Here is the work of Wilmer Murillo, a freelance illustrator from Tegucigalpa, Honduras. With his close attention to light and textures, his work has real depth to it, making the work feel very tangible. Some of the content of his illustrations remind me of the surreal work of Salvador Dalí, although there are many other […]
Based in Kansas City, Missouri, Micah Lidberg has interests that span America, friends, natural things and pondering. His work demonstrates a use of these things, but more so a real passion and careful craftsmanship in creating work that has energy and natural, organic beauty. ‘Tom Garrett was my first illustration professor. I hold him largely […]
Lizzy Stewart, who lives and works in Edinburgh, and also recently went to art school there, has some great pencil and painting work. They are packed full of intriguing characters and scenes that conceal various stories.
I asked her a few questions on how she got into illustration, what and who inspires her, her tools and work process and what work is taking up her time at the moment.
What made you decide to get into illustration?
‘I started out studying fine art but switched to illustration at the end
of my first year after realising that …
I decided to interview Mexican illustrator Alberto Cerriteño to find out more about his quirky, playful and texture-rich style that feature all kinds of intriguing surreal scenes and characters. Alberto holds a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, yet is self taught in illustration. ‘I define my illustration style as a form of graphic design. The […]
Veronica Hebard is an illustrator and comic book artist based in Boston, Massachusetts. Her illustrations exert a really engaging effervescent quality that demonstrate the benefit of using colours that go a step further. Veronica studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York and at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston. She started […]
Edward Kwong is an illustrator based in Vancouver, Canada, with a portfolio of work that reminds me of some of the illustrations coming out of the early 20th Century during the illustration’s ‘golden age’. Ed explains his background and his work process for us. Ed didn’t become interested in illustration until attending college. ‘Originally, I […]
I’ve just finished a portrait of two of my snow monkey friends in the Japanese outdoors. This is a vector illustration. I’m making more of an effort now to add detail to my work. I hope this will be the first of new series of animal portraits and scenes in natural surroundings. Feedback is welcome! […]