Turkey Trot, Stuffing and Drawing

Illustration // Thursday, November 22, 2012
A very appropriate Thanksgiving holiday card by Susan Burghart- in the traditional calligraphic style. Susan worked as a graphic designer for eight years before attending Camberwell College of Arts in London in 2006 to re-train as an illustrator, receiving an M.A. with Distinction. Her work was acquired by the University of the Arts London to be part of their permanent collection...

Illustration from Some Guy

Illustration // Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Some Guy is the design and illustration identity of Bay Area-based illustrator Phil Guy. (Now do you get the title?!! Our cleverness knows no bounds...) Guy designs graphic, cartoon-style illustrations, often combining them with photography to create unique images of bikers and "van creeps." He has created multiple brand packages, posters, etc., so be sure to check out his website!

Seth Bennett's Gothic Illustrations

Illustration // Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Seth Bennett is a self-proclaimed "freelance illustrator, designer, metalhead, and booze destroyer" who works in Virginia. His ominous illustrations--primarily all black grounds with white etching--read as gothic nightmares of death and destruction with hooded demons, spine-tingling insects, and murderous beasts.  

Illustrations from Thiago Akira

Illustration // Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Thiago Akira is a Brazilian artist who specializes in animation, illustration and comics. His images seem to address themes of life, death, decay, and rebirth, and Akira often changes up his style to suit his subject. From digitally colored images to linear to hand drawn watercolors and manga-style characters (and just look at that cat's glassy eyes!), Akira's got it all, and we've got the proof.

Florian Schommer's Journey To The End

Illustration // Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Florian Schommer is an artist and illustrator based in Cologne, Germany. In 2010, Schommer took some time off to travel the world with his best friends and his sketchbook. The result was 'Journey To The End,' a series of illustrations compiled from his experiences in Russia, Australia, Southeast Asia, the United Kingdom and the European mainland...

James Reka is Reka One

Illustration // Tuesday, November 20, 2012
James Reka is a young contemporary artist based in Melbourne, Australia. Since 2002, Reka has established himself as a pioneer in Melbourne’s burgeoning street art scene, recognized for his cartoon and illustrative based works that make reference to pop culture. Reka is a dedicated and productive artist who creates his own world of mysterious creatures that communicate though color and movement, based around the style of abstracted fantasy and surrealism...

Illustrations by Jacob Livengood

Illustration // Tuesday, November 20, 2012
These detail-oriented works come from the mind of Jacob Livengood, a San Diego-based graphic designer and illustrator. Livengood's minute mark-making, vibrant colors and totem-like characters belong to a style Livengood calls 'aboriginal with a modern twist '. He lists Thurop Van Orman and Pendleton Ward amongst his artistic influences.

The Art of Break Dancing

Illustration // Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Florian Nicolle's series 'Break Dance - Volnorez' applies a geometric lens to the movements of break dancers, tracking angles, tangents and mathematical formulas to annotate the gravity-defying maneuvers. Nicolle's gestural splashes of watercolor and splatters of ink add dynamism and spontaneity, bringing his subjects' poses to life. He is based in Caen, France.

Posters from Viral Graphics

Illustration // Monday, November 19, 2012
Viral Graphics is the Athens-based collaborative project between Alexandros Pyromallis and Konstantinos Psichas. Incorporating original types into their graphic images, the duo creates highly collectible gig posters that simultaneously represent their clients' aesthetics and serve as covet-able artworks. (You can also buy them!)

Illustrations from Tuomas Ikonen

Illustration // Monday, November 19, 2012
Tuomas Ikonen is a Helsinki-based illustrator whose dynamic and colorful works are often brimming with monsters, snakes, and oddities galore. His affinity for graphic design shows through fun illustrations that clearly convey a narrative. We've got a gallery of his work for your enjoyment after the jump.

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