The Work of Joseph Parra

Juxtapoz // Monday, January 06, 2014
We stumbled across some great works by Baltimore-based Joseph Parra this morning, a wonderful collection of screenprints, digital prints, and charcoal on paper works. Some of the works have an eerie, distorted effect applied to them, where the charcoal drawings are highlighted by expressive linework.

Florian Bertmer: Holy Mountain

Illustration // Sunday, January 05, 2014
Florian Bertmer is a German illustrator from the hardcore punk, grindcore and metal scene. He has done artwork for bands like Converge, Napalm Death,The Hope Conspiracy, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Pig Destroyer, Doomriders, Kirk Hammett, Lucasfilm, Alamo Drafthouse and others. His early works were reminiscent of Pushead while his later works have become more influenced by Art Nouveau and Occultism...

Baroness' John Baizley

Illustration // Saturday, January 04, 2014
John Baizley is an illustrator and musician based in Savannah, Georgia. He is notable for his album cover and t-shirt art for bands including Kylesa, Pig Destroyer, Daughters, Skeletonwitch, Torche, Cursed, Black Tusk, and Baroness for which he is the singer and rhythm guitarist.

The Work of Melissa Murillo

Illustration // Friday, January 03, 2014
Berlin based illustrator, Melissa Murillo , better known as “Meyoko” articulate a creative predominance that is a direct line to the darker of Art Nouveau. Executed in edge free hand, with a fountain pen Black China ink and more recently Gold, the artworks by Meyoko are like open doorways to a microcosmic wilderness populated by divine entities and mythical creatures which intermingle and amalgamate to one another

Illustration Favorite: Kikyz1313

Illustration // Friday, January 03, 2014
"My work is mainly based on the study of the abject. More specifically in the use of the body as an object to refer to the disease, dirt and debris threatens the integrity and stability of generating viewer rejection. However, when represented with such intricate detail and wrapped in a child friendly cosmos, provides security and comfort in the viewer...

The Layers of Crystal Wagner

Illustration // Friday, January 03, 2014
Crystal Wagner received her MFA from the University of Tennessee in 2008, her BFA from the Atlanta College of Art in 2004, and her AFA from Keystone College in 2002.  She is currently an Assistant Professor at Georgia College. Wagner’s interest in combining 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional forms, alternative use of materials, and hybrid approaches to printmaking...

James Burlinson's 'Creature Conga'

Illustration // Thursday, January 02, 2014
James Burlinson currently unpublished 24 page booklet was created during completion of his MA Sequential Design & Illustration Degree in Brighton, UK. This book was made to promote awareness and excitement for the natural world. James has included 46 animal facts that are likely to astound and inform.

Cytoplasmic Playgrounds by Markos Kay

Illustration // Thursday, January 02, 2014
In the incredibly dense yet invisible world of the cytoplasm in biological cells, complex interactions can be thought of as a playful dance between macromolecules, minerals, ions and proteins. These cytoplasmic playgrounds are reimagined using dynamic particle systems that play out and evolve differently each time, mimicking stochastic processes in nature. Complex molecular events that occur in the cytoplasm are interpreted as abstract forms and movement, staying away from traditional scientific iconography. The following prints are snapshots taken from these computational outbursts.

Joshua Coronado's Font Inspired Characters

Illustration // Thursday, January 02, 2014
Los Angeles based artist Joshua Coronado has a large collection of cheeky illustrations. Josh has developed a series of personalities to acompany the familiar fonts we see every day, the first of the series being 'Times New Roman'.

Mike Tylak

Illustration // Thursday, January 02, 2014
"The series is based on a few trips to the abandoned industries. They are the tangible physical example of a series of paintings I've done in Denmark outlying areas." Mike Tylak