Deep Dark Fears

Illustration // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Fran Krause is an animator and illustrator with an infinate talent for relaying comedy and humor in the often mundane realities of out lives. He recently started a series of comics based on his fears and is also currently a faculty member in the Character Animation Program at CalArts and director of the upcoming series "Superf*ckers."

Rene Almanza: Stranger

Illustration // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
A graphic ink and watercolor collection from Monterrey, Mexico-based fine artist, Rene Almanza entitled "Stranger".  This series features a collection of erotic and at times futuristic graphic novel styled pencil and watercolor work. Stranger is based around this statement: “Stranger” is a foreigner, a resident alien, one in the house of another as a guest, visitor, or intruder, a person or thing that is unknown or with whom one is unacquainted...

Anton Vill's Intricate Renderings

Illustration // Monday, February 04, 2013
Even though his background is film (Concept Art), Anton Vill is currently moving towards illustration, and judging from his incredible renderings, I'd say its going quite well. Anton creates insanely intricate ink drawings that are bizarrely grotesque and beautiful at the same time. He is based in Tallinn, Estonia.

Realistic Illustrations from Brian Scott

Illustration // Monday, February 04, 2013
Brian Scott is a self taught illustrator coming from Edinburgh, UK with an uncanny ability to portray deep set emotional expressions in his realistic renderings. His portraits are created mainly with colored pencils and exhibit his gorgeous potential when it comes to illustrating innocence, youth, pleasure and sometimes pain.

Steve Kim's Abstracted Illustrations

Illustration // Monday, February 04, 2013
Steve Kim is an artist and illustrator. Born in Seoul, Korea, he immigrated to the states at the age of two. He received his undergraduate degree from Art Center College of Design in 2006 and his masters from Claremont Graduate University in 2010. He has shown in Portland, San Francisco, Italy, Korea and throughout Los Angeles. He has taught at Art Center College of Design and lives and works in Los Angeles.

Jefferson Smith Illustration

Illustration // Monday, February 04, 2013
Highly intricate, gorgeously rendered, pointillistic illustrations from the talented hand of Jefferson Jasper Smith. Depicting everything from underwater creatures to mythical beasts and the deceased in his airy drawings, Jefferson's portfolio is in the early stages of development but his talent is fully realized in his work. Listen to Torche.

Lilfuchs Illustration

Illustration // Sunday, February 03, 2013
Adam 'Lilfuchs' Fuchs is mostly a guy who is passionate about art, music, skateboarding and all things illustration. He is currently living out in Atlanta, GA, working as animation director at Turner Studios and turning out some pretty epic illustration work. Go 49ers!!!

Lavender Wolf

Illustration // Friday, February 01, 2013
Lavender Wolf is a paper transformer who identifies himself as a pastel lycan. Using cut paper as his medium, Lavender is an artist working primarily with paper cuts and collage, creating bold, simplistic works of paper, on paper. Originally from L.A., Lavender is currently residing in Berlin.

Cats and Food and Things

Illustration // Friday, February 01, 2013
Ohara Hale is a self taught: artist, illustrator, gigposter maker, childrens book author, director, graphic designer, textile/print and fashion designer, comic/comic book/zine maker, art director, singer/songwriter and a multiinstrumental randomusician. Dogs make her laugh. Although born in Hollywood she spent her youth dodging tornados in Missouri, her formative years in LA, and now calls le golden Montreal her official hearthome.

Beth Brown's Sketchbook Project

Illustration // Friday, February 01, 2013
Beth Brown is a visual and sound artist, composer and musician practicing in Baltimore, Maryland. Her visual and sound work share a conceptual common thread of accumulation and texture as a means for creating complex systems that function as development of a language throughout her bodies of work. Through her individual drawings and sound pieces, installations, and albums, Brown explores the universal need to relate and problem-solve using an abstract vocabulary...


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