take on form.

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Elena Boils' Striking Images with Contrasting Patterns and Colours

Posted at 5 am on February 18, 2015 by

Posted in: Digital Illustration, Screen Printing, Vector Illustration

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Elena Boils‘ work plays with a beautiful contrast between areas adorned with patterns and strong, simple forms. While she uses bold, geometric designs for a typically more digital look, she also manages to retain a nice printed feel as well.

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