10.30am
28 March 2017

"How To"

Here's a set of funnies for you. Tobatron's illustrations were created for a Belgian restaurant who also make their own magazine. The restaurant is called Brasserie Nieuwpoort.  Comissioned with Belgian agency Reclamebureau Plug they depict a humorous info-style series of how to’s. "How to take the perfect selfie, how to get a six pack..."

 

 

10.30am
27 March 2017

Storm Troopers

We're off to a fighting start this Monday thanks to Sam Gilbey 

This shiny new piece is an officially licensed print for Shepperton Studios, The guys who made the original Stormtrooper armour molds back in ’76 - how cool is that! 

10.30am
23 March 2017

Memory

The modern mind is full of useful and not so useful information that we absorb and store and often struggle to find again. We're very impressed with Harry Tennant's latest concept piece for Libération FR on 'Memory in Psychoanalysis' - an inisghtul article too!

10.30am
21 March 2017

Marauders Map

Our very own portrait extraordinaire Montse Bernal has turned her inky quill into something pretty magical with Pottermore. She's illustrated the well known characters Remus Lupin (Moony), Peter Pettigrew (Wormtail), Sirius Black (Padfoot) and James Potter (Prongs). Here is Lupin - see the rest of the gang come to life in animation over at the Pottermore wesbite

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 buidling. 

 

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

 

10.30am
14 March 2017

Charmer

Jonny Gibbs’ work has an untouchable charm and spans the publishing and editorial worlds, speckling magazines and books in numerous territories. 

There's so much to see in his rich body fo work, today we're sharing with you two pieces that sit so well together you'd have thought they were comissioned this way - part of the magic of his prints!

Titled : A Bend in The River & Piano Man.

 

 

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
7 March 2017

Get With The Times

Lynnie Zulu paints an interesting picture for the Sunday Review cover of the NY Times highlighting the benefits of diversity. Here's a taste of the insightful article to put this in context:

 

"What President Trump doesn't seem to have considered is that diversity doesn't just sound nice, it has tangible value. Social scientists find that homogeneous groups like his cabinet can be less creative and insightful than diverse ones."

 

Here's to diversity and progress! Thanks Lynnie.