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Artist:: Nate Wragg

by Wendy

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I got a kick out of these monsters painted by Nate Wragg. He’s a dynamic illustrator that is featured in Gallery Nucleus and hangs out on the internet as a professor at CGMA. Check out his work: Nucleus | Blogspot

Posted by Wendy Schiller on 11/18/13 under children's art,children's illustrators,Wendy
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Learn Children’s Book Illustration – 20% off for IFriday Readers!

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Illustrator Annie Patterson is offering a Skillshare class on the art and craft of Children’s Book Illustration, and as a special bonus she is offering a 20% discount to the Illustration Friday community!

This class is for anyone interested in children’s book illustration, watercolor painting, or using Photoshop to enhance or change your illustrations. Aspiring illustrators might enjoy the challenge of creating a new portfolio piece.

Learn how to gather reference material, take a sketch to a final painting, edit your painting in Photoshop, how to prepare your art for print or web use, and more. Video demonstrations and written instructions provide for a fun and worthwhile learning experience for you. Learning the basics of watercolor painting and Photoshop will get you started on a journey that just gets better the farther along you get.

For 20% off, go here and use the promo code DRAWING5.

Posted by Thomas James on 10/03/13 under children's art,resources
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Artist: Gustavo Aimar

Posted by Angie
Gustavo Aimar << Illustration Friday

Gustavo Aimar << Illustration Friday

Gustavo Aimar << Illustration Friday

Gustavo Aimar is an Argentinean graphic designer, illustrator, and fine artist. He draws from all of these disciplines to create mixed media collages with a variety of materials and textures. He collects vintage and used papers, and allows the materials tell him what to do.

Lately, his work is focused on children’s illustrations. He has worked on more than a dozen books, and occasionally collaborates in diverse publications and projects. His work is so rich with ideas and inspiration that every time I see one of his pieces, I feel the urge to immediately stop whatever I’m doing and start working on something of my own. He’s brilliant.

Explore more of his work on Flickr, and his blog (in Spanish).

Posted by Angie Brown on 05/30/13 under Angie,artists,children's art,collage
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Artist :: Kevin Waldron

Post by Clio.

 

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Kevin Waldron is an Irish born illustrator currently living and working in New York City. Kevin makes beautiful picture books for children with funny characters and bold colours and shapes. Kevin’s first book Mr Peek and the Misunderstanding at the Zoo, unveiled Mr Peek, his eccentric and amazing zoo keeper character and it won the Bologna Ragazzi Award Opera Prima Award in 2009. The sequel Pandamonium at Peek Zoo was released in April of this year.

Have a peek at Kevin’s work on his website and you can follow him on twitter too.

 

Posted by Clio Meldon on 05/24/13 under Authors,cartoon,children's art,children's illustrators,Clío,creativity,design,digital,IF Kids
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Artist :: Aurora Cacciapuoti

Posted by Angie

Aurora Cacciapuoti << Illustration Friday

Aurora Cacciapuoti << Illustration Friday

Aurora Cacciapuoti << Illustration Friday

 

Aurora Cacciapuoti is a Sardinian illustrator currently based in Cambridge, UK. She splits her time between running art workshops and working as a freelance illustrator, and her clients have included several magazines and books, and Wordsation, a baby clothing shop online. Her recent projects have included drawing 365 faces in a year, inspired by real and imaginary people.

In 2012, she drew 52+2 book covers– one per week and then one for each extra day of the solar year. She chose her favorite books for the project.

Aurora’s work is fun and spirited. See more of it on her website and blogs!

 

Posted by Angie Brown on 05/23/13 under Angie,artists,children's art,pen/brush and ink
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Artist :: Alessandra Cimatoribus

Posted by Angie

Alessandra Cimatoribus << Illustration Friday

Alessandra Cimatoribus << Illustration Friday

Alessandra Cimatoribus << Illustration Friday

 

Alessandra Cimatoribus was born in Spilimbergo (Friuli, Italy), where she continues to live and work. She has illustrated children’s books, games, packaging, advertising, and provided designs for theatre costumes.

Check out more of her work on her website.

Posted by Angie Brown on 05/02/13 under Angie,artists,children's art,painterly
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Artist :: Yan Nascimbene

Post by Naomi

Artist :: Yan Nascimbene >> Illustration Friday

Artist :: Yan Nascimbene >> Illustration Friday

Artist :: Yan Nascimbene >> Illustration Friday

Artist :: Yan Nascimbene >> Illustration Friday

I am in awe of Yan Nascimbene’s breathtaking watercolors. Such a sense of stillness, light, and life.

Yan Nascimbene was raised in France and Italy. After working as a photographer in a Paris fashion studio, he studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York and at the University of California at Davis. He later spent many years living variously in California, France, and Italy. His illustrated edition of Marcel Proust’s Swann’s Way. Antibes, Clarievere et Autres Couleurs, his first book as author and illustrator, won the Graphic Award at the Bologna Book Fair in 1992. Yan illustrated Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities, PalomarThe Baron in the Trees and others. Nascimbene has illustrated over 50 books and 300 book covers. He passed away in Mexico on Feb 1st 2013.

Here is what he had to say about working with clients:

Rather than feeling limited by a client’s idea, I find that the challenge of expressing precisely his/her idea in my own aesthetical terms forces me to think harder, to search deeper and ultimately to create a much stronger and interesting image than if I had been given total freedom of style, format and subject-matter. I try to illustrate a literary piece between the lines, and I feel that an illustration must reflect at once the client’s idea and my identity.  First and foremost comes the need of the client, then my understanding of such a need and the elaboration of a concept.  This is the most taxing and important phase of the work, often the one that will require most time.  A thorough sketch (or sketches) will allow me to explain the concept to the client and structure the image (composition, balance, etc.) until his/her unequivocal satisfaction.  The final painting, although still an emotional and creative task, will rely at least as much on technique and my ability to translate our early discourse and sketches into a factual image, as it does on pure imagination.  In my case, it is usually a quicker stage, as all but a few challenges have already been resolved.

See more of his work on his portfolio site and his Behance.

Posted by Naomi Bardoff on 04/11/13 under artists,children's art,freelance,Naomi,pen/brush and ink
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Children’s Illustrator: Erin Bennett Banks

Posted by Angie Brown

Children's Illustrator :: Erin Banks << Illustration Friday

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Erin Bennett Banks has a passion for rich narratives and culturally distinct visual storytelling. She has illustrated three nationally published children’s books, and has won several awards for her work. She has also created illustrations for clients such as Highlights for Children Magazine, McGraw-Hill, The Weekly Reader and Harvard Business Review, and her paintings have been licensed artwork for JCPenney and Bed, Bath & Beyond.

Erin lives in Charleston, SC with her husband, two cherub babies, and a couple of pugs.

She paints in oils, and I love the vibrant red outlines that electrify her compositions, and the angular planes of her “primitive” style, and the expressiveness of her characters.

View more of her work on her website.

Posted by Angie Brown on 04/11/13 under Angie,artists,books,children's art,painterly
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Beautiful illustrations :: Christine Pym

Post by Alice Palace

Christine is very good at drawing animals, especially those dressed in snazzy knitwear!

Christine Pym << Illustration Friday

Christine Pym << Illustration Friday

Christine Pym << Illustration Friday

Have a look at Christine’s work here :: portfolio

Posted by Alice Palace on 03/22/13 under Alice,artists,children's art,illustrationfriday
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Children’s Book Artist :: Lane Smith is Rather Cheeky

Post by Angie Brown
Children's Book Artist :: Lane Smith << Illustration Friday

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Children's Book Artist :: Lane Smith << Illustration Friday

Lane Smith is rather cheeky and he doesn’t even try to hide it. It’s kind of his thing. He says: I don’t like ordinary, middle-of-the-road books. I like funny, odd books that excite and challenge a child. There are enough people doing nice books about manners and feelings and magical unicorns. I do not do those kinds of books.” I first found him when I stumbled across his book review blog, Curious Pages: Recommended Inappropriate Books for Children, where he writes rather cheeky reviews of children’s books that are somehow a little “off.” It’s hilariously entertaining.

I was fascinated by the mottled textures in the illustration directly above, from his aptly named “It’s a Book”. Luckily, he’s rather forthcoming in describing how he achieves this effect: he paints hot press illustration board with oil paints and then sprays them with an acrylic spray (water based) while the paints (oil based) are still wet, causing a chemical reaction. Brilliant.

He currently lives with his wife and two cats in Connecticut and New York City. Before he became a children’s book illustrator, he worked as a freelance illustrator for magazines like Time, Sesame Street, Rolling Stone, Ms., Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, Esquire and many others. He is quite prolific and his titles include It’s a Book; John, Paul, George & Ben; The Stinky Cheese Man; Grandpa Green; and Big Plans.

See more of his work: Blog | Website

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Posted by Angie Brown on 03/21/13 under Angie,artists,books,children's art,technique
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