Illustrations by Moscow's Rodion Kitaev

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 16, 2011
Rodion Kitaev is an editorial illustrator living and working in Moscow, Russia. We like his style. Illustrations of this sort always seem to grab our attention, so we stopped and took time to appreciate some of Mr. Kitaev's work.

Felicia's Romanian Folklore

Illustration // Friday, September 16, 2011
Felicia Atanasiu's vision is rooted in the distant memories of Romanian folklore, the psychedelic 70s, the abstract expressionism movement, the avant-garde movement as well as figurative and emotive drawing. The explosion of colour, detailed line work, abstract shapes and subtle textures are blended in her creative and dynamic illustrations.

My Name is...

Illustration // Thursday, September 15, 2011
A short animation exploring the adventures, travels and limitless buoyancy of a character we'll call Waldo... with music by Grizzly Bear.

Fab Ciraolo

Illustration // Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Based in Santiago, Chile, illustrator Fab Ciraolo's beautifully rendered illustrations incorporate elements of pop culture and fashion with a vintage aesthetic, creating a unique fusion of patterns and motifs that borrow heavily from the iconic characters of our childhood. With a muted color palette and sensitive composition, Ciraolo's work is evocative, brooding, and luminous.

Jen Mann

Illustration // Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Canadian artist Jen Mann attended OCAD U from 2005-2009, receiving her BFA in printmaking. Since then she has focused on painting and developed a large body of work, which explores the subconscious, and focuses on ideas of freedom, perceived beauty, identity and home. Jen loves to garden, cook and watch movies in her free time.

John Paul 'Lakan' Olivares

Illustration // Wednesday, September 14, 2011
"My art has always been a sort of advocacy, where I share for people to experience more on what I know, " says Filipino artist John Paul "Lakan" Olivares, who uses metallic gel pens to create spectacular and mythical work. "In this case it is the divine world. I am in pursuit of my spiritual path, and in that journey visions are revealed to me which I share through art..."

Katherine Coulton

Illustration // Wednesday, September 14, 2011
London-based illustrator Katherine Coulton specializes in imaginative hand-drawn illustrations, using a mix of pencils, printmaking, and Photoshop to create traditional work with a contemporary feel. Her pale color palette and delicate line work breathe a subtle form of life into her characters, lending a gentle sense of movement to her charming illustrations.

Work by Jeff Hamada

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Jeff Hamada's work is full of witty, funny, and playful truisms, bright colors, and a great illustrative style. His work has been a combination of commercial and personal endeavors, but more recently he is dedicating most of his time to his own work. He also runs one of our favorite websites, Booooooom.

Hook, Line and Murder

Illustration // Tuesday, September 13, 2011
A gorgeously executed, high contrast animated short by illustrator Eben McCue.

Rachel Caldwell

Illustration // Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Based out of Philadelphia, PA, Rachel Caldwell is a graphic designer and art director who spends her time creating pen and ink illustrations and surrealistic oil paintings. Sneak a peek at what she's been brewing!

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