Posts Tagged ‘illustration’
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Cocktail Cards That Pack a Punch

Packing a Punch — Hand-Lettered Letterpress Cocktail Cards Designer Maria Montes is a lifelong learner when it comes to lettering and typography. Splitting her time between Barcelona and Melbourne, she works on custom lettering projects, illustrations, and type design, and once a year travels to the remote village of Cabanabona (about 75 miles from Barcelona) ...

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Drawing From A Life in Fashion

Many young women are caught up in fashion and trends, but it’s usually aspirational—a garment they hope to acquire or a style they can pull off as well as the model. Illustrator Laura Laine, based in Helsinki, is a bit different. She actually worked as a model, but her interest in fashion was less about ready-to-wear and more about ready-to-draw.

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From Vacation to Vocation: They Draw, Cook, Travel, Share

“They Draw and Cook” “They Draw and Travel” Love of Illustration, Food, and Sharing  Unites Illustrators Around the World It started in 2010 with a crate of figs, some fetuccine, butter and balsamic vinegar.  The next thing they knew, they had spawned a community of food and illustrations around the word. Salli S. Swindell and her […]

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Design Camp: Paula Scher and Eric Madsen Inspire

Apparently the “Walleye” is Minnesota’s state fish. There’s even a painting of one hanging in my cabin here at Design Camp. Hence I sketched a rough Walleye to signify Day 1 of AIGA Minnesota’s wonderful design conference. (Not sure I was really even aware of the whole “State Fish” thing. I have heard that Minnesota’s ...

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Roh Rises Rapidly Being Real: Go Jungyeon!

♥♥Some People Make Their Own Lucky-Luck: Jungyeon Roh♥♥ ♥♥There’s a little saying at the end of illustrator Jungyeon Roh’s email signature that reads, “I want to be a genuine, humble, and pure artist.” It’s even book ended by two little hearts. In other words, it’s the kind of thing the Internet loves to rip apart […]

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Jessica Hische: Wise Beyond Her Years

No one gives you anything. Jessica Hische’s path is marked by hard work and a gift for friendship and experimentation. And she is on a roll. Since leaving Louise Fili Ltd in 2009 to pursue her own artistic vision, her garden has grown abundant. She is a young woman with an old school attitude—proof that there are no substitutes for hard work and smart friends. ...

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Q&A With Von Glitschka

Neenah's Against the Grain blogger in chief is always looking for interesting people doing interesting work. Von Glitschka is one such person. In fact, he is so prolific that he might actually be two such persons. We asked Von once about his name. The answer was beautiful and profoundly moving. But why don't you contact him, introduce yourself and ask him yourself. ...

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