The Doodle Art of Kerby Rosanes

Illustration // Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Kerby Rosanes is a Filipino artist who works as an SEO/Graphic Designer. He is fascinated with the power of the pencil, ink and paper. Kerby loves black and white scribbles, people who play violin, OneRepublic, The Script, Game of Thrones, One Piece, adobo and sinigang. Kerby does commissioned doodles and illustrations for family, friends, small businesses, lovers, kids, brands, cats, dinosaurs, pirates, monsters and random people across the globe.

Martin Biemans Illustration

Illustration // Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Martin Biemans is a 20 year old illustrator and digital artist from the Netherlands. As a younger artist, Biemans wanted to be a professional chef, but his passion rapidly changed to art once he stumbled into the world of illustration, and he never looked back. Biemans currently works as a full-time freelancer and has created work for the likes of Photoshop, Hard Rock Cafe and Pepsi.

The Fantasy Art of Anna Dittmann

Illustration // Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Anna Dittmann grew up in San Francisco and moved to Georgie to receive a BFA in illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Her dreamy, fantastical illustrations capture an incredibly sensitive world of magic and shifting spring. Dittmann's grip on the digital medium is extraordinary and serves her themes of fantasy illustration perfectly.

Peter Han's "Pardon My Dust"

Illustration // Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Designer Peter Han has worked as a conceptual designer for a number of different video games and films but has also become known for a drawing class he teaches called "Dynamic Sketching." Using only chak, Han dispels the impulse of many young artists to make their work too precious--working in a fast, impermanent medium helps them to make progress without fear of "messing up." In this short filmed titled "Pardon My Dust" dir. Adriel de la Torre, we get a look into this brutal and encouraging teaching style.

The Art of Celdee

Illustration // Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Celdee's work is a strange combination of cute and creepy. She uses a gritty, textured style of linework to describe the folds and contours of strangely bulbous women, animals and fish. The pastel palette also lends a palatable sense to these unique compositions. Celdee has worked with a number of publications and brands, her brand of illustration lending itself particularly well to fashion.

Jack Hudson Illustration

Illustration // Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Jack Hudson is a prolific illustrator whose long landscape spreads execute visual storytelling with great flair and practice. These illustrations for Lehigh University approach life as a conveyor belt, full of obstacles and challenges we have to overcome to be successful. As the pages turn, the character grows older and technology advances. 

The Monsters of Ray Frenden

Illustration // Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Ray Frenden is a self-taught illustrator witha  penchant for monsters and the macabre. Drawing form a childhood weaned on old horror comics, pulp fiction and sci fi, his brush and ink work hearkens to an older era. Ray's sensibilities for line and footing in current color and design trends helps make his work unique.

Natsuki Otani's Feast of Color

Illustration // Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Natsuki Otani's illustrations are described in colour and realized in detailed design. Bold, vibrant color forms the basis of working practice that seeks to unite dreams and reality. Otani tries to give the viewer a feast of color and complexity, adding surreal touches to counterpoint childlike subjects. Otani was born in Tokyo and works in England in a number of different mediums, fashion illustration and editorial predominantly. Otani hopes to make people happy "if just for a moment" through her artwork.   

Kotaro Chiba's Girlish Innocence

Illustration // Monday, August 19, 2013
Kotaro Chiba is a professional freelance illustrator, designer, and animator based in Niigata, Japan. Her work is clearly heavily influenced by her home country, containing elements of traditional Japanese art as well as anime and manga, showing lithe young women with long delicate necks and soft features in a variety of natural landscapes.

Back To Nature with Hiroki Takeda

Illustration // Monday, August 19, 2013
Continuing in the the artistic tradition of classical Japanese interpretations of the natural world, illustrator Hiroki Takeda creates portraits of animals through delicately placed strokes of watercolor that represent the plant life of each animal's environment, resulting in a beautiful fusion of flora and fauna. Takeda's work possesses a meditative quality in both subject matter and technique, reflecting the artist's own relaxed approach to his art, preferring to begin his work in a calm, introspective manner in order to fully express the emotional intent of each creative piece.

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