Jan
07

Nina Torr

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Nina Torr (aka Andy Wyeth) is a Pretoria-based illustrator with a penchant for animals in the wild and the beauty of the human hand. She captures both with exquisite flair and personality, sometimes together. (Nina’s love of skeletons is also beautifully represented.)

 

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Jan
05

Print Edition: January

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We Love Your Work by Wasted Rita // Bouquet by Alexandra Dzh //
Home is Where the Pants Aren’t by Jenna Kutcher // Let Me Entertain You by Variety Show

 

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I Love October by Mateja Kovač // Single Ladies by Draw Me a Song //
Botanicals No. 1 by Mia Carameros // Girl with Glasses by Lindsay Letters

Dec
31

RJ Gemmell

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RJ Gemmell‘s somber illustrations seem perfect for late December, where grey days abound and the days are still short while the nights are long. I love the offbeat perspective each one exhibits because they take me back to how my mind as a child translated dimensions.

 

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Dec
30

Katy Smail

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Scotland-born, Brooklyn-based Katy Smail has a portfolio full of pieces that exhibit her modern illustration chops. I especially love the way she handles hair on the ladies that grace her work as well as her tendency to show great detail in some features, while keeping others as stark as possible.

 

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Dec
22

Pete Cromer

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I’m not usually drawn to bird-related things, but recently there’s been some damn fine bird art making its way around my little world. The latest are these bright and happy Australian bird print illustrations by Pete Cromer. You can even make them your own in his shop.

 

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Dec
15

Cabins

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This time of year it’s difficult not to daydream of running off to some distant locale where holiday stresses cease to exist. Cabins is full of modern architectural illustrations by Marie-Laure Cruschi and is making it all the more difficult to be present these last few weeks of the year. Wouldn’t you love to escape to one of these beauties for the holidays?

 

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Dec
01

Print Edition: December

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Sea Water Cure by Tina Crespo // No by Rubyetc // Fox Hops by Jessica Roux //
fragment one by Alexandra Ethell

 

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Celestial Moon by Elise Mahan // Champagne Tastes on a Beer Budget by Alan Hynes //
Downtown City Building Pair by Coffee in Bed // Stay Humble/Hustle Hard by Jennet Liaw

Nov
03

Prints: November Edition

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As If by Letters on Love // California by Fimbis for DENY // Constellation by Holstee //
Exceptionally Great Espresso – Art & Science by stellavie

 

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Field Print 03 in Blue by Tad Carpenter Creative // Lungs by Cirque d’Art //
Its Monday But Thats Okay by The Motivated Type // Why Hello by Letters on Love

Oct
27

Na Kim

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As I write this I’m sitting with a cup of hot tea and a sore throat, so these teapots by Na Kim seem especially appropriate to share. Brooklyn-based Na Kim has a seriously impressive and wide-spanning portfolio that demands a few minutes of your time and includes these moody blue beauties.

 

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Oct
15

Diana Sudyka

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Every few months an artist comes up on my radar that hits just the right note at the right time and it’s almost as though a chorus starts singing in the back of my mind. Today it’s Diana Sudyka and her beautiful illustrations (and book and album covers, and gig posters, and prints). The magical combination of her style and her handwriting makes for one whimsical ride.

 

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