All the latest from the Central Illustration Agency
1 December 2017
Hold the mic! It's Gary Neill, demonstrating what he can do with a clever gif to bring a concept to life. Gary's strength is in his simplicity of form, using a 'conceal and reveal' effect in his motion work enhances the narrative, often sprinkling his work with humour. Now there's an idea...
30 November 2017
Good Wives & Warriors are the new “face” of I+M cosmetic, an organic, vegan, fair-player, plant powered & do-gooder German brand. Hard to do better. Each illustration communicates the political and sustainable values of the brand using a spirit animal to capture the different aspects of what beauty can mean and floral elements of their natural, plant-based ingredients. Powerful illustrations for a powerful brand.
29 November 2017
28 November 2017
'Great Northeners' is an exhibition celebrating Great Manchester's most influential and impactful people. Each member of the final shortlist has been immortalised by renowned Manchester artist and CIA member Stanley Chow, and the portraits form a permanent exhibition at the Great Northern Warehouse open to the public now! Today we are sharing his portrait of Tony Wilson.
27 November 2017
24 November 2017
A to V: The Encyclopedia of Vegan Food .
Nishant Choksi illustrated a guide for vegans and the curious omnivore for NY magazine. You can find ‘meatless meatballs' recipes, great places to eat vegan and even a plant based pet food brand for your super cool vegan dog. In the last 3 years, the number of American vegans increased by 500% (1% to 6%). “Plant-based” restaurants are blooming all over the country, not only in America but also in England. So, are you gonna give up the chops or are you against the trend? Steak is so 2016…*reaches for sausage roll*
23 November 2017
“The inspiration for the festive cup design was just the idea of having a really fun festival party, fuelled by delicious cake an coffee. I was firstly briefed by the design agency about the tone and feel of illustration, then I sent them a rough coloured sketch. From that I worked up the final drawing in Photoshop.” Rose B.
22 November 2017
Ricardo Cavolo has struck again.After a collaboration with Bally & Zara, it’s the turn for Atelier New Regime, a Montreal-based streetwear label, to use Ricardo Cavolo’s iconic illustrations. Their collaboration called “the Change” is about getting back to human essence using symbolism of animals as a metaphor for messages of love, freedom, brotherhood & acceptance.
21 November 2017
Refreshing design by Jitesh Patel for Blue Moon Brewing’s beer glasses.
Inspired by the company’s history and values, Jitesh’s illustration depicts the melting pot of dreams, ideas and creativity that have come together to make Blue Moon into the brand it is today. You can also notice the undulating lines representing the team’s travels across America, marking the beginning of the Blue Moon’s story as a road trip across America, steering towards international success.
17 November 2017
How refreshing to see some traditional lino cut prints!
Our traditional print artist Claire Melinsky has recently been commissioned for an upcoming exhibition at the Royal College of General Practitioners. On an other note, Clare will also take part in The Great Print Exhibition, the largest exhibition of its kind in the UK. If you are curious about how different prints are made, come and say hello on the 17th, 18th & 19th of November at The Gallery, Rheged, in the beautiful setting of The Lake District.