Sprankenstein

INTERVIEW: Illustrator Jade Spranklen

Jade Spranklen is an illustrator and 2D animation director known as Sprankenstein. Her wildly imaginative, free-flowing and often spooky style has become a trademark that’s easily recognisable on sites like ASOS and adorning anything from Doctor Martens boots to skate decks. Jade has been working as a freelance image maker for the past few years and recently joined us at our first community talks event as one of our inspiring speakers, sharing her journey as a UK-based creative with our young audience at Google Campus. Now, we’re catching up with her to ask her about her collaborative projects with the likes of Sony,…

Simone Truong Creates Dreamy Oil Paintings That Could Pass For Photographs

Simone Truong is a contemporary artist based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. By mixing mediums and processes she creates incredible limited edition prints and originals based on the themes of Fauna and Flora. Creatively, Simone is chiefly concerned with the ephemerality of nature, fleeting moments and the transience of living things. Her work facilitates a more permanent representation of these moments and that can be viewed at any time. Speaking about her chosen mediums and motivations she explains that she always knew she wanted to be an artist. ‘It was what I wanted to do, so when I left school I…