In these illustrations we see beauty and grit beautifully consolidated – made complementary and pleasant to the eye. “I strive to create a balance between beauty and grittiness,” says Joburg-based illustrator, Rob Crawford.
To celebrate the movers and shakers of Pretoria, Brent Black of Spaza created an art inspired card game that features the illustrations of different accomplished Pretoria-born folks.
Conceptual artist, visual communication designer, illustrator and part-time lecturer Wiehan de Jager uses digital collage processes to produce art. He infuses traditional elements and digital artistic methods.
Luke Mateman is a graphic designer and illustrator who selected a few of his favourite works and gave us some background into their meaning and significance.
Feral Child, an animation and illustration studio based in Durban, hand-picks pieces to showcase their skills and portfolio of work and talks us through each of them for a behind-the-scenes view on their origins.
Engineer by day, illustrator by night, Andile Mdlalose has a natural talent for sketching and illustrations.
In an effort to build and accelerate the progress of SMEs, Colourworks and Designers Ink collaborated to give 67 SMEs a mini brand identity, a two day business bootcamp training programme, a registered web domain and free web hosting for a total of 67 weeks! All this is valued at R40 000 […]
Chené Schoeman, currently studying Communication Design at Rhodes, shared with us where she’s at and where she’s headed… You’re an Honours student and already building up your portfolio. Are you branching out into commercial work? As I am in the final year of my degree, our workload is greater now […]
The first Ethiopian Superhero character was written and created by Beserat Debebe, and in a world dominated by the superhero, the release could not be more timely. The story follows Amanuel Tilahun’s journey as a college graduate who suddenly gains extraordinary powers. Tilahun acts as relatable and aspiration element as he is […]
Gert Rautenbach is an Afrikaans blogger and artist who has taken a foray into pencil art. His concept is simple – he creates simple pencil sketches of everyday objects and experiences. This Cape Town-based artist’s simplistic sketches purvey an unimposing emotional experience. Through the minor colouring combined with simple line sketches, […]
Illustrator, graphic designer and street artist Karabo Poppy Moletsane says she is committed to preserving the African aesthetic. Most of her work is representative and inspired by everyday South African culture. The artist says her inspiration mostly comes from casually walking through any Central Business District (CBD) and soaking in […]
While at the Loeries, these are some of the advertising archetypes you’re most likely to meet -because we know them so well we also share with you what to do and how to act when you see them.
Ndumiso Nyoni: Motion Graphic Designer Ndumiso Nyoni is a motion graphic designer and illustrator whose work is a diverse combination of several styles inspired by AFRICAN themes. About the Artist Ndumiso Nyoni is a Zimbabwean illustrator / motion graphic designer. After completing his studies in Multimedia at the University of […]
Illustrator and graphic designer, Alicia van Zyl created these slang stickers to bring South African originality to instagram.
Freelance illustrator, singer and guitarist Neil Buchner’s illustrations are telling of his scrutiny and unorthodox take on society’s rigid gender roles. The Stellenbosch-based member of the band Pxls says he wants to turn the status quo of gender on its head and draws inspiration from movements such as Dada, Surrealism and Feminism. […]