1. Tom Haugomat

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    Tom Haugomat is an illustrator and director based in Paris, France. Initially working in animation, recently he has focused on illustration. His work has been featured in publications including Air France Magazine, Revue XXI and Le Monde. He is represented by illustration agency, Handsome Frank.

    Haugomat, born and raised in Paris, studied at the prestigious Parisian school of the visual arts, Gobelins. There he met Bruno Mangyoku, with whom he made the short films Jean-François, Pest, and a tribute to Drive.

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  2. Manga Mondays ~ Prema Jatukanyaprateep

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    Prema Jatukanyaprateep, known by the pen name Prema-ja, is a Thai comic book artist and animator. Her most notable work is the manga, Bokbig, published by the Cartoonthai Institute. It was awarded the 2013 International Manga Award’s Gold Award. Topping 256 entries from 53 countries.

    Prema-ja studied decorative art at Silpakorn University in Bangkok. It was during her studies at Silpakorn that the idea for Bokbig grew. The Cartoonthai Institute saw the drawings in an exhibition and asked if she could turn it into a full comic. Planning to study animation in France, she had little free time to complete the comic.

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  3. Privisa

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    Privisa is an animated family feature currently in production. The trailer is a gorgeous mix of vivid colours, celestial lighting, slow tracking shots and floating particles. Even though it is just 40 seconds, their exaggerated facial features, expressions and movements convey the character’s personalities instantly.

    It will be directed by Polish illustrator and concept artist, Marcin Karolewski, who previously created concept art for the video game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and directed the Oszibarack`s Liquid Song music video.

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  4. Javier Garcia

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    Javier Garcia is a graphic designer and illustrator based in San Francisco, California. Applying his playful sensibilities to a variety of professional identity, print, and web design projects for about a decade. Some of his clients include Coca-Cola, Corona, Target, North Face, Facebook and Google.

    Born and raised in México, Garcia studied Graphic and Industrial Design at ITESO Universidad Jesuita de Guadalajara. In 2000, he moved to American to study Graphic Design at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

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  5. Fashion Fridays ~ Katie Rodgers

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    Katie Rodgers is New York-based illustrator who has worked with Cartier, Nina Ricci, Swarovski, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Disney, and Harper’s Bazaar among many others. She has a staggering online following. Her Facebook page has well in excess of 1 million likes, while her instagram boasts upwards of 643 thousand followers.

    Rodgers grew up in a rural town outside of Atlanta, Georgia. At age seven, she fell in love with art and fashion after an aunt gifted her a set of watercolours. She studied industrial design at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. However, after realising industrial design was not quite right for her, she convinced the school to let her study fashion and accessory design abroad in Florence, Italy.

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  6. Andy Bennett

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    Andy Bennett is a freelance illustrator, and visual development artist based in Kent, England. He specialises in animation pre-production, storyboarding scenes, designing characters and environments. He also takes part in a lot of global illustration projects such as the 1001 Knights Anthology by Kevin Jay Stanton and Annie Stoll, and most recently the illustrated zine, Burl & Fur.

    Growing up Bennett was inspired by comics, Saturday morning cartoons and Sci-Fi. He studied Animation at Ravensbourne College of Design & Communication, graduating with a Fda in Animation Practice and a BA in Animation Production.

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  7. Justin Gerard

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    Justin Gerard is an illustrator based in Greenville, South Carolina. Predominately working in Fantasy fiction, some of his previous clients include The Jim Henson Company, Warner Bros., HarperCollins and Random House. His work has been featured in Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, and the Society of Illustrators 50th Annual of American Illustration.

    From a young age, he studied the work of Arthur Rackham and other Golden Age illustrators. He soon began creating his own narrative-driven illustrations. He started painting later in life after he found a Step-by-Step Graphics guide on Peter de Sève. Gerard was also inspired by the books of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.

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