Studio Visit: Shantell Martin

Wide awake within the illustrated walls of an English artist's Brooklyn abode

“All it cost me were pens and time,” says Shantell Martin of her Brooklyn home and studio. From the baseboards to the ceiling, the space crawls with a hand-drawn mural of Martin’s own design. The artist explains that she rents from a couple who support Martin’s scribbling habit so long as it is contained to the top floor. The walls aren’t alone—scanning the space shows …

Fabulous Noble

Custom portraits by established illustrators and graphic designers through a London-based service

by Malika Dalamal Recently launched in London, Fabulous Noble connects individuals looking to commission a custom portrait with established illustrators and graphic artists from around the world. More than just a replica of a photograph, these portraits are striking works of art that capture the true personality and essence of the subject. Potential clients are invited to browse the handpicked selection of graphic artists and …

Comet Substance

Musical identity mash-ups in collaged band posters by a Swiss illustrator

With his wide range of projects and mediums, it is no wonder why the technical sketcher turned screen printer Comet Substance uses collage in his works. Armed with a broad background, Comet Substance, also known as Ronny Hunger clips images out of their original context to create new spaces within his pieces. Specializing in band posters, he is able to create collaged posters reflective of …