Infected by Art Book - Volume 11

Douglas Bell

Member Since July 2017


Artist: Douglas Bell


Artist: Douglas Bell


About Douglas Bell

I have always been fundamentally attracted to line and value and how the variation of one will affect the other. I use a multitude of lines to describe form, to emulate light and shadow. Though I my experiment with other techniques and media, I always come back to this form of drawing. It provides for me a fresh way of viewing the world along with challenges to overcome. From woodcut to scratchboard to pen and ink to engraving, the use of line tells a story. It communicates a feeling between the image and viewer, and when successful, there is nothing more satisfying or magical. 

Partial list of Shows and awards:

  • Infected by Art Annual 6
  • Creative Quarterly 100 Best 2017 Illustration
  • Silver Medal Society of Illustrators West #56
  • Represented in Society of Illustrators West
  • Represented in Creative Quarterly, 42, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50
  • Creative Quarterly 100 Best 2016 Illustration
  • 3x3 Illustration Annual #13; Honorable Mention
  • 3X3 Illustration Annual #11; Two merit awards;
  • Art at the Center; Group Show, The Human Form;
  • Hilliard Gallery; Group Show, The Human Figure;
  • Artist Magazine’s Best of show 23 finalist for Figure Drawing.


Name: Douglas Bell 
Joined: July 2017

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