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!
I was recently impressed by the felt tip pen illustration work of an English artist going by the name of ‘Mr Frivolous‘. As most of you have probably found out, drawing a picture with felt tip marker pens can be messy and difficult. The illustrations shown here show that with skill, to create complex and […]
Joseph Lambert is one hard-working cartoonist and illustrator with a great, well developed style. I’m particularly keen on his self-made comics and the techniques and tools he uses to create his addictive work. I asked him a few questions to find out about all this in greater detail. How did you get into cartooning and […]
I was recently left dumb struck by the quality of Lee Misenheimer’s drawing work and the effect created through his intense, well-trained lines. Graduating from East Carolina University School of Art in 1994, Lee has a large collection of his drawings in his cache. His recent set of drawings are the focus of this interview, […]
There is some spectacular work coming from Canadian-based, Japanese illustrator Yuta Onoda. He is a recent graduate of Sheridan College, Canada, with a Bachelor of Applied Arts. What I particularly like in his work is its dynamism: the movement and flow that emanates from each piece with a delicate attention to each pencil stroke. I […]
Situated in East London, founded in 2004 and with its gallery opening in 2007, Concrete Hermit is a shop and gallery that showcases the work of various contemporary illustrators and graphic designers. It has been commissioning artists that include Eboy, Richard Hogg, Kate Moross and John Slade for graphics used on t-shirts and more sold […]
I’ve chosen to interview a very talented illustrator with a traditional illustration style. Admittedly, on a contemporary illustration blog, this is somewhat an illegal undertaking according to my own rules. However, I am very supportive of the use of traditional techniques used by Paul Shipper, in contemporary movie art. Originally from the UK, now based […]