Tributes to the Inspirational David Bowie in Illustration

The world said farewell to an incomparable creative inspiration and cultural icon as David Bowie exited the stage this week. The subsequent outpouring of love and positivity that followed is a comforting reminder of how one person’s artistry can influence and resonate with so many.

We’ve gathered together just a few of the innumerable tributes and Bowie-spired images from the illustration community that pay homage to this master innovator.

Print

Above illustration © Keith Negley

cristinapolop

Above illustration © Cristina Polop

craigkarl

Above illustration © Craig&Karl

joewilson

Above illustration © Joe Wilson

rubenireland

Above illustration © Ruben Ireland

amandalanzone

Above illustration © Amanda S. Lanzone

fraciscogalarraga

Above illustration © Francisco Galarraga

helengreen

Above illustration © Helen Green

heystudio

Above illustration © Hey Studio

jameswilson

Above illustration © James Wilson

Jareth

Above illustration © Philip Dennis

You might also like

  1. Núria Just Creates Event Celebrating Drag and Supporting LGBTI Charity
  2. Catch Up: An Increase in Exhibitions and Shaking Things Up with Scott Balmer
  3. Uplifting Murals and Joyful Typographic Slogans by Matt Joyce
  4. Love and Memory in Åsa Lucander’s Emotional ‘Lost Property’
  5. Exploring Inky Landscapes with Maggie Chiang
  6. Stephan Schmitz Playing with Meaning and Expectation
  7. Eva Bee Creating Engaging Editorial Illustrations on a Very Quick Turnaround
  8. Sarah Tanat-Jones’ Considered Line Work and Selective Brushstrokes
  9. Award-winning and Innovative Animated Projects with Tom Bunker
  10. Architectural Reduction Lino Prints by Dan Howden
  11. Sergiy Maidukov Talks about Time and Materials in his Process
  12. Interview: Tom Gauld and his Shareable Collection, ‘The Snooty Bookshop’.
View All