Sep
26

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 […]

Sep
23

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 […]

Sep
22

The Varoom Report: Style V26

Style THE ILLUSTRATION REPORT Summer 2014 ISSUE 26 The Style issue endeavours to answer the unanswered questions revolving around ‘Style’, delving deep into its depths and challenging the definition of style, from typography to fashion, the preconceived ideas to the actualities, the creators to the observers. Varoom gets under the skin of ‘Style’, from Creative […]

Sep
22

The Varoom Report: Empathy V25

The Empathy Issue THE ILLUSTRATION REPORT Spring 2014 ISSUE 25 “The illustrations not only mirror, but also extend and develop the ideas in the text and provide a different viewpoint,” says Sarah Browne, Editor of Therapy Today, discussing the value of illustration in her magazine. It’s illustrator’s empathy for the text – not repeating it, not […]

Sep
22

The Varoom Report: Obsession V24

  OBSESSION  THE ILLUSTRATION REPORT Winter 2014 ISSUE 24 The visual equivalent of Earworms? Eyeworms. Nice. Still, how else to describe the images in Varoom’s Obsession issue – an issue about Obsessive practice, Obsessed with Neon, Obsessed with Ladybird, Obsessed with Outsider Artists who are Obsessed with One Thing or another – sometimes One Thing and […]

Sep
20

Varoom 34 – The Pet Effect I

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 […]