Leif Skogstad, account director at corporate identity consultant Gyrographic Communications, suddenly fancied turning into Robin Williams in Goodbye Vietnam. ‘It started with a number of people suggesting that I looked like him, so I just put on the gear,’ says US born Leif, who admits that ‘there is a bit of a similarity’. No stranger to the art of entertaining, he has ‘done a bit of stand-up’ at comedy nightspots in London. ‘It’s all my own material, nothing to do with looking like Robin Williams and it’s just something to do at the weekends when I don’t feel like going snowboarding,’ he says.
The independent music and arts festival based in Wales is in its 16th year, and celebrates its non-corporate ethos by commissioning a different illustrator annually to create its look and
The Association of Illustrators recently launched its #priceitright campaign, to encourage creatives to demand the right fees – the organisation shares its advice for freelancers.
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.