alessandro gottardo shout illustrations

posted by the scholar on February 15th, 2008
filed under: art, illustration

look here at italian artist and book illustrator alessandro gottardo, aka shout. he creates wonderful washy, scratchy, fluid and slightly spooky illustrations. his name comes from the feeling of being stifled creative at an agency he was in contract with some years ago. he adopted his nom de plume shortly thereafter, and since then has built an impressive list of clients including the new york times, the guardian and penguin books.

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i love the wide open spaces in these illustrations, and the minimal color palette he uses has great impact but is soothing too.

purchase these prints at thumbtack press and find out more about shout here. see more details here about purchasing alessandro’s very cool looking books, jetlag 1 and jetlag 2!


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10 Responses to “alessandro gottardo shout illustrations”

  1. technabob Says:

    Is that astronaut looking at a spiky puffer-fish moon, or is it just me?

  2. the scholar Says:

    nope bob, i don’t think it’s just you.

    it’s cool isn’t it? 🙂 xo

  3. massimo Says:

    love your work.
    original.
    stimulating
    sonoro!

  4. Liz Pangerl Says:

    Allessandro,
    I hope you remember me. I hired you to paint images of women for a client of mine in Mpls.?
    Please send me your contact info so that we may talk about new possible projects.
    Liz Pangerl

  5. alessandro gottardo Says:

    thank u guys for your coment about my works, very kind from u!

    alessandro

    Liz this is my contact:

    [email protected]

  6. filippo Says:

    ciao alessandro, ti sto cercando per un lavoro ma non ti trovo. ti lascio il mio contatto: [email protected]

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