Interview: Chris Sickels / Red Nose Studio
Chris Sickels, the creative force behind Red Nose Studio, creates an eccentric world we’d all like to visit. Red Nose Studio’s illustrations appear in advertising, magazines, books, newspapers, packaging, character development and animation. His work has been honored by virtually every award institution or annual and has been featured in HOW, Print, Creativity, Communication Arts and 3×3...
Illustrator Lucy Boden
Lucy Boden is a freelance illustrator living and working in Gloucestershire, England. She grew up in Cirencester, a small town in the Cotswolds, and her work has been heavily influenced by the surrounding countryside and the animals that live there. Lucy studied BA (Hons) Illustration at University College Falmouth and graduated in June 2009. Her medium of choice is gouache, which she uses to...
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Interview with CHRIS GARBUTT
Since leaving art school in 1998 Chris has peddled his wares in the fields of Animation, Illustration and Comics in London, Paris and Los Angeles. Working on such animated projects as the Gorillaz, Robotboy, the Amazing World of Gumball, the Fairly Odd Parents, Fosters Home for Imaginary Friends and Stressed Eric, enjoying roles from design, storyboarding and art directing. More recently he has...
Interview with illustrator Victoria Semykina
Victoria Semykina was born and grew up in Moscow where she studied painting for six years at the Art Institute under Sourikov. Victoria is fond of travelling around the world and is currently living in sunny Bologna, Italy. However, during the wintertime she misses the snow of her homeland. During the last six years, she has been active as an illustrator. Among her most recent accomplishments...
Stockholm artist INGELA P ARRHENIUS
Ingela P Arrhenius work as a freelance illustrator based in Stockholm . In addition to her advertising and magazine commissions, she has illustrated children’s book, designed several stamp editions and patterns for products such as children’s clothing, fabrics and stationery. She lives south of Stockholm with husband, two sons and a dog. More about INGELA P...
Interview with illustrator JOSIE PORTILLO
Josie was born, raised, and currently resides in Los Angeles where she works as a freelance illustration artist. She graduated Art center College of Design in 2009, where she majored in Illustration with a focus in Entertainment Arts. What inspires you? The things that inspire me the most are music, traveling, nature, 1950′s animation and memories. Favorite things in life? My favorite...
Interview: Kira Shaimanova
New and upcoming three-dimensional illustrator, Kira Shaimanova, is a recent graduate of OCAD University. She discovered her unique sculptural style after taking a month long doll making class. Shaimanova has since continued creating more whimsical characters and eventually added sets and photographed them to make each piece come together. Shaimanova is optimistic about her future prospects and...
Interview with illustrator Nikko Barber
Nikko Barber has been described as having “his own niche of rich, earthy tones and folk art characteristics”. He’s happy with that description. After completing a degree in Illustration, Nikko spent several years travelling around Europe, living in various squats, abandoned villages, vans, and an allotment shed. Yearning to get back in the studio, he has recently settled down to focus on...
Interview with Christopher Corr
Christopher Corr was born and grew up in in Camden Town, London. He studied graphics in Manchester and illustration at the Royal College in London for a total of 7 years. This was followed by a period of travel and painting across the globe. He has made stamps for The Royal Mail in London and the UN in NYC, made books and cards for Unicef in Geneva, painted for Qantas in Sydney and made a poster...
Interview with artist Becca Stadtlander
Becca Stadtlander was born and raised in the lovely state of Kentucky. She currently lives above an ice cream shop where she delights in her work as a freelance illustrator. She attended the Maryland Institute College of Art and graduated with a BFA in Illustration. Some of her clients include O- The Oprah Magazine, Little Otsu, Yeti, Brown Publishing, AnnaLemma Magazine, Cloudberry Records,...
Interview with illustrator Tor Freeman
Tor Freeman has been illustrating children’s books since graduating university in 1999. She was born in London but lived for five years in California as a child, and has spent time in her mother’s home country of South Africa. Her books have been published by Macmillan, Brubaker, Ford & Friends and Walker Books among others. She has also taught on an illustration degree, was a school art...
Interview: Mark Ward
Mark Ward is a graphic artist based in South London and working internationally. Mark’s work mixes surreal elements inspired by Americana with the everyday, encouraging the viewer to see things differently and look twice at their surroundings. A graduate of Central St. Martins, he works across fashion, magazine covers, editorial and installations, delivering strong concepts and bold visuals to a...
Interview with Jeff Meadows
Jeff Meadows was born and raised in Richmond, California and has been skateboarding and creating art since he was young. He first exposed his art on the city streets, and later studied digital arts and animation. For the past five years, he has been showing his art throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, and around the country. Jeff gets his inspiration from retro illustration, hand-painted signs,...
Interview with Mario Kolaric
Dark woods, burning souls and alchemical symbols creates elusive worlds that Mario uses to speak about micro-macro relations through which he sees the world around, and in him. Mario is a visual artist and an illustrator from Croatia. His illustrations are narrative reflections of his abstract work in drawing. More important – what we see in his illustrations is the atmosphere that emerges between...
Interview with CARIN BERGER
Carin Berger started her career in graphic design, working at first at Pentagram in London and eventually shifting into book jacket design. She has designed book covers for all of the major publishers. Her first picture book, Not so True Stories and Unreasonable Rhymes, was published by Chronicle Books in 2004 and she has been writing and illustrating picture books ever since. She was awarded...
Interview with Illustrator Curt Merlo
Curt Merlo is a self-taught illustrator residing in Southern California. Curt attended the University of California Irvine on a Water polo scholarship were he studied Fine Art painting and drawing. After graduating from UCI, Curt went on to work as a graphic designer for several years where he learned the principals of design and how to use Photoshop. Realizing his real passion is in art, he...
Interview with GLENN JONES
Glenn Jones is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator based in Auckland, New Zealand. He has worked in the design industry for over 17 years focusing on packaging, corporate identity and illustration. After success designing tees on Threadless.com he’s concentrating on his own range of T-shirts at GLENNZ TEES How did you get into illustration? Always liked drawing from when I was...
Interview with illustrator Jill McDonald
Jill McDonald is rapidly becoming nationally recognized as an extremely talented young designer with a colorful, whimsical style that’s fresh, fun and unique. What is your typical day like? Wake up at 5:20, head to the gym- Yes, the gym! it de-stresses me. I can be pretty high strung. Come back home have breakfast & coffee with my husband Antonio & son Luca. Head to work at 8:00 am....
Interview with Sol Linero
Sol Linero was born in San Miguel del Monte, a colorful town about 50 miles from Buenos Aires where she spent many summers drawing. She later moved to Buenos Aires to study Graphic Design, the career that led her into the motion graphics world and later to illustration. After her studies, Sol moved to the United States to work for MTV Latin America. There she discovered her fascination for...
Artist Interview: Pieter Van Eenoge
Pieter Van Eenoge was born in 1976 in Bruges, Belgium, but did spent his childhood in Cologne, Germany. In 1999 he graduated from the Sint-Lucas school for Arts and Science in Ghent and started as an independent illustrator a year later. Since then he has made illustrations for magazines, editors, theatre, posters and advertising and took part in numerous exhibitions. In 2011 he published his...
Interview with Denny Khurniawan
Born in Surabaya, Indonesia, Denny took an interest in drawing at an early age and is currently pursuing a degree in Illustration at the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA. How did you get into illustration? I knew I loved creating something on paper from the moment I drew cartoons as a way of answering questions on my math test in first grade. And today I am glad to be drawing most of...
Woodcuts by ROMAN KLONEK
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