Extinct Birds by Brian R. Williams

Illustration // Friday, July 06, 2012
Brian R. Williams portrait set, "Extinct Birds", features extinct birds drawn wearing clothes from the year in which they became extinct. Williams also has another bird series, called "The Fowl Fraternity" and is currently a graduate student, earning his Master's degree studying the History of Art and Criminology.

The Creatures of Alex Chiu

Illustration // Friday, July 06, 2012
"The world that I create is a world full of bubbly eyed creatures that dance and play. There isn’t supposed to be a deep meaning or purpose behind it. It is what it is. My characters float around wielding daggers, they talk about poop, and they vomit a lot. I don’t want them to worry about life. I want them to play and dance and be happy."

Juan Manuel Sancho is Piranha

Illustration // Thursday, July 05, 2012
Juan Manuel Sancho, also known by his moniker Piranha, is a self-taught illustrator, designer and tattooist. As a child, he put together his own monster magazines and drew on any surface he could get his hands on -- paper, furniture, the walls, his own skin... Sancho's interest in different surfaces and synthesis of different styles and techniques is evident in his tattoo-inspired illustrations. He is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

“Arithmétique” by Giovanni Munari and Dalila Rovazzani

Illustration // Thursday, July 05, 2012
Tick, tick, tick... who's afraid of Arithmetic? On a cloudy afternoon, a young boy is kidnapped by an eccentric old man who emerges from his book of math problems and leads him into a nightmarish vortex of muddled numbers and tasks without direction. Loosely based on a libretto by Colette, this illustrated short was co-directed by Giovanni Munari and Dalila Rovazzani for Italy’s Experimental Film Center.

Huebucket's Daily Illustration Project

Illustration // Thursday, July 05, 2012
Huebucket is a Bangkok, Thailand based illustrator and graphic designer, otherwise known as Chalermphol Harnchakkham. Since March, he's been producing one illustration per day, resulting in a really rad set of drawings that showcase a wide variety of styles and subject matters.

Fashion Illustrations by Soleil Ignacio

Illustration // Thursday, July 05, 2012
'Soleil Ignacio’s fondness for drawing portraits of girls with innocent gazes and strikingly big, flowy hair came from her fascination with mermaids way back when she was still young. Albeit her laid back and grunge fashion style, her artworks seem to reflect a hidden persona of herself. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communication from the College of Fine Arts in UP Diliman, where she focused more on graphic design...'

Shinkansen Conspiracy: Opening Reception July 6th

Illustration // Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Shinkansen Conspiracy is the third annual consecutive group exhibition curated by Last Gasp. The show will include many artists Last Gasp has supported and published over our four decades of existence. At 111 Minna in San Francisco, the show is featuring Rogelio Martinez, Mark Bode, Isabel Samaras, Mark McCloud, Shawn Barber, Justin Green, Michael Hernandez de Luna, Clayton Bros, Jennybird Alcantara and many more!!

Darin Shuler Draws

Illustration // Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Darin Shuler is an illustrator out in Chapel Hill, North Carolina who's abstracted characters and animals make us cringe and giggle a little bit- at the same time. He is part of an artist group called Teeth Collective and makes an array of grotesquely animated comics and illustrations.

Michael DeForge: Illustration & Comics

Illustration // Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Michael DeForge's work has been considered "as pop and user-friendly as it is bizarre and challenging". Born in 1987 and working out of Toronto, his work incorporates baroque line work and a variety of characters.

The Death of Tipocracia

Illustration // Tuesday, July 03, 2012
A fantastic reinterpretation of the oldest known illustration of a mechanical press ( Danse Macabre , 1499), made ??by the staff of Bicycle Without Brakes. A silkscreened print by Studio Elastic on Markatto Stile Bianco paper in 3 colors. Limited Edition of 100 prints, each signed by BWB.  Bike Without Brakes is an illustration Studio formed by Douglas Castro, Victor Rocha and Renato Reno in Brazil.

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