- ANA GALVAÑ
- ARTEFACTO MADRID
- CARLA BERROCAL
- COTÉ ESCRIVÁ
- CRANIO DESIGN
- GERMÁN TORRES
- INK BAD COMPANY
- JOAN ALTURO
- LA PENDEJA
- LAURA PEREZ
- MALMÖ ILLUSTRATION & DESIGN
- MARÍA YSASI
- MARINA STECCA
- MARTHA RIVAS
- MIRIAM PERSAND
- NURIA RIAZA
- PABLO LACRUZ
- RUBÉN SÁNCHEZ
- SANDRA ROJO
- SANZ I VILA
- ZOSEN BANDIDO
Achopistacho is an alias for all Dani Blanc's illustrations. This young artist from Extremadura, Spain has developed the current Notebook cover. His illustrations are filled with lots of elements and simple style figures, characterized by the use of vivid colors and gifted with several humor references.
Dani studied Graphic Design in Sevilla, and although he has always dedicated to illustration, he currently works in 2D animation too.
Ana Galvañ is an illustrator and a Comic-author from Murcia, Spain. After studying Fine Arts in Valencia she settled in Madrid, where she works from her own studio for several publishers and advertising agencies. In her free time she draws comics, participates in fanzines and festivals, or she works on anything related to the small universe of independent publishing.
In addition, Ana coordinates the online comic project: Tik Tok. Among some of her latest publications we can find: "Más allá del arcoiris", a self-published fanzine and "Luz Verdadera", a 16 page comic book included in the series Fosfatina 2000.
Santiago Carbonari and Franco Donati, where born in Rosario, Argentina and they're currently living in Madrid, Spain. They are both behind the project Artefacto Madrid. They understand beauty in straight relationship with the Kitsch and Camp movement, highlighting nature's artificiality and seeking a surreal atmosphere, impregnating their work with Rococó or Pop iconography colors.
They currently travel through forgotten antiquarians, searching for little porcelain treasures, once they have them on their workshop, they get clean, restored and printed with their illustrations.
Juan Carlos Paz, also known as BAKEA, is a Spanish illustrator and sculptor who combines digital design, illustration and photography to create an original work where characters are the main ingredient. After studying in Segovia he moved to Madrid, where he worked as an Artistic Manager in BBDO.
On Spring 2010 something hatched in his head creating a new genre of creatures: threw-eyed monsters, taxidermy in pastel colors... An unequivocally pop version from a Natural History Museum at a parallel universe.
Carla Berrocal is a Spanish illustrator from Madrid. She's crazy about comics and drawing.
In 2004 she published her first work: "Hire, el terrible vampiro samurai", a pulp-themed comic written by Daniel Hartwell. Under the same publisher she published in 2005 "Mad Trio" among with Jason DeGroot. Carla has participated in numerous publications such as "Hundlebert Syndrome", "Revista Fierro", "Quimera", "Monográfico" or "Nobrow", among others. In addition to all her work, she also coordinates the collective work "Todas Putas. Los cuentos gráficos" (Dibbuks, 2014).
She's been working on her own studio for several years, and teaching comic and graphic novel workshops at various institutions.
Coté is a Spanish illustrator based in Valencia, where he works for national and international brands. After years participating in several design studios, he decided to develop his own personal brand.
Coté makes hybrid creations, between an artistic and a commercial point of view. His work feeds on urban art, pop culture and traditional animation. He has proven a style of his own, attracting and impacting (sometimes with a feeling of disconcerting familiarity) the viewer. His work is very multidisciplinary: illustration, graphic design or sculpture. These disciplines help him free his imagination and show us his work, which is halfway between digital illustration and handmade.
Many of his work has been exhibited in cities like London, Barcelona, Los Angeles or Singapore and published in several magazines.
Cranio Dsgn is a vectorial illustrator and graphic designer who loves to vectorize, design, create, experience and to transmit through his illustrations his personal hobbies.
This illustrator from Valencia, Spain, has previously worked in several agencies and design studios, but he is currently working as a freelance for magazines, fashion brands and a big amount of different clients, while he develops personal projects and expositions when time allows him to.
He has worked for well-named clients such as Warner Bros, Nike, Red Bull, GQ, Newsweek, ESPN, M&C Saatchi or Yorokobu among others.
Juan Díaz-Faes is an illustrator from Oviedo, Spain. He currently lives in Madrid where he works as a freelance since 2011 and where he is attending a course about creative process. Degreed in Fine Arts, his work usually tends to have a heavy narrative and graphic meaning.
Díaz-Faes usually collaborates with well-named Spanish magazines such as Yorokobu or Ling. In the past years he has specialized in developing patterns for several fashion brands. Juan works also teaching illustration in small workshops, for the IED Institute or the artistic online platform Domestika.
Díaz-Faes draws, eats and smiles in equal proportion, and if he stops doing stuff, he gets bored.
Germán is part from La Trastería, a small craft workshop that offers illustration and design services. They're specialized in developing amazing characters and creatures. Thanks to this type of work they get lots of fresh and dynamic projects. If you get to know them a little, you'll figure out they've got predilection for "monsters".
Workshop and Studio at the same time, both parts combined allow them to fulfill their main objetive: Move current illustration and design to crafted printing.
So, be ware! They've got a workshop full of monsters, and they won't hesitate to used them!
Ink Bad Company is the studio and alter ego from JC Guerrero, a myopic illustrator, that is short and right handed (despite he always picks the pencil as if he was a Leftie). JC works among his cat in Valencia, but he was born in Jaén in 1988. Nothing relevant happened in his life until 2012, when he began to study mass culture through the semitone plot.
His work maintains a special bond with paper, in addition to some hidden immature details. However, the guy has managed to work with respectable clients from all over the world, making drawings and posters for advertising, editorial, packaging, album covers, lettering or an incredible cover for Imborrable!
Joan Alturo is a young illustrator from Barcelona, awarded Runner Up last 2016 by the London Victoria & Albert Art Museum. Joan studied Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona, illustration at Escola Massana, and a master's degree at the Arts University of Bournemouth.
Joan uses observation as a point of departure, always with a critical spirit. He captures an idea and develops it, expressing it normally through visual metaphoring. Hence the poetic character of his work. For Joan it is just as important to efficiently communicate an idea as is to execute a visual appetizing illustration. His work is refined and minimalist, always mixed with a hint of textures, patterns and a limited color palette.
Nuria Aparicio is "La Pendeja", a cartoonist who loves to illustrate, animate, sew or design characters. She began her career in animation studies and, after some years giving life to lots of cartoons, she decided to lead her own new adventure.
Nuria has work on the publishing world for some time now, where you can find her illustrations in several stories from children's literature.
Laura Pérez defines herself as a cartoonist, that combines her personal work in the world of Comic with illustration. She's represented internationally by the Canadian agency Anna Goodson, and nationally by Pencil Illustrators. Laura has worked for clients such as National Geographic, Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal, American Airlines or Wacom. She has recently become part of the series "Illustration Now 4" edited by Taschen and "Ilustradores Españoles" from Lunwerg.
Laura won the "IX Premio Internacional Fnac Salamandra Graphic" award with the novel "Náufragos", written by Pablo Monforte. She dedicates all her time to think what she'll draw next, and to draw what she thinks, on loop mode.
Lawerta is a Valencian illustrator. After working for several years in Design Studios and Advertising Agencies, he decided to illustrate on his own. His style is simple and colorful, drinking from diverse sources like music or football.
Traditional illustration, digital techniques, lettering, characters ... any excuse is a good one to start drawing.
Malmö is an illustration and design studio born last 2011 by J. Ángel and María. They love what they do, design, draw, work, communicate and to think outside the box... they always end with really unique results. J. Ángel and María always start their creative projects with pencil and paper.
Every new project is a challenge to obtain the best result for both of them. Malmö always try to fit the client's necessity, designing full color or thinking how to get the most out of two inks. This curious and charming couple can't avoid learning always new techniques and ways to work with.
Marina Stecca is an Italian illustrator and a compulsive singer of flamenco, trap or funk from the eighties.
She loves Chinese ink and getting her hands dirty with paint, watercolor, serigraphy, ceramics or any other material with which you can express yourself... She is co-founder of the screen printing project "La Favorita". In her digital profile, she moves between graphic and textile design, mixing both fields with a very personal style.
In the past years she has been collaborating with several fashion brands and creating corporate identities for several projects..
María Ysasi is a pattern-specialized designer. She has mostly work at the fashion sector for several Spanish fashion brands.
There more she works, there more marker-pens and notebooks get over her table. María dedicates all the time she can to draw and try new techniques. Her stoke is imperfect but cheerful, and always full of color. She feels very happy with a blank canvas in front of her, excited for painting it with her flowers and plants, that can be printed on any surface, like for example a notebook!
Martha Rivas is an illustrator from Madrid. She is addicted to books and getting into trouble. Martha usually illustrates, animates and draws comics full of characters and vibrant colors. Co-founder of the publishing festival Grapa 10 and the publishing house Atunconpan, where she combines the edition of fanzines and art books.
In addition to her work as an illustrator Martha does talks and workshops related to desktop publishing and illustration too. She currently teaches illustration classes in IED and collects silly gifs.
Miriam Persand is an illustrator, a Graphic designer and and a Comic author from Madrid. Her real name is Miriam Muñoz and she has worked for clients like Diesel, Bugaboo, Nickelodeon or Lenovo. What she likes, like many of her generation, is to draw comics. Their two-legged crocodiles and unicorns, sketched as half-humans, are one of her identity marks.
Many of her work has been published in national and international magazines. She began publishing among the fanzine "Una buena Barba". In 2012 she published her first comic, Animal Party (Ediciones de Ponent) and shortly after, she participated in the anthology "Enjambre" (Norma Editorial). Miriam has collaborated with Tik Tok Comics in several Comic stories and in the compilation "Teen Wolf".
She spends her free time practicing Roller Derby, drinking good coffee and walking her dog Tati.
Nuria Riaza grew up among the brushes and paintings of her father, and like every 90's child, under the influence of characters like Xuxa Park, the Spice Girls, X-Files ... She was always a weird girl, who preferred more reading and drawing than to practice ballet.
After lots of drawings, she found her perfect graphic weapon: the Bic Crystal Blue ballpoint pen. Nuria gets inspired from old family pictures and cinema. She usually takes the characters out of the context, slicing them as if they were collages, to remix them later with photorealistic elements. Nuria's work moves between the fields of textile, editorial and advertising illustration.
Pablo Lacruz is party, music and fun. Pablo is rock and roll. His graphic style is a love declaration for typography, printing and graphic design. He usually plays with the superposition of inks and color masses, creating a silkscreen effect.
Among the outstanding works of this illustrator from Alicante, we can find posters and vinyl covers. Much of his work includes some of the pleasures of life, illustrated with a sixties style.
Pablo siempre da una vuelta de tuerca a sus ilustraciones; añadiendo un guiño humorístico y un toque personal a sus trabajos, pero sin perder la cabeza ni el buen gusto.
Rubén is an artist from Madrid, based in Barcelona since 2001. Graffiti and Skateboarding marked his chilhood in the 90s. We could say that Ruben is a free individual, constantly seeking for spaces and street walls, on which to shape his black lines and rich colors.
Many of his work can be found in countries where they are not used to this type of Street Art like United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Oman, Bahrain or Jordan. Rubén works to revive old spaces. He mixes textures and color palettes to get his work to interact with these scenarios. Many of his paintings contain influences from very different sources: Mediterranean references, flamenco, Arab patterns, or cubism.
Sandra Rojo has been a photographer for more than ten years. She has specialized in architecture and interior design, product and lifestyle. She has also been working for five years on a personal project called "The Domo Project" which aims to show the private spaces of artists, entrepreneurs and creative minds.
In her spare time she travels to bring parts of the world into his camera.
“Photographing is the way to make beautiful things last in time”.
Pau Sanz i Vila is an illustrator from Alicante, Spain, who's identity is based in using just three different colors (blue, pink and yellow) with a personal style close to some Pop references. In its work regular objects, persons or places are represented, resuming his own experiences and adventures.
Author of books like "Triamor", or "Los novios de Gael", his work has been represented in several Art expositions like ARCO, and it's permanently present in several galleries all around Spain.
Lu is also known as Vektorama and she is a graphic artist from Barcelona, Spain, specialized in vector design. She started her professional career in Madrid, where she had the chance to work as a visual designer on an interactive environment for more than 6 years.This illustration maniac is always seeking for new ways and techniques to explore her profession, in which she has been awarded for several times.
Zosen is an Argentine visual artist who lives and works in Barcelona. His first contact with the urban culture was Skate and Graffiti. Influenced by the Punk movement and the premise of "Do it yourself", he began as a self-taught, and studied Art in Barcelona.
Zosen has been an active member of Barcelona's Graffiti scene since the early 90's. He has not stopped painting murals ever since. He also works in collaboration with the artist Mina Hamada, with whom he shares his passion for color.
This restless illustrator doesn't stop painting murals around the world, participating in exhibitions and events, both national and international. His work has been exhibited in galleries from multiple countries.