All the latest from the Central Illustration Agency
25 July 2016
22 July 2016
21 July 2016
Slash fiction - a branch of fan fiction that imgine straight heroes getting together - is strangely popular amongst straight women. In an insightful article for The Economist, Helen Joyce examines the light it sheds on female sexuality. Stanley Chow and his ubiquitous portait style imagines these scenes for us. Awesome.
20 July 2016
Charlotte Day has been practising her seasonal styles of illo in her contemporary botanical style. Her delicate illustrations span the worlds of publishing, packaging and advertising alike. If this cosy card doesn't evoke those nostalgic autumnal feeling, I don't know what will! We don't want to be getting cosy by fires just yet mind...
See her fulll set on her folio.
19 July 2016
Kristy Kay has been sending us updates of her travels in her fluid and playful i-Pad imagery. This enticing set of illustrations are working harmoniously as an advertisment to buy a plane ticket. Somehwere hot with a nice sea breeze, I want a continental breakfast please!
18 July 2016
CIA's very own Brian Grimwood is set to exhibit at the OXO in the restaurant space, opening July 19th. Grimwood was also one of the first illustrators to embrace digital media and it's potential for new avenues of work and this is what we'll see in his 'future paintings'. Brian has long been working with Photoshop & Illustrator, and more recently the iPad, which will be prominent in this new body of worl. So book a table, and drink it up!
15 July 2016
'YOU GOTTA RIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT TO F%@K UP'
We give you Simon Spilsbury's latest illustration for a feature in Playboy Magazine outlining how we must stop using the mistakes of individuals as an excuse to judge entire groups. Spilsbury's expressive work is so engaging, it sets the perfect tone for the immersive and pretty frantic poilitics we are witnessing, in UK and USA. Discuss!
14 July 2016
13 July 2016
The botanical wonder Charlotte Day requires your courteous 'click' as a contestant who was asked to create a unique artwork for this particular card. 537 artists from 67 different countries, the best 54 will feature in a new Playing Arts Special Edition deck. What an exciting game of cards that will be! Vote Charlotte, 'cos she's a dream and she's on our team.
11 July 2016
We love it when we get email updates that are full of punch! There's some serious drama in this superman illo by comic genius John Royle. He's not just funny, he can also draw really great marvel characters.