Personal Work

A selection of the year’s most inspiring work in illustration from a range of artists including Claire Scully, Darren Hopes and Julian Vallée.

Title of work
Daylight and the sun

Illustrator
Cristiana Couceiro

cristianacouceiro.com

Description
From a project inspired by the sun and light in Virginia Woolf’s novel, The Waves.


Title of work
Poison Pen Portraits

Illustrator
David Janes

davidjanes.co.uk

Description
52 file cards featuring portraits of political figures accompany a letterpress business card in a handmade box.


Title of work
NY Drawings

Illustrator
Tommy Penton

tommypenton.com

Description
Drawings made in New York for a potential book project.


Title of work
Rebecca Elson–
A Responsibility To Awe

Illustrator
Jack Gilbey

jackgilbey.com

Description
Illustrated book of poetry by astronomer Rebecca Elson. Themes of everyday life, the cosmos and the passage of time are referenced via images of the worn surfaces of various household objects. Winner, Oberon Books Illustration Awards 2009.

 

Title of work
Values

Illustrator
Zoë Barker

zoebarkerdraws.com

Description
Pencil drawings exploring the conflict between contemporary culture and ‘old fashioned’ ideals.

 


Title of work
Self-initiated series

Illustrator
Ben Mills

dhycreative.com

Description
From an ongoing series that reworks old or found imagery into darkly nostalgic pieces.

 


 

Title of work
Bejewelled

Illustrator
Claire Scully

thequietrevolution.co.uk

Description
Experimental project featuring a wolf, gecko, octopus, owl and forest.

 


Title of work
Clown Fandango

Illustrator
Darren Hopes

darrenhopes.com

Agent
Central Illustration Agency

Description
From an ongoing series entitled The Same Coin.

 


Title of work
Busking

Illustrator
Graham Cheal

grahamcheal.co.uk

Description
From a series of pencil drawings of buskers, coloured digitally.

 


Title of work
Paper Sculpture

Illustrator
Julian Vallée

jvallee.com

Description
Three-dimensional sculpture in paper.

 


Title of work
28 Camera Drawings

Illustrator
Christine Berrie

christineberrie.com

Agent
Private View

Description
Self-promotional poster.

 


Title of work
Le Cirque Infernal

Illustrator
Yotam Hadar

yotamhadar.com

Description
Digital illustration on the subject of dento-phobia, the fear of dentists.


Title of work
Memories of Dancing Ledge

Illustrator
Lydia Fee

lydiafee.co.uk

Description
Based on the memory of a childhood trip to Dancing Ledge in Dorset.

 

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