Claudio Parentela is an illustrator, painter, photographer, mail artist, cartoonist, collagist, and freelance journalist, and has been active in the international underground scene for many years. He has collaborated with magazines of contemporary art, literary and of comics in Italy and around the world, including NY Arts Magazine, Turntable & Blue Light Magazine, Komix, LitChaos, Why [...]
After traveling the globe illustrating, painting, and teaching, Paul Balmer fell in love with the energy of New York City and decided to make it his home. Working out of his Soho studio, Balmer paints the city from a perspective influenced by his South African roots and his love of abstract expressionism. We had the [...]
An artist to recently cross our radar is Boneface (based in Liverpool), whose artwork is noticeably influenced by comic books, video games, and B horror films. Not only does he illustrate but has also works on collages and his work has graced magazine covers, t-shirts and album covers. Here are some samples of his illustrations.
Italian artist Matthew Trotta studied industrial mechanical engineering and lives and works in Montecchio Precalcino, Vincenza, in northern Italy. Trotta first works out the design of his sculptures on paper, then molds the iron himself, which is a slow and arduous process. Wire is wrapped around a steel skeleton one by one filling out the [...]
With amazing attention to detail, color and surrealism, illustrator and cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt, creates illustrations of animals depicted in human settings, whether it be birds at a shoe store, horses on a subway or felines boogying down on a disco dance floor. Here are some samples of her work… Catty Crowd
Fans of horror films will really love these gorgeous art prints by graphic designer Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo, who emphasizes facial features with an acute attention to color. Bella Lugosi is Dead
Whimsical illustrations by artist Rachel Wilson.