Thursday, July 31, 2008

Sophie Blackall: Wild Boars Cook

Sophie Blackall's most recent picture book with author Meg Rosoff is Wild Boars Cook, published by Henry Holt. This is the sequel to their award-winning Meet Wild Boars, which is beloved by wily kindergartners here, there and everywhere.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Jon Krause and Edel Rodriguez: Hidden Secrets

Hidden Secrets, a series of works from artists Jon Krause and Edel Rodriguez, speaks to the tales we tell, through narrative and metaphor.

Charlene Chua: Street Fighter

Charlene Chua’s illustration of Street Fighter's Chun Li is in Street Fighter Tribute art book, published by Udon.

Matt Dorfman: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Matt Dorfman just completed an illustration for the op/ed page of the Sunday New York Times.

Neryl Walker: Night of the Cobra

Here's a sneak peak of Australian band The Breadmakers’ new album artwork by Neryl Walker, due to be launched in August.

Monday, July 28, 2008

Garry Parsons: Harrods' Pet Kingdom

Harrods of London never does anything halfway. So when they decided to open an in-store pet department, they sought out Garry Parsons to create an entire kingdom.

Ward Schumaker: Collages at Zeitgeist

Zeitgeist Gallery in Nashville will be showing five of Ward Schumaker’s collages in a group show, Works on Paper.

Friday, July 25, 2008

3 x 3 Pro Show 2008: Thirty-Six Ispotters

Out of nearly 4,000 entries, 3 x 3 Magazine has finally narrowed it down to the top 200 illustrations to be exhibited in their 5th annual competition. Thirty-six members of were among those honored, most with multiple accepted entries for a whopping total of 47 winning pieces!

Jorge Mascarenhas: Oakbook Magazine

Jorge Mascarenhas' illustrations are currently featured in Oakbook, a magazine that highlights the culture, trends and lifestyles of Oakland, CA.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Jon Valk: Billboard Magazine

A rock & roll dream came true when Billboard contacted ispotter Jon Valk to design the cover for this week's special merchandising issue.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Richard Bornemann: Wollner Studios Animation

Richard Bornemann was selected to create the intro homepage animation for Wollner Studios, an advertising agency in Huntington Beach, CA. The piece begins as a "fly-in" over a field of abstract cubes, eventually coming to rest on a cube branded with the Wollner Studios logo.

Friday, July 18, 2008

Carly Allen-Fletcher: The Forest

Regional British news magazine “The Forest” asked Carly Allen-Fletcher to illustrate the front cover on the theme of the school holidays.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Ryan Snook: Collections & Credit Risks

Shining the Light on Collections was the cover story that Collections & Credit Risk’s Mid-Year Outlook issue asked Ryan Snook to illustrate.

Wacso: United Airlines Hemispheres Cover

Art Director Jody Mustain selected Wacso to illustrate “Three Perfect Days in Seattle.”

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Jamie B. Wolcott: Emmylou Harris Tour Poster

Jamie B. Wolcott has been creating gig posters for various bands, known and unknown, for years. Recently she landed a poster job for the legendary Emmylou Harris.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Matt Dorfman: Meet the Press Now for NY Mag

Matt Dorfman created this illustration for one of Kurt Andersen's “Imperial City” columns in New York Magazine.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Mark Simonson: Felt Tip Fonts

Mark Simonson brings all of his art and design talent to the table when designing a type font. One of his most successful, Felt Tip Roman, is based on his own handwriting and grew into an entire family.

Rob McClurkan: Camp Wannawatchamovie

UPROAR! Studios tapped Rob McClurkan to create illustrations for Blockbuster's summer promotion for kids, "Camp Wannawatchamovie".

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Lydia Hess: Luna & Larry’s Coconut Bliss

Luna & Larry turned to Portland illustrator Lydia Hess to redesign the packaging for their iconic, organic frozen dessert brand, Coconut Bliss.

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Eli Harris: City Limits Interview

San Francisco up and comer Eli Harris was interviewed by Comcast Channel 11’s Inside City Limits show concerning his work in this year’s Academy of Art Spring Show.

Jack Molloy & Elvis Swift: Westford Hill Distillers

Westford Hill Distillers won Best of Show in Packaging Design at the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition for the lyrical look created by Jack Molloy and Elvis Swift.

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Richard Borge: AVID

Richard Borge has been working on an entire make-over for AVID Editing System’s ad campaign; the theme is New Thinking. It includes animation which is an offshoot of the print work that Richard had worked on for them.

Doug Ross: Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Canada is doing their best to solve shelter problems for people around the world.A series of ten posters illustrated by Doug Ross is currently making the rounds to celebrate and showcase the partnerships with corporoate sponsors.