Friday, August 29, 2014
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Merrill Rainey called upon his inner-child for inspiration when illustrating the Sept./Oct. issue of Jack & Jill Magazine. He was asked to create a Halloween board game activity for some good old-fashion fun, showcasing one of his favorite times of the year: The Spooky Season!
Mark Hanley scared up a classic Haunted House illustration for non-profit animal shelter Pet Project, Inc., to promote their annual Halloween adoption campaign. The image, rendered on an iPad using just one app and one stylus, was adapted for use as a large scale wall hanging as well as print and collateral advertising.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
James Fryer’s illustration for the Times Higher Education's opinion page accompanies an article noting the many parallels between Stalin's Russia and the operation of today's universities in the UK.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Stuart Bradford’s illustration for the “Well” column in the New York Times shows how couples who clarify goals before marriage appear to have better relationships than couples who simply let inertia carry them through major transitions.
Solene Debies creates an on-going series of fun fashion illustrations for “Magnifique by Cristina,” the weekly TV show of French Stylist to the Stars, Cristina Cordula. Solene illustrates the fashion trends and Cristina's advice on how every woman can be "Magnifique," based on their body type.
Barbara Hranilovich will have an exhibition of her engaging, yet mysterious, encaustic work opening on Wednesday, September 10, at the Arts Council of Greater Lansing in Michigan. "Embracing Encaustic" will hang from September 2 through October 29. Visitors will see a variety of approaches to this exciting medium.
Jeff Grunewald’s dynamic stadium illustration for Chili's restaurants in Latin America was used as a door wrap during the World Cup games. The shirts of the spectators were created as separate layers, to be changeable for different countries' team colors.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Dennis Wunsch created this feature illustration for an article in Scotsman Guide Commercial edition about new guidelines from Fannie Mae that measure the health of older multifamily properties as they age.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Urs J. Knobel did this illustration of the Academy Award-winning British film director, producer, screenwriter, and video artist for VIC-Newsletter. McQueen won the Award for “12 Years a Slave”.
Scott Pollack created this illustration for a senior living magazine that discusses a new generation of low-cost products that make it easier than ever to keep an eye on residents.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Gregory Manchess worked with Anheuser Busch and Tarras Productions to create a series of paintings for TV ads re-telling a magical Christmas story from the early days of WWI. British and German soldiers took a brief peaceful ceasefire to venture out into No Man's Land and play a friendly game of football soccer...
Cathi Mingus shares her latest foray into the hearts and minds of tween girls nationwide: sweet illustrations for the “Picture Perfect” series from HarperCollins. Find these fun friendship stories for girls in stores starting January 2015.
Daniel Hertzberg’s richly textured illustration for the Boston Globe Op-Ed accompanied an article on Democrats from the South: they criticize Obama and are anti-EPA, pro-death penalty and pro-gun. But all they’re really trying to do is get more votes from the Right.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Doug Chayka’s full page illustration for the August/September issue of PRINT Magazine accompanies an article on the power of memory as a communicative device which many designers struggle to employ.
Paul Garland’s illustration assignment for Harvard Magazine was to show the difference between the complex information process of a human brain and that of a chimp. Paul took inspiration from Rodin's “The Thinker,” adding his own playful concept and color.
Pete Ryan’s illustration for The Boston Globe accompanied a feature about a couple’s plan to renovate a newly purchased, dark old house. After finding out the previous owners wanted but were never able to have children, they decided the best way to renovate was to “fill the house with children.”
Dennis Wunsch created this feature illustration for the August Scotsman Guide Residential Edition to accompany an article about ways in which mortgage originators can take advantage of today's soaring world of mobile commerce.
Friday, August 15, 2014
CF Payne illustrated the cover for David Potter's book "The Left Behinds - The iPhone that saved George Washington," a story that combines time travel, humor and American history in a whirlwind adventure.
Ruth Rowland chose some old and much loved brushes to create loose hand lettering for Jamie Magazine’s Italian Special. Designed to complement the rustic photography, Ruth’s lettering is inspired by Italian Paisan brush script.
Michal Dziekan’s cover illustration for the September/October issue of The American Interest accompanies a feature on the business of higher education, which is dangerously overdue for a make-over.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
John Tomac's illustration for Grantland.com accompanied a feature that looks at the ways Japanese baseball teams make their pitch to attract foreign-born players to Nippon Professional Baseball.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Ken Orvidas’ illustration for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines accompanies an article asserting that not only do plants think, they also act. For instance, tomatoes can sense when they are under attack by an insect and signal the bug’s natural predator(s) for help.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Chris Gash’s illustration for the NY Times Science Times, accompanied a feature on new editing software that allows the user to dimensionally rotate objects in a photo using a database of 3D models.
James Yang’s illustration series for Scientific American accompanied articles about the science and structure of language. In the first, a study found that bilingual people convey more empathy in their native tongue vs a second language
Agent Illustrateur was commissioned by Sixt Car Rentals in France to create an illustrated interactive map of the French Basque Country, promoting the beautiful car trip you can make with key suggestions for where to go and what to do.
Leon Mussche illustrated a simple yet effective visual identity for Jasper Erkens personal coaching practice in Amsterdam. Three questions (Who am I? What do I do? How do I work?) plus two colors equals the basis of a total print and online identity.