The Works of Sister Arrow

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 02, 2012
Sister Arrow is an artist and illustrator working with drawing, painting and animation. Her inspirations include nature, metaphysics, sci-fi, primitive life, caves and Japan. She is the creator of an imaginary pygmy cultivar super-race called Sumo Babies. Working with themes of preservation, display and discovery of hidden information, often in reference to ethnobotany, her new paintings and prints explore theories of the 4th dimension, wormholes, and the quantum world.

The Bold Work of Jules Julien

Illustration // Friday, November 02, 2012
Jules Julien is a designer and visual artist based in Paris, France. From simplified silhouettes to hyper-realistic vignettes, His works are bold, vibrant and visually striking. Jules is truly attuned to what packs a graphic punch. He has exhibited worldwide and his list of clients includes names like Cartoon Network, Keds and Playstation.

It's All in the Hair...

Illustration // Friday, November 02, 2012
Some more stylized, detail-oriented work by Chilean illustrator Jorge Roa. In this series, he renders a variety of hairstyles using some impressively fine linework. Roa studied Industrial Design at the Universidad del Bio-Bio in Chillan. He currently lives in Santiago, Chile.

Grégoire Dupond's 'Piranesi Carceri d'Invenzione'

Illustration // Friday, November 02, 2012
Etchings and architecture come to life in this rad animation by Grégoire Dupond. 'I made this animation film based on Piranesi's Carceri d'Invenzione prints as a walk through these amazing spaces. I used camera mapping (Projection Man) and camera animation with Maxon's Cinema4D, building 6 different scenes that were merged together in a single continuous animation...'

Sister Arrow

Illustration // Thursday, November 01, 2012
Sister Arrow is an artist and illustrator working with drawing, painting and animation. Her inspirations include nature, metaphysics, sci-fi, primitive life, caves and Japan. She is the creator of an imaginary pygmy cultivar super-race called Sumo Babies. Working with themes of preservation, display and discovery of hidden information, often in reference to ethnobotany, her new paintings and prints explore theories of the 4th dimension, wormholes, and the quantum world.

Alice Ferrow's Simple Whimsy

Illustration // Thursday, November 01, 2012
Alice Ferrow is a third-year illustration major at the University of West England in Bristol.  Her illustrative works on paper are raw and simplistic, but refreshingly upbeat and positive. By grouping and sporadically rendering small objects across the page, Ferrow creates small separated still lives of stylized elements of her own liking.

Jorge Roa's Details

Illustration // Thursday, November 01, 2012
Jorge Roa is an artist and illustrator out of Chile with a distinct, realistic approach to his creations. In this series he is representing contemporary, fashionably dressed youth in his hyper-realistic, stylized renderings. LOVE the details.

Illustrations by Cachetejack

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 01, 2012
Cachetejack (aka Nuria Bellver and Raquel Fanjul) is a Spanish illustrator duo based in Valencia that produce crass, clever, and delightful illustrations full of humor, charm, and silliness that is applicable in all kinds of serious or lighthearted scenarios alike. Any illustration that fits this description is a success in our book.

The Wonderfully Bizarre Illustrations of Ted Parker

Illustration // Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Beer-chuggin' dolphins and picnicking lions are apparently just a normal day at the office for illustrator Ted Parker. With thick, painterly slabs of color and totally bizarre scenes, his illustrations immediately come across as silly, outlandish and clever. Which is good, because otherwise they'd seem kind of creepy...

New Work from Allyson Mellberg Taylor

Illustration // Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Whether it's her solemn, rounded figures or her soft earthy color pallette, there's just something about Allyson Mellberg Taylor's illustrations that seems so simple yet inexplicably intriguing. Since we last featured her work, Taylor has emerged with more fascinating and surreal images of interactions between humans and nature. 

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