Tissue Series

Illustration // Friday, September 21, 2012
Lisa Nilsson creates illustrations using tissue paper in extremely intricate and awe-inspiring ways. She says of her process, "These pieces are made of Japanese mulberry paper and the gilded edges of old books. They are constructed by a technique of rolling and shaping narrow strips of paper called quilling or paper filigree."  

Jean Giraud's Comics

Illustration // Friday, September 21, 2012
'Jean Jean Henri Gaston Giraud  (May 1938 – March 2012) was a French comics artist, working in the French tradition of bandes dessinées. Giraud earned worldwide fame, predominantly under the pseudonym Mœbius, and to a lesser extent Gir.Under the pseudonym Moebius he created a wide range of science fiction and fantasy comics in a highly imaginative and surreal almost abstract style.'  

Covers by John Paul Thurlow

Illustration // Friday, September 21, 2012
Brooklyn based John Paul Thurlow has a talent for drawing quite realistic portraits and it is certainly evident in these illustrated magazine covers he has created. Using pencil, John Paul recreates the faces of fashion and lifestyle magazines with his own unique twist.  

The Art of Johnny Ryan

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 21, 2012
I'm pretty sure the words "Johnny Ryan" mean "Fuck You" in Elvish or Klingon. That being said, a lot of people nowadays are scared to say "Johnny Ryan" to anyone, even half-assed quasi-celebrities that probably could use a good "Johnny Ryan",  because they're afraid of losing followers, or offending someone, or not being accused of "hatin on shit".

Javier Arce's Vector Illustrations

Illustration // Friday, September 21, 2012
Vector illustrator Javier Arce has created a series of playful work entitled, Silly Inc. We love Javier's simplicity, bold designs, and minimal use of color which all come together quite nicely for this fun vector series.

Jay Howell's Book Covers

Illustration // Thursday, September 20, 2012
Whenever I'm in the mood for stacks of scantily clad party rockers, ware-wolves, motorcycle gangs, booze hounds, floozies, house parties, block parties, romance, lust, adventure or just a bunch of dudes hanging out, I turn to the work of Los Angeles based artist and illustrator, Jay Howell. His work has graced the pages of countless book pages, cartoons and animations, there's no slowing down this Night Train.

Bad Children's Books by Bob Staake (NSFW)

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 20, 2012
Getting offended can be such a fun feeling, especially when it's art and humor where no one is being spared. Bob Staake has created a series of "Satire, Humor and Visual Parody of Classic Children's Books From the 1940s Through 1960s." Prepare to learn how to make money, what Bukowski really does to children, and just what does daddy have in the trunk...

Nightmare on Elm St. Reeee-mix

Illustration // Thursday, September 20, 2012
The cartoon, comic and movie icons in Ben's illustrated work come with an unexpected dark twist. His humorous and sometimes gory graphic drawings remind you of something that you've seen before, because you probablt have. Creepy and hilarious re-mix illustrations by Ben6835.

Twenty-Five Cents

Illustration // Thursday, September 20, 2012
A wonderful little comic by Katherine Roy from the Joe Lambert-edited Comics Page for indie Vermont newspaper Seven Days. Entitled 'Twenty-Five Cents' Katherine's humorous comic strip depicts just how powerful a young imagination can be. Enjoy!

The White Deer

Illustration // Thursday, September 20, 2012
Gorgeous illustrations by a young artist by the name of Peony in Hong Kong. Born in 1990, Peony has just barley begun on her creative journey, but judging from her descipline and talent, we have a feeling she has nothing to worry about. Soft human/animal portraits filled with flora, fauna and emotion.

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