1. Aad Goudappel

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    Aad Goudappel is a freelance illustrator living and working from Rotterdam, Netherlands. Working from his home studio, Goudappel’s pithy and powerful work has been honoured with numerous awards from Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, and 3 X 3, amongst others.

    Goudappel graduated from the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, additionally he completed courses at Camberwell College of Art in London, England and the Art Institute in Boston, America. Some of his clients include WIRED, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Toshiba, and Herman Miller.

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  2. Fashion Fridays ~ Cassandre Montoriol

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    Cassandre Montoriol is an illustrator based in Paris, France. Capturing everything from shop fronts and cityscapes to cluttered bookshelves and busy offices. Her hand-drawn illustrations are often found spread across the glossy pages of prestigious publications.

    In 1996, Montoriol graduated from Paris art school ESAG Penninghen. She has worked with a long list of esteem brands including Hermès, LVMH, Bloomingdale’s, GAP, and M/B. She also receives regular commissions from fashion magazines Vanity Fair, Vogue, Marie Claire and Glamour.

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  3. Pierre Brissaud (1885 – 1964)

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    Pierre Brissaud was a French illustrator, painter, and a prominent figure of French Art Deco. He created illustrations for publications Les Feuillets d’Art, La Gazette du Bon Ton, Fortune, House & Garden, Vanity Fair, and Vogue. He also illustrated books by renown authors Gustave Flaubert, Eugène Fromentin, and Honoré de Balzac, among others.

    Born in 1885 in Paris, France to a family of artists. His brother, Jacques Brissaud, and uncle, Maurice Boutet de Monvel were both painters. His first cousin, Bernard Boutet de Monvel, is regarded as one of the finest illustrators of the Art Deco era. Pierre Brissaud and his brother were artistic companions. Their uncle, Boutet de Monvel, taught them art.

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  4. Owen Gatley

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    Owen Gatley is a freelance illustrator currently based in Bristol, England. He creates retro-inspired illustrations with landscape evocative of golden age travel posters frequented with frolicking folk.

    Originally from Malvern Hills in Worcestershire, Gatley moved to Bristol to study illustration at the University of the West of England. Immediately after graduating, his work was garnering attention. Securing representation from Agent Pekka and YCN. Gatley, who enjoys the rapid nature of editorial work, has illustrated for many top publications including The Independent, New York Times, The Sunday Times, Conde Nast Traveller, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.

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  5. Richard Méril

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    Richard Méril is a French illustrator and storyboard artist from Paris. His personal work draws inspiration from afrofuturism, anime, and hip-hop.

    He graduated from L’école Émile Cohl Art School and since 2010, Méril has created Storyboards for many of Paris’s top animation and advertising agencies including Fred&Farid, STUDIO HARI, Marathon Media, and Xilam Animation. Méril is currently Storyboarder for Cartoon Network’s The Amazing world of Gumball.

    Méril’s illustrations are full of characters with attitude. They are cool and confident, commanding the viewer’s attention. His use of saturated colours adds an element of fun and energy. All of those qualities can be see in the animated short which he directed, En bel so.

    You can see more of Richard Méril’s work on ArtStation, Instagram and follow him on Twitter.

  6. Fashion Fridays ~ Natalia Sanabria

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    Natalia Sanabria is an fashion illustrator from San José, Costa Rica. Her high-spirited and colourful pieces have an enjoyable 80s nostalgia to them.

    Drawing from a young age, once developing an interested in fashion, Sanabria started making collages from magazine images. She studied Graphic Design and Painting at the University of Costa Rica. Since graduating, she has worked mainly in fashion, publishing and editorial. Clients including NYLON Magazine, MAC Cosmetics, Sunglass Hut and Where GuestBook New York.

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  7. Eero Lampinen

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    Eero Lampinen is an illustrator based in Helsinki, Finland. His editorial illustrations comprise of candy-coloured cool kids, set in folktale landscapes.

    Growing up in Belgium, Lampinen was inspired by comics and old children’s books. As he got older, he developed an interest in printing methods. Leading him to study graphic design at the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Since graduating, he has worked with a range of clients including Wired UK, The New Republic, Otava, Grafia, and Finnish Association for Nature Conservation.

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