For Italian artist Giacomina Ferrillo, botanical art represents “an open window on wonder and amazement.” And the sketchbook? That’s her “fun fair of creativity, a land of plenty where everything is possible. ” (Above, Spring spread with star anise and blueberry from my kitchen) Studying and reproducing the beauty […]
It’s impossible to get enough of Gosia Herba’s inspiring work. Herba is an illustrator in Poland with an arresting style and an extensive list of clients. See other Art Junkie posts on Herba here and here. See her full profile on Behance, here. The full sketchbook where these […]
Flash back to the late 1960s, when Edward Gorey (mid-century illustrator of the macabre) and author Peter F. Neumeyer had a 13-month exchange of letters. The letters were sent as they collaborated on two children’s books written by Neumeyer and illustrated by Gorey. Gorey, who influenced a generation […]
Today is TinTin’s birthday. On Jan. 10, 1929, Hergé’s Belgian comic book hero made his first appearance as TinTin in the Land of the Soviets, which began serialization in children’s newspaper supplement Le Petit Vingtième. Hergé (Georges Remi) was only 23 when he created TinTin but he would spend his artis […]
These animated illustrations are gems, showcasing the talent of Carlín Díaz, a Venezuelan graphic artist and animation director living in Paris. His portfolio covers a wide variety of art, but these videos most clearly show off his saucy, psychedelic style.
A painter, illustrator and designer, Nick Dahlen is an emerging artist inspired by the classics. His style is an arresting distillation of the artists who influenced him, including Picasso, Kandinsky and Le Corbusier. He is clearly one to watch.