Pencil

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

Thong Sketch by Khary Randolph

Thong Sketch by Khary Randolph

Khary Randolph has a ton of really nice sketches and full-color art on his site, especially if you’re into comics.

March 12, 2008

Cover of Fables #67 by James Jean, Plus Others

Cover of Fables #67 by James Jean

Many of you may already be familiar with the works of James Jean, whether you know it or not.  Since 2001, James has been working in the comic industry on such titles as Fables (above), Batgirl, Green Arrow, and others.

March 7, 2008

“Roar” by Amanda Morley

“Roar” by Amanda Morley

Freelance illustrator Amanda Morley has a great, loose but accurate  drawing-style.

March 3, 2008

“Belle Cactus” by Niko Henrichon

Belle Cactus by Niko Henrichon

I feel this drawing perfectly displays Niko Henrichon’s ability to draw both compelling comic characters as well as bring to life vivid fantasies.

February 24, 2008

“Fat Pigeons” by Ryan de Haaff

“Fat Pigeons” by Ryan de Haaff

The British Ryan de Haff self-proclaimed “wannabe freelance illustrator” is pretty talented and has some good stuff on his site. You can find even more goodies on his blog.

February 24, 2008

Untitled (Nazi Daemon) by Hethe Srodawa

Untitled (Nazi Daemon) by Hethe Srodawa

Man Hethe Srodawa is incredibly talented and imaginative. If you’re ever in the need for some character inspiration check out his portfolio or stop by his blog.

February 24, 2008