Illustration

Robert Ball Illustrates 44 African American Icons for ESPN

For Black History Month Robert Ball teamed up with The Undefeated, a sports  & pop culture site owned by ESPN, to create illustrations to accompany The Undefeated 44.

The Undefeated 44 is a list of “44 blacks who shook up the world or at least their corner of it” compiled to pay tribute to the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama.

Make sure to check out the entire list here and find a few of our favorites below.

Robert is represented by Mendola Artists. Take a look at more of his work through his Directory of Illustration portfolio, or at mendolaart.com.

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©Robert Ball

©Robert Ball

©Robert Ball

©Robert Ball

©Robert Ball

©Robert Ball

World Illustration Awards At The Seoul Illustration Fair 2017

We are incredibly proud to announce that the World Illustration Awards will be touring internationally for the first time this year!

With many of our entries and past winners coming from that east, we couldn’t think of a better place to start off our tour than in South Korea, and more specifically at Seoul Illustration Fair 2017.

The Seoul Illustration Fair (SIF) is one of the hottest art fairs in Korea now, with over 350 participating artists and 37,000 visitors. Held at the COEX building, visitors can enjoy and directly purchase illustration work at the fair, as well as meeting their favorite artists face to face.

Find out more about SIF here, and keep up to date with our future emails for more exciting announcements!

 

 

Artist Spotlight: Jo Jang

Jo Jang is a New York City-based illustrator. She gets inspiration from daily urban life, architecture, and fashion editorial photography. She combines minimalist line art with an Art Nouveau-inspired painting technique. Her work Concrete Nest was accepted at the 2016 Society of Illustrators Student Competition in New York City.

View more of her work through her Directory of Illustration portfolio and at jojangart.com.

©Jo Jang

©Jo Jang

©Jo Jang

©Jo Jang

©Jo Jang

Chris Edser for NFL & Whistle Sports

Whistle Sports, an online media network responsible for creating football-themed social media content for the NFL, recently enlisted the help of Chris Edser to create a series of team matchup pieces titled, ‘Second Season’.

Chris’ artwork and animations are being featured on the NFL’s official social media outlets throughout the playoffs leading up to Super Bowl LI.

Check out the animations here.

Chris Edser is represented by the Illustration Room. Explore more of his work through his Directory of Illustration portfolio and at illustrationroom.com.au.

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©Chris Edser

©Chris Edser

©Chris Edser

©Chris Edser

©Chris Edser

©Chris Edser

©Chris Edser

©Chris Edser

©Chris Edser

©Chris Edser

©Chris Edser

©Chris Edser

©Chris Edser

 

Kerry Hyndman: Survivors

These illustrations by Kerry Hyndman appeared in the recent book, SURVIVORS: Extraordinary Tales From the Wild & Beyond, alongside 23 real life stories of survival from around the world.

About Kerry
When she’s not careering down slopes on her snowboard, Kerry works from her South London studio creating rich, textured maps and illustrations. Her affinity for making blocky, abstract shapes take on a three-dimensional lease of life with skillful layering has earned her a formidable client list including The Times, The Wall Street Journal and Guinness.

Kerry is represented by Central Illustration Agency. Check out more of her work through her Directory of Illustration portfolio and website.

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©Kerry Hyndman

©Kerry Hyndman

©Kerry Hyndman

©Kerry Hyndman

©Kerry Hyndman

©Kerry Hyndman

©Kerry Hyndman

©Kerry Hyndman

©Kerry Hyndman

©Kerry Hyndman

©Kerry Hyndman

 

Robert Pizzo: Industrial Strength Coloring Book

Gear up to break the coloring mold with this high-quality art book suitable for anyone.

Robert Pizzo‘s Industrial Strength Coloring Book will immerse you in a modern world of industry, factory, tools, and machinery.

The book features intricate, mandala-like images of gears, saw blades, assembly lines, loading docks, and other industrial installations that will give you hours of intense calming focus.

View more work from Robert through his Directory of Illustration portfolio and at robertpizzo.com.

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©Robert Pizzo

 

Steven Noble for 2017 Old Farmer’s Almanac

The team at The 2017 Old Farmer’s Almanac enlisted the help of Steven Noble to commemorate the book’s 225th edition with a cover redesign.

Steve studied earlier designs of the Almanac’s cover in order to update the cover’s look. The end product features “an enhanced cover that brings the familiar ‘four seasons’ illustration into clearer focus, a specially designed font, and a logo that has been freshened for the digital age.”

Steven specializes in woodcut, pen and ink, traditional engraving and steel engraving styles, as well as a variety of stylized scratchboard techniques. Explore his body of work through his Directory of Illustration portfolio and at stevennoble.com.

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©Steven Noble

©Steven Noble

©Steven Noble

 

 

Maïté Franchi for Badoit

Maïté Franchi was commissioned by Badoit, a brand of French mineral water, to create illustrations that celebrate French gastronomy. The artwork is being used on the Badoit website for a game that associates the illustrated food with the player’s current mood.

Maïté is represented by FolioArt. View more of her work through her Directory of Illustration portfolio, or at folioart.co.uk.

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Artist Spotlight: Chellie Carroll

Chellie Carroll is a London-based illustrator known for her eclectic style which often incorporates floral images, decorative patterns and female photographic elements. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1997, Chellie worked as a designer until 2000 when she decided to focus solely on illustration. Throughout her career, Chellie has worked with a wide range of clients such as BBC3, BT Vision, Cadbury Flake, PlayStation, Kellogg’s, Cancer Research, Schaller Cosmetics, Mattel, The Sunday Times Magazine, Contagious Magazine, Computer Arts, Readers Digest and Oxford University Press, among others. Most recently she has been working with several publishing companies such as Stripes Publishing and Michael O’Mara Books to create art for novels and coloring books.

To see more of Chellie’s work, visit her Directory of Illustration Portfolio or visit her website: chelliecarroll.co.uk

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