Art

Meet Cristian Grossi: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

The beautiful and alluring Ver Sacrum by Cristian Grossi was inspired by a night spent in hospital. Available as a gorgeous huge fine art gold leaf print and also featured in my 10th anniversary book.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Amelias_magazine_TWWDNU_Cristian_Grossi_ver_sacrum
Cristian Grossi lives in Italy, where he works on a plethora of art, design and fashion projects. He studied computer science and his bold graphic style is influenced by modernism, art nouveau, a love of nature and magical folk stories. Ver Sacrum was inspired by a night spent in hospital, when Cristian began to relate the behaviour of the human body to the Turing Machine. He imagined two demiurges implanting apparatus to combine with body parts, the unknown becoming part of the known in our flesh.

cristian-grossi-ver-sacrum-zoom
Your image was inspired by a night spent in hospital, how has its creation helped you heal?
About a month ago I was in the hospital, my dad had very delicate surgery. I thought about how fallacious the body is, and the perfection of the mathematical modeling of the inorganic systems that I studied at the university. Take for example the Turing Machine, it's complete. My… read more

Recent Articles

Amelias_magazine_TWWDNU_Grande_Dame thb

Meet Grande Dame: Special Guest Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Tiff McGinnis is Grande Dame: she appeared in the first ever issue of Amelia's Magazine ten years ago so it's only fitting that she has produced an amazing one off piece of artwork to celebrate my 10th anniversary. Read on to find out about Saint Agatha.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tiff McGinnis, aka Grande Dame, is a highly collectible multi-disciplinary artist who is currently hosting My Voodoo On You, a spectacular solo show at the Ink_D gallery in Brighton. I […]

Yoko_Furusho_japanese lady-thb

Meet Yoko Furusho: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Yoko Furusho is a super talented New York based Japanese illustrator. Her work for my 10th anniversary book is inspired by ideas of the afterlife, and is available as a super limited gold leaf print NOW.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Yoko Furusho is a Japanese illustrator based in New York, and was featured in my first book, Amelia’s Anthology of Illustration. Since then she has worked with a long list […]

Liv_Bargman_dark_matter thb

Meet Liv Bargman: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Illustrator Liv Bargman has created Dark Matter inspired artwork for my 10th anniversary book and it is also available as a limited edition print. She is hugely inspired by science, and here explains a few concepts that will boggle your mind...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Liv Bargman was featured in my first book, Amelia’s Anthology of Illustration. She is drawn like a proton to scientific ideas and theories, which she tries to untangle with felt […]

WinterBirdsbyCarlyWatts thb

Meet Carly Watts: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Carly Watts is a self taught illustrator based in Sheffield. Her whimsical contribution to my 10th anniversary limited edition book is called The Golden Rabbit and is based on an ancient folk tale.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Carly Watts is a Sheffield based illustrator who is inspired by all things cute and whimsical. Her work starts life as a simple sketch before being digitally coloured using a […]

Kickstarter thb

People of Print present Print Isn’t Dead Element #002: Kickstarter Campaign

People of Print celebrate the gorgeous possibilities of ink on paper in Print Isn't Dead, funding now on Kickstarter.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A few months back People of Print sent me a copy of their inaugural magazine, a beautiful beast detailing the very best of print in luxurious tactile printed form (of […]

Amelias_Magazine_TWWDNU_Lindsay_Lombard_thb

Meet Lindsay Lombard: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

The healing power of crystals influenced artist Lindsay Lombard: find her work in my 10th anniversary book and also as a beautiful fine art print with gold leaf highlights.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lindsay Lombard uses graphite pencils to create delicate illustrations; she then scans her drawings and applies coloured digital elements. Crystals was inspired by the power of crystals. ‘I wanted to develop […]

K Soderquist - The Magicians Assistant thb

Meet Karin Soderquist: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Swedish illustrator Karin Soderquist studied in London before returning to Stockholm. She contributes the fabulous and enigmatic The Magician's Assistant to my 10th anniversary artists' book. Find out more here...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Karin Soderquist studied at Camberwell College of Art and first captured my attention at her 2011 graduate show. She is currently based in Stockholm, Sweden, has contributed to numerous exhibitions […]

Laura Wilson-2cute 2carethb

Meet Laura Wilson: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Artist Laura Wilson has an awesome attitude to art and life. Her brilliant Fortuna illustration is featured in my 10th anniversary book and is also available as a gold leaf print.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Laura Wilson is a recent graduate who runs a collaborative creative blog and illustrates for online feminist magazine Bitchtopia. She has a deep interest in neo-Paganism and ancient symbols of […]

Mateusz Napieralski1thb

Meet Mateusz Napieralski: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Meet Mateusz Napieralski, also know as Gust of Wind. His Tribal Cumulus artwork is a whirling world of magic, featured in my 10th anniversary book and available as a limited edition gold leaf print.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mateusz Napieralski (also known as Gust of Wind) works from a studio in London, where he explores the relationship between the handmade and the digital. Tribal Cumulus explores the unknown […]

Amelias_magazine_TWWDNU_Parris_Wakefield_order_outof_chaos thb

Meet Parris Wakefield: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Order from Chaos is the enigmatic fine art print design by design duo Parris Wakefield, featuring geometric shapes inspired by mathematical patterns.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sarah Parris has a background in environmental science and is one half of interiors design duo Parris Wakefield, who create colourful graphic textiles that I first fell in love with […]

Katie_Ponder-Rite-of-Spring---growth thb

Meet Katie Ponder: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Katie Ponder is a recent graduate of Falmouth University who has created The Weather Witches, a wonderful image inspired by tarot and the changing of seasons. Available as a beautiful limited edition gold leaf print!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Katie Ponder graduated from Falmouth University and was one of my favourite new illustrators discovered at New Designers this year. She was the winner of the 2014 AOI book category […]

Niall Grant Sleeping Fox thb

Meet Niall Grant: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Illustrator Niall Grant created the beautiful Mater Gaia artwork for my 10th anniversary artists' book, funding now on Kickstarter. Here he describes his work process and influences.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Niall Grant works between studios in Norwich and London, creating fine prints that are inspired by traditional European illustration. He has worked for a diverse range of clients and showed […]

Lyra by daria hlazatova thb

Meet Daria Hlazatova: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

The Empress by Daria Hlazatova was made for my 10th anniversary limited edition book, and is also available as beautiful large scale print with real gold leaf.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Daria Hlazatova is a Ukraine based artist who has contributed to Amelia’s Magazine for many years. Her wonderful hand drawn pen and ink artworks are full of beautiful detail, creating […]

Cat_2_Lorna_Scobie thb

Meet Lorna Scobie: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

Lorna Scobie illustrated Black Cats for her contribution to my 10th anniversary limited edition artists' book... prepare to be bewitched.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lorna Scobie has contributed to Amelia’s Magazine for many years. She was one of my top picks at her graduate show in 2012, and since then she has designed for […]

Hidden-Folk-by-Emma-Farrarons thb

Meet Emma Farrarons: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

The lovely Emma Farrarons has work featured in my upcoming 10th anniversary limited edition book, and Moon Rabbit is available as a beautiful limited edition print featuring gorgeous gold leaf ONLY on my Kickstarter campaign.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Emma Farrarons is a children’s book designer who recently returned to illustration when she began contributing to Amelia’s Magazine. Since then she has hosted a solo exhibition called Hidden Folk […]

strawberry by essi kimpimaki thb

Meet Essi Kimpimäki: Featured Artist from That Which We Do Not Understand

An interview with Finnish artist Essi Kimpimäki, whose work is featured in my upcoming 10th anniversary limited edition book. Her stunning Shamaness illustration is also available as a large limited edition print featuring real gold leaf.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Essi Kimpimäki is a Finish illustrator who will be featured in my upcoming 10th anniversary limited edition artists’ book, That Which We Do Not Understand. You can also buy her […]

PygmyCloud-plush-making thb

Pygmy Cloud Christmas Video: How do you make Grumpy Pygmy Bear smile?

Check out our exclusive introduction to the lovely Pygmy Cloud Christmas video, including behind the scenes photos!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pygmy Cloud makes plush toys, stationery & home accessories for children and adults alike. The brand is run by design duo Diana Stainton and Dave Smith, who make their hand-crafted […]

owengildersleeve_papercut_cover-thb

Papercut: An interview with Owen Gildersleeve

An interview with the author of Papercut - a must read design book for anyone interested in the art of paper.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustrator Owen Gildersleeve is the author of Papercut, a sumptuous book published this summer by Rockport, which traces the careers and techniques of 25 inspiring artists working with paper in […]

Amelias Magazine TWWDNU Kickstarter twitter

Amelia’s Magazine 10th Anniversary Kickstarter Campaign: That Which We Do Not Understand

Amelia’s Magazine is 10 years old this year, and to celebrate I’m going back into a print! Read on to find out how you can be a part of my project and get your hands on the limited edition book and fine art prints...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Amelia’s Magazine is 10 years old this year, and to celebrate I’m going back into a print! I’m producing a limited edition gold foiled artists’ book and an exclusive series […]