Theo Aartsma

Illustration // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Theo Aartsma is a 27 year old graphic designer from the Netherlands. He’s currently working as an interaction/flash designer for TFE in Groningen. Theo is mostly audiodact in the field he oporates in and his work can be best described as an intricate blend between illustration and design, he uses as much multimedia as he can trying to get the best out of each one of them.

Henry Darger

Illustration // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Henry Joseph Darger, Jr. (April 12, 1892 – April 13, 1973) was a reclusive American writer and artist who worked as a custodian in Chicago, Illinois. He has become famous for his posthumously-discovered 15,145-page, single-spaced fantasy manuscript called The Story of the Vivian Girls, in What is known as the Realms of the Unreal, of the Glandeco-Angelinian War Storm...

Lee Misenheimer's Illustrations

Illustration // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Rich and intriguing monochromatic drawings by Lee Misenheimer, an incredible draftsman and artist and his work is as meticulous as it is beautiful. He folds together flawless forms and creates epic creatures out of simple line. Graduating from East Carolina University School of Art in 1994, Lee Misenheimer's intensely detailed illustrations are indicative of his admitted "repetitive line syndrome," compelling him to obsessively build up layers and layers...

Sick Leave

Illustration // Monday, September 03, 2012
In Jake Fried's animated short "Sick Leave," the Boston-based artist and animator's frantic hand-drawn style and unpredictable stream-of-conciousness content are almost overwhelming. Although primarily known for his paintings, Fried has been experimenting with animation to essentially create "moving paintings," rendered with raw materials such as ink and white-out.

Taylor Crisdale

Illustration // Monday, September 03, 2012
Taylor Crisdale is an Australian freelance illustrator and designer currently roaming the streets of Montreal. Illustrating under the name "TII" Crisdale strives to create images that are both bright and powerful. He was born with a love for art and videogames, and can often be found in dark corners either drawing or defending the triforce.

Philip Dunne's Vibrant Illustrations

Illustration // Monday, September 03, 2012
Philip Dunne is a 31 year-old artist from Dublin, Ireland. His work is a combination of traditional mediums such as pencil, pen, ink, watercolor, and digital coloring techniques. For the past six years he has worked on a variety of commercial, published, and personal art projects, and is currently a member of the Illustrators Guild of Ireland and the international art collective Depthcore.

Illustrator Scott Balmer

Illustration // Monday, September 03, 2012
As a child, Scott Balmer could always be found scribbling away, conjuring up fantastic imagery from futuristic cars to imaginary beasts. The Dundee, Scotland-based illustrator continued his passion for creative invention at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, becoming a highly sought-after and successful freelance illustrator soon after graduation.

Raphael Vicenzi is Mydeadpony

Illustration // Sunday, September 02, 2012
'Raphaël Vicenzi, better known as Mydeadpony, is a self-taught illustrator whose artworks and watercolor techniques are influenced by fashion, street art and graffiti. Combining traditional hand-drawing with new digital techniques, he creates immensely detailed images that are both meticulous and ethereal...'

Animal Instinct: The Work of Joram Roukes

Illustration // Saturday, September 01, 2012
'Joram Roukes' large oil paintings are build-ups or collages of inner-city figures and characters. Blending multiple stylistic elements and references to subcultural groups or popular culture intricately in comprehensive and colorful compositions, the resulting figures try to put across a shaky view of today’s western society.'

The Work of Duda Lanna

Illustration // Friday, August 31, 2012
Visual artist, Duda Lanna develops a work clearly inspired by psychedelic, seeking references in science fiction and retro-futuristic aesthetic of the ‘50s and ‘60s. Contrasting geometric elements with organic shapes, his paintings can move freely between the abstract and figurative, uniting past and future, science and religion.

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