Witchy Booze and Aminah Slor

Illustration // Friday, June 22, 2012
The insanely intricate dark, witchy illustration (and tattoo!) work of Aminah Slor is filled with demonically driven motorcycles, hellish childbirths, drug and booze induced adventures, rock and roll, gore and a whole mess of gruesome boobs, bones and twisted imagery. I like it.

Our Favorite Garbage Pail Kids!

Illustration // Thursday, June 21, 2012
The series of Garbage Pail Kids was the brainchild of Topps consultant and Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Art Spiegelman, who came up with the product idea after the success of his earlier creations, Garbage Candy and Wacky Packages. The concept originally began as an unreleased Wacky Packages title, but the management at Topps thought it would be a good idea for a separate spin-off series...

Ori Toor's Hypnotics

Illustration // Thursday, June 21, 2012
Hypnotizing and alluring- the digitally illustrated animation loops or Ori Toor will suck you in. With his stimulating repetitive movements in color and form, these short teases for an upcoming project of Toor's might be the most tantalizing thing my eyeballs have seen all week. Love.

Charlotte Mann's Wall Illustrations

Illustration // Thursday, June 21, 2012
Charlotte Mann is a British artist known for her wall drawings and drawn room installations. These densely detailed 1:1 scale drawings of rooms in rooms are invariably made with thick black marker pen on a white ground. Her work is mainly made to commission, recent works have included large pieces in Milan and Basel.

The Work of Andrea Wan

Illustration // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
As an illustrator and Visual Artist based in Berlin and Vancouver, Andrea Wan's playful watercolor drawings bring us back to the innocence of our days. Her work has graced the pages of publications such as The New York Times, Computer Arts Magazine, Nobrow Magazine and Nylon and she continues to put out new, charming, mysterious illustrations.

"There's A Dead Crow Outside" by Morgan Miller

Illustration // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The crow is dead, a short illustrated animation by Morgan Miller- on the topics of karma and fate? Or perhaps just the natural cycle of existence? Or maybe its just a witty, humorous little cartoon. Miller has screened at the Animation Block Party, Rural Route Film Festival, American Museum of the Moving Image, The Iron Mule Film Festival in NYC and the Atlanta Underground Film Festival to name a few...

Portraits by Mercedes deBellard

Illustration // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Working out of Spain, Mercedes deBellard illustrates the portraits of some pretty cool looking ladies with blended pencil and watercolors. She brings feminine touches into her work through splashes of pastels and floral elements. These are the type of girls we want to hang around.

Drawings by Jason Rood

Illustration // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Illustrator Jason Rood uses touches of color to contrast the black and white elements that make up most of his work. He depicts characters in playful settings from pool parties to food fights. His characters look like they are having a good time and make us want to be able to join in on the fun.

David Shrigley's "Brain Activity" @ YBCA, San Francisco

Illustration // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
This Friday, Glasgow-based David Shrigley's comprehensive survey exhibition "Brain Activity" travels across the Atlantic for the artist's first West Coast museum show at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Shrigley matches acerbic wit with existential commentary and dystopian themes. The exhibit runs from June 22 - September 23.

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.

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