6 Graphic Artists You Should Follow on Instagram
The Philippine’s art and culture scene has been in constant growth through the years with the newly opened National Museum of Natural History, more people attending the annual Art Fair Philippines, and the international productions that come to the local stage such as Lion King, Wicked and West Side Story.
With the art scene growing, more and more digital artists are slowly rising to fame and putting the country in the world as a hotspot for graphic design and illustration.
Here are 6 Graphic Artists you should definitely check out on Instagram;
Abbey Sy is an artist, best-selling author and entrepreneur from Manila, Philippines. Her passion for hand lettering, illustration and graphic design has led her to work with a wide range of clients from various industries such as Moleskine, Pepper PH, Jo Malone and Candy Magazine. Currently in New York, Abbey loves to travel to get recharged with ideas and inspiration. She continues to make art and share stories in hopes of reminding and encouraging others to chase their dreams.
Risa Rodil is a designer, illustrator and letterer who found her love for the arts at age 14 by trying out photography, videography and web design. Her vibrant style of mixing striking colors with a touch of retro and modern retro has allowed her to work on projects such as book covers, magazine spreads, advertising campaigns and many more. She loves to visit new cities, read new books and binge-watch on Netflix.
Manuel “Manix” Abrera
Manuel Abrera is a graduate of the prestigious UP Diliman with a degree in Fine Arts. His passion for the arts has led him to producing a comic strip entitled “Kikomachine” that is featured in the Philippine Daily Inquirer from Mondays to Saturdays. He has an online comic series that is featured on GMA News Online and has won a number of National Book Awards.
Robbie “The Creative Dork” Bautista
An adventure junkie who tries to make sense of life by experiencing the world as much as he can, Robbie Bautista is a UX designer and illustrator by profession. His work extends from urban sketching to designing icons to taking breathtaking photos of his traveling experiences.
Dan Matutina is a graphic designer and illustrator whose style is described as a combination of angular, graphic shapes layered with hand-painted textures. His work in print, digital and animation has led him to have clients such as Google, Apple, Airbnb and other successful international companies. He is also a founding partner of Plus63 Design Co. and Hydra Design Group where he develops graphic design identities and systems for brands.
Kerby Rosanes introduces his audience to his “doodle world” through his works mainly in ink, markers and fineliners. This personal hobby soon became an opportunity for him to freelance on as his work started to garner attention from global brands and design agencies. He’s published a New York Times best-seller book along with four others which has led him to travel the world, attending events, getting featured on TV shows and making art.