Graffiti-inspired illustrations by PJ Richardson

Saad Moosajee Reader Find

By Saad Moosajee in New Illustration on Tuesday 5 June 2012

PJ Richardson is a California-based illustrator and motion artist who has drawn inspiration his whole life from the local graffiti scene. Richardson’s vibrant, free-flowing illustrations have caught the interest of clients like Stussy, Converse, and MTV.

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Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Friday 24 December 2010

Using the tropes of graffiti art as a jumping-off point, Erosie brings a conceptual edge to his work, which often utilizes text, abstract forms, illustrative components, and a contrast between minimalism and dizzying complexity.

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Pedro Matos

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Art on Wednesday 15 December 2010

Through contrasting post-graffiti backgrounds and photorealistic foregrounds, Pedro Matos’ artwork highlights an alarming concern for people and their values. It’s as if he matches the subject’s thoughts, feelings and mentatlity to each cleverly painted setting.

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