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!
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.
Illustrators Illustrated has just hosted DRAWN TOGETHER #2, at the lovely Prinzessinnengarten in Kreuzberg, Berlin. Here are the results from our collaborative drawing session…read more
Interested in writing about illustration? Illustrators Illustrated is an online space for critical discussion and exploration of illustration. We feature in-depth interviews, articles, studio visits, book and exhibition reviews, as well as special projects, all...read more
Illustrators, Illustrated is a new project, where we have invited illustrators previously interviewed by Illustrators Illustrated to create a portrait of a fellow illustrator, who will then illustrate another illustrator, and so on. Check out the new portrait by Sarah von der Heide of Draw Me the News!read more
‘MEET ME AT THE BOTANICAL GARDEN – An Illustrated Journey through Lisbon & Porto’ by Laura Junger – REVIEW
Laura’s lively illustrations of gardens, lookouts, urban streets and people, combined with funny written observations and personal recommendations makes ‘Meet me at the Botanical garden – An Illustrated Journey through Lisbon & Porto’ a wonderful and sensitively illustrated record of her time in Portugal. Read the full review!read more
If you’re in London this week then you’re in luck!! From July 10th – 12th is The London Illustration Fair ‘s Summer Festival: Psychedelia.read more
Build a Freelance Illustration Business with Salli S. Swindell of Studio SSS and co-founder of They Draw & Cook and They Draw & Travel
Are you a designer, illustrator or creative doodler? Have you ever wondered how you could turn your talents into a business? This three-day workshop will help you create a plan for leveraging your creativity into a successful freelance business.read more
For anyone that needs a wee refresher on what illustration is and what illustrators do in the 21st Century, check out this short video, The Art of Illustration from Off Book / PBS Digital Studios.read more
Luke Frost, Jon Rundall and Therese Vandling make up Heretic – an experimental illustration and print-making studio based in London. The engaging trio share a room in the Space Studios complex, just around the corner from the freshly green London Fields in Hackney. With their original prints and high technical standard, Heretic’s innovative work would be the middle of an intensely bright Venn diagram that blurs the spaces of illustration, design and print-making.read more
The illustration and graphic arts scene in London appears almost as hectic and diverse as the city itself. Illustrators Illustrated travelled to the UK to visit the 6th incarnation of PICK ME UP, a two-week festival of illustration and graphic arts held in late April and early May. Featuring international illustrators, studios, collectives and galleries and a public programme of talks and presentations, there was a lot to see and do, and now you can read the review!read more
We’re so excited about our new portrait-chain project! We have invited illustrators previously interviewed by Illustrators Illustrated to create a portrait of a fellow illustrator. Check out Anna Katharina Jansen’s beautiful portrait of Sarah von der Heide!read more
Illustrators in Conversation #1! Ella Cohen and Bárbara Fonseca share their thoughts, frustrations and methods around illustration and research as well as musings on Nick Cave’s work ethic…read more
Perched on a steep hillside overlooking the log-filled port town of Lyttelton is the home studio of Hannah Beehre, AKA Frankie Pip, a New Zealand artist and illustrator. Frankie fits her illustration work around being a full time parent, and during our studio visit she talks about her work and explains how she manages to balance a career as an illustrator alongside motherhood.read more