Illustrations for Nylon Magazine April 2014, by Tracy Turnbull.
UK based artist Debbie Smyth uses hundreds of pins and delicate lengths of thread to create wall-sized installations.
Rome-based Russian artist Ekaterina Panikanova uses old books and various antiquated books, as a large canvas with multiple volumes, for her paintings.
Costa Rica based artist Natalia Sanabria creates fashion illustrations by using watercolours stains, coloured pencils and collages. She says “If I find a photograph that catches my eye, I’ll draw it for sure. It might be a particular pattern or an interesting face,…
Ed Fairburn uses road and subway maps as interesting canvases for his ink and pencil portraits. Fairburn says, “Emphasis is placed on the ‘fragmented’ texture of the skin, a process which has encouraged my work to evolve from its occupation of plain…
Florianopolis based artist Camila do Rosário started studying fashion but dropped out to start her career as an illustrator. Among the works from her portfolio you can find the Moleskine pieces of art, hand drawings and digital collages. Her style is a…
North Wales-based artist Niki Pilkington works mainly using pencils, felt-tip pens and biros. She says “My work is portrait-based, fashion-focused, colourful, playful – and hopefully nice to look at too. My main influences are colours, shapes, fashion and the people who wear it.”
New York-based artist Hope Gangloff creates vibrant and realistic portraits to share her view of modern American life. She works mostly with pen and ink on paper, using as a reference photographs she takes of her friends.
Valencia based artist Paula Bonet creates these beautiful illustrations by using pen, watercolours and chinese ink, leaving a eye-catching result in each of her works.
Esra Røise is a Norwegian freelance illustrator based in Oslo. She creates some fresh and colourful inky pencil illustrations inspired by people and small unimportant everyday-life situations.