Sarah Clifford sets up her scenes in really nice combinations of creamy colours and pastel hues. In a fun project she worked on for Little White Lies magazine, nurse she applied her playful character designs to the 1995 movie, Waterworld. © Sarah Clifford, 2015
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 […]
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 […]
It’s been a while since I put up a sketchbook sneak feature, but I’m happy to put recent illustration graduate Jordan Kay in the spotlight. She’s one of few illustrators I’ve seen to put such time and dedication to a series of great sketchbooks. Packed full of photos, various day to day observations and drawings, […]
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 […]