Brian Scott Campbell

Illustration // Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Living and working in Brooklyn, NY - Brian Scott Campell's drawings depict a disorienting combination of both interior and exterior space. In an exploration of both individual memory and collective history, personal symbols are merged with an expansive stream of familiar forms.

Steinlen's Cats

Illustration // Monday, August 13, 2012
Théophile Alexandre Steinlen (1859 - 1923) was a Swiss-born, Parisian-based art nouveau painter and printmaker with a lifelong obsession with cats. His best known work, "Le Chat Noir," is ubiquitous in poster shops across France and the US, and during his lifetime he produced hundreds of paintings, sketches, and engravings of his beloved felines.

Julia Pott's Belly

Illustration // Monday, August 13, 2012
Julia Pott does it again. The Brooklyn-based illustrator and animator has garnered critical acclaim for her simple and affecting animated shorts, including her latest, Belly. An official selection for the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, Belly is a beautifully dark coming of age story that is sure to delight and move you.

Drawing With Thread

Illustration // Monday, August 13, 2012
In a short video documenting her 2011 commissioned installation at the Shire Hall Gallery, UK-based artist Debbie Smyth discusses her process and inspiration for her embroidered illustrations. Through meticulously lifting, stretching, tightening, and pinning threads to add or decrease tension, Smyth has developed a unique style that lies somewhere between fine art and textile craft.

Matei Apostolescu

Illustration // Monday, August 13, 2012
Matei Apostolescu is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer based in Bucharest, Romania. He uses a wide variety of materials to create his vibrant psychedelic images, ranging from pencil to markers, to spray paint to Photoshop. Apostolescu tries to keep his work as loose and spontaneous as possible, which is fully reflected in his work's distinctive visual energy and exuberance.  

The Surreal Psychedelic World of Michael Birnstingl

Illustration // Sunday, August 12, 2012
  Michael Birnstingl is an artist and graphic designer based in Graz, Austria. He works predominately in color pencil to create works inspired by the fantastical, surreal and dream-like. He specializes in strange juxtapositions of bodily, natural and manmade worlds in electrifying color. Birnstingl is also interested in cartooning and portraiture.

Illustrations by Chris B. Murray

Illustration // Saturday, August 11, 2012
'Chris B. Murray grew up in upstate New York, where he discovered marvelous uses of color in comics, graffiti, and childrens’ books. He created his first storybook in high school and has been illustrating and painting commercially ever since.'

Valeria Rey Soto's Abstract Bouquets

Illustration // Friday, August 10, 2012
Originally hailing from Spain, Valeria Rey Soto is an artist and illustrator currently based in Olinda, 'an incredible little town in the Northeast of Brazil, full of art and music and tropical exuberance.' That tropical exuberance comes to life in Soto's colorful pen, marker and watercolor works, in which she delicately weaves floral patterns and abstract geometric configurations. Soto received her degree in Fine Arts from the University of Salamanca, Spain.

Epic Illustrations by Ammo

Illustration // Friday, August 10, 2012
Ammo is an illustrator and a comic book artist based in Brussels, Belgium. His work is meticulously handmade, his weapons of choice are a 000 brush and chinese ink. Ammo also specializes in silkscreened posters, which he prints in Lille, France.

Graphite Drawings by Orka Collective

Illustration // Friday, August 10, 2012
  'Orka Collective is a project of two people, Abo and Ooli, who have the same way of thinking. We get our inspiration from nature, magic, animals, people and from everything that happens around us. We specialize in graphic and web design, illustration and branding.'

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