Category: Sketch & Draw

Edward Cheverton: Musical Ecstasy

British illustrator Edward Cheverton remains a favorite.  I’ve posted about him before, but these new works are sublime. These first four are about “that moment in music where everything comes together and the listener enters a state of pure ecstasy.”  As you can tell from the other works […]

Sophie’s Sketchbooks

The variety of colors and shapes in these Moleskines reflect the wide scope of the work of  Sophie Leblanc, a French illustrator influenced by Art Nouveau and Japanese culture.  Just lovely. (Click image for a larger view)

The Ambiance of a Finnish Market

Eela Laitinen, a Finnish artist studying in the U.K., created these sketches to capture the ambiance of Helsinki market square. They’re compelling for the depth of colour and surrealistic scope. She says she’s hoping to bind them into a book. But her long-term focus is textile design (see […]

Uehara: Creature Concepts

Calgary freelance illustrator Sho Uehara’s cartoon concepts are marvelous.  The Alberta College of Art & Design grad’s sketchbooks are full of these endearing cartoon characters.  I’m not normally a fan of character design, but these sketches are more sophisticated and engaging than the norm.  See more of her […]