Amazing amazing illustrations by Russ Mills…I am soooo excited to share, I’m a huge fan now!=)
RUSS MILLS was born on 1971 in Exeter, Devon. UK
Graduated from Leeds Met University in 1995 after completing a BA in Graphic Art and Design, specialising in Experimental Film and Animation. After finding gainful employment in various non-creative institutions went back to basics and began work with pen, pencil and computer.
Has spent almost 20 years crafting skills, absorbing influences from every facet of visual culture and archiving found objects and ephemera to substantiate his work. He has worked as a freelance illustrator with numerous clients in publishing and entertainment, more recently pursuing the more traditional gallery/exhibitive path with solo shows in London and Bristol and group exhibits in the U.S. Numerous sell out print releases and coverage worldwide.
His current work is an clash of styles from classical to pop surrealism, focusing predominantly on the human form, though also abstracting elements from nature and the animal kingdom. Covering subjects such as superficiality and isolation progressing into more socio-political expressions.
His style is particularly close to my heart, I myself love to work in that style, although it requires a lot of patience, which I lack and therefore din’t always come up with results I would want, for example as Russ does=)
I hope you will enjoy his work, and here are few of his fascinating pieces=)