Daniel Arzola's "No Soy Tu Chiste" Queer Activism Illustrations

Illustration // Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Venezuelan illustrator and activist Daniel Arzola has created an art campaign addressing prominent issues in the queer community such as same-sex marriage, bullying, gender fluidity, identity, and homophobia. According to Arzola, it’s the “first Venezuelan viral campaign that through art raised awareness of prejudice and violent acts performed against the LGBTI community around the world.” 

The Surreal World of Fabien Mérelle

Illustration // Monday, August 24, 2015
'Fabien Mérelle is a highly talented and emerging young French artist who creates delicately detailed drawings in black ink and watercolour. Although Mérelle’s drawings appear at first sight realistic in their rendering, they in fact depict outworldly scenarios, unsettling situations and dream-like occurrences. Working on a minute scale against a sparse white background, Mérelle prompts the viewer to individually examine his figures and peer into a world, which from the outset may appear as our own, but upon closer inspection is a rendering of a personal streaming subconscious...'

Buddy Nestor's Eerie Unportraiture

Illustration // Monday, August 24, 2015
In Buddy Nestor's portraits, the depiction of an outward self disintegrates and mutates in order to convey a spiritual interior. “My latest series of paintings are portraits of female artists.  These physical and psychological images are my attempt to capture the true nature of humanity.  They are spiritual X-Rays.  The models that I use in my work are all beautiful women.  However, there is nothing beautiful about the portraits I create.”   

Soot and Gold by Ikenaga Yasunari

Illustration // Friday, August 21, 2015
Born in 1965, artist Ikenaga Yasunari's serene and soothing portraits of modern women evoke a dreamy nostalgia through their faded golden hues and elegant floating poses. Using a Menso brush, mineral pigments, and soot ink on linen cloth, Yasunari continues the ancient tradition of Nihonga painting while simultaneously bringing modern elements to play...

The Neofuturist Illustrations of Syd Mead

Illustration // Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Syd Mead is most famous for his designs for science fiction films, including Blade Runner, Aliens and Tron. We’re excited, though, to check out his illustrations, which are equally as compelling. He deems them neofuturist, and the illustrations span a range of possible worlds, often focusing on vehicles and architecture. 

Derek Louis Ercolano's "Experiments"

Illustration // Monday, August 17, 2015
Born and raised in New York, Derek Louis Ercolano is currently finishing up his Masters Degree in Bergen, Norway. Derek's tumblr is a source for what he calls his "experiments." Bright colors and strange...

Illustrations by Rachel Levit

Illustration // Monday, August 17, 2015
There are many young artistic gems residing in Brooklyn, NY, one of them is Mexican illustrator Rachel Levit. She received her BA in illustration from Parsons The New School of design in 2012 and has since been a part of several group exhibitions in NY and Mexico.

New Work by Sam Chivers

Illustration // Friday, August 14, 2015
Sam Chivers, a Brighton-based artist and illustrator, has come out with some new and mesmerizing illustrations, Dark Days. Fusing graphical and figurative elements together his work speaks with a unique vocabulary. A strong ethic of self-directed projects has allowed his work to progress in various directions, but always with a core commitment to good draughtsmanship. Informed by an eclectic range of influences and disciplines, Sam has worked with a range of international clients.

New Work by Landland

Illustration // Friday, August 14, 2015
Landland is a very small graphic design & illustration studio in Minneapolis, Minnesota that was started by Dan Black, Matt Zaun & Jessica Seamans in early 2007. The Landland studio doubles as a fully-functional screenprinting shop, mainly focusing on producing art prints, posters for touring bands, and the occasional record sleeve, t-shirt or book project. They use computers, scanners and photocopiers, as well as drawings and fun printing techniques and whatever else they need to use to get the job done.

Twelve Pack with Deth P. Sun

Illustration // Thursday, August 06, 2015
A few months ago, I moved to a small town of 7,000 on the Pacific coast up in Mendocino called Ft. Bragg. It's nice. I barely know anyone, but I get a lot of stuff done. I'm pretty much by myself everyday.


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