Gui Martins, illustrator | Zentangle artist

Fluidity exhibition at Crate Brewery, London, UK

Exhibition Zentangle

Fluidity exhibition at Crate Brewery, London, UK

This exhibition is one of the art projects that I'm most proud of. After spending a good amount of time making digital art, I felt like I needed to reconnect with pen and paper and I couldn't be happier with the result. I created 11 pieces in total: 10 A2 size sheets of black paper with white ink and one big wood board (112.5 x 69cm) that I found in the street, picked it up e restored. The exhibition happened in September 2019, but I knew about it since June, so I had 3 months to create all the artworks. Did I...

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Branding project: Fox Loop

Branding Macrame Zentangle

Branding project: Fox Loop

One of my favourite creations. My lovely girlfriend recently started to make macrame and I told her that she should have a brand for it. We have this inside joke with foxes and thought that it could be nice to use one as a symbol, so I created this cute little fox for her using gentle waves as a zentangle pattern. Check her profile @fox.loop to see the amazing pieces that she is beautifuly making.

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Custom illustration for clothing brand

clothing brand Custom illustration Zentangle

Custom illustration for clothing brand

This is a custom illustration that I did for a clothing brand in Rio for a campaign for Valentine's Day. The brief was to draw two shells that complete each other and mate for life. See the illustration in details and watch the time-lapse video with the full process.

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What is Zentangle?

Zentangle

What is Zentangle?

It's a creative way to meditate. The method is easy to learn, relaxing and fun to create beautiful images using structured patterns. It's the technique that I use in my illustrations.

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