Thursday Talent: Alan Clarke

23 Jun

Thursday Talent: Alan Clarke

Mr. Alan Clarke is an Irish illustrator operating with a very distinct style, reflecting 1800′s figures and narratives involving dark and mysterious characters and theatrics. I first became aware of Alan Clarke after a talk he gave in CIT. His process of illustration is very much an iterative one involving traditional, hand drawn / painted […]

Thursday Talent – Emily Forgot

16 Jun

Thursday Talent – Emily Forgot

Emily Forgot is a London based illustrator with a really unique style. Her work is playful and surreal, it has overtones of vintage design (check out the legs!) and children’s book illustrations from a bygone era (The General). She is an accomplished printmaker and her work often features colourful and imaginative screenprints. Emily also uses […]

Thursday Talent – Chrissie Abbott

9 Jun

Thursday Talent – Chrissie Abbott

Chrissie Abbott is possibly best known by the high profile artwork she developed for the Little Boots album. Besides this beautiful and evocative work, her portfolio is prolific and always captivating.  She’s the queen of psychedelic, well composed collages and has also had some gorgeous forays into hand-drawn type.  Abbott creates fantastical, ethereal landscapes with […]

Thursday Talent – Sol LeWitt

2 Jun

Thursday Talent – Sol LeWitt

Sol LeWitt!! His work is exciting and innovative and still so fresh! He’s one of my all-time favourite artists, someone I often go to for inspiration. His work explores geometry, colour modularity, repetition and organic shapes, it is deceptively simple looking but it takes a genius to produce work that is so immediately iconic! I […]

Thursday Talent: Camellie

26 May

Thursday Talent: Camellie

Camellie is a bristol based illustrator, l love her style! Very “Beano”, but with more of an edge, great humour and some really strange little dudes in there! I want to know all their stories!

Thursday Talent: Chris Dent

19 May

Thursday Talent: Chris Dent

Chris Dent has been on my radar ever since I was doing a bit of research for an architecture based illustration. His pen drawings are amaaaazing, mind-boggling etc. Attention to detail that borders on disorder-like means his city-scapes are incredibly intricate and immersive. Most of the work is black and white, but minimal colour is […]

Thursday Talent: Will Sliney

12 May

Thursday Talent: Will Sliney

Will is an Irish comic book artist based in Cork and New York. He’s currently working on drawing Star Wars and is a founding member of Irish comic book consortium, The Eclectic Micks. The Eclectic Micks, and Will are doing really great work in promoting Irish comic book artists both at home and abroad, and […]

New & Noteworthy May 2011

11 May

New & Noteworthy May 2011

2011 has been a whirlwind of exciting new techniques, tools and technology so far. Here are just a few items which have caught our eye over the last few weeks.

Thursday Talent: Zaha Hadid

5 May

Thursday Talent: Zaha Hadid

Our Thursday Talent this week is the architect, Zaha Hadid. It’s the first time an architect has been featured on the site, and Hadid is pretty much the most inspirational architect around! Hadid is the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize for Architecture in its 26 year history and a ground-breaker in her own […]

Thursday Talent: Sougwen

28 Apr

Thursday Talent: Sougwen

  Sepalcure – Every Day of my Life from sougwen on Vimeo. Sougwen Chung is a Brooklyn based illustrator and designer. Her drawing is really delicate and beautiful and somewhat old-school with definite Eastern influences. Many of the drawings in Sougwen’s online portfolio are executed using traditional methods, her drawing style transcends current trends and […]