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    VaroomLab Journal Issue four

      Download Issue Four: VaroomLab Journal Issue 4 Visionaries ISSN 2052-1820 Issue Four contains papers submitted and peer reviewed for the Visionaries call for papers, investigating the way visionary approaches are able to expand the way we perceive the world, and also how influences from the past continue to resonate today Including papers on the illustrated […]

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    Varoom 34 – Well, Well, Well

      Varoom 34 – the Well, Well, Well issue illustration, culture, society Autumn 2016  Cover image by Patrik Svensson Purchase here   Self-confidence, the complexities of the human body, anxiety, relationships with pets and a monastic retreat: looking at health and wellbeing through personal experience and historical imagery, the Well, Well, Well issue of Varoom explores […]

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    Varoom 34 – The Pet Effect

    The Pet Effect – Illustrators and Their Pets Your cat stretches across your work desk, smudging paint or nudging the computer delete key as she yawns – prompting a smile, or is it a grimace? Artists have long featured their pets in their artwork, fixing a connection that is clearly a strong bond between animal […]

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    V33 – Pas de Deux

    Pas de Deux – The Dance of Illustrator and Writer In these extracts from the full article in Varoom 33 Sarah McIntyre looks behind the creative curtain to discover the nuts and bolts of a successful children’s book collaboration between writer and illustrator. The recently released Tamsin and the Deep by Neill Cameron and Kate Brown is part […]

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    The ten things I learned from ICON 9

     What ten things did illustrator and educator, Nanette Hoogslag learn at ICON 9 this July? This year, held in Austin Texas, ICON9 brought together more than 700 illustrators, designers, educators, representatives and art buyers who came to see, hear, discuss and explore ‘The Future of Illustration’. Already taking place nine times in a row, ICON […]

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    V33 – Girls’ World

    Girls’ World: The ‘Fabulous Year 24 Group’ and the shōjo manga revolution In these extracts from the full article in Varoom 33 Zoe Taylor tells the extraordinary story of a group of pioneering young Japanese women who reshaped the comics industry and the wider culture, challenged inherited ideas of gender and revolutionised visual storytelling. Taylor […]

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    V33 – Come Together

      Collaboration, like God, is in the detail. Anna+Elena=Balbusso, Marco Lawrence, Chie Chihiro and Giulia Garbin have created collaborative work across illustration, print-making, limited run books and ceramics. In these extracts from the full article in Varoom 33 they share their thoughts and experiences on collaboration with Derek Brazell.   CHIE CHIHIRO are sisters working […]

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    LOL! Politics of Humour Pt. 2

        With politics firmly in the headlines both in the UK and USA, Varoom talks to four pioneering US image-makers about how the political cartoon is evolving. For a generation of people, the caricature on the newspaper Opinion pages was a brisk corrective to what was perceived as the outrages of politicians and governments. […]

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    LOL! Politics of Humour Pt. 1

        Immigration, gun control and social justice issues. With politics firmly in the headlines both in the UK and USA, Varoom talks to four pioneering US image-makers about how the political cartoon is evolving. For a generation of people, the caricature on the newspaper Opinion pages was a brisk corrective to what was perceived […]

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Varoom 34 – Well, Well, Well

  Varoom 34 – the Well, Well, Well issue illustration, culture, society Autumn 2016  Cover image by Patrik Svensson Purchase here   Self-confidence, the complexities of the human body, anxiety, relationships with pets and a monastic retreat: looking at health and wellbeing through personal experience and historical imagery, the Well, Well, Well issue of Varoom explores […]

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VaroomLab Journal Issue four

  Download Issue Four: VaroomLab Journal Issue 4 Visionaries ISSN 2052-1820 Issue Four contains papers submitted and peer reviewed for the Visionaries call for papers, investigating the way visionary approaches are able to expand the way we perceive the world, and also how influences from the past continue to resonate today Including papers on the illustrated […]

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Varoom 34 – The Pet Effect

The Pet Effect – Illustrators and Their Pets Your cat stretches across your work desk, smudging paint or nudging the computer delete key as she yawns – prompting a smile, or is it a grimace? Artists have long featured their pets in their artwork, fixing a connection that is clearly a strong bond between animal […]

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V33 – Pas de Deux

Pas de Deux – The Dance of Illustrator and Writer In these extracts from the full article in Varoom 33 Sarah McIntyre looks behind the creative curtain to discover the nuts and bolts of a successful children’s book collaboration between writer and illustrator. The recently released Tamsin and the Deep by Neill Cameron and Kate Brown is part […]

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The ten things I learned from ICON 9

 What ten things did illustrator and educator, Nanette Hoogslag learn at ICON 9 this July? This year, held in Austin Texas, ICON9 brought together more than 700 illustrators, designers, educators, representatives and art buyers who came to see, hear, discuss and explore ‘The Future of Illustration’. Already taking place nine times in a row, ICON […]

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V33 – Girls’ World

Girls’ World: The ‘Fabulous Year 24 Group’ and the shōjo manga revolution In these extracts from the full article in Varoom 33 Zoe Taylor tells the extraordinary story of a group of pioneering young Japanese women who reshaped the comics industry and the wider culture, challenged inherited ideas of gender and revolutionised visual storytelling. Taylor […]

Featured_ComeTogether_Giulia Garbin_

V33 – Come Together

  Collaboration, like God, is in the detail. Anna+Elena=Balbusso, Marco Lawrence, Chie Chihiro and Giulia Garbin have created collaborative work across illustration, print-making, limited run books and ceramics. In these extracts from the full article in Varoom 33 they share their thoughts and experiences on collaboration with Derek Brazell.   CHIE CHIHIRO are sisters working […]

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LOL! Politics of Humour Pt. 2

    With politics firmly in the headlines both in the UK and USA, Varoom talks to four pioneering US image-makers about how the political cartoon is evolving. For a generation of people, the caricature on the newspaper Opinion pages was a brisk corrective to what was perceived as the outrages of politicians and governments. […]

feature1

LOL! Politics of Humour Pt. 1

    Immigration, gun control and social justice issues. With politics firmly in the headlines both in the UK and USA, Varoom talks to four pioneering US image-makers about how the political cartoon is evolving. For a generation of people, the caricature on the newspaper Opinion pages was a brisk corrective to what was perceived […]