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.

Dissections by Angela Christine Smith

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Newark, Ohio-based artist Angela Christine Smith has created the series "Dissections," a series that mixes science, illustration, and photography into one image. Smith sheds her subject's skin, provides a bit of internal context, and at the same time, shows off some fine illustrative chops.

David Waters

Illustration // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
David Waters is a talented digital artist from Moscow. His portfolio covers a wide range of styles and mediums, ranging from dark illustrations, to beautiful photo manipulations and typographic sketches. His work is rich as he combines his skill across a breadth of mediums into most of his works, giving a mixed media feel to many of his designs.

Works by Justin Maller & Chris Knight

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
On this lovely Labor Day afternoon we're really digging these experimental fashion pieces from Australian illustrator Justin Maller and NYC-based photographer Chris Knight. They're a prime example of the beauty that can arise when fashion, illustration, and erotica converge.

Lee Misenheimer's Illustrations

Illustration // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Rich and intriguing monochromatic drawings by Lee Misenheimer, an incredible draftsman and artist and his work is as meticulous as it is beautiful. He folds together flawless forms and creates epic creatures out of simple line. Graduating from East Carolina University School of Art in 1994, Lee Misenheimer's intensely detailed illustrations are indicative of his admitted "repetitive line syndrome," compelling him to obsessively build up layers and layers...

Sick Leave

Illustration // Monday, September 03, 2012
In Jake Fried's animated short "Sick Leave," the Boston-based artist and animator's frantic hand-drawn style and unpredictable stream-of-conciousness content are almost overwhelming. Although primarily known for his paintings, Fried has been experimenting with animation to essentially create "moving paintings," rendered with raw materials such as ink and white-out.

Taylor Crisdale

Illustration // Monday, September 03, 2012
Taylor Crisdale is an Australian freelance illustrator and designer currently roaming the streets of Montreal. Illustrating under the name "TII" Crisdale strives to create images that are both bright and powerful. He was born with a love for art and videogames, and can often be found in dark corners either drawing or defending the triforce.

Philip Dunne's Vibrant Illustrations

Illustration // Monday, September 03, 2012
Philip Dunne is a 31 year-old artist from Dublin, Ireland. His work is a combination of traditional mediums such as pencil, pen, ink, watercolor, and digital coloring techniques. For the past six years he has worked on a variety of commercial, published, and personal art projects, and is currently a member of the Illustrators Guild of Ireland and the international art collective Depthcore.

Illustrator Scott Balmer

Illustration // Monday, September 03, 2012
As a child, Scott Balmer could always be found scribbling away, conjuring up fantastic imagery from futuristic cars to imaginary beasts. The Dundee, Scotland-based illustrator continued his passion for creative invention at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, becoming a highly sought-after and successful freelance illustrator soon after graduation.

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