Cody Comrie: Booze and Emotions

Illustration // Friday, September 19, 2014
The Inspiration for Cody Comrie's work comes from his surroundings, the natural process, animals, decay, the Universe, the way things naturally evolve and change. How every action has a reaction, whether physical or emotional. He looks at the way we exist and how we relate to our surroundings, how we affect the natural world, and how we should be affecting it. It is a constant battle for him to exist within it, always questioning reality...

The Paintings of Marco Zamora

Illustration // Friday, September 19, 2014
Marco Zamora received a BFA from California Institute of the Arts in 2004. His work is inspired by the working class, the chaos of city life, and personal discomfort. The desired result or his paintings is ‘a beautiful and complex tension between humankind and the urban landscape,’ he says. Zamora currently lives and works in Los Angeles California. His work has been exhibited across the west coast and in Barcelona, Miami, and Copenhagen...

Laura Ball: Environmental Awareness

Illustration // Friday, September 19, 2014
To identify Laura Ball as a naturalist, a passionate advocate in the preservation of animal species and an artist who embodies the protection of the evolution of existence, would be an understatement. To envision the catalog of her life's work and surroundings as comprised of anything other than our natural environment seems near impossible...

Justin Fry's Distortions

Illustration // Friday, September 19, 2014
In life we are surrounded by excess and over-stimulation, subject to the overwhelming flooding of our senses. This is the present condition that we are required to navigate, one which results in a loss of sharpness of sensory experience. It is Justin’s opinion we may have become a product of this heavily designed environment as it contributes to and constructs our belief systems and identities...

Ben Jones Illustrates "A Clockwork Orange"

Illustration // Friday, September 19, 2014
The Folio Society's new edition of Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange is illustrated by Ben Jones. In this video Jones talks aobut the fascinating commission and how he went about separating the text from Stanley Kubrick's iconic 1971 film adaptation.

Work By Marco Almera

Illustration // Thursday, September 18, 2014
Marco Almera's artistic career emerged from the Southern California surf, skate and rock‘n’roll subculture of the late 80's. As a Southern California native, the artist was inspired by the do-it-yourself style of this subculture, and began by creating his own t-shirts and stylized graphics...

Kylea Borges: Talking on Balance

Illustration // Thursday, September 18, 2014
Over the course of our existence, we encounter things that hit us with an immediate, undeniable appeal. The iconic, the rare, the classic - those who's very nature presents qualities that are neither temporal or trending, but that seem eternal. The aesthetic aura Kylea Borges portrays in her visual output has resonated strongly with me ever since my initial introduction to it, with near nostalgic reverberations.

The Calm & Chaotic Art of Tomer Hanuka

Illustration // Thursday, September 18, 2014
Illustrator Tomer Hanuka‘s work encompasses a varied mindset — that of the entrepreneur and the focused businessman. The deliberate storyteller and the insightful artist. He constantly explores the boundaries of the single frame narrative — shifting perspectives, finding the personal in the iconic. Digging  the bone from the fat...

Cartoonist and Illustrator Sloane Leong

Illustration // Thursday, September 18, 2014
Sloane Leong is an illustrator and comic artist currently living in Portland, OR. When she was 16, she printed a mini-comic that included a rabbit, a fat woman, and a cyclops that put some spotlight on her progressively improving illustrations...

Jonathan Zawada: Science and Dimension

Illustration // Wednesday, September 17, 2014
If you were to really break down the makeup of the human brain, such a chaotic soup of particles, neurons, all those guts and bits, and really attempt to define this complex jungle of our inner workings, you would realize this embodiment is merely a strange network of abstractions that we have created. Each unique in perspective, some prone to geometrical states, some compelled to create and obsess, or spend an eternity collecting Garfield rotary phones, sea shells or Chicken shaped salt and pepper shakers at flea markets...

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