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Illustrator

No idea what a Illustrator does everyday? Instead of trying to summarise job titles which vary, we thought we’d let the interviews do the talking! Read on to hear more about a day in the life of a Illustrator.

Dustin Williams

Via Kansas City

Dustin Williams is a visual artist and printmaker based in Kansas City, MO. He shares a studio space with Allison Kerek and...

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Bigshot Robot

Via Milwaukee

After doing two years of architecture and realising it wasn’t for him, Illustrator/Designer David Zimmerman from Bigshot Robot, found his love of...

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Nicole Ginelli

Via Chicago

Nicole Ginelli was spending between 1-2 hours on a Sunday experimenting with her illustration style while being a UX designer through the week…...

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Jolby & Friends

Via Portland

“If you’ve seen it before, so has everyone else, so take risk in your work”. The very talented illustrator –...

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Bully Design Co.

Via Vancouver

Seriously one of the funnier/ all over the place interviews we have done in a while here at TDK –...

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Zipeng Zhu

Via NYC

Art Director/Designer Zipeng Zhu tells us how he learned everything from his internship at Pentagram with the legendary Paula Scher...

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Kristian Hay

Via Vancouver

Kristian Hay was always pretty analytical and academically driven as a kid up until he was in eighth grade or so, it...

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Julia Iredale

Via Vancouver

Julia Iredale was originally more interested in writing stories before she hit her teens and getting into visual arts. She spends...

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Mikey Burton

Via NYC

It took around 6 years through the constraints of letterpress and screen-printing before part time designer/ illustrator Mikey Burton from New York really...

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Chipper Things

Via Nashville

“Stay curious. Try a lot of things and be okay with being bad at them”- wise words from Illustrator, author...

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Will Bryant

Via Austin

“Develop a broad range of influences, especially outside of the industry you’re interested in, and constantly be experimenting” – Wise...

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Clay Hickson

Via Chicago

One week after Clay Hickson graduated, he moved to Montreal where he only knew a handful of people and couldn’t legally get a...

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Liana Jegers

Via Chicago

We hear a little about Liana Jegers soon to be transitional period going from 8hr days downtown to going solo and...

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Sam Lyne

Via Tasmania

Hobart based Sam Lyne tells us about leaving grunt design work behind to pursue a career in freelancing as a illustrator & hand lettering, to working...

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Katie Wilson

Via Dunedin

We’re drooling over Katie Wilson’s gorgeous illustrations. She generously took some time to talk to us about Wind in the Willows,...

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Jet Martinez

Via San Francisco

Jet Martinez tells us how coming in contact with some of the great works of Mexican Muralism as a child growing up...

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Zac Fay

Via Melbourne

Illustrator Zac Fay tells us about doodling, cartoon watching and some solid hip-hop is all part of the creative process. Zac...

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Chris Edser

Via Adelaide

We got to chat to Illustrator / Animator – Chris Edser about appreciating past achievements while we are focusing on the next challenges...

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Brook Wells

Via Perth

When TDK caught up with WA icon designer/illustrator, Brook Wells, he talked podcasts, stalking pinterest and Disney quotes. He’s come...

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Louise Jones

Via Melbourne

We chat to Swinburne graduate Louise Jones, based in Melbourne, whose botanical patterns are blowing our mind! We talk about getting inspiration...

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Cole Bryant

Via Portland

We chat with newbie Portland Illustrator Cole Bryant. Cole tells us about his favourite passion projects and collabs, where he thinks...

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