Friday, February 12, 2016

Arthur Giron Illustration: Successful Failure

Arthur Giron’s illustration for Entrepreneur Magazine accompanies an article about becoming a successful failure.

Robert Neubecker Illustration: Risk Tolerance

Robert Neubecker’s illustration for The New York Times Business section says it all about how best to cope with market volatility.

Joey Guidone Illustration: Psychoses, Drugs & Mindfulness



Italian illustrator Joey Guidone’s striking cover for Modern Psykologi in Sweden makes us want to say “Ommmm” in several languages at once.

Paul Lachine Illustration: Florida Python Troubles

Paul Lachine created the main graphic and two spot illustrations for a Popular Science Online feature about the python, which is decimating wildlife in the Florida Everglades, and the people who hunt them.

Fian Arroyo Illustration: Happy President’s Day

Fian Arroyo gladly shares this illustration for Scholastic, accompanying a story about George Washington's 221 year overdue library book… Nobody’s perfect, right??

Colin Hayes Illustration: (Not so) Fun Facts

Colin Hayes illustrated a series of amusing, but rather alarming, facts for Haven Life insurance, all of which end up by reminding us that we’re going to die.

Laura Watson Illustration: XOXO


Laura Watson’s rustic, oh-so-pretty Valentine illustration takes you back to the basics: Hugs & Kisses!

Chris Gash Illustration: Diagnostics and Data

Chris Gash’s double page and spot illustrations for the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business accompanied a feature about teaming analysts from Booth with area hospitals to solve data management issues and improve care.

Yvetta Fedorova Illustration: Helping Girls Succeed


Yvetta Fedorova illustrated a story for Amherst magazine’s winter issue about an alumna whose work with the White House Council on Women and Girls helps minority children overcome obstacles.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Keith Negley Illustration: Listen



Keith Negley’s illustration for new fiction on Tor.com is pure visual poetry.

Alexei Vella Illustration: Heart-Face Greetings



Alexei Vella wishes one and all a Happy-Hearted Valentine’s Day!

Mark Summers Illustration: Kid Rock



Mark Summers’ fourth illustration in his ongoing series for Rolling Stone, “The Last Word,” is none other than Kid Rock.

Davide Bonazzi Illustration: Pushing Back on Cancer



Davide Bonazzi created the cover illustration as well as two interiors for Columbia Medicine’s feature on new cancer research underway at the University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons that might change the odds for patient with cancer.

Anni Betts Illustration: Flip & Draw



Anni Betts illustrated “Animals of the World,” a delightful Flip & Draw coloring book for Mudpuppy. The pages are split into three parts, and children can mix and match the pieces to create unusual new animals never before seen in the wild.

Craig LaRotonda: Hearts and Monkeys


Craig LaRotonda celebrates the lunar Year of the Monkey as well as Valentine’s Day with "Elapse Into The Future," a new image on exhibit this month in the “See No Evil” show at AFA Gallery in Las Vegas.

Oivind Hovland Illustration: Observed


Oivind Hovland shares a couple of recent illustrations for The New York Observer, both college-themed.  First, prospective students are now reversing roles and interviewing the professors ahead of deciding on which university to choose.

Monday, February 1, 2016

JOHN TOMAC ILLUSTRATION: SHAKE IT UP

John Tomac’s illustration for Scholastic Teacher magazine accompanies an article about a much needed winter shake-up for the classroom.

DAVID VOGIN ILLUSTRATION: PIKES PEAK

David Vogin’s lighter than air illustration for AOPA Pilot Magazine gives us a balloon’s-eye view of Pikes Peak.

FEDERICO GASTALDI ILLUSTRATION: HEMMINGWAY

Federico Gastaldi’s illustrated portrait of Ernest Hemmingway is all blue-sky and bearded adventure.

IKER AYESTARAN ILLUSTRATION: ROBOTS

Iker Ayestaran’s illustration for Peruvian trade publication El Comercio accompanied an article about robots that can replace human interaction in business.

JONATHAN WILLIAMS ILLUSTRATION: BLOCKCHAIN

Jonathan Williams was commissioned by Euromoney magazine to illustrate a “Gangsta Banker” for an article about blockchain, the technology that powers Bitcoin. Enthusiasts see banks creating a new fabric for payments transfer and financial markets: an internet of money. Doubters sense it’s all hype.

JON VALK: SOCK IT TO ME!

Jon Valk was commissioned by the life-improving, joy-bringing BlueQ Company to design three distinct retro looking sock logos based on vintage petroleum graphics. Hosiery hijinks ensued!

JON KRAUSE ILLUSTRATION: TOO MUCH CHOICE?

Jon Krause’s illustration for Deloitte University Press shows that there is sometimes far more choice than originally meets the eye, for better or worse.

TOM RICHMOND ILLUSTRATION: MAD OSCAR SPECIAL

Tom Richmond illustrated the cover of MAD Presents Oscar Winners (and Losers!), a high-gloss, perfect bound Special Collector’s Edition, available on newsstands, bookstores, and comic book shops, starting this week.

JOYCE HESSELBERTH ILLUSTRATION: REFLUX

Joyce Hesselberth’s anatomically amusing illustration for the New York Times accompanies a serious article about the hazards of reflux drugs.

SCOTT POLLACK ILLUSTRATION: FIFTEEN STOCKS

Scott Pollack’s cover for this week’s Barron’s accompanies a special report citing 15 stocks as “Buy Now” bargains.

MART KLEIN & MIRIAM MIGLIAZZI ILLUSTRATION: MERKEL AND THE REFUGEES

Mart Klein & Miriam Migliazzi illustrated numerous covers for both newspapers and magazines on the topic of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee politics. These were made this past week.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

TAYLOR CALLERY ILLUSTRATION: PEEPING DRONES

Taylor Callery’s sultry illustration for the New York Times Styles section visualizes the fallout when your pesky neighborhood drone pays an unwelcome visit.

PETE RYAN ILLUSTRATION: WEIRD MASH-UP

Pete Ryan's energetic double page road trip for Orange Coast illustrated a look back at 2015 stories, including surfboards that mimic waves; people dressed like pickles; an anteater mascot; Darth Vader; a horse; a sea lion; Disney; mosquitoes… and a well-dressed monkey.

DAN STILES ILLUSTRATION: BLACK METAL KITTEH

Dan Stiles’ sweetly subversive textiles, including this pillow with a rock ‘n’ roll version of the Asian good luck cat, have earned him a mention in the LA Times “Hot Home Ideas for 2016” guide.

GABRIELA ZURDA ILLUSTRATION: REPRESENTED BY RAPPART

Gabriela Zurda’s colorful, stylized work is now represented in the USA by Gerald & Cullen Rapp!

JOEY GUIDONE ILLUSTRATION: ALTRUISM

Joey Guidone’s lovely illustration for Modern Filosofi magazine in Sweden convinced subscribers to read an article on “effective altruism.”

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

JAMES YAMASAKI ILLUSTRATION: BIKE ACTIVISM

James Yamasaki used his own cycling gear as props when creating this illustration for an article in The Stranger on “What Happened to Bike Activism in Seattle?” As a result, the image is both technically accurate as well as a sly homage to propaganda posters of the 20th century.

DANIEL HERTZBERG ILLUSTRATION: JOE BIDEN EDITORIAL

Daniel Hertzberg was commissioned by the Boston Globe to illustrate an editorial by Vice President Joe Biden titled, “Five Ways to Make the Digital Revolution Work for the Middle Class.”

CHRIS GASH ILLUSTRATION: RISKY RESEARCH BUSINESS

Chris Gash brings his conceptual A-game to this illustration series for The Milken Institute Review feature on how to reduce risk for investors in early stage drug research and development.

PETER HORVATH ILLUSTRATION: ARTFULLY KIEHL’S

Peter Horvath’s refreshing collage illustration for Kiehl's Cosmetics “Artfully Made” online ad series features the natural wonders of their Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Curt Merlo Illustration: Housing Work



Curt Merlo illustrated an article for this month’s issue of Indianapolis Monthly about an old factory that is being restored to house a shared workspace for craftsmen of all kinds.

Mike Tofanelli Illustration: Next Stop, Iowa



Mike Tofanelli's cover illustration for The Progressive's February issue features the five leading GOP presidential candidates. The cover stories focus on the republican campaign trail leading up to the primary in Iowa.

Ruth Rowland Illustration: Rewriting History - for the Better



Ruth Rowland was commissioned by Southern Poverty Law Center to create hand lettered headlines for an article in their magazine, Teaching Tolerance. This fluid, mono linear pen style was chosen to complement the atmospheric illustration on the article’s opening double page spread.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Paul Morton Illustration: Grafters Brewery

Paul Morton shares his latest graphic design and illustration project, this time for new client Grafters Craft Brewery in Lincolnshire, UK.  Paul was able to give their high quality product a breath of life with some fresh branding.

Lisa Henderling Illustration: TGIF



Lisa Henderling welcomes the weekend in style…

Thursday, January 14, 2016

KOTRYNA ZUKAUSKAITE ILLUSTRATION: TELE-MANNERS

Kotryna Zukauskaite illustration for Smithsonian Magazine accompanied an article seeking to clarify, once and for all, the rules of Phone Etiquette.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Brian Stauffer Illustration: Motion Control Loss


Brian Stauffer was commissioned by Pentagram Design to create this illustration for the current issue of USC Magazine, accompanying a piece about the body chemistry behind motion control loss and Multiple Sclerosis.

MELINDA BECK ILLUSTRATION: SEVEN SISTERS

Melinda Beck’s illustration for Smith Alumni Quarterly accompanied an article on the Seven Sister Colleges. Go ahead- count them. You know you want to!

DENNIS WUNSCH ILLUSTRATION: A REGULATION BRUISING

Dennis Wunsch illustrated a feature article for the January Scotsman Guide Residential Edition explaining how many mortgage professionals may have found themselves dinged up after implementing a great deal of government regulations – but they're still standing

ANNA & ELENA BALBUSSO ILLUSTRATION 3 X 3 PRO SHOW #12

Anna & Elena Balbusso have a remarkable 13 illustrations recognized by the 3x3 International ProShow No.12, 2015.

MIRKO CRESTA ILLUSTRATION: ALZHEIMER'S

Mirko Cresta's conceptual approach illustrates Alzheimer's Disease as the death of imagination, without which there can be no humanity.

INGO FAST ILLUSTRATION: GENERATION Y

Ingo Fast was commissioned by A&B One in Berlin to create illustrations depicting “Generation Y,” to be used in collateral material for midsize businesses in Germany. The brochures are designed to communicate "generation gap" issues between employers and employees, which Ingo’s hip little visuals do perfectly.

JAMES YAMASAKI ILLUSTRATION: TIME MANAGEMENT

James Yamasaki’s illustration for Entrepreneur Magazine accompanied an article on time management.

ELVIS SWIFT ILLUSTRATION: AFFINITY HEALTH SYSTEM

Elvis Swift illustrated the cover of @Affinity, a quarterly magazine focused on health and wellness. This issue highlights the growing problem of obesity.