Josh Bryan

Illustration // Tuesday, August 21, 2012
While at first glance these stunning black and white portraits look like they were created in Illustrator, you'd be surprised to find out they're actually pen drawings. 20-year-old England-based artist Josh Bryan has a set called Triangulations where he's taken some well-known celebrities, such as, Marilyn Monroe, Albert Einstein, Helen Bonham Carter, and Johnny Knoxville - and created their likeness in abstract, geometric form.

Juan Chavarria Jr

Illustration // Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Juan Chavarria Jr. is an illustrator based in San Diego, California. He specializes in typography, illustration, web and graphic design. His unique and minimal style and his choice of a restricted palette highlights the drawings beautifully.

Gwen Lee

Illustration // Tuesday, August 21, 2012
The mixture of cut-up, found textures and drawing in South Korean illustrator, Gwen Lee’s work is endering. The blending of the two techniques makes a nice contrast for the two styles, making the both eye-catching. As well as the found paper surfaces, Gwen also uses her own marks on the paper before cutting them up, following through with the hand-drawn feel in the collage.

A Monster Calls

Illustration // Monday, August 20, 2012
Based in the UK, Jim Kay is a freelance illustrator, printmaker, and artist who works predominantly in children's books. Kay recently provided a series of illustrations for the award-winning book "A Monster Calls" by Patrick Ness, creating dark, brooding, and uniquely executed images that enhance the novel's haunting quality.

Julia Sonmi Heglund

Illustration // Monday, August 20, 2012
Julia Sonmi Heglund is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer from Marietta, GA currently living in the Los Angeles area. Her whimsically grotesque style has been applied to t-shirt graphics, editorial illustrations, and gig posters, and her impressive list of clients includes The New York Times, BUST Magazine, MTV, and Nike.

Bryce Wymer's Sketchbook

Illustration // Monday, August 20, 2012
Bryce Wymer is a visual artist and freelance creative director currently based out of Brooklyn, New York. In a series of time-lapse videos, Wymer demonstrates his sketchbook drawing process, highlighting his considerable technical skill and aptitude for creating sketches that are as polished as finished works of art.

Thereza Rowe

Illustration // Monday, August 20, 2012
Born in Brazil, Thereza Rowe is a London-based illustrator and graphic designer who is currently earning an MA in Illustration at Kingston University. Rowe's clean, bright, and lighthearted work has appeared in multiple publications, including Comptuer Arts and Amelia's Magazine, and she has exhibited her illustrations throughout the UK.

Ornate Works by René Campbell

Illustration // Sunday, August 19, 2012
  Impressive works by this young talent, 18 year old René Campbell.  Campbell's black and white skulls and animal portraits are detailed with swirling baroque accents, all rendered in staggeringly fine linework. She works both traditionally and digitally and is based in Adelaide, South Australia.

Illustrations by Heather Lund

Illustration // Saturday, August 18, 2012
'Heather Lund is an illustrator who specializes in surface/textile design, children's books, stationery, t-shirt design, and other light-hearted projects that feature adorable characters and humorous themes. Her techniques range from traditional screen printing, to pen & ink, to digital media. Her greatest pleasure in life is bringing people happiness through her illustrations.'

Thomas Burns Illustration

Illustration // Friday, August 17, 2012
Thomas Burns grew up in Gainesville, Florida and received a BFA in graphic design from the University of Florida. Artistically he remained unfulfilled until eventually he created his own freelance studio in 2007. He is currently finishing his MFA in illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta and producing beautifully textural and witty illustration work.

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