Monochrome Illustration

We were excited to receive a copy of ‘A Journey through Monochrome Illustration’ in the post today. Published by BNN in Japan it’s a new book featuring black and white illustrations from a mix of Japanese and International illustrators, including Safomasi’s Sarah! Looking at Safomasi’s colourful designs today it’s hard to believe that before she moved to India, Sarah’s style of illustration was primarily black and white line drawings. And when she used colour it was in muted, subtle tones. How things change! Though she still does love the simplicity of black and white illustrations, especially when drawing on location. Here’s a look at the book –