There are two things you should know about Patrick Leger. Number one –Patrick Leger is an incredible illustrator. Number two – Patrick Leger spends his days musing away in North Carolina. But whereas the latter does a good job of feeding my fantasies of eloping to sunnier skies fact number one (the illustration stuff) is more than worthy of five minutes of your precious appreciation.
Illustrating for pretty much every publication under the sun including the likes of FHM, the BBC, The New York Times and Wired Magazine , Patrick is clearly not short of admirers. With his bold use of heavy black outlining, bright colours and nostalgic tones his talent as an illustrator is pretty obvious and with his portfolio brimming with illustrative delights covering topics as diverse as “Divorce,” “Rising Teen Pregnancy” and “The Dangers of Removing a Sweater in Public”. And with a load of new work uploaded to his site since we last featured him on February 2011 he is clearly a creative talent going from strength to strength.
- Cleon Peterson's works continue to investigate the evil side of humanity
- Winsor & Newton lifts the lid on the secret tricks of every artist's trade
- Calypso Mahieu’s photography makes the simplest things sexy (some NSFW)
- Foster Huntington’s stop-motion short of an 80s Californian skate off
- Dax Norman’s weird and wobbly animations with “cigarettes and eyeballs a plenty”
- Photographer Evija Laivina explores the ridiculous reality of the beauty industry
- Hate the iPhone X notch? There’s an app for that
- Lisa Simpson’s bookshelf: from the curator of Instagram’s Simpsons Library
- Biplab Hazra’s photo of elephants being attacked by mob wins Sanctuary prize
- Michael Bierut: 13 ways of looking at a typeface
- Uncle Ginger uses hypnotic shapes to animate the facts and feelings of bipolar disorder
- Michel Gondry’s John Lewis Christmas advert – Moz the Monster – is unveiled