When You’re a Star: Why the First Astronaut Made the Best Sketchbook of All Time

By the time the world’s first spaceflights took off in 1961, there was little doubt about what the future of science would look like.At that time, scientists were busy inventing new technologies and looking for ways to use them for good.“In the space age, there is nothing that will ever be able to match the […]

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The Ultimate Guide to How to Get a Job in the Sports Illustrated Cover Art Illustration Department

Illustrations are the backbone of the sports illustration industry, and there’s a reason why: They are the bread and butter of sports, but they can also be hard to find.That’s where a job in the art department comes in.The job is one of the best ways to make a decent living in the industry.But there’s […]

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What you need to know about the FBI’s controversial new policy on cartoons

FBI Director James Comey announced Thursday that the agency would begin cracking down on cartoonists, illustrators, and publishers that make the controversial political cartoons.“If you depict or satirize any political figure, organization, or person in a way that is likely to provoke a response that could be perceived as political, we may investigate and seek […]

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Illustration: Beatrix Potter on her love of art and design

Illustration, art, and design is one of the fastest-growing industries in Australia.It is one that has exploded in the past decade.The trend for digital art is evident in the range of works being produced, from the quirky, whimsical to the visually striking.“I think there are people in Australia who are getting really passionate about digital […]

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A Freelance Illustrator’s Guide to the Bible

Illustrator brushes are a useful tool in the art of illustration, but the art has become more and more esoteric as more and less professional artists are turning to free, free software. The following article explores the tools that you can use to draw and edit Bible illustrations using the free Adobe Illustrator. In this article, we […]

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