The Work of Zach Montoya

Illustration // Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Zach Montoya is a half  Filipino artist and illustrator that was born in the Pacific Northwest. He then spent the later teenage years of his life in a southern Californian beach town. He attended college at the Maryland Institute College of art and now resides in Baltimore where he creates gorgeous and subtly emotional works. 

The Project Twins

Illustration // Wednesday, November 06, 2013
The Project Twins are James and Michael Fitzgerald, an Irish based graphic art duo. They work together in a range of disciplines including art, design and illustration on both personal and commercial projects. Their illustration work has been commissioned by various magazines and agencies in Ireland, UK, Europe, America, Asia and Australia. They work from Sample-Studios in Cork and are represented by ‘The Illustration Room’ in Australia.

Grumpy Cat Tastes the Rainbow

Illustration // Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Olechka is a Seattle-based self-taught artist with a passion for illustrating portraits, and in particular contemporary pop-culture refernces like a candy coated Grumpy cat.   

Jonathan Zawada at The Popular Workshop

Illustration // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
The Popular Workshop is proud to present the Australian artist Jonathan Zawada’s latest solo show PWND. PWND explores the confused, contradictory and combative language in the discourse surrounding privacy, transparency and freedom in virtual environments. Archival inkjet prints, sculpture, video, and interactive works draw upon the visual language of skinning, camouflage and obfuscation to connect the visceral humanist effects...

Xiau-Fong Wee's Animals with Guns

Illustration // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Xiau-Fong Wee claims that she finds inspiration in the "bizarre and strange," which we can see in this extensive series of charcoal drawings. Depicting different animals holding guns and wearing glasses, these drawings are silly, disturbing and whimsical at the same time. The titles follow suit, as they are just animal noises that accompany each armed creature. Xiau-Fong Wee graduated from The Academy of Art University in San Francisco and continues to draw and paint there.

Brian Coldrick Illustration

Illustration // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Brian Coldrick is an Irish Illustrator whose work is a mix of comic book drawings, photoshop tomfoolery and a sense of humor. His influences range from Mike Mignola to Yoshitomo Nara, and from The Third Man to The Third Policeman. Previous work has ranged from editorian and advertising jobs to fine art commissions and character design for Dr. Who. 

Haruko Mori's Fluorescents

Illustration // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Haruko Mori was born in the Aichi Prefecture of Japan in 1987 and graduated from the Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music in 2012. Mori's stunning paint-on-paper artwork revamps the imagery of African Animals and Origin Stories through a neon, 80's-Vector-poster lens. All at once collage, painting and illustration, Mori's work is bright and wickedly fun, making awesome use of fluorescents and metallic paints. 

Ball Point Pen Extract Paintings by Shane McAdams

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Some people create art with ball point pens, others create art with ink extracted from ball-point pens. Brooklyn's Shane McAdams is the latter, creating beautiful colored ink abstractions that are not drawn but naturally moved by wind and gravity to create unique patterns and drying finishes.

The Illustration Work of Pez

Illustration // Monday, November 04, 2013
Intricate illustrations and renderings from the French artist / illustrator PEZ, based in Nantes. His latest series entitled “Distroy” undermines the icons of pop culture, from Mickey to Homer Simpson through Kenny or Darth Vader.  

Stephen Maurice Graham

Illustration // Monday, November 04, 2013
Stephen Maurice Graham is a freelance illustrator based in Belfast. His work has been used for a variety of media, magazine editorials, online features, advertising and album artwok. He has boundless passion and energy for his craft of illustrating subtle narratives with eclectic form and playful color palettes.

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