Illustrator vs illustrator

To create the artwork to fill its first publication, Manchester-based illustration collective Foursight (comprising the talents of Dominique Byron, Jordan O’Brien, Matt Bray and Kris Sale) paired up 20 illustrators and asked each duo to do battle…

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To create the artwork to fill its first publication, Manchester-based illustration collective Foursight (comprising the talents of Dominique Byron, Jordan O’Brien, Matt Bray and Kris Sale) paired up 20 illustrators and asked each duo to do battle…

Foursight then selected ten pairs of “binary opposite words” such as war and peace, analogue and digital, and big and small, and gave each duo of artists one of the word pairings to interpret.

The resulting artworks appear in the publication, entitled VS, in the form of ten double sided tear-out prints – the idea being that the viewer becomes a referee in the each of the ten included ‘battles’, ultimately deciding which side of each print to tear out and display.

And so we find Foursight’s Dominique Byron illustrative interpretation on War on one the first page…

with Sam Caldwell‘s response to Peace on the reverse:

And Jordan O’Brien‘s Brain illustration…

is backed by Guy Mckinley‘s Brawn:


High by Ben Jones


Low by Matt Bray


Big by Kris Sale


Small by Rob Flowers


New by OWT Creative


Old by Tom J Newell

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  • http://laurenhailstone.wordpress.com Lauren Hailstone

    This is a very interesting concept. I like the range of illustrative styles, I can already identify which of the opposites I would tear out and display!

  • http://montmarte.net/ Aidan

    these artist did very well. every piece shows the two opposites well. my favorite is definitely the knight. it is just very creative and the colours are fantastic

  • http://www.lovedesigninspire.com LoveDesignInspire

    Wonderful illustrations, the creativity and skill is of a high standard, i have many favorite pieces but the best one for me would be High by Ben Jones.

  • http://ay-up-creative.co.uk James

    Kris Sale’s illustration is amazing

  • http://www.handsomefrank.com Handsome Frank

    Lovely work and a great idea. Bravo.

  • http://steveperrycreative.com Steve Perry

    Nice, very nice.