'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.

Silvio Pequeno

Illustration // Sunday, September 16, 2012
Silvio Pequeno is a 25-year-old illustrator inspired by some of our favorite things including movies, graffiti, tattoos, and music. Silvio also dabbles in silkscreening, producing posters, and making t-shirts which keeps him busy and our eyes pealed. He is an illustrator based in Monte Claros, Brazil, thanks for the introduction!  

Illustrating with Staples

Illustration // Saturday, September 15, 2012
'For years, the French artist Baptiste Debombourg has been gradually perfecting his unique technique taking to a level where he’s now able to create detailed re-interpretations of famous classic paintings. Instead of relying on the usual art mediums, like acrylic or oil paints, he takes these simple objects we use in our every day lives and creates thought-provoking works that blend classic and contemporary art...'

Tim Lane

Illustration // Friday, September 14, 2012
'Tim Lane is inspired by the colourful and fascinating ceremonial rites of ancient cultures; how they celebrate the cycle of life and their provisions for death and the afterlife. Other elements of these rites: the music, the transforming quality of performance and characterful faces, can be seen to influence Tim’s paintings. He also explores the idea of faded glory and the fragility of life and civilization...'


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