14.05.15 by Kimi Hamada

Review: Earthling by Aisha Franz

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There’s a short story by Madeleine Thien called “A Map of the City.” In that story the narrator talks about a furniture shop her father owned when she was growing up. She loved going there so much she used to pretend to be sick in order to stay home from school and be taken to the store instead. She would lounge on a plastic lawn chair in a doorless storage closet with a little curtain pulled closed for privacy. During one of those times a customer stumbles upon her:

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12.05.15 by Jeff

Free Learning of the Day: Design a Secret Society Bandana with Jon Contino

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Skillshare has just released this terrific 16-minute tutorial video with celebrated New York-based graphic designer Jon Contino. This is a must-watch for any aspiring illustrators or designers out there. Jon is a great teacher, and here he walks you through creating a graphic for a bandana from start to finish in a single afternoon.

Art and design school’s really have to step up their technical teaching with great content like this available online for free. Watch “Inside The Studio with Jon Contino” below.

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23.04.15 by Jeff

Illustrator Lek Chan

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Digital paintings by illustrator Lek Chan. More images and a process video below.

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16.03.15 by Jeff

Artist: Raymond Lemstra

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Love this new series of drawings called “CRUMBS”, by one of my favourite artists Raymond Lemstra. Lots more images below (warning: LOTS).

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16.03.15 by Jeff

Illustrator: Jangojim

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Works by Antwerp, Belgium-based illustrator Jangojim. Found via our Monthly Reader Submissions. More images below.

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20.01.15 by Jeff

Rob Pybus

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Works by London-based illustrator Rob Pybus. More images below.

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19.01.15 by Jeff

Street Culture Logos Made of Food

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I’m surprised I’ve never seen this done before; the Wu-Tang logo made out of an orange peel. MISSBISH put me onto illustrator Tisha Cherry, whose food themed Instagram is bringing me back to my days working in street fashion. More images below.

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19.01.15 by Jeff

Animation: “Thirty Masks” by Martine Frossard

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Simple little animation by Montreal-based illustrator Martine Frossard. Watch “Thirty Masks” below.

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