I have been looking forward to sharing my love of Shaun Tan's work for some time now, and finally the day has arrived. An illustrator from Melbourne, Tan's work covers illustration and painting across a diverse range of projects including books, animations, murals and theatre. At present I particularly love the softness and gentle intensity of the drawings in his book 'The Arrival'
this one on originality and creativity first.
I hope you will love and be as inspired by his work as I am - here are a few more images to entice you further (all from www.shauntan.net).
"'He was saying the same sentence over and over, ending with "tasoo-ke-te, tasoo ke-te" from tales of Outer Suburbia