Drawings by Florencia Mir

Illustration // Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Florencia Mir is a 22-year old self-taught illustrator from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She works mainly with traditiona mediums (mechanical pencils, colored pencils and watercolor) and is currently experimenting with digital ones...

Craig Frazier On Storytelling

Illustration // Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Noted illustrator Craig Frazier discusses his approach to storytelling and illustration, emphasizing the importance of the initial stage of thumbnailing. "If there's anything magical about making illustrations," he says, "it's certainly at the sketch stage, because that's when it comes out of your pen." Sound advice for any artist looking to generate fresh, communicative imagery.

Peter Judson's Geometries

Illustration // Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Peter Judson is a designer and printmaker based in London. His graphic sensibility is straightforward and yet utterly nuanced, as his geometric illustrations capture the starkness of strictly shape-based forms contrasted with the complicated subtleties of visual illusions. Judson pushes the boundaries of straight lines, cubic forms and primary colors into surprisingly unique realms.

The Work of Allison Reimold

Illustration // Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Allison Reimold is an LA-based artist whose clean, powerful illustrative style has earned her a growing following in the contemporary/pop scene. She has exhibited in a number of shows at Spoke Art, one of San Francisco's leading galleries in pop-culture themed group shows, including a Wes Anderson themed show. Reimold's paintings can currently be viewed at Spoke Art in a David Lynch-themed group show. 

Naftali Beder's Pencil Drawings

Illustration // Monday, March 10, 2014
Brooklyn based artist Naftali Beder has had her work appear in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and many other publications. This series of pencil drawings are tediously produced and pay...

Stoic Portraits from Rafa Mir

Illustration // Monday, March 10, 2014
Spanish artist Rafa Mir works by blending both charcoal and pastel to achieve this multi-textured effect. The beauty in these works is the ability to see strokes, blend marks and finger smudges...

Beauty and Tragedy: Olga Noes

Illustration // Monday, March 10, 2014
Self taught Tennessee artist and illustrator, Olga Noes claims her most prolific hobbies include "routine beer drinking, solo dance parties and the ritual of dousing the divine with the atrocious...

Nature's Monsters: Alice Duke

Illustration // Monday, March 10, 2014
Illustrator Alice Duke says her inspiration comes from folklore. Alice creates her own monsters and is heavily influenced by the natural world, finding beauty and whimsy in the outdoors...

Alexis Marcou: Prismatic illusions

Illustration // Monday, March 10, 2014
Chaos and order reign with shattered glass, prisms, and crystals though Alexis Marcou, a British artist based in Larissa, Greece. His wide range of watercolor sketches and illustrations are stunning and illuminate with strong geometric force . Playing with the hard lines, nature and people he strives to create fine contemporary art that has already become his signature.

The Work of Jeff Proctor

Illustration // Sunday, March 09, 2014
Illustrator Jeff Proctor dances the line between beauty and horror, creating work that is gruesomely captivating. Imagery of zombies, skulls, and flowers with an overbite tickle our imagination. We keep coming back for more.

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