Who illustrates for the Gorillaz?

Who illustrates for the Gorillaz?

Jamie Hewlett
The story of this group dates back to the late-1990s when Blur’s Damon Albarn (b. 1968) found himself sharing a flat with the illustrator and cult-comic artist Jamie Hewlett (b. 1968).

Does Jamie Hewlett still work with Gorillaz?

The band once had plans for a world tour featuring Hewlett’s designs and a feature film that was proposed but never made. Gorillaz remains Hewlett’s main project for the foreseeable future.

Does Jamie Hewlett animate?

Gorillaz’s Jamie Hewlett reveals how he animates the virtual band.

Did Jamie Hewlett attend art school?

At Northbrook art college in Worthing Hewlett worked with two friends to produce the fanzine Atomtan, a post-punk comic named after a track from the Clash album Combat Rock. His big break came in 1988 with the launch of Deadline, an edgy magazine blending articles on music and culture with comic strips.

How did Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn meet?

Albarn and Jamie Hewlett met in 1990 when Coxon, a fan of Hewlett’s work, asked him to interview Blur. The interview was published in Deadline magazine, home of Hewlett’s comic strip, Tank Girl.

Why are the Gorillaz important?

The band have sold over 25 million records worldwide and are cited by Guinness World Records as the world’s “Most Successful Virtual Band”. They have won a Grammy Award, two MTV Video Music Awards, an NME Award and three MTV Europe Music Awards.

Who is Jamie Hewlett wife?

Emma de Caunesm. 2011
Jamie Hewlett/Wife

What style is Jamie Hewlett?

In the years since Tank Girl, Hewlett’s loose, slapdash drawing style has matured a bit, but still retains much of the energy and looseness of his earlier approach. The result is a pleasingly energetic but more refined drawing and coloring style that makes the Gorillaz art a lot of fun.

Is Blur and Gorillaz the same band?

Damon Albarn OBE (/ˈdeɪmən ˈælbɑːrn/; born 23 March 1968) is an English singer and musician, best known as the frontman and primary lyricist of the rock band Blur and as the co-founder, lead vocalist, instrumentalist and primary songwriter of the virtual band Gorillaz.