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The Mighty Pencil

The Mighty Pencil

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Illustration,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 10th 2011
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The Mighty Pencil is a showcase for "the world's most talented, exciting, hard-working and original illustrators working today." Beyond the amazing range of illustrators featured, they recently released their first book, designed by Steve Bonner, which collects some of the best illustrat...

Jessica Hische - Daily Drop Cap

Jessica Hische - Daily Drop Cap

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: May 9th 2011
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Pretty much everything Jessica Hische does is awesome and her daily drop cap project no less so. Running since 2009 and only recently coming to a close with the special guest alphabet (of which Shillington grad, ...

7 minimalistic posters for mental disorders - Patrick Smith

7 minimalistic posters for mental disorders - Patrick Smith

Category: Art, Colour, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: May 9th 2011
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I love these posters by Patrick Smith (originally found via stumbleupon). A simple and effective way of getting across a message. For more of Patrick and his work click here. ...

Jack Holt - Hair Zine

Jack Holt - Hair Zine

Category: Art, Design / Publishing, Illustration,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: May 1st 2011
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I thought this was a cute project by Jack Holt which was up on Illustration Served. The Illustration brief was to make a fan zine about a person who you know or don't know very well but admire in some way - they cannot be famous. Not quite sure who this was about but I r...

Dentsu - Paint Sound Sculptures

Dentsu - Paint Sound Sculptures

Category: Advertising, Animation / Motion Graphics, Colour, Designers/Studios, Photography,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Apr 29th 2011
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I just stumbled across this project by creative studio Dentsu and though it was too beautiful not to share. In it they've teamed up with photographer Linden Lledhill to create this series of paint sculptures using sound. This series was part of a campaign for canon’s pixma ink printer brand. You should certainly take a few moments to watch the cl...

Christopher Gray

Christopher Gray

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Apr 28th 2011
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If you are interested in going it alone, then take note from Manchester/Somewhere in Europe, all rounder Christopher Gray. Running many things from his own illustration label ...

Sketching: The Visual Thinking Power Tool

Sketching: The Visual Thinking Power Tool

Category: Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Apr 28th 2011
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Great article on A List Apart on the importance of sketching to generate good ideas. ...

Vintage Posters for Colour Inspiration

Vintage Posters for Colour Inspiration

Category: Advertising, Colour, Design / Print, Resources / Images,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Apr 27th 2011
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Nice selection of vintage (and vintage-inspired) posters. ...

The Ice Book: Davy and Kristin McGuire

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Apr 27th 2011
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  The Ice Book from Davy and Kristin McGuire on ...

Shillington Graduate Elisha Schnell

Shillington Graduate Elisha Schnell

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Apr 27th 2011
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  Elisha Schnell graduated from Shillington College in May 2010 with an outstandingly unique portfolio. She originally trained as an actress then through an interest in the web beca...