Alice Aycock: Some Stories Are Worth Repeating

Illustration // Friday, November 22, 2013
Alice Aycock, with reputable works dating back to the 70’s, is known for her mind-blowing work in sculpture, public art, and drawing. Throughout her career, she has exhibited at countless museums and galleries throughout the world, which include her complex drawings relative to architecture, amusement parks, physics, systems theory, and science fiction. These thought-provoking pieces give viewers a personal insider view to the truly fascinating mind of Aycock.

Ursula Xanthe Young's Urban Fairytales

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 22, 2013
Ursula Xanthe Young, graduate of Parsons School of Design, is a San Francisco favorite. Illustrator, painter, designer, Young has become known beloved for her tender flowery urban fairytale illustrations. You can find her beautiful work right now at the amazingly friendly Luna Rienne Gallery in the Mission and as a permanent installation at the gorgeous Grand Hyatt in Union Square.

Jesús Sotés Vicente as Dr. Invention

Illustration // Thursday, November 21, 2013
Pamplona-based artist, Jesús Sotés Vicente who goes by “Dr. Invention”, sketches out his characters and forms as a first step to his artist process. He takes these basic forms, transforming them using vectors to create clean lines and organic shapes...

The Explosive Work of Félix Meunier

Illustration // Thursday, November 21, 2013
Explosive creatures and characters dance and whirl around in vivid hues in these action packed illustrations by Félix Meunier. Each epic scene consists of an intensive amount of motion and detail, in its own surreal composition.   

Alberto Del Pozo: The Oricha Collection

Illustration // Thursday, November 21, 2013
Alberto del Pozo, born in 1945 and passed in 1992, combined beautiful European style and Afro-Cuban iconography using a fascinating palette of bold colors. His work can be easily recognized for his natural talent for creating pattern; reflecting African qualities through courageous contrasts and concurrent rhythms...

Alex Konahin's Intricate Skull

Illustration // Thursday, November 21, 2013
Alex Konahin is a graphic artist and illustrator working in traditional media out in Latvia. His insanely intricate drawings are made with dip pen using india ink or other materials. This skull he illustrated recently is truly amazing.

Update: Stunning Carved and Illustrated Maps by Ed Fairburn

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 21, 2013
Ed Fairburn has updated his portrolio with a few new pieces. He began his Maps series, using ink and pencil to illustrate portraits on maps, utilizing the patterned and multicolored surfaces as "an eye-catching attribute" to "echo the complex textures found in the human form." He recently released a new work where he also cut and layered the map! The piece was created from a reproduced military map of France and framed them in a way "to show a physical depth between each layer."

Illustrations by Jon Lau

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 21, 2013
We love the simple, painterly style of these illustrations by Jon Lau. Jon is a Los Angeles-based artist and you can find more of his work on his website and blog, as well has some of his inspiration...

John Kenn's Monster Drawings

Illustration // Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Born in Denmark in 1978, John Kenn spends his days writing and directing television shows for kids. When he has time between TV and his twins, he draws his creepy little monster drawings on post-it notes, peeking into a little window into a different world, made entirely on office supplies.

Getting Weird with Josh Freydkis

Illustration // Wednesday, November 20, 2013
If I were to tell you that the face behind these ghastly, gory renderings of dripping, sludgy skin and disease was a leprocy-free, normal and attractive young man by the name of Josh Freydkis, you probably wouldn't believe me- but as far as I can tell its true. As an artist and illustrator, Josh was born and raised in the foggy outer avenues of San Francisco and currently lives and works in Brooklyn.

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