Alberto del Pozo's Deities

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 18, 2013
The Orichas Collection consists of the series of drawings by Cuban-born artist Alberto del Pozo of the deities of Afro-Cuban Santería. There are approximately 25 orichas in the Santería pantheon, 17 of which were depicted by del Pozo in this series. Santería refers to the Afro-Cuban practice of Lucumí or Regla de Ocha, a religious system originating with the African Yoruba people. The Orichas Collection includes the original pen, ink, and crayon illustrations.

Iain Macarthur's Kingdom of Line

Illustration // Sunday, November 17, 2013
Iain Macarthur's texturally sureal work of embelishing patterns, animals and portraits create a vivid explosion of intricacy and line. Born in 1986 in england swindon, Iain became engulfed in the quickly growing cartoon and comic book medias- like most of us did.  He proceeded on to take his obsession further with what he had seen and make it his own.

Tang Yau Hoong's Negative Space

Illustration // Saturday, November 16, 2013
Tang Yau Hoong illustrations on the art of negative space. Self taught illustrator born and based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 'I love to play with negative space and illusion in my artwork. My illustrations are mostly conceptual, surreal and minimalist. Since 2007, I have been freelance working with clients globally in various fields ranging from editorial, advertising, t-shirt, poster, book cover, print and etc.'

Elodie's Delicate Fashion

Illustration // Friday, November 15, 2013
Ëlodie works as a freelance illustrator since 2010 and developed her own realistic and poetic style. Although she prefers using traditional techniques, she enjoys experimenting with new ones regularly to try and inject more soul into her illustrations. Ëlodie is fascinated by fashion and have been commissioned for a wide range of clients such as Nina Ricci, Rochas, Target, Rizzoli...

Tran Nguyen's Visuals

Illustration // Friday, November 15, 2013
Tran Nguyen is a Georgia-based artist. Born in Vietnam and raised in the States, she received a BFA in Illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. She is fascinated with creating visuals that can be used as a psycho-therapeutic support vehicle, exploring the mind's dreamscape. Her paintings are created with a soft, delicate quality using colored pencil and thin glazes of diluted acrylic on paper. She is currently represented by Richard Solomon and Thinkspace Gallery.

Feline Zegers's Intricate Animals

Illustration // Friday, November 15, 2013
‘My work plays with the combination of good and evil, beauty and degeneration. I’m often dealing with relationships between people and their environments. My work offers alternate views of reality. The value of storytelling and it’s ability to connect us to each other through our cultural, humanistic and emotional similarities is very present in my work...  

James Boorman's He-Man Inspired Illustrations

Illustration // Friday, November 15, 2013
James Boorman brings us back to the nostalgia of Saturday morning cartoons from the 80s with his He-Man Inspired illustrations, featuring a stylized version of all the characters we can sit and reminisce over. James is an artist and illustrator out in Australia.

Dan May's Soft Surrealism

Illustration // Thursday, November 14, 2013
Looking at Dan May’s surrealistic, forlorn characters, one can feel the isolation and emotional drain of these furry creatures. But what is equally impressive is May’s ability to patiently use hair as a metaphor within his work to illustrate them...  

Bao Pham's Digital Fantasy World

Illustration // Thursday, November 14, 2013
Iowa-based Vietnamese digital painter Bao Pham creates dark, fantasy portraits that can easily deceive one into thinking every colorful stroke is layered on a canvas. His vision...

Raphael Vicenzi: Your Best Nightmare

Illustration // Thursday, November 14, 2013
Raphael Vicenzi is an artist and illustrator living in Brussels, Belgium. His work has been featured in  Illustration Now 3, The Beautiful, The New Age of Feminine Drawing, Advanced Photoshop, Digital Arts and many other publications, books and on the web.

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