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Illustrator Profile - Jensine Eckwall: "I've always been inspired by music and words"

By Robert Newman   Thursday February 15, 2018

Jensine Eckwall is a Brooklyn-based illustrator whose work has graced the covers of eight books and one full-length picture book. She also recently finished illustrating a book for adults that has an upcoming release date. That's impressive work, considering that Eckwall has only been working as an illustrator since 2013. With a background creating short comics and zines, she says that "Breaking into ...   Read the full Story >>

Illustrator Profile - Rafael Alvarez: "I try any digital media that can make me do better work"

By Robert Newman   Thursday February 8, 2018

Rafael Alvarez is a Berlin-based illustrator who was born in Madrid and went to art school (SVA) in New York City. His comic book-styled illustrations have appeared in numerous publications and websites, and lately he has been creating some very cool animations for   Read the full Story >>

Illustrator Profile - Natalya Balnova: "The process of drawing provides me with a great source of inspiration"

By Robert Newman   Thursday February 1, 2018

Natalya Balnova is a New York City-based illustrator who grew up in St. Petersburg, Russia. She creates her bold, graphic illustrations with ink on paper, using Photoshop to add color and refinements. In addition to editorial illustration, Balnova's artwork has appeared on book covers, product design, posters, and in numerous zines and art books, and she also teaches design and hand-lettering classes.   Read the full Story >>

Illustrator Profile - Gina Triplett: "Success means going the distance"

By Robert Newman   Thursday January 25, 2018

Gina Triplett is a Philadelphia-based illustrator and artist. In addition to extensive editorial illustration, Triplett has created imagery for books and book covers, packaging for Whole Foods, a poster for the New York City MTA, product design, and much more. Her bright, vivid illustrations are made with pen and ink and paint, and then "cleaned up" digitally. Triplett also works in partnership with her ...   Read the full Story >>

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