Gala Bent

Illustration // Thursday, May 10, 2012
'Perhaps more so than the general populace, artists are able to find beauty and inspiration in the chaos of entropy. Gala Bent is a Seattle artist who uses gouache and graphite to explore the gracefully inevitable failure of enforced order. Bent’s compositions play with the tension between clearly delineated geometric abstraction and sinuously free form pattern fields...

I Love Dust: The Ride

Illustration // Thursday, May 10, 2012
'We have been working alongside Andrew Diprose since the beginning of The Ride Journals life and have worked on 4 covers to date. Each cover takes a look at different aspects of biking and is designed to reflect the season in which it is released.' Great series of bike related illustrations from I Love Dust- a multi-disciplinary design boutique specialising in creative solutions from graphic design and illustration to animation and trend prediction.

Chris Scarborough's Aftermath

Illustration // Thursday, May 10, 2012
Chris Scarborough's 'Aftermath' series explores the idea of an existence after an ambiguous cataclysm like a new Big Bang. Ideas and elements from our collective cultures have now become like literal agents of evolution in his illustrations made up of watercolor and gouache.

Where Things Come From

Illustration // Wednesday, May 09, 2012
An inspiring and charming motion graphic conceived by Hardy Seiler and executed with the help of his talented peers. Hardy Seiler is a creative in Hannover, Germany where he creates straightforward and compelling communication design. He specialises in corporate, editorial, graphic and design. 

John Malta Draws

Illustration // Wednesday, May 09, 2012
John Malta was born in East Cleveland, Ohio where he spent most of his time wading through murky creeks, hanging out at house punk shows, and hiding in tree forts with his pet iguana. He currently lives and works in New York City. John has exhibited his work in Taiwan, Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York City, Portland, and widely across the Midwest- and has been self-publishing zines of his drawings for as long as he can remember.

Willis Earl Beal: Evening's Kiss

Illustration // Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Willis Earl Beal wandered through most of his 28 years on the planet without a steady job or much direction until his loneliness become so consuming that he began to sing. This animated graphite and charcoal video to Beal's 'Evening’s Kiss' and the song were both created by Mr. Beal himself.

Chris Ware's Social Isolation

Illustration // Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Chris Ware is an American comic book artist. He writes and draws stories using text and pictures. He is best know for his graphic novel, Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth, and the comic book series where it began, Acme Novelty Library. His works explore themes of social isolation, emotional torment and depression...

Alvaro Tapia's Portraits

Illustration // Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Chile-born Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo uses an even mix of digitally and hand crafted marks to create his illustrations and portraiture work. His vivid illustrations and collages of faces range from being precise and realistic to eerily abstracted layers of line and color. The addition of the watercolour textures he uses in some of his more collaged pieces adds another level of depth and complexity to his already intricate work.

Kali Eats!

Illustration // Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Kali Eats is an illustrated food diary by Kali Ciesemier- cleverly depicting and describing her daily adventures in the world of delicious cuisine. Kali Ciesemier is also a freelance illustrator and adjunct faculty in the Maryland Institute College of Art Illustration department and has illustrated for such clients as The New Yorker, Harper Collins, Amtrak, LA Times, and the Boston Globe, and previously worked as a concept artist for Big Huge Games. Let's do lunch!!

Inca Pan

Illustration // Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Taiwanese illustrator Inca Pan works in mixed media and watercolor to create magical surreal illustrations of animals and characters in the fantasy world she has created. Her minimal palette and abstract narratives are playful and pleasing, full of imagination.

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