Watercolors by Artur Iskandarov

Illustration // Friday, April 11, 2014
Artur Iskandarov unites fashion illustration and portraiture in his delicately handled watercolor drawings. Figuration expands and contracts in multiple exposures and abstract flourishes like geometric patterns are added to powerful effect. Iskandarov is based in Belarus.

New Works by Alexandra Levasseur

Illustration // Friday, April 11, 2014
'Disconcerting, touching, surreal, magnetic, Alexandra Levasseur’s work illustrates the complex, constantly changing spectrum of human emotions. This movement, which punctuates our lives, also represents transformation, changes in emotions, places, climates, etc. Her subjects experience extreme climactic conditions, yet resist and from their apparent vulnerability, a second face emerges, like strength, rage, or anxiety. We observe an inner transformation. We become voyeurs, witnesses of the birth of the best, or the worst of humanity. In either case, the result is captivating.'

Elena Pancorbo's Tattooed Women

Illustration // Thursday, April 10, 2014
Born in 1990, artist Elena Pancorbo presents us with realistic yet artistically rendered colored pencil portraits. Elena knows when to put the pencil down, leaving some works appropriately "unfinished." 

Fragmented Portraits from Mayka Can2ienova

Illustration // Thursday, April 10, 2014
Born in Mexico in 1988, Mayka Estefany Cantu Casanova (Mayka Can2ienova) has allowed her travels abroad to enhance her creative abilities as well as her imagination. She says that after studying in...

Max Gregor Illustration

Illustration // Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Max Gregor began painting graffiti when he was fifteen.His passion for Graffiti has led to him being commissioned, both privately and by film and TV companies. The other main inspiration is Comics and he has written and drawn a number of published comics. Influences are drawn from classical art and popular culture, which are visible in his subject matter and graphic realism style.

Works by Christine Kim

Illustration // Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Christine Kim is a Toronto-based artist who works in illustration, cut paper collages and installations. 'I love paper, stones, adhesives, knives, and scissors. I have a special appreciation for cathedral ruins, sacred geometry, peonies, decorative iron fences, dark forests and lace. My favorite colors are muted.'

OMOCAT's Animated Illustrations

Illustration // Wednesday, April 09, 2014
OMOCAT creates amazing anime-inspired illustrations which she then animates into gifs, adding the flicker of a tv screen or a tesselating rainbow pattern. 'OMOCAT's personal work is evoked by misunderstanding caused by the generation gap in this world of rampant technology and by the constant oppression she faced in her early years imposed by others's ideas of etiquette, beauty, and restrictions of being a girl...'

The Scientific and Anatomical Illustrations of Katie Scott

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 09, 2014
We have showcased the science-based, anatomical illustrations of London-based artist Katie Scott, and she has a great new collection of works we wanted to show today. Scott has worked with a ton of clients including the New York Times, Urban Outfitters, Wallpaper*, Converse, Phaidon, Wired, and more. Such fantastic work... 

Sheryo Draws in Black and White

Illustration // Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Sheryo is a Brooklyn based artist from Singapore who paints imperfect gnarly characters that are calming to disoriented souls, and might cause skitter skatter explosions in the brain. She has exhibited and painted in LA, Seoul, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Mexico, Australia and Vietnam since 2008. This collection of her monochrome drawings give a good example of the wild, urban imagery Sheryo has been pumping out in her street work. 

Jenny Mortsell's Fashion Illustrations

Illustration // Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Jenny Mortsell is a Brooklyn-based illustrator whose clean, soft graphite illustrations lend themselves very well to the kind of soft female imagery she often portrays. Finding inspiration in fashion photography and figurative scenes, Mortsell captures the body with an adept, sensitive touch.

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