Useful advice on how to design eye-catching posters for sale or clients – covering composition, creative process and colour palette.
Lisa is a creative director, agent/producer and educator – specialising in illustration and graphic arts.
Lisa heads up WE ARE GOODNESS, a creative consultancy and boutique illustration agency representing a diverse roster of international artists.
She is also founder and director of art and culture platform Inkygoodness, an organisation focused on championing emerging creative talent. Founded in 2010 on a shoestring, Inkygoodness now attracts an engaged global audience of 50k, made up of design students, creative graduates and young professionals.
Lisa is also an active writer for numerous design magazines and regular contributor to Digital Arts focusing on illustration and industry trends.
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Tutorial: How to draw animals: 55 brilliant tips
16 of our favourite illustrators discuss the techniques they use to create incredible animal artworks – whether digitally or using pens,…
Tutorial: 31 Repeating Pattern Design Tips
Leading illustrators and designers discuss their techniques for creating beautiful patterns using your choice of Photoshop, Illustrator,…
Super-useful advice and techniques from 10 top illustrators for creating black-and-white artworks – using pens, paints or digital tools.
Leading illustrators including Inkymole, Supermundane, Melita Berg, Daisy Emerson and Alex Fowkes reveal their techniques for creating…
Tutorial: 27 tips for drawing flowers and plants
Artists including Johanna Basford and Kristjana S Williams reveal techniques and approaches for producing beautiful, powerful drawings of the…
Tutorial: 25 book design and illustration tips
Discover how leading book illustrators and designers produce their best covers and illustrations.
Tutorial: 17 brilliant tips for drawing from life
Leading illustrators tell us their favourite techniques for observational drawing.
Tutorial: 12 geometric vector art tips
Leading illustrators share their tips for perfecting artworks and patterns based on geometric shapes.
Top food illustrators reveal how they produce fresh and mouth-watering artworks.
6 illustrators reveal how to turn artworks into fun, charming, powerful or hilarious animated GIFs in Illustrator, Photoshop or After Effects.
Tutorial: 24 Icon Design Tips
Top designers share their techniques for creating eye-catching and meaningful icons and badges.
Leading illustrators reveal their favourite techniques for drawing birds by hand or using vectors.
Tutorial: 20 tips for drawing hair, hands & bodies
Learn to draw better bodies, hair and hands from leading illustrators including Miss Led, Barbara Dziadosz and Michael Parkin.
Leading illustrators reveal how to use sexuality in artworks in ways that are beautiful, fun, erotic, classy and provocative – but never vulgar.
Illustrators who work digitally or with mixed media have revealed to us how they create their best work - including where they find their…
Leading illustrators reveal the techniques behind their favourite portraits of the famous - from composition, drawing and painting to how to…
Tutorial: 20 Portrait Painting and Drawing Tips
Learn digital and craft techniques for drawn and painted portraits from leading illustrators and artists.
Use colour better in your artworks with these illustration tips from the likes of Owen Davey, Maria Munn, Dave Bain, Ana Galvan and more.
Tutorial: 10 brilliant character artists for 2016
Discover the illustrators and animators that have inspired Lisa Hassell most at this year's Pictoplasma character art and animation festival.