Tag: illustration

Yuko Shimizu’s Culture-Melding Illustrations

Yuko Shimizu is a New York-based Japanese illustrator and instructor at the School of Visual Arts. Newsweek Japan chose her as one of “100 Japanese People The World Respects.” Her first self-titled monograph was released from German publisher Gestalten in 2011. The first children’s book will be out from Abrams […]

Daniel Mackie: Hands up Baby

Daniel Mackie is a well-known British artist whose work often features hands.  He put together this batch of hands-up illustrations on Behance, where you could browse endlessly among his exquisite work. Daniel Mackie’s website, here. He has a fascinating personal blog, here on WordPress He’s on Behance, here.

‘Uncle Wally’s Old Brown Shoe’

The latest whimsical watercolors from Wallace Edwards have the same quirky styling that has characterized his books since he won his first Governor General’s award for children’s illustration a decade ago. You can flip through that prize-winning work, called Alphabeasts, by going to this link and clicking the […]

Collage: Stretched Limbs & Bulky Torsos

The small heads and long limbs of the figures in Gordon Wiebe’s collages identify his widely used work.The bold characters illustrate books, magazines, newspapers, journals and ad campaigns worldwide,  including the surface of a 25-story building in Taipei. “His distinctive characters have elongated limbs and bulky patchwork torsos, […]