Sara Blake: Portrait of an Artist

Erotica // Saturday, January 21, 2012
Sara Blake, AKA ‘ZSO' doubles as both an illustrator and a gorgeous tattooed model, double bonus! Upon visiting her website, you’ll find pictures of her from shoots with various photographers, which she occasionally refers to as ‘collaborations’, as well as images of her work as an illustrator. Sara’s talent is undeniable.

Is This Real Life??

Illustration // Friday, January 20, 2012
Special makeup effects artist Kevin Kirkpatrick made some life-like prosthetic models of Beavis and Butt-Head to show what the cartoon legends would look like in real life. The answer: Terrifying!

The Black Axe

Illustration // Friday, January 20, 2012
The Black Axe is a high impact creative and design studio founded in the murky, gator-ridden swamps of Orlando, Florida in 2008. Their vibrant illustration and design work has graced the surfaces of everything from band merch and apparel to full custom busses and they're not stopping yet.

Stoney Tony

Illustration // Friday, January 20, 2012
The madcap world of Matthew the Horse bought to you by Rumpus Animation, a Bristol based studio specializing in character animation, illustration and design.

RiversAreDeep

Illustration // Friday, January 20, 2012
Moscow-based illustrator and designer Daria Makarova, aka RiversAreDeep, is a recent graduate of The British Higher School of Art & Design. Her favorite drawing pens are Faber-Castell ecco pigment pens, which she enjoys to mix with watercolors, white acrylic, and deep black india ink.

Magnus Blomster

Illustration // Thursday, January 19, 2012
Born in Stockholm, Sweden, where he continues to reside, Magnus Blomster's work is highly influenced by the Art Nouveau movement, in particular by artists, both past and present, such as Franz Von Bayros and Vania Zouravliov. Blomster uses Adobe Illustrator to create his surreal and gothic stippled pen and ink style.

Holly Exley

Illustration // Thursday, January 19, 2012
Holly Exley is a hard-working young illustrator living in Bristol, UK. She works day and night creating her unique and modern watercolors, with her pet rabbit Hergé at her feet. Admittedly inspired by Beatrix Potter, she has unwittingly adopted a similar lifestyle, but hopes her work represents something fresh and new, such as this colorful and humorous series of watercolor paintings, entitled "Noodles."

Rediscovering the Hobbit

Illustration // Thursday, January 19, 2012
This lost and forgotten version of "The Hobbit," animated by legend Gene Deitch and illustrated by Adolf Born, is a charming and frenzied 12-minute version of the feature-length animated movie Deitch had intended to create with Czech puppet-maker, illustrator, and animator Ji?í Trnka, before his producer William L. Snyder pulled a fast one to profit from the faltering production.

Candice Tripp Draws

Illustration // Thursday, January 19, 2012
Candice Tripp! She's got a new print on the way. It’s early days right now, but to illustrate the current status she explains: Black Rat Projects go “Hey, Candice, let’s do another print” and I go “Yeah, how about this?” and they go “Yeah, that would work” but really we sound more excited than that and then I go “alright cool, soon as it dries, it’s on the way” and then I get nervous excited.

Junqueland Signing at Meltdown Comics

Erotica // Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Tonight! LA!! Jason JFish Fischer, illustrator of the new monster porn comic series Junqueland, is signing at Meltdown Comics! Jason will be signing copies of Junqueland #1, Junqueland #2 and the special full color erotic pin-up book Hot Buttons. Written by Robin Bogert, Junqueland is a monster porn comic series starring original monster characters having adults-only fun!

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