More Madness from Odö

Illustration // Friday, May 03, 2013
A master of minute details, Nicolas Le Borgne aka Odö creates his artworks on paper. Whether he’s using watercolor, pen & ink or acrylic, the work is meticulous. Playing like acid trips gone awesome, Odö's work blends psychedelic imagery, pop culture icons, and intricate geometric designs to establish a world that's all his own. Despite his young age, he has also been recognized by his peers within the Lowbrow movement. This dude is one to watch closely.

"ThreeD" @ Boxbird Gallery, Brighton

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 03, 2013
Opening today in Brighton, UK at Boxbird Gallery as part of the Brighton Fringe Festival: ThreeD' will bring together three of the most exciting and prolific illustrators currently working in the UK, Tom Frost, Helen Musselwhite & Graham Carter. These much-revered artists will be bringing 2D illustration into the third dimension with a new and exclusive collection of sculptures, papercuts and boxed art.

Jan Feindt's Technicolor Dreamgirls

Illustration // Friday, May 03, 2013
Jan Feindt is a freelance illustrator living and working in Berlin, Germany. Feindt's personal illustrations of beautiful women rendered in vibrant layers of overlapping color are eye-catching and a little bit disorienting, kaleidoscopic visions of youthful exuberance. Feindt studied Illustration at the Vital - Center of Graphic Design in Tel Aviv. His clients include Rolling Stone, Dazed and Confused and Playboy.

Dilek Baykara Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, May 02, 2013
Dilek Baykara is an illustrator who was born and raised in the woods of northern New Jersey but is currently living and working in Brooklyn, New York. Baykara's illustrations take on a storybook feel with a contemporary twist, depicting sepia scenes of flapper girls and forests, not to mention the fabulous David Bowie. Baykara attended the School of Visual Arts for Illustraion. Baykara's artwork is versatile, capturing more mature imagery as well as retro and contemporary graphic subject matter.  

Bargain Bin Blasphemy

Illustration // Thursday, May 02, 2013
"Bargain Bin Blasphemy" is a blog run by this dude who buys discount records from thrift stores and turns them into Satan-worshipping works of art. Bargain Bin has created such masterpieces as Michael Jackson's "Killer," The Beach Boys' "Endless Murder," "The Satanic Side of Cher," "Killy Joel Eats Shit" and the perennial "Satan" and Garfunkel's "Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Pain." Bargain Bin has found the dark side of all these musical classics and catalogues them in diligent fashion on his blog. Hit this guy up if you're looking for some kitschy Satanic  remastering of your favorite Simon and Garfunkel Album. As Bargain Bin would say, "NOG, SATAN, AND THE DARK WAY."  

Organic Artworks by Atelier Olschinsky

Illustration // Thursday, May 02, 2013
Atelier Olschinsky creates digital landscapes that are design, pattern, image and map at the same time. Based in Vienna, Austria, Olschinsky's work consumes the viewer into these ebbing realms of color and shape. His handling of digital media is astounding, lending him the ability to create ostensibly any imagined world he might conceive of. The compositions are meant to draw on organic forms, mimicking and expanding on naturally occurring patterns.  

Art by Andy Paerels

Illustration // Thursday, May 02, 2013
Andy Paerels is an artist and illustrator based in Philadelphia, PA. Her illustrations play to a young, graphic sensibility, depicting stylish characters in a flux of monochromatic linework. We've shown Paerels' work in our erotica section, and her illustrations all have a kind of sexual charge, capturing a youthful dynamism in these fresh graphics.  

Posters and Illustrations by Boris Bućan

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 02, 2013
This morning we take a look at the work of Croatian artist Boris Bućan. Boris may not very well known outside of his native land, but he is very famous in Croatia for his graphic design, illustrating many posters and album covers during the 80s and 90s for events and bands as far away as Japan and Africa...

Steven Ketchum's Paintings of Friction

Illustration // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Steven Ketchum is a 29 year old designer and artist living in Brooklyn, NY. These multi-media paintings reflect a sense of confusion, anxiety or conflict as Ketchum sees it in the world. Ketchum says that his work "depicts dualities and the friction opposing forces present." The work depicts representative portions of bodies, facies and limbs, while each drawing devolves into curvilinear swaths of paint, representing fields of flux and ambiguity. These paint swaths are incredibly evocative and strange, giving these drawings a mysterious and dynamic element. We love these weird drawings. Ketchum spends his time drawing, reading, running, practicing Muay Thai and sleeping. 

Violane and Jeremy Illustration

Illustration // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Violane and Jeremy is a graphic arts studio located in France. The two artists are designers, illustrators and also producers. They work in art direction, graphic identity, website, publishing and video production. These pieces are some of those the studio has put out. The lovely, hard-worked pencil tones evoke fantastical visions of flowers and beards, illustrations that are both fun and thoughtful at the same time. These illustrations have a nostalgic quality, pulling cues from the absurdist imagery of Rene Magritte and the kind of cobblestone characters from 18th century France.   

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