Eric Yahnker's Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, September 06, 2012
Eric Yahnker is a contemporary artist born in 1976 in Torrance, California. His humorous, meticulously rendered graphite and colored pencil drawings and elaborate process pieces examine pop culture and politics. His work is represented by Ambach & Rice in Seattle, where he was included in an exhibition with  Erwin Wurm and Raymond Pettibon in 2010. Since then Ambach & Rice has moved to Los Angeles, where he continues to exhibit.

Ise Ratta Ananphada

Illustration // Thursday, September 06, 2012
Freelance illustrator Ise Ratta Ananphada (Ratinan Thaicharoen) was born in Bangkok, Thailand. Known for her feminine illustration style, she focuses on abstracting the figure and the composition with delicate detail and pastel color palettes. 'I'm always interesting in symbolic meaning, be it mysterious, deep or succulent, I am very passionate about the work I create.'

Preview: Jason Jägel "The Castle" @ Needles & Pens, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
One of our favorite artists we cover, SF-based Jason Jägel (featured in the January 2010 issue), will be showing at one of our favorite SF spots, Needles & Pens, starting on Friday, September 7. The Castle features a new series of paintings and drawings. And if we are lucky, Jason will give us a new mix for our morning commute. "Love Junky" express. 

The Work of Iceland's Siggi Eggertsson

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
We want to rave a bit right now. We love it when we see a great approach to illustration, especially when its based on a photograph, and the work that Iceland's Siggi Eggertsson completed for the Icelandic bank, Landsbankinn, are some of our favorite works we have seen in illustration this year. 

The Work of Brazil's Mathiole

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 06, 2012
Brazilian artist and designer Mathiole uses digital illustration techniques to create unique Art Nouveau-inspired works. A morbid fascination with death lingers throughout in these elegantly rendered pieces.

Blavck Luvck

Illustration // Thursday, September 06, 2012
Fransisca Ouw a.k.a Luvck is a fulltime illustrator based out of Indonesia. She enjoys exhibiting her creative talent creating playful, pastel portraits of the youthful, fashion forward crowd and has a large interest in stencils and street art. 'My Illustration mostly about fashion, girls, cute things, and candy colours.' she states.

Fashion Illustrations by Rosalie Kate Whittingham

Illustration // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Rosalie Kate Whittingham is an illustrator based in Manchester, United Kingdom. A student of the London College of Fashion, Whittingham uses pencil to render her black and white portraits of fashion models which she accents with thoughtfully composed splashes of color. When she isn't making art, Whittingham also designs lingerie and models.

'Entropy' series by Lucy Evans

Illustration // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Detailed black and white renderings of an ice cream cone melting and the ghostly hand holding it make up this series by illustrator Lucy Evans. In Evans' own words, 'My work is about the viewer being able to lose themselves in a moment of fascination and curiosity. To be mesmerised by a combination of intricate mark making and surreal conceptual content...'

The New Art Nouveau by Mathiole

Illustration // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Brazilian artist and designer Mathiole uses digital illustration techniques to create unique Art Nouveau-inspired works. A morbid fascination with death lingers throughout in these elegantly rendered pieces.

The Work of Madrid's NastPlas

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
NastPlas is the collective of two Madrid, Spain based illustrators and digital artists; Dr Franken and Natalia Molinos. At first, we thought the work was burned wax on top of illustration, but we love the way the duo have digitally recreated that sort of uneven surface in their portraits.

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