Alain Daniel Husson

Illustration // Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Alain Daniel Husson is an insanely intricate illustrator working out of Paris, France who solely draws with black ink on white paper. He is inspired by nature, the Art Nouveau movement, Paganism, Symbolism and Mythology. Here are a couple detail shots from his gorgeously detailed piece entitled 'Isis.'

Anouk Griffioen

Illustration // Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Anouk Griffioen loves working by herself, creating a true expression of her inner world without any distraction. Her drawing is a solitary pursuit. Her work is supported by images that captured her eye. Photos give her a baseline to work with. She builds her work by starting to sketch; her charcoal drawings come to life while holding an image in her hand, guiding her in the process.

Works by Yuko Shimizu

Illustration // Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Tangled limbs, doubles and dopplegangers abound in the remarkable work of Japanese illustrator Yuko Shimizu. You may have seen her work on Gap T-shirts, Pepsi cans,  VISA billboards, Microsoft and Target ads, as well as on the book covers of Penguin, Scholastic, DC Comics, and on the pages of NY Times, Time, Rolling Stone, New Yorker and in many other publications over the past ten years.

'Birds of Aperture' by Paul Octavious

Illustration // Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Paul Octavious' 'Birds of Aperture' series consists of two new prints in which the manmade and the animal are fused in compelling monochrome winged hybrids. Octavious is a photographer and designer based in Chicago, IL.

Sean Aaberg

Illustration // Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Oakland, CA based artist Sean Aaberg follows in the lowbrow tradition of the late great Ed Roth with his own brand of uncanny psyched-out caricatures. Aaberg's cast of characters are equal parts grotesque and goofy, which he renders with meticulous detail -- warts, ooze, rotten teeth and all. Amidst a variety of artistic endeavors, Aaberg also runs Pork Magazine.

The Irreverent World of Louise Pomeroy

Illustration // Tuesday, September 18, 2012
'Louise Pomeroy lives and works as an illustrator in London. Since graduating in 2008 from Kingston University Illustration she has been awarded D&AD Best Newblood for her book of illustrated short stories "I Married a Toyboy Convict". She takes inspiration from True Crime and True Life magazines, 19th century anatomical diagrams and everyday life (and death).'

The Drawings of Yohan Sacre

Illustration // Monday, September 17, 2012
Currently located in Namur, Belgium, Yohan Sacré is an illustrator and graphic novelist. We can't find much in the way of a biography, but the subtlety, simplicity, and whimsy of his pencil drawings speak volumes, revealing an artist with an expansive imagination and a sweetly sincere visual sensibility.

Around Us and Between Us

Illustration // Monday, September 17, 2012
In this short video profile, Los Angeles-based graphic designer and art director Geoff McFetridge discusses his current show, "Around Us & Between Us," at Ivory & Black gallery in London. A continuation of his evolving exploration of basic shapes in everyday life, McFetridge's simple and dynamic work will be on view until October 26, 2012.

Prints in Politics

Illustration // Monday, September 17, 2012
With the US presidential election around the corner and civic debates heating up across the country, the role of art in today's political arena is as pertinent as ever, in great part thanks to the craft of printmaking. In two recent releases, "Occuprint Portfolio 2012" and "Artists for Obama 2012," the expressive importance and mobilizing power of the print is given its due, highlighting the latest efforts of artists to impact the political system.

Illustrator Gabriel Moreno

Illustration // Monday, September 17, 2012
Gabriel Moreno is an illustrator, engraver, and painter based in Madrid, Spain. In 2007 he began promoting his phenomenal portfolio and was selected by London-based magazine Computer Arts as one of the year's 20 new talents of illustration, quickly establishing himself as a successful and respected professional illustrator. He has since gained national and international exposure, working for an impressive array of agencies and publications.

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