Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Michael Gelen created this portrait of United States Senator and Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, after Roy Lichtenstein's 1968 portrait of Robert Kennedy for Time Magazine.
Taylor Callery created this cover illustration for The Texas Observer highlighting a very sad and sensitive issue about the careless mishandling of migrant bodies by Texas Rangers.
John Jay Cabuay’s double portrait cover illustration for the National Journal features Rafael Cruz: dad, preacher and Ted’s ambassador to true believers of the Right.
Daniel Hertzberg’s new ¾ spread for Sports Illustrated (the only illustration in the whole issue) accompanied a feature article about millennials, their ethnic and social diversity, and their impact on sports in America.
Vlad Alvarez Illustration’s for the North American Review accompanied a short story about a renowned Russian doctor who came to the U.S. in search of a better future, only to find out he couldn't practice medicine here with his Russian degree. So, he settles for a job as a taxi driver.
Chris Gash's sampler illustration for The Boston Globe “My First Home” feature ran with an article about a couple who buys a dilapidated, beat-up farm house and restores it to become a true family home.
Michael Sloan’s illustration for The Christian Science Monitor accompanied an article about a professor's mission to uphold high standards of grammar in the classroom.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Tyler Jacobson was commissioned to paint a mural for the walls of the State Bar & Grill at the base of the Empire State Building. Stop by, have a cocktail, and be totally transported by Tyler's piece to a New York City that you wish you remembered!
Mike Tofanelli illustrated six 2016 presidential hopefuls, crammed into a gluttonous free-for-all for the cover of Reason Magazine's July issue. The cover story focused on cutting government spending and whether any of the candidates would be able to "tighten their belt" as our next president.
Taylor Callery’s latest illustration in his ongoing series for Money Magazine's “Skeptical Investor” feature concerns warning signs for a pending downturn in the market.
David Plunkert shares his sixth limited edition poster design and Illustration for a yearlong monthly concert series by They Might Be Giants at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. The posters are 12x18” and printed using 4-color process.
Justin Metz created this cover illustration for a special issue of Empire movie magazine, honoring the 100 Greatest Movie Characters of all-time.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Davor Pavelic’s illustrations for the Chrush+Lab production company appear in an animated film about origins of high heels. The shoes originate in the Chinese foot binding tradition, whose purpose was to make women more vulnerable to men.
Roy Scott was commissioned to illustrate an upbeat cover and two spreads for a feature about “Aging with MS” that will appear in the fall issue of The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Momentum Magazine.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Edel Rodriguez created this illustration for the New York Times yesterday: it went live on their website within an hour and appears on the op-ed page of today’s paper, accompanying an opinion on the events in Charleston, SC.
Chris Gash illustrated a half-page for Rhode Island Monthly about the tipping economy. The story outlined the difficulty of earning a living on tips alone, as well as whether or not raising the base wage for tipped workers will destroy the restaurant economy.
Kyle Hilton illustrated a LOT of his favorite people (plus ants!) for a feature spread in the new issue of WIRED, about the upcoming “Wet Hot American Summer Reunion” Netflix series.
Cora Lynn Deibler’s illustrated, hand lettered portrait of Rosa Bonheur is a tribute to this wonderful, but often overlooked, 19th century artist. The portrait is now on view through August 15 as part of the show "Artists Illustrating Artists,” at the Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration, 128 East 63rd St, NYC.
John Hartman’s gracefully animated illustration for Fine Woodworking from Taunton Press demonstrates how a hidden leaf table works, and how to build one yourself.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Oivind Hovland’s illustration for The Financial Times accompanied an article pointing up changes in healthcare. Investments in new technology can transform the traditional doctor’s office into something from another world.
Anni Betts designed, illustrated and hand lettered the poster for “Shimmies for Kitties,” an upcoming belly dance performance that will benefit Cat Welfare in Ohio, a shelter for cats and kittens in need of adoption.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Mark Smith’s full page illustration for Security Management Magazine is a very literal image of “man overboard.” But Mark’s intriguing sense of space and composition inspire deeper thought.
Mike Tofanelli's illustration "Club 27" received an Honorable Mention in the 3x3 Illustration Annual no. 12. The concept comes from an eerie phenomenon: an unusually large number of famous rock musicians have died at the age of 27. Mike's tribute seats club members Jimi Hendrix, Amy Winehouse, Curt Cobain, Jim Morrison, and Janis Joplin together in the V.I.P. section.
Charles Chaisson illustrated an article in Bloomberg Money Magazine about India's economic and population growth, which may or may not put them ahead of China in a regional contest with global consequences.