Phosphor Art's James Gifford was recently commissioned by Oxford University Press to illustrate Thorkild's Song by Rudyard Kipling in his signature Graphic Novel style. The poem is from The Puck of Pook's Hill, originally published in 1906 and is sung by a Danish seafarer hoping for wind. We're looking forward to receiving our copy of the book with the text on James' gorgeous illustrations. For now you can read the poem below...
Phosphor Art's Tiago Galo has been gaining a lot of attention lately, with features on websites such as It's Nice That, Illustration Age, Creative Boom and more. His work is constantly evolving so we thought you might like to learn a little bit more about this exciting new illustrator and his work...
Phosphor Art's Darren Whittington is celebrating 20 years of working as an illustrator by sharing 100 images of his work throughout the years in 100 days. So far the illustrations he's shared have showed a vast portfolio of very different jobs and paint quite an interesting picture of how the world we live in has changed since Darren's first job.
Phosphor's Dave Hopkins is known for his etching style pen and ink illustrations, which are perfect for both fiction and non-fiction books. His distinctive style is showcased on the cover art for 101 Stumbles in the March of History, a new book from the author of 100 Mistakes that Changed History. Dave's task was to illustrate scenes such as Columbus sailing off the side of the flat Earth and The White House flying the Union Jack.
Phosphor's digital artist Mardo El-Noor recently worked on an exciting project with award-winning editorial cartoonist Tom Scott. Mardo created 8 large-scale digital paintings of Tom’s cartoons, the oldest of which was from 1988. The original cartoons were black and white felt-tip illustrations, on yellowing, coffee-stained paper and were all based on our impact on the environment.
Mardo El-Noor does it again with this recent web advert for Auckland’s 10 minute train service. Motion graphics pro Mardo has taken inspiration from the Russian avant-garde and propaganda in this short animation promoting the ’10 Minute Train Revolution’ in Auckland, New Zealand.
Laura Redburn's collages lend themselves really well to editorial work and it's always great to see her work in print. You'll find one of Laura's gorgeous collages in the most recent issue of Betty Magazine, accompanying an article about 'The Perks of Being a Shrinking Violet', a subject Laura identified with a great deal.
Phoshor Art's Flavio Melchiorre is an Italian artist who is also known as IDRO51. His distinct style (known as hypnotic art) is heavily inspired by street art, something he’s been interested in for many years. Flavio actually began his career as a graffiti writer back in the early 90s. Since then he’s worked mainly in the fields of advertising and fashion, lending his distinctly colourful and psychedelic style to campaigns across the world.