Friday, January 30, 2009
Sophie Blackall gives the NY Times her vision of a small but growing selection of pillows, sheets, blankets, comforters and mattresses made from high-tech fabrics built to perform double duty. By day they labor as bed coverings. By night they dispense minute amounts of health and beauty aids through surface contact with the skin.
Adam Wallenta will be attending New York Comicon in February to promote the up-coming publication of his Public Enemy book, a compilation of issues 1 – 5 of the comic of the same name. The Public Enemy comics are an ongoing collaborative effort between Wallenta and Chuck D of the hiphop band Public Enemy.
Thursday, January 29, 2009
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Monday, January 26, 2009
The January 25th episode of ABC TVs Extreme Makeover: Home Edition featured a mural by Sean O’Neill.
Friday, January 23, 2009
Thursday, January 22, 2009
Swedish illustrator Mattias Adolfsson was featured on the cover of the Taiwanese design magazine, DPI. This issue also showcased four spreads of his hypnotically intricate work accompanied by a brief interview.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
The gallery opening and awarding of medals for the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles won’t take place for several months. But the judging is completed, and we’re proud to announce that 23 ispotters are being honored this year, many with multiple images.
Monday, January 19, 2009
Matt Dorfman recently contributed six illustrations to the inauguration issue of the Times’ Book Review. The articles that were illustrated included books concerning the historical significance of Barack Obama’s victory.
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Raymond Biesinger created this B&W half pager to open the Progressive's annual book roundup. Biesinger had recently had his first eye test, ever, and found that he was blind as a bat and in need of glasses for reading and drawing. “Needless to say, the subject matter hit close to home."
David Plunkert has added a second Stock Collection of over 60 Block Style illustrations to theispot. As with all artwork in the Stock section, these images are archived in hi res for immediate licensing.
This week’s New Yorker gives an in-depth look at the highly competitive nature of Scrabble “Word Freaks,” and a history of the once again popular game. Otto Steininger's illustration gets right into the thick of it.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Monday, January 12, 2009
Friday, January 9, 2009
What a way to end 2008 - with the New Year’s edition of Las Vegas Weekly. Charlene Chua was contacted for this rush job on Christmas (just like getting a present from Santa!). The article is about people partying while sober, hence the whole deal with the clubbers holding bottled water.
With characteristic infectious enthusiasm, Tad Carpenter reports from Kansas City: “Vahalla Studios poster partner Dan Padavic and I had a gallery show this past month, The HELLO! Show, at 1800 Baltimore in good old KC MO. It was so much fun and a huge success. I can't thank everyone enough who came and said hello and purchased some of our goodies.”