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The Month of Love weekly art challenge

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The Month of Love is a weekly art challenge started by illustrator Kristina Carroll. Every week in February, there’s a new challenge related to the subject of “Love”. Participating artists respond by creating a new piece and posting throughout the week. There’s an impressive roster of core artists, but the challenges are also open to anyone who wants to submit a piece by posting to Tumblr with the hashtag #monthoflove. The month is coming to an end and there’s some fabulous work up on the site, including the three images below, by Kristina Carroll, Lee Moyer, and Michael Marsicano.

Be sure to check it out and follow along at monthofloveart.comMuch of the work is available as prints through Society6 and you can also see the past two years’ worth of challenges and art here.  Also, keep an eye out in October for another monthly challenge called Month of Fear.

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© Kristina Carroll

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© Lee Moyer

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© Michael Marsicano

Posted by Jeanine Henderson on 02/25/15 under art for sale,contests/projects,Jeanine,Tumblr
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Artist :: Rebecca Dautremer

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It’s hard not to fall in love with the work of French illustrator Rebecca Dautremer; Her picture books are like stepping into magical worlds filled with charming characters. With warm color palettes, subtle textures, and unexpected compositions, she tells her fairy-tale & folklore inspired stories with a surprising twist & a touch of humor, making them extraordinary stories for children and adults alike.

She often collaborates with her husband, French children’s book author Taï-Marc Le Thanh, and has also worked on a few animated projects. Stop by her website to see more her beautiful work!

Posted by Jeanine Henderson on 02/10/15 under artists,books,children's art,children's illustrators,Jeanine
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Stunning book covers by artist Iacopo Bruno

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Beautiful drawings, stellar storytelling, and gorgeous typography are among the many skills and expertise of Italian illustrator, Iacopo Bruno. They are also the key components of truly successful book covers, so it’s no surprise that Iacopo’s portfolio is jam-packed with delightful covers and his client list inclusive of many major publishers.

His style varies just enough to adapt to an impressive range of audience and subject matter. Sometimes his covers feature delicate hand lettering, vivid silhouettes, lively characters, or a touch of vintage or steampunk details—and often a combination of these elements. But the end result is always an inviting cover, drawing any reader into the world that lies within.

Iacopo founded DOT, a graphic design studio based in Milan that specializes in editorial and book design, illustration, and typography for a range of client markets. He’s created over 300 book covers, always bringing enthusiasm to each new project.

More of his work can be seen here: studio site | cover blog |sketch blog 

Posted by Jeanine Henderson on 02/03/15 under artists,books,design,Jeanine,Lettering,typography
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Hand lettering Artist :: Linzie Hunter

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UK based artist Linzie Hunter’s typographic illustrations are so fun to look at! Her bright and playful work often has a vintage flair, and she mixes unique type styles with color and pattern to create whimsical pieces from often complicated, text-heavy content.

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Posted by Jeanine Henderson on 01/28/15 under artists,Jeanine,Lettering,typography
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Artist :: Jonathan Bartlett

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Jonathan Bartlett isn’t just an incredibly talented artist, he’s also a fantastic storyteller. His work has a nostalgic feel reminiscent of Norman Rockwell, but his subject matter is very contemporary and always delivered with a deeply thought-provoking point of view. This juxtaposition of golden-age type imagery and modern day content make his work truly special; It’s as moving & meaningful as it is beautiful, and really what great illustration is all about.

Jonathan’s worked with a long list and wide variety of clients across editorial, advertising & book markets. Most notably was his recent collaboration with Ralph Lauren Denim & Supply to illustrate a full-building exterior mural for their flagship store (shown above) as well as window displays and other assets to promote the brand. His work has been recognized by Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, and the Art Directors Club, among others.

It was hard to choose just a few pieces from his portfolio to share here, so definitely stop by Jonathan’s website to see more!

Posted by Jeanine Henderson on 01/20/15 under artists,Jeanine
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Artist :: Nicole LaRue

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How could you not love the quirky, fresh work of illustrator Nicole LaRue?  With sophisticated color, fun characters, and great design, her work has found it’s place on journals, greeting cards, packaging and a whole range of other products. She’s worked for clients including Compendium, Inc., Modern Twist, Tiny Prints, Basic Grey, Creating Keepsakes Magazine, Tallu-lah Greeting Cards, Crate Paper, Red Desert Candy Company, American Crafts and Wedding Paper Divas.

See more of Nicole’s work here: Website | Blog

 

Posted by Jeanine Henderson on 12/17/13 under artists,Jeanine
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Artist sketchbooks :: Oliver Towne

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Oliver Towne is the alter-ego of illustrator Michael Mullan, an artist based out of rural Vermont. His work is textural, colorful & bold, and both distinct portfolios of this talented artist are equally impressive. I chose to share some of Oliver’s beautiful & inspiring sketchbook pages today—amazing stuff!

He’s worked with editorial, advertising & book publishing clients as well as licensed his work for wall art and products. Clients  including Hallmark, Target, Trader Joe’s, HomeGoods, Bloomingdale’s, Kohl’s, Family Circle, Christianity Today, Diabetic Living and many more.

You can see Oliver’s other work here, and his alternate portfolio (under name Michael Mullen) here.

 

 

Posted by Jeanine Henderson on 12/10/13 under artists,Jeanine
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Artist :: Julia Bereciartu

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I love Julia Bereciartu’s lovely watercolor girls, each with distinct personality and charm. Julia is from Spain, where she lives and works as a freelance illustrator.  She’s worked for a wide range of clients all over the world, including American Girl, Nickelodeon, Simon & Schuster, Today’s Parent Magazine, Moo.com, Lürzer’s Archive, and many more.

Please check out more of Julia’s beautiful work: Portfolio | Blog

Posted by Jeanine Henderson on 12/02/13 under artists,Jeanine
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ARTIST :: Marta Spendowska

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Marta Spendowska is an illustrator, licensed surface pattern designer, and web & print designer. She paints primarily on paper , building up layers of color into an intermingling shapes—which she calls “watercolor vanity”, and which has gorgeous results. I’m especially drawn to her fashion portraits, as she captures an exciting energy through color & line while also often conveying a beautiful melancholy in the expression of her subjects.

Her portfolio includes work for ad agencies and magazines in food, beauty & fashion markets.

See more of  Marta’s colorful work here: Website | Blog

Posted by Jeanine Henderson on 10/28/13 under artists,Jeanine
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Artist :: Dinara Mirtalipova

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I’ve long been a fan of Dinara Mirtalipova’s playful patterns and sophisticated illustrations. Her color palette and detailed linework are gorgeous, and her style has a charming folk-art quality. Dinara is a Uzbekistan artist, currently living and working in Cleveland, Ohio. Her clients include The United Nations, Kimberly-Clark, American Greetings, Johnson & Johnson.
Dinara’s constantly creating beautiful new things, so be sure to stop by her Portfolio and Blog.

Posted by Jeanine Henderson on 09/20/13 under artists,Jeanine
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