Ben Sack Knows What Intricate Means

Illustration // Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Artist Ben Sack illustrates infinite cityscapes, both real and imagined. Distorted perspectives are filled-in with intricate details that are almost too much for the human eye to comprehend. 

Stefan Bleekrode's Cityscapes are Drawn From Memory

Illustration // Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Stefan Bleekrode's paintings can best be described as snapshots of things he's seen when travelling or just going through his everyday routine, small bits of beauty in familiar settings. "Often they come in through the backdoor," he says. "And after a while I turn these ideas, combined with a good bit of my own imagination into fully worked out paintings...

Update: The Gold Leaf Works of Alessandra Maria

Illustration // Monday, December 08, 2014
Alessandra Maria is an artist currently working and living in Brooklyn New York. She graduated from Pratt Institute in 2012 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communications Design and Illustration...

The Works of Denmark's Rune Christensen

Illustration // Friday, November 28, 2014
We love the direction this work is going. Danish illustrator Rune Christensen. Just great details, use of color, and great sense of the world around him. Apparently, according to his bio, he travels quite a bit, and some of the colors and patterns  in his work really seems to be inspired by the movements around the globe. 

Thanksgiving as a Vintage Affair

Illustration // Thursday, November 27, 2014
Every year, we like to touch on America's national holiday of "thanks" that really stems from the feast held in the autumn of 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag to celebrate the colony's first successful harvest. What a better way to celebrate than with some gorgeously decorative and embellished illustrated vintage greeting cards. A yearly look at nostalgic Thanksgiving art... 

Adrian Landon Brooks' Own Brand of Sacred Art

Illustration // Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Adrian Landon Brooks' drawings are beautiful and nightmarish, utilizing the simple combination of gouache and pen on paper to create haunting illustrations of idols, icons and strange figures. Brooks is drawn to sacred art that emphasizes a "savior," and he speaks of his creative power as such, something that has brough him "freedom and redemption from everything that ails me...

Intricacies: A Book of Collaborative Drawings

Illustration // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
We love it when we see a wonderful art project get support on Kickstarter. Illustrators Christina Mrozik and Zoe Keller have spent the past five months making a series of highly detailed drawings that they are hoping to print in a beautiful hardocver book.

The Sci-Fi Illustrations of Shusei Nagaoka

Illustration // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Japanese illustrator Shusei Nagaoka is best known for his music album cover art in the 1970s and 80s which included Electric Light Orchestra, Earth, Wind & Fire, Deep Purple, Space, Maze, George Clinton, Kitaro, Rose Royce, Caldera, and Pure Prairie League. 

Illustrations by Rovina Cai

Illustration // Monday, November 24, 2014
Rovina Cai is an illustrator from Melbourne, Australia who loves making illustrations that evoke a sense of intrigue; images that make you linger, hungry to know the story behind it. Her work is often inspired by the past; from myths and fairy tales to gothic novels, these storeis resonate with her because they bring a little bit of magic and wonder to the present day.

Sketches from Anton Vill

Illustration // Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Some of the greatest creative finds are in an artist's sketchbook. Estonian artist Anton Vill demonstrates technical talent and a certain effortlessness in these works. There is nothing like a detailed drawing...

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