David Jien

Illustration // Thursday, March 08, 2012
Based in Los Angeles, CA, David Jien received his BFA from Art Center College of Design in 2009. As a first generation Taiwanese-American, a veteran tagger who spent time in jail, and a recent art school graduate, Jien utilizes the unique facts and experiences of his life as raw material for the fantastic stories and characters that are represented in his work.

Marion Bolognesi

Illustration // Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Marion Bolognesi is a new york based artist and illustrator that spends her time creating gorgeously rich, expressive watercolor illustrations depecting the gateway to our soul. Vibrant, diverse and endlessly engaging, Marion has perfected her craft drawing the eyes in moody allure.

Ken Taylor for Sierra Nevada

Illustration // Wednesday, March 07, 2012
'This is one of this one of those pinch yourself jobs – The lovely folks at America’s acclaimed Sierra Nevada brewery asked me to design a beer label for them and this is the end result – Will hopefully be doing some more of these in the future – it’s without a doubt one of my favorite things to design for because at the end of the day – I REALLY LOVE BEER!' Ken Taylor for Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA.

Jelmer Noordeman

Illustration // Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Artist and illustrator Jelmer Noordeman created this beautifully cohesive album design for the awesome and Dutch band Shuriken. The album is named 'Apologies for the Drones'. Hats off to Jelmer for bringing it all together in a lush little package of illustrated geometric flora and fauna.

The Work of Jimbob Isaac

Illustration // Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Jimbob Isaac is an illustrator, designer and musician who is currently based in Bristol, England. With a style that is highly influenced by comics, album covers, and Art Nouveau masters such as Alphonse Mucha, Isaac sketches his work in pencil and uses a Wacom tablet to render his final pieces in Illustrator and Photoshop.

Ella Koo Koo

Illustration // Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Ella Koo Koo is a freelance illustrator currently living and working in Jaffa, Israel. Graduating from the Bazalel Academy of Art and Design with a major in illustration, she specializes in creating straightforward and charming editorial work that immediately catches the eye with its visual simplicity and emotional honesty.

David Ho

Illustration // Tuesday, March 06, 2012
After graduating from UC Berkeley with a BA in Sociology, David Ho reassessed his career path, deciding to pursue art instead by re-enrolling to attain a degree in Art History with a Fine Arts minor at San Jose State University. Ho has worked as a freelance designer, illustrator, and fine artist for the past 15 years, creating dark digital art that expresses grief, despair, isolation, and sexual disturbance.

Daniel Almeida

Illustration // Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Born in São Paulo, Brazil in 1975, illustrator Daniel Almeida began his career as a comics artist, during which time he honed his simple and distinctive cartoon style. Almeida continues to contribute editorials and strips to various journals and magazines, and in 2011 his work was published in the Taschen Publishing's Illustration Now! - Vol. 4.

Kara Joslyn in "Snow Dream" @ Eleanor Harwood

Illustration // Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Eleanor Harwood Gallery is pleased to present "Snow Dream", a show of five artists working in a diverse range of media including traditional painting and drawing, sculpture, installation, and video. The works included explore themes of alchemy, geomancy, spellcraft, sacred geometries, and meditation as magic. Along with Kara Joslyn, other exhibiting artists include Alice Shaw, Anne J. Regan, Caroline Contillo and Kylea Borges. All of these artists are magicians in one way or another...

Merve Morkoc's Disturbed Portraits

Illustration // Monday, March 05, 2012
Hailing from Istanbul, Turkey, the morbid undertones of the work of Merve Morkoc can be felt without hesitation. Her aquarel and pastel pencil illustrations are a delightful blend of delicate portraits with a touch of the unexpected grotesque.

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