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10/07/15 Healthy dose of paranoia and humor with the artwork of Mark Todd

Artwork by Mark Todd defy the normal descriptors for illustration and for me at least turn my attention towards memorable moments in one's life like adolescence, the crush, naive obsession, innocence and loss of innocence. The spirit in the line and expression always make me smile even when the subject is serious and worth the time to consider, deeply. A little snippet of Mark Todd's larger body of work as a reminder of how he makes it look easy. more »

09/29/15 Jun Cen for Smith Journal

Jun Cen for Smith Journal, a quarterly publication based in Australia. Smith Journal specializes in stories about thinkers, makers and adventurers. Each volume, commissions one illustrator to design two to four custom full page pieces to accompany the articles. more »

07/07/15 Joe Morse’s Illustrations Adorn “Beloved”

The Folio Society has released a first-ever illustrated version of Toni Morrison's 1988 Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, “Beloved,” with images by Joe Morse. This is not the first time Joe has interpreted Morrison's work; in January 1998, he illustrated a Washington Post review of her book “Paradise.” Folio Society Art Director Sheri Gee says that the process of connecting him with the prestigious “Beloved” project was "more intuitive than anything else.” more »

04/14/15 Jared Andrew Schorr’s Marvelous Monsterbet

When artists take initiative and spearhead projects that showcase their passions, it can lead to opportunities that no one could predict. That's exactly what happened when Jared Andrew Schorr made a poster featuring a thoroughly modern (and totally adorable) monster alphabet. more »