WHO INSTAGRAMS WHAT- PART 2 JADE SPRANKLEN

WHO INSTAGRAMS WHAT- PART 2 JADE SPRANKLEN

WHO INSTAGRAMS WHAT- PART 2 JADE SPRANKLEN

To continue our interview with Jade Spranklen, the illustrator who has been taking over Instagram with #Instasprank, she told us everyone you should be following. Other than herself of course @sprankenstein and us @xxymagazine

Ugly Christmas dogs #100hideoushounds

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“I simply just love her illustrations. They are messy and crude and silly and wonderful, all in one. She recently illustrated my dog, Spider, in her ‘100 Hideous Hounds’ series and she got her spot on. So I may be a little biased. She’s always coming up with these funny ideas for series and I genuinely look forward to her updates.”

 

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QTA is an Art Director and Collage artist from Tokyo who does some really slick and cool, minimalist illustrations using only collage. Sometimes there’s a fashion aspect, sometimes there’s some strong surrealism or geometry. There are some posts that are quite morbid and grotesque…those are my favourites.

 

Oh Salvia Slyvia won't you come home? Angels Flight as seen from @gandbcoffee x @grandcentralmarketla

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James Eads work is what I could only dream of illustrating like. He has a way of illustrating light aspects so perfectly that it’s like a dream, or whimsical version of reality where everything is dark but still sweet at the same time. You can see he definitely gets inspiration from Van Gogh, but it’s not over-powering. I’m always staring at his posts for a long time, spotting hidden details, which is pretty hard on a small screen.

 

This collage artist was recommended to me, and the work on here is great. Surreal, dark and somewhat fucked up collages that are right up my street. Many collages demonstrate manipulation of faces and almost making hybrid humans with geometric, interwoven shapes and car parts. It’s cool!

Quotes from Jade Spranklen, read our feature here