New Hybrid Bird illustrations by Liqen

Street Art // Monday, April 15, 2013
What does a watermelon mixed with a toucan looks like? How about a bird with a telephone for a body? This new series of highly imaginative illustrations by Spanish artist, Liqen are dedicated to birds and were drawn while in Ecuador. The difference with these particular feathered and winged creatures is Liqen has drawn their bodies mixed with fruits, manmade objects, and various other geometric shapes. These illustrations will be published in a book this summer and we will have more information about that in the future.

Graphite Realism by Ileana Hunter

Illustration // Monday, April 15, 2013
Graphite artist Ileana Hunter is inspired by the human body and the hidden lyricism of mundane objects. The intricate detail and well balanced use of white space gives Hunter's work a minimalistic composition..  

The Freakish, Hairy Paintings of Erik Sandberg

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 15, 2013
Los Angeles-based artist Erik Sandberg paints colorful, freakish, hairy people. We are thoroughly enjoying them. Erik received his BFA from Art Center College of Design and has since taught there, OTIS College of Art and Design, and CSU Northridge.

Lines by Nicolas Jolly

Illustration // Monday, April 15, 2013
French illustrator Nicolas Jolly creates atmosphere with his line work and adventurous scenes. Flowing movement twirls across Jolly's artwork as the lines form mountains, waves, stairways and clouds. Within all the busy lines there is a sense of calm revealed with dark figures...

Cute Adventures by Jen Lee

Illustration // Monday, April 15, 2013
Jen Lee is a talented animator and illustrator who likes to keep things simple, she creates a cute and playful world with her comic book, Thunderpaw. The comic is illustrated and animates using only 100% Photoshop...   

Bold Outlines and Rick Ink by Kyler Martz

Illustration // Monday, April 15, 2013
Kyler Martz is a Seattle, Washington based illustrator. Inspired by old tattoo flash Martz enjoys painting thick, black outlines and rich ink color but before drawing and skating took over his life he was very much into ceramics...  

Quirky Characters by Helena Frank

Illustration // Sunday, April 14, 2013
Illustrator and animation director Helena Frank is based in Copenhagen where she does animated films, illustrations and music videos. Awarded Best Danish Animation Talent 2010, Frank was educated at Konstfack and the National Film School of Denmark. Creating cute and quirky drawings with a sense of humor...  

Hermes' Only American Scarf Designer, Kermit Oliver

Illustration // Saturday, April 13, 2013
Legendary French designer Hermes is known for his highly expensive, luxurious silk scarves--each hand tailored and carefully commissioned by the designer. These scarves are each around $400, and Hermes has produced more than 2,000 designs over the years, working with numerous artists to achieve signature precision and beauty. Kermit Oliver is the only American designer to ever work for Hermes.

Witty Illustrations by El Neoray

Illustration // Friday, April 12, 2013
Young El Neoray is an outspoken illustrator from Belgium who loves sex, drugs and flowers so much, he created a zine about them with Rein Vyncke named Ginozine. Always adding humor into his work El Neoray plays on imagination and reality, adding absurd situations within his characters and witty lines...

Tatiana Suarez and Her Surreal Sirens

Erotica // Friday, April 12, 2013
Born in 1983, Tatiana Suarez is a Brooklyn-based Miami native. Her charming and distinctive style encapsulates a bewitching and surreal world, rich with symbols that stem from her Brazilian and El Salvadorian heritage. Appearing as if frozen underwater in lovely stillness, Suarez's doe-eyed figures are childlike yet brimming with sexuality, their beauty presented concurrently with exotic, even creepy, flora and fauna to create enchanted narratives.

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