Chelsea Hrynick

Illustration // Friday, October 19, 2012
'My pieces are inspired by natural growth, urban architecture, technology, and music. My work tries to illuminate the balance between the natural and manufactured. They aspire to blend the innate beauty of the organic with the scientific power of industry. I incorporate design patterns seen in different cultures throughout history such as Celtic jewelry, Islamic rugs, Modern architecture, and Ancient Greek pottery...'

Tom Lane's Text Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, October 18, 2012
Tom Lane grew up deep in the English countryside and could often be found building bike ramps in the woods or subsequently at a local hospital nursing broken bones and sprains. Over coming his accident prone adolescence Tom developed into an inquisitive and tenacious character but it wasn't until his late teens that he decided to pursue his creative streak. These days he has found himself hand illustrating insanley balanced and well designed type work.

The Illustrations of Marcela Cardenas

Illustration // Thursday, October 18, 2012
'My work has always been intimately related to nature, this has led me to the construction of an Imaginary full of coincidences and double meanings that become metaphors which allow me to express feelings about life and death. The"mise-en-scène" of such Imaginary allows me to give a new meaning to common objects and I create a new visual narrative...

Illustrated Tattoo Stories

Tattoo // Thursday, October 18, 2012
Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton run an amusing little site that revolves around illustrating other people's tattoos and the stories behind them. They are open to submissions if you are interested in getting your ink re-rendered and featured on PenandInk. An interesting, personal account of the descriptions of permanent marks and what they mean...

Tom Ngo's Architectural Absurdity

Illustration // Thursday, October 18, 2012
'Built on the foundations of Victorian Nonsense, Alfred Jarry’s ‘Pataphysics, and Absurdist Theatre, Absurdity expands the limits of human reason by presenting a paradoxical solution. By allowing solutions which would normally have been ruled out due to irrationality, absurdity provides non-linear alternatives which interrogate contemporary logic.' Theory on Tom Ngo's Architectural Absurdity

Benjamin Thomas Rawson

Illustration // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Ben­jamin Thomas Raw­son is an artist from the UK whose work is a playful, surreal display of obstacle course excitement. Benjamin’s mixed-media pieces depict­ a variety of pattern and form through basketballs, lad­ders, walk­ways, and tow­ers- highlighted by rainbows, plants and the occasional tye-dye tapestry. Completely entertaining pieces of visual stimulation.

Julia Pott: Bare Bones

Illustration // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Julia Pott has put together another conceptually abstract, hypnotizing short for her little illustration animation Bare Bones Volume 4. Illustrated and directed by Pott, she states 'I employ awkward animated characters to act out my inner struggles.' With sound design from Joe Tate. Enjoy.

New Matchbook Drawings by Jason D'Aquino

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
It is hard enough to draw on a regular piece of binder paper, but Jason D'Aquino just goes ahead and does detailed works on the inside of a matchbook. And just to make sure he proves his point, he doesn't just draw a cat or dog, he draws the Mona Lisa. We like what we see....

Conan O' Brien as seen by artist John Kascht

Illustration // Tuesday, October 16, 2012
In this film "Funny Bones", artist John Kascht gives us a behind the scenes look at the creation of his portrait of Conan O' Brien, explaining his artistic process and approach to caricature.

Joel Daniel Phillips 'No Regrets in Life'

Illustration // Tuesday, October 16, 2012
In 'No Regrets in Life', Joel Daniel Phillips has created seven-foot tall charcoal and graphite odes to the homeless community of San Francisco's Central Market district. 'Through larger than life-sized renderings of individuals from my street corner, "No Regrets in Life" examines the people I encounter on a regular basis. Overlooked and unidentified, the renderings are an attempt to play with our voyeuristic tendencies toward the indigence surrounding us, hiding in plain sight...'

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