Farewell to Stan Lee.
Illustration is a tree -no pun intended- with hundreds of beautiful branches. Today we’re going to discover the world of botanical illustration. I want to introduce this topic with an illustration by Rosie Sanders I think really sums up the topic: scientific accuracy together with a fresh, modern realistic style. What I find most fascinating about it […]
“I grew up in Suffolk where the skies are vast and the land is low and flat. My grandad was an architect and he taught me the rudiments of technical drawing when I was 9. He made me a drawing board and a T square, and showed me how to sharpen a pencil with a […]
Delicate drawings for a delicate story. Anja Susanj, young illustrator from Croatia that loves to dabble with the peculiar and odd, meets the poetic novel City by Italian author Alessandro Baricco. The result is a series of graphite illustrations that give shape to the whimsical world of Gould, a child genius and lost boy. The illustrations are my […]
A cheerful world, full of color and motion; a world where you can daydream remembering your childhood. This is what Quentin Blake has done for years bringing visually to life Roald Dahl‘s children books. All us grown-up that read these novels could clearly remember his imaginative depictions of the characters, his unique cartoonish style. Pen-nib and watercolour […]
5 tragedies by Shakespeare, retold by Bruno Blume and lavishly illustrated by 5 artists (Susanne Janssen, Anke Feuchtenberger, Jacky Gleich, Pascale Küng, Alice Wellinger). The focus of the narrative and artistic reinterpretation is the role of women in Shakespeare’s works. Here we can admire the reinterpretation of Othello by Alice Wellinger. A series of paintings, as delicate in […]