Disordered Matter

Illustration // Sunday, July 08, 2012
Disordered Matter is the intricate, abstracted and graphically gory art work of Damien Matter. An Illustrator, Designer and Artist originally from the Sunshine Coast Queensland now residing in Melbourne Australia- where he creates a wide variety of both hand drawn illustration and digital design work.

Illustrations by Diego Fagundes

Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 07, 2012
These works by Brazilian architect / illustrator Diego Fagundes are so simple in execution, but pack a heavy punch of narrative and figurative symbolism. Like BLU, who does these kinds of works on multi-storied buildings, these works play on the idea of space and our perceptions of our own reality. It should be noted that Diego is an architect at the Federal University of Santa Catarina. He knows a little something about space.

Fat Gamers

Illustration // Saturday, July 07, 2012
Fat Gamers is an illustration project by Franck Graetz, a French illustrator living in Belgium with an amazing talent for super-sizing our favorite video game icons. He specializes in character design of the cartoon style, from Mario to Sonic to Pacman, his video games heroes have been redesigned in a very… hefty way. Impressive work.

Cartoons & Comics by Jon Vermilyea

Illustration // Friday, July 06, 2012
Jon Vermilyea is freelance illustrator whose work includes comics, animation, and screen prints. Vermilyea has worked on his share of zines, apparel, and even music videos, including the amazingly awesome video for My Girls by Animal Collective. He currently lives in LA and is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts in NY.

Extinct Birds by Brian R. Williams

Illustration // Friday, July 06, 2012
Brian R. Williams portrait set, "Extinct Birds", features extinct birds drawn wearing clothes from the year in which they became extinct. Williams also has another bird series, called "The Fowl Fraternity" and is currently a graduate student, earning his Master's degree studying the History of Art and Criminology.

The Creatures of Alex Chiu

Illustration // Friday, July 06, 2012
"The world that I create is a world full of bubbly eyed creatures that dance and play. There isn’t supposed to be a deep meaning or purpose behind it. It is what it is. My characters float around wielding daggers, they talk about poop, and they vomit a lot. I don’t want them to worry about life. I want them to play and dance and be happy."

Juan Manuel Sancho is Piranha

Illustration // Thursday, July 05, 2012
Juan Manuel Sancho, also known by his moniker Piranha, is a self-taught illustrator, designer and tattooist. As a child, he put together his own monster magazines and drew on any surface he could get his hands on -- paper, furniture, the walls, his own skin... Sancho's interest in different surfaces and synthesis of different styles and techniques is evident in his tattoo-inspired illustrations. He is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

“Arithmétique” by Giovanni Munari and Dalila Rovazzani

Illustration // Thursday, July 05, 2012
Tick, tick, tick... who's afraid of Arithmetic? On a cloudy afternoon, a young boy is kidnapped by an eccentric old man who emerges from his book of math problems and leads him into a nightmarish vortex of muddled numbers and tasks without direction. Loosely based on a libretto by Colette, this illustrated short was co-directed by Giovanni Munari and Dalila Rovazzani for Italy’s Experimental Film Center.

More Surreal Scenes from Igor Morski

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 05, 2012
We showed you a great grouping from Polish surreal illustrator and digital artist, Igor Morski, last week, and we came across this fantastic image this morning and wanted to go into his more even more in depth. There isn't much else to say; in terms of creating surreal, imaginative universes, Igor is one of our favorites.

Molly Rose Dyson and Fiona Waters' Small Goods

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 05, 2012
Molly Rose Dyson collaborated with Fiona Waters to create this strange and fantastic series of drawings titled "Small Goods". The subjects within the drawings are recognizable yet nonsensical. Some look like a cross breeding of meat and fruit.

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