Emma Kelly Illustration

Illustration // Friday, May 18, 2012
Emma Kelly started by drawing things onto a wall behind her parents sofa, aged two years old. Emma’s drawings are unusual and attractive, displaying her intuitive skill of drawing and use of color. She knows what to leave in or what to leave out, along with when and where to draw the line – quite literally. As a result, the illustrations have a unique character, be it a portrait, street scene, or box of washing powder...

1910: What they illustrated the world to look like in 2012

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 18, 2012
No matter what distant past you go back to in order to see their vision of the future, there is always a ton of flying involved. Why don't we have flying cars yet? That is all we seem to care about! These are some incredible illustrations drawn in 1910 that try to forecast what the world was going to look like in one hundred years.

João Ruas, aka the Feral Kid

Illustration // Thursday, May 17, 2012
'João Ruas (aka the Feral Kid) creates a haunting world inhabited by enigmatic figures and regal beasts awash in a maelstrom of mysterious energies. His explorations of the darker realms of the spirit evoke states of emotional turmoil, spiritual hunger and troubled passion. Weaving together history, mythology and cryptic symbolism in a misty dreamscape where twilight is ever at hand and the bounds of gravity seem optional...

The Work of Matt Taylor

Illustration // Thursday, May 17, 2012
Matt Taylor has been drawing pictures since graduating in 2002 and mixes hand drawn line work with vector imagery. He pulls inspiration from comic book artists of the sixties and seventies, wild life, wild music and the treasures of thrift stores. He lives in Brighton where he can often be found travelling by bicycle and looking at the sea.

Umbra: A Short Adventurous Animation

Illustration // Thursday, May 17, 2012
In this little expedition, an explorer adventures into an unknown world, yet it seems that he has been there before. 'Umbra' is a short animated film directed by Malcolm Sutherland in with music by Alison Melville and Ben Grossman, and foley by Leon Lo. Sound design by Malcolm Sutherland as well. This animation is all hand-drawn using a mix of pastels on paper and digital animation with Toonboom Studio and a wacom cintiq tablet.

Alessia Iannetti

Illustration // Thursday, May 17, 2012
Alessia Iannetti was born in 1985 in Carrara (Italy), where she still lives and works. Her work, characterized by an illustrative style, is nourished by poetic elements as she prefers the classical drawing technique. In Alessia's work, she is creating an encounter of hyperrealism with her subjects, adding a surreal dimension where female characters, evanescent as spirits, reign in a space between infancy and adulthood...

The Work of Liz Clements

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 17, 2012
Liz Clements is a freelance artist/illustrator based in London best known for her stylized collection of tattoo inspired art + design. Liz dedicates her time to preparing detailed doodles of tattooed babes, working in soft pencils, Clements finds space for all types of tattoos on the bodies she illustrates, from classic Americana to Japanese.

Liz Clements Illustration

Illustration // Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Liz Clements is a freelance artist/illustrator based in London best known for her stylized collection of tattoo inspired art + design. Liz dedicates her time to preparing detailed doodles of tattooed babes, working in soft pencils, Clements finds space for all types of tattoos on the bodies she illustrates, from classic Americana to Japanese.

Nathalie Made This

Illustration // Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Nathalie Otter is an Amsterdam based illustrator with a witty sense of artistic humor. Having studied both Illustration and Multimedia Design, she is a true jack of all trades when it comes to her creative pursuits. Specializing in illustration, she is currently working mainly for magazines, newspapers and clothing brands and is mostly known for it's sharp linework, great ideas and slightly strange narrative drawings.

Frank Stockton Illustration

Illustration // Wednesday, May 16, 2012
'My work evolved very quickly both during school and after I graduated... Since the unifying element in all of my work has been my drawing, it was only a matter of time until I found a way to add color that was exciting to me. After lots of experimentation, I decided that I wanted to make illustrations that reflected the Disney animation and American comic book aesthetics I’d been exposed to as a kid.' Frank Stockton