Zhou Fan's Dream World

Illustration // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Chinese artist Zhou Fan's fantastical world is based on a series of dreams he had as a child. Fan's vivid recollection of these dreams crystallizes in a set of paintings where mushrooms, jellyfish tentacles and fish heads blossom from human forms in vibrant neons and pastels. "Somehow I feel that it is easier to focus on dreams than reality," says Fan of his work.

Make the Mongolian

Illustration // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Toe-tappin' illustrated music video by Barcelona musicians Puig M. Fabra and Mike Moko, aka Los Temblooores (The Earthquakes) for their song Make the Mongolian (Haz el mongol). A very simply drawn, crayon styled animated piece with a real catchy beat. Low budget but highly enjoyable.

Aldous Massie: Future Tense

Illustration // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Aldous Massie was born in Sydney in 1988. He is an illustrator and designer who creates with a futuristic, nostalgic kind of style, with clients ranging from fashion-house Hermès to political parties such as The Australian Greens. His signature drawings appeal to our Jetson-curious mind while allowing us to reminisce about what happened to that predicted future anyways?

John K. for Stussy

Illustration // Monday, June 18, 2012
For their Summer 2012 collection, Stussy collaborated with John K. for a series of t-shirts. In celebration of the release, he created an animated commercial reminiscent of the retro-style in-show commercials that were a vital part of Ren & Stimpy back in 1991. Featuring voice talent from John K. and Eddie Cruz as The Stussy Rat.

The Delusions of N.S. David

Illustration // Monday, June 18, 2012
N.S. David realizes she’s a little bit delusional, and this is why she creates. She harbors the hope that she can prove to her brethren that fairytales are more than just stories – she wishes to make her delusions real. Born 26 years ago, N.S. David has never formally pursued art outside of the midnight hour of her home. Currently, she is tumbleweeding through the vastness of Los Angeles, fully employed as a student of its vibgyoric whimsy.

Alexandra Levasseur

Illustration // Monday, June 18, 2012
Alexandra Levasseur was born 1982, Shawinigan, Qc, Canada and currently lives and creates her narrative illustrations in Montreal. She received aBachelor in Fine Arts and Graphic Design at the University of Costa Rica, and priot to that got her postgraduate studies in Creative Illustration and Visual Communication at EINA School of Art and Design, Barcelona, Spain, 2008. Her work breathes emotional transcendence from a very personal palette.

Drawing with Johanna and Camila

Illustration // Monday, June 18, 2012
A day following the French and Chilean artists, Johanna Tagada and Camila León in Berlin. Some original drawings presented in the video, as well as a print of a drawing on which they collaborated are available on Johanna's online shop. Thanks to Silver Jackson for the music.

Lorn 'Ghosst(s)'

Illustration // Saturday, June 16, 2012
Grotesquely beautiful little animation 'Ghosst(s) put out by CRCR. Born in 2009, CRCR is a team of 6 members, working together to concieve and direct movies, advertising, music videos, short films... Rémi Bastie, Nicolas Dehghani, Paul Lacolley, Kévin Manach, Nicolas Pegon, Jérémy Pires are the artists that make up CRCR.

The Colorful Fashion Illustrations of Hajin Bae

Illustration // Friday, June 15, 2012
South Korean artist Hajin Bae is an illustrator, graphic designer and art director based in Seoul. Bae likes to illustrate lovely young women in full technicolor. Her most recent project has been a collaboration with fashion photographer Bryant Eslava entited "BryJin" - fusing Eslava's photographs with Bae's illustrations to produce animated fashion illustration gifs.

T M Addison's Alphabattle

Illustration // Friday, June 15, 2012
Good, clean typography coming from New Zealand-born illustrator T M Addison. Knife fights, severed limbs, tattoos, and slime. Who knew the alphabet could pack such a punch? Addison studied at AUT graduating with a Bachelor of Graphic Design. He currently lives and works in London.

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