Produced by legendary Chuck Jones, this little film about the love between a freedom-loving (female) dot and a dependable (male) line is a treasure of sprightly language and delightful visuals. It is enchanting, charming, witty – everything one could expect from a master of animation who was responsible for creating such cultural icons as Bugs […]
Gorgeous bit of type history discovered on Imprint: In 1937, on the 100th anniversary of the founding of The Bauer Type Foundry in 1837, the firm issued “Bauer’s Family Tree of Printing Types.” It’s a whimsical, slightly inaccurate and completely gorgeous work of art, a rare treat for any typography aficionado. I just love how […]
Noli Novak is one of Wall Street Journal’s hedcut (stipple portrait) illustrators, and for nearly 20 years she has created. At her studio, she typically receives an e-mailed photo of her subject. Then, deftly employing a number-one pen, she copies a three-by-five inch image onto special vellum paper. She creates a realistic image with a […]
If you haven’t heard of Steven Noble before, you most certainly have heard of some of his work: he illustrated the back of the one dollar bill; he is the illustrator who was hired to redraw the White House for its most recent logo refresh; he is the artist behind American Express’ centurion/gladiator illustration, famously […]
Inspired by the body art phenomenon that is sweeping the globe, WICKED is an all new energy drink combining tattoo attitude with caffeine and taurine; it comes in a gorgeous packaging and with a wicked, wicked commercial featuring a pole-dancing geisha, animated body art and Tomb Raider-like action.
Most of these offer multiple sizes, including widescreen; the few exceptions to the rule were either too beautiful to ignore despite their 1024x768px size or look good centred on a black screen. Click on the image to go to the source and select your desired size. Enjoy! 1440×900 1680×1050 1024×768 1440×900 1680×1050
Having developed a recent fascination with stencils as a form of expression – fed by the works of Banksy and Blek and building on my enchanting experience with Jean-Luc Duez and his “Amour” stencils all over Paris – I thought I’d see if I can achieve the stencil effect in my weapon of choice, Illustrator.