Vibrancy from the Ukraine

Illustration // Wednesday, December 28, 2011
It takes a certain skill and deep understanding of color and balance to be able to create works with a super-saturated, lush, vibrant palette with a surrealist approach. Hailing from the Ukraine, Tanya has created a signature style based off of this visual richness.

The work of Thailand's Tarin Yuangtrakul

Illustration // Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Great. A 19 year old child prodigy out of Thailand by the name of Tarin Yuangtrakul is schooling ALL of us when it comes to his fluid, surrealist illustration and design work. His gorgeous illustrations hold a sense of maturity that are well beyond his young age. Keep an eye on Tarin's work, he's already at the top of his game.


Illustration // Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Diego Zucchi and Fabio Bozzetto of the italian animation house Alienatio brings us an enchanting holiday card featuring strange and charming beasts that roam the forests and fields of our imagination. Enjoy the last days of 2011!

Jessica Eastburn

Illustration // Tuesday, December 27, 2011
"I make drawings that mimic the digitization of our lives by employing the same sort of precise and mechanical style of computer-generated images," says artist Jessica Eastburn. "However, I produce the drawings wholly by hand using "antiquated technology such as the ruler and compass. The work itself illustrates an inner-world of mappable but unknowable universes."

Sarah Smith's metal leafing

Illustration // Tuesday, December 27, 2011
The illustrative works of Bar Area based artist Sarah Smith aren't done in the most traditional means, they are much more exquisite. Her intricate drawing are created using metal leaf, corrosive, ink and pencil, creating gorgeous, illustrious works on paper.

Amy Dover

Illustration // Monday, December 26, 2011
Combining the intense melancholy and nostalgia of the past with the primal nature of wild creatures, UK-based artist Amy Dover explores the ephemeral essence of life and the oftentimes macabre and cruel hand of a dispassionate universe. Since 2008 she has exhibited in both group and solo shows and has gained international press for her work.

The Shrine/An Argument

Illustration // Monday, December 26, 2011
From Seattle-based illustrator Stacey Rozich and animators Sean Pecknold and Britta Johnson come this visually breathtaking and incredibly poignant music video, set to the Fleet Foxes' "The Shrine/An Argument," from their latest album Helplessness Blues.

The Work of Michael Molloy

Illustration // Monday, December 26, 2011
Michael Molloy is an award-winning illustrator, graphic designer, and art director based in Morristown, New Jersey. His highly detailed portraits of celebrities and hip hop icons are lovingly rendered with an incredible depth of character that transcends the two dimensional image.

Laura Ball

Illustration // Monday, December 26, 2011
Laura Ball is an artist currently living and working in Southern California. With a masterful command of watercolor technique, Ball depicts images of continuously morphing animals in the primal landscapes of the unconscious, portraying the ever-shifting meanings of good and evil in the clouded and furtive realms of our dreams.

Zombie Santa

Illustration // Sunday, December 25, 2011
If you had to go to 35 billion houses in 12 hours carrying a big bag of junk in an full velvet outfit with zero breath-ability how would YOU feel?? Ready to cannibalize some victims that's how. Thanks to Ryan Ottley for the amazing rendition of Zombie Santa this. More brains and milk please.


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