Phil Greenwood is based in the UK and since 1971 has been a professional artist/printmaker. Working primarily with copper plates he is able to portray the complexity, simplicity and beauty of nature. He uses a limited colors, different etching pitch and overprinting to achieve a great range of tones. His images do not always relate to a specific place but with a combination of ideas recalled with the atmosphere being of prime importance.
Images: Courtesy of Phil Greenwood.
Wisconsin native Jason Munn now calls Oakland, California his home. He started his career with a love of independent music and design and in 2003 he founded his studio, The Small Stakes, where he produces designs for a wide range of products. The artist is best known for his poster designs, which are concept-driven and restrained, keeping only what is essential to the composition. On an interview with Grain Edit he discusses his use of found imagery:
“At first I wasn’t confident in my abilities to draw etc. Plus it was a huge part of the learning process for me. I was learning how images work together but, as I became more confident, I started to incorporate more illustration into my work.”
And on Teen Vogue he says this:
“My early work used a lot of found imagery or combined multiple pieces of found imagery to create something new. I rarely use found imagery now, but I do work with a lot of common objects, changing them in some way to get a different meaning from the objects and to relate them to the bands.”
You can see more of his work on his website and Instagram.
Images: Courtesy of Jason Munn.
Linnéa N Kolbäck is an illustrator and designer from Sweden with a simple retrostyle that we much admire. She believes in quality over quantity and that less is more. Inspired by the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s her work shows her love for dots, lines and screen printing.
You can view more of her work on her website, Facebook and Instagram.
Images: Courtesy of Linnéa N Kolbäck.