Giselle Vitali's Musculante

Illustration // Thursday, July 25, 2013
In her Musculante series, artist Giselle Vitali lends the various social media platforms that have become so integral to our day-to-day lives flesh, blood and bone. Vitali raises the question, has social media become a part of us or vice versa? She is based in Barcelona, Spain.

Illustrations by Mr. Gauky

Illustration // Thursday, July 25, 2013
Mr. Gauky is a Yorkshire-born, London-based illustrator, designer and artist. Well-known for his work in the skateboarding world, Mr. Gauky creates gnarled caricature-esque portraits of outsiders and weirdos in vibrant color and bold, cartoony linework. 

Alex and Marine

Illustration // Thursday, July 25, 2013
French twosome Alex and Marine are graphic artists, illustrators and muralists, self-proclaimed 'tatouers de murs' or 'wall tattooers'. With majestic wild animals as their primary subject matter, the pair create large-scale illustrations culling inspiration from tattoo culture, comics and rock music. 

Ruben Ireland's "New Way Warrior"

Illustration // Wednesday, July 24, 2013
A beautiful illustration from the always-amazing Ruben Ireland using a fusion of traditional and digital imaging techniques. 

Gaston Pacheco's Character Design

Illustration // Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Gaston Pacheco was born in Mendoza in 1983. He studied graphic design at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, and since then he has worked for the likes of MTV, Cartoon Network, Fox, Animax, Disney XD, Comedy Central and others. His passion for illustration, animation and character design have obtained him several prizes and recognitons. He has participated in numerous publications and has taught workshops in character design, design and animation.   

Rebecca Green Illustration

Illustration // Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Rebecca Green is a freelance illustrator, gallery artist, stop-motion dabbler, and a lover of animals and life in general. Her work focuses on the everyday as she loves celebrating small moments that make up who you are in sum. She also has a serious fascination with party hats. Selected clients include the Wall Street Journal, Bitch Magazine, Amtrak, Flow Magazine and CraftSanity Magazine.

Caramelaw's Candy Art

Illustration // Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Caramelaw AKA Sheena Aw is a mad motion graphic designer/video editor by day and a candyland superhero by night. She was raised in Singapore and majored in animation in college, then ventured into broadcast. When Caramelaw stumbled across the work of Takashi Murakami she was inspired to generate her current style, the crazy candy art she continues to make today.

Vector Art by Denis Gonchar

Illustration // Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Vector artist Denis Gonchar masterfully displays his control of shape and silhouette throughout his works. These lovely portraits utilize thin lines and series of shapes to evoke the graceful personality of the illustrated women. Gonchar utilizes a limited palette to further emphasize the delicacy of the vectors.

Silk Me Back Arterial Kimono

Illustration // Tuesday, July 23, 2013
This gorgeous kimono features the human arterial system represented in handwritten calligraphy from the Buddhist Sutta. This one-of-a-kind garment was designed by FMR for an exhibition in France called "Silk Me Back" at Nesle Gallery, created to support victims of the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster. The exhibition will feature 25 stunning silk kimonos like this one. Check out the blood drop details on the collar!

Pharaonic Profiles by Laura Hines

Illustration // Monday, July 22, 2013
Based in Tucson, AZ, Laura Hines is an illustrator with a background in natural science illustration and a fascination for all things macabre and cadaverous, in particular the royal mummies of ancient Egypt. Their presence in the modern world affords an intimate human link to the mysterious past, as well as the ability to look upon their features and see parts of ourselves in their reposed expressions. From the leathery surface of the skin to the most delicate stroke of a still extant eyelash, Hines portrays these cherished archeological relics as individual people, each projecting a unique spirit and prevailing vitality never lost through the ages.


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