The Dress Up Box

Illustration // Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Searching for Halloween inspiration? Check out The Dress Up Box, an amazing real-time illustration project founded in facepaint. The Dress Up Box is Hannah Concannon, an SF-based makeup artist who creates a uniqe character every day. Concannon says the project began in January of 2013 "as a way of keeping myself accountable for creating daily and sharpening my costume skills. What started as a friendly artistic challenge soon morphed into an addiction and passion for makeup and character design." 

Illustrations by Ahu Sulker

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Istanbul-born, New York-based Illustrator Ahu Sulker has been drawing since she could hold a pencil. Drawing influences from fashion photography, folk art, pin-up poster, art and voluptuous women characters. Sulker graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art and current works as an apparel graphic designer and freelancer.

Caroline Larsen's Woven, Illustrative Paintings

Illustration // Monday, October 28, 2013
Caroline Larsen is an emerging artist based in Toronto, Ontario whose work resembles pixilated neo-impressionist textile weavings and illustrative renderings that are really oil paintings. Her amazing work is broken up into series' like 'Burning Up', mountain paintings and series of cargo ship works entitled P.A.N.A.M.A R.E.N.A. Her paintings are created by her decision to use oil with no added thinner and the result is mesmerizing.

Myah Bailey

Illustration // Monday, October 28, 2013
Boulder based artist Myah Bailey uses muted tones and supernatural imagery to create noir scenes from a larger narrative.  Each series is compromised of parts of an ongoing story with intersecting characters and overlapping themes.

The Work of Geoffrey Chadsey

Illustration // Monday, October 28, 2013
“Resolutely unglamorous, Geoffrey Chadsey' young men, no hunks, preen and pose, sometimes grotesquely transformed by superimpositions that seem to be materialized projections of their fantasies…. These drawings in water-soluble colored pencil on mylar are skillfully delineated, visually powerful, and, even these days, disturbing and provocative.”   

The thief, the poet, the warrior

Illustration // Sunday, October 27, 2013
SADDO is an artist from Romania who now makes Berlin his home, as a skilled illustrator, he never stops experimenting with his visual language.

Luciana Rondolini's Gemstones

Illustration // Friday, October 25, 2013
Luciana Rondolini is an artist and illustrator currently living and working in Buenos Aires, creating remarkably rendered gemstone portraits and glistening jewels out of graphite. Having graduated from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism of  Buenos Aires with a focus in Graphic Design and attaining a Bachelor of Visual Arts at the National Art Institute, there is no shortage of training or talent here.  

Callum Russell's Papercuts

Illustration // Friday, October 25, 2013
Callum Russell is a freelance illustrator and artist living in London. He recently graduated from University College Falmouth with a 1st Class Honours degree in Illustration. He works predominantly in papercut, with a strong emphasis on narrative, pattern and colour.  

Ciaran Murphy's Scribbles

Illustration // Friday, October 25, 2013
Ciaran Murphy is an illustrator, animator and stylus that was a previous graduate of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, with a BA in Animation, and is currently living and scribbling for coins in Edinburgh, Scotland.

An Update with Cahill Wessel

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 25, 2013
Cahill Wessel is an artist working out of the San Francisco Bay Area. His work is equal parts surreal, grotesque and kitschy (i.e. all kinds of amazing). In his own words: 'When I'm not fighting super villains in far off places, I'm busy drawing pictures of this crazy world we live in. It is a world of great wonder, limitless chaos, and exceptional beauty. My work attempts to explore our modern circumstance and the situations we encounter everyday.'

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