Although still working his way through his studies, third-year Illustration student Michael Driver’s work is already super polished. He has a confident style that employs a playful and inventive use of materials to keep each image fun and engaging.
As he goes on to describe in more detail below, Michael is always on the look out for new found textures to contribute to his arsenal of mixed media. The experimental way he works with his materials keeps his style developing between designs, while his eye for interesting forms ties it all together.
It’s great to see new talent making a mark even before graduating, so we’ll be very keen to see where he takes his work from here. He tells us more.
I am a Nottingham born, London-based illustrator and designer and member of Puck Collective. I am currently in my third year at Kingston University studying Illustration and Animation. I have a great interest in mid-century design, collector toys and gig posters.
My work is a marriage of both analogue and digital techniques that rely heavily on textures created in print some of which are made by myself and others which I have found whilst sifting through draws of discarded prints at my university print rooms.
My work is constantly developing through rigorous
© Michael Driver, 2015