Hello!

  It’s been a while since writing any posts. However, despite this, I have been busy studying, drawing, making collages, lettering and, as ever, teaching. The blog will likely take on a more visual form from now on; populated with work and work-in-progress. The site has had something of an overhaul. Nothing particularly slick, just […]

AOI World Illustration Awards, 2015 at Somerset House

  oday’s visit to London’s Somerset House was essentially a day for thinking about all things Illustrative. On what had to be one of the most glorious of October days we went to the AOI World Illustration Awards 2015, previously known as ‘Images’. The mission: We wanted to point out to our students that Illustration can be many things […]

Pick-me-Up 2015 at Somerset House

nce again we took our students to the current offerings of Somerset House’s Pick Me Up, Graphic Arts Festival. I really wanted to see something different, something inspiring, something to amaze me and I came away feeling mostly flat. The ‘festival’ seemed to have lost its buzz and its edgy excitement . There was little of […]

Collage: Graphic Play

Collage is a great medium to explore fresh and unexpected compositions and themes. #collage #collageart #papercollage #creativeplay #wip A photo posted by Tim Bones (@mrtimbones) on Mar 15, 2015 at 3:41pm PDT #collage #creativity #collageart #creativeplay #papercollage #fox #glasses A photo posted by Tim Bones (@mrtimbones) on Mar 15, 2015 at 8:25am PDT #collage #collageart […]

How to Get into Graphic Art (A Q&A Session)

his week I was kindly invited to participate as a panel member in a Q&A session about ‘Getting into Graphic Art’ held at Tunbridge Wells Museum. Lead by Jeremy Kimmel, the museum’s Audience Development Manager, the panel consisted of Panini’s Comic Editor, Ed Hammond; designer and illustrator Matt Stokes of design agency Gingermonkeys, and finally, me, […]