24 creative sketchbook examples to inspire Art students
Many high school Painting / Fine Art students worry that their sketchbooks must be wild, gestural explorations, with layers of media exploding from each page. This sketchbook is a reminder that this is not always the case. Here, a sketchbook layout has been approached with the sophisticated eye of a graphic designer; each page taking on the aesthetic of a contemporary magazine.
I like this sketchbook due to the dark colours in the background and the technique used to do this. The background is completely filled using paint in layers. The dark browns and reds make a background for the writtten work - these colours are roughly joined with cool colours which make a detailed water and boat scene. I like the way the writing becomes part of he painting. . The overall effect is breathtaking.
Interior design ideas: illustrator Oliver Jeffers' New York home - in pictures
Credit: Nicholas Calcott Jeffers' studio, in nearby Cobble Hill. It enables him and Suzanne to cut off from work at home where they gather in the kitchen with friends, or head down to the boardwalk that looks out on the spectacular Manhattan skyline.