Tag: sketch

Extraordinary Envelopes

Mark Powell does extraordinary drawings on vintage envelopes dating as far back as the 1800s – this one a 1965 fold-over airmail.  The London-based artist has endless facility for communicating the history of these craggy, elderly faces, in all their folds and wrinkles.  Such beautiful work.

Quick Hits: Mattias Adolfsson

You may already be a fan of Swedish illustrator Mattias Adolfsson, one of the world’s best known sketch artists. These are his latest: ‘Pens.’  He’s sometimes called “the mad scientist of the Moleskine.” (click to enlarge) 

Sketchbook – Ricardo Nunez

Artist Ricardo Nunez shares these sketch-to-illustration combos from his travels around the world in 2018, stressing the convenience of the sketchbook as a canvas and a pencil as a tool while on the road.  Many of these concepts turned into artwork for books, editorial and other projects.