21 August 2014
Keep an eye out next time you're in Soho for Neal Fox's new sign for The French House pub, celebrating 100 years of the favourite haunt of Francis Bacon, Lucien Freud and Charles De Gaulle alike, it also holds the title of selling more Ricard than anywhere else in the UK. Neal's illustration is "based on Liberty Leading the People by Delacroix but with with added booze, fags and fleurs du mal".
20 August 2014
Brothers in arms illustration duo Brosmind have a retrospective of their work on at centre d'Art la Panera, just outside Barcelona. Wander through the wild, wonderful world of their commercial illustration work alongside personal multidisciplinary projects. Catch them there until September 7th.
19 August 2014
18 August 2014
Stanley Chow AND Richard Wilkinson have both produced portraits for Intelligent Life Magazine's 'Inspiring Innovators' issue. Mother Theresa and James Brown have probably had little in common in the past, they've now thankfully been united under the roof of absolute CIA blog love.
15 August 2014
Gary Neill has been toiling away at animating some of his editorial illustrations into simple but compelling GIFs with a view to them being used in digital and editorial publications and apps. This is illustration taking a bold leap into the digital age. He's set up a blog with a new one being added weekly.
14 August 2014
13 August 2014
After the success of their enormous Commonwealth Games mural, Good Wives and Warriors have taken to the walls again, this time for The Barbican's Ram Fashion Market. Taking influences from Hugeunot textiles of the 17th and 18th centuries and colour palettes of textiles historically produced in the area, they've created a spellbinding blend of local history and alien futuristic botanical illustration.
12 August 2014
Toby and Pete have tried their hands at a spot of horticulture for their latest offering. This design for the book cover of 'The Darkest Part of the Forest' was created by hand with nothing but vegetation and nimble green fingers. Theres also a little time-lapse video on the website of those nimble fingers.
11 August 2014
In the spirit of all things organic and natural, Sarah J Coleman has created this small hand drawn illustration for the luxury skincare brand Kiehl's. You won't get any nasty additives in that bottle and no sneaky photoshop touch ups from Sarah's end either.