David Downton: Portraits of the World’s Most Stylish Women

David Downton Book - Portraits of the World's Most Stylish Women
A long-awaited collection from an illustrator synonymous with fashion, David Downton offers classical glamour with portraits of the world’s most stylish women. Often imitated, but never equalled, it’s amazing to learn that the career of fashion illustrator David Downton only really started in the late 1990s with his first official portrait of the model Marie...

Outside the Box: Hand-Drawn Packaging from Around the World

Outside the Box: Hand-Drawn Packaging from Around the World
40 Designers Discuss the Global Resurgence in Hand-Made Packaging Through interviews with forty designers, illustrators and letterers, Gail Anderson offers an detailed look at the trend in hand-drawn packaging. Largely considered to be associated with the boutique, independent crafter and sign of a more personal touch, a global resurgence in artisan style is combined today...

The Hidden Art of Disney’s Golden Age: The 1930s

The Hidden Art of Disney's Golden Age
Concept Sketches from Four Pioneers of Disney's Golden Age In researching the Disney Animation Studio Library, author Dider Ghez uncovers previously unseen concept drawings and sketches from four pioneering artists of the 1930s; Albert Hunter, Ferdinand Horvarth, Gustav Tenggren, and Bianca Majolica. Including concept artwork from The Old Mill and many other early Disney shorts, They Drew as...

Affinity Photo vs Adobe Photoshop

Affinity Photo vs Adobe Photoshop CC
Coupled with their already excellent vector based Designer app, Affinity Photo makes Adobe's subscription model much harder to justify. With Affinity Designer released a year or so ago, creatives on a budget were given professional quality vector design tools to easily rival that of Adobe's popular Illustrator software. With the launch of Affinity Photo, a contender to...

Terminator and the T-800

Digital speed sketch of the original T-800 from James Cameron's Terminator movies.
A digital speed sketch of the classic T-800 from James Cameron's original Terminator movies. I've been working on way too many vector projects lately and badly needed to flex my creative muscles on something a little looser. This morning I woke up with the idea to do a little speed sketch of the original T-800 from...
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