Martin O'Neill was commissioned to create and install a 35m2 ceiling collage in Bar Amicale des Amis, an annexe to the Stayrooms Hotel in Luxembourg. The collage was initially created ‘by hand’ in studio then scanned and reprinted at scale, recut and wheat pasted up by hand. Finished with a matt lacquer. The collage was intended to be viewed from multiple angles so has no ‘right side up’, creating unusual juxtapositions for the customers depending on where they engage from. To view Martin's complete portfolio of works click here
We are delighted to welcome Alan Berry Rhys to the Début Art group. Alan joins us as a highly successful illustrator and graphic artist, having already exhibited at several solo shows in his native Buenos Aires in addition to several others across America. As a commercial illustrator he has worked for a string of high profile brands including Jack Daniel’s, Nike, Puma, Vans, Oero, Absolut Vodka and Penguin. Alan’s bold work is characterised by his adaptation of old printing styles and colours, yet clearly stands out today as part of contemporary urban culture. He derives inspiration from vintage graphic advertising, observing the methods of screen-printing, risograph printing, and painting in order to incorporate these elements into his work. His work subsequently bears the attractive characteristic of the errors and limitations born about through these techniques, exuding an appealing lo-fi quality. In tune with his observance of traditional methods, Alan includes references to craftsmanship...
Congratulations are in order for Début Art-represented illustrator Corey Brickley, who has recently been announced as Merit Winner in 3x3's Professional Show. "Each year 3x3 Magazine assembles top juries for each of its three shows: professional, student and children's books. Our international panel of judges vote independently and as a result the 3x3 show is one of the most unbiased juried competitions for illustration." 3x3 Magazine's annual Professional show "is considered to be one of the top three international shows for illustration". Corey has been awarded this prestigious mention -having received the majority of judges' votes- for his recent animated illustration for the Huffington Post, "The Shooting Gallery".
We are thrilled to launch our brand new website! We hope very much that you like the redesign and all the new features. You will find the latest artwork from all the artists you have come to know and from new artists Alan Berry Rhys, Corey Brickley and Chris Skinner. One of the goals of this new website has to been to provide clients with state-of-the-art search functionality to access some of the world’s finest original illustrators, motion artists and illustrative designers. New features include direct navigation to ‘Illustration’, ‘Motion’ and ‘Design’ and monthly collections of ‘Featured Works’ on the homepage. The search functionality, which is now also within each artist's portfolio, allows you to carry out more refined searches, including by type of project and style. The dedicated ‘Styles’ section will show you a variety of outstanding artists working with a particular visual approach and across a range of different kinds of project. The ‘News’ section is frequently updated with...
We are proud to share Peter and MDI Digital’s recent collaborations with The Edinburgh Fringe Festival to launch and promote their 2016 programme of events. In keeping with this year’s tagline of ‘Defying the norm since 1947’ each artwork plays with and defies our perceptions of the expected. The Fringe remains the largest arts festival in the world with 50,266 performances of 3,269 shows in 294 venues over three weeks in August! Click here to get your talons on a digital copy of the programme.
For the launch of the new Presto Ultra Flyknit, Chris designed and produced a series of Emoji icons. You can see the animated versions of the icons here Direction : Tom Darracott and Carl Burgess at Moresoon Design & Production : Chris Labrooy VFX / Animation : Analog
Début Art is proud to have been appointed to act as artists' representatives (agents) by a highly selected grouping of some of the world's finest and most original illustrators, motion artists, motion studios and illustrative designers. Début Art represents over 140 outstanding, highly artistic individuals and studios working around the world across almost all visual communications fields including: advertising, design, corporate, experiential, book publishing, magazine publishing and educational publishing.