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‘Death, Dating and Drawing: Grace Helmer’

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Based in South-London’s Peckham, Grace Helmer reaches beyond her everyday view to create light-toned landscapes, beautiful nature scenes and even her comic ‘Small Hours’. Reporter: Emily Fortune | Sub-Editor: Anisha Chowdhury As an oil paint connoisseur of today, Helmer is able to uncommonly bring this technique in to play with humorous cartoons, detailing the life of a freelance illustrator in London in her comic, with all of its glory from what she describes as ‘Death, Dating and Drawing’. After graduating from Camberwell College of Arts back in 2012, Helmer has since been working for clients such as Apple, HarvardX and even Lewisham Swimming Pool. The illustrator breathes life into all of her projects from her use of subtle colours to her borderline abstract techniques. In order

The London Illustration Fair 2016

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Hosted this year at the Southbank’s Bargehouse, The London Illustration Fair is back with new artists presenting their finest drawings, doodles and designs. Reporter: Emily Fortune | Sub-Editor: Larissa Gliddon     In what's been described as an illustration ‘fruit and veg market’, finding fresh and immersive types of illustration wasn’t difficult. With 70 different collectives and artists chosen to exhibit their work, the Bargehouse was alight with the most intriguing colours and creations from cartoons to optical illusions, caricatures to reportage. Spread across five floors, London’s finest came out in full force with satirical TFL pop-art from London Underdown to Nick Ellwood’s top floor reportage illustration exhibition focusing on the Syrian refugee crisis, the
Interview With An Instagram Illustrator @lucaslevitan

Interview With An Instagram Illustrator @lucaslevitan

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With 119K followers, Lucas Levitan’s “Photo Invasion” project has been a great success story. The Voice Of London met the artist at his book launch party in North-East London to chat about his “photo stealing” technique, inspiration behind his illustrations, as well as what the future holds. Words: Julia Tsilman. Subeditor: Tenelle Ottley-Matthew  Lately, Instagram and its users have been labelled everything from unoriginal to fake, with parodies like Socality Barbie making fun of Instagram’s aesthetics and its #liveauthentic hashtag, as well as Youtubers like Essena O’Neill criticising the social network for being too commercialised and promoting superficial values. However, like any other tool or platform, Instagram is only as good or bad as we make it to be - @lucaslevitan’s feed
The London Illustration Fair 2015 Kicks Off Today

The London Illustration Fair 2015 Kicks Off Today

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The annual London Illustration Fair begins today, bringing together illustrators, publishers, buyers, and graphic and print designers. From exclusive original pieces to small stocking fillers for under £10, there is literally something for everyone... Words: Bea Renshaw, Subeditor: Tenelle Ottley-Matthew London’s contemporary illustration event returns again this weekend, with over 70 UK illustrators and designers who are meeting to exhibit and sell their artwork. The three-day extravaganza boasts a new location at the Bargehouse - a four storey warehouse on the South Bank. The London Illustration Fair is an artist-led event, offering illustration lovers the chance to meet their favourite artists. Alongside this, the event will showcase the work of 30 emerging creatives, who have
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