Superjail!

Illustration // Friday, January 06, 2012
Superjail! is an incredibe American animated television series created by Christy Karacas on Adult Swim. It that takes place in an unusual prison, characterized by psychedelic shifts in setting and plot and extreme graphic violence, depicted through highly elaborate animated sequences, which have been described as "baroque and complicated and hard to take in at a single viewing". LOVE.

The Music Scene

Music // Friday, January 06, 2012
Though it was released a year or two ago, the music video for the title track of Blockhead's album "The Music Scene", is one of the most incredibly illustrated animations that I have EVER seen. I recently came across it again, and if you have yet to witness this masterpiece by Anthony Schepperd, please do yourself a favor.

Nicebleed

Illustration // Friday, January 06, 2012
Nicebleed is a collaboration project between Francis and Laurence Minoza based in Cebu Philippines. Their dark, iconic design based illustrations are moody, macabre portraits of imagery and fauna. They involve themselves in a variety of illustration, graphic design, apparel, layout and web based projects.

Drawings by Moonasi

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 05, 2012
Daehyun Kim (aka Moonasi) is an artist who studied Oriental Painting at Hongik University in Seoul, South Korea. Moonasi's work is small in scale which enables the drawings to capture fleeting emotions and ideas that could easily be lost on more time intensive work. Moonasi's simplified figures and symbolic imagery aim to move the viewer and highlight these fleeting mundane moments to capture and preserve them in drawn images.

Who is Andrea Wan?

Illustration // Thursday, January 05, 2012
Born in Hong Kong and raised in Canada, Andrea went to Emily Carr University of Art and Design where she received a degree in Film, Video and Integrated Media. With a strong passion in storytellingvand image making, she went on to study illustration and design at Designskolen Kolding, Denmark. Andrea is currently working as an illustrator and visual artist in Vancouver, BC.

Luisa Possas

Illustration // Thursday, January 05, 2012
The simple, airy illustrations of Luisa Possas carry a sense of nostalgia that would follow those of a contemporary children's book. Her stylized characters and animals remain consistent in the playful narratives and light-hearted situations she creates.

Griddleville, a one man feat

Illustration // Thursday, January 05, 2012
'This was my first (and last) traditional animation project. The one that almost killed me.... it all started on paper, with layouts and keyframes pencilled on a lightbox. This material was then scanned into photoshop. The photoshop frames were then brought into Illustrator, animated and the rest is Griddleville.' An animation by Ba Blackstock.

Tara Tucker at Rena Bransten Gallery

Illustration // Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Berkeley-based artist Tara Tucker, previously featured in the September 2011 issue of Juxtapoz, is currently exhibiting her most recent work in her new solo show, "If Wishes Were Horses," at the Rena Bransten Gallery in San Francisco, CA. Running through January 28th, Tucker's show reception will be held this Thursday, January 5th, from 5:30 - 7:30pm.

The Art of Corinne Reid

Illustration // Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Based in Salem, Massachusetts, illustrator Corinne Reid recently graduated with a BFA from Montserrat College of Art and is currently pursuing her career in illustration. Her lush and atmospheric digital work has received awards and been featured in publications such as American Illustration, Creative Quarterly, SPECTRUM, and Juxtapoz.

Master of the Month: Charley Harper

Illustration // Wednesday, January 04, 2012
In this month's edition of Master of the Month, we explore the life of wildlife artist and American modernist Charley Harper, for whom the adage "less is more" encapsulates the spirit of his illustrious career and innovative artistic perspective.

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