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    Patch Keyes: Nightmare

Illustration: Patch Keyes shows us how real illustration is done

Posted by Liv Siddall,

Refreshing to see a portfolio like that of the magically named Patch Keyes. His whole body of work tells us a story of a labourer whose work tells a story of his own self. Through meticulous print and enviable draughtsmanship, Patch depicts hallucinogens, bad dreams and exotic animals. A founding member of Puck Collective, Patch is no stranger to the modern illustration world, which is perhaps why his old-fashioned-with-a-twist method of working is so appealing. From portraits to logos, to just downright trippy imagery – Patch is your man.

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    Patch Keyes: Trip Out or Die

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    Patch Keyes: Dahlia Black

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    Patch Keyes: Stay Stupid

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    Patch Keyes: Portraits

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    Patch Keyes: Portraits

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    Patch Keyes: Sleeve design for Fantastic Mr Fox – The Trap / Jackal Youth. Black Acre Records


Posted by Liv Siddall

Liv joined It’s Nice That as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our editors. She oversees itsnicethat.com and has a particular interest in illustration, photography and music videos. She also runs our London listings site This At There, and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.