I study illustration and graphic design in Nuremberg, Germany. I loved to draw since when I was a child and I started occupying myself intensively with illustration when I started studying four years ago. I’m in love with the combination of handmade things and the possibilities of digital editing.
German illustrator Roman Klonek sucks you right into his topsy-turvy world of smiling cartoons and graphic woodcuts. I particularly enjoy his use of type to create images reminiscent of vintage eastern European ads.
German illustrator Sophia Martineck’s own description of herself as ‘The Sophisticated Pencil Girl’ is actually rather fitting. Colored pencils were always one those materials the professors always tried to steer us illustrators away from, but Martineck has me rethinking all of that. I really enjoy her flat use of the pencils and the subtle texture [...]
German illustrator Lars Henkel has a lot of tricks up his sleeve. In illustration, they generally warn you against tackling more than one ‘signature’ style. Henkel says pfft to that and I’m so glad for it. I’m digging everything, from his haunting, old timey collages, to his detailed ink drawings.
On May 4th, I’ll be part of a 30 person art show that will open in the Cubao District of Manila, Philippines called ‘Heavy Hitterz’. This show will highlight artists from around the world from New Zealand all the way to Germany and back. As part of this show, I’ll be highlighting some of the [...]