Archive for the ‘collage’ Category
Amy Husband has a passion for children’s picture books and set her heart on a career as an illustrator. She graduated from Liverpool School of Art in 2006, and has since been lucky enough to have two picture books published: ‘Dear Miss’, and ‘Dear Santa’. Her first book ‘Dear Miss’ was voted the winner of the Cambridgeshire Children’s Picture Book Award 2010.
She now lives and works in a little cottage in the beautiful city of York UK.
Good golly, these are fun! The palette, shapes and textures of Sarajo Frieden’s collages are just beautiful.
See much more of her work here: Website
Andrea D’Aquino has always resisted labels like “art director”, “illustrator”, “graphic designer”, or “writer”, and finds herself happiest straddling the line between all those things. For several centuries, she was officially a senior art director for advertising agencies on the east and west coast of the USA. After doing time for clients like Giorgio Armani, The New York Times, and countless others, she became an independent “creative”. All the while, she gained experience in every medium from print, film and video to digital, and collaborated with world-class photographers, film directors and editors, illustrators and the occasional evil dictator.
Despite numerous awards from The Art Director’s Club, Communication Arts, etc etc….she became increasingly frustrated by the mountain of ideas that ended up in the garbage pail for one reason or another, and turned back to her childhood interests of drawing, painting and making pictures.
So, here’s where you find her. While there is a very personal stamp on her work, she does not consider herself “a brand”® (no, thank you) but an actual person with complexity and contradictions. She reserves the right to be unpredictable, and to work in a wide variety of media.
Whatever form — or forms — it takes, I think that her work rocks. I love the thinking behind it, the beautiful textures and patterns, and of course, the palette choices. You can see some of her process here and here.
Amy Schimler has been working as a children’s illustrator for over a decade. She is inspired by the child that lives in all of us and loves experimenting with color, texture, and pattern. In particular, she enjoys working in mixed media and collage.
Katherine Streeter lives in New York City. Her work is commissioned and shown globally which includes her collage dolls and mixed media paintings. Visit her site here to see more incredible work and read an interview with her here.