Art by Tuomas Ikonen

Illustration // Tuesday, November 19, 2013
"Joy and the adorably gross sit comfortably together in the world designed by Tuomas Ikonen. Whether it's a brain taking a stroll or a two-headed worlf taking on a bunch of snakes, it's the fun mix of light and dark that keeps Tuomas' work light-hearted." Based in Finland, Ikonen imbues the digital medium with a wonderful level of tactility, creating artwork that is incredibly clean while feeling almost hand-made.

Loïc Locatelli Kournwsky

Illustration // Monday, November 18, 2013
Loïc Locatelli Kournwsky is a French illustrator and comic artist that signed his first comics under the pseudonym "Reynard the Fox." He also works as a storyboard artist for advertising, and works within the Arbitrary workshop in Lyon. Kournwsky defines himself as neo-preppy rock. Ray-ban sunglasses, gray skinny jeans and boots type chelsea for low waisted shirt and little jacket top, denotes elegance with the vulgarity of cartoonists lambda.  

The Work of Cachetejack

Illustration // Monday, November 18, 2013
Cachetejack are Nuria Bellver and Raquel Fanjul, a Spanish illustration duo based in London. Their illustration universe is full of colors, energy, humour and irony. The hand drawn work of Cachetejack takes a fresh and unique style working in a variety of mediums, including—but not limited to—books, magazines, newspapers, clothing, drawing, painting, walls and illustration. Cachetejack combines reality with a cool point of view to create situations and environments closer to the viewer.

Paige Vickers's Sketchings

Illustration // Monday, November 18, 2013
Paige Vickers is  an illustrator and graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art currently living and working in New York. Her work has been honored by American Illustration, 3x3 and Society of Illustrators New York. Her style is defined by her loose, raw, sketch style illustrations. 

Robert Heindel's Heartsblood

Illustration // Monday, November 18, 2013
Born in Toledo, Ohio, in 1938, Robert Heindel recalls that both drawing and painting were a natural focus for him. A progression to art school simply wasn’t possible either financially or practically. Instead, like many young artists he found himself a job in a professional art studio. He became a correspondent of Famous Artists School during those years and comments "Famous Schools taught me self discipline...  

Marco Mazzoni and Lindsey Carr @ Roq La Rue Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 18, 2013
Italian artist Marco Mazzoni and British painter Lindsey Carr both have an exhibition at Roq La Rue Gallery in Los Angles open now through November 30th, 2013. Marco Mazzoni creates beautifully disturbing drawings, dreamlike snapshots of faces flooded in an incandescent light as if in an overexposed photograph, and encircled by sumptuous flora and fauna. Lindsey Carr’s exquisite watercolor and gouache paintings evoke the specter of Audubon if he had spent time in a Chinese opium den.

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...

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