Illustrator Luke Brookes grew up in a small village just outside of Birmingham; fortunate to be very close to the city but also not far away from the natural beauty of the local countryside; surroundings which have greatly influenced his work. “…taking a stroll through woodland and the lakes serve as my inspiration and have influenced my work a lot, which is very narrative driven. I cannot help creating little stories in my head about the scenes or characters I create.”
Having recently relocated to a small village in Staffordshire, the countryside continues to feature heavily in his drawings; “A lot of my work depicts scenes of nature and the beauty of a landscape. I like to include as much depth in my work as I can, so when you come back and look at it you discover a new element.
I use layered shapes and color’s to create vast worlds and scenes ranging from a snowy wilderness to fantasy wonderlands that always engage the viewer. I’ve worked with some really cool people including New Scientist Magazine, Anorak Magazine, Mammoth and Company and many more!”
Luke joins our line up for our forthcoming Inkygoodness Shape/Shift print exhibition – opening in Antwerp this Saturday! Part of the first Fiend Projects Art Festival at Designcenter de Winkelhaak, the festival line up includes live drawing, exhibitions, stalls & workshops! Follow Fiend Projects on twitter or facebook for all the latest updates on the event, or visit their website for full details.
Inkygoodness Shape/Shift opens on Saturday 14th January, and runs until Saturday 28th January, open daily.
Purchase the Luke Brookes Shape/ Shift Limited Edition A3 Giclee Print at the Inkygoodness Online Shop.
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