The twisted and wonderful illustrations of Shaun Hill
"It's not so important to try to find inspiration, but rather to grab it when it comes naturally."
Shaun Hill is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Having built a diverse portfolio (which he continues to develop) of artworks that were tailored for various clients, Hill has become adept at translating his imagination into profit-making form.
We spoke to Hill about his work and how he maintains the balance between producing bizarre, inspired illustrations and staying commercially strong. Honing a distinct artistic style while remaining in the black as a freelancer is a challenge in any part of the world. The answer is twofold, according to him. Hill believes a good illustrator should not being too dear about their own sense of creative ...