Welcome to Illustrators Illustrated.Illustrators Illustrated is an online space for critical discussion and exploration of illustration - based in Wellington, NZ, and Berlin, DE. We feature in-depth interviews, articles, studio visits, book and exhibition reviews, as well as special projects, all illustrated!
SANDRINE MARTIN - INTERVIEW
Chimène Henriquez finds out more about the work of French illustrator and comic artist Sandrine Martin…
SHOW AND TELL - DIGITAL INNOVATION IN NARRATIVE ILLUSTRATION
Beyond the current popular use of illustration in digital media (as part of website design, onboarding for apps, instagram ads…), how are illustrators creating innovative story-led work in this new ocean of digital possibility? We explore the work of illustrators who are utilising the strength of narrative illustration and structures inherent to specific digital platforms to create new forms of visual storytelling.
Go behind the scenes and learn about curating illustration in this in-depth interview with Olivia Ahmad, Curator at the House of Illustration in London, UK.
Drawn Together – Wellington illustration meet-up
Drawn Together is the new illustration meet-up for illustrators in Wellington!read more
INTERVIEW // Sandrine Martin
Chimène Henriquez finds out more about the work of French illustrator and comic artist Sandrine Martin…read more
SHOW AND TELL – DIGITAL INNOVATION IN NARRATIVE ILLUSTRATION
Beyond the current popular use of narrative illustration in digital media, how are illustrators creating innovative narrative-led work in the new ocean of digital possibility?
Kia ora, illustrators of the Southern Hemisphere!
Exciting update! Illustrators Illustrated is going even more international…read more
Illustrator Yuliya Gwilym pins down the itinerant illustrator and comic artist Valentin Seiche a.k.a. Airfortress and asks him all about his creation of imaginary, fantastical worlds and dark yet adorable characters – as part of our illustrators portrait chain!read more
Illustrator Rosie Brand interviews fellow illustrator Yuliya Gwilym as part of our portrait chain project! Gain insight into Yuliya’s vibrant, texture-filled work and read about the inspiration she finds in working with kids.read more
Illustrator David McMillan asks LA-based illustrator and ceramic artist Rosie Brand all about her move to the USA and the development of her work in this in-depth interview, as part of our portrait chain!read more
‘Sketching in Berlin’ course
Hey guys! I, Judith, illustrator and founder of Illustrators Illustrated, am excited to be teaching a Summer School course at the design akademie berlin!read more
INTERVIEW // Olivia Ahmad, Curator of the House of Illustration
Go behind the scenes and learn about curating illustration in this in-depth interview with Olivia Ahmad, Curator at the House of Illustration in London, UK.read more
ARAB COMICS: 90 Years of Visual Culture
ARAB COMICS, currently showing in Berlin, is a travelling exhibition curated by Nadim Damluji and Mona Damluji that explores the question of what, if anything, is distinctly “Arab” about this popular visual medium through three threads of original and translated comics in Arab countries, spanning from 1920s until today.read more
Jo Brocklehurst: Nobodies and Somebodies
For the next two weeks you can explore late-20th century subcultures of Berlin, London and New York through the striking, bold drawings of Jo Brocklehurst – in the first major retrospective of the artist’s work at the House of Illustration in London.read more
REVIEW / Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois
Amy Novesky’s nuanced text paired with Isabelle Arsenault’s rich illustrations are a stunning way of introducing children to the distinct visual vocabulary of French-born artist Louise Bourgeois. Review by Anna Ridleyread more
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