A study in feathers

Illustration // Saturday, December 31, 2011
A study in ink and watercolor of three feathers by Jody Edwards up in Canada. An American Robin, a North American Blue Jay and a Northern Cardinal feather. Brown, Blue and Red, these feathers come from some of the most recognizable birds around. An artist and a mom to two very small boys, she has an amazing selection of small, affordable originals available. New Art New Year!

2012 Survival Kit

Illustration // Sunday, January 01, 2012
Marko Purac is a Siberian illustrator, designer with some amazing text work to bring you into 2012 with a survival kit and a bang. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Bring it on Mayan Calender 2012!!

Illustrations by Adam Haynes

Illustration // Monday, January 02, 2012
Born and raised of fine Central Oregon stock, artist Adam Haynes defines his vision of the world through the language of his surroundings—the vivid geography of the Cascade Range and the off-kilter character of its rural inhabitants.

Frank Magnotta

Illustration // Friday, December 30, 2011
Impressive and detailed pencil drawings by the New York (Brooklyn) based artist and designer Frank Magnotta. “I’m not really daunted by blank paper. I do a lot of prep work before I start so I usually have a good idea of which direction I want to go in. Maybe it is my mathematical or sculptural background, but I really think concretely about what I’m going to do before beginning...'  

Ramon Maiden

Illustration // Friday, December 30, 2011
Ramon Maiden is a self titled 'wanderlust king, art maniac and custom and vintage addict' with an illustration style that combines his vintage finds with his love for tattooed ladies and religious icons.

Luis Sanchez Voyeur

Erotica // Friday, December 30, 2011
Luis Sanchez's realistic studies of the female form in his series 'Voyeur' are gorgeous portrayals of feminine youth and the power and simplicity of graphite, charcoal and paper. These were created for an exhibition in Querétaro, MX.

Casey Jex Smith

Illustration // Friday, December 30, 2011
Somewhere in between psychedelia, your unconscious and a box of crayons lays the work of Casey Jex Smith, an extremely gifted and artistically sporadic young man with both a BFA and MFA in his craft. Fascinating, isn't it??

Jillian Ludwig's Fam Farm

Illustration // Friday, December 30, 2011
'The series Fam Farm reflects in a calm, gentle manner the loss of natural farming within westernized culture. Genetic modification, factory farming, as well as deceitful packaging and misguided labeling results in confusion and a disconnection between customer and the source of their food. Each drawing describes animals, which are regularly used by humans, to be wrapped in flowing pink ribbons and balloons'  Jillian Ludwig

Katy Horan

Illustration // Thursday, December 29, 2011
'My work examines female roles and representation found throughout history, art and mythology. I pull from a variety of sources, using mixed references and visual fragments to build new variations of familiar figures. My hope is that the image will be at once identifiable and ambiguous, inviting the viewer’s own imagination and past experiences to inform their interpretation.' Katy Horan

Vladimir Snegotskiy

Illustration // Thursday, December 29, 2011
Vladimir Snegotskiy constantly stays in search of new ways of self-expression in visual art. He lives and works in Moscow, Russia, with a minimal set of colors enriching his works with complicated interlacing shapes. He also use fragments of human and animal bodies to tangle the meaning and composition. Despite the modern approach to creation his artworks are permeated with ethnic motifs, leading you away to antiquity and the unconscious.