Incredible Photorealism by Franco Clun

Illustration // Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Franco Clun has been producing incredible photorealistic drawings for half a century, and the impact of his dedicated practice shows in the work. "I always had overwhelming passions," Clun says, "and drawing is one of them. These outrageous examples of photorealism infuse reality with unbelievable sensitivity and flow.  

Erin Dobbins Illustration

Illustration // Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Erin Dobbins is a fine arts painter and freelance illustrator whose specialty is watercolor renderings. She has a lovely sense of color and composition, depicting objects and scenes out of daily life with sensitivity. "It is my desire that through my images we would have an opportunity to breathe and recollect why we are here, what we were made for and who we are," she says. 

Ink Flowers by Paul Alexander Thornton

Illustration // Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Hand drawn flowers by UK-based artist, illustrator, and surface pattern designer Paul Alexander Thornton pop off the page with miraculous detail. The artist says he has “a love affair with ballpoint pens and felt-tips.” Ever since he was a child, Thornton has been drawing and so, from an early age, he always knew that he would grow up to be an artist.  

The Surreal World of Ugo Gattoni

Illustration // Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Ugo Gattoni is a 24 year-old creative director and illustrator based Paris. He studied Graphic Design at the EPSAA in Paris and is now a full time illustrator and artist. His first major exhibition included one enormous wall-sized drawing, 33 feet long and 6 feet high, rendered entirely in a black fine-liner pen. Ugo has since gained a reputation for his detailed surreal black and white cityscape drawings.

Illustrations by Carine Bancowitz

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 15, 2013
French artist Carine Brancowitz immortalizes her daily life on paper, creating a series of works 'combining the purity and passion of adolescent anxiety, an obsessive attention to detail, the uncluttered elegance of lines,' and the severity of the compositions.

The Illustrated World of Vesa Sammalisto

Illustration // Monday, October 14, 2013
Vesa Sammalisto is a professional illustrator and designer based in Helsinki, Finland. He has worked as a designer in one of Finland´s top advertising agencies. Currently Vesa is busy running his own company name and pushing his professional illustrator career.

Alexis Tyrsa Typography

Illustration // Monday, October 14, 2013
"Alexis Taïeb – known as Tyrsa – discovered graffiti in the late 90s, and it was graffiti that led him to discover his natural talent and love of typography. He studied at the renowned Gobelins School in Paris, where he honed his unique and adaptable style with a focus on print and web design. Since graduating in 2007, he has amassed a versatile portfolio of work that showcases his engaging and precise visual style..."

Craig & Karl

Illustration // Monday, October 14, 2013
Craig Redman and Karl Maier live in different parts of the world but collaborate daily to create bold work that is filled with simple messages executed in a thoughtful and often humorous way. They specialize in illustration and installation. Craig & Karl have exhibited across the world, most notably at the Musée de la Publicité, Louvre. Craig is the creator of the blog Darcel Disappoints, often working in collaboration with iconic Parisian store Colette.

New Work from Jesse Auersalo

Illustration // Monday, October 14, 2013
Jesse Auersalo is a Finnish illustrator and designer known for his signature style of beautifully crafted and often macabre digital paintings. Jesse has exhibited his work in select museums and galleries in New York, London, Paris, Shanghai, Berlin and Tokyo. In 2010 Jesse was selected for Creative Review's Illustration Annual, for IdN's Most Wanted issue, and was also chosen as one of PRINT's emerging talents for their New Visual Artists issue...

The Work of Daniel Mackie

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 14, 2013
Daniel Mackie, a traditional watercolorist, bends and sways his brush in a much more fluid sense. His characters are painted in a way that morphs reality through the anatomy, and the characters stories are told through hints of tattoos that are found in his body of work. 


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