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February 18, 2010

Drawn to Sketchy Characters

I first discovered Tim Tomkinson in the "Fresh" section of Communication Arts magazine in 2005. It sounds like he pretty much went from Parsons, where he studied illustration to shortly after signing with an agent and going into illustration full-time. He is that good. If you want to see more of his work in print, Tim recently had a book of his sketches published called "The {Sketch}book vol. 01". It features 144 pages of his skilled sketchiness.










7 Comments

okat
okat Posted Feb 18, 2010
Jim, thanks so much for this find. I just lost track of time on Tim's website. There are so many good drawings in there.

Larry Roibal
Larry Roibal Posted Feb 18, 2010
NICE!

Collette Abery
Collette Abery Posted Feb 18, 2010
i love this! very much x

Maura Cluthe
Maura Cluthe Posted Feb 18, 2010
wonderful work & drawing style. reminds me of Alan Cober a bit, whose work i've admired for a long time. i'll definitely check out more of Tim's work.

Jim Bradshaw
Jim Bradshaw Posted Feb 19, 2010
Yeah Okat, same thing happily happened to me. Your right Maura about the Coberesqueness (new word). I was a huge Cober fan back in the 80s. Now I'm off to go revisit his stuff. Wonderful line work and subject matter!

gabe Posted Feb 22, 2010
LoL at the one that says "i like a man who drinks vino" haha good stuff here

Tabathar Posted Feb 25, 2010
Word! Love it. Thanks for the link to Vol. 1 Sketchbook, always great to get a more indepth feel for stuff ya like!

 

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