Carl Grace and Josh Hagan for Sketch Theatre

Illustration // Friday, November 23, 2012
In this time-lapse video from Sketch Theatre, we see a collaborative illustration between artists Carl Grace and Josh Hagan come to life in a few minutes. 'Sketch Theatre serves to motivate and inspire artists from all walks of life. Aspiring artists are exposed to contemporary artists and the various career paths taken by these like-minded individuals who all began their careers with the primary process of putting ideas and expressions down with a pencil & paper...'

Turkey Trot, Stuffing and Drawing

Illustration // Thursday, November 22, 2012
A very appropriate Thanksgiving holiday card by Susan Burghart- in the traditional calligraphic style. Susan worked as a graphic designer for eight years before attending Camberwell College of Arts in London in 2006 to re-train as an illustrator, receiving an M.A. with Distinction. Her work was acquired by the University of the Arts London to be part of their permanent collection...

The Illustrations of Macro Co

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 22, 2012
Macro Co is a Chilean artist who now lives in Buenos Aires amd created this series of surreal black and white illustrations. While trying to create a circular, undefined story , Co takes to a universe of a somber ceremony, where we seem to be watching rituals of a non-world.

Illustration from Some Guy

Illustration // Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Some Guy is the design and illustration identity of Bay Area-based illustrator Phil Guy. (Now do you get the title?!! Our cleverness knows no bounds...) Guy designs graphic, cartoon-style illustrations, often combining them with photography to create unique images of bikers and "van creeps." He has created multiple brand packages, posters, etc., so be sure to check out his website!

Illustrations from Thiago Akira

Illustration // Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Thiago Akira is a Brazilian artist who specializes in animation, illustration and comics. His images seem to address themes of life, death, decay, and rebirth, and Akira often changes up his style to suit his subject. From digitally colored images to linear to hand drawn watercolors and manga-style characters (and just look at that cat's glassy eyes!), Akira's got it all, and we've got the proof.

Seth Bennett's Gothic Illustrations

Illustration // Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Seth Bennett is a self-proclaimed "freelance illustrator, designer, metalhead, and booze destroyer" who works in Virginia. His ominous illustrations--primarily all black grounds with white etching--read as gothic nightmares of death and destruction with hooded demons, spine-tingling insects, and murderous beasts.  

Florian Schommer's Journey To The End

Illustration // Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Florian Schommer is an artist and illustrator based in Cologne, Germany. In 2010, Schommer took some time off to travel the world with his best friends and his sketchbook. The result was 'Journey To The End,' a series of illustrations compiled from his experiences in Russia, Australia, Southeast Asia, the United Kingdom and the European mainland...

James Reka is Reka One

Illustration // Tuesday, November 20, 2012
James Reka is a young contemporary artist based in Melbourne, Australia. Since 2002, Reka has established himself as a pioneer in Melbourne’s burgeoning street art scene, recognized for his cartoon and illustrative based works that make reference to pop culture. Reka is a dedicated and productive artist who creates his own world of mysterious creatures that communicate though color and movement, based around the style of abstracted fantasy and surrealism...

The Works of Finland's Riikka Sormunen

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 20, 2012
We just came across Finnish artist Riikka Sormunen's work this morning, and just in time, as the artist just released a new book, Big Mother, through Nobrow Press. A mixture of classic illustration, fashion, with a hint of symbolist style, Sormunen gives us a new favorite from the Northern Europe region. We need to get this book.

The Works of Julian Callos

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Julian Callos is an illustrator based in Los Angeles. Interested in nature, folklore, death and the "allure of the unknown," he creates cinematic and sometimes jarringly dreamlike illustrations of people seemly lost in their own minds. Callos works in both two- and three-dimensional media and draws heavily from pop culture; to see more, check out his blog.

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