So pleased to announce a number of our friends at Dirt Cheap are now representing Pink Pig Sketchbooks!
High quality, artists sketchbooks delivered direct to your door in a variety of paper weights and in economy and ecologically sound ranges.
Some members of the team you should follow…
The quality is truly great and many of the artists (including myself) have been using these books for over 10 years before becoming a member of the team. Stay tuned for much more content and exciting projects coming soon from the team.
You can purchase Pink Pig Sketchbooks and papers on their website here and also on Amazon here.
Get 10% off your order by entering the code ‘OSmith10’ at the checkout!
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Our good friend Matt Glasby is a Brighton based illustrator who has worked for some of the biggest bands and brands! Here we show some of his latest vector illustrations… Pure class.
You will soon be able to purchase these amazing illustrations, printed in super high super nice quality via his online shop here.
Trippy ‘Through the looking glass’ type work from York based artist Tom Sledmore, love the bizarre forms and layering techniques.
You can see more of Tom’s work on his Flickr here.
Little DOOM illustration by Oliver Lancaster Smith.
Outstandingly realistic soft pastel drawings of water and ice by Zaria Forman.
See more of her work here.
Okay so originally this blog started as a free PDF magazine, and now we have all the issues available for you to download, for free.
DOWNLOAD HERE – its half a gig so be aware!
It’s 6 years since these were released, and they really show their age (terrible!) but there is some great content please enjoy and feel free to share!
The Dirt Cheap Team.
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New illustrations from Cédric De Smedt, dark, scratchy, messed up melancholy! Love the mixture of marks and textures, simple images with an atmospheric and quite disturbing feel…
Maman me ment
Ne souris pas
Un cheveu dans la gorge
Une gorge à arroser
You can see the full set over on his Tumblr here.
It’s a journey and I don’t think there is a tangible ‘aim’.
The great guys over at Jung Katz interviewed our editor Oliver Lancaster Smith. Check it out here.
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Why: Really good character design and general illustration.
Why: Brilliant small(ish) brand, with excellent photography.
Why: For Hip-Hop related jokes
Why: Because they’re killing it on the Pop fashion, and their shoots look great.
Why: Stark, bold graphic paintings and imagery.
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Because we love to promote the underdogs, the young, the creative; we also love to promote those, who promote. Got that? Great.
Jung Katz are just like us, pushing forward resources and information useful for the fledgling designer, as well as showcasing the work of said designers and finally alongside this multimedia showcase are a series of interviews from a very wide range of practitioners, which really are a pleasure to read.
From across the globe and from across the gamut of media, Jung Katz looks set to be one to bookmark for regular reading. Here are a couple of pieces featured on their blog as a taster…
Get involved, follow on Twitter, Facebook and of course read the excellent blog http://jungkatz.com/.
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