Monthly Archives: July 2009
In 2008 U.K. based artist/designer Daniel Eatock did an interesting experiment with markers and paper. Using upside-down drinking glasses arranged in tight rows he stood individual markers on end allowing the ink to fully drain and soak into the stack … Continue reading
Last year Graphic Designer Jessica Helfand released a “Scrapbooks, An American History“. National Scrapbooking day was back in May (5.03) and we didn’t have a blog at the time so I had no place to point this out. She wrote … Continue reading
If you haven’t heard about the 1000 Journals Project then you really should check out their site. I’ve had this book sitting on my desk for months and pick it up all the time for inspiration or just a quick visual break. It is a great reminder of the flexible nature of visual communication. Everyone has their own approach to mark making, drawing or doodling. There is a great deal of mixed media/ collage work in here as well. Makes me want to get up from the computer and go to my drawing table with nothing but a pile of old magazines, a glue stick and my favorite drawing tool. Continue reading
Found this artist today. He has some great conceptual, pen and ink stuff. I love this kind of quick sketch. Check out the rest of Nicholas Stohlman‘s work.
Our Product Specialist Marianne Walker sent me a link this morning to Illustrator Trev Murphy‘s website. He does some great Copic based illustrations. Plus he has some great tutorial videos on his marker illlustration process. Great stuff.
The Imagi Studios booth was just down the way from us this year and they were showing the newGatchaman trailer. This is a fan video but you get a sense of what is going on. The script was written by … Continue reading
Here are some iphone shots of the first day of Anime Expo. Love the giant weapons!