Friday, April 30, 2010

Kim Rosen: iAte, iTested, iOffended

Kim Rosen, Magazine Illustration,
In this restaurant scene for this week's TimeOut Chicago, Kim Rosen asks, “Where have our manners gone?” Is checking your iPhone polite? How about toting in that cup of Starbucks? When asked, restaurateurs didn’t hold back.

Cathy Gendron: Roast Mortem

Cathy Gendron, Book Cover,
Cathy Gendron's ninth cover, “Roast Mortem,” for the bestselling Coffeehouse Mystery Series from Penguin's Berkeley Prime Crime division will be released August third.

Joan Chiverton: Greenwich Village, Heal Thyself

Joan Chiverton, Newspaper, NY Times,
Joan Chiverton’s deeply personal, microcosmic reportage on the closing of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Greenwich Village is featured on the Op Ed page of today’s New York Times.

ANDREW R. WRIGHT: AWARD WINNER

Andrew R. Wright, Award Winners,
There is a lot going on with Andrew R. Wright lately.

Dave Wheeler: Smart Money

Dave Wheeler,  Magazine Illustration,
Dave Wheeler just finished working with a.d. Joe Maher on this piece for Smart Money magazine.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

NATHANIEL GOLD: THE CHIMPANZEE MANIFESTO

NATHANIEL GOLD, Book Cover, Book Illustration,
Nathaniel Gold’s New Book of drawings and essays on the chimpanzee and human society has just been published by Jessian Press.

MATT DORFMAN: REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL 1-2-3

 Matt Dorfman, Money Magazine
Money Magazine hired Matt Dorfman to embody the power of positive thinking this month.

ELLEN WEINSTEIN: INSIDE COUNSEL

Ellen Weinstein, INSIDE COUNSEL Magazine
Ellen Weinstein whips out her trusty Felcos and prunes away for this cover story about running a lean, green law department for the 21st century.

Angela Martini: American Girl Magazine

Angela Martini, Magazine Illustration,
Angela Martini illustrated "Which Friend Are You?" a quiz in the May/June 2010 issue of American Girl Magazine.

Amy De Wolfe: Cyma Girl

Amy De Wolfe, Advertising,
Amy De Wolfe created this fairy character "Cyma Girl," to showcase a handheld device called a Cyma 1000. The Cyma is used to play healing sounds over the phone; Amy went for a super-hero type pose and made a caricature of her client as a fairy to reflect the New Age quality of the service.

Damien Weighill: MANifesto

Damien Weighill, Blog Illustrations,
As part of an on-going campaign, clothing retailer French Connection has retained the whimsical services of Damien Weighill to illustrate their MANifesto blog.

ArnO: Lunchtime Dreams

ArnO, Posters,
Arn0 has been working with ad agency with Mother London to create these cheeky, retro posters for beverage brand Oasis's “Lunchtime Dreams” campaign. They are currently writ large throughout the greater London market.

Jon Valk: Advertising Age

Jon Valk, Magazine Covers,
Jon Valk was contacted by Ad Age magazine to design and render a pain-free tattoo illustration for their April 26 Agency Issue cover.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

JOHN WALKER: THAT THE WORLD MAY KNOW DVD SERIES

John Walker,  Ray Vander Laan, The Image Group
In February The Image Group asked John Walker to create a series of paintings to be used in conjunction with a video presentation titled, "That the World May Know" the latest installment in historian Ray Vander Laan's DVD series.

JASON GREENBERG: LA TIMES BOOK REVIEW

Jason Greenberg, LA Times,
Jason Greenberg just completed this piece for the LA Times for an article on Spring Book Reading.

Kyle T. Webster: NY Observer Cover


Kyle T. Webster channels Boris and Natasha for this feature on the lovely people at Goldman Sachs this week.

Michael Glenwood: Best of Show

Michael Glenwood, Award Winners,
Michael Glenwood’s contribution to the 100 Heads for Haiti project has earned him Best of Show in the juried exhibition of the Illustrators Club of Washington, Maryland and Virginia.

Mark Smith: You Magazine

Mark Smith, Magazine Illustration
Here is a peek at Mark Smith’s most recent illustration for the good folks at weekly magazine, You, in the UK. The story is about hardworking wives and the article contains some pretty interesting statistics, to say the least!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

JACOB THOMAS: PROHIBITION MAP FOR NY MAGAZINE

Jacob Thomas, New York Magazine,
Jacob Thomas rose to the challenge of mapping Prohibition-Era Manhattan for New York Magazine recently.

JON KRAUSE: A RELAXATION PLAN

Jon Krause, The Atlantic Magazine,
Jon Krause's wry image, "A Relaxation Plan," appears in the gallery section of this month's Atlantic.

RYAN SNOOK: NATURAL HEALTH MAGAZINE

Ryan Snook, Natural Health Magazine
Ryan Snook illustrates How to Treat a Yeast Infection for Natural Health Magazine.

ANTONY HARE: FABRICE TOURRE FOR NY MAGAZINE

Antony Hare, New York Magazine
Antony Hare shows us the high-rolling side of Goldman Sachs' sub prime go-go guy Fabrice Tourre for this week's New York Magazine.

SEAN TIFFANY: WHAT’S THE CALL?

Sean Tiffany, Sports Illustrated Kids,
Sean Tiffany was contacted by Sports Illustrated Kids to create illustrations for their monthly column, "What's The Call?

WHERE IS MY VOTE?

School Of Visual Arts, Where is my Vote, Iran
This September, the School of Visual Arts in New York will hold an important exhibition entitled "Where is My Vote: Posters for the Green Movement in Iran".

Vault49: Queensgate Mall


Vault49 recently created this multimedia still life, featuring a variety of hand production techniques and digital illustration, for Queensgate shopping mall in the UK.

Jennifer Thermes: Adirondack Life

Jennifer Thermes, Maps,
Jennifer Thermes created this map of the St. Regis canoe wilderness area for an upcoming issue of Adirondack Life magazine.

Peggy Fussell: Caution


Peggy Fussell’s illustration, Caution, was chosen to be in the Illustrators Club of DC, MD and VA’s 15th Juried Exhibition. The show will be at PEPCO’s Edison Place Gallery in downtown Washington, DC from May 13, 2010 to June 26, 2010.

Monday, April 26, 2010

MATT DORFMAN: THE RAGING CENTER

Matt Dorfman, NY Times Book Review,
Another fast turnaround by Matt Dorfman for this week's Essay in the NY Times Book Review

ALEX NABAUM: MILLIONAIRE ASIA

Alex Nabaum, , Millionaire Asia Magazine
Alex Nabaum created a full page opener plus a half page and spot follow-up for the intrigingly titled Millionaire Asia magazine, published by Eight Custom Media in Hong Kong. The story was about mainland Chinese snapping up flats in Hong Kong.

TYLER JACOBSON: DUNGEONS & DRAGONS

Tyler Jacobson, Dungeons and Dragons, Wizards of the Coast,
Tyler Jacobson gets us right into the thick of it with his latest D&D character pieces for Wizards of the Coast.

David Vogin: Seattle Magazine

David Vogin, Magazine Illustration,
David Vogin has an illustration in the current issue of Seattle Magazine for a story on red light cameras.

Chris Gash: Spot-On!

Chris Gash, Magazine Illustration,
Chris Gash perfects the fine art of fast communication with his recent batch of spot assignments...

Doug Ross: Realtor Magazine


Doug Ross created six feature illustrations plus the cover for the April issue of Realtor magazine. April is the annual list issue, this year’s theme being "Your Best Ideas." Readers sent in their tips for successful marketing including curb appeal, social networking, photography and more.

Friday, April 23, 2010

CRAIG WARD: POLLEN CELLS

Craig Ward, Creative Review
This month's Creative Review cover, by Craig Ward, uses an image that was literally grown in an immunology lab using pollen cells.

MARTIN ANSIN: THE FLAMING LIPS FOR PLAYBOY MAGAZINE

Martin Ansin, Magazine Illustration,
Martin Ansin recently finished a portrait of Wayne Coyne, for Playboy Magazine's review of The Flaming Lips' new album, which is a start-to-finish cover of Pink Floyd's "The Dark Side of the Moon."

ANNA + ELENA BALBUSSO: INDIRA GANDHI


Indira Gandhi, who grew up in the powerful Nehru family, went on to become an integral part of modern day India's history. Anna & Elena Balbusso illustrated her life in an awarding winning children's book titled simply "Indira Gandhi," published by El Editions in 2009.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Tyler Jacobson: Last Days of the Comanches

Tyler Jacobson, Texas Monthly Magazine
Tyler Jacobson created this exquisite painting for Texas Monthly Magazine to illustrate an article By S. C. Gwynne titled, Last Days of the Comanches.

Doug Boehm: Seattle Pacific

Doug Boehm, Seattle Pacific University
This cover and interior piece were illustrated by Doug Boehm for Seattle Pacific University.

Meredith Hamilton: Mapping the World

Meredith Hamilton, Children's Book Illustration,
Meredith Hamilton’s newest entry in an award winning series, “A Child's Introduction to the World: Geography and Culture” ships to bookstores this month.

Lydia Hess: Soap Box Derby

Lydia Hess, Posters, Product Design
Lydia Hess designed and illustrated the poster and t-shirts for the15th Annual Region 1 Soap Box Derby Association’s Classic Race. This slice of Americana event, held every May, awards west coast bragging rights to the top racers in the region.

Dave Clegg: Jelly Belly Returns!


A couple of years ago, Jelly Belly discovered Dave Clegg on theispot and hired him to illustrate the packaging for some of their specialty candies such as Pet Dinosaur, Pet Crocodile, and Pet Tarantula.

Cathi Mingus: Mermaids

Cathi Mingus, puzzle
Cathi Mingus created sweet mermaid artwork for the latest in her series for Great American Puzzle Factory. The finished puzzle will have hidden elements that glow in the dark!

Jeremy Forson: Cigar Box Beauty

Jeremy Forson, Art Show
Ten of Jeremy Forson’s paintings will be featured in a group show opening in LA this weekend.

CIGAR BOX BEAUTY
Miss Scarlet in the Parlor
1282 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
Opening reception Saturday April 24 2010, 7pm-11pm
Available through May 22 2010

Tim Foley: Barrons

Tim Foley, Barrons, Magazine Illustration,
Tim Foley whipped out a couple of illustrations for Barrons investment news this week.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

COMMARTS 51ST ILLUSTRATION ANNUAL

Communication Arts 51st Illustration Annual,
Communication Arts Magazine's gorgeous 51st Illustration Annual hits the stands this month boasting work from 34 ispotters. We are particularly proud to note that many artists have not only multiple illustrations, but entire pages to themselves. Congratulations to all!

KYLE T WEBSTER: EDITORIAL FRESHNESS

Kyle T. Webster, Editorial
Kyle T Webster updates us on some of his terrific recent editorial work.

CHARLIE GRIAK: FACTORY WORK

Charlie Griak, State Street Corporation
Charlie Griak shares some recent industrial imagery for a State Street Corporation publication.

JAMES TAYLOR: LIFE IN 2050

James Taylor, Proud Central Gallery London, Sci Fi Film Festival
James Taylor exhibits this piece in the 'Life in 2050' exhibition, curated by Transmission for the 9th Sci-Fi-London Film Festival. The show kicks off tomorrow at Proud Central Gallery in London.

Jason Seiler: Miami New Times Cover

Jason Seiler, Magazine Covers,
It took Jason Seiler just four days to render the downfall of hip-hop legend Scott Storch for the current issue of Miami New Times.

Anne Wilson: Amazon Adventure

Anne Wilson, Book Cover, Children's Books
Anne Wilson brings the jungle alive with these delightfully friendly illustrations for her latest children’s book entitled “We’re Roaming in the Rainforest: An Amazon Adventure”.