William is an illustrator with a strong passion for printmaking, objects and places; most of the time objects in places. Combining knowledge of traditional practises with digital mediums he can create illustrations that look both modern and mature. His artwork frequently addresses sustainability and environmental issues in order to raise awareness of the impact our passion for plastics and consumerism has made on our planet. Instagram: @williamcollyerart Twitter: @willdcollyer Facebook: williamcollyerart
- Wildfire MatchboxesPersonal project to create a set of matchboxes based on the impact of the horrific wildfires of 2019/20 in the Ukraine, California, Australia and Amazon rain forest. My aim with these matchboxes was to show the correlation between fire safety and the negative impact we made on our environment.
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Projects credited in
- University of Wales Trinity Saint David, BA (Hons) IllustrationILLUSTRATION at Swansea enjoys a reputation for producing a diverse and eclectic range of illustrators. The broad and dynamic programme is designed to develop both creative and professional skills, blurring boundaries with Fine Art, Graphic Design, Animation, and other disciplines. It reflects and embraces the diverse nature of contemporary illustration and encourages students to challenge the concept of what illustration can be. The lively and creative atmosphere in our studios provides a comfo17
Live artistInternational School Linking
- Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3ND, UKFull Time
Live reportage to capture the event and the topics discussed during the day.
Workshop AssistantGlynn Vivian Art Gallery
- Alexandra Rd, Swansea SA1 5DZ, UKPart Time
Assisting in weekend workshop activities with children and adults. Printing, crafting and making unique pieces of art with the local community. Occasionally helping out with current exhibitions.
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- Adobe Photoshop
- Image Manipulation
- Reportage Illustration
- Adobe After Effects
- Adobe Illustrator
- Image Making