In 1986, famed fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez died. Almost overnight
fashion illustration disappeared from the covers and editorial of fashion
and lifestyle magazines worldwide. It was the silencing of an art that’s
impact was felt on product and industrial design, movies and architecture.
An era had come to end until recently.
At Gelcomm, we are experiencing a resurgence in the demand for illustration
especially fashion. Why is this happening? Fashion illustration is magical;
it is art that suspends our imagination in the form of the body draped in
fabric or whatever the artist wishes to use. It drives lifestyle, sex, power
and energy, all encapsulated in the form of a figure or the simplicity of a