Sonja Danowski unique paintings
01/22/09 10:48 PM
Sonja Danowski was born in Germany where she graduated with honours in communication design. International awards and exhibitions (Germany, Poland, Portugal, USA, South Korea…). Sonja Danowski gives much atmosphere in her unique drawings and paintings.
Femke de Jong collages
01/20/09 10:45 PM
Femke de Jong was born in the Netherlands and is now based in the UK since 2003. She works as a freelance illustrator and designer mixing organic, mechanical, hand drawings to create surreal collages. Femke de Jong has collaborated with artists around the world for exhibitions or illustrations projects.
Tamara Muller strange paintings
01/18/09 09:52 PM
Tamara Muller is based in the Netherlands. She developed her own beautiful visual vocabulary featuring delicate and destabilizing balance between apparent opposites. Tamara Muller is also a performance and video artist.
Lee Ford Image Maker
01/11/09 09:43 PM
Lee Ford is a British illustrator who have produced images for numerous editorial, publishing, and music industry clients throughout the UK and Europe. Involved with several individual shows but also with art and illustration collective Black Convoy, of which he is also an original member. Lee Ford’s work has been shown in London, Europe, Singapore and New York.
Sean Freeman type illustration
01/08/09 09:36 PM
Studio Pluie sketches and more
01/06/09 11:09 PM
Lisa is a French creative illustrator, graphic designer and photographer who was born and grew up in the island of New Caledonia. Studio pluie is her portfolio. Great sketches and photographies and nice blog too…
Janet Albornoz and Shik Studio
01/02/09 09:48 PM
Janet Albornoz is a graphic designer and illustrator from super tropical Panama in the center of America. She says « I like to surf and eat pinneaples, and i love capuccinos... and i love drawing and design and and and...create stuff stored in my head. » Her blog Shk-Studio (written in Spanish) is a really great place to discover her fantastic retro style: illustrations, collages and sixties type design, enjoy it !
Tilman Faelker handmade illustrations
12/18/08 09:40 PM
Tilman Faelker is a freelance illustrator from Stuttgart, Germany. His beautiful drawings are full of emotion and humor. Tilman Faelker’s delicate line work is a true pleasure.
Bunkadesign's freaky cool
12/17/08 08:43 PM
Yann Le Nevé is Bunkadesign, French designer creating freaky illustrations for wearable stuff, toys, cd, skateboard desks and even PCs. Great style.
Paula Castro's vanguard drawings
12/05/08 11:19 PM
Paula Castro was born in Buenos Aires and now lives in Paris. Her magnificent work is a variety of thin lines and cool styles for different clients like Nike, Gas Jeans, Furla, Issey Miyake, Evgenia Ostroskaya… Wall drawings, pack studies, fashion patterns and incredible spontaneous illustrations. Represented by Breedlondon.
Margot Mace fashion silhouettes
11/28/08 09:46 PM
Margot Macé was born in Netherlands and lives in Paris. Her beautiful watercolors features in several fashion and editorial communication and she also works for trend agencies illustrating mood-boards for fashion or cosmetic industries.
Eledone's dark illustrations
11/24/08 08:46 PM
Judit García-Talavera fashion watercolours
11/20/08 11:09 PM
Judit García-Talavera is illustrator at Barcelona, Spain. She adores the fountain pen, ink and diluted watercolours. Judit García-Talavera illustrates all sort of characters apparently absorbed by their own emotions, lost within deep thoughts and seemingly unaltered as time goes by.
Vincent Hui and his hard sponge
11/16/08 03:28 PM
Sarah Wilkins European inspiration
11/08/08 06:57 PM
Sarah Wilkins was born and educated in New Zealand. Deeply inspired by the work of European illustrators and her travels throughout Europe, Sarah moved to Paris in 1993 where she established herself professionally and stayed for the rest of that decade. Paris provided inspiration in abundance and Sarah's work distilled during this time. It was from here that she also began working for clients in the United States, and her work now features in magazines, advertising campaigns and an increasing array of beautiful products on both sides of the Atlantic. Represented by Riley Illustration (US) and Caroline Maréchal (France).
Jakob Ingvorsen site update
11/04/08 08:36 PM
Jakob Ingvorsen is a Danish free-lance illustrator and a fine artist based in Copenhagen. He creates amazing art, paintings, sketches or mixed media. Jakob Ingvorsen just spent three years at London College of Communication, specializing in experimental illustration.
Camilla Engman delicate art
10/30/08 09:44 AM
Illustrator Camilla Engman is based in Göteborg, Sweden. She creates acrylic paintings, paper-on-paper or mixed media with soft characters and colours. Her lovely artworks is very inspiring. Naturally, Camilla Engman has shown her work in galeries and museums around the world. Her blog is also a quiet place to get in touch with a nice art of life.
Sara Fanelli award winning author
10/25/08 09:12 PM
Italian author and illustrator Sara Fanelli is working in London where she is a quite popular artist and award winner. She creates children books and commissioned works, mixing drawings and collages.
Beatrice Alemagna author and illustrator
10/23/08 08:46 PM
Beatrice Alemagna was born in Italy (1973) and is based in France where she created different book for children. She also had exhibitions worldwide and her work featured in several publications, her book « Mon amour » is translated in about 10 languages. Beatrice Alemagna mixes collages and drawings renewing her style on every book.
Sean Cheetham fantastic figure paintings
10/21/08 08:33 PM
Sean Cheetham is a 31 years old American painter (doing mainly oil on canvas), quite famous for his portraits and heroic-sized religious subjects. As a skilled drawer he was first a comic-book fan, drawing comic characters and then went on deeply training the art of painting. Beautiful contrasts between a traditionnal media and very stylish young people. Lots of gallery work and commissions.
Florian Bayer and Shake Your Tree
10/17/08 09:12 PM
Florian Bayer is an illustrator who, after studies in Germany, is now living in Brighton, United Kingdom, at the seafront. He tries to combine the enthusiasm he had for drawing when he was a child with new techniques, cutting the edge skills and new contexts to find the best way of delivering information to the audience. Florian Bayer founded the Shake Your Tree Network with Manuel "M-Boy" Buerger and Sebastian "Hasi" Haslauer bringing you lots of eye opening design, magazines and exhibitions.
Silja Goetz elegant collages and drawings
10/13/08 10:24 PM
Silja Goetz is a freelance illustrator working in Madrid (Spain). She was born in Germany where she studied comunication design and worked as a graphic designer for Allegra Magazine in Hamburg. Silja Goetz creates beautiful drawings sometime mixed with collages. Several international clients like El Pais, The New Yorker, Nylon Magazine (USA), WAD (France), Elegance ( Netherlands), Vogue (UK), Nike, Cosmopolitan (Germany), Marie-Claire (Spain), Maxi (Germany), … Represented by Art Dept.
John Slade disturbing beauty
10/09/08 10:31 PM
John Slade is a London illustrator and graphic designer. He creates some nice trendy T-shirt graphics, creepy faces and very amazing stuff with some geometrical lines and primary colors.
Cityabyss, urban landscapes and fashion
10/05/08 09:12 AM
Beata Szczecinska is Cityabyss, illustrator working between Poland and UK. She is inspired by cityscapes and fashion and her great artworks are a mix of photography, painting and graphic arts. Several publications worldwide.
Caia Koopman from skateboard to paint
09/30/08 08:54 PM
Caia Koopman is a Californian illustrator who practised skateboard a lot before earning her art degree, then she naturally went to create graphics for snowboards, skateboards and wakeboards (for major companies such as K2, Morrow, and Hyperlite). Her artwork has been featured in numerous international print media including Surfing Girl, Mademoiselle, Details, Girl's Life, Snowboarder Magazine, Teen, J-14, Fine , and others. Caia Koopman also designed T-shirt graphics and promotional illustrations for companies like Quiksilver/Roxy, Hurley, Op, AT&T or Casio.
Doug Alves vegetal illustrations
09/25/08 08:45 PM
Doug Alves is a 25 years old brazilian living in LA. He started his career as a self-taught in 2000 and now his work features in several publications worldwide. Nationale is the name of Doug Alves's wonderful portfolio showing print, interactive, video and type works…
Darren Thompson painterly caricatures
09/22/08 06:56 PM
Darren Thompson is an American illustrator based in Chicago who is creating illustrations for some of world's leading publications since 15 years. Darren Thompson shows a very nice drawn galery of famous people.
Kim Cogan urban paintings
09/15/08 08:16 PM
Kim Cogan, born 1977 in Pusan, Korea, graduated at the Academy of Art College, San Francisco. He does big paintings (oil on canvas) of cityscapes with great style.
Montse Bernal original style
09/13/08 08:33 PM
Montse Bernal is a Spanish illustrator from Barcelona, Spain. She studied fine arts in Barcelona and illustration in Paris. Montse Bernal uses a large variety of materials from real media to digital. Creating her own style for portraits and fashion.
Pierre Doucin AKA Soemone's new site
09/11/08 09:08 PM
Pierre Doucin AKA Soemone is a freelancing graphic designer, art director and illustrator based in Paris. After years practising street art he's developped his own graphic universe. Many beautiful digital illustrations made with photographies (oftenly done by photographer Lionel Deluy). Pierre Doucin works for print and interactive.
Mydeadpony joins colagene
09/08/08 08:05 PM
Frederic Desmots's photostream
09/06/08 11:18 AM
Jamie Cullen striking images
09/04/08 09:05 PM
Jamie Cullen is a great illustrator based in brighton (UK), where he completed his art studies. He does amazing artworks, with an eclectic mix of contemporary artistic styles and techniques experimentation like painting, drawing, stamping or stenciling. Represented by Bransch (NY, Paris, Hamburg) and Folioart (UK).
Keith Shore: art of life
08/26/08 09:32 PM
Keith Shore is an artist/illustrator living in Lambertville, New Jersey. Keith's work is shown in galleries, in magazines and also on t-shirts and other wearable stuff. Much colored paintings and drawings with different styles (from realist to naive art) in his great portfolio. There's a nice interview of Keith Shore in Fecal Face.
The Daily Figure from Kyle T. Webster
08/20/08 10:21 PM
Kyle T. Webster is a left-handed American illustrator doing a really nice daily figure drawing blog. Spontaneous, elegant and simple. Kyle T. Webster works on the LIGHT CHILDREN series of graphic novels and is available for free-lance illustrations. He also works for clients like The New Yorker, NY Times, LA Times, San Francisco Weekly, USA Today, and Paste magazine.
Monfournissoir by Sophie Gaucher
08/17/08 07:07 PM
French artist Sophie Gaucher shows her projects, drawings and sketchbooks in a site called Monfournissoir. Sophie likes to play with images, ideas and words. Very imaginative mind and… interesting work.
Yué Wu aka Nyno, cool drawings
07/26/08 11:12 AM
Café Royal, zines and underground press
07/22/08 10:37 PM
Café Royal is an online shop and offline publishing house specialising in artists’ books and zines. Café Royal was founded in 2006 by Craig Atkinson and Joanne Chan-Atkinson and is based in the North West of England. Terrific stuff: books, zines, prints, sales… several handmade artworks to see and buy…
Andy Smith humour and energy
07/18/08 09:05 PM
Andy Smith is a British illustrator working for many worldwide clients in advertising, print, publishing and animation. He likes combining illustration and typography with much optimism. His computer work have the tactile feel of the hand made. Exhibitions have been curated in the UK, France, USA and Australia. Andy Smith has won D&AD, AOI and Creative Circle awards. His work is also stocked in outlets such as such as Playlounge, Magma (London) and Colette (Paris).
Ray Fenwick handwritting and drawings
07/15/08 10:26 PM
Ray Fenwick is a real live traditional graphic artist living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He creates drawings, hand-writting, comics and patterns for people like The New York Times, Blue Q, Houghton Mifflin, RandomHouse, Pentagram, If'n Books, Nickolodeon, Tiny Showcase, Urban Outfitters and others. Ray Fenwick award winning comic Hall of Best Knowledge will be published in April 2008 by Fantagraphics.
Claire Scully doing the quiet revolution
07/09/08 10:19 PM
Claire Scully is a London based illustrator inspired by the relationships between urban environment and natural world. "The quiet revolution" is her portfolio and her paintings, drawings, typography or sketches are always close to the environmental question. Claire Scully, continually working on personal projects is frequently collaborating with other artists. Represented by 4wall.
Aurore de la Morinerie: brushes for fashion
07/07/08 10:02 PM
Aurore de la Morinerie is a French illustrator based in Paris. She creates washdrawings and watercolors with some Japanese style. Inspired by animals and vegetables she works a lot for the fashion industry. Aurore de la Morinerie is some kind of expert with brushes and ink.
Eli W. Harris stylish paintings
07/03/08 10:11 PM
Processrecess is James Jean's portfolio
06/30/08 10:17 PM
James Jean recently won a Bronze Lion at Cannes with TBWA\Paris creating original posters for AIDES, a European HIV/AIDS NGO. The process of creation is well explained on his blog. Since 2001, this artist just made his mark on the comics industry, winning several awards. James Jean worked on such titles as Fables, Batgirl, Green Arrow, and Monolith for DC Comics, as well as Amazing Fantasy and Runaways for Marvel Comics. A wonderful portfolio with a lot to see !
Shen Plum creates a promising style
06/25/08 09:53 PM
Shen Plum is a 22 years old illustrator from Toronto. She likes to design and print her own tshirts and tote bags or collect photographs of bunnies. She draws and paints all day. Shen Plum is Shen Li (same character in Chinese). Not a bum, she graduated from Ontario College of Art & Design with honor. The portfolio is nice and there are extra drawings and photos to see on her Flickr… and it's worth it !
Nicolas de Crécy: japanese sketches
06/24/08 11:22 PM
The Villa Kujoyama is a French artist residency in the heart of Japan where cartoon and comic artist Nicolas de Crécy had the chance to stay during early 2008. His project hinges on a better understanding of the narrative systems in Japanese storytelling. Two books should be created. Before that you can watch several sketches (dessins) and photos (éloge de l'ombre) on de Crécy's Japanese blog.
Ginger beards: unique style
06/23/08 10:16 PM
Richard Stow is gingerbeards, London based illustrator, with a great and humorous portfolio. Paintings, drawings and collages in a free style and terrific sense of illustration. Contributions on worldwide magazines.
Brian M. Viveros, naked girls with cigarettes
06/19/08 10:33 PM
Brian M. Viveros is an American artist famous for his erotic paintings and illustrations. The characters are sexy, with sensual eyes and always smocking. A unique and surrealist mixture of visual arts. Brian M. Viveros has international publications and exhibitions.
Sophie Leblanc fashion illustration
06/16/08 09:02 PM
Deanne Cheuk’s Mushroom Girls
06/07/08 09:50 PM
Deanne Cheuk is an Australian illustrator, designer and art director based in New York. She is a contributor to Nippon Vogue, America, and Dazed and Confused magazine. Her work has been commissioned by numerous magazines including Nylon, BlackBook, The Fader, Flaunt and The New York Times Magazine. She is renowned for her self-published graphic ‘zine of inspiration called Neomu. She early has developped a style of watercolor titles and hand drawn letterforms. Deanne Cheuk has featured in different magazines listing top creative minds in the world (the Art DirectorsClub NY, Print magazine, Time magazine, The Face).
Edward Kinsella III high end illustrations
06/03/08 09:46 PM
Edward Kinsella III is a very talented illustrator based in Saint-Louis, Missouri. An incredible portfolio with great style. Edward Kinsella III gives much freshness to his paintings. The sketchbook section shows detailed works and the blog gives more updates.
Michael Kutsche original characters
05/25/08 09:44 AM
Michael Kutsche is a German conceptual artist-illustrator specialized in designing characters for any purposes like high end 3d animation or cover art but also for challenging projects in film and game industry. Michael Kutsche is based in Berlin.
Stephen Ledwidge's powerful art
05/22/08 09:58 PM
Stephen Ledwidge is an Irish illustrator who studied Visual arts at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin. Starting with a comics experience, he went creating powerful work close to fine arts. After several years in London he has recently returned to Dublin. Stephen Ledwidge is a member of the Illustrators Guild of Ireland. Represented by EyeCandy (UK) and Anna Goodson Management (Canada). Excellent interview @ illustratorsireland.
Miraruido's surrealist collages
05/21/08 09:44 PM
Raymond Biesinger is… Fifteen
05/14/08 09:41 PM
Raymond Biesinger is a Canadian illustrator based in Edmonton who likes minimalism, concept and art. Using a very large mix of different medias, Raymond Biesinger creates great artworks for a lots of magazines worldwide. Also organizer of the Biannual Royal Bison Craft & Art Fair in Edmonton.
Sara Singh, fashion and women
05/12/08 10:00 PM
Sara Singh studied illustration and design at Beckman's school of design in Stockholm, Sweden. She now lives and works in New-York. Her terrific work has appeared in Vogue, Elle, Marie-Claire, Harper's Bazaar… She has also worked with corporate clients including LeSportsac, Shiseido and Donna Karan. Represented by art-dept.
Christian Hückstädt's vegetable creations
05/10/08 10:18 PM
Christian Hückstädt is a German illustrator from Berlin. He has studied grafic design and is experimenting picture techniques. Very simple shapes and colors, with original handcut cardboards (pappe) or free hand drawings (labor). He also did funny animals made from vegetables and fruits.
Leon Vymenets childlike minimalism
04/16/08 08:42 PM
Leon Vymenets is working in Toronto, inspired by urban culture, he creates simple and childlike adventurous illustrations. Leon Vymenets is published in several design magazines.
Hope Gangloff's handy pop drawings
04/09/08 08:36 PM
Hope Gangloff creates great "hand made" illustrations in the most trendy style. She is based in NYC and the people she draws are… well… enjoying party time ! These beautiful works are usually done with pencils and ink.
James Gulliver Hancock's poetry
04/07/08 09:39 PM
James Gulliver Hancock graduated in Visual Communications in Sydney where he was involved in several art events. Currently based in Los Angeles, James Gulliver Hancock had projects and residencies in Indonesia, Austria, France, the U.K. and America. Working for editorial illustration, commissions, educational, art performances or animations for TV. A nice conceptual work with poetic graphic sensibility.
Karine Daisay, master of collage
04/04/08 09:10 PM
French illustrator Karine Daisay is a master of collages. Since about 10 years she creates beautiful and delicate life scenes, where woman are pictures of mystery and poetry. Using heads from Renaissance paintings and bodies from fashion shots, Karine Daisay composes fantastic (and peaceful) collages worldwide. Her Marlena Agency's galery is particularly great.
Petra Lunenburg's fashion drawthings
03/31/08 06:53 PM
Petra Lunenburg is a young graphic designer and illustrator based in Amsterdam. She graduated from Artez artschool in Arnhem. Petra Lunenburg is now free lancing since 5 years, for fashion and advertising industries. "Drawthings" is her online portfolio with a nice fashion touch.
Ilya ioj, linking cultures
03/29/08 10:21 PM
Ilya ioj is a Russian illustrator based in France, he sent us a short portfolio with various works and a nice selection of russian songs. Ilya ioj has his own promising style and a good sense of humor, a nice travel between cultures.
Eduardo Bertone: no compromise !
03/26/08 09:15 PM
Daniel Stolle's digital paintings
03/21/08 10:22 PM
Daniel Stolle is a young German illustrator actually based in Finland. Simple and efficient digital style, inspired by old three or two coloured books and looking like silkscreen or woodcut. Daniel Stolle studied industrial design and is now feeling more happy with freelance illustration.
Maren Esdar's stylish collages
03/17/08 09:00 PM
Maren Esdar was born in Germany, she studied illustration and stylism in Hambourg and London. Original and very beautiful surreal collages published in world's most influent fashion and style magazines. Now based in Hambourg, Maren Esdar enjoys traveling the world.
Fiodor Sumkin's big update
03/05/08 10:39 PM
Opera78 is Fiodor Sumkin's portfolio. Bielorussian illustrator living in Amsterdam, doing a great update with a large presentation of his artworks. "Fiodor Sumkin's art is a synergistic blend of lovingly crafted pen & ink watercolors with biting social commentary. Although his typographical work belies the influence of Gothic, Art Nouveau, Wes Wilson and others, Mr. Sumkin remains deliciously unique. One would be hard pressed to chose between his exquisitely designed type and his fresh style of editorial & advertising illustration. Fortunately, they compliment each other beautifully."
Ingrid Flygare's educational sense
02/28/08 11:03 PM
Ingrid Flygare from Stockholm, creates editorial, commercial and educational illustration from her office in New-York. She likes teaching and obviously travelling… Nice classical style based on drawings.
Benoit Godde painting girls and robots
02/25/08 10:15 PM
Petica high on colors
02/21/08 09:38 PM
Petica is a French illustrator living in Berlin and very enthousiastic about Japan (inspiring places and people I guess). Discover his illustrations and also nice image-books in the codextheque. Petica has been working during last 6 years, on several interesting things, from portrait to still places with a very innovative and sensitive style.
Aisk1 riding street-style
02/20/08 09:37 PM
Aisk1 does fantastic artworks (digital arts, sketches, animation, acrylic on canvas…). This is great street-style with some good drawings. Don't miss Aisk1 that we hope to see more often.
Serge Bloch likes to play with objects
02/14/08 09:21 PM
Serge Bloch is a funny sketch-illustrator playing with ideas and simple drawings. His difficult art (seemingly childish) is very efficient and delicate, filled with poetry. Serge Bloch works for the advertising or press industry and has also published different books for children.
Silke Werzinger stylish drawings
02/12/08 02:55 PM
Erin Petson's fashion mystery
02/07/08 10:15 PM
Erin Petson creates powerful images mixing collages, drawings and textures you'll never get on the internet. Nice experiments and delicate fashion subjects refelecting some kind of mystery. Erin Petson lives in East London.
Jean Lecointre: post-punk collages
02/05/08 10:34 PM
Jean Lecointre is one kind of atypical phenomenon on the contemporary graphic stage. Inspired by old magazines and dark B or Z-movies from the 60's, Jean Lecointre's surrealist collages are incredible.
Benoit Guillaume: drawing life
01/31/08 09:34 PM
Benoit Guillaume first studied Art and Architecture in Paris then went to the Parsons School of Design in new-York. He worked in web agencies before getting back to his first love: drawing. Beautiful sketches, freestyle and several works for comics. The animations or "animated sketches" are excellent.
Rinah Lang, mixing medias
01/30/08 10:04 PM
Rinah Lang studied illustration in groningen (Netherlands) and Edinburgh (Scotland) then moved to Germany. Offering a wide range of talented possibilities from collages to drawings or mixing medias, Rinah Lang has worked for Esquire (Russia), Soda (Switzerland), Barleycorn (Italy), Fornarina (Italy) and many other clients…
CocoPit: drawing fashion
01/22/08 09:47 PM
Phil Wrigglesworth's conceptual drawings
01/17/08 12:03 AM
Phil Wrigglesworth actually lives near Manchester in the North of England. He as been free lancing for the past 4 years and is a regular contributor to The Guardian, The Independent, New Scientist, RadioTimes and many others. In Phil Wrigglesworth's portfolio, you'll discover the Jack book (his major project for the MA) that is called House Hunting. The book tells the story of a Jack in a box who has to leave his box to find another home. During his journey he goes through massive ups and downs until at last he finds the perfect home, living inside a cukoo clock.
Jérôme Mireault's trendy drawings
01/15/08 05:16 PM
Sho Murase's dynamic artworks
01/03/08 09:15 PM
Sho Murase is a young Japanese-Korean illustrator currently living in San Francisco. She studied fine arts, design, interactive, cinema and psychology in Spain, then 2D animation in Canada. Sho Murase does commercials, animation, comics and graphic novels for international clients and studios.
Irina Troitskaya's delicate art
12/31/07 04:32 PM
Irina Troitskaya is a Moscow based illustrator doing really nice artworks. Drawings, art and photography with always a good color feeling. Read her interesting interview at sfgirlbybay.
Jillian Tamaki's expressive work
12/19/07 09:54 PM
Chloé Poizat and the love of books
12/14/07 10:17 PM
Joshua Middleton, best cover artist
12/08/07 10:25 AM
Paul Willoughby awesome drawings
12/04/07 04:55 PM
Paul Willoughby is a London based illustrator. Mixed media and experiments with different techniques, then combined digitally. The inspiration for his work includes old prints, 70's graphics, craft books, photography, kids drawings and Japanese woodblock prints. Paul runs "The Church of London" agency.
Kozyndan's surrealistic drawings
11/28/07 04:28 PM
> Kozyndan is a couple of Los Angeles based illustrators, Kozue and Dan, collaborating since 2001. Extremely intricate, detailed and tiny universe of urban Japanese and american cities. Some are full-360 degree panoramic illustrations, you can view it in full size and rotate spin around the QVTR. An amazing work that inspired a big ad campaign…
Carine Brancowitz: trendy drawings
11/22/07 10:05 PM
Aaron McKinney's fantastic universe
11/20/07 09:30 PM
> Aaron McKinney is based in Atlanta where he creates very expressive portraits, creatures or stories combining childlike drawings and great illustration skills. There is a nice balance between colors, backgrounds and the main drawing, always with an original sense of expression. Also visit his brand new blog : gonzoartist.
Andrew Hem, mixing cultures and paints
11/13/07 09:38 PM
> Andrew Hem was born in Cambodia and now lives in Culver City, California. By age 12 Andrew started getting into graffiti. He continued graffiti for about 9 years getting into nothing but trouble. He got introduce to figure drawing in his last semester in Santa Monica College and knew right away what he was meant to do. At that moment he changed his major and pursued the life of an illustrator... Obviously, different cultures and technics influence him. Great paintings, drawings and even sculptures.
Jonathan Burton's surreal world
11/08/07 12:01 PM
Cole Gerst is option-G
11/06/07 08:33 PM
> Cole Gerst is an artist, illustrator, designer and animator, he also is the founder and art director of option-g visual communication. Cole began his career in the music business designing cd covers and posters. Still painting and designing, he got into directing and animation with promising works. He has two monthly comics in the LA Weekly.
Isabelle Arsenault, earth-toned paintings
10/29/07 09:32 PM
Tim Tomkinson's edgy style
10/22/07 09:57 PM
Jim Bradshaw's humorous sketches
10/16/07 08:30 PM
Robin Eley efficient paintings
10/11/07 10:16 PM
> Born in London but living in South Australia, illustrator Robin Eley works with acrylics and oil in a unique painterly style relevant to all field of illustration. Long and prestigious client list from the US to Europe and back to Australia. To learn more about him, read the FAQ : it's written like a short interview.
Katherine Streeter paintings and collage
10/08/07 09:25 PM
David Downton fashion illustration
10/04/07 11:28 PM
> David Downton is a great fashion illustrator with obvious inspiration from Gruau and master illustrators of the great fifties. He did several covers for Bazaar, Style, Telegraph Saturday… David Downton's favourite model is stunning Erin O’Connor, he also does portrait for celebrities. You can read a complete interview on his site.
Alex Green's wonderful contrasts
10/03/07 09:38 PM
> London based Alex Green is charming us since years with his talented sketches digitally colored. Suiting well with European financial communication, the scenes are elegant and quiet, although Alex is a crazy samba drummer during free times. Contrasts are everywhere and perfectly balanced. Watch the portfolio: you'll listen to Brazilian composer Arthur Verocai and… love it all.
Elene Usdin's lucid dreams
09/26/07 09:12 PM
> Elene Usdin is member of collective Hartland Villa. She is a great illustrator with publications in several magazines worldwide and some nice books for children. But she also is a terrific photographer with awesome works around fashion and sophisticated portraits in a kind of fantastic mood. Accessories, clothes, lights, bodies are all contributing to manufacture her particular universe of dreams. Watch the different series, they are so magnetic ! Winner of "PICTO prize for young fashion photography 2006".
Sam Weber paintings
09/25/07 10:22 PM
> Born in Alaska, Sam grew up in Deep River Ontario, Canada. After attending the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, he moved to New York to pursue illustration and attend graduate school at The School of Visual Arts. In addition to drawing, Sam works part time as assistant art director of the OpEd page at the New York Times, with senior art director Brian Rea. Current likes include Italian and Japanese comics and David Lynch movies…
Alyson Fox sweet drawings and fashion
09/24/07 09:16 PM
> Alyson Fox shows a nice site with sensible drawings, fashion illustrations, fashion creation and photography. This multi-talented Texan girl is firstly a great photographer (she earned Nikon photographer of the year award) but her illustrations are also really beautiful. The "eco-friendly" fashion creations presented in short movies deserves a glance.
Linotte is Anke Weckmann's portfolio
09/20/07 10:35 PM
I make things beautiful
09/18/07 09:14 PM
> IMAKETHINGS aka Andrew Groves, is an illustrator, occasional maker of small things and creator of beasts. Inspired by adventures in mountains and forests and the magic of rural Japan he his hell bent on getting his creations on and in as many things as possible and will happily draw and make things in exchange for small amounts of fame and fortune and food. Nice graphics (printed everywhere like T-shirts or skateboard decks) and worldwide exhibitions.
Tina Berning's delicate paintings
09/11/07 09:04 PM
> "A drawing a day keeps the doctor away" writes illustrator Tina Berning. And yes she draws and paints a lot, with much sensibility and on any kind of paper. Lots of expressive faces, mysterious and beautiful women she gathered in a book called "100 girls on cheap paper". Represented by cwc-international, artbox, 2agenten and Agent 002.
Eduardo Recife hand-crafted design
09/04/07 04:35 PM
> Brazilian Eduardo Recife recycles old pictures to create strange "out of the main-stream" artworks. A particular sensibility and long experience of drawing gives much interest to his work. This particular flavor of hand-crafting (computer stay a discrete tool) are still… very trendy. His personal site misprintedtype is also a good bookmark where you'll find great types and photoshop brushes.
09/01/07 05:57 PM
Oksana Badrak's meticulous paintings
08/28/07 10:44 PM
Mondadientes are Santiago Morilla's toothpicks
08/26/07 10:30 PM
> Spanish Santiago Morilla (based in madrid) is illustrator as well as Art director. He has worked for some relevant clients like Airbus, Psychologies Magazine, International Herald Tribune, La Vanguardia, and Claves… Mondadientes (meaning "toothpicks") is its illustration portfolio. Expressive line arts and quite minimalist illustrations.
Expressive digital paintings by Cali Rezo
07/31/07 10:31 PM
> Cali Rezo (a pseudo that means something like "quality link") is a brillant and expressive artist. I always spend lot of time on this site where you can discover awesome paintings mostly about children and women, but also these "making of", and very funny things in the blogs ! Most of it is translated in English. If not, run for French lessons, Cali Rezo is worth it. There is also a great shopping section if you have any present to offer !
Kirsten Ulve's trendy digital drawings
07/21/07 06:22 PM
> NYC based illustrator Kristen Ulve does great artworks in fashion illustration, caricatures, character development and animation with a worldwide clientele. She started her digital career during the vector trend of the late nineties and has developped a great style with cute characters and some neo-retro scenes.
Antoine Helbert master of digital painting
07/16/07 09:13 PM
> Antoine Helbert makes us travel upon the history and the traditions of painting with a terrific and innovating portfolio. There maybe lots of art buyers carefully watching his digital paintings. Different style : graphic, fashion, history, advertising… A. Helbert is scenic painter for Strasbourg's opéra.
Jonas Bergstrand reminds us the 50's highlights
07/10/07 11:29 PM
Stéphane Tartelin, unique line drawing
07/03/07 10:21 PM
David Hughes is a multi-talented artist
07/03/07 07:00 PM
David Foldvari's striking black and white
06/30/07 04:32 PM
Laure Pointereau is sushiholic
06/23/07 09:56 AM
Jon Burgerman, messing monsters
06/22/07 10:32 PM
> Jon Burgerman says he is specialist of scribbling, doodling and napping. This young British from Nottingham, coming from the post-graffiti scene, is the new apostle of street culture. His illustration work is sold on any kind of textile, toys, stickers, posters, advertising… Lots of international exhibitions.
Re-discovering Ashley Wood's nudes and robots
06/19/07 09:53 PM
> Australian artist Ashley Wood became famous working for major entertainment companies. His illustration technique is a combination of traditional painting techniques, coupled with digital photography and graphic software. Sci-fi scenes and robots are particularly punchy and women very sexy ! If you don't like the nudes, check out the work on colours…
J Paull Melegari's perfect fusion
06/02/07 02:37 PM
Josh Cochran's positive drawing
05/31/07 09:56 PM
El Limbo von Punsch : fantastic drawings
05/27/07 09:06 AM
He is Automatic-iam
05/25/07 10:54 PM
Smart puppet with Red Nose
05/25/07 10:37 PM
Nicholas Di Genova likes to draw monsters
05/23/07 09:41 PM
Bo lundberg's stylish world
05/19/07 11:12 AM
Amazing Emmanuel Malin
05/18/07 10:46 AM
Pietari Posti, drawings from Barcelona
05/09/07 09:29 PM
Collective Jean Spezial is still painting walls
04/22/07 05:50 PM
Seb Jarnot's multiple images
04/07/07 08:28 AM
Benjamin Savignac is a post-digital painter
04/03/07 11:14 PM
Ray Caesar ans his life as a dog
03/31/07 01:23 PM
> Famous digital painter Ray Caesar lives in canada but he says he was born as a dog in England. His fantastic artworks are 3D models recovered by painted and manipulated photographic textures. Visit its site, the galleries are great, but also the bio section or "working method" are very nice to read.
Celia Calle's fun and beautiful art
03/28/07 07:21 PM
Painter Christa Palazzolo's neo-portraiture
03/26/07 09:59 PM
> NYC based Christa Palazzolo likes to play with contrasts. Her work mixes beautiful faces and loosely drizzled paint. She uses portraiture as a vehicle of mockery, isolation, discomfort, and objectification and strives to confront formal aspects of painting with a contemporary voice and commentary.
Dialectica collects spiritual energies!
03/15/07 09:21 PM
Nemiri : drawing alive
03/15/07 07:53 PM
Craig Mullins has a good brush
03/14/07 03:52 PM
> Craig Mullins, Master of digital story-board presents some large piece of art on goodbush.com. Mainly active for movie projects, he works for different registers (sci-fi, hidtory...), its compositions do not leave indifferent. Mastering the absence of detail on images that however seem very precise. C. Mullins lives in Hawaii and his work is done primarily on photoshop with some painter and 3D effects.
Mijn Schatje: remember this name
03/10/07 06:37 PM
> Mijn Schatje is the improbable pseudo of the French Marie Blanco Hendrickx. Its digital-magic drawings were noticed on flyers for electro-pop parties. Several achievements of record sleeves for the "Record Makers" label.
Fiodor Sumkin drawing urgency
03/04/07 02:36 PM
Stinger: simple graphic power
02/28/07 10:45 PM
> Based in Groningen Netherlands, Jan Willem Wennekes AKA Stinger initially studied the artificial intelligence and philosophy before having a serious job. As a designer, he created the Zeptonn studio. Its characters are mainly small simple and funky monsters. Beautiful effective and colourful compositions. Stinger shows a particular interest for posters, tee-shirts, wall graphics and street art.
Some drawings with a soft pencil
02/27/07 09:17 PM
> The drawings of the young Israeli Keren Taggar are at the same time soft and strong. These illustrations, with few colours and very quiet, are elegant and expressive. Fashion, dreams, hesitating women... Very hype.
A strange and vaporous new-retro
02/19/07 07:46 PM
Graham Roumieu: canadian humorist
02/17/07 03:56 PM
Ad absurdum, absurd but not stupid
02/08/07 10:04 PM
> The site "reasoning by absurdity" ("reductio ad absurdum" as they say in Rome) shows how vintage collages of the Italian Bruno Savona are smart and malicious. Its project for the world is to be discovered: a mix with obsolete and blured polaroids. Visit the old site during the making of a new one.
Antigirl, collages that tears
02/08/07 09:20 PM
Storyboard have a lifting with Sophie Griotto
02/06/07 10:57 PM