Tales come to life on the web page and introspective figures discover inside worlds within the dreamlike illustrations of Simón Prades (previously). His surreal scenes usually function silhouettes of individuals peering into the unknown, whether or not towards a distant reminiscence, the wilderness, or the longer term. Rendered in deep hues with an emphasis on the consequences of sunshine and distinction, he attracts consideration to human nature and common, emotional experiences of hope, nostalgia, and marvel.
Prades has labored as a contract illustrator for greater than ten years, discovering visible language to specific concepts in editorial and e-book publishing, movie, music, and promoting. His purchasers have included The New York Occasions, Penguin Random Home, Scientific American, and lots of extra. “Whereas I nonetheless love fixing issues for purchasers, I need to say that the urge to work on extra private tasks has been rising and may manifest in a e-book or one thing like that quickly,” he tells Colossal.
Prades is trying ahead to a undertaking subsequent yr that merges illustration along with his different ardour, biking. Throughout a 10-day tour by the Pyrenees, he plans to seize the expertise in his sketchbook. Discover extra of his work on his website and Behance, and comply with updates on Instagram.
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