Ten years ago, the phones of illustration agents were constantly ringing with requests for their artists’ books to be sent out to art buyers and potential clients. Now that images can easily be browsed onscreen, some agents have abandoned the printed portfolio altogether, while others still see its value. So what is the best way to GET work SEEN?
24 illustrators and imagemakers have created brand new artwork for a pop-up food and art exhibition being hosted at a greasy spoon in central London on June 27. Artists Andy Rementer, Chris Gray, Chrissie Macdonald, James Joyce, Holly Wales and Nishant Choksi are among the exhibitees at the event, entitled The Burgermat Show and curated […]
Today, commercial illustrators have to walk the tightrope of doing work for clients in order to earn a living whilst carefully managing their output and exposure to best ensure a long and commercially viable career as an artist. It’s a tricky balancing act, as illustrator James Joyce reveals
To help raise money for London’s children’s hospice, Richard House, The Partners collaborated with over 100 of Britain’s top illustrators in an unusual project based around the parlour game ‘exquisite corpse’, which invites players to create a section of a drawing before passing it onto others to complete.
Eager to find out how 2010 fared in design terms? Across all design fields, from architecture to graphics, product design to interactive? Well, the Design Museum in London has the answer (well, one answer) for you, with the announcement of this year’s Brit Insurance Designs of the Year Award nominations.
If you missed Print Club London’s recent Blisters Blackout exhibition – which featured 40 screenprints, each by a different artist, and each incorporating phosphorescent (glow-in-the-dark) ink – then don’t worry. Because all the work from the show is now up in Print Club London’s Brick Lane shop and gallery…