[Illustrative Excellence] Profile: Jesse Caggiano


Name: Jesse Caggiano

Website: jessecaggiano.com

Artistic Style: Line drawings

Art Medium: Pen, Adobe Illustrator, screen-printing.

Art Inspirations: Really good gig posters, good use of negative space, Jon Contino, Wes Anderson color palettes, red blue 3-D, humor, Regular Show, Tim and Eric.

Explain first noticed artwork: I watched a lot of cartoons when I was very little, like Rocko’s Modern Life and Ren & Stimpy. I was really inspired to learn how to draw the same characters that I loved to watch.

Most hated Art Cliché: Paintings of pets

Worst Client Habit: I really don’t like when clients start becoming the Art Director.

Before someone hits you up about work they should: They should look at my drawings to get an idea of what I specialize in.

Written by Thomas Agnew