Jean Boullet's Homoeroticism

Erotica // Monday, September 02, 2013
Born in 1921 and deceased in 1970, Jean Boullet was a French cartoonist, illustrator, film critic, and writer, best known for his homoerotic sketches and unique representation of masculine beauty. Openly gay in cosmopolitan Paris following the second world war, Boullet's drawings depict beautiful young men, often sailors and soldiers, in situations both explicit and mundane, and at times even fantastical ala Jean Cocteau.

Supersonic Selects: Sachin Teng

Illustration // Sunday, September 01, 2013
Thoughts spoken outwardly and those ingested internally often share a distinctly opposite language and placed beside one another can often seem like some complex code waiting to be broken.  Thankfully Sachin Teng has a knack for solving these riddles, combining the two - one over the other - to reveal the beauty that awaits. Zach Tutor (Supersonic Electronic) asked the New York City illustrator 10 questions about various topics recently:  

Rachel Cassidy Yates

Illustration // Friday, August 30, 2013
Los Angeles based artist and illustrator Rachel Cassidy Yates has a certin affinity for rendering heavily inked beaus and vixens alike, recreating their original tattoo work in a range of vibrant colors and hues. I just can't say no to a Sarah Fabel portrait. 

The Whimsy of Meg Hunt

Illustration // Friday, August 30, 2013
Meg Hunt is an illustrator, educator and maker of things that llives and works in the wooded city of Portland, OR. Her goal is to fill the world with her creations, and make people happy in the process. 'Currently, my focus is creating charming  and colorful character-based illustrations, lettering and patterns for visual development and the editorial/publishing markets.' she states.   

Erik Svetoft Illustration

Illustration // Friday, August 30, 2013
Swedish artist and illustrator Erik Svetoft has a way with lines. His rendering style is often raw and aggressive, sketching through slightly grotesque compositions and narratives. Though with an extensive and cohesive body of work, Erik has convinced us that his style is all his own. 

Update: Borderline Disturbing Comics from Joan Cornella

Illustration // Friday, August 30, 2013
Its no secret that the misfortunes of others are often humorous, in the most sinful ways. Artist and illustrator Joan Cornella has make a career out of depicting these very unfortunate, often morbid occurances. This morning we take a look at some of her more recent pieces.

The Dark Side of the Moon

Illustration // Thursday, August 29, 2013
Director Darren Dubicki of Aardman Animations created this incredibly elegant mixed-media piece to accompany and celebrate Pink Floyd's legendary album The Dark Side of the Moon. The three-minute piece serves as a trailer/supplement to an original radio drama based on the album, written by playwright Sir Tom Stoppard, which premiered on BBC Radio 2 on August 26th. Dubicki also created an extended film loop that will complement the audio experience online.

Redd Walitzki's Fierce Women

Illustration // Thursday, August 29, 2013
Redd Walitzki is an internationally-exhibiting emerging artist currently residing in Seattle, WA. Her work has been featured in galleries such as Modern Eden, Auguste Clown, Ayden Gallery, and in many local Seattle venues. She graduated from the Cornish College of the Arts with her BFA in 2007, with a concentration in painting, video animation, and printmaking. She can usually be found in her studio painting to BBC documentaries, playing with her pet opossum, or chasing down the next strange adventure.

Some Fun with Jiro Bevis

Illustration // Thursday, August 29, 2013
Prolific and influential London-based illustrator Jiro Bevis isn't afraid to let his work teeter on that fine line between bad-ass art and infantile kitsch, setting himself apart from many of his peers through his creation of bold graphics drenched in pop culture references and symbolism. Bevis' work often veers into the domain of horny college kid fantasy, unabashedly embracing the pure fun of vulgarity and ugliness, to the point that his art becomes a joyful celebration of all things tawdry and weird.

The Whimsical World of Aitch Heliana

Illustration // Thursday, August 29, 2013
Based in Bucharest, Romania, illustrator Aitch Heliana is prolific in her output and second-to-none in her uncanny ability to create an unending stream of imaginary worlds and characters. Looking through her portfolio, one is struck not only by the sheer number of fantastical illustrations under her belt, but also by their originality and unpredictability. Simple yet magical in their presentation, Heliana's work is a real pleasure to behold, full of color, vitality, and unadulterated creativity.


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