Russ Mills Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, March 22, 2012
UK illustrator Russ Mills has spent the last 20 years honing his technical skills in traditional and digital art, gathering inspiration from every facet of visual culture as well as archiving found objects and ephemera to incorporate into his work. Mills has worked as a freelance illustrator with numerous clients in publishing and entertainment, and has more recently started to pursue gallery exhibitions with solo and group shows in London, Bristol, and the US.

Tikkywow's Yak

Illustration // Thursday, March 22, 2012
Based in Bangkok, Thailand, graphic artist Tikkywow reinterprets the fearsome faces of "Yak," a race of giants whose statues guard Buddhist temples from evil spirits. Inspired by elements of traditional Thai art and culture, Tikkywow places these legendary mythical beings in a modern, colorful, and graffiti-inspired world using an eye-popping vector graphic style.

Brian Luong

Illustration // Thursday, March 22, 2012
Brian Luong is a California-based illustrator who specializes in depicting natural and organic subject matter. Luong's graphically powerful and compositionally engaging work is executed using various levels of meticulous detail and simplicity, and with his discovery of screen printing and t-shirt design, his illustrative style has been honed and refined to best suit the silkscreen printing process.

Facundo Argañaraz @ The Popular Workshop

Illustration // Thursday, March 22, 2012
The Popular Workshop in San Francisco is proud to present Rapture Ready: Space Planning and Aesthetics, a new body of paintings, sculptures and works on paper by Facundo Argañaraz, opening March 23, 2012 from 6-10pm. The exhibition seeks to playfully create a self-reflective space aimed at confronting, and living within, the conditions of contemporary aesthetics locked into an ever expanding present...

New Aaron Crawford Prints

Illustration // Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Atlanta, GA based illustrator Aaron Crawford recently released some new prints in his online shop! Heavily inspired by horror movies, Aaron spends his time creating stomach churning scenes with the deformed, skulls, demons, claws, slime, wrinkles, razor teeth and contorted limbs, he forces you into an alternate reality where the grotesque and evil aren’t ashamed to flourish.

Matt Williams: Uberkraaft

Illustration // Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Meet Matt Williams. A freelance illustrator, artist, designer & creative director working under the name Uberkraaft for his various illustration & personal work projects. 'I'm anti-style and work across a lot of media... I can practically turn my hand to any style to fit any project.'  Hence the appropriate and fitting name he has chosen, Uberkraaft!

Mike Lemanski's Sheet Music

Illustration // Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Mike Lemanski (b. 1986) hails from Huddersfield, UK and graduated from the Highlands School or Art and the Bradford School of Arts. Since then, he has been a successful freelance illustrator creating posters, album covers, book and periodical covers and a gorgeous and playfully intricate series of sheet music illustrations. "Music is a labyrinth with no beginning and no end, full of new paths to discover, where mystery remains eternal." (Pierre Boulez)

The Work of Raul Ramirez

Illustration // Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Hailing from Caracas, Venezuela, Raul Ramirez is the kind of artist who does everything from illustration to graphic design to motion graphics, all created with his signature surreal style and colorful delivery. Each piece is a self-contained journey into his childhood, teasing out his inner child's immense imagination and innate curiosity about the mysteries of life and the world around him.

Wooden Toy Quarterly

Illustration // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
We'd sure like to get our hands on the newest edition of Australia's Wooden Toy Quarterly, possibly the most design-heavy lowbrow art and creative culture publication ever printed. Appealing to art and design fiends alike, the magazine presents creative culture as a lifestyle that cannot be separated from a love of brilliant photography, art, illustration, and some of the tightest graphic design you’ve ever seen printed on uncoated paper.

Tomo77

Illustration // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Tony Aguero, aka Tomo77, is a graphic designer and illustrator who has been working in the design industry for over 15 years. In the last few years he has been focusing on creating work for apparel, skate decks, and more. According to Aguero, "I don't think I have an art style in particular. Variety sells and I would just hate if all the Tomo77 work looked the same."

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