Gala Bent

Illustration // Thursday, May 10, 2012
'Perhaps more so than the general populace, artists are able to find beauty and inspiration in the chaos of entropy. Gala Bent is a Seattle artist who uses gouache and graphite to explore the gracefully inevitable failure of enforced order. Bent’s compositions play with the tension between clearly delineated geometric abstraction and sinuously free form pattern fields...

Treading Water and Surfacing by Sam Green

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 10, 2012
Anytime we see St Martins College, we think of Pulp. Can't help it. Sam Green is an illustrator who attended said university, and he also creates these fantastic drawings that illustrate people surfacing out of water or treading water. What is left out makes the drawings that much more dramatic...

I Love Dust: The Ride

Illustration // Thursday, May 10, 2012
'We have been working alongside Andrew Diprose since the beginning of The Ride Journals life and have worked on 4 covers to date. Each cover takes a look at different aspects of biking and is designed to reflect the season in which it is released.' Great series of bike related illustrations from I Love Dust- a multi-disciplinary design boutique specialising in creative solutions from graphic design and illustration to animation and trend prediction.

Chris Scarborough's Aftermath

Illustration // Thursday, May 10, 2012
Chris Scarborough's 'Aftermath' series explores the idea of an existence after an ambiguous cataclysm like a new Big Bang. Ideas and elements from our collective cultures have now become like literal agents of evolution in his illustrations made up of watercolor and gouache.

The Work of NYC's John Malta

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 10, 2012
John Malta was born in East Cleveland, Ohio where he spent most of his time wading through murky creeks, hanging out at house punk shows, and hiding in tree forts with his pet iguana. He currently lives and works in New York City.

Where Things Come From

Illustration // Wednesday, May 09, 2012
An inspiring and charming motion graphic conceived by Hardy Seiler and executed with the help of his talented peers. Hardy Seiler is a creative in Hannover, Germany where he creates straightforward and compelling communication design. He specialises in corporate, editorial, graphic and design. 

Heinrich Kley: From Fantasy to Fantasia @ Walt Disney Museum, SF

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 09, 2012
The Walt Disney Family Museum present Heinrich Kley: From Fantasy to Fantasia featuring drawings by Heinrich Kley—Walt Disney’s most admired European illustrator—paired with art from Disney’s famed animated film Fantasia (1940). Opening this weekend from May 11 through September 17, 2012, the exhibition features 29 drawings by Kley and alongside more than 25 sketches, concept art, and maquettes from the Walt Disney classic film.

Willis Earl Beal: Evening's Kiss

Illustration // Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Willis Earl Beal wandered through most of his 28 years on the planet without a steady job or much direction until his loneliness become so consuming that he began to sing. This animated graphite and charcoal video to Beal's 'Evening’s Kiss' and the song were both created by Mr. Beal himself.

Chris Ware's Social Isolation

Illustration // Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Chris Ware is an American comic book artist. He writes and draws stories using text and pictures. He is best know for his graphic novel, Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth, and the comic book series where it began, Acme Novelty Library. His works explore themes of social isolation, emotional torment and depression...

Photoreal Drawings by Paullung

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Wow, if you think this image looks like a photo, wait until you get to the ones of the cats. We just stumbled across the work of Paullung in the wee hours of the morning, and it took us a bit to start seeing that what we were looking at were illustrations. The Hong King-based artist definitely has a good hand.

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