Chalk to Board by Dana Tanamachi

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 12, 2012
Dana Tanamachi’s creates some amazing chalk drawn type, the old fashioned way- hand to chalk to board. Even cooler are the time lapse videos of her process in action, like this one for the Nagging Doubt Viognier wine label. Art Direction by Bernie Hadley-Beauregard & Laurie Millotte of Brandever.

San Diego Surf Film Festival this weekend

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 11, 2012
This weekend (its started already) is the inaugural San Diego Surf Film Festival, and with a great line-up of shorts, full-lenghts, documentaries, and experimental work, we wish we could check out Through the Whiskey Barrel: A Film About Surfing In Scotland (it shows on Saturday, May 12, we have time). Trailer after the jump . . .

"Evenings' Kiss" by Willis Earl Beal

Music // Friday, May 11, 2012
Willis Earl Beal wandered through most of his 28 years on the planet without a steady job or much direction until his loneliness become so consuming that he began to sing. This animated graphite and charcoal video to Beal's 'Evening’s Kiss' and the song were both created by Mr. Beal himself.

Steve Powers: Distilling Daily Stories Into Art Video

Street Art // Thursday, May 10, 2012
A new video has been released of the quick tongue and prolific artist, Steven Powers, aka Espo, talking about his art at the PSFK Conference NYC. Powers discusses his recent public and private art projects, along with explaining his one-a-day art “Daily Metaltation” pieces. As usual, this talk is witty and humorous. Powers is one of our cover artists to the current May 2012 printed Juxtapoz.

Where Things Come From by Hardy Seiler

Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 10, 2012
An inspiring and charming motion graphic conceived by Hardy Seiler and executed with the help of his talented peers. Hardy Seiler is a creative in Hannover, Germany where he creates straightforward and compelling communication design. He specialises in corporate, editorial, graphic and design.

Art Exhibition for “Snow White and the Huntsman” Now Accepting Submissions

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 07, 2012
Universal Pictures, the studio behind the upcoming Snow White and the Huntsman, announced a call for artists to submit work inspired by the film. The artwork submitted for the exhibition can be in any medium, and the winner will have his or her piece displayed in a pop-up gallery alongside the work of a prominent LA artist, as well as pieces by three-time Oscar-winner Colleen Atwood (costume designer on the film). Entrants must be 18 years of age, and the work submitted must not include any recognizable likenesses of the film’s stars.

RIP: Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys

Music // Friday, May 04, 2012
We felt we would be doing a disservice today if we didn't mention the immeasurable loss of Beastie Boy Adam "MCA" Yauch, who died today at the age of 47 after a long battle with cancer. Of course, the Beastie Boys played a pivotal role in fronting a cultural fusion of hip-hop, skate, art, film, punk, and activism, and Yauch was at the forefront of socially conscious celebrity.

Coro On Juxtapoz Twitter & Facebook for May 2012

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Coro is one of our favorite artists working today. Maybe saying artist isn't enough: he draws, illustrates, paints, graffitis, game designs, character designs, does advertising work, movie production, and some product design when all of this isn't enough. With his company Massive Black, he is quite busy. He is going to somehow find time to give us a daily drop on Juxtapoz' Twitter and Facebook accounts on the things he sees and does that we all think our readers should know...

The Chase

Erotica // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Agent Provocateur’s new promo video The Chase defines the belief that 'Sexy never takes a day off'. As part of their classics collection videos, the gorgeously provocative lingerie line features the irresistible Margot Range in hot persuit of the bad guy. Stay sexy ladies, stay sexy. x

Japanther "Come Back Home" Stop Motion Video and Auction

Music // Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Film makers Kirk Dianda recently collaborated with Amber B in making Japanther's latest stop-moton music video for "Come Back Home," and the animation cels from it are for sale on eBay—which ends Tuesday, May 2. All the art cel proceeds go to Mentalpod.com, a free podcast out of LA that deals with mental health, so click here to purchase original Japanther artwork used in production.

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