Allyson Mell­berg Tay­lor

Illustration // Monday, October 22, 2012
Allyson Mell­berg Tay­lor is an artist and illustrator based in Harrisonburg, VA who cre­ates exquisitely bizarre draw­ings. She works closely with her hus­band, Jeremy Tay­lor, and together they run a blog that details projects they work on, focusing on using non-toxic artist materials. A lot of Allyson's drawings involve her own set of characters and animals in sickly situations, or awkward moments.

John Chae's New Levels

Illustration // Monday, October 22, 2012
John Chae was born in the year of the dragon (1988), in Boulder, Colorado but grew up in Seoul, Korea. He studied painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art and moved to Brooklyn after graduating. His relatively new series 'New Levels' is an illustrated mind-warp of techo, anime, hallucinogenic psychedelia.

Beware of a Man's Shadow

Illustration // Monday, October 22, 2012
Beware of a Man’s Shadow is a collection of illustrated work featuring seven of this season’s most playful menswear pieces from artist Tara Dougans. Originally concepted as an ‘animated editorial’ and inspired by the Burmese proverb ‘beware of a man’s shadow and a bee’s sting’, the idea was to juxtapose the subtle stoicism of menswear imagery with a cheeky animated wink...

Things You'd Better Not Mix Up

Illustration // Sunday, October 21, 2012
'Things You'd Better Not Mix Up' is an animated short by Joost Lieuwma featuring a series of humorous scinerios of things and situations that, if approached from an opposite angle, have an obviously funny outcome. Joost Lieuwma graduated in 2005 at the Utrecht School of Arts and is currently working as a freelance animator in Utrecht. 'Things You’d Better Not Mix Up’ is his first independent animation film.

Sverre Malling's Higher Ground

Illustration // Saturday, October 20, 2012
Beautifully rendered illustrated 'Higher Ground' text from Sverre Malling. Drawn completely in graphite pencil, the illustrated letters of Malling are composed of decay, garbage, insects, paraphernalia and all things heavy metal. Sverre was born in 1977 in Oslo, Norway.

Bicycle, Bicycle

Illustration // Friday, October 19, 2012
Bicycle is a giant leporello book drawn by illustrator, art director and master in graphic conception, Ugo Gattoni, and published by Nobrow Press. The original is a 5 meter long drawing about bicycles through the streets of London. It was released earlier this yeat, just in time for the London 2012 Olympics.

Nathan Walker's Alphabetcha

Illustration // Friday, October 19, 2012
“For the longest time I’ve wanted to create the alphabet in my illustration style. Now finally, with time and lots of patience, I can say I have my own alphabet. Much of my inspiration came from watching shows like Ren & Stimpy and Aaahh!!! Real Monsters growing up. I guess the gross and somewhat distorted characters stuck with me. I hope you enjoy this as much as I have in creating it.” Nathan Walker

Taborda's Dark Mysticism

Illustration // Friday, October 19, 2012
Eduardo Taborda's mindmelting drawings are nightmarish visions founded on meticulous linework and heavy symbolism. Working primarily in black and white, Taborda shows a staggering attention to detail and a strong commitment to the gruesome in apocalyptic tableaus where dying men beg for mercy and burst into flames. Taborda is based in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Chelsea Hrynick

Illustration // Friday, October 19, 2012
'My pieces are inspired by natural growth, urban architecture, technology, and music. My work tries to illuminate the balance between the natural and manufactured. They aspire to blend the innate beauty of the organic with the scientific power of industry. I incorporate design patterns seen in different cultures throughout history such as Celtic jewelry, Islamic rugs, Modern architecture, and Ancient Greek pottery...'

Tom Lane's Text Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, October 18, 2012
Tom Lane grew up deep in the English countryside and could often be found building bike ramps in the woods or subsequently at a local hospital nursing broken bones and sprains. Over coming his accident prone adolescence Tom developed into an inquisitive and tenacious character but it wasn't until his late teens that he decided to pursue his creative streak. These days he has found himself hand illustrating insanley balanced and well designed type work.

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