Category Archives: illustration

Diego Marmolego

Diego Marmolego is a Spanish illustrator, based in Barcelona, whose work is an intricate jumble of blocky forms and bright colours.  Some of the shapes in his compositions remind me of the abstract forms of cubist painters. “Before drawing I … Continue reading

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The Swimmers

Spanish illustrator Carla Fuentes , a.k.a littleisdrawing, collaborated with fashion designer Barbara Torrijos to created a collection of limited edition t-shirts and blouses. The collection, titled The Swimmers, features soft-hued imagery of hot summer days…figures basking in the sun, swimming, … Continue reading

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Jem Magbanua

Jem Magbanua is an illustrator from Philippines. She now lives in Singapore, where she creates delicate drawings that take inspiration from her personal life and interests – this gives her work a sense of intimacy and nostalgic contemplation.

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Miscellany

It’s been awhile since I did a miscellany post and it’s also a great opportunity to clear through the things I bookmarked for the blog.  Win-win. I hope you find it interesting. An old but great editorial shoot from 2012 titled … Continue reading

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Damien Florebert Cuypers

The loose and playful technique Damien Florebert Cuypers employs in the creation of his wonderful fashion illustrations is envy-inducing. I can vouch for this as someone who struggles to loosen up their own drawing style (I blame my OCD tendencies). … Continue reading

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Hello 2014

Happy New Year! Please excuse the belatedness of the greeting, I took some time away from this blog to refresh and recuperate. I hope you all had a good festive season. It is good to be back.For those of you who … Continue reading

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Kirsten Sims

Discovering a talented creative from South Africa always makes me happy and proud of the wealth of artists, illustrators and designers our country is generating. Kirsten Sims is one of my recent discoveries and she is awesome. Kirsten is an gifted … Continue reading

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Miscellany

I’m trying to get around to making a few gift guides for the festive season, but I fear I may run out of time. So to tide you over, here is a miscellany of nice things. I hope you like … Continue reading

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Emi Ueoka

Emi Ueoka is a Japanese illustrator who is currently based in Melbourne, Australia. She got her start as a editorial designer in Tokyo, before moving into creating illustrations for Bloomberg NY and Nieve books, as well as her own self-initiated … Continue reading

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Cachetejack

Cachetejack is the pseudonym for the illustration duo Nuria Bellver and Raquel Fanjul – two Spanish creatives based in London. “Their illustration universe is full of colours, energy, humour and irony. The hand drawn work of Cachetejack takes a fresh … Continue reading

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