Exploration, drama, and adventure all make welcome appearance in the descriptive illustrations by Matthew Daniel Swan. His narrative scenes are set out in pencil or paint, and often include swathes other beautifully rendered shading.
From ideas formed in his trusted sketchbook, Joren Joshua creates illustrations inhabited by his uniquely crafted characters. They make appearances in quality prints and on the sides of buildings, but always with their distinctive sense of style.
Tom Kindley’s mythology-inspired comics and prints are put together with a creative use of detail and shading. In this way, he builds mysterious worlds and intriguing landscapes. We take a closer look to see what we find there.
By playing with contrast in a range of different ways, Ellie Andrews has created a unique voice for her illustration work. We take a look at some of the colours, textures and compositions she uses in her images to achieve this.
Daniel Zender has a talent for creating simple compositions that are rich yet subtle in the details. He can take one large block of colour and give it a new kind of depth with his creative use of his materials.
We have a special treat in this feature with John Devolle not only talking about his work in depth, but also taking us on a step by step tour of his image-making process.
Raul Aguiar treats us to a new perspective in his illustrations. His work plays with interesting angles, dimensions and forms.