Thursday, July 31, 2014
Dave Ember designed and illustrated this logo for the Bend Ale Trail, delightfully loose guide which connects brew pubs throughout the beautiful mountain town of Bend, Oregon.
Orlando Arocena’s high-design poster illustration for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes attracts and intimidates in equal measure.
Daniel Bueno is one of six Brazilian illustrators whose work is celebrated in “Acrobatas das Formas - Neue Illustrationen Aus Brasilien,” an exhibition being held at international children's bookshop Mundo Azul, in Berlin, Germany. Through August 31 / Choriner Str. 49 / Prenzlauer Berg / Berlin.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Jason Seiler’s epic book on the business of illustration, The Complete Artist, is now available: nearly 300 pages of behind the scenes, step by step paintings and illustrations for magazines, books and film.
Roy Scott created a colorful montage illustration for Smithsonian Magazine to accompany a feature about heat waves. The article explored the devastating toll heat can take on human life, as well as cutting edge research to predict a sustained temperature spike.
Michael Waraksa’s illustration for the New York Times Applied Science column accompanies an article about “precrastinators,” defined as people who finish things sooner than they need to get them done.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Taylor Callery continues to work hard through the lazy summer months, producing a new batch of illustrations just under the August wire. This feature for The Hollywood Reporter is about the top 25 film schools in the nation.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Friday, July 25, 2014
Kevin Sprouls’ product illustration skills were called for by Grey Advertising to create a Father’s Day campaign featuring Crown Royal Canadian Whiskey. Initially conceived as a black and white hero image for newspaper, the project was such a success that a color version was commissioned as well.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Joe Wilson’s crystalline line illustration style is a perfect match for this lovely Crabtree & Evelyn packaging. His simple floral drawing adorns their latest line of fragrances and creams, “English Honey and Peach Blossom.”
Julie Dillon is running a kickstarter campaign to fund the first issue of what is to be an annual publication, Imagined Realms. The Hugo Award nominated illustrator focuses on positive and diverse representations of women in fantasy and science fiction.
Brian Stauffer illustrated "The Word That Killed Our Friendship," an article about the irreparable damage inflicted on a treasured friendship when the "N word" was spoken, for Readers Digest.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Joyce Hesselberth’s illustration for Science Times in the NY Times accompanies an article about newly established flavors beyond sweet, salty, sour and bitter. Fatty and soapy, anyone?
Chi Birmingham marks his one-year anniversary illustrating the weekly Business travel column for the New York Times. Below, two for the road on the grim topics of phone bombers and corporate liability issues:
Monday, July 21, 2014
Taylor Callery’s illustration for the NY Times Sunday Business section accompanies “The Job That Keeps Playing In My Head,” a writer’s memory of the frustrating year she spent trying to sell real estate.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Michal Dziekan worked with Disney - Hyperion publishing to illustrate the wraparound cover and high-energy chapter openers for Clete Barret Smith's new book, "Magic Delivery".
Tyler Jacobson was commissioned by Brigham Young University to create a narrative mural illustrating historical events in the life of the founder. This specific scene shows Brigham Young leading a group of followers across the Mississippi River to the town of Quincy.
Steven Noble was commissioned by One Good Arrow to create a brand-mark to help establish their new premium whiskey, “William Wolf.” The character, illustrated on scratchboard to create an old woodcut look, evokes something out of the rustic Old South, complete with banjo, suit, and hat.
Rob Dobi produced two topical illustrations based on the current news cycle that use color to help convey the concept. This image is a reaction to people who still perceive homosexuality as a curable illness:
Paul Garland’s illustration for the latest issue of CURRENTS Magazine (CASE) accompanies an article on a new US Government initiative to assist colleges and universities in erasing the problem of sexual assault and violence.