Posts Tagged ‘collage’

Little Playful Art: Illustrator Isher Dhiman introduces her bespoke range of artwork for special occasions

Talking bespoke artwork to celebrate special occasions with Amelia's Magazine contributor Isher Dhiman.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Baby Birth Cards by Little Playful Art

Baby Birth Cards by Little Playful Art.

Alongside producing beautiful fashion illustrations for Amelia's Magazine, illustrator Isher Dhiman has been making gorgeous bespoke artworks for special occasions under the name Little Playful Art. I caught up with her to find out what inspires her and how she creates her commissions, including a special one for Snarfle, who loves all types of transport, below.

Snarfle Birth Keepsake by Little Playful Art

Snarfle Birth Keepsake by Little Playful Art.

Where did the idea of Little Playful Art come… read more

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Pick Me Up 2012 Special: An interview with fashion illustrator Jason Brooks

We caught up with Fashion Illustration legend Jason Brooks at this year's Pick Me Up at Somerset House. As well as being utterly delightful he had some great words of advice for all those aspiring fashion illustrators out there.

Written by Alia Gargum

As a self-proclaimed lover of illustrating and in particular illustrating fashion, I eagerly made my way to this year’s Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair at Somerset House. Pick […]

London Art Fair 2012 Review: Part One

The London Art Fair is very much a mixed bag: loads of not very interesting art interspersed with some real gems... Read on to discover the best new talent and trends, from the likes of TAG Fine Arts, Danielle Arnaud, JaggedArt, Rebecca Hossak and Jealous Gallery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

London Art Fair 2012. Detail of Andrea Mastrovito‘s Gulliver’s Travels. You may remember from my previous blog that the launch of The Catlin Guide for the best graduate artists took […]

Frieze Art Fair 2011 Trends: Spiritual, Tribal and Animist Art

A round up of more trends at Frieze Art Fair 2011 - featuring work by Andra Ursata, Zhang Xiaogang, Isa Genzken, Patrick Jackson, Evgeny Antufiev and David Altmejd. Our spiritual deficit is a worldwide phenomenon.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Next in my round up of Frieze Art Fair 2011 trends: examples of the spiritual, tribal and animist inspired art that dominates the current global art scene. Proof, if ever […]

A Review of ILLUMinations at the Arsenale, Venice Biennale 2011: part two

My second review of highlights from ILLUMinations at the Arsenale includes art by Nicholas Hlobo, Mariana Castillo Deball, Urs Fischer and Monica Bonvicini.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Here’s my second half of a round up of the best art that I found at the ILLUMinations exhibition at the Arsenale, part of the 54th Venice Biennale. Nicholas Hlobo‘s […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Dans La Vie

Japanese print designer Rira Sugawara is Dans La Vie. This was the first time I've seen her clothing collection shown in London, on Sunday 18th September 2011 at Freemasons Hall.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dans La Vie S/S 2012 by Marta Spendowska. On Sunday I attended my first ever Dans La Vie show with very little idea of what to expect, but hey, the […]

Camberwell College of Arts Illustration MA Graduate Show 2011 Review: part two

More lovely work from the Camberwell MA illustration graduates. Including Amelia's Anthology of Illustration contributor Helen Dodsworth, Tuba Yalcinkaya, Suya Zhang and Wei Gan.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Helen Dodsworth. Following on from my first Camberwell MA Illustration review, here’s the rest of the illustration talent that I spotted at this years graduate show. Helen Dodsworth […]

Central Saint Martins MA in Communication Design Graduate Show 2011: Review

I may be nearly two months late with my review of the CSM Communication Design show but there was so much great work that I couldn't let it slide. Meet the likes of Su Kyung Lee, Matt Nicholson, Kanitta Meechubot, Sarah Langford, Gareth Barnett, Carl Partridge and Beth Salter.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Detail from Su Kyung Lee’s The Imaginative Battle. The Central Saint Martins MA in Communication Design graduate show was held earlier this summer in the spacious rooms of the high […]

University of Brighton Illustration Graduate Show 2011 Review: the Collagists

Beautiful illustrations that used a variety of collaged and photomontage techniques: from Jerome Caine Miller, Rosanna Webster, Anieszka Banks, Chihiro Kyozuka, Hyerim Lee, Zoe Austin and Jennifer Bailey.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Rosanna Webster. So much to see at the very professionally laid out Brighton Graphic Design and Illustration Graduate Show at the Rochelle School a few weeks ago. There […]

Free Range at the Truman Brewery: Best of the Rest Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

The best photography at Free Range from Farnham Foto Flux, University of West London, Barking and Dagenham College, New College Swindon and Cleveland College of Art and Design. All in one hefty blog!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Chris Spackman’s Unstill Life. There was so much to see at the Free Range photography shows that I’ve decided to amalgamate the rest or I fear I will never get […]

University of Central Lancashire Ba Hons Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

UCLan is launching the first ever MA in Travel Photography - and on the strength of this showing from Christopher T. Finch, Lizzie Godfrey, Teresa Roberts and Richard Lewis Pryce it should be a bloomin' good course.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Photography by Christopher T. Finch. UCLan, University of Central Lancashire presented a very clear collection of experimental work in their stand alone space as part of Free Range at the […]

Cambridge School of Art Cut Grass BA Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Some of the work from the Cambridge School of Art, part of Anglia Ruskin University. I particularly liked photography by Mary Humphrey, Mark Box and Jessica Gibbon, but there were loads of interesting ideas here.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The invigilators of the Cambridge School of Art show (part of Anglia Ruskin University) were very eager to deliver an explanation for the artwork on display and thrust a lovely […]

Pick Me Up 2011 at Somerset House: a review

The Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair returns to Somerset House for another 10 day run less than a year after 2010's very successful inaugural event. Here's my pick of the crop, and thoughts about the exhibition.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tiger Feet by Paul Blow. Yesterday 2011′s Pick Me Up once again kicked off in the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House. I went along to the opening night to check […]

Francis Alÿs: A Story of Deception at Tate Modern: A Review

A multimedia exhibition that explores the role of the artist as political commentator.

Written by Amelia Gregory

La Ronde by Francis Alÿs Last week Francis Alÿs: A Story of Deception opened at the Tate Modern. In the first room we are faced with the artwork that inspired […]

Spotlight: Sophie Webb

Illustrator Sophie Webb covers all; from Twin Peaks to Edward Cullen.

Written by Amica Lane

Interesting facts about Sophie Webb. – After graduating from Byam Shaw, she went on to work with Damien Hirst amongst others before becoming a freelance illustrator. – She is a […]

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An Interview with Rodrigo Souto

From tattoos to collage, Rodrigo Souto is a talented young artist hailing from Brazil. We sit down to have a chat about art, tattoos and street painting...

Written by Amica Lane

All Images Courtesy of Rodrigo Souto One of my favourite things about collages, is the incorporation of materials from a wealth of different sources to create a finished project; rather […]

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An Interview with Daniel McNaboe

Portraiture Illustration, Bristol

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

I’d like to start the interview with Daniel McNaboe by inquiring into the ideas, views or politics that inspire his illustrations. Daniel is a graduate from the Illustration degree at […]

Art Listings: 13th July – 19th July

Weekly Listings, London

Written by Alice Watson

Dreams of Progress Westminster Reference Library 35 St Martin’s Street London WC2H 7HP Until 18th July Mon – Fri: 10am – 8pm Sat: 10am – 5pm Free admission “The Curated […]

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Femke de Jong

Featured illustrator

Written by Chloe Stead

Femke De Jong’s illustrations are multi-layered and intensively reworked collages, they often explore the seemingly oppositional subjects of man and machine. She kindly agreed to answer a few of our […]

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19th-25th January

Written by Luisa Gerstein

Monday January 19th The link between altered states and creative activity is not a novel one, but altered states is the order of the day for the next few months […]