Emily Golden

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By Kate Barnett in New Illustration on Monday 7 April 2008

The splash page that precedes the illustration work on the website of freelance illustrator Emily Golden is absolutely compelling.

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Cristina Guitian

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Sunday 6 April 2008

The work of London-based illustrator Cristina Guitian is wonderfully vibrant and uplifting, and almost as fun as playing around on her website. Almost!

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Linda Zacks

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By Zolton in New Art on Saturday 5 April 2008

Working out of Brooklyn, artist Linda Zacks imbues her paintings with a wonderful richness of colour and detail.

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Sam Weber illustrates Bjork

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Friday 4 April 2008

I love Sam Weber’s illustration of Bjork. It captures the mischievous twinkle that seems omnipresent in her eyes whilst also presenting her in an environment which pays homage to her somewhat mystical musical approach. [more about Sam Weber]

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Jemillo

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Friday 4 April 2008

The website of Jemma Robinson is home to a collection of bright, bold and graphic illustrations.

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Marisa Purcell

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By Zolton in New Art on Thursday 27 March 2008

Marisa Purcell’s work is absolutely stunning. Her latest series of artworks, Only the Memories are New, ‘represents an even further delve by the artist into unchartered realms of the psyche. Instinctual and unexplained, the paintings invite the viewer to confront dreamlike worlds where inside meets outside and reality is constructed from fragments of memory and time.

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Tiffany Bozic’s paintings

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By Yuko Shimizu in New Art on Wednesday 26 March 2008

I’ve known Tiffany Bozic’s work for years, but I think her paintings are now looking better than ever.

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Jessica Gonacha

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Wednesday 26 March 2008

I love the bold colours and childlike themes in the illustrations of Atlanta, Georgia-based artist, Jessica Gonacha. It’s like Spring time all year round.

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Fernanda Cohen’s illustration course

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By Zolton in New Events on Wednesday 26 March 2008

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, […]

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Katy Dove

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By Ellie Grace in New Art on Tuesday 25 March 2008

Painter and animator Katy Dove seems to visualise the sliding, bold movements of what it is to be and to feel human. Dove paints in watercolour and scans her images into the computer, overlaying them with duplicated paper cutouts.

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Nick Deakin

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By Kate Barnett in New Illustration on Tuesday 18 March 2008

The artwork of UK-based Nick Deakin is always bold and colourful. He uses characters and type to adorn worn surfaces for clients including Fused magazine, for whom he did a commissioned illustration of the “so-hot-right-now” band the Ting Tings.

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Renee Garner

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By Zolton in New Art on Friday 14 March 2008

Renee Garner is an artist living and working in the suburbs of Charlotte, North Carolina. Of her beautifully simple yet strikingly coloured work, she says: ‘My university background is in Fibers as Fine Arts, and even though my work is mostly drawing and painting, the sensitivity to fibers as a source of line-inspiration is fairly […]

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Mario Sughi

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Friday 14 March 2008

I love the sense of mystique that Mario Sughi captures with his illustrations. There always seems to be a simmering storyline brewing below the surface of the frame.

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Massimiliano

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Friday 14 March 2008

Italian illustrator and designer Massimiliano creates vivid, dynamic and richly textured work. We caught up with him recently and asked him what had been keeping him busy of late.

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Joel Holland

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By Kate Barnett in New Illustration on Wednesday 12 March 2008

Brooklyn-based Joel Holland works freelance for magazines and publishing houses, creating advertisement illustration for agencies and design companies. His portfolio showcases a brilliant use of colour, his designs never being overworked, while his hand lettered type makes him one of my favourite typographers around right now. [see also the illustrations of Brooklyn-based Autumn Whitehurst]

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