Submitted by Hexico for the Illustration Friday topic STRONG.
I was recently looking through Behance and found this Amazing work! which I have to say I have become slightly obsessed with. They are created by the Russian team Alexey Lyapunov and Lena Erlich. I think the detail and skill involved is just beautiful and everything is made out of paper.
Posted by Jessica Holden
Posted by Jessica Holden on 03/14/15 under artists
It’s no secret that cocktail napkins have long served as the unofficial medium for spontaneous brilliance. From award winning films to Fortune 500 companies, some of the world’s boldest ideas unfolded on a bar napkin. To help celebrate this phenomenon, Tuaca Liqueur is inviting artists of all backgrounds to share what ignites their creativity, on what is arguably the perfect canvas for serendipitous inspiration.
The idea is simple: Draw, doodle or illustrate whatever it is that inspires you on a cocktail napkin. Then, snap a photo of your creation and upload it to our virtual gallery at Tuacaart.com.
One grand prize winner will be awarded $5,000! Qualified entrants must be 21 years of age or over, reside in the United States and submit their artwork by May 15th, 2015.
For complete details and rules or to just check out the gallery, click here.
Posted by Thomas James on 03/13/15 under call for entries
Happy Illustration Friday!
We’re excited to announce this week’s topic, but first please enjoy the illustration above by Jack Xander, our Pick of the Week for last week’s topic of PATH. Thanks to everyone else for participating. We hope it was inspiring!
You can also see a gallery of all the other entries here.
And of course, you can now participate in this week’s topic:
Step 1: Illustrate your interpretation of the current week’s topic (always viewable on the homepage).
Step 2: Post your image onto your blog / flickr / facebook, etc.
Step 3: Come back to Illustration Friday and submit your illustration (see big “Submit your illustration” button on the homepage).
Step 4: Your illustration will then be added to the participant gallery where it will be viewable along with everyone else’s from the IF community!
Michel Fiffe has just released the second collection of his self-published comic book hit, COPRA: Round Two. Launched in 2012, COPRA was Michel Fiffe’s dream project inspired by Ostrander & Yale’s memorable Suicide Squad series from the late 80’s/early 90’s. It’s about an eclectic group of super-powered “agents” out for revenge after one of their own betrays them. Fiffe self-publishes COPRA in small batches, and sells them on his Etsy shop here. The comics are eventually collected into volumes published by Bergen Street Comics.
Previously, Michel Fiffe published his personal comics anthology Zegas, an infamous Suicide Squad tribute comic Death Zone, and various contributions to independent anthologies.
Fiffe creates his art using various media including brush, pen, ink, watercolor, color dyes, color pencils, paint, nibs, marker, pencil, etc. etc.
You can keep up with all things Fiffe at his blog here.
For more comics related art, you can follow me on my website comicstavern.com - Andy Yates
Submitted by France Cormier for the Illustration Friday topic PATH.
Post by Natalie
Mirella Musri is a visual artist and illustrator from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her work includes painting, ceramics and children’s book illustration. She also teaches illustration, and has been running an experimental workshop called Taller de Ilustracion Experimental since 2007. In her recent work she has been experimenting with mixed media techniques creating pieces that are rich in color and texture. See more of Mirella’s work on her website.
Herbert Green is an alias for the work of illustrator/designer/maker Rachael Cocker. Her colorful patterns often feature fruits and florals, and are created using handmade methods, including paper cutting and collage. According to an interview with Grafik, Cocker is inspired by the “wonderful in the ordinary”. A varied interest in creative pursuits such as knitting, printed fabric, drawing, collage and ceramics keeps Cocker’s creations fresh and exciting. It is clear she really enjoys the process of discovery as she applies her ideas to all these media.
Written by Bryna Shields.