Ben Phe / Manet

Ben Phe

i looooooooooove the work of illustrator Benjamin Evenett aka ben phe. he has done some wonderful reworks of classics pieces by Manet, Renoir, Bonnard, Lautrec & Matisse… i just really dig his style, his imagery puts a smile on my face. be sure to check out his website and his tumblr…

Fumi Koike

Fumi Koike is an illustrator & designer from Fukuoka, Japan. i was first drawn to her work because of her wonderful illustrations of food – wouldn’t it be cool to capture every plate you eat in this way? she has a great way of using colour and texture to make her beautifully simple…

The Missed Connections of Sophie Blackall

i watched this Etsy interview with illustrator Sophie Blackall over a cup of coffee this morning and it left me feeling so incredibly happy and warm. she has such a wonderfully inviting and serene way of talking about her work… “i like drawing animals, but i’m ashamed to say i almost…

Illustration Station

someone emailed me the other day asking what happened to my illustration section. i decided to group illustrations under art when i did the blog’s redesign – but you can still browse the illustration tag if you like. which reminds me, i have been seeing some great stuff around lately.…

Wil Freeborn

i will always remember my illustration lecturer at university telling us repeatedly that the best illustrators and comic book artists always had their sketchbook with them, and were always drawing. any spare moment was spent observing, sketching and perfecting their craft. that is of course completely true and a philosophy…

adam simpson & the baftas

i don’t know how i hadn’t seen these until now. adam simpson was commissioned to do an interpretation of the five best film nominees for the brochure artwork of this year’s BAFTAS (which was on 13 february) – um, WOW!

Fumio Watanabe

you know, i swear a LOT in real life. i first spotted Fumio Watanabe’s work on Kistina’s tumblr, and when i clicked through to his portfolio i actually said, out loud, “fucking hell.” i try to keep things clean on the blog because i know a lot of people don’t appreciate…

paul x. johnson

paul x. johnson is a freelance illustrator who lives by the sea and likes to drink tea all images by paul x. johnson

jamie mills

jamie mills is an illustrator from the UK. i like his bears + trees. he has a shop, too.

bett norris

bett norris is an illustrator from england. here she has illustrated the personal keepsakes & possessions of frida kahlo, syliva plath and edith piaf respectively – for an exhibition entitled treasure.