By Tobias Hall in New Design on Thursday 24 November 2011

After graduating I found myself with a lot of time and not much work. I’d been told that in that scenario, it’s usually a good idea to set yourself a few briefs. So I did. I focused mainly on song lyrics for inspiration and tried to create pieces which reflected the feel of the tune, often including the lyrics themselves in the composition. Looking back now, those pieces of work formed the basis of my current illustration style. I don’t think the importance of self-initiated work should ever be underestimated.

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