Monday, December 29, 2014
Stephen Barnwell has written and lavishly illustrated Oneirognosis, a book designed to look like a 17th century alchemical folio. Filled with poetry and lyrical prose, it is a deep dive into an exploration not only of dreams, but of perception, reality, and the spiritual and material world.
Chris Gash: Why Can’t Doctors Identify Killers?
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Ruth Rowland was commissioned to decorate the cover of Country Living Magazine with hand lettered holiday abandon. Traditional rural imagery and cursive script were the inspiration for this festive piece.
Friday, December 19, 2014
Graham Smith illustrated the inevitable cover story for Phoenix New Times about police brutality against an unarmed black man. Graham shifted impact subtly with three different colorways based on the same charcoal drawing.
Dennis Wunsch's full page illustration for December's Scotsman Guide Commercial Edition accompanies an article about the different path that mortgage professionals may be required to take when working with the millennial generation.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Pete Ryan’s illustrations for Canadian Wildlife accompanied an article about Deinocheirus mirificus, a dinosaur discovered in 1965 that remained a mystery for 50 years. All that was found were the massive and terrifying arms and hands - the rest was a total unknown.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Reed Sprunger spent the months of June and July like a busy elf in the off-season, illustrating a holiday app, “Santa’s Merry Mission,” for Build-a-Bear Workshops. Download the app free in the iTunes store, be be forewarned: you will totally want to build at least one bear by the end of play!
Monday, December 15, 2014
Edel Rodriguez created a simple, powerful image to illustrate a review of “Fields of Blood,” a book about faith, politics and violence in the Middle East, for the New York Times.
Dennis Wunsch's illustration for the December Scotsman Guide Commercial Edition accompanies an article showing mortgage brokers and bankers how originators can benefit from the speed, transparency and reach of online peer-to-peer lending.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Barbara Hranilovich shares a preview of her exhibition coming up in February that will include the Red Dress series of paintings. “I wanted to explore a woman’s relationship with herself and the world around her through her simple interaction with a dress,” explains Barbara.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
John S. Dykes was commissioned by American University to illustrate a series of illustrations commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. John created a cover plus three and a half spreads in a sketchbook style, utilizing portraits, spots, and hand lettering to provide an overview of major moments in our country’s history.
Jason Seiler was commissioned for the second year running to participate in Time Magazine's Person of the Year selection. This year Jason illustrated a searing portrait of Massoud Barzani, who was chosen as a runner up to the Ebola Fighters.
Kirk Manley was commissioned to illustrate the official Walker Stalker New York/New Jersey Convention posters. The show two-day event is a celebration of the entertainment phenomenon that is “The Walking Dead,” featuring exhibitors, artist, actors, producers and fans of the TV show and comic book.
Molly Jacques' hand lettered a series of tough-love #Rockism teasers for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s new motivational TV show, Wakeup Call, premiering on TNT network.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Diana Marye Huff’s next children’s book, Isabella’s Big Bow, is all about a little girl who can’t resist tying one onto everything she sees: kittens, paintings, bumblebees… Diana’s jazzy, humorous illustrations keep her lighthearted story buzzing along.
Daniel Hertzberg was commissioned by the Wall Street Journal to illustrate “The Future of Everything,” a special section that explains where we’re heading and how we’ll get there. No pressure!
Taylor Callery’s illustration for The Atlantic accompanies an article about a man wrongfully imprisoned and the lasting consequences caused by the mishandling of his case by the Supreme Court.
Monday, December 8, 2014
Friday, December 5, 2014
Nell Pierce provided the lush painterly settings in a series of illustrations for Blue Moon Brewing Company’s regional advertising campaign. Her first landscape places the viewer at a riverside table with a cold Blue Moon beer, overlooking the city of Wichita, Kansas.