Scan the wonderful illustrations on this promotional map of Europe and Asia, produced in 1956 by Menier Chocolate, and drawn by J.B. Jannot, (aka Jan-Loup). This artist was also an illustrator for a French magazine from the 1950s to the early 1960s, and he also designed scarves for […]
There’s no end to the popularity of The Lion King, which broke box office records on the weekend in its latest movie version. It’s a good time to appreciate the original stage show, especially the costumes, designed by Broadway producer and director Julie Taymor.
Russian illustrator Anna Rastorgueva sketches with Copic markers in life-drawing style. She is a commercial artist, but the personal sketches in her portfolio are exquisite. These are from her travel albums.
Alberta-based Scott Cumberland’s signature motif is ribbons, the decorative pattern he uses to sculpt the surface of his abstracts.
Meghan Dauphinee’s stunning work has been featured on Canadian Art Junkie several times (acrylics here and embroidered maps here). But the innovative digital projection process behind her newest embroidery work deserves special attention.
Ceramic artist Jing Huang based her sculptural work on the Buddhist Jataka tale of The Deer of Nine Colours, which were discovered as cave paintings from the Mogao Caves in Dunhuang, China.