Aimei Ozaki's Painted Succulents

Illustration // Monday, January 13, 2014
This series by Aimei Ozaki entitled Baudelaire is likely named after French Poet Charles Baudelaire who's most famous work Les Fleurs Du Mal translates to 'The Flowers of Evil'. Her pieces capture the subtle beauty in the color spectrum which succulents produce.

Sin Hye Kim aka SSIN

Illustration // Monday, January 13, 2014
Sin hye Kim (aka SSIN) is a South Korean artist and graduate of Hong-lk University in Seoul. Her large-scale pieces are incredibly detailed. If you take a look at the profile section of her website, you will notice that the works are signifigantly bigger than the artist. Sin creates with Korean ink on Korean paper.

Adam Friedman's Mysterious Landscapes

Illustration // Monday, January 13, 2014
'Modern societies attempt to understand and explain the mysteries of nature through various tangible human lenses such as science, technology, painting, literature, photography, etc. We also do so through more abstract methods such as “…intangible, metaphorical tools of the mind – contrast, remembrance, analogy…” And in both cases we “bring our own worlds to bear in foreign landscapes in order to clarify them for ourselves.” (Barry Lopez, Arctic Dreams). 

K L Ricks Illustration

Illustration // Monday, January 13, 2014
K L Ricks is a freelance illustrator and comic book artist, originally from Massachusetts. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, now living in New England. Her rendering style is consistently raw and expressive, with heavy contrasting linework and a touch of abstraction.

Timothy J. Reynolds: 3-D Renderings

Illustration // Saturday, January 11, 2014
Turnislefthome is the independent studio of 3D Illustrator Timothy J. Reynolds. Born and raised in Winston-Salem, NC. Now currently living and working in Milwaukee, WI. Proud father of a Cockapoo puppy named Wembley. Yes, named after the Fraggle.  

Tobias Gutmann's Face-o-mat

Illustration // Friday, January 10, 2014
The interaction with machines made our daily life easier, faster and more efficient. Despite the rapid growth of technology, machines could not yet replace a simple smile, but now we have Face-o-mat. Face-o-mat is Tobias Gutmann's portrait machine that happened to travel 40’514 km, from Stockholm to Milan, Dar es Salaam, Tokyo and London. The social portrait-booth, was originally made of cardboard found in the trash, but has been upgraded to MDF to better withstand traveling. Since December 2012 Face-o-mat has produced over 700 portraits.

'Ladies' by France Belleville-Van Stone

Illustration // Friday, January 10, 2014
'Ladies' is a set of illustrated cars by France Belleville-Van Stone. Most of the watercolor drawings depicted reveal an almost humorous amount of character and age in each vehicle. Great series of illustrations, with a consistent style throughout. 

Will Bryant's Wacky World

Illustration // Friday, January 10, 2014
A southern transplant, Will Bryant's work weaves together humor with commerce, fun, and positivity. In his sculptural installations, photographic still lives, and commercial illustration projects, there is always a sense of exuberance at play with a colorful palette. His work has been plastered across T-shirts, record sleeves, posters, magazines, furniture, snowboards, underwear, and also exhibited internationally...  

Drawings by Louise Despont

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 10, 2014
Louise Despont's intensely intricate graphite illustrations are created on delicate sheets of antique ledger paper, similar to those that turn-of-the-century organizations used for their accounting. Despont takes these mundane parchments and draws mysterious, graphite designs onto them, similar to renderings of architectural plans or portraits of deities, with an Art Deco aesthetic. The overall muted pattern works by this Brooklyn based artist are meticulously meditative and alluring.

Nicomi Turner's Intricate Renderings

Illustration // Thursday, January 09, 2014
Nicomi "Nix" Turner is a San Francisco based illustrator, recognized for her intricately detailed botanical-scapes, Esoteric symbolism, provocative renderings of The Sacred Feminine, and "Anatomical Deconstructionism". Her works are created using graphite on paper in a way that has been described as a rare talent for manipulating and "painting" with the basic medium.

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