Junji Ito's Eerie Illustrations

Illustration // Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Junji Ito was born in the Gifu prefecture of Japan in 1963. Inspired by Kazuo Umezu's comics and always watching his older sister's doodle, Ito decided to draw horror comics for himself. Trying to juggle his dental technician career with his increasingly popular hobby, life dramatically changed for Ito when he received an honorable mention from his influence Umezu, for submitting a short story to Gekkan Halloween...   

The Ghostly Illustrations of Januz Miralles

Illustration // Monday, March 25, 2013
  Januz Miralles is an illustrator based in Laguna, Philippines. His eerie, ethereal images combine traditional painting techniques with digital photo manipulation, creating a surreal landscape where human figures are woven into a shifting fog of textures and brush strokes. Although little is known of the artist or his artistic approach, Miralles' work is nonetheless viscerally haunting and mystical.   

Witty Drawings by Victor Kerlow

Illustration // Monday, March 25, 2013
Born and raised in Manhattan, Victor Kerlow gets his inspiration from the city's exciting and lively atmosphere. Creating with ink and watercolor, Kerlow illustrates for clients such as The New Yorker, The New York Times, MTV, Random House and many more. Kerlow's quirky and witty pieces evolve from the random events and places he comes across...

Whimsical work by Robson Borges

Illustration // Monday, March 25, 2013
Freelance Graphic Designer & Illustrator from São Paulo, Brazil. Robson Borges creates whimsical and adventurous environments inspired by the streets he walks on, the people he meets and the natural elements of his surroundings. Using dark colors for the foreground and complementary colors for the background of his pieces, Borges creates depth... 

Illustrations by Trevor Ede

Illustration // Monday, March 25, 2013
English designer and art director Trevor Ede illustrates with a variety of styles, combining line work with textures and hand-lettering. Ede creates creatures and mystical characters inspired by Mexican culture, children illustrations and 60's graphic design. Having illustrated for clients such as Gap, Cascaid and Penguin Books, Ede now designs apparel and art prints for his own creative company, Farnell...

Daehyun Kim for Juxtapoz

Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 24, 2013
For the March 2013 issue, we asked South Korea-born, Vienna-based artist, Daehyum Kim to create an original illustration for the magazine. What we got was this stunning, highly-detailed, meditative piece from the artist, entitled Moon I See, that exemplifies everything we love about the artist. Check the detailed shots... 

Paintings by Jared Flaming

Illustration // Sunday, March 24, 2013
Jared Flaming’s new series of paintings flows from an intelligent rhythm deeply ingrained below the surface. He composes distinctly lyrical compositions that do not overpower stylistic differences, but instead lucidly consolidate all of its elements. Paint strokes are deceptive; what appears as enlarged single strokes are in fact illusionistic renderings of outsized scale. Flaming demonstrates classical representation; illustrating  a turning point with fresh use of symbolisms that summons the smartest elements of Pop, Renaissance, and classical mythology...  

The Illustrated Train by Bee Johnson

Illustration // Sunday, March 24, 2013
Starting out working in traditional media such as paint and charcoal, Bee Johnson has become a master of digital illustration. Creating surfaces and textures for her art by gathering parts of her old paintings and prints to scan them for new compositions. Johnson has designed and illustrated for fashion, editorial and advertising. Featuring in 3x3 Magazine, Creative Quarterly and Applied Arts...  

Dewey Guyen's Illustrated Oddities

Illustration // Saturday, March 23, 2013
Dewey Guyen is an autodidact illustrator and comic book artist. He was born April 17th, 1992 in a refugee camp in Galang, Indonesia. Growing up in Sherbrooke city, he started to collaborate in international fanzines and collectives at the age of 11, published by Le Dernier Cri, SSE Project, Kuš! and United Dead Artists. He was influenced at a very young age by the grimy, misshapen forms of cartoon characteres "Ren and Stimpy"--he liked them because they were "weird and dark and absurd." Dewey quit art school after a semester, saying, "I'd rather learn by myself."

Matt Furie's Creatures

Illustration // Friday, March 22, 2013
Currently living in San Francisco, Columbus, Ohio native Matt Furie was born in 1979. Matt's illustrations are a mix of child-like enchantment and momentary adult situations, inspired by cartoon characters. He is known for combining traditional with modern illustration, and was awarded for his work by the San Francisco Bay Guardian with the best visual artist award. Not only does he exhibit his work around the USA and Europe...    

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