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Art, Design and Illustration

Art
Gavin Hammond Photography 
He is a photographer from London, who creates black and white atmospheric photos depicting London buildings reflected in puddles. He bases his work on the stereotype that it is always raining in Britain. I find his work really exciting because he is able to create so much atmosphere in each image, and he has to be in the right place at the right time to capture the photos. I think it is really interesting how he started this theme, as he accidentally noticed a reflection in a puddle whilst walking around London, and that accident lead to so much interesting work. You can see more of his work on his website

Alice Anderson
Based in London, she explores the concept of memory through wrapping familiar objects in copper wire, some of which become distorted as a result. I visited the exhibition at the Wellcome collection last year, and found the pieces fascinating. I really like the concept of the work, especially the section full of objects that have been disto…

10 Interesting Images

Here are 10 images I find interesting as an illustrator at the moment:

1: Dawn Clements
I first saw her work at the Saatchi Gallery in 2013. I was amazed at her drawings, as they wrapped around the gallery walls, which gave me the feeling of being in the room she had illustrated. Her work made me consider using multiple pieces of paper for a drawing, and experimenting with the scale of my work. You can find more of her work at http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/dawn_clements.htm?section_name=paper

2: St Paul's Cathedral  I like drawing architecture because wherever I am, there is always something to draw. St Paul's stands out to me because I love the old architecture. The dome and columns are so iconic, that even the new buildings in London are unable to block the view. There is so much detail in the architecture, and so it is a challenge to draw. 
3: Papercutting I like the effect of creating a detailed image from paper alone. So much depth can be created using layers and colour…