Eight of our favourite illustrators reveal the techniques they use for observational drawing.
Lisa is an illustrator, design writer & founder of Inkygoodness.
As Creative Director of Inkygoodness; an international platform for artists & illustrators, Lisa has curated exhibitions and events across the UK and Europe, showcasing a diverse selection of up and coming creative talent from across the globe. With a growing network of friends and connections within the design community, Lisa has contributed articles to numerous magazines and blogs and is a regular contributor to Digital Arts magazine, focusing on illustration and industry trends.
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Tutorial: 8 amazing character art trends
Whatever style of art or animation you like to create, find advice from the world's best character designers at Berlin's Pictoplasma festival.
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Discover how leading book illustrators and designs produce their best covers.
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Learn how leading artists create beautiful balanced or dynamically contrasting collages.
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We pick out the best work from the 10th annual Pictoplasma festival in Berlin and speak to the artists behind it.
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Tutorial: Pattern design tips
Learn how to create beautiful patterns using your choice of Photoshop, Illustrator, pens, paints or pencils – as leading illustrators and textile…
In-Depth: How to be a creative entrepreneur
Successful creatives tell you how to set up your own brand selling prints, apparel, homewares, furniture and more.
Tutorial: How to use textures in your art better
Top illustrators give practical advice on making the most of textures within your artworks.
Tutorial: 12 brilliant type tips for illustrators
Leading artists reveal their techniques for creating brilliant typography in your illustrations and designs
Tutorial: 17 ways to make sexy artworks sexier
Leading illustrators reveal how to make artworks on sexual themes that are beautiful, fun, erotic, classy and provocative – but never vulgar.
Leading illustrators reveal how to make your artworks induce ROFLs not just LOLs.
Much of the best illustration work tells stories to engage viewers and convey their meaning. Here leading illustrators reveal their favourite…
Tutorial: Portrait tips from leading illustrators
Seven of the UK’s leading illustrators – and an American hotshot – reveal to Lisa Hassell how they created renderings of film stars, musicians and…
10 of our favourite illustrators reveal the secrets of how they decide on the tones for their artworks
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