Ken Orvidas’s piece done for the New York Times: Science Times, about child safety during summer play, was accepted into the Society of Illustrators 53rd Annual exhibition.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Scott Brundage rose happily to the challenge of illustrating the unsteady financial future of colleges and universities for The Deal magazine. The art director encouraged Scott to push the "unsteady" aspect of the piece and have fun with it... (more)
Spectrum continues to be THE showcase for fantastic and fantasy art—the sheer variety of style, tone and media and subject matter is stunning. Starting with Gregory Manchess’s front cover painting, the 17th edition is rich with the work of more than a dozen ispotters, many with multiple images. Congratulations to all!
Chris Whetzel was super psyched to get an assignment for the 2010 Major League Baseball World Series Program. Along with the usual scorecard and player info, the program also features great articles for the fans to enjoy.
Monday, November 29, 2010
Jeanine Henderson illustrated a fun story on a cool short-fiction blog, Secret Lives of the Unemployed, that chronicles three Brooklyn neighbors, who after a year of being unemployed stop looking for work and embrace their lives of permanent hooky.
Winter may still be a few weeks away, but John Tomac is helping college students focus on their plans for next summer already with this image for Fordham University’s 2011 Summer Session course catalog.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
La Boca is pleased to be featured in the new issue of Eight: 48, a magazine focused on the art of poster design. The magazine highlights a new colourway of La Boca's design for Sixpack film "It was On Earth That I Knew Joy" directed by Jean-baptiste de Laubier.
[[posterous-content:pid___0]]Kurt Huggins & Zelda Devon reveal another series of beautiful illustrations commissioned by Pearson Education. This set features the tale of King Charlemagne.
Joe McKendry cooks up this crazy / cozy Thanksgiving feast for this week’s Village Voice cover. The issue features the Thanksgiving Week Honor Roll, a yearly shout-out to those who labor behind the scenes to bring dignity and fairness to New York City.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Jesse Kuhn created this extremely interactive full page illo for Pamona College. The story was about the hiring process at Google and the man in charge of that process, Laszlo Bock, who just happens to be a Pamona alumnus.
Peggy Fussell’s assignments from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden are always a lot of fun. This one was for an article in the current issue of Plants & Garden News about the challenges of growing hedges for privacy. Patience, my dear…
Jeremy Forson’s edgy illustrations of hot chicks with tattoos caught the eye of LIVE_F>A>S>T>, the online magazine of fashion, art, sex and travel. They featured Jeremy and his work in a recent Q & A.
Monday, November 22, 2010
Ryan Snook looks forward to his regular assignments from Indianapolis Monthly magazine because they’re always just so darn fun! This month was no exception, with humorous story about a father teaching his son to drive and regretting it ever since.
Spring Design Partners in New York tapped into Steven Noble’s expertise in woodcut style illustrations for colorful new Altoids packaging. Known for their Curiously Strong Mints, Altoids has now branched out to sours, gum and sugar free mints.
Jason Seiler was honored to illustrate an article for this year’s World Series program with a full page and two spots. Jason’s looser, more painterly style worked well with the subject matter (and the tight timetable!)
Friday, November 19, 2010
Luma invited Vault 49 to be a part of their Bespoke: Creative project where artists are asked to create two bike frames. “Inspired by the city we inhabit, we let our creativity run route across these two frames,” the team enthuses. “Here are a few sneaky pics from the exhibition, which took place in the heart of London’s Shoreditch.”
Thanks to theispot, Jose Pardo just finished a big project for High Noon Books, a publisher specializing in books for young, struggling readers. The project involved five book covers, including Space Pirates, shown here, and 15 interior illustrations.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Pete Ryan pulled together three very cohesive images for three different articles appearing in RBC Dexia, the magazine of Royal Bank, Canada. The first article was about smaller, alternative investments reinventing themselves as good investments rather than certain debt.