Kim Ji-Hoon's Rendered Realism

Illustration // Sunday, June 01, 2014
These realistic pencil renderings from an artist by the name of Kim Ji-Hoon are seriously blowing my mind right now. I don't even think my eyes are capable of seeing that much detail, let alone re-creating it. We came across some intricatley drawn illustrations of body parts (Arnold Schwarzenegger throwback), landscapes and animals from this incredible talent who chooses to remain pretty anonymous.

Animated Gif Art by James Jirat Patradoon

Illustration // Saturday, May 31, 2014
'James Jirat Patradoon (born 1985) is an Australian Artist/Illustrator. He creates character driven visual art, born of fictional worlds of borrowed imagery that act as distorted mirrors to our reality, mashed-up and remixed to create new stories. Inspired by the fashion and costume of black metal music, gangster rap, professional wrestling, sci-fi films, and superheroes, James' work is an irreverent take on the stoic nature of macho pop culture.'

Animalistic Renderings from XPLR Studios

Illustration // Friday, May 30, 2014
XPLR (ex^plore) studios is the creation of David Rice, artist, illustrator and designer. Much of David's work focuses on the themes of nature and its personifying characteristics. Growing up in the mountains of Colorado, he has a special connection with the outdoors. David uses the natural landscape and its inhabitants as his primary subject matter.   

New Work from Jules Julien

Illustration // Friday, May 30, 2014
Graphically bold, simply rendered and heavily silhouetted, the work of Jules Julien satisfies that part of us that longs for the deep intricacies of illustration but appreciates the minimal and easy to digest. As an illustrator out in Amsterdam, I have confidence that Jules knows exactly what she is doing, and she's doing it right. 

The Work of Koby Martin

Illustration // Friday, May 30, 2014
Koby Martin is a digital Illustrator, artist and animator, aesthetically pulling from a variety of vibrant urban elements, icons and powerful members of both the animal kingdom and the rap game. Never mad at a portrait of Biggie- birthdays were the worst days, now we sip champagne when we thirsty.

Daniel Obzejta's Lexicon

Illustration // Friday, May 30, 2014
The illustration game can be a difficult one, this much I know. Being my usual curious self, I was looking over the shoulder of a gentleman at the coffee shop yesterday, clicking away on an artists site that I couldn't help but be intrigued by. This happened to be Daniel Obzejta...

The People's Print Shop: Fine Art For the Masses

Illustration // Thursday, May 29, 2014
The People's Print Shop describes their goal as making art available to "every man, woman, child and cat." They believe that everyone should be able to purchase amazing limited edition art prints by some of the world's leading contemporary artists...

Surreal Storybook Illustrations from Dave Van Patten

Illustration // Thursday, May 29, 2014
Dave Van Patten is a Long Beach based artist with a focus on acrylic paint, paper cut outs, and ink illustration. His work demonstrates visuals ranging from dreamlike absurdism, psychedelic surrealism, childlike storybook simplicity...

The Last Memory by Oliver Latta

Illustration // Thursday, May 29, 2014
The Last Memory is a beautifully animated short film by German graphic/motion designer Oliver Latta. Oliver decided to make this 3D animated short film during his 5th semester at the Design University in Dessau with the hopes of saving the harbor porpoise of the Baltic Sea...

Wooden Works from Jarmila Mitrikova & David Demjanovic

Illustration // Thursday, May 29, 2014
Together, artists Jarmila Mitrikova and David Demjanovic create strange and complex images on wood. The pair use a unique technique involving soldering and staining wood pieces. Jarmila and David have worked separately, each with a different focus in art...