Peter Strain
Matt Berninger Typographic Portrait


Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
I challenged myself to create a typographic portrait of Matt Berninger, the singer from 'The National' using lyrics from their song 'Nobody Else Will Be There.'

How was the illustration used:
It was used as self promotion.

How did you make this work:
A combination of ink, pencil and digital.

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Peter Strain is an AOI and Communication Arts Award winning Illustrator working and living in Belfast.His work is inspired by film and music as well as social, political and cultural issues. He tackles these with a highly distinctive hand lettering style, bold imagery and humour.