Marine Curiosities

Illustration // Friday, January 04, 2013
Illustrations from Vladimir Stankovic done for the "Feast" restaurant, Nashville, TN. Gorgeously rendered underwater creations of marine curiosities, created with watercolors, color pencils and digitally. Vladamir lives and works out in Rovaniemi, Finland.

Kristal Melson's Dark Portraits

Illustration // Friday, January 04, 2013
Gorgeous, gorgeous graphite portrait illustrations from the lovely Kristal Melson. Beautifully intricate combinations of fair, delicate females and dark macabre motifs from the animal kingdom and from the grave. Kristal lives out in Singapore.

Ghastly Yours, Joanna Krotka

Illustration // Thursday, January 03, 2013
Joanna Krótka is an illustrator based in Kraków, Poland. She received an MFA in Graphic Arts, with specialisation in book design in 2010. She lkes to draw a lot, listen to 70's prog rock, visit flea markets and watch productions starring British actors. She is inspired by pretty much everything, but mostly sci-fi (literature and movies), psychedelic pictures, fairy tales and dreams. She is currently working to make and publish full-lenght comic book of her own.

Choose Your Own Adventure Fold

Illustration // Thursday, January 03, 2013
At the start of this story, there is a village with a train track in the middle. It is the start of an adventure where the reader is the only one who can determine what will happen. If he chooses to fold to the left, the village will change into a city.  If he chooses to fold to the right, the village will be surrounded by a lake and pine trees. Little by little, monsters appear… flying saucers, a huge wave…

Megan Lara's Art Nouveau

Illustration // Thursday, January 03, 2013
Megan Lara is a 24 year-old illustrator with a ridiculous fixation on pop culture. You can find her work at places like Quantum Mechanix, ThinkGeek, Threadless, Level Up Studios, J!nx, Fangamer, Mighty Fine, Teefury and the Yetee. Currently, she is creating covers for Dark Horse/Joss Whedon’s new “Willow” comic series from the Buffyverse. Here is a selection of some of her gorgeously nouveau inspired illustrations.

Dima Rebus Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, January 03, 2013
Illustrator Dima Rebus was born in a small town in Russia in 1988 and graduated from art school in Moscow in 2011. He now works on a wide range of projects ranging from his personal artwork to illustrations for magazines and other publishing houses. His illustrations are often graphic and edgy, with an unsettling sort of tension in every piece.

The Work of Micah Ganske

Illustration // Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Micah Ganske was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1980. In 2002 he received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Post-Baccalaureate certificate from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2003. In 2005 he received his MFA in painting from the Yale School of Art. In 2005 he was the recipient of the Adobe Design Achiement Award in Digital Photography at a reception held at the Guggenheim Museum in New York where his work was also displayed...

Terrence Payne's Text Illustrations

Illustration // Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Terrence Payne’s archetypal oil pastel portraits combine narrative elements, refined organic forms, along with delicate and bold lines to suggest movement and evolution in his subject’s character.  The earnest beauty ensuing from the clumsy actions of his subjects as they stumble through life in pursuit of their ideal existence inspire him.  Whether or not they ever reach their prescribed potential is irrelevant to Terrence, it is the fleeting and universal experiences that happen...

John Diebel's Cut-Paper Collage Illustrations

Illustration // Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Simple, architectural cut paper collage drawings by John Diebel. Using vintage paper, cardstock, laser-printed image and PVA adhesive on prepared boards, John put together abstracted and stylized city scenes for various gallery shows. John is an experienced illustrator and designer with a strong background in planning, designing, executing and managing graphic assets for interactive multimedia, marketing, packaging and print advertising in Minneapolis, MN.

COSMOS MMXIII: A New Year Calendar from Jorge Fuentes

Illustration // Wednesday, January 02, 2013
'Cosmos MMXIII is a 2013 calendar consisting of 12 illustrations based on the universe and beyond. It’s high-res and free to download, I’m offering it under a Creative Commons license.' says Jorge Fuentes. Bring in the new year with these gorgeous, cosmic illustrations, one month at a time until the next real apocalypse hits. Happy 2013!!

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