Patternbank were at Pick Me Up, UK’s first annual contemporary graphic art fair at Somerset House, London. In it’s third year now the show has grown to be a great place to spot new and upcoming talent with original works and prints available to purchase. Not only that there are various events and workshops to get involved in so altogether a great inspiring day out.
Patternbank highlights the strongest Illustration and graphic trends seen at the fair.
Linear Studies – Botanical Inspiration -Victorian drawings & Photos – Crafted Collage – Gold Foil Backgrounds
Pen and ink sketches – Sprayed and brushed looks – Stylised vector illustrations – Vivid colour use – Tattoo graphics
Collage expression – Abstract content – Forgotten magazine clippings – Floral bloom montages – Spliced looks
Intense Colour against pencil sketches – Abstract shape use – Mineral illustrations – Digital neon looks – Highlight marker pen fills
Weird visual statements – Sinister undertones – Overprinted effects – Random mosaics – Cut out detail – Geometric displacement
Crafted Beauty – Paper type sculptures – Layered effects – Nostalgic interpretations – Surreal paper art
Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair
Somerset House, London | 22 March – 1 April 2012 | www.somersethouse.org.uk