David Plunkert created a set of slightly creepy illustrations for Science Channel's Oddities, for use on merchandise such as T-shirts and notepads.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Phil Marden’s illustration for the New York Times Real Estate section accompanies an article cautioning consumers about bait-and-switch tactics used by unscrupulous realtors to pull in customers with fake listings.
Joyce Hesselberth illustrated a story about the quest to make travel more comfortable, specifically as it relates to a good night’s sleep, for the Travel section of the New York Times.
Friday, March 28, 2014
Munro Campagna team up with a museum or other public institution to publish a gorgeous, topical 4-color calendar. The project brings together printers, paper companies and designers to produce the final project, this year celebrating The Field Museum in Chicago.
Tom Foty, July:
Tom Foty, July:
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Joyce Hesselberth’s very first pot illustration appeared in The Boston Globe, accompanying an article pondering whether marijuana would become legal before happy hour in the Bay State.
Michael Waraksa’s anthropomorphic smartphone illustration accompanied an article in The New York Times Technology section about missteps taken in marketing HTC’s highest-profile product, the One.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Cheryl Chalmers illustrated a series of seven portraits for Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. The vibrant watercolors depict dedicated hospital nurses, incorporating their passions and endeavors.
Pepper Tharp has another stylish illustrated campaign coming out for her beloved client, The Container Store, built around the tagline, “Love your Luggage… Go Organized!” Meanwhile, she’s off on island-hopping travels of her own…
John Tomac’s illustration for Grantland accompanies an article on the surprisingly large number of men who get vasectomies in mid-March so they have an excuse to skip work during the first two days of the NCAA basketball tournament.
Mark Smith is exhibiting this painting at EVA Studios this weekend for the Exeter Open Studios event in the UK. Then it's off to its new owner, Obama's speech writer. He wanted this to hang in his office in the White House; hard to say no to a request like that!
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Josée Bisaillon recently completed the illustrations for her latest picture book, “Winter’s Coming,” which follows Lily the snowshoe hare as she explores the environmental shifts that signal the changing seasons. Pre-order a copy now in Theispot.com Bookstore!
James Yang shares part two of his series illustrated for Experience Life Magazine about misinformation in the food industry. The main theme is a disturbing conflict of interest: research made public about food is often actually marketing for giant food industries.
Michael Cho’s debut graphic novel, “Shoplifter”, will be published by Pantheon Books in September 2014. Michael’s stark two-color illustrations trace a young woman’s search for happiness and self-fulfillment in the big city.
David Plunkert let his versatility run wild in two recent illustration jobs. For Denver 5280 magazine, Dave Illustrated "Top Shelf: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Mixing, Sipping, and Making Colorado's Expanding Craft Spirits Lineup."
Friday, March 21, 2014
Patrick George’s latest transformative kids’ book takes a playful romp through career choices. Each spread describes a different job little ones might do when they’re older; transparent pages flip over to complete a picture, neatly transforming the person into what they want to be.
Ellen Byrne illustrated a fun and inviting map of Baltimore's Inner Harbor, National Aquarium, Maryland Science Center (where dinosaurs roam), American Visionary Art Museum, Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse, ships, water taxis, Camden Yards, Poes' grave, proper downtown, and "Hon Fest's" flamingo.
Jean Tuttle has been commissioned no fewer than three times by the Wall Street Journal to create illustrated logos for Fashion Week. The first set of shown below accompanied their coverage of the recent events held in New York, London, Milan and Paris.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Cindy Salans Rosenheim was commissioned to create a series of chalkboard style advertisements for a new bike rental operation in front of the iconic Ferry Building on San Francisco's Embarcadero waterfront. A large big-front-wheeled Victorian bicycle displayed in front mandated that Cindy go with an old-fashioned theme for this eight foot square signage:
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Sean Tiffany’s latest illustrations for Sports Illustrated Kids’ “What’s the Call?” feature are as action-packed as ever. This issue is on the stands now so if you're a kid, have a kid, or are a kid at heart, pick up a copy and see if you can figure out what the umpire’s call should be!
Rick Tulka is one of the 21 illustrators participating in the DC Comics / Mad Magazine April Fool’s Day cover mash-up, which features Alfred E. Neuman posing as a variety of superheroes.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Ellen Byrne created this illustration for the 21st Annual Frederick Festival of the Arts Poster. This juried, three-day fine arts festival, held each June in downtown Frederick, MD, features over 110 artists from across the country, two stages of live entertainment, children’s activities, food, and much more.
Brian Stauffer’s illustration for the New York Times Op Ed, illustrating a piece on the missing Malaysian airliner, took two forms today. For the print version, it was all about blank space as absence:
Mike Tofanelli created this portrait for the current issue of UC Riverside's alumni magazine. The subject is Shah Selbe, who has been named a 2013 National Geographic Emerging Explorer for his work as a marine conservationist.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Keith Negley's illustration for The New Yorker accompanies an article about a man who saved another person’s life simply by asking him to talk, and how that relates to the current epidemic of suicides.
Paul Garland’s “White Bear” is a recipient of the Serco Prize for Illustration 2014, sponsored by Transport London. It is on show at the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden through April 6th, where prints and posters may be purchased directly.
Angela McKay has been regularly contributing the charming spot illustrations that adorn the monthly feature, "Make Life Lovely," in Country Homes & Interiors Magazine in the UK.
Zara Picken created the illustrations and co-wrote the story for "Where did the Oddsoks go?” an interactive children’s book app available on the iPad, developed and published in collaboration with Storypanda.