Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
The Society of Illustrators Los Angeles has announced the winners of their prestigious annual competition, Illustration West, now in its 48th year. Among those honored are numerous ispotters, several with medals. Congratulations to all!
Monday, June 28, 2010
The latest cover of EnergyBiz magazine features an illustration by Jurgen Mantzke for a story about the changes in the nuclear industry and how it is attempting to reinvent itself with cleaner energy and better public opinion.
Chris Beatrice created this cover illustration for the young adult adventure novel, "George Washington's Spy," published by Scholastic. The book is about a modern boy who travels back to the time of the American Revolution to help win the war. Pre-order a copy today, for November delivery, through Theispot.com Bookstore!
David Vogin's poster was selected to be displayed at the TEDxOilSpill conference in Washington, D.C.
TED conferences bring together the world’s leading thinkers and doers for a series of talks, presentations and performances. TEDxOilSpill will tackle the tough questions raised by the recent and ongoing environmental catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico.
Friday, June 25, 2010
One year ago, in the summer of 2009, Ispotter Harry Malt and his partner Chris Bianchi founded Bare Bones, a printed collection of art, writing, illustration and photography that believes in art for art's sake On Tuesday, June 29th at NYC's Envoy Enterprises, Bare Bones will be having their first US show featuring artwork from stateside based artists and of course, London's finest. They will also be introducing video for the first time, curated by artist Matt Lambert.
Stuart Bradford was called upon to illustrate the concept of personalized prescription drugs for the July-August issue of Utne Reader. The article profiles the founder of the Pink Army Cooperative, a "DIY drug company" based in Alberta, Canada, that operates as a virtual global collective of researchers and drug developers openly sharing their research.
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Jason Seiler threw some vintage Rolling Stones on the turntable and whipped up this portrait of Mick Jagger, circa 1972, for Las Vegas Weekly. The story is about the reissue of the Stones’ classic, “Exile on Main Street.”
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Limited edition giclée prints of illustrations by Ian Phillips for Derek McCormack’s books "Haunted Hillbilly" and "Western Suit" will be available in a raffle at the Dakota Tavern Toronto next week.
Ellen Weinstein took on the daunting topic, “How to Dress for Middle-Aged Success,” for a recent article in the LA Times. A woman of a certain age despairs at finding outfits that get her noticed. Then it hits her: The best dress is an invisibility cloak, and it's always right at hand.
Employee Benefit News got in touch with Mark Smith regarding an illustration for a story titled 'Will It Ever End?' The sub-title was - 'One COBRA extension after another leaves benefit professionals wondering whether, and when, they'll see a sunset on the subsidy.'
Shortly after participating in the "Enlighten!" one-night-only art show/auction in Los Angeles benefiting Inner City Arts Programs, Karen Greenberg was asked by Lamp In A Box to be one of a select group of artists to launch a new 'illustrators series' of lamp shades, available soon through LampInABox.com, museum shops and select galleries.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Jennifer Thermes cooked up this tasty map for the July issue of Charlotte Magazine, to illustrate an article about restaurants on Central Avenue. “Not wise to work on this kind of map when I'm hungry,” notes Jennifer…
Jon Reinfurt shares a couple of illustrations he’s done for the good folks at American Lawyer Media recently. The first one, concerning a feud between two five star hotels, appeared in American Lawyer Magazine.
This happy book was illustrated by Chuck Gonzales for the makers of LISTERINE® TOTAL CARE and REACH® TOTAL CARE and published by Chronicle Books. The story was developed to help spread healthy, happy smiles; for each book printed, the co-sponsors have made a generous donation to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s Tooth Fairy.
How do you get a dog to clean up after himself? Just enter the world of Liz Lomax and consider it done! Liz created a series of 3-D situations to illustrate a campaign for Frolic dog food, with the tagline, “Dogs Will Do Anything for It.”