Jun Oson Illustration

Illustration // Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Jun Oson mixes together the retro surreality of classic comic books with the cheeky diversity of Japanese B-movies and manga. These illustrations are eclectic and undeniably fun, drawing inspiration from sources very dear to the hearts of those who grew up before the cyber age took over.

Lewel's Skaters in Cyberspace

Illustration // Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Ukrainian artist Lewel has no reservations about getting crazy in his latest illustrations where cyber-geometric skater kids careen around the universe with cans of beer and cosmic space clouds. The bright energy and youthful inspiration in these illustrations is evident.

The Colorful World of Till Hafenbrak

Illustration // Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Till Hafenbrak creates illustrations that are detailed, very well worked and full of fun. the Berlin-based illustrator refreshes the traditional visual languages and processes of graphic design and reminds us of their extraordinary illustrative power. Often using restricted palettes of only two or three colours, he conjures up creatures, cityscapes, and social situations that are nevertheless arrestingly appealing. 

The Work of Zamir Bermeo Rhodes

Illustration // Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Zamir Bermeo Rhodes is a young creative based in Colombia whose graphic art has been used in a range of platforms. "I'm attracted to projects where I have the opportunity to generate ideas and dreams," says Rhodes. Check out his illustrations where deep-see divers, creatures and everyday park-goers walk side by side, and the bizarre and charming all coexist.

The Celestial Spaces of Aya Kato

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Currently located in Seto-shi, Aichi, Japan, artist Aya Kato's works present a fantastical world of divine palaces set in lustrous skies, dripping with rich, glowing colors and filled with spectacular creatures and flowing landscapes. Her luminous illustrations attempt to access the most mystical parts of the human imagination, not only to resonate with the eye but with the heart as well. Influenced by art nouveau artists such as Aubrey Beardsley, Kato's work is other-worldly in its presentation, and possess an unmistakably blissful sensibility.

The Illustrated Dreamscapes of Justin Lovato

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Justin Lovato is a working painter from Sacramento currently residing in Berkeley, California. He creates 'dreamlike, ethereal landscapes that reflect his thoughts on nature and our relation to it, human belief systems, the psycho-political-control system, multidimensional concepts, and esoteric symbolism.' Bodies sprout geometric appendages, flesh gives way to flora, and Masonic symbology abounds.

The Somber Works of Yosiell Lorenzo

Illustration // Monday, March 31, 2014
Yosiell Lorenzo is an artist living and working in Oakland, CA.  His studio at Faultline Artspace is a collective of artists from whom he often draws inspiration.  Sicklings are creatures that have inhabited his imagination...

The Works of Edouard Baribeaud

Illustration // Monday, March 31, 2014
German-French artist Edouard Baribeaud chose to work with only with black, red and blue ink in the creation of his book Au Pavillon des Laurie. The artist's book, released by Swiss publishing house Nieves...

Damien Poulain Explores Fragility and Balance

Illustration // Monday, March 31, 2014
"Posters, 2013" comes from London based graphic designer and illustrator Damien Poulain. This series of twenty nine visuals touch on themes of fragility and balance. Bold images encourage us to think twice...

Metallic Acrylic Works from Ted Vasin

Illustration // Monday, March 31, 2014
San Francisco based artist Ted Vasin was born in Russia and has been creating art in the states since the 1990s. Ted's psychedelic hallucination-like imagery is created using metallic acrylic and graphite on canvas...

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