Hsiao Ron Cheng's Portraits

Illustration // Friday, May 02, 2014
Having been familiar with the work of Hsiao Ron Cheng, mainly from his presence in the Juxtapoz 'New Contemporary' book we put together last year, I was excited to come across some new portrait work from this seemingly effortless creative talent. 

Update: The Work of Mark Powell

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 02, 2014
London artist Mark Powell cleverly re-purposes old, used, and often tattered ephemera. Using cancelled envelopes, maps, and other found items as his canvases, he produces striking, life-like, and inked drawings. His sketches are made using only a Bic Biro pen, often incorporating the original stamps, logos, and addresses. 

The Work of Stephanie Inagaki

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 02, 2014
Weaving elements of masterful line work and a strong sense of heritage, the work of Stephanie Inagaki uses Japanese mythology and folk tales as the source for her intimate presentations of the manners in which we relate to the ones we love, the often painful lessons learned in the experience, and ultimately the blossoming discovery of self...

Digital Grime

Illustration // Friday, May 02, 2014
Dela Deso is the digital death, grime, infected empty eyes and melting flesh re-mix illustrations of Richie Velaquez. Specializing in zombified photos of celebs, street style and half-naked women, Deso's re-created dripping, oozing illnesses and diseased skin portraits put a refreshing spin on all of those stupid dumb 'regular' photos we're so used to looking at. Muerte mas Muerte.

New Work from Sophy Hollington

Illustration // Thursday, May 01, 2014
The last time we checked in with London based illustrator Sophy Hollington was in 2011. Sophy has since evolved and grown into producing an entirely new style of art and illustration. Today, she is producing what looks like brightly colored woodblock prints and we love them...

Simon Roussin: Lemon Jefferson et La Grande Aventure

Illustration // Thursday, May 01, 2014
Simon Roussin is a French comic artist and illustrator who's bold, felt tip marker drawings surpass your expectations. Lemon Jefferson et La Grande Aventure (Lemon Jefferson and the Great Adventure)...  

Multi-Colored Illustrations from Sam Vanallemeersch

Illustration // Thursday, May 01, 2014
"My name is Sam Vanallemeersch and I like to draw for you, myself, my girlfriend, my daughter, my cat and periodicals. I've been published in the odd book here and there and have done a couple of shows...

Road Trip Sketchbook: Adriana Lozano Román

Illustration // Thursday, May 01, 2014
Born in Botogá, Colombia in 1982, Adriana Lozano Román now lives and works in California. Her most recent work literally takes her viewer on a trip: photographed over the course of what looks like a road trip through...

Rachel Wolfson's 'Material Paintings'

Illustration // Wednesday, April 30, 2014
“I was drawn to characterizing the personal and physical nature of my obsolescent device – a MacBook acquired in 2008 – by generating hyper-observational 3D models of it. Often the software used to create these models overcorrects or misunderstands its source material. These models have a blank, dimensional form that is overlaid with parsed selections of photographic information known as texture maps.Pulling these texture maps out of the software, I reinterpret them with a focus on the hand and process of painting as a means to counteract digital benign neglect..."  

Playful Works by Jungyeon Roh

Illustration // Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Originally from Seoul, Korea, Jungyeon Roh is a NY based illustrator. She's won two gold cubes from Art Directors Club and silver medals from the Society of Illustrators in both N.Y. and L.A.  Drawing on both Eastern and Western experiences, Roh’s work, primarily in silkscreen, has been featured in Communication Arts, Print magazine, American Illustration, 3x3, CQ and CMYK, among other major publications.  The New York Times, Movado, and Playboy are among her clients.