Monday, January 26, 2015
Wesley Bedrosian’s weirdly accurate 3D caricature style nailed this illustration of Vladimir Putin trying to warm relations with Latin America for a recent issue of for Americas Quarterly.
Christina Wald illustrated a fascinating nature book for Capstone/Picture Window Books about the Christmas Island crab migration. Order a copy of this volume in the Extraordinary Migration series from Theispot.com Bookstore!
Zara Picken was commissioned by CSMA Club Life magazine to create an illustration for an article about attitudes to paid vacation in various countries around the world: how many days workers are entitled to versus how much of it they actually use.
Scott Roberts' illustration for Brigham Young University Alumni Magazine accompanies an article about “PIERRE,” which stands for Pseudo-Intelligent Evolutionary Real-time Recipe Engine. Can a computer be creative in the kitchen?
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Kirsten Ulve’s cover illustration for the New York Observer is a semi-abstract, completely accurate group portrait of this year’s Best Actress nominees, featuring Julianne Moore as the frontrunner.
James Yang’s illustration for Nautilus magazine accompanies an article that contrasts the creative with the technical. A robot might be programmed to go through the motions of painting, it but can’t capture the eloquence, the subtlety, the nuance of a human artist.
Alison Seiffer’s illustration for The New York Times Styles section demonstrates that for new media power brokers, lunch is spent at the keyboard or on the run and definitely martini-free.
Goni Montes has been collaborating with Adobe for the past two months to create these fantastical illustrations for their Creative Cloud Dreamweaver learning site. The dreamlike images feature different aspects of the program and take the creative process to a whole new level…
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
James Yang’s illustration for the Harvard Law Review accompanied an article about using the collaborative process with the assistance of many peers and advisors to develop more effective law professors. An organic image that calls to mind a support network was the visual solution.
Michael Waraksa’s illustration for the New York Times “Applied Science” business column accompanies an article suggesting that as people gain authority their voice quality changes, becoming measurably steadier in pitch, more varied in volume and less strained.
Chris Gash illustrated how to improve one’s mood disorder by writing about oneself for the “Well” column:
John Roman’s recently-released eBook, “50 Markets of Illustration” will be the focal point of an event on Saturday, January 31, from 1 to 5 p.m. at The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA.
Monday, January 19, 2015
Anna Sutor illustrated an article in the Hamilton College alumni magazine, The Hamilton Review, featuring eight admissions essays from prospective students that really got the applicants through the door.
Laura Watson’s fun book illustration / character design project, Teeth Fairies, is now available. The book and doll gift set are designed to celebrate that great passage of childhood, the loosening and loss of baby teeth. Order a Teeth Fairies set today in Theispot.com Bookstore!
Pete Ryan’s illustration and slippery little animation accompany an article for The New York Times about insurance payment systems that impose greater responsibility for cost control and quality improvement on providers.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Dennis Wunsch created the illustration and page design for a January Scotsman Guide Residential Edition feature that details six steps that will help close more loans with hard money lenders , when a bank says no.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Gabriel Moreno’s frisky series of illustrations promoting premium brand Vodka Cruiser drive a campaign based on the pre-party excitement of getting ready for a big night! The work appears in magazines, digital media, web, and outdoor.
Michael Cho designed and illustrated the new branding for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, to be used for their 2015 initiative. In light of recent world events, freedom of expression in the arts is a right that needs to be defended more than ever, efforts supported by the CBLDF.
Leticia Plate was tapped to illustrate the month of February for the Whole Foods Market 2015 Calendar. This year's theme is recipes created with the store brand 365 Everyday Value product line;
Leticia envisioned Polenta Stacks with Artichokes and Feta… mmmmm!
Leticia envisioned Polenta Stacks with Artichokes and Feta… mmmmm!
Chris Gash illustrated a spread and additional half page for a feature in Americas Quarterly about the divide between academics and seasoned policymakers with regard to US relations in Latin America.
Friday, January 9, 2015
Daniel Bueno illustrated the updated cover for Popeye Classic Comics #29, edited by Yoe Comics and IDW. The character appears in the geometric shapes of Daniel’s style, as he explores graphic elements suggested by the dynamism of Popeye’s movements and punches.
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Dave Arkle’s illustration for a recent issue of Exhibitor Magazine accompanies an article about the difficulty of measuring Social Media's success via the internet: less of a sprint, more of a long haul.
Gerald & Cullen Rapp have responded to yesterday’s horrific murders in Paris, which targeted cartoonists exercising their right to free speech.
Daniel Hertzberg’s illustration helped the Wall Street Journal Arena section ring out the old last week, covering their “Best of 2014” issue including film, music, TV, art, architecture, fashion, and theater.
Allan Burch’s classic portrait style combines realism with raw energy to capture likenesses of presidents, popes, and pop stars (as well as folks like you and me) for a variety of illustration clients.
Jon Valk designed and illustrated the chilling cover of “White Out,” a memoir of heroin addiction, detox, treatment, and finally into recovery, published by Hazelden. The cover was included in PRINT magazine’s Regional Design Annual.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Jem Robinson was commissioned to illustrate the 2015 edition of The World in Your Kitchen Calendar, published by New Internationalist, the world's leading independent publisher of magazines and books on global social justice and sustainable development.
Michal Dzieken was commissioned by DDB Warsaw to create 13 detailed illustrations for the 2015 PKO Bank Polski calendar. The theme for the calendar was “Digital reconstruction of classic Polish films”… Michal’s antic tableaux bring the concept immediately to life.