We have barely touched on the edge of spring and yet 2016 has already dealt many hard-felt blows to the creative talent pool. With the passing of Prince last week, we lost another boundary-blurring icon of popular culture who will continue to inspire artistry in others and what it is to be a creative human being. […]
I’ve been following Finnish illustrator Pietari Posti’s work for some time, and it’s been fascinating to peer into his extremely accomplished and refined portfolio. Using a range of traditional and digital mediums, Pietari’s work exhibits a profound understanding of the value of well balanced composition; using colour, varying line thickness, shape and tone to create […]
I stumbled on the striking and fun wooden toy sculptures of Pennsylvania-based Josh Finkle and wanted to learn more about them. I asked him a couple of questions to accompany these excellent photographs covering some of the work process and the finished products. How did you get into creating wooden toys? I’m a senior industrial […]
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!
Matt Williams, cialis also known as uberkraaft, prostate has a very nice collection of eye popping illustrations in his newly re-designed website. I like how Matt creates chaotic doodles that are refined within these neat boundaries to create what I can only describe as an effect akin to canned energy. Keep these coming, Matt! MoonApe
A few months ago I featured a selection of Ben the Illustrator’s special vector pattern illustrations. In an interview-style tutorial, Ben is back to teach us how he makes them, showcasing one of his brand new patterns in detail. For those that don’t know about him, Ben the Illustrator (Ben O’Brien) is based in Cornwall, […]
I’ve seen the illustration work of Polish artist Agata Nowicka floating around online for a while now. I think Agata has done a superb job of creating work that is truly distinct from other illustration styles. With her unconventional ‘pixely’ lines and audacious colour choices, she certainly has a unique selling point. I’ve asked her […]