Serene & Stoic: Ruben Ireland

Erotica // Tuesday, September 09, 2014
The portraits of artist Ruben Ireland hang like depictions of unknown saints. Heroes from a forgotten folklore. Ireland shows women as mystics — clean and crisp in an epic state of calm. His subjects stand stoic, unknowing of the stranger with the paint brush. These are characters of fantasy, warriors fresh off of a battlefield, strangely in the artist’s studio..

Ruben Ireland's Ghostly Enchantresses

Illustration // Monday, September 23, 2013
Ruben Ireland is a graphic artist and illustrator based in London. His art fuses traditional techniques with digital processes, creating thoughtful, dreamlike images of seemingly magical beings in abstract spaces, these pensive enchantresses often interacting with mystical elements and wild creatures. Ireland's eclectic tool kit includes ink, acrylic, dirty water, foods, and weathered paper, all used in conjunction with Photoshop and a wacom tablet.

Ruben Ireland's "New Way Warrior"

Illustration // Wednesday, July 24, 2013
A beautiful illustration from the always-amazing Ruben Ireland using a fusion of traditional and digital imaging techniques. 

Works by Ruben Ireland

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 05, 2012
This isn't the first time this year that we have shown the works of UK illustrator Ruben Ireland, as we enjoy the balance of figures and animals, and the great color balance in each piece. As Ireland notes, he mixes traditional techniques and digital processing to complete each work. 

The Gorgeous Beasts of Ruben Ireland

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Ruben Ireland is a graphic artist and digital illustrator based in London that fuses digital techniques and traditional practices. His deamlike images of female figures often combined with the animal kingdom carry an emotional weight with their relevance to daily life and narrative.

Ruben Ireland: Gorgeous Beasts

Erotica // Monday, February 27, 2012
Ruben Ireland is a graphic artist and digital illustrator based in London that fuses digital techniques and traditional practices. His deamlike images of female figures often combined with the animal kingdom carry an emotional weight with their relevance to daily life and narrative.

The Work of Ruben Ireland

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 12, 2012
We have come across Ruben Ireland's work a few times this week, and really enjoy the work of the London based graphic artist and illustrator. Ireland uses both traditional and digital processes to create his work, with ink, acrylic, and Photoshop all used together to create one of his pieces.

Times of Weakness, Ruben Ireland Illustration

Illustration // Tuesday, May 10, 2011
U.K. artist Ruben Ireland, who’s extended his creative palette to include a few unusual elements  creates gorgeous portraits of painted ladies of the animal kingdom, “Steak-and-kidney pie has thick oils and juices that can create an incredible variety of dark, murky browns and light, crispy browns,” he says, detailing the possibilities of making art from food."

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