New Work From Martine Johanna

Illustration // Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Martine Johanna is a Dutch born and raised artist, right from the green heart of the Netherlands, now living and working in Amsterdam. From a young age music, high fashion, folk culture, nature, odd movies and storytelling where and are still major influences in her life. After a career as a fashion designer, mid 2008 her direction turned entirely towards painting and drawing...

The Work of Jejomar A. Limbo

Illustration // Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Jejomar A. Limbo is a 24 year-old artist, illustrator and designer residing in the Philippines. He graduated under Computer Engineering in 2009 at De La Salla – Lipa but his ever growing passion in Graphic Design and digital illustration made him pursue this interest into a career.

Laura Bifano Illustration

Illustration // Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Laura Bifano spent the better part of her childhood drawing and painting pictures for the entertainment of friends and family alike. Her paintings range from being whimsical and lighthearted to macabre and subtly disquieting. She now lives and works in Victoria, BC and enjoys surrealist paintings, graphic narrative and cheesy 70's science fiction. She attended the Alberta College of Art and Design.

CHRIS PARRADO ILLUSTRATION

Illustration // Wednesday, December 26, 2012
'Chris Parrado is 23 years old a Colombian Illustrator. Tired of the advertising world has decided to be a worker without tagline, who composed for tools and graphite flashes has been responsible for taking the complicated task of capturing moments that other people inadvertently omitted, perhaps to go lost in the saturation distressing contemporary world. The situations and characters in his works appear to be small frames taken from everyday life...

The Grinchiest Time of Year

Illustration // Monday, December 24, 2012
For the season of good will to all men The Mooks started a holiday contest, encouraging all illustrators interested in participating in a #drawGrinch draw fest to get us into that holiday mood (by using the hashtag on twitter). A huge hand full of entries were posted on The Mooks site, from artists across the globe showing their Grinch off. Enjoy!

The Works of Langdon Graves

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 24, 2012
An artist we enjoyed learning about this year was Langdon Graves. Originally from Virginia, Graves is a Brooklyn based artist, who creates beautiful, ethereal illustration work. Her drawings have a minimal stillness about them, and her simple arrangements are approached in a near new surrealist manner.

International Santas

Illustration // Monday, December 24, 2012
A Royal Blind Society Christmas card - ‘International Santas’ from the visual solutions studio, The Peter Baxter. The purpose of this global little illustration was to communicate a Christmas celebration that is felt around the world. Kinda love the American flag Santa suit...

Olga Vercholamova's Queen

Illustration // Monday, December 24, 2012
Stark, sultry portraits of mysterious and iconic women from Greece's own Olga Vercholamova. I have to admit I don't know much about this fashion focused artist and illustrator but I'm loving what I see. Gorgeous use of contrast and negative space in her glamorous renderings of luxe females.

Barney Marquez's Character Illustrations

Illustration // Monday, December 24, 2012
Amazing character sketches and illustrations from the talented Barney Marquez. With a refined style, Barney doodles and draws people of all shapes, sizes and trades wherever he goes. We're including some of his more refined works, but his sketchbook illustrations are incredible as well. Humorous, svelte and witty portrayals of every kind of person imaginable.

The Illustrations of Grace Molteni

Illustration // Sunday, December 23, 2012
Grace Molteni defines her illustration work as 'where pretty gets gritty,' and it couldn't hold more true. In her illustrations, emotional excerpts of text are mixed and matched with graphically designed portraits of youth. There is a certain angst that is apparent in her work, scratching it's way out through her traditional and digital media.

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