Friday, June 27, 2014
Ruth Rowland created the opulent hand lettering for The Field of Cloth of Gold by Glenn Richardson. The title refers to a spectacular Tudor festival of competition and entertainment which aimed to secure a permanent settlement between England and France in 1520.
Anna + Elena Balbusso produced two illustrations for “Little Knife,” a young adult fantasy story from Tor.com. The first image represents a big wave in the guise of a woman that sweeps away the forest.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Mark Summers takes illustration to a grand scale with these portraits for Barnes and Noble's new Nook headquarters in Palo Alto, CA. Each of the illustrations was etched onto the glass doors of their namesake conference rooms. Doors to the Richard Feynman conference room:
Paul Morton’s regular client, Morrisons, wanted to give a photo opportunity to their younger customers. Children can now pop their head through and have a memorable pic taken with Mr. Ginger as he cruises in to a breathtaking finish. And yes, he's already bagged that yellow jersey!
Andy Ward was commissioned by Morrisons, a major UK supermarket chain to illustrate a clan of “Cel-EGG-rity” hand painted eggs as part of an interactive Twitter campaign. Members of the public tweeted suggestions; Andy responded and painted them the same day, documenting the process and providing video footage and photos to post on Twitter.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
James Steinberg’s illustration for AARP’s blog centered on the keywords "theft" and "healthcare." “A conceptual illustrator's job is to find images universally recognizable images and merge or distill them into a picture that is easily read and hopefully fresh and striking,” says James.
Pete Ryan pushed his painting skills out of the editorial arena and whipped up these bright packaging illustrations for Kiju Organic Fruit Juice, in stores across the US and Canada now.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
John Tomac’s illustration for the June issue of Atlanta Magazine accompanies a feature a discussing state laws barring same-sex marriage that have been overturned around the country, and evolving views on the subject in the Peach State.
James O’Brien illustrated an article for the New York Times Sunday Styles section about a brave new type of summer camp where kids take a break from mentioning physical appearance, including clothing.
James Yang's fun series of illustrations for American Teacher magazine accompanied a feature about math anxiety. James’ approach was simply to imagine the feeling of a child being overwhelmed with a flood of numbers.
Karen Greenberg’s series of five illustrations done for the Wall Street Journal Holiday Gift Guide: Books was accepted into the 3x3 International Pro Show, in the editorial/lifestyle category. Shown is the cover and four of the 14 illustrated labels and banners produced for the project.
Eric Hanson’s latest illustration for Southern Living Magazine maps out the dense deliciousness of Eastern North Carolina’s best barbecue joints. Loosen your belts and start your engines!
Jon Reinfurt’s illustration for Minnesota Magazine accompanied a memoir about the author’s childhood golf outing with his father at a haunted resort town. Ghosts never actually appear in the story but the memory itself became the thing that haunted the author as time went on and his relationship with his father deteriorated.
Ken Orvidas’ cover illustration for The Boston Consulting group sends the message that it’s not enough to simply study or measure well-being… rather, governments should be integrating well-being into the development of public policy.
John Kachik created this illustration for Texas Co-Op Power, to accompany a story about traveling by stagecoach in the 1850s, and what supplies were required to make the arduous journey.
Anna + Elena Balbusso have had twelve illustrations accepted into this year’s 3x3 International ProShow, including a Silver Medal for "The Canterbury Tales," illustrated book, five images; a Distinguished Merit for "Pride and Prejudice," illustrated book, 5 images; one Merit for “Number 62” and one Honorable Mention for “Autoimmune Disease,” both US editorial.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Dennis Wunsch created this full page illustration for the June Scotsman Guide Residential edition to accompany an article warning mortgage brokers that marketing to borrowers using only numbers, without a personal touch, can be a real nightmare.
Taylor Callery’s first solo exhibition will take place at Gallery 788 in Baltimore next month. "REACT" is an ongoing series of acrylic and collage paintings on wood, inspired by the gritty energy of street art.
Daniel Bueno’s illustrations received one Merit and numerous Honorable Mentions in the latest 3 x 3 Picture Book Show. Daniel’s character Mônica published in the book "Mônica(s)" received Merit prize. Illustrations from "Flavia-Flavia” and "The Hole” were also honored.
Zara Picken has had two series of her illustrations accepted into the 3 x 3 International Pro Show. “Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry” received Merit in the Self-Promotional category, as did her series for “Brunswick Review,” in the Editorial category.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Paul Garland’s latest illustration for MoneySense magazine accompanies an article on the optimum time to retire in order to collect your pension. If you quit right before a Bull Market your portfolio will thrive, but if you retire before a downturn you risk outliving your money.
Daniel Bueno's illustration series, published in Pesquisa Fapesp magazine, received Honorable Mention from the latest 3 x 3 International Pro Show. All four were created for the "Good Practices" section of this magazine on the topic of ethics in science.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Laura Watson illustrated the new menu for Caffé Demetré, a 12-location chain of desserts-only restaurants. The brief for the project was an illustrator's dream: wide open. The client wanted something wild and fun, with lots of saucy little details and a fanciful focus on their yummy sweet treats. Coming right up!
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Taylor Callery created the cover and feature illustrations for Harvard Magazine, celebrating innovation guru Clayton Christensen. The interior illustrations depict his ideas, theories, and research on disk drives and bringing WiFi to poor African villages through means of unmanned aerial vehicles such as drones.
Dan Stiles’ Baby’s First Book Blocks are chunky little board books shaped like blocks, featuring high-contrast colors, eye-catching shapes, and colorful patterns. These mini books are designed to entice infants to focus and develop their visual acuity (and withstand plenty of drool!) Buy a set today in Theispot.com Bookstore!