28 May 2015

DESIGNER - red cheeks factory

Nelleke Verhoeff is an artist/illustrator from the Netherlands. From her base in Rotterdam Nelleke makes all kind of illustrations, wall art and patterns in her own wimsical, colorful and poetic style. Under the started studio label 'Red Cheeks Factory' she creates giclee prints, postcards and surface pattern designs. Nelleke is mostly inspired by people, she loves to watch their facial expressions and in started a face a day project where she made a different face for 365 days. Find out more or view Nelleke's portfolio online here.

FABRICS - andover

 I wanted to pick out a few of the new fabrics being released by Andover in 2015. The first is this super cute dog collection called 'Patch' designed by the Makower Studio which will be on sale in September 2015.

Next up is Sophia a delicate lined floral from Makower which will be launched next month in June 2015.

And also from Makower are these bright designs from Andover's Lime Twist collection from January 2015.

And finally we end with a fun floral by Kim Schaefer called 'Garden Square' which came out this month.

PG LIVE - gillian flint at bright

These are some of the latest pattern work from Gillian Flint. Gillian is an illustrator represented by Bright Art Licensing who works in greeting cards and children's books. Bright will be exhibiting at PG Live next week (2nd/3rd June) showcasing lots of designs and patterns for licensing from all their fab artists.

27 May 2015

CARDS - noi publishing

One of my favourite card companies Noi Publishing have launched a new range of  small cards. These little blank cards will be suitable for any occasion with a mixture of quirky, cute and botanical designs. Look out for them in shops soon or if you are a retailer you can go online now to order.

ILLUSTRATION - erin blazer

Erin Balzer is an illustrator, printmaker and graphic designer living in Vancouver, B.C. Erin crafts her illustrations by hand using a woodcut technique. Erin has an education background in Graphic Design and Studio Art and recently participated in Lilla Rogers' Make Art That Sells course. Here are some examples of her work and style and Erin can be found online here.