We found a guy who can draw and paint just about anything he sees

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Friday 12 December 2014

While a lot of people have taken to cameras and smartphones to document their travels, Singapore-based artist Cherngzhi Lian takes out his pencils and watercolours to remember the sights and sounds of places. Cherngzhi ‘thinks of his artworks as a study of the world and humanity and uses it as a tool to comprehend the human […]

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Beautiful hand-drawn illustration by Daniel Mackie

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By Daniel in New Illustration on Friday 15 July 2011

After more than ten years using Photoshop, illustrator Daniel Mackie has abandonned it in favor of pencil and watercolour. Recently winning Best in Book in the Creative Review Illustration Annual 2011, judge Kuchar Swara said: ‘I was really impressed with the level of detail and attention to the figure and its distortions of scale’. All of Mackie’s illustrations are now hand-drawn and painted on 300gsm Saunders watercolour paper.

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Laura Wesson

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By Laura in New Illustration on Wednesday 6 July 2011

Laura Wesson is a British illustrator. In 2008, she graduated from the University of Westminster, London, with a degree in Illustration and now lives and works in Australia where her love for all things fashion fuels and inspires her designs.

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Andrea Heimer

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By Michelle Wilding in New Illustration on Thursday 7 January 2010

Fight, the latest series by American illustrator Andrea Heimer makes you want to go head-to-head, alright. The show features paintings of fighting: whether the subject be horses, foxes, bears or men boxing Eye of the Tiger styles. Heimer’s honest sketches of these exhilarating creatures at war come to life with her rainbow watercolour accents.

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