The Work of Daniel Mackie

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 14, 2013
Daniel Mackie, a traditional watercolorist, bends and sways his brush in a much more fluid sense. His characters are painted in a way that morphs reality through the anatomy, and the characters stories are told through hints of tattoos that are found in his body of work. 

Casey Jex Smith's Illustrated Line

Illustration // Sunday, October 13, 2013
Casey Jex Smith is a young Bay Area artist who treats his background as a Mormon as a primary source of imagery. He's said that there’s a lifetime of visual material in the thousand images that the Mormon church has officially approved for use in church matters. He's also fascinated by the sci-fi imagery he grew up with, although not much of this has entered his work yet.

Tim Furey's "Interior Spaces"

Illustration // Friday, October 11, 2013
“In middle school I was the go to kid for drawing demons and weird weapons on friends brown paper bag book covers.  I didn't think much of it at the time because it was a lot of fun and a way to make friends for a shy 12-year-old.  In high school I read a lot of mythology and comic books..."

Striking Beauty in the Work of Joe Sinness

Illustration // Friday, October 11, 2013
Joe Sinness creates luxuriant and vibrant colored pencil drawings that include anything between antiques to erotica figures to organic shapes and fruits. “I am interested in how objects and people seeking fame become consumable products, a paradox that sees their artistic endeavors pursuing immortality become disposable and commodified. My imagery and subjects are first looted and then loved…"

Pencil Drawings by Evie Cahir

Illustration // Friday, October 11, 2013
Evia Cahir is an illustration student and artist based in Melbourne, Australia. She produces original illustrations, one-off zines, artist books, and packaged ‘Artist Junk’. She clandestinely searches her surroundings, constantly sketching strangers....

Upcoming David Choe Lecture: October 17th

Illustration // Friday, October 11, 2013
Imprint Culture Lab presents artist David Choe for an intimate hour discussing his work, passions, and future in illustration. Choe will speak at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy on Thursday, October 17th and tickets are available NOW.

Designer, Illustrator, Typographer: Greg Coulton

Illustration // Thursday, October 10, 2013
Greg Coulton explains himself as “a designer and illustrator, with a pinch of typographer thrown in.” His extremely intricate, baroque, and ornate works seem to stem from his background as a graphic designer, combined with his passion for the extravagant and bold...

Oscar Delmar's "Animal in Me"

Illustration // Thursday, October 10, 2013
“ ‘Animal in Me’ was born from a reflection on human reactions, emotions, feelings, fears and like all resemble the same reactions in animals. We have an animal origin, still present, which can be seen in gestures and innate movements we have...

Monumental Illustrations by Manabu Ikeda

Illustration // Thursday, October 10, 2013
The works of Ikeda Manabu scale out to be larger than life, with each canvas bigger than a person lying down in front of him. Working with pen and ink, this Japanese artist will work on a four-inch block of canvas everyday, typically for years at a time until the work is complete...

Update: Intricate Illustrations by Nicolas Delort

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 10, 2013
Nicolas Delort is a freelance illustrator based in Paris, France. His monochrome pen and ink drawings show a taste for the fantastical, as evidenced by his numerous Harry Potter-themed pieces. The line quality in Delort's  work is astounding, and we're more than a little reminded of another French great by the name of Gustave Doré.

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