Jan Martin – Featured Designer

Jan Martin Is A Freelance Illustrator/artist Based In Bristol. Jan’s Skill Lies In Digital Image Manipulation And Manipulation Of Materials. She Began Her Career Using Traditional Collage Techniques, With A Twist – Using Cut And Paste, Combined With Various Other Processes.

With The Demands Of Contemporary Editorial Illustration She Transferred These Methods To The Computer And Has Developed Skills In Photoshop Where The Scope For Collage Methods Is Vast And Exciting. She Loves Experimenting With Textures And Effects, And Uses Both Photographic And Self-generated Material To Create Her Imagery. She Has The Capacity To Create A Bizarre, Sometimes Surreal World Of Unexpected Juxtapositions And Perspectives That Can Surprise, Disturb And Illuminate. For Editorial, Advertising, Publishing, And The Web, It Can Provide A Much-needed Element Of Ambiguity And Surprise.
There Is Also A Lot Of Scope For Portraiture And Caricature, And She Has Undertaken Many Commissions In This Area. She Can Work Very Quickly, Has Never Missed A Deadline, And Has Completed Briefs In As Little As Six Hours.

As Well As Her Digital Work, She Also Enjoys More Craft-based Processes, Undertaking Print Commissions, And Producing Print-based Work For Exhibition And Sale. These Traditional Methods Also Provide Her With Materials Which She Uses In Her Digital Work And Both Approaches Feed Each Other With Inspiration, Practical Techniques And Source Material. Jan Also Runs Workshops In Printmaking And Bookbinding Techniques.

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Allen Ray

is a graphic designer. The Design Mag was founded in 2008, and since then she is constantly looking for new ways to serve the Design community both online and offline. It is her ultimate goal to make The Design Mag the best source for Design related Tutorial and Resources. Follow on Twitter@thedesignmag

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