Superstar

Illustrator Sam Taylor Wows People with His Intense Drawings

By: Gil Haddi - Published: Mar 7, 2013 • References: samtaylorillustrator and sweet-station
Graphic illustrator Sam Taylor creates a whole range of crazy characters who embody the insanity prevalent in the world's media.

His works invoke inspiration from cult films such as Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and TV shows and celebrity personalities such as Kanye West. He uses personification and symbolism to encapsulate the key characteristics of his figures, filling some images with overwhelming blood and gore, others with sickly imagery and brutal temperaments. The cartoons are filled with texture and movement due to the artist's use of lines, getting some surfaces to appear like slowly melting slime.

Sam Taylor captures the chaos of pop culture, filling his illustrations with a sense of decay and insanity through bright popping colors and highly textured line work.