Birds by Jennifer Mills

Illustration // Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Jennifer Mills' multi-media renderings of birds capture the ephemeral nature of these airborne creatures. By combining the light, sketchy strokes of observational drawings with splashes of colored paint, Mills portrays a lively, fleeting natural spirit. Mills was born in Australia and currently lives in Melbourne.

New Sketchbook Illustrations From Mattias Adolfsson

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 17, 2013
This isn't the first time we've posted the sketchbook illustrations of Mattias Adolfsson, it isn't even the first time this year. The swedish artist is constantly updating his website with illustrations and moleskine sketchbooks full of wonderful drawings. Enjoy!

British Library Uploads 1 million Images to Flickr

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Drawing from over 65,000 books spanning from the 17th to the 19th century, the British Library has uploaded over a million images to Flickr and the public domain. The collection includes everything from book illustrations and maps, to decorative elements, diagrams, and typography.

Jeannie Phan's 'Swim' Zine

Illustration // Monday, December 16, 2013
'Swim' is one of Toronto illustrator Jeannie Phan's self-published zines. Jeannie says "'Swim' takes you on a mystical journey following a girl's intimate relationship between herself and the pool. This zine features beautiful full color illustrations that combine open white spaces that flow into meticulously detailed spreads." It is not difficult to see where Jeannie gets her inspiration being a self proclaimed lover of the water.

Rachel Levit's 'Dots' and Other Works

Illustration // Monday, December 16, 2013
Rachel Levit is a Brooklyn based illustrator born and raised in Mexico City. Her illustrations are a collection of nonchalant characters in somewhat muted surroundings. A few of Rachel's pieces have been featured in The New York times for issues like breast cancer and her 'Dots' series benefitted victims of the double hurricane that hit Mexico's coast in September of this year.

Jason Ratliff's Walking Shadow Series

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 16, 2013
In this series entitled Walking Shadow, designer and illustrator Jason Ratliff shows us that even a long, dark shadow can be transformed into something more visually interesting, like these bright patterns of stimulating colors. Ratliff combines traditional, detailed illustrations with abstract, mosaic silhouettes. Elderly folks, musicians, and animals find themselves accompanied by a shadow made of bold, solid blocks of color...

Pam Wishbow

Illustration // Sunday, December 15, 2013
Pam Wishbow currently resides in Seattle with her two cats Earthling and guy. Her earth-tone illustrations walk the line between darkness and light in terms of subject matter.

Paulova's 'Labores Marcianas' aka 'Mars Works'

Illustration // Saturday, December 14, 2013
Paula López Vallejo aka Paulova's 'Mars Works' are a collection of oil paintings on paper. They are based on Spanish tapestries of the 1950s but all incorporate a martian element. She successfully melds two worlds together: one of the familiar and traditional with one of the extra terrestrial.

The Experiments of Gel Lamlang

Illustration // Friday, December 13, 2013
Gel Lamlang is a Filipino artist and illustrator living in Baltimore. She studied at the University of the Philippines college of fine arts. Gel worked for 12 years in the industry of home design and construction, painting murals and furniture. She simultaneously painted large scale oil and acrylic paintings...

Adam Lupton's Frantic Portraits

Illustration // Friday, December 13, 2013
Vancouver resident Adam Lupton draws his interest from that which he has known his entire life: the vast austerity of the matrix through the city.


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