Shop: Illustration Collection

1 May 2015

Art is a doorway into another world, a craft honed and built upon to create masterful works that adorn walls. They contain stories that can mystify, inspire and bring tears to your eyes with their intristic beauty. Each fluid line of watercolour, each droplet of smudged paint, the message that hides a simple heart.

Boys by Girls Magazine has a tradition of showcasing what boys can do and the passions that lie beneath the surface. Since issue 4 we have showcased art as part of our print issues, and it is with this in mind we introduce the first Boys by Girls Illustration Collection, featuring an the exclusive "Sam Alexander Collection". The collection includes 6 limited edition illustration prints by Sam Alexander. Sam's pen strokes and watercolour magic has been seen in our past three issues, and now can be your own to lovingly cherish by purchasing here.

Sam's unique ability to tell stories through his illustrations, is a particular trademark in his work. The creators he illustrates are curious, yet with an element of dark, opening up your imagination of what lies beneath the image first seen. Using a controlled watercolour technique, providing the finest details the more you let your eye take in the artwork. Three of the pieces "Falling", "An Eyes Glance" and "Surrender" are illustrations in our latest print issue "The Trouble With Boys". The trilogy of images are all Sam's interpretations of the poetry included in the issue.

Above : Boys by Girls Illustration Collection.


Each illustration will be printed on German Etching 310 GSM Giclee paper, and all six illustrations are available in a limited edition of 100 prints. These will be signed and numbered by the artist. Optional black framing will allow you to bring the masterpieces to life on any wall they adorn.

Make sure to get yourself one of these unique pieces of art part of Sam's first printed collection available - browse the "Sam Alexander Illustration Collection".

Illustrations
Follow us on Instagram @boysbygirls
View View View @nickhargrove and Hedvig connect over moody European roots (we blame the weather!), humans' innate longing for belonging, and Nick's journey... View @nickhargrove on feeling connectedSee link in bio for the full feature.Interview @hedvigwerner
View Gigi captures ‘Charmed’ star @nickhargrove in a new exclusive feature. See link in bio for the full feature. Photography @ggphotographyofficial... View Turn down the TV so it doesn’t clash with the sounds of bodies in sync. All in, don’t hold anything... View Soft cotton bedsheets smooth and caress weary limbs. Come rain or shine, the airy fabrics welcome their tenant home. ... View Lucy found Tom and Francesc to be incredibly comfortable both in front of each other and the camera while being... View Ecstasy from dusk to dawn when in each other’s company. Pure elation arising from the simplicity of fingers running down... View This series was inspired around Lucy being in love herself and the overwhelming feelings of falling in love. She wanted... View Engulfed in each other, problems and politics blur into background noise of a soundtrack delightfully ignored. . . Photography by... View A bed fit for kings hosts the sincerest intimacies. Eye to eye. Chest to chest. Lips to lips. Honesties slip... View Between veins and nails lie the beauty of the details. Mental notes remember the way they reach out, how they... View This week’s exclusive Instagram editorial is ‘The Touch’ by Lucy Jarvis. Lucy photographs her close friend Tom and his partner... View The threads they’re clad in too - styled by Sara Grižon - holding the human, keeping it safe, showing us... View Doesn’t it make the air lighter, to see how easy they breathe together? Same lungs, same heart, same blood -... View We can watch the Slovenian @zavbibrothers cultivate this forest with their memories, scattering their present onto the overgrown paths. We... View Motion and stasis, the undergrowth and the sky - a sense of balance meted out to brighten life’s lessons. Even... View Boyhood is a kingdom of sticks huddled in leafmould, defying autumn. See link in bio for the full feature. Talent... View Veronika Malačič captures Slovenian brothers and musicians, @zavbibrothers in a series of black and white frames, accompanied along with a...