The World of Martynas Pavilonis

Illustration // Friday, June 20, 2014
“I live in Vilnius, Lithuania and studied graphic design, but after school I decided to work in illustration and fine art. I love illustration. People say that my work is kinda dark and lonely, but cozy and hopeful at the same time. My main inspiration is my dreams and places (physically and emotionally) I’ve been...

Hand-Made Linoleum Cuts from Rocco Malatesta

Illustration // Thursday, June 19, 2014
Freelance illustrator and designer Rocco Malatesta is based in Berlin. His hand-cut linoleum prints are made with pride and care. Rocco says his process involves drawing and designing, carving and gouging...

Francisco Perez AKA Pac23

Illustration // Thursday, June 19, 2014
Miami illustrator Francisco Perez aka Pac23 is working on an ongoing series of female profile portraits. The series includes some bad helmeted babes, a superhero babe and an antler'd babe. Which one is your favorite?

Playful Illustrations from Sophie Alda

Illustration // Thursday, June 19, 2014
Sophie Alda is an artist, freelance illustrator, prop maker and restorative painter based in London. Sophie appears to work with a variety of mediums like watercolor, gouache and pen. With titles like "Naked Summer's Thigh"...

Hand Made Works from Marie ERR

Illustration // Thursday, June 19, 2014
London illustrator Marie ERR is the creator of these bright, hand-made linocut prints. Marie's emphasis is placed mostly on the hand-created aspect of her works. She says that her favorite pieces are made with acrylic on plywood...

Christina Magnussen: Abstracted Type

Illustration // Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Christina Magnussen identifies as an illustrator and graphic designer,  working across most fields within visual communication. She specializes in art direction, identity, editorial design and the fine craft of typographic treatments. She is a member of byHands illustration agency and is currently living and working out of Oslo, Norway. 

The Shattered Work of Vesod

Illustration // Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Vesod was born in Turin in 1981 and he lives and works in a Venaria Reale. Influenced by his artist father and the early 20th century Italian movement Futurism, Vesod skillfully applies layers of opaque paint to create remarkable three-dimensional geometric objects and elegant figures with a unique and expressive sense of movement...

DZO Olivier's "Stones and Bones"

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 18, 2014
DZO Olivier, a French artists whose intricate illustrations we have featured before, recently decided to put aside paper and canvas to experiement with drawing on less traditional surfaces. "I always varied pens but rarely drawing surfaces. Out of paper for a short time, I turned to the two inert materials: stone and bone. These inert materials seemed so ordinary! This is not the case...  

The Anti-Christmas Reindeer

Illustration // Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Since it isn't anytime close to Christmas, we deemed it appropriate to share this Reindeer animation, because while it may seem festive, the theme is just the opposite. 'One of 5 short idents we did for E4 on the topic of Christmas. The general idea was to surprise people with something really anti-christmas...

Petra Börner's Classic Patterns

Illustration // Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Petra Börner grew up in Sweden with an artist dream drawing inspiration from her great grandfather, a painter and photographer with entrepreneurial ideas. Being from a supportive family of doctors, she got her first commission illustrating medical journals through her surgeon mother.