21-year-old Information Design student and illustrator Octavia Roodt finds inspiration in new cultures, the nude figure and Afrikaans poetry.
“When I draw a picture or I make a graphic composition it needs to tell a story. The story doesn’t have to be complex but at the same time the artwork cannot simply be a pretty picture with no meaning. “- Illustrator Bale Legoabe talks to us about her artwork.
Ahead of her first solo exhibition ‘Cupcake Collection’, we chat to Johannesburg-based illustrator Gemma Bortz about her creative career to date.
We chat to 20-year-old illustrator Caitlyn Lynch about the origins of her work, her inspirations, and the evolution of her style.
Durban-based fine artist, Brooke Schafer’s candy hued images provide a humorous and candid look at sexuality.
Cape Town-based illustrator Stacey Knipe paints friends and famous faces in fluid brush strokes. Take a look at her tonal and atmospheric images here.
We asked five of our favourite designers to illustrate the book cover to their imaginative autobiography. See what they came up with.
Feast your eyes on these wild and playful moving graphics curated by none other than Exhibit .gif
A guide to the day-to-day working life of a graphic designer according to: Karabo Moletsane, Tyla Mason, Sinomonde Ngwane, Xia Carstens and Hannah Shone.
Eight archival artworks spotlight the talent of Johnny Kotze – illustrator, designer and founder of creative studio The Motel.
A zeitgeist of the early naughties obsessed with the banality of the internet. A symbol of collective youth anxiety. Just how does vaporwave fit into the SA context? Tiger Maremela writes.
Check out an array of dazzling illustrated characters by Johannesburg-based digital design talent Kgabo Mametja, also known as Saint Rose.
Colour and texture come alive in these contemporary pop-culture illustrations by digital artist $hlomonde.
In all shapes, sizes, styles and colours, we take a look at a collection of imaginative characters dreamed up by local illustrators.