Strongly influenced by early golden age animation, comics, advertising and outsider culture, I’m often interested in things that can be positive, happy, fun but at the same time unsettling and slightly sinister. My work at the minute aims to accomplish a variety of things, but first and foremost I produce stuff that I find funny, If I don’t find it a little humorous, then I don’t draw it.
Patrick Kyle is best known for his unconventional narrative work, creating worlds that are somewhere between a delirious hallucination and a sweet dream. The zines he produces, in particular, are a delight. Seemingly working non-stop, he is always trying his hand at something new or experimenting in some way.
Brooklyn-based illustrator Michael Molfetas’ work is a treat to look at, his simple and effective line-work, along with his abstracted characters, make for some really strong imagery. He has a brilliant understanding of colour, which really ties the whole look and feel of his playful illustrations together.
Molfetas has an ongoing project on tumblr where he has been illustrating an apple a day in his own unique character driven style. The resulting images are always fun and witty.
DR.ME is a multi-disciplinary art and design studio based in Manchester and consisting of Ryan Doyle (DR) and Mark Edwards (ME). The work the duo have produced over the past couple of years is wonderful and hypnotizing, always managing to do the unexpected. Taking their projects in directions simply ‘good’ designers fear to tread, not only is […]
A while back, a friend of mine introduced me to the amazing work of Parisian graffiti god, Horfe (sometimes spelt Horfee). His work really is something different in the realms of both graffiti and fine art. It’s striking how much effort he puts into each piece: from quick throw ups to more elaborate work, everything is always a pleasure to look at.