Thursday, February 26, 2009
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
A number of ispotters have generously donated work to “Art for Cats,” a feline rescue operation located here in New York City. The premiere auction consists of 62 pieces by top illustrators and assorted friends to the fur.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Monday, February 23, 2009
Thursday, February 19, 2009
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Gregory Manchess’ haunting artwork appears on sci-fi / fantasy publisher Tor’s website to illustrate Ken Scholes’ story, “A Weeping Czar Beholds the Fallen Moon.”
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Friday, February 13, 2009
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Cedric Hohnstadt recently designed a character to appear on the packaging of new brand of chocolate covered cashews, "Leahy's Chocolate Covered Leprechaun Ears".
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Monday, February 9, 2009
Each year, we proudly post the ispotters whose work is celebrated by inclusion in the annual awards shows at the Society of Illustrators. This year is no different, and we are gathering images for an extensive post next week.
Thursday, February 5, 2009
Richard Downs created this illustration for part of a cover assignment for The Deal magazine. Art Director Lawrence Gendron requested Richard's highly conceptual Inky Style for a story illustrating the borrowing / lending crisis which has made it difficult for companies to borrow money, which in turn restrains them from doing just about anything.
We’re always happy to hear from Italian ispotter in Ireland, Mario Sughi: “Here’s a work I have done for the cover of Issue One of Martyrdoom Magazine, a monthly magazine in Manchester, UK. The cover story is a debate entitled: ‘Leader of the Free World: What does Barack Obama mean to Black Manchester?’ I simply depicted Obama as a an ordinary man, a leader and a model, amongst the black teens of Manchester.”
Last June, Brad Hamann’s work came to life for an IBM Rational Developers’ Conference. Brad created a series of Rational Heroes that were used in all types of signage including banners and cutouts. They were also projected onto a Saturday Night Live-type setting for presentations.
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
DC Langer's reputation for music-related art lead to a commission for McDonald’s new website, 365Black.com. The idea is that that African-American culture and achievement should be celebrated 365 days a year — not just during Black History Month.
Donna Levinstone’s two pastel drawings were selected by curator Daniel Ferris for exhibit in the 32nd Small Works Show, at 80 Washington Square East Galleries in New York City. This selective, engaging show runs through Friday, March 13
Alanna Cavanagh’s loopy, hip digital work can be found all over the world for clients like Chronicle Books, The New York Times, Atlantic Monthly and The Four Seasons Hotel Group. But sometimes a girl’s just gotta get her hands dirty…