Posts Tagged ‘creative’
WOW – Illustrator Owen Davey
WOW - Illustrator Owen Davey

The life of an illustrator can sometimes get a little isolated and lonely, but there’s nothing in the job description that says you have to work alone on a desk in an office space. Sometimes, it’s great to get out of the house and work somewhere else. I’ve created work on holiday in Prague, I’ve […]

WOW – Paper Illustrator and Artist Helen Musselwhite
WOW - Paper Illustrator and Artist Helen Musselwhite

“Don’t rest on your laurels” was written in one of my school reports once and it’s always lurking somewhere in my head. Helen Musselwhite 2012 Paper Illustrator and Artist Studied: OND/ HND Graphic Design and Illustration at Swindon School of Art For me, it all started with one of those bumper packs of felt tips. […]

WOW – Advertising Art Director Tony Clements
WOW - Advertising Art Director Tony Clements

Be yourself, be original, be different, be nice. When commissioning imagery for advertising I normally have a very strong idea of the sort of image that’s needed, that’s why it’s best to develop your own style and be unique. Also get with a good agent, as time is always an issue I would always search […]

WOW – Alice Carter Owner of Boxbird Gallery
WOW - Alice Carter Owner of Boxbird Gallery

Don’t give up if a gallery says no to your work, what’s not right for one is perfect for another. Alice Carter 2012 Boxbird Gallery Owner Studied: Film BA Hons, University of Wales Alice Carter never set out to open an art gallery, but some how after completing a film degree, running a film studio, […]

WOW – Peepshow Illustrator Jenny Bowers
WOW - Peepshow Illustrator Jenny Bowers

Never miss a deadline Jenny Bowers 2012 Illustrator and member of Peepshow collective Studied: Illustration and Animation BA at Manchester Metropolitan University and MA Animation Royal College of Art Jenny is one tenth of the UK based illustration collective Peepshow. She studied Illustration and Animation at Manchester Metropolitan University and then did an MA in […]

WOW – Illustrator and Graphic Artist Will Scobie
WOW - Illustrator and Graphic Artist Will Scobie

Draw something new every day, keep your craft tight and keep evolving. Will Scobie 2012 Studied: Communication Design BA Honours at Northbrook Will Scobie is an Illustrator and graphic artist. He has been featured in various publications worldwide and has exhibited in London, Barcelona and Berlin. He has worked with the likes of Channel 4, […]

WOW – Illustrator Steven Wilson
WOW - Illustrator Steven Wilson

Keep experimenting with your work at any opportunity whether it be on commissioned projects or self-initiated.   It’s easy to get pigeon holed and before you know it you are asked for the same kind of image over and over which takes the fun and creativity away. Steven Wilson 2012 Illustrator Studied: Illustration BA at […]

WOW – Illustrator Clare Mallison
WOW - Illustrator Clare Mallison

When things are slow or confidence is lacking don’t spend hours looking at other illustrator’s blogs and twitter feeds feeling depressed wishing you were them! Stay true to yourself and what comes naturally to you.  Go draw and get your own ideas flowing. Clare Mallison 2012 Illustrator  Studied: Illustration and Animation BA at Kingston University […]

WOW – Illustrator Kate Evans
WOW - Illustrator Kate Evans

Persevere and be patient. Some of the most successful artists and illustrators I know now are the ones who didn’t give up in the first couple of years after graduating. It can take a while to build a name for yourself but if you really want to do it you’ve got to be tenacious. Kate […]

WOW – Creative Director Simon Armstrong
WOW - Creative Director Simon Armstrong

It’s insanity to believe you’ll ever have time to complete all those personal projects, but not having any personal projects will drive you insane. Simon Armstrong 2012 Creative Director ticktockrobot  Studied: Illustration and Animation BA Kingston University I’ve worked in the media industry for nearing 10 years now.  After completing an Illustration and Animation degree […]

WOW – Sandra Wheatley of Demographik
WOW - Sandra Wheatley of Demographik

Luck is when opportunity meets preparation Sandra Wheatley, 2012 Client Services Director, Demographik With over 20 years in the business, Sandra has seen lots of changes in the industry and has embraced them all. But what has not changed is her belief that this is a people business, and that good service and relationships are […]

WOW – Josie Sullens of The Enquiry Desk
WOW - Josie Sullens of The Enquiry Desk

The gift is knowing when your work is finished. Josie Sullens aka Josie Jo, 2012 Josie Sullens aka Josie Jo, Co-Founder of The Enquiry Desk and Illustrator  Studied: BA Illustration and Animation at Kingston University Since graduating in 2003 Josie has worked as an Agent for Folio and also as Freelance Illustrator Josie Jo. Josie […]

WOW – Illustrator Lisa Evans
WOW - Illustrator Lisa Evans

Be curious and seek novelty. Creativity thrives when we make connections between dissimilar domains. Go to a talk on maths or the brain (or whatever you find unfamiliar and interesting). Explore unknown territories and you’ll stimulate new perspectives and ideas, which will massively enrich your art. Lisa Evans aka Firefluff, 2012 Illustrator,  2012 Studied: BA Illustration at UWE […]

WOW – Illustrator Lucie Sheridan
WOW - Illustrator Lucie Sheridan

When pricing a job the first thing to do is ask the client “What’s your budget?” Lucie Sheridan, 2012 Illustrator, SNAP 2012 Studied: BA Illustration at UWE Bristol Lucie Sheridan is an illustrator and screen printer. Her work is instinctive and simple with a lateral approach. Alongside marketing her prints and cards throughout the UK, […]

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