Jack Clayton - Printmaker + illustrator
Here displayed are larger illustration projects that start as pen and pencil drawings which are then scanned and edited into photoshop to add color, depth and tone. They are huge projects that involve extensive research into the subject and in the design deep meaning + messages are visually displayed, telling stories whilst directing the viewers eyes around the page with careful and delicate visual illusions.
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Hoi An Illustration
This design has been created to tell the story of Hoi An ancient town as is currently on permanent display at the Anantara Hotel Art Space in Hoi An.
A detailed map of HCMC from a distorted birds-eye view. Each district is represented with a history of the cities formation in the outside rings .
Dong Son Drum
Inspired by the large, circular bronze drums of Northern Vietnam this is a modern take on the traditional drum patterns that depicted daily life. Inspired by tourist attractions up and down the country, motorbikes, street cables and paving stones this unique take on the geometric mandala style of illustration depicts daily life today in Vietnam.
This was my first illustration upon arriving in Vietnam from Australia an shows a muddle of my inspirations including my London background, my time in Australia and my arrival in Vietnam.