Jacob Everett 's Portrait Timelapse

Illustration // Friday, June 21, 2013
Jacob Everett was born in London and currently lives and works in Brighton.“I am a portrait artist working with biro on paper. I produce large-scale portraits using an intricate technique of overlapping elliptical marks, which gradually build to represent the subtle contours of the face...

Josh Neal Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, June 20, 2013
Illustrator Joshua Neal creates works that are bold, graphic and immediately eye-catching. Characterized by the artist's distinctive staccato mark-marking, Neal's illustrations are dynamic and full of lively motion. A graduate of the University of Plymouth, Neal has worked with clients including Ammo Magazine, Pictoplasma, and Society 6. He is a staff illustrator for Open Pen magazine.  

Erik Nieminen's (Un)Altered Reality

Illustration // Thursday, June 20, 2013
Capturing the world as seen through distorted reflections or layered panes of glass, artist Erik Nieminen 'presents an independent reality, a world that is dependent on our real world yet separate from it. It is a world that exists on its own terms.' These uncanny vignettes are ones we encounter daily as  we walk down the street catching glimpses of the urban landscape reconfigured, but isolated in Nieminen's paintings the effect is at once familiar and alienating.

Tattoo Art by Marcin Aleksander Surowiec

Illustration // Thursday, June 20, 2013
Polish tattoo artist Marcin Aleksander Surowiec immortalizes his rad works of art on flesh with his incredible neo-traditional tattoos. The figural and abstract are united in dazzling color in Surowiec's surreal pieces. He is based in Warsaw.

Art by Simon Prades

Illustration // Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Simon Prades is a freelancing illustrator living and working in Saarbrucken Germany. He teaches illustration at the University of Applied Sciences in Trier. Over the last years he has been working for companies such as the New York Times, The New Statesmen, The New Republic and NIKE. His work is sensitive and gritty, illustrations that make serious use of the artist's hand. They exhibit a sense for exquisite linework in a variety of different mediums.

Gorgeous Tattoos by Valentin Hirsch

Illustration // Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Valentin Hirsch is a German tattoo artist whose gorgeous, highly detailed black-work tattoos have caught our illustration department's eye. These tattoos have a sophisticated, distinctly illustrative attitude while capturing all the requisite tattoo nobility. With particular attention to animals, these traditional tattoos are inarguably works of art and we're happy that they're permanent.

Mike Hughes Illustration

Illustration // Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Mike Hughes was born in Inverness and works in Aberdeen, generating illustrations with a unique contemporary flair and a taste for the strange. Hughes attended Gray's School of Art and graduated in 2012 with honors in Painting. Clients include BSD Forever, 20Twenty, Boarderline and Hydrasun.

Art by Michael Dotson

Illustration // Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Michael Dotson's work explores subject matter such as time progression, space, fluidity, deconstruction, symmetry in representational and abstract shape explorations. Dotson is focused on the life of color and pattern. He studied at the American University and the Cleveland Institute of Art and has done work for the likes of Contemporary Art Daily, Franco Ferrari and Daniel Guerrero. 

Michael Zavros' Seductive Realism

Illustration // Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Michael Zavros is an Australian artist who studied printmaking at the Queensland College of Art in the 1990s. His work is seductively realist, captured in a variety of media capturing motion, detail and likeness. He has won numerous drawing awards and has exhibited widely Australia. His work is held in numerous private public collections. 

Laura Laine's Unearthly Beauty

Illustration // Monday, June 17, 2013
Laura Laine is a fashion illustrator based in Helsinki, Finland. Since completing her studies in fashion design she has been working full-time as a freelance illustrator and teaching fashion illustration. Her delicately drafted, haute couture-inspired pencil drawings walk a fine line between the elegance of high fashion and the defiant attitude of gothic fantasy, echoing the lean and lanky figures of Aubrey Beardsley. Laine's recent clients include Vogue Japan, Sephora, and H&M, and she has also exhibited work in London, NYC, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.

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