Archive for the ‘Inspiration’ Category

Been doing some research into linocut printing as I have to produce one as part of my media and techniques module. Found some cool artists that I wanted to share. Sherrie Yorke I really like the sketchy, textured style and the feeling of movement you get from this piece.  Check out more of Sherrie’s work […]


Chris Wahl

10Apr10

Just randomly surfing the net for inspiration/research I came across a cool artist I wanted to share, or in the likely event that no-one’s reading this, preserve here for my own future reference. I love his style and, though seems he does a wide range of work, what I like most are his portraits/caricatures. Check out […]


*lightbulb*

07Apr10

Don’t you just love those moments of random inspiration? Sitting here at 11:30pm I decided to indulge in some drawing ‘just for fun’ as I’ve been so bogged down with uni work lately. Not that uni work isn’t fun of course…*cough* It’s just that I feel guilty spending time on something so self-indulgent when I […]


The next lecture I attended was given by freelance illustrator extraordinaire, Jonathan Edwards. Check out his website here: http://jonathan-e.com Jonathan talked us through a slideshow of his work and career, which was a really interesting insight into the life of a freelance illustrator-  just seeing the breadth of companies he has created images for was a real […]


New day, new inspirations. The first lecture on the Wednesday was given by Alex Willmore and Lauren Sharpe, the collaborative force behind the upcoming graphic novel, Kronos City. You can find their joint blog here: http://alexandlaurencomics.blogspot.com    Alex draws the lineart, while Lauren is the colourist. In a world where increasingly it seems illustrators must be a […]


Being creative types I’m sure most of you probably already know that the game we have all been waiting for, FF13, is out today! I’m sitting here staring at my shiny new collector’s edition as I type. Sadly, I have made a bet/promise of sorts to a friend that I won’t play it until he […]


…Okay, so technically it was last week, but I took soooo many notes that the task of writing it up seemed rather daunting. I’m going to split the entries into the separate lectures to make it more reader friendly. :) The first lecture I attended on the Tuesday morning was given by Abi Whitehouse, who […]