Wishcandy is Sashiko Yuen

Illustration // Monday, June 11, 2012
Wishcandy, or Sashiko Yuen is enamoured by retro culture, street fashion, kitsch, beauty, and the grotesque. At any given moment you could imagine she is mentally recording color palettes, creating, or hatching an escape plan from the suburban jungle. She graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Art + Design from Towson University and is currently building up a world of paintings and illustrations.

Modern-Day Shaman: Cang Xin

Illustration // Monday, June 11, 2012
Cang Xin became interested in art (as well as rock and roll) while he was at music school, but he received no formal training. To this day he employs assistants to help him with paintings and drawings. For him art is more than technique: it is a way of life that sits easily with his self-conception as a modern-day shaman, heir to the nature-magic tradition of his native Mongolia.

The Work of Belgian Collective, Hell'O Monsters

Illustration // Monday, June 11, 2012
Hell’O Monsters is a Belgian collective formed by Jérôme Meynen, François Dieltiens and Antoine Detaille . The three artists successfully blend their individual styles to create an imaginary universe occupied by hybrid characters such as monsters with multiple eyes, mutated animals, humans with their heads split open.

Sean Morris is Bizarrely Beautiful

Illustration // Monday, June 11, 2012
Sean Morris is an Australian Hero. His bright, aerobic, illustrative works define an alternative narrative of Australian and Low-Culture. The worlds he creates are a super-saturated reality that one might find bizarrely beautiful, uncomfortable or awe-inspiring, due to their strange nature.

Sebastian Wickeroth's Geometric Markings

Illustration // Saturday, June 09, 2012
Geometric form and its concurrent disruption, destruction and deformation is the starting point for Sebastian Wickeroth's illustrated works. Wickeroth plays with the zest for association of the viewer who may be unable to reject the immediately arising impression of a destructive act. His series of works of marker lines, create geometrically balanced pieces, playing with space, and angular association.

The Stripping Illustrations of Barcelona's Chamo

Juxtapoz // Saturday, June 09, 2012
These playfully striped up, and stripped down illustrations are from Chamo, an artist and illustrator based out of Barcelona. He studied Fine Arts at UB (Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, and ENSBA (École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts) in Paris. He considers himself a drawer and photographer, but is in love with every field of the arts.  

The Work of Carne Griffiths

Juxtapoz // Saturday, June 09, 2012
Carne Griffiths works primarily with calligraphy ink, graphite and liquids, such as tea brandy, vodka and whisky when he draws and then manipulates the drawn line. After graduating from Maidstone college of art Carne served an apprenticeship and worked as a gold wire embroidery designer for 12 years, hence floral pattern, repetition and flow play a large part in his work. Carne’s images explore both human and floral forms, figuratively and in an abstract sense.

Carne Griffiths, Tea and Whisky

Illustration // Friday, June 08, 2012
Carne Griffiths works primarily with calligraphy ink, graphite and liquids, such as tea brandy, vodka and whisky when he draws and then manipulates the drawn line. After graduating from Maidstone college of art Carne served an apprenticeship and worked as a gold wire embroidery designer for 12 years, hence floral pattern, repetition and flow play a large part in his work. Carne’s images explore both human and floral forms, figuratively and in an abstract sense.

Angie Wang is Ok Chickadee

Illustration // Friday, June 08, 2012
We just noticed some new work out from Angie Wang, an amazing illustrator and cartoonist based in Portland, Oregon. Her vividly surreal drawing style is consistented by her palette and somewhat abstracted composition and pattern work. Some of her selected clients include The New Yorker, The New York Times, Nylon Magazine, Cartoon Network, Escada and Wired Magazine. Awesome.

Llewellyn Mejia's Peyote Party

Illustration // Friday, June 08, 2012
Llewellyn Mejia is 'a stylistic illustrator', skilled in hand-drawn, and computer generated illustration. In her younger years her family traveled back and forth between Mexico and the Southwestern United States. As a result she has developed a style of patterned/detailed linework and stylistically rendered characters. Her work is usually a commentary of my day-to-day life and people she encounters ...

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