Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Oliver Butcher gave us a sneak peek to his dark storyboard illustrations for a music video currently being produced by Lynch and Leigh studios. The video is an abstract and surreal take on the classic story of a black widow killing her prey.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Monday, August 29, 2011
Nick Rotondo illustrated an article for the most recent issue of The Korn/Ferry Institute's Briefings magazine on Liechtenstein-based power-tool manufacturer Hilti's transformation into a global player.
Jesse Lenz created this tempestuous illustration for Popular Mechanics to illustrate an article on what happens when a super storm strikes New York. The author used U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' calculations in addition to data from other super storms to examine how much damage a direct hit by even a mild hurricane could cause the city.
Michele Rosenthal had loads of fun creating her latest batch of hip patterns for stationary company Dabney Lee. The names of the surface patterns are: Arcade, Wild Horses, Mia, Peekaboo, Bruno, and Harvey.
Shaw Nielsen’s super-fun map for Scream Scram promotes an upcoming Halloween inspired 5k run/walk in Denver’s Washington Park. Proceeds from Scream Scram go towards helping the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver.
James Yang had fun creating these four identity illustrations depicting climate change, oceans, arctic and fresh water, for the World Wildlife Federation of Canada. “Seemed like the perfect time to share after an Irene filled weekend,” says James.
Friday, August 26, 2011
David Fullarton was recently asked by The Imperial College, London to create a portrait of the author of an article in their alumni magazine, Imperial. “I’m always a bit nervous about doing portraits, but when I received the photograph of my intended victim my heart leapt, since he had topped off a ‘characterful’ physiognomy with this truly remarkable coiffure,” enthused David.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Julie McLaughlin created an illustration plus a set of portraits for literary romp that appeared in The National Post - it began with a sentence given to a writer (“He’d/She’d always hated the summer”), who wrote a few paragraphs then passed it on to another writer, with 11 Canadian writers participating in total. The final product is “The Fine Art of Basking.”
[[posterous-content:pid___0]]Adam A. Doyle illustrates another joke for Loaded magazine: If you ever get attacked by a tiger, throw moisturizing cream at it- it blocks the pores. (Pores, Paws… get it?) “I try to make every illustration my best even if the joke I’m illustrating isn't that funny,” sighs Adam.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Tom Richmond’s parody of the TV hit “Parks and Recreation” graces the current issue (#511) of MAD Magazine. So what are you waiting for, clod? Go out and buy a furshlugginer copy, already!