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“Dizzee Rascal: Commission” and Others by Andy Buck

If you’re into realistic drawings, you’ll get your share of eye candy from Andy Buck.  I like this one in particular because there’s just noone quite like Dizzee Rascal and his whacktastic beats.  Check out Andy’s page on deviantART, plus a few more below the…

July 1, 2008

Ink Drawing of Baltimore Magazine Illustration by Frank Stockton

Ink Drawing of Baltimore Magazine Illustration by Frank Stockton

I came across the works of Frank Stockton via the newly started “quarterly zine of literature, art, and design” Urban Molecule. I’m glad I did too because Frank Stockton’s work is simply cool. I was also pleasantly surprised to find that I actually recognized one…

March 21, 2008

“Crow Skull” by Kirsti Anne Wakelin

“Crow Skull” by Kirsti Anne Wakelin

All around designer and illustrator Kirsti Anne Wakelin has some superb drawings among various other interesting posts on her blog.  She is also a contributing author on the Children’s Writers and Illustrators of BC (which stands for British Columbia I assume) blog.

March 21, 2008

“Kristoff” by Richard T. Scott

“Kristoff” by Richard T. Scott

Figurative artist Richard T. Scott is an artist from Georgia and currently works for Jeff Koons as a studio painter. He studied painting at the University of Georgia and received his Masters of Fine Painting at the New York Academy of Art.

March 21, 2008

Untitled (2 Eyes 1 Body) by Saara Maria Piispa

Untitled (2 Eyes 1 Body) by Saara Maria Piispa

Although I would argue that Finnish Saara Maria Piispa’s paintings are much stronger than the small collection of drawings she currently displays on her site, I nonetheless feel some of them are quite compelling.  Sometimes the idea and though behind a drawing, simple as it…

March 20, 2008

Untitled ("Voila") by Isabelle Arsenault

Untitled (”Voila”) by Isabelle Arsenault

The above is from a scene out of a graphic novel by Isabelle Arsenault.  Unfortunately I don’t know what it’s about because it’s in French!  However, I suspect it has something to do with a recipe…  The artist studied graphic design and then moved into…

March 20, 2008

Untitled (Neck in Straight Jacket) and Others by Hamid Bahrami

Untitled (Neck in Straight Jacket) by Hamid Bahrami

Iranian Hamid Bahrami (born 1972) is an award-winning cartoonist and graduate from the Art University of Tehran. In addition to creating many hilarious and poignant cartoons, he has created art for children books, novels, commercials, games, and animated films.

March 16, 2008

"Barge Girl" by John S. Gibb

“Barge Girl” by John S. Gibb

When I happened upon the website of John S. Gibb, it literally took my breath away. The degree of realism in these pencil drawings is mind-blowing. From the site: John S. Gibb is a leading pencil artist whose work is to be found in collections…

March 13, 2008

“Suffocate” by Cam De Leon, Plus Others

?Suffocate? by Cam De Leon

You really need to check out Happy Pencil, the site of one Cam De Leon, an artist in California. His art is the kind of stuff I can personally really get into; kind of perverted, raunchy, voyeuristic, and oozing with dark humor. The above drawing…

March 13, 2008

“Accompanied” by Eric Haddad

Accompanied by Eric Haddad

Living in Boston, Eric Haddad is busy making some fantastic drawings, including the one you see.  Very clean, very fresh, and quite a beautiful style.  I also really like his Adobe Illustrator drawings.  Definitely someone to keep your eye on.

March 12, 2008