10.30am
12 April 2017

Forbidden Forest

We can't help but share another delight from Andy Singleton's  project with Pottermore. Our favourite and rather heoric creature, known to some as 'Witherwings' but most as 'Buckbeak'. A charming and passionate hippogriff who lived with Rubeus Hagrid in the School grounds and who was a loyal in defending Harry in battle mutliple times. Andy has created a whole array of paper crafted 3D models if you're as nerdy as we are about the wizzarding world.

10.30am
11 April 2017

Barbican at the Broadway

Our all-singing all-dancing Ed Mcgowan is in full swing at the Barbican, on site and online.  Ed's lively illustration promotes free music, dance and theatre for a new two day family-friendly event curated and led by the Barbican Centre this April. 

 

10.30am
6 April 2017

Can't Fight The Moonlight

The very personal story of conflicted masculinity and self-love in Moonlight is a great reminder that cinema can be a profound human experience, Sam Gilbey's cinematic portrait sensitively depicts the lead character and it's already been circulating the realms of the internet and had kudos from the official Moonlight pages. Commissioned by British Airways for 'Highlife Magazine'. Bravo Sam!

10.30am
5 April 2017

Complete Works

Elzo Durt has just released his new book - Elzo Durt Complete Works.

This beautifully curated publication showcases Elzo's illustration between 2003-2016 including posters, album covers, skateboards and various other pyschadelic arworks. Edited and published by Born Bad Records, there is due to be a big exhibition on the 10th anniversary of the BORN BAD label at the GALERIE DU JOUR-AGNES B from April 27th to June 30th. Here's a look at the punchy front page to whet your eager appetites. 

10.30am
30 March 2017

24 Hour Race

Starting this summer Gant is an official sponsor to the 24 hour race at Le Mans. Jonas Bergstrand's arresting artwork spans posters. graphics for badges and typography - to be included in the upcoming capsule collection that has been developed to accompany the sponsorship. We've treated you to a slick poster artwork but delve into his folio to see more pieces from this racey commission.

10.30am
17 March 2017

TFL

Amongst other CIA Artists Rose Blake can be spotted in and around this fine city of London advertising for TFL. If anyone can make getting public transport seem so inviting and playful - it's surely Rose. A beautiful scene.

10.30am
16 March 2017

Paper Scales

Andy Singleton has been commissioned by global digital publisher of all things Harry Potter to conjure up a set of fantastical paper crafted beasts. If you're a fan of the wizzarding world, you are probably very familiar with some of the characters Andy has crafted. We implore you to explore them in detail over at the Pottermore website, have a lemon sherbet and find out your patronus whilst you're at it. That sounds like something Dumbeldore might say.

10.30am
15 March 2017

The Vyne

You'll spot Chris Brown's installation and new visitor experience for the house at The National Trust site, The Vyne in Hampshire. His beautifully crafted work is perfectly matched with the Tudo history of the building and will be installed whilst they undergo some extensive conservation work.  The Vyne has an original Tudor chapel as part of the house which Chris has brought to life with his linocuts Henry V111 and Anne Boelyn on horsebaack and processions of activity continued throughtout the building. 

 

We're going to make it a CIA day out this spring for sure and grabbing all the merch!

 

10.30am
10 March 2017

WELCOME

It's Friday and to end a terrific week at CIA we have the good news of welcoming illustrator David De Las Heros to the roster. He's a great guy and esquisitely talented with a paint brush. There is a harmonious mix of contemporary graphic forms with his background training in classic painting that create something both endearing and adept. We are pretty happy to share this portfolio with you all. Take a Gander

10.30am
3 March 2017

Minimal

We're pouring over the new illustrations of Mario Wagner today. Utilising abstraction and pairing negative shapes, Mario creates effortless graphic dynanism. They are ridiculously pleasing to gawp at, so make sure you check out his folio while you're here.