Sam Weber, a favorite illustrator of mine, has a podcast where conversations and interviews are shared with the public. On his podcast, he has invited star illustrator friends of his, such as Josh Cochran and Yuko Shimizu, to discuss things about their careers and lives as illustrators. [Listen to episodes below]
Brooklyn-based illustrator Sophie Blackall has been using the Craigslist as inspiration for her Missed Connections series. The results are a little precious, and some of the original postings verge on being creepy, but they should please mumblecore and McSweeney’s fans.
Born in a sub-provincial city of China, and raised in the suburbs of Northern California, Brooklyn-based artist Jing Wei attended the Rhode Island School of Design where she ‘developed a great affinity for printmaking, snow, and pizza’.
I’ve been a huge fan of Brooklyn illustrator Rachel Domm’s work since we went to school together and she would painstakingly paint and silkscreen all of her images. It’s since evolved into beautiful, textured, smartly layered graphic images, but with the printmaking influence still clearly evident.
Though you may know him as the driving force behind the amazing Ghostshrimp, his name is actually Dan James. To reminisce a little, Dan and I both attended Brooklyn’s Pratt College around the same time and he lived with a good friend of mine in our sophomore year. He really had a pet Ghostshrimp; I remember my friend pet sitting on it on occasions.
Brooklyn illustrator Sara Antoinette Martin pulls from a range of influences with the result being a beautifully refined old school Coney Island Freak Show aesthetic.
If you’re a New York based illustrator and looking for a little intensive tuition from one of the finest in the biz, Fernanda Cohen is running an illustration course from April 5th through May 31st, every Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm: ‘The course will focus on how to solve illustration assignments, self-promotion, portfolio, […]
I’m a big fan of Fernanda Cohen’s work. The Brooklyn-based illustrator — and sometime Lost At E Minor contributor — has just completed a new series called War of Words which has received two silver medals from the Society of Illustrators of NY and LA, and will be featured in HOW International Design in March.