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Posts Tagged ‘illustrator’

An interview with Johan Lindström: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

I discovered the distinctive art of Swedish illustrator Johan Lindström on instagram and am very happy he took me up on the offer to participate in my open brief. Here he explains more about why he loves illustration, why he tries to draw mens' emotions, and what being a father means to him. Love love!

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Swedish illustrator Johan Lindström is a multi-talented father of three who trained in animation but also draws, knits and sews. For Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion he was inspired by varied modes of transport to create a fantastical road full of people from all walks of life.

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I believe you only came to illustration relatively recently - why only now and what were you doing beforehand?
I´ve always done creative things like drawing, painting, knitting and sewing, and when I was little I wanted to be a fine artist. But during art school I discovered computer graphics and wanted to learn more so I went to a 3D graphics program at the university… read more

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Stick of Rock mugs: An interview with product designer Lydia Leith

Designer Lydia Leith introduces her new Stick of Rock mug range: an engaging take on everyone's favourite seaside candy!

Written by Amelia Gregory

The striking designs of product designer Lydia Leith first caught my attention at Bust Craftacular a few years back so I was delighted when she got in touch to tell […]

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An interview with illustrator David Doran

Be inspired by the wonderful world of talented illustrator David Doran, a recent graduate of Falmouth University.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustrator David Doran is a recent graduate of Falmouth University and was one of the standout graduate illustrators discovered at the 2014 shows (read more in my New Blood review)… […]

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An interview with illustrator, textile designer and author Jane Foster

We find out more about multi-tasking Devon based creative Jane Foster, currently involved in multiple projects, including creating handmade items to celebrate Miffy's 60th Birthday!

Written by Greg McIndoe

Jane Foster is an illustrator, textile designer and author based in Devon. She and her husband run a studio in which she designs, prints and sells a range of products […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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An Interview with Illustrator Tom Clohosy Cole

The super talented illustrator Tom Clohosy Cole graduated from Kingston University in 2011, and has since built an impressive portfolio of clients. Find out more about his career and inspiration in this exclusive interview.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Financial Times editorial. Since I discovered the unique and wonderful work of Tom Clohosy Cole at his Kingston University graduate show in 2011 his career has unsurprisingly gone from strength […]

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An Interview with Illustrator Tom Hughes

Dark and comic Illustrator Tom Hughes draws the world in all of its glorious, ugly wonder

Written by Jessica Cook

Tom Hughes, aka Hyoos, is an Illustrator and Designer whose favourite word is ‘blimp’. Studying Animation at Falmouth, he’s currently working on some great projects, including cover art for Music […]

An interview with illustrator Katrine Brosnan

Illustrator Katrine Brosnan is the talent behind the Tricolore album artwork for alternative girlband Haiku Salut, recently profiled on these pages. Here she talks about the process.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tricolore by Haiku Salut. Design by Katrine Brosnan. Illustrator Katrine Brosnan first came to my attention as the designer of the wonderful Tricolore album artwork: she then contributed another exclusive […]

An Interview with Ukrainian Illustrator Daria Hlazatova

Self taught Ukrainian illustrator Daria Hlazatova has long been an Amelia's Magazine favourite: here she describes her work and talks about new zine project, Nosorog.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Daria Hlazatova – Oceania. Ukrainian illustrator Daria Hlazatova has been creating stunning illustrations for Amelia’s Magazine for several years now. I caught up with her to find out about her […]

Christmas Gift Ideas 2012: Cushions!

Artists and illustrators have been busy creating a huge array of beautiful cushions for your home: and they are easily available to buy online. Find something for everyone on your Christmas list in my top selection here.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pictor cushion in super soft faux suede by William Branton for Ohh Deer. Over the next few weeks I’ll be blogging all my best suggestions for a range of gifts, […]

An Interview with Fashion Blogger turned Fashion Designer Coco Fennell

Blogger and fashion designer Coco Fennell creates beautiful dresses in collaboration with illustrator (and former Amelia's Magazine contributor) Jenn Pitchers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kiss Me Coco Fennell by Jade Boylan. I discovered via good old Facebook that my talented ex intern Jenn Pitchers has been creating bespoke print designs for gorgeous curvaceous dresses […]