In Illustration: Kako Ueda

Illustration // Friday, October 07, 2011
Kako Ueda's intricately cut paper illustrations create detailed little worlds in which the eye is lost in its complexity. In using such mediums as cut paper and collage, her illustrations become a beautiful rendering of flora and the bizarre.

In Illustration: Virginia Wagner

Illustration // Friday, October 07, 2011
Berlin based artist Virginia Wagner grew up in Connecticut, trailing her entomologist father with a butterfly net in one hand and a sketchbook in the other. Not much has changed. As an artist, she seeks the intersection of myth and reality. Her paintings stem from real life events that she manipulates and distorts through lenses of fantasy, dream and theater. In this way, she aims at the emotional rather than the historical truth.

Robert Williams

Illustration // Friday, October 07, 2011
Robert Williams is an American painter, cartoonist, and one of the founders of Juxtapoz. Starting October 9th, he will be featured in a new exhibition, "Two Schools of Cool," opening at the Orange County Museum of Art in Newport Beach, CA. The show will explore the roots of Los Angeles art in the 60's and 70's, pairing the 'elder statesmen of cool' with a newer generation of LA artists.

In Illustration: Islands Fold

Illustration // Thursday, October 06, 2011
Islands Fold proposed an idea of getting twenty-seven artists together to illustrate their own kind of Where's Waldo. The artists created the hard-to-find Waldo including the red and white striped shirt, and the environment in which he would be hidden.  

In Illustration: Derek Ercolano

Illustration // Thursday, October 06, 2011
Derek Ercolano is a New York-based illustrator and graphic designer who recently graduated from Syracuse University's Communication Design Program. Ercolano is constantly experimenting with new techniques and concepts, creating design and illustration work that is consistently fresh and innovative.

In Illustration: Brad McGinty

Illustration // Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Brad McGinty, of Atlanta, Georgia, produces colorful, boisterous artwork that demonstrates the blurred lines of reality and cartoon. He uses an abundance of color and style to create the richness of his illustrations.

In Illustration: Anna Faye Gillespie

Illustration // Wednesday, October 05, 2011
Anna Faye Gillespie, a London-based illustrator, stimulates the senses when she puts her hands to paper. Her wild illustrations feature batty old grandmothers, people with bizarre animal heads, and quirky portraits of silly faces.

In Illustration: Si Scott

Illustration // Wednesday, October 05, 2011
UK-based artist and designer Si Scott's unique blend of hand crafted and hand drawn artwork has attracted critical praise and a long list of prestigious clients. Scott takes great pride in his almost obsessive attention to detail, creating the highest calibre of work possible for his studio's clients, worldwide exhibitions, and various collaborative and commercial projects.

In Illustration: The Daredevil Comic

Illustration // Wednesday, October 05, 2011
In an updated version of the classic comic book series, illustrators Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin recreate issue #1 of Marvel's only blind superhero, Daredevil. Included is a free audio version of the story, and images of his unique sensory experience. Quite an amazing addition to any other seeing-impared fans...

In Illustration: David M. Cook

Illustration // Tuesday, October 04, 2011
David M. Cook, Louisville born and now living in Brooklyn, NY. His art, made in markers on paper, is strongly inspired by traditional americana, with some pop influences and a heavy base of pattern work, solid geometry and all things macabre. LOVE.