Illustrated Ape launches its A-Z issue this week, with guest art direction by New Future People creative director Marcus Walters. The group has commissioned work from many previously unpublished young illustrators and ‘let them run free’, says Walters. The illustrators’ ‘freehand, purist’ approach prompted him to ‘disregard the Apple Mac and focus on more traditional production methods like Letraset, hand-drawn type, stickers and glue’, Walters adds. The A-Z issue is available at Borders, Waterstones and Magma, priced £3.50.
Announced at this year’s Adobe Max conference, designers and illustrators will be able to use the image editing and design software on a touchscreen device in 2019.
Adobe’s latest piece of software enables designers, illustrators and artists to create lifelike oil and watercolour paintings on-screen using their stylus as a paintbrush, and also allows them to delete
Familiar symbols of music production such as play, pause and fast-forward were used alongside photographs of current students to create an “active” look.
The galleries in Great Missenden explore the life of the children’s author, who lived in the village – an inspiration for many stories – for 36 years.