Georgia-based comic book artist and illustrator Eleanor Davis makes some very nice work which feature a lot of particularly cool monsters. Her strong use of deep black add a defined depth to her work too. ? Eleanor Davis, 2009 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, […]
If any artist I’ve come across shows real dedication to the hand drawn line, that artist is Canadian-born Sougwen. Now based in Stockholm, Sougwen combines intricate vintage pattern, floral design and flourishes, with fresh, contemporary colours and unique shapes. She is particularly good at creating striking images by superimposing organic lines onto simple and clean […]
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 […]
For anyone with a close interest in hand-drawn illustration and typography, it would be hard to have been unaware of the work and influence of Brooklyn-based illustrator Mike Perry. He has had clients that include the New York Times, Saatchi & Saatchi, Microsoft Zune, Urban Outfitters and Zoo York. Mike is known not only for […]
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 […]