You're my Hero

Illustration // Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The making of "Hero," a short video capturing the process in creating Miguel Endara's portrait of his father, composed out of 3.2 million ink dots. Pointillism at its finest.

Valerio Carrubba's Hyperrealism

Illustration // Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Milan based artist Valerio Carrubba can be defined as some sort of anatomical hyper-realist. His works hint at surrealist inspirations, and his layered imagery and illustrative paintings are both stunning and disturbing.

Ernesto Caivano

Illustration // Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The first time I came across Ernesto Caivano's work was at the PS1 Contemporary in Long Island, years ago, and it took my breath away. His illustrations were filled with a complexity and maturity that I strived for. They were fluid and abstracted, yet laced with emotional simplicity and left me feeling slightly underachieved. His most recent work has maintained these features I fell in love with and still highly praise.

Lust and Power

Erotica // Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Gorgeously 'Power'ful illustration by artist and illustrator Gina Kiel, 'With all this confusion surrounding the concept of power we asked the artists to create their own authentic expressions on it in the hope that we might all gain a little more perspective.' - The Drawing Book

The Work of Katerina Eremeeva

Illustration // Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Katerina Eremeeva is a wonderful illustrator that incorporates limited color and extensive line work in her art. Beautifully gory with intense subject matter, her work combines the unusual and realistic in a perfect marriage of surrealism.

Draco - Edno Pereira Jr

Illustration // Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Draco is an illustrator that mainly uses digital art to create his incredible artworks. His line work is fluid and amazingly detailed with fantastic colors that really bring out the boldness of his work.

Geraldine Georges

Illustration // Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Geraldine Georges is a Belgian artist that melds together the use of photography and illustration into a beautiful form of collage art. Her work primarily involves the luscious curves of the female form.

Matthew Craven

Illustration // Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Matthew Craven is an illustrator, previously known as a freelance circus entertainer. Inspired by his collections of poorly reproduced toys and printed ephemera, his work creates a mystery in the viewers eyes that can only be explained as an eerie humor.

The Work of Mark Smith

Illustration // Monday, December 12, 2011
Mark Smith is an illustrator based in Exeter in the UK. His simple and visually striking images have appeared in a wide array of illustration annuals and magazines, including The Guardian, The Washington Post, and Creative Quarterly. He has also received numerous awards and been recognized by the NY Society of Illustrators, the Association of Illustrators, and 3x3 Magazine.

Conor Nolan

Illustration // Monday, December 12, 2011
Conor Nolan is an illustration major at Pratt in Brooklyn, New York. His work is hauntingly beautiful with simplicity in his brushwork and a pleasant comfort in his coloring technique that one may find with stormy weather.


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