Joy Ang's Children's Illustrations

Illustration // Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Joy Ang is a freelance artist living in Edmonton, Canada. We've posted on her before but wanted to focus in on her children's artwork, which has a particularly charming whimsy while maintaining a darker edge. Ang also works in game art/concepts, but has also done editorial, comic and advertisement work. Ang was born in Calgary and graduated from the Alberta College of Art & Design in 2007. 

Digital Art by Adam Spizak

Illustration // Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Some rad digital art created by artist Adam Spizak. Spizak uses a combination of photoshop and 3D rendering to create his images which are full of vivd colors, textures  and stunning compositions. His pop art is great but he’s also got a large collection of impressive fantasy landscapes as well.

Ben The Illustrator

Illustration // Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Ben O'Brien is a highly experienced illustrator, renowned for a positive, creaive oulook and a solid understanding of commercial design, the visual arts and successful business. He relishes diversity and welcomes all opportunities. Clients include Delta Airlines, Honda, Pixar, The New York Times, Nickelodeon and Virgin Media.

The Art of Tin Can Forest

Illustration // Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Pat Shewchuk and Marek Colek are Canadian artists based in Toronto, Ontario, who work collaboratively under the name "Tin Can Forest." Together they produce art, film and books. They draw inspiration from the forests of Canada and Slavic art and folklore. Their work has appeared in The New Yorker, Oaken Thrown and Drawn and Quarterly.

N.C. Winters' 100 Drawings

Illustration // Tuesday, September 24, 2013
N.C. Winters completed a series of 100 Drawings to re-invigorate his love for drawing outside of the strictures of the deadline. While many of us would consider these sketches and studies highly polished works, Winters demonstrates his amazing abilities in this intense project. "In a way, the drawings became a sort of artistic release from my other work," said Winters upon finishing the series.

Drawings by Joe Biel

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 24, 2013
This morning we take a look at the drawings of Los Angeles-based artist Joe Biel. His most recent work has increased both in scale and complexity, addressing a theme of poetic collision between beauty and the (sometimes cruel) absurdity of the contemporary world. "This collision produces a variety of situations, ranging from the ridiculous to the sublime, all of which reveal a vulnerable sense of humanity."

Photorealism by Viktor Jung

Erotica // Monday, September 23, 2013
Viktor Jung is a thirty-three year old photorealist artist from the Czech Republic. After losing his job at the age of twenty-one, Jung began to draw for fun and quickly found that he had discovered a newfound talent and passion: pin-up art. Jung then began his career as a full-time artist, finding himself somewhat addicted to the pin-up genre and fully dedicated to painting beautiful women with considerable skill and technical precision, resulting in photorealist works of art that pop from the screen with sensuality and vitality.

Creative Duo NastPlas

Illustration // Monday, September 23, 2013
NastPlas is a creative duo based in Madrid, Spain. Formed in 2006 by illustrator Fran R. Learte, aka "drFranken," and creative director Natalia Molinos, aka "Na," their work combines an impressive range of digital motifs and abstract patterns that imbue their elaborate illustrations with great visual charge and dynamism. Pieces by NastPlas never fail to possess vivid color that pops and intricate forms that entrance the eye with their beauty and complexity.

Ruben Ireland's Ghostly Enchantresses

Illustration // Monday, September 23, 2013
Ruben Ireland is a graphic artist and illustrator based in London. His art fuses traditional techniques with digital processes, creating thoughtful, dreamlike images of seemingly magical beings in abstract spaces, these pensive enchantresses often interacting with mystical elements and wild creatures. Ireland's eclectic tool kit includes ink, acrylic, dirty water, foods, and weathered paper, all used in conjunction with Photoshop and a wacom tablet.

Nicolas Obery's Fantasmagorik

Illustration // Monday, September 23, 2013
Nicolas Obéry is an art director and digital illustrator living and working in Paris, France. A fan of surrealism, Obéry's series "FANTASMAGORIK" blends reality and fantasy through black and white portraits that combine photographic elements with poetic visual devices from his personal virtual library such as smoke, flowers, hair, and mysterious beams of light. In his work he has represented numerous actors, celebrities, and musicians, including Marilyn Monroe, Lady Gaga, and Elvis, as well as historical and fictional figures such as Superman, Salvador Dali, and Jules Verne.

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