In Illustration: Archetypes Series

Illustration // Saturday, October 01, 2011
Archetype is a personal project birthed by Attitude Creative, a Moscow based graphic design studio run by Dominic & Evgeniya Righini-Brand. It reflects their love of space, animals, and psychology with geometric, minimalist compositions.

Illustrations by Anna Emilia Laitinen

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 01, 2011
Anna Emilia Laitinen is a Finnish artist that creates these minimal, whimsical illustrations. On her website, she says this about herself: "In 1983 I was born in Leppävirta, a small town in Finland with strawberry fields, lakes and pine forests.

In Illustration: Diego Rodríguez

Illustration // Friday, September 30, 2011
Diego L. Rodríguez, aka ParanoidMe™, is a freelance graphic designer, illustrator, and photographer currently based in Madrid, Spain. After four years toiling in the advertising world, Rodríguez finally escaped and began his impressive and continuously evolving artistic career, working in Spain, Los Angeles, and Mexico for a variety of high-profile clients.

In Illustration: Radio Studio

Illustration // Friday, September 30, 2011
Radio is a multi-disciplinary creative studio based in Cape Town, South Africa, founded by artists Byron Meiring, Gert Schoeman, and Brad Hodgskiss. Preferring to keep things simple and original, the studio specializes in crisp and colorful retro-inspired illustrations, iconography, and design.

Illustration by Adriana Lozano Román

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 30, 2011
Illustration of this sort seems simple, but making it look this good is not that simple. Here Adriana takes a primitive technique and makes it look great, which can be the best way to do some things.

In Illustration: Artist Sixers with Caitlin Hackett

Illustration // Thursday, September 29, 2011
In this week's Artist Sixers, we interview the incredibly talented Caitlin Hackett, a Brooklyn-based artist and illustrator whose beautifully grotesque and finely detailed work explores the often destructive relationships between humans and animals.

In Illustration: Chuck Groenink

Illustration // Thursday, September 29, 2011
Chuck Groenink is a Portland-based artist and children's book illustrator who grew up hiking, doodling, and climbing trees in the Netherlands. Using organic textures, smooth forms, and expressive characters, Groenink's colorful illustrations communicate a visual and conceptual depth that is as appealing to adults as it is to children.

In Illustration: Kruella D'Enfer

Illustration // Thursday, September 29, 2011
Angela Ferreira, aka Kruella D'Enfer, was born on a stormy Halloween night, which might help explain her fascination with all things strange, surreal, and grotesque. Inspired by old-school tattoos, constellations, and everything that surrounds her, Ferreira finds endless ways to express her creativity, whether on a wall, in a fanzine, or on a restaurant napkin.

In Illustration: Cecelia & Her Selfhood

Illustration // Thursday, September 29, 2011
"Cecelia & Her Selfhood" is an impecably rendered and incredibly moving short animated film from Ireland-based animator Adrien Merigeau, with music by The Villagers.

In Illustration: Stuart Whitton

Illustration // Wednesday, September 28, 2011
UK-based illustrator Stuart Whitton began to express himself creatively at a young age, using traditional mediums to create imagery tailored to his perceptions. Whitton carefully selects specific details to develop a visually appealing relationship between meticulously drawn ethereal illustrations of the human form, objects, and various typographic elements.


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