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Never say never – Jose Manuel Rios

Meet Jose Manuel Rios, also known as El Pollo. Hailing from Chiapas, Mexico, this up-beat and try-anything character loves four things: illustration, music, football and Japanese cuisine. His free-spirit to […]

Influencing through art – Ryuji Oguni

As a lot of people know, Japanese pop culture is huge and intricate with layer upon layers of specialised genres and subcultures. The creator in this article, Ryuji Oguni, is […]

A need for balance – Roland the Illustrator

Many creative people have at one point found themselves in the all-too-common situation of struggling to fit their art and passion into the demanding everyday world. Bills have to be […]

An influence of an influence of an influence – Derek Caetano-Anolles

Derek Caetano-Anolles, evolutionary biologist and illustrator. Derek Caetano-Anolles, scientist-artist. Derek Caetano-Anolles, drawer-at-heart. Finding a label for this Max Planck Institute-researcher can be tricky. But as we shall see, there doesn’t […]

Conveying culture through colour – Justine Wong

Always passionate about the arts, Justine Wong never planned to fall in love with illustrating. Initially, she studied Graphic Design at university but then switched to illustration. However, this act […]

Art gives me a pair of wings – Vaan Ip

Having picked up painting at a young age, Vaan Ip always had a passion for creativity. His path started with comics, sketching and slowly developed into oil painting. His original […]

Sculpting the way to one’s dream – Martha Lamont

As a child, Martha Lamont had always felt creativity budding inside her. As she grew up, a passion for the arts had blossomed and engrossed her into its world. Flipping […]

Strength of fragility – Jovial Yeung

Why do you like glass? Glass gives me very strong visual impact. It can be bright, transparent and solid. With such varying effects, the techniques involved are countless and its […]

Imagination flies with creativity – Verity Filipow

With a powerful imagination so vivid and wild it can take you to a new world, Verity creates imaginary creatures into real-life characters with a twist of magic. Inspired by […]

Harmony between body and jewellery – Zimou Zeng

With a father who was a carpenter and mother who was a tailor, there is no doubt that Zimou Zeng’s background helped nurture him into the passionate jewellery designer he […]