Friday, February 28, 2014
Judith Drews’ fans worldwide have awaited the next story involving little Mimi Maus. And now here she is, featured in “Mimi Maus and the Easter Bunny,” alongside furry friends for cuddling.
Dave Cutler is producing an ongoing series of 20 illustrations for longtime client, Boston Consulting Group. The images will appear on report covers to be distributed to their clients worldwide, focusing on BCG core topics such as market direction, leadership and various investment strategies.
Christina Wald’s latest book, “A Cool Summer Tail,” has just been released by Sylvan Dell. Written by Carrie Pearson, it is a companion to Christina’s well received 2012 book, “A Warm Winter Tail.” Pick up a copy of each in Theispot.com Bookstore.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Rocco Baviera created the cover and a series of interior illustrations for the latest issue of Philanthropic Trends Quarterly which dealt with the importance of strategy within organizations, the need for an integrated game plan and the value of simplicity.
Patrick George was delighted to be invited to give a workshop at the Imagine Children’s Festival in London’s Southbank Centre this past month. “Exploring Magic Transformation” is an interactive creative session using laminated cards and acetate sheets based on their series of books.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Keith Negley illustrated an op-ed piece for The New York Times about the controversy surrounding a newly unveiled life-size statue of Denmark Vesey, a black abolitionist who was executed in 1822 for leading a failed slave rebellion in Charleston, S.C.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Jeff Crosby’s latest picture book, “The Rockabilly Goats Gruff,” published by Holiday House, is a snazzy, music-themed version of a classic story that both children and adults will enjoy.
Andrea Cobb illustrated The Rose Angel for the cover and featured editorial of Angels on Earth Magazine. This story, called "Angel in Bloom," is about a young girl who places roses on her mother's grave.editor
Jean Tuttle’s sure design chops and wicked sense of humor combined perfectly in this logo illustration for the Wall Street Journal’s recent coverage of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Tom Richmond nails another perfectly illustrated parody for MAD Magazine, this time poking fun at “The Hunger Games,” starring “the paroxetine teen, the depressant adolescent, the grim-as-hell mademoiselle, Katfood Aspercreme!”
Sean Tiffany brings us right up to the minute with his very latest set of illustrations for Sports Illustrated Kids’ perennially popular column, “What’s the Call?”
Chi Birmingham cleverly fashions a snowflake out of grounded airplanes for this week’s New York Times “On the Road” illustration, discussing the record number of flight cancellations this winter.
Joyce Hesselberth illustrates an article for the New York Times Science Times section about the “peer effect” of your child’s randomly assigned college roommate, which can affect everything from academic performance to freshman weight gain.
Peter Strain designed, hand lettered and illustrated this movie poster for the premier of Wes Anderson’s new movie, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” at the Queen’s Film Theatre in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Scott Pollack’s illustration for the Sunday Wall Street Journal accompanies an article making an argument that younger Mutual Funds may perform better than older, more established ones.
Paul Garland created four illustrations for the latest issue of Remodeling Magazine. For the “Your Business” section, Paul shatters the glass ceiling to accompany an article on the theme of female bosses in the construction industries:
Anna + Elena Balbusso illustrated the cover for a new edition of The Canterbury Tales by creating a portrait of the author, Geoffrey Chaucer, composed of his own characters. The Balbussos have twelve more color illustrations within.
Danny Schwartz’s illustration for Scientific American accompanies an article about the brain's tendency to stick with familiar ideas that can literally blind us to superior solutions; chess grandmasters were used as the prime example
Friday, February 21, 2014
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Niklas Asker illustrated the cover story of the Barnard College quarterly magazine, "Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection", excerpted from Deborah Spar's new book.
David Vogin’s illustration ran big, bold and just a little bit creepy, on page one of the New York Times Home section today, for an article about the new breed of home surveillance systems.
Chris Gash is keeping the illustration fires burning through the long dark winter days with lots of inventive imagery. For Counselor Magazine, illustrating a story about how to win government contracts:
Richard Borge’s recent illustration for The Progressive accompanied an article about the loss of jobs in the US ushered in by NAFTA. But it was the title, “Stopping the Giant Sucking Sound,” that gave Richard his visual punch line.
Dennis Wunsch illustrated a feature article for February's Scotsman Guide Commercial edition about the surprising upside of seemingly onerous due diligence deposits.
Davide Bonazzi created the engaging illustrations for the video "Copyright & Creativity," now appearing on the Copyright User Portal, an independent online resource aimed at making UK Copyright Law accessible to creators and members of the public.
Roy Scott shares a few favorite projects from his busy winter assignment docket. First up, a graphic that was used on a poster for The Friends of The Cynwyd Heritage Trail's MLK Day of Service:
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Doug Chayka was interviewed by Communication Arts magazine recently, on the topic of his life and evolution as an illustrator. The article is titled, "Inventive and Spontaneous" – see Doug’s recent work for the Boston Globe, below, and you’ll understand why.
Alex Nabaum was commissioned by Utah ad agency Fluid to illustrate a call for entries poster for the Salt Lake City chapter of the American Advertising Awards, urging all creative to “Prepare to Fight like a Dog.”
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Brian Taylor created postcards from the road, complete with evocative hand lettering, for the cover illustration of Capital Business, a sister publication of the Washington Post.
Steven Salerno created a whimsical illustration for a New York Times Travel Section piece on museums around the world that provide interesting after hour events for patrons to experience, such as actually sleeping overnight in the museum, among the fossils, dinosaur skeletons and various others creatures on display.