Kim Ji-Hoon's Illustrated Realism

Illustration // Friday, October 12, 2012
These realistic pencil renderings from an artist by the name of Kim Ji-Hoon are seriously blowing my mind right now. I don't even think my eyes are capable of seeing that much detail, let alone re-creating it. We came across some intricatley drawn illustrations of body parts (Arnold Schwarzenegger throwback), landscapes and animals from this incredible talent who chooses to remain pretty anonymous.

The Works of Julia Petrova

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 12, 2012
Julia Petrova is an illustrator who lives in Moscow, Russia. She uses several methods for creating her works on paper or in her moleskin including pen, watercolor and collage. She creates illustrated portraits and landscapes, sometimes adding an element of surrealism to her creations. View more of her work and her moleskin collection on her website.

Daniel Frost Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, October 11, 2012
'Here is a print I made for the recent Kotki Dwa album launch at YCN. The album is called "Staycations" which was also the theme for the show. So I thought what better way to illustrate the idea of "holidaying at home" than with making a jungle den in your own room. Cacti and Spider plants are so cool to draw!' Daniel Frost is an illustrator based in London.

The Yehteh

Illustration // Thursday, October 11, 2012
Philipp Dornbierer got his creative alias as The Yehteh (original diction of the Yeti) from his enjoyment of mythical creatures and snowy days. However, he'd be happy with any type of weather as long as he has a few sharpened pencils, his notepad and some inspiration. A number of clients who have previously trusted him are IBM, The New York Times, 55DSL, Bloomberg, Carhartt, Land Gallery, Yellow Bird Project, Yes Cincinnati & many more.

The Sketches of Julia Petrova

Illustration // Thursday, October 11, 2012
Julia Petrova is an illustrator who lives in Moscow, Russia. She uses several methods for creating her works on paper or in her moleskin including pen, watercolor and collage. She creates illustrated portraits and landscapes, sometimes adding an element of surrealism to her creations. View more of her work and her moleskin collection on her website.

Portraits by Denise Nestor

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 11, 2012
At first these portraits by Irish artist, Denise Nestor look simple, but then you begin to see her work with facial structure, cheek bones, and expression has us wanted to know what's inside the head of each subject. Nestor's capturing of these intricacies make for a compelling series of pencil works.

The Works of Kustaa Saksi

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 11, 2012
The bizarre, futuristic landscape illustrations of Kustaa Saksi, a Finish born artist, with Scandinavian design roots, have obvious roots in our natural landscape and technological tendencies. In his work, his unique imagination enables him to combine organic touches and viscous shapes into beautiful surreal landscapes. Saksi has exhibited in Paris and Barcelona.

Truth Typography Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, October 11, 2012
Karan Singh is an Australian illustrator and designer currently residing in New York City. With experience gained from working at a multidisciplinary studio and spending the past five years working independently as an illustrator, Karan's projects have seen him interact with a gamut of clients ranging from local design boutiques to internationally recognised brands and agencies.

Illustration and Design from Kustaa Saksi

Illustration // Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The bizarre, futuristic landscape illustrations of Kustaa Saksi, a Finish born artist, with Scandinavian design roots, have obvious roots in our natural landscape and technological tendencies. In his work, his unique imagination enables him to combine organic touches and viscous shapes into beautiful surreal landscapes. Saksi has exhibited in Paris and Barcelona.

Marina Muun

Illustration // Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Marina Muun was born in Bulgaria in a town by the sea, grew up all over the place and is currently based in the UK. She enjoys drawing and painting various things – but mostly in the form of acrylic paintings and digital illustrations or the odd object picked up from the street. She gets her inspiration from the natural, unnatural and supernatural and everything else that might be lying around. Every painting she creates is an attempt to capture and convey a feeling...

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