Blog – Illustration

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My favorite Drew Struzan movie posters

Drew Struzan Drew Struzan is one of the the biggest names in Hollywood. He’s not an actor though, he’s an illustrator and painter. His poster art is regarded as some of the best in the world and for good reason ...
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Free sketching apps for android

I’ve recently acquired a new tablet computer. To be honest when I bought it, using it for sketching and designing wasn’t my first thought. It’s not a powerful tablet as it’s meant to just watch video, surf the web and ...
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Heinz Edelmann

Heinz Edelmann Heinz Edelmann was born in 1934 in Czechoslovakia. Between 1953 and 1958 he studied at the art academy in Düsseldorf, where he also worked as a teacher later in his life. Even when he was just 30 years ...
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Craig Thompson – Carnet de Voyage

The Christmas rush is over and I’ve finally moved. It’s official… I live in Ljubljana now. Well… At least during the weekdays. During the weekend I’ll still be going home to Maribor. All my friends are still there as well ...
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Božo Kos – Slovenian illustrator

Božo Kos was one of the greatest Slovenian illustrators. All children know his works from children and youth books as well as from child magazines and posters. He was very prolific in his work and his comic strip Kavboj Pipec ...
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Charles M. Schultz

“Peanuts pretty much defines the modern comic strip, so even now it’s hard to see it with fresh eyes. The clean, minimalist drawings, the sarcastic humor, the unflinching emotional honesty, the inner thoughts of a household pet, the serious treatment ...
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Jack Kirby – Comic book god

The comic book drastically influenced American pop culture. Once it was viewed upon as something with no artistic or cultural value and was frowned upon. Today we know comics are a lot more and the man that we mostly have ...
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Norman Rockwell – The first man of American illustration

When talking about illustration in North America, Norman Rockwell is the first person that comes to mind. There he is not just very beloved illustrator but also a very beloved artist in general. In the span of his 60 year ...
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Coupons for works of art?

Ok… This blog post is more a rant than anything else. A week or so ago I was surfing the web and came across a website that sells e-coupons. Our country has a couple of websites that offer these services ...
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My top 8 comics

Well… This one is a toughie. It’s a top 8 because, while I like reading a lot of comics, I can think of only 8 that are REALLY what I could binge on for days and I don’t like bullshitting ...
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My 10 favorite album cover illustrations

To start off with this is not a list full of facts but my personal opinions and likes. As you’ll see I’m more in to rock and punk music so the list will be full of those kinds of albums ...
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Making a simple tracing light table

A light table is a handy tool to have if you are an illustrator. It eliminates the use of rubber erasers and makes your work faster and more efficient. But those things cost money, especially the high end ones like ...
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