Birmingham illustrator, Joshua Billingham creates twisted characters that pay homage to the New York subway art of the early 80s.
He intensifies his creations by layering unusual combinations of textures and drawing influence from the cartoons of his childhood .
Josh, aka Gent 48, also likes to people-watch. He often makes caricatures of the folk he meets on his travels. After all, real life can be pretty warped too.
character design, visual development, large scale murals/ illustrations, collage, photoshop, graphite drawings, spray painting, portraits, children's book illustration, editorial
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