Thursday, February 10, 2011

Andrej Dugin and Olga Dugina

Andrej Dugin and Olga Dugina are what you would have if you took Arthur Rackham, Hieronymus Bosch, and Eugène Delacroix and mashed them together into an astonishing illustration team. There are notes of so many more influences from classic illustration, romanticism, and deco aesthetics that you'll get lost in time and magic and wonder that you are looking modern works.

I found these artists on the wonderful blog, lines and colors.

The artist's official website
Some great pieces
Another gallery
lines and colors post

The above illustration was done for Madonna's children's fable, The Adventures of Abdi. Not a great story, but great illustration. I recommend their own books, The Brave Little Tailor and, with Arnica Esterl writing, Dragon Feathers.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Peter P. Plasencia

Ward-O-Matic (Ward Jenkins) shares some terrific illustrations from a Jules Verne book. Illustrations by Peter P. Plasencia. They're stunning in their design and tone. Peter P. Plasencia also illustrated a wonderful Space Alphabet book.

Space Alphabet

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Till Hafenbrak

Till Hafenbrak has a wonderful way with a limited palette.

Till Hafenbrak website

via Drawn


It's been a long, long time since I've been updating my blogs. I apologize for not being around, answering emails or requests, writing, drawing... just doing anything but healing. See, I spent all of 2010 fighting cancer. The good news is that the cancer is gone, I am healthy, and I am ready to draw and blog again! And it sure is great to be back.