Expansive scenes from Vikki Chu

Illustration // Monday, April 16, 2012
Loving these little expansive illustrated scenes full of tiny characters and action by Vikki Chu! Each drawing is like its own little storybook narrative, or full length movie! Rember Where's Waldo?? Vikki's adorable renderings bring us that same excitement and nostalgia from searching through our favorite childhood books.

The Work of Selena Wong

Illustration // Monday, April 16, 2012
Selena Wong is an illustrator and artist, born in Hong Kong under the sign of the twins. Like the urban environment of her place of birth, Selena’s work reflects the petit surroundings, the places tucked away, forgotten, and removed from reality. Interested in superstition, folklore and the fantastical, Selena's meticulously detailed translations of her daydreams and nightmares are both playful and disturbing. She currently works and lives in Toronto with her Netherland dwarf rabbit.

Olivier Bonhomme Illustration

Illustration // Monday, April 16, 2012
Olivier Bonhomme's ‘Acid Jazz Essential’s series is composed of scenes of warped perspectives, wind-swept limbs, and groovy colours. Amongst the storm of high-energy ink and humorous inhabitants, we also find moments of stillness, where we can stop and appreciate Olivier’s talent as a well-practised drawer. We like the combination of one-directional and cross hatching in the more built up areas and depth of tones achieved...

Eirian Chapman's Teeth & Hair

Illustration // Monday, April 16, 2012
Eirian Chapman is a freelance graphic artist and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. Her charming blog, "Teeth & Hair," explores the vast artistic possibilities of hair ornamentation, as seen through the unique prism of Chapman's crisp and inspiring design aesthetic. Her illustrations are remarkably simple and expressive, and at 60+ completed so far, we're looking forward to seeing many more to come.

Angie Hoffmeister

Illustration // Sunday, April 15, 2012
Angie Hoffmeister is an artist and freelance illustrator who lives in Dusseldorf, Germany, where she is currently studying at the Kunstakademie Dusseldorf. Drawing inspiration from the city she calls home, Hoffmeister uses a wide variety of mediums, from watercolors to graphite, and she also creates etchings and ink drawings. Her first graphic novel, part two of the "Walled City Trilogy," will be published later this year.

2Veinte's Psychic Land

Illustration // Saturday, April 14, 2012
Once upon a time in Psychic Land...  or Buenos Aires, Argentina, an illustrator and designer by the name of 2Venite created a supersaturated, futuristic landscape full of surreal imagery, charachters and environments... There is even an animated Psychic Land short film, art directed and designed by Pablo Gostanian with help from many other creatives.

Nathan Bulmer Strikes Again

Illustration // Friday, April 13, 2012
Well, here we are. It's Friday, you're feeling kinda funny, the weekend is approaching and all you need is a little comic relief to get you through the rest of the day. Have no fear! I got you! Nathan Bulmer brings us a selection of illustrated comics from his massive collection of rendered humor. Yae!! You're welcome.

'Creative Sustainability' Featuring Blaine Fontana

Illustration // Friday, April 13, 2012
Blaine Fontana currently lives and works in Portland, Oregon. Imbuing his vision with the divine symbolism of religious myths, worldly folklore and current social dynamics, his works contain a kind of shamanic exploration of meaning that recognizes the totemic quality and power of the image. Also a long time Arbor Collective artist, Fontana discusses his use of sustainable materials in his work. This video is the first in a series of artist profile pieces to be released throughout 2012.

The work of Andrea Rossi

Illustration // Friday, April 13, 2012
Andrea Rossi was born in South Florida and currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland. Rossi is a student at the Maryland Institute College of Art, earning her BFA in Illustration with a minor in Art History. Unsurprisingly, her work has been honored by the Society of Illustrators Student Competition in 2012 and she continues to expand on her wildly entertaining narrative illustration style..

Dwayne Bell & Lucy MacLeod: Convergence

Illustration // Friday, April 13, 2012
Scottish illustrators Dwayne Bell and Lucy MacLeod have come to together to combine visual forces in their new collection of individual and joint works entitled "Convergence." Spawned by their mututal obsessions with mid-20th century lifestyle illustration, pulp fiction covers, and vintage comic books, this retro-flavored show with a contemporary twist opens April 14th at The Outhouse in Edinburgh and runs through May 20th.

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