Roger Xavier's old world etchings

Illustration // Friday, November 25, 2011
Roger Xavier’s line drawings evoke old world etchings, engravings and woodcuts - but with a 21st century edge ideally suited to dynamic advertising, package design, logos and other promotional purposes, including the iconic 'Wild Turkey'! Happy Holidaze.

My Name is Mud

Illustration // Friday, November 25, 2011
A couple great little animated shorts from artist and illustrator Zach Cohen. Welcome to the Black forest. My Name is Mud.

Chris Dent's metropolis

Illustration // Friday, November 25, 2011
The hand drawn work of Chris Dent takes a fresh and unique approach on all forms of architecture, often focusing on the modern metropolis. His truly original and densely informative drawings combine reality and an original point of view to create engaging and charming representations of the world.

Rocking, Rocking and rocking

Illustration // Friday, November 25, 2011
There is something so silently brilliant in this little gif illustrated and animated by David Huyck. A perfectly nostalgic portrayal of peace and solitude.

Santiago Caruso  

Illustration // Thursday, November 24, 2011
Santiago Caruso's work is both magnificent and macabre. In his book, La Condesa Sangrienta, he depicts the murder of 650 girls by the Countess Bathory. The book, written by Alejandra Pizarnik shows the beauty of the women that were murdered, and also the bizarre fascination of the killer.

Andrew Archer

Illustration // Thursday, November 24, 2011
Andrew Archer uses a healthy mix of both traditional and digital techniques, which may help explain his wonderfully graphic approach to his illustrations. His color palettes are wacky, yet stable, to which he accredits to eating crayons as a kid.

Dilka Bear

Illustration // Thursday, November 24, 2011
Italian artist, Dilka Bear, creates beautiful acrylic illustrations of young girls and their frank expressions that mirrors the worlds around them. She poetically introduces us to the vague universe she has conjured  through her muted colors and distinct style.

Seth Clark

Illustration // Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Based in Pittsburgh, illustrator Seth S. Clark's series of drawings of abandoned houses is a haunting tribute to the past lives of these constructed places and their sad yet oddly beautiful states of disrepair. Each image holds its own personality and history, making it more akin to a very human portrait of dereliction than simply a run-down object of our own creation.

Caroline Morin

Illustration // Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Caroline Morin is a talented young freelance illustrator based in Rennes, France. Using negative space, clean lines, and a limited color palette, Morin's portraits of lovely young women are seemingly weightless and effortless, a true breath of fresh air in a culture otherwise filled to the brim with visual clutter.

Kareena Zerefos

Illustration // Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Kareena is a London-based artist that loves incorporating traditional techniques with the graphic style of contemporary art. She uses marker and graphite and her soft illustrations are a wonder to behold.

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