AlphabeNt celebrates the beauty of broken, glitched letters

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By Daniel Purvis in New Art on Tuesday 25 June 2013

Enthralled by the colourful, unpredictable and disjointed imperfections of glitch art, Drew Taylor and I created the AlphbabeNt project: we’d break the 26 characters of the Latin alphabet. Tempered with an unfettered belief in the power of print, we published the collection as a book to force the reader to stop and consider the new […]

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Gemma Robinson illustrates for Educause Review magazine

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By Gemma Robinson in New Illustration on Thursday 23 May 2013

US-based Educause Review recently commissioned me to illustrate three stories in their March/April issue. Educause Review is an award-winning magazine which takes a broad look at current developments and trends in information technology and how they may affect colleges and universities.

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New art by Rene Marquez

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By Rene Marquez in New Illustration on Saturday 7 April 2012

Originally impulsed by the instinct, my work is occasionally filtered by the reason. Art is free. No compromises. No prejudices. My work is created through diverse techniques: oil, watercolor, drawing and digital media.

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New illustrations by Darren Hopes

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By Ed Tucker in New Illustration on Wednesday 14 March 2012

There are some lovely and distinctive illustrations going on here; slick without being too polished, suggestive yet direct. Darren Hopes mixes photography, paint and digital techniques to killer effect. He stays busy, too, with a client list as long as your arm.

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Awesome digital art by Greta Poulsen

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By Julie Jackson in New Art on Wednesday 16 March 2011

Digital media artist Greta Poulsen’s latest exhibition, Shift, features a compilation of moving images compressed into one still image. The moving images are from the television series, Dragnet 1967. Photoshop compares each frame and combines the result so that anything that is moving in the frame is manipulated, while everything that stays still remains relatively unchanged.

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Rui Ribeiro

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By Milan Topalovic in New Illustration on Sunday 20 February 2011

Rui Ribeiro is an illustrator with a graphics background, so his technical skill and attention to design can be seen in his work. His works have messages reflecting today’s society, as well as human details, like hair, to infuse his style with highly detailed finishing.

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Everything Ages Fast

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By Andy in New Trends on Saturday 7 August 2010

The Everything Ages Fast campaign for Brazil’s Maximidia Seminars features fake vintage ads for Youtube, Skype and Facebook. It got me thinking about changes in society over the past fifty years or so. Before the world went digital, people read or watched a glittering product promise, or they heard about some new wonder-product from their neighbours. They saw ads, courtesy of clever Mad Man-type folk, and they bought the promise. Then they told people about the promise.

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Matthew Dear’s Black City album totem

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By Andy in New Trends on Thursday 5 August 2010

Our friends at Ghostly International are releasing Matthew Dear’s Black City album as a limited edition ‘totem’. A what? A totem – a limited edition metal bar used to access a private music chamber. Cool!

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