Archive for the ‘freelance’ Category
Post by Naomi
Rachel Bone’s gouache and ink paintings are inspired by Scandinavian folk art and design as well as children’s book illustration and choose-your-own-adventure novels. In her paintings, she seeks to mix a lighthearted sense of humor with an admiration for pattern and line, with subjects ranging from the beauty of animals to the challenges faced by women in the modern business world.
My favorite part of Rachel’s work is how the richness of the patterning combines with the sparseness of the composition. Her pieces are composed of flat colors and patterns, but have a visual depth that’s irresistible.
More of Rachel’s work: Portfolio
Post by Naomi
I love Kali Ciesemier’s colors most of all, but everything about her illustration is stunning. The light, the poses, the whimsical subject matter. Her pieces make me feel like I’m in a sunny, whirlwind fairytale, even when they illustrate everyday or conceptual topics.
Kali Ciesemier is a freelance illustrator and adjunct faculty in the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) Illustration department. She has illustrated for such clients as The New Yorker, The New York Times, Harper Collins, Amtrak, United Way, LA Times, and the Boston Globe, and previously worked as a concept artist for Big Huge Games.
Charles Huettner is an animator and illustrator working out of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Late Night Work Club, a group of animators working on their own independent short fim collaboration. The first of these films, Ghost Stories, is due out later this spring!