Illustrations by Raccoon Nook

Illustration // Friday, July 20, 2012
Raccoon Nook is an illustrator and designer based in Brooklyn, New York. His universe takes its cues from anime, the urban landscape and space travel. We're especially drawn to the ethereal glowing quality radiating from each of his images. Nook is also an art director at Süperfad NYC.

Birdy Nam Nam "The Parachute Landing"

Illustration // Friday, July 20, 2012
  Combine Fantastic Planet, a bit of Tron, and a bunch of other vintage throwbacks and you get French band Birdy Nam Nam's new music video for "The Parachute Landing." The illustrations were done by Will Sweeney, one half of Alakazam - a creative outlet based in London.

The Collaborative Work of SCUBA

Illustration // Friday, July 20, 2012
'SCUBA is Sandra Wang and Crockett Bodelson. Our images underscore our collaborative production process and the spaces of public exhibition through which we engage our audience. The imagery is often narrative, stemming from a painting method that is, itself, a form of storytelling: each of us passes the painting back and forth, usually four to five times, until the painting is completed. We currently paint together in San Francisco, CA.'

Colorful Flora and Fauna by Bozka

Illustration // Friday, July 20, 2012
Bozena Rydlewska aka Bozka blends hand-made collage and digital drawing to create super colorful animal and plant hybrids. She draws inspiration from the surrealist collage of Max Ernst and the strange atmosphere of old botany books. Bozka studied at Högskolan för Design och Konsthantverk in Gothenburg and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, where she graduated in 2003 with a Master of Arts. She lives and works in Warsaw, Poland.

The Work of Derek Stenning

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Victoria, BC-based Derek Stenning creates otherworldly compositions. Astronauts circling space stations in the future, floating in space, falling into deeper outer space are all the situations in the highly detailed work, as well as some remarkable space suit construction. 

Imaginative Paintings from Brecht Vandenbroucke

Illustration // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Humourus, bold, bright, and sometimes tortuous- Brecht Vandenbroucke's works are intricate visual narratives. In his work you can find multiple pop culture & social references that are both aesthetically pleasing and thought provoking.

The Dreamy Works of Celi Lee

Illustration // Thursday, July 19, 2012
"Celi Lee is an illustrator and graphic designer who's always interested in working with different medium- from traditional drawing, art craft skill to 3D Animation. Experiment and invention are the core of her work experience."

Andrew Archer's Illustrated Works

Illustration // Thursday, July 19, 2012
"I grew up with pens and paint but then the personal computer dominated the world and so I had to try it out, which is reflected in my work. I use a healthy mix of both traditional and digital techniques with no real preference of medium. I didn’t take art through my younger years, but I did eat crayons which quite possibly is where my off-beat colour palettes come from" - Andrew Archer

Trippy work from Niark1

Illustration // Thursday, July 19, 2012
French illustrator and graphic designer, Sebastien Feraut AKA Niark1, creates come pretty chaotic work. Each of his pieces are bursting with a variety of colors, shapes, and characters. He has done work for numerous clients in different fields including music, fashion, and advertising.

Shaun Gardner's Illustrated Type

Illustration // Wednesday, July 18, 2012
oday we’re focusing on the graphic work of Shaun Gardner. An illustrator and graphic designer from South Africa with an amazing talent when it comes to creating typographic pieces. Here’s a selection of his latest creations in the typography field, discover more of his diverse portfolio online on his site.

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