Sam Weber uses watercolour and acrylic paint finished in Photoshop to produce incredibly refined, and ethereal pictures. He has produced work for the New York Times, click Rolling Stone, Playboy, Random House and DC/Vertigo Comics. Here I have featured the work he has done for various pieces of literature. ANY_CHARACTER_HERE Thirteen Orphans, Tor Books: Lord […]
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 […]
James Clapham, who is shortly to complete an illustration degree at the Cambridge School of Arts, has a nice collection of illustrated song lyrics. I was interested in these because of the visual satisfaction that arises through integrating text and visual images and often surreal content that can emerge from song lyrics. I asked James […]
The fluidity, creativity and playfulness of Jon Burgerman’s doodle art work never ceases to spark an interest in me, with his work appearing on almost everything from shoes to toys to people’s arms.
This post focuses on Jon’s incredible large-scale mural work, with Jon having been kind enough to explain the process and tools behind spilling a healthy portion of his active imagination on the walls of a building.
Betsy Walton’s bright and meticulously crafted paintings have a mysterious quality that make for a very fun viewing experience. I particularly like her way of contrasting organic forms and shapes with man-made objects, products and geometric shapes. From Portland, Oregon, Betsy has always enjoyed making things, it being a steady progression. ‘I followed my interests […]
Raised in Idaho and now living in the Seattle area, Drake Brodahl, also known as ‘Pumml’ is an illustrator with a fun painting style I wanted to mention, with a close look into his tools and work processes. His work is influenced by an interest in comics and animation, like that of Hanna Barbera, the […]