You! Be Inspired! – Amazing Graphite Drawings by Alexis Marcou

Inspiration April 24, 2013

Developing a unique drawing style is an essential characteristic of successful illustrators. Letting your artworks speak about yourself gives you that distinct identity that is strong and memorable. We have featured so many artists who possess their own distinct styles that separate their works from just being awesome but greatness! And today we will be adding another amazing illustrator to our archive of creative inspirations.

 

Alexis Marcou

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Meet  Alexis Marcou, London-based illustrator whose works are characterized by sketch style illustrations that speak about his ability to capture movements of subjects using graphite pencils and other traditional tools. His great use of tones and lines using pencils when added with digital highlights breathe life to his drawings.

After graduating from University of Plymouth, his illustration career began last 2007 and had been drawing for various huge clients like HP, Hewlett Packard, Atomic Skis and Nike. Lets take a quick look on some of Alexis’ works below:

 

Nike Lion | Alexis Marcou

Nike Lion | Source

 

NIKE 10 | Alexis Marcou

Nike 10 | Source

 

MAU Album Cover | Alexis Marcou

MAU Album Cover | Source

 

HP Wallpaper | Alexis Marcou

HP Wallpaper | Source

 

HP Wallpaper | Alexis Marcou

HP Wallpaper | Source

 

HP Wallpaper | Alexis Marcou

HP Wallpaper | Source

 

Iconic | Alexis Marcou
Iconic | Lady Gaga | Source

 

Iconic | Alexis Marcou

Iconic | Rihanna | Source

 

Iconic | Alexis Marcou

Iconic | Aerosmith | Source

 

CRUSOE | Alexis Marcou

CRUSOE | Source

 

CRUSOE | Alexis Marcou

CRUSOE | Source

 

CURSOE | Alexis Marcou

CURSOE | Source

 

Oxygen | Alexis Marcou

Oxygen | Source

 

Nike House of Hoops | Alexis Marcou

Nike House of Hoops | Source

 

Nike House of Hoops | Alexis Marcou

Nike House of Hoops | Source

 

Check out more of Alexis’ illustration work on his Behance portfolio or visit his website for more information.

Which of the artworks is your most favorite?

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  • Flony

    This is amazing! Great Work!