Geometric Snow Illustrations

Illustration // Saturday, January 12, 2013
We are loving the geometric snow illustrations created by Simon Beck's larger than life process of walking across the snow in raquettes (snowshoes) for up to 10 hours at a time! Talking about his process, he says, 'Most of this activity takes place in the ski resort of Les Arcs, where I own an apartment and spend most of the winter. On average they take about 10 hours to really do it properly, some are a little unfinished, if my feet get cold or hurt too much...'

Mark Landis - Father Philanthropy

Illustration // Friday, January 11, 2013
'Standing next to 57-year-old Mississippi native Mark Landis in the watercolors aisle of a local art store, the words “master art forger” are the least likely to come to mind. Bald, stooped, and slight of voice, Landis looks more the part of a paint-by-the-numbers hobbyist. And yet for the better part of thirty years, this unassuming figure managed to dupe nearly fifty art institutions in over twenty states into accepting forged art works. Many still don’t know they’ve been tricked...'

You're My Lobster

Illustration // Friday, January 11, 2013
Lovely crustacean based illustration from artist Beth Austin. She states, 'I am an Illustrator working, studying, and playing in Portland, Oregon. I received my BFA  in  Illustration at  Pacific NW College of Art spring of 2011. As well as drawing I can also be found screenprinting, crocheting, making jewelry, and looking at rocks. I am fascinated by animals, words, hair, faces, wrinkles on faces, poets, string, intricate braids, and a good story.'

Andrea Moresco's 2013 Calendario Croce dOro

Illustration // Friday, January 11, 2013
Still in need of a 2013 calender that provides a little visual inspiration while also supporting safety and a good cause??  Andrea Moresco created this Calendario Croce d'Oro 2013 as a beneficial project in favor of an Italian public assistance. Andrea is a digital illustrator living and working in Bologna, Italy.

Becca O'shea's Skulls

Illustration // Friday, January 11, 2013
Becca O'Shea is a graphics Designer and Illustrator from Wellington, New Zealand. She enjoys drawing, hand drawn type, new vinyl, minimal editorial, typography, and fashion and is influenced by nature, form, graphic encyclopaedias, botany etchings, emotive expression, social cliches & geometric line-work. 'This project was inspired by scientific etchings, the American History Museum & my New York City adventures.' Becca states.

Olka Osadzinska

Illustration // Thursday, January 10, 2013
Olka Osadzinska is a young artist from Warsaw, Poland. She has worked on various national and international art projects, as well as cooperated with brands such as Hugo Boss, Nike, Reebok, Jägermeister, Max Factor, SABMiller and others. She has also worked for numerous advertising agencies in Poland and abroad, clothing brands, and fashion and lifestyle magazines. In 2009 she organised the first and the most successful art fair in Warsaw, The Art Yard Sale.

Drawings from Andrew Archer

Illustration // Thursday, January 10, 2013
'I’m greatly inspired by surrealism, juxtapositions and sublime narratives but more specifically wood block prints, edo period art, cartoons, ideograms, characterization, travel and Asia. Through my work I’ve been lucky enough to work within a range of super cool mediums including editorials, advertising, web, moving picture, storyboards and more and continue to do so. I have also had the opportunity to work with a whole load of lovely people who continue to inspire and support me to do what I do.' Andrew Archer

Yana Moskaluk

Illustration // Thursday, January 10, 2013
Yana Moskaluk is a young illustrator from Russia. As a teenager living in Siberia, Yana decided to pursue a career in the arts and moved to Moscow to begin work when she was only 19. Yana’s work is dark and playful and has a balance between intricate linework and clean planes of color. She is influenced by Japanese printmaking and love for the sensual and the grotesque.

Jen Mann Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, January 10, 2013
'From her sketches, Jen has developed a style of digital collage using her illustrations. By scanning in her drawings and layering them in Photoshop, she creates delightful translucent images, with compositions that merge together animals, feathers, flowers and breath-taking women. These little treasures are paired with short poems that send the viewer into a fantastical world she has imagined for us to escape the tedious "every day".'

Zhang Xiaobai's Tattooed Illustrations

Illustration // Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Gorgeous tattooed Illustrations by Zhang Xiaobai, a talented illustrator based in Beijing, China. She graduated in Xubeihong Art College of People’s University and has since chosen to pursue her passion in the arts. Xiaobai creates tattooed illustrations inspired by classical Chinese women, and each illustration tells a beautiful, sometimes emotional story.

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