The Dark Art of Tim Hon Hung Lee

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Tim Lee’s large-scale ink drawings and paintings on rice paper are, at a first glance, tightly bound with the visual aesthetics of Chinese painting, while simultaneously referencing elements of traditional European art. The conflation of these visual cultures is unsurprising: Lee is a British artist of Chinese descent. But the work does not just amount to a reverential homage to these past cultures. 

Troy Lovegates aka Other

Illustration // Monday, June 30, 2014
Troy Lovegates may be better known by the name "Other." He crosses boundaries, making milestones in both fine art and mural works. Troy describes the process of turning one of his drawings into a linoleum cut: "Drawing and drawing and drawing over and over and over again...

Paul Thurlby's Retro Illustrations

Illustration // Monday, June 30, 2014
Originally from Nottingham, now based in London, Paul Thurlby is a full-time illustrator who draws inspiration from mid-century design and illustration. He says that his style has been described as being retro-modern, with the aesthetics being retro and the subject matter, modern...

Screen-Print Style Works from Sari Cohen

Illustration // Monday, June 30, 2014
Tel Aviv illustrator Sari Cohen combines digital and traditional techniques to create images heavily influenced by a screen printed style...

Michael Waraksa's "Recycled" Creations

Illustration // Monday, June 30, 2014
Michael Waraksa explains his work by saying, “I see collage as a form of recycling. I am attempting to build something new and unexpected by layering and juxtaposing a variety of disparate elements together. Scraps of text, photographic material from books, magazines and the web...

The Work of Tomoko Kashiki

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 30, 2014
When Japanese artist Tomoko Kashiki stands in front of a new white panel, she has a clear vision of what beauty is for her. It "is a very fragile conviction, intrinsically linked to my feelings at any given moment - it changes and is transformed by my feelings." Tomoko holds a PhD in Painting from the Graduate School of Kyoto City University of Arts and has exhibited widely across Japan and in Europe.

Joanna Krótka's Illustrated Mythologies

Illustration // Sunday, June 29, 2014
Joanna Krótka's florid, mysterious illustrations are inspired by sci-fi, psychedelia, fairytales and dreams. Her style is both graphic and painterly, combining spindly linework with bold coloration to create narrative images that rage with a mythic sensibility. She received an MFA in Graphic Arts with a specilisation in book design in 2010 and is now based in Krakow, Poland. Krótka is currently working toward publishing a full length comic book of her own.   

Timothy J Lamb's Sultry Illustrations

Erotica // Saturday, June 28, 2014
San Francisco artist, Timothy J Lamb has been creating art since he was very young. He is a visual development artist and art director at Dreamworks animation. Timothy's style is very loose with a jumble of lines and shapes. "My alter ego TomLemb has been doing more artwork in recent years. who knows why or for what reason. it just kinda happens...  

A Short History of the Phenakistoscope

Illustration // Saturday, June 28, 2014
The optical toy, the phenakistoscope, was an early animation device that used the persistence of vision principle to create an illusion of motion. It was invented by Joseph Plateau in 1841.The phenakistoscope used a spinning disc attached vertically to a handle. Arrayed around the disc's center were a series of drawings showing phases of the animation, and cut through it were a series of equally spaced radial slits...

Cassidy Rae Limbach

Illustration // Friday, June 27, 2014
Cassidy Rae Limbach lives and works in her downtown home studio in Columbus, Ohio. She was born in 1985, OH USA. Cassidy is an abstract painter/ illustrator working on linen with acrylic, collage and inks. Her concerns are with rich-juicy colors, textures...  

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