Announcing: Juxtapoz Illustration 2 Book

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 13, 2011
We at Juxtapoz continue our book series, in conjunction with Gingko Press, with the special release of our newest title, Juxtapoz Illustration 2. After the success of our first Illustration title, we include in our second installment Josh Keyes (on the cover as well), Ericailcane, Dabs Myla, Alexis Mackenzie, Rachell Sumpter, Evah Fan, Rich Jacobs, and others.

Charlie Roberts

Illustration // Thursday, October 13, 2011
Charlie Roberts creatives obsessively detailed paintings, each of which contains its own little universe. Characterized as "psychological museums," his work is filled with portraits of family and friends, musicians, sport figures, animals, and accurately rendered paintings from art history, among others. "I'm a 'maximalist' at heart," says Roberts, "and love to pack things to gills."

Annita Maslov

Illustration // Thursday, October 13, 2011
Melbourne-based artist Annita Maslov's relatively young body work is nothing short of stunning. Her depth of color, volume of detail, and incorporation of gothic and natural themes come together to create an elegant and inspiring whole, quickly gaining her the recognition and acclaim she deseves.

Tom Haubrick

Illustration // Thursday, October 13, 2011
Tom Haubrick uses enigmatic characters to create his unusual illustrations. With a limited palette, he brings to life his lanky figures and populates his artwork with organic flows of smoke and line. 

Jen Tong

Illustration // Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Brooklyn-based illustrator, Jen Tong, brings forth the mysticism of the woodlands and the delicate touch of the enchanting personas she creates. She uses a variety of mediums, including oils and screenprinting. 

Kelly Clancy

Illustration // Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Kelly Clancy is a Philadelphia-based artist, who intitially studied physics at the Massachusettes Institute of Technology. Her work is inspired by emotional encounters that are rooted in her studies of neuroscience and she invades the mind with the rationalization of what is supremely irrational. She now has a graphic novel published entitled, "Soldiers of God." All book proceeds go to charities serving communities touched by the war.

Aaron Crawford

Illustration // Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Inspired by slasher films and grotesque monsters found in horror novels and films, Aaron Crawford gives his illustrations a warm, breathing life in the real world, whether it be on paper, a shirt design, or a painting. Based out of Augusta, Georgia, Aaron has created his own clothing line called "Question Further," and is now working on "Lurking in the Orange," a group art show opening October 15th.

In Illustration: The Work of Roman Muradov

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Roman Muradov's dynamic illustrations are created through masterful brushes of ink, that are then scanned and digitally colored. The moody tones and dark comedy found in his drawings and comics have a longing, existentialist feel. You can find his work in the New Yorker, Village Voice, Washington Post, and Dark Horse Comics, to name just a few.

Pyrography by Scott Marr

Illustration // Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Australian Scott Marr creates illustrative works through a method called pyrography, the process of burning wood or other materials with a heated tool to create the illustration. Scott includes and applies natural pigments that he's made himself out of raw materials mostly collected from the bush near his home, such as ochres, bark, flowers, sap, berries and other natural products.

Emilio Santoyo

Illustration // Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Emilio Santoyo is an illustrator based out of Los Angeles who likes to keep it fresh. At any given moment, Emilio may be doing a limitless amount of tasks. He can be working on a weekly comic for a newspaper, a magazine, a book, new products for his online store, eating quesedillas, or making sketches for a new installation. Big ups lil buddy x

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