Ellen Surrey's World

Illustration // Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Ellen Surrey is an artist and illustrator from LA whose clients include The New Yorker, New York Times and Chronicle books. Her illustrations are gouache and acrylic on paper, and she is one of those artists that stands directly on the line between art and illustration, making that line pretty much obsolete.  

Illustrations & Art By Sandra Eterović

Illustration // Monday, March 16, 2015
Today we’re enjoying witty, illustrative works by Sandra Eterović, a Melbourne, Australia artist whose subtle sarcastic wit pairs well with her charming aesthetic.

Matthew Craven @ Art On Paper

Illustration // Wednesday, March 11, 2015
One of our favorite booths during all the Armory Week fairs last week was Matthew Craven's work at Art On Paper in the FMLY booth. We have shown and been fans of Craven's work in the past, but this collection was exceptionally strong, with a great mix of ink on found paper and collage works that we hope to be covering in the print edition soon. 

Candice Tripp Illustration

Illustration // Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Candice Tripp is an illustrator whose dark sense of humor is evident in everything she does. She studied fashion originally, then eventually made the switch to full-time painting. Her art is replete with masked children and cool-colored forests, the witty titles evoking mysteries and punchlines with a little bit of macabre. 

The Delicate Dreamworld of Atsuko Goto

Illustration // Monday, March 02, 2015
Atsuko Goto's illustrations are submerged in a cloudy haze, ethereal visions of otherworldly beauty. Working in watercolor and lapis lazuli on cotton, Goto investigates the fundamental relationships between humankind and nature, death, decay and regeneration. She is a graduate of the National University of Fine Arts and Music Tokyo.

Illustrations by Adam Batchelor

Illustration // Monday, March 02, 2015
Adam Batchelor's work is "a modern interpretation of naturalist painting and looks at the relationship we now have with nature and I illustrate the imbalance that we have incurred between the natural world and ourselves" Through drawing he wishes to look at how we portray and understand ecology and the animal kingdom.

An Update with Pat Perry

Illustration // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
We love checking in with the always wonderful Pat Perry (featured March, 2013). He has been updating his website with lots of new sketchbooks, paintings, illustrations, and public works for all to enjoy!

Illustrations by Thomas Hedger

Illustration // Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Thomas Hedger is a UK artist, and his illustrative style could be described as the love child of Parra and Peter Max, but with a twist that is all his own, unique subjects, and a distinctly strong color sensibility. Check out his website for a page full of fun animations. 

Merve Morkoc's Disturbed Portraits

Illustration // Friday, February 13, 2015
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.

An Update with Dan-ah Kim

Illustration // Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Dan-ah Kim was born in Seoul, Korea and resides in Brooklyn, NY. Her works are delicate, full of texture, patterns and minute details. The loveliness and preciousness of her picture book-like illustrations are met with hints of darkness, solitude and a certain air of gravitas. A graduate of the Pratt Institute, she currently makes art and works in film and television.