Andrew Archer's Asian-Inspired Illustrations

Illustration // Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Andrew Archer is a New Zealand born illustrator currently living in Melbourne, Australia. He uses a healthy mix of traditional and digital techniques to create slopped-up, vibrant, beautifully kinetic illustrations that simply drip with narrative power. Archer is inspired by surrealism and sublime narratives, especially wood block prints, edo period art, ideograms, characterization, travel and Asia. Archer didn't study art when he was younger, but he did eat crayons, which might have had something to do with his off-beat color palettes.

July 18th: Lecture with Jeff Hamada of "Booooooom"

Illustration // Monday, July 07, 2014
In 2008 Japanese-Canadian artist Jeff Hamada created what would become one of the most successful art blogs in the game: Booooooom. On Friday July 18th, Imprint Culture Lab presents an intimate hour-long talk with Jeff about his experience in web-curating and creating his own artworks...

Tattooed Portrait Illustrations from Liz Clements

Illustration // Monday, July 07, 2014
Based in London, freelance illustrator Liz Clements is an expert in her field of stylized portraits. Her subject is most often tattooed with rosy cheeks and her delicate style of pencil drawing allows for an interesting fusion of hard and soft...

The Letter Works of Letman

Illustration // Monday, July 07, 2014
Letman says of himself: "He is cuckoo about letters, he loves them, so far is certain. He is also one of those fellows who can read a chunky novel in a couple of hours, but that's a different story. His designs are transparent, leaving room to breathe. Them letters got things to say, they are so clear it tickles your eye and make you blink...

Aiyana Udesen's Botanical Study

Illustration // Monday, July 07, 2014
Aiyana Udesen graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2003 and is currently learning traditional botanical illustration using watercolor. These illustrations are rich in color and communicate each detail of the plant's structure. Aiyana says it has been quite mind-expanding...

Ghastly Illustrations from Hi

Illustration // Sunday, July 06, 2014
Hi (aka Xhxix) is a Japanese illustrator based in Tokyo. "Painting" all of his images digitally on the computer, Hi creates haunting technicolor portraits of men with sullen gazes, dripping skin, and bloodshot eyes. Despite his dreamlike palette and impeccable technical ability, his images feel like excerpts from a trippy nightmare: sad, dark, and ominous.

ONEQ is Super Saturated

Illustration // Saturday, July 05, 2014
Japanese illustrator ONEQ melds Japanese and American art styles in her manga-inspired works. Her hyper-saturated portraits of voluptuous women take a cue from a number of influences, from Japanese pop artist Rockin' Jelly Bean to American comic artist Simon Bisley. ONEQ lives and works in Kumamoto, Japan.

Firework Portraits from Steve Fraschini

Illustration // Friday, July 04, 2014
Just in time to celebrate Independence Day, Steve Fraschini's 'Fractale Reminiscence' present a 2nd spectral digital art series beyond your wildest dreams and imagination, made with a WebGL process and synthesized pictures...

Michela Picchi's Philosophical Illustrations

Illustration // Thursday, July 03, 2014
Michela Picchi is an Italian artist and illustrator based in Berlin. She says of her work: "Everything is a visual experimentation for me, and the point is how a perceptual experience is related to visions, and how to transfer it to illustrations...

Joseph Harmon's Latest Works

Illustration // Thursday, July 03, 2014
Joseph Harmon's latest work is currently on display in Los Angeles' Toy Art Gallery (TAG) where he and five other artists debuted their latest creations in the "Stepping Through Walls" exhibition...

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