You Wish You Read André Karpov's Book As A Kid

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 19, 2013
André Karpov, with his swoony voice and epic shoulders, seems as though he stepped out of an Americana doc highlighting the brave broad range of the Mendocino coast children. The story begins: In the Pacific Northwest where the land meets the water, lived a cynical gull and an amiable otter.

Super Saturated: James Jirat Patradoon

Illustration // Saturday, October 19, 2013
Amazing illustrations form a guy from Thailand. Born in 1985 in Thailand and raised in Sydney, Australia on a super-diet of cartoons, comic books, and sci-fi movies. James Jirat Patradoon now makes giant candy coloured screenprints/posters you can look at and adore but cannot eat. "I worry about alternate realities, the poor Hikikomoris, and cosplay supplies. One day I want to publish a book about my research into parallel universes but until then I will stick to drawing pictures.”

Psychedelic Metaphysics by Dion Banks

Illustration // Friday, October 18, 2013
Dion Banks is making his presence known in the Los Angeles area, with most recently showing at Innocnts Gallery in Silverlake. His surreal and very tedious drawings experiment with symmetry, human elements, and provoking patterns...

Rubert Smissen Mashes Human with Nature

Illustration // Friday, October 18, 2013
London-based illustrator Rupert Smissen creates brilliant portraits that gracefully combine the human face and body with the organic textures, including wood grain and flowing waterfalls...

Inside the Imagination of Jon Foster

Illustration // Friday, October 18, 2013
"Jon Foster graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 1989 with a BFA In illustration. His works have appeared in publications such as National Geographic, Universal Orlando, Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, Tor Books, Simon and Schuster, Harry S. Abrams Books, Boston Globe, Underwood Books, Knopf, Delacorte, Del Rey Books, Scholastic, Fox Atomic, Little Brown, Nightshade books, Subterranean Press..."

The Magic of Minni Havas

Illustration // Thursday, October 17, 2013
Minni Havas is an illustrator based in Helsinki. Having studied fashion design at the University of Art and Design Helsinki, her focus is mainly on fashion illustration. Minni uses colour pencils to draw detailed pictures with magical colours and arrangements somewhere in the borderlands of the real and the imaginary. Known for her photorealistic drawings of girls, Minni aims to maintain a sensation of authenticity in her work – the childlike feeling of "wow, someone actually drew that by hand".

Merijn Hos Does it Better

Illustration // Thursday, October 17, 2013
Merijn Hos is an illustrator and visual artists based in Utrecht, the Netherlands. He divides his time between working as a commercial illustrator and on personal projects, exhibitions and independent publishing. Merijn's work has been exhibited worldwide in galleries such as Showroom MAMA in the Netherlands, KK Outlet, Chapter One Gallery and Rough Trade in London...

Get Lost With Jamie Cullen

Illustration // Thursday, October 17, 2013
Jamie Cullen is a Brighton-based illustrator who cites Pop Art and M.C. Escher's impossible constructions among his many influences. His bright, intricate drawings often involve layers of details from which hidden elements emerge. Jamie has produced work for the campaigns of high-profile clients including Nike, Coca-Cola, Virgin Mobile, Volkswagen and Reebok...

In All His Geometric Glory: Antti Uotila

Illustration // Thursday, October 17, 2013
The geometric, futuristic illustrations of Finnish-artist Antti Uotila continue to lead our eyes into the vibrant, patterned landscapes and psychedelic figures that he creates based on his illustration and graphic design background...

Illustrations by Sarah Esteje

Illustration // Wednesday, October 16, 2013
A lot of credit is given to those artists that can bring out the beauty of working with a writing tool that is better known for writing on legal pads and correcting mid-term papers. That’s why the animal Bic Pen portraits that Sarah Esteie creates are so amazing to gaze at...

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