Lorenzo Gritti - W.W. II Resistance Heroes.
New portraits by Lorenzo Gritti for a book about Italian W.W. II Resistance Heroes.
Lorenzo Gritti uses minimal colour and details for his digital illustrations
Illustrator Lorenzo Gritti uses little colour in his works, instead putting the emphasis on the sparse elements he includes. “I know I prefer atmosphere rather than details. I like a sort of cleanliness in my illustrations, with a few bold lines and strong background colours,” says Lorenzo. The illustrator says he learned to draw from looking at old comics from the 40s and 50s. “It has always amazed me how you can put an entire universe in a tiny rectangle, creating atmosphere in black and…
Classic Comics + Thrift Store Finds Inspire Italian Illustrator Lorenzo Gritti
Before settling down to work, Milan-based Lorenzo Gritti always begins by doodling faces. “I can’t start anything without warming up with free drawing first,” the illustrator explains. He’ll copy old photographs he’s found in junk shops and car boot sales, portraits of smiling women from the ’50s wi