The Work of Kimiaki Yaegashi

Illustration // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Kimiaki Yaegashi is a Tokyo-based illustrator and graphic designer who has been working professionally since 1998. Her minimalist style is colorful, quirky, sexy and strange, with a cast of bizarre yet delightful recurring characters...

Richard Gray Illustration

Erotica // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
  Richard Gray graduated from the Fashion BA (Hons) course at Middlesex University in 1990. As a first year student, his illustrations were entered for a worldwide memorial competition for Antonio Lopez, and spotted by Anna Piaggi. Since graduating, he has worked as a fashion illustrator for designers and magazines in London, Paris, Milan and New York. Designers he has worked with include Agent Provocateur...  

Stella Lee's Strands

Illustration // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Stella Lee was raised in Dallas and is currently in NYC with a Parsons Illustration BFA '10. She really loves cafes, hexagons, and details- especially the intricate kind found in countless strands of braided hair, and endless lengths of silken manes. Beautiful series by this young illustrator and designer.

The Work of Chelsea Brown

Illustration // Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Women are usually the main subjects of Chelsea Brown's works as well as Native American culture. She combined those two strong influences to create portraits of women who draw their power from the nature and are able to thrive on it. These beautiful warrior princesses are represented alongside polar bears and wolves wearing bones and skins as psychic talismans.

Stephanie Brown: Gorgeous Ink

Tattoo // Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Stephanie Brown is an artist, tattooist and wayward tumbleweed based in Chicago, IL. After recieving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2010, focusing in Painting and Drawing she completed a year-long apprenticeship at Metamorph Studios, she has been tattooing professionally since March 2011. I'm pretty envious of the beginning line work progress on this arm tattoo she's working on...

Brian Scott Campbell

Illustration // Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Living and working in Brooklyn, NY - Brian Scott Campell's drawings depict a disorienting combination of both interior and exterior space. In an exploration of both individual memory and collective history, personal symbols are merged with an expansive stream of familiar forms.

Leo Eguiarte

Illustration // Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Leo Eguiarte is a Los Angeles-based painter, illustrator and a graduate of the Art Center College of Design. Here are a series of images by Leo that he has created using mixed media on cir­cuit panels. The result is a future forward, painted illustration that we are still trying to wrap our heads around...

Steinlen's Cats

Illustration // Monday, August 13, 2012
Théophile Alexandre Steinlen (1859 - 1923) was a Swiss-born, Parisian-based art nouveau painter and printmaker with a lifelong obsession with cats. His best known work, "Le Chat Noir," is ubiquitous in poster shops across France and the US, and during his lifetime he produced hundreds of paintings, sketches, and engravings of his beloved felines.

Julia Pott's Belly

Illustration // Monday, August 13, 2012
Julia Pott does it again. The Brooklyn-based illustrator and animator has garnered critical acclaim for her simple and affecting animated shorts, including her latest, Belly. An official selection for the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, Belly is a beautifully dark coming of age story that is sure to delight and move you.

Drawing With Thread

Illustration // Monday, August 13, 2012
In a short video documenting her 2011 commissioned installation at the Shire Hall Gallery, UK-based artist Debbie Smyth discusses her process and inspiration for her embroidered illustrations. Through meticulously lifting, stretching, tightening, and pinning threads to add or decrease tension, Smyth has developed a unique style that lies somewhere between fine art and textile craft.

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