January 29, 2014

Niklas Asker - The Environmentalists, USC Dornsife

Niklas Asker created a series of illustration for USC Dornsife's magazine highlighting several of their alumni as being current eco-warriors "combating the forces working against environmental health". Read the story here

Devil on my shoulder, angel at my feet...

CF Payne
"It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels."
Saint Augustine
Orlando Arocena
"Where God has his church the Devil will have his chapel."
Spanish Proverb
David Palumbo
"Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love."
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
Michal Dziekan
"The devil's voice is sweet to hear."
Stephen King
Bill Ssanderson
"Talk of the devil, and his horns appear."
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Mark T Smith
"Evil is the shadow of angel. Just as there are angels of light, support, guidance, healing and defense, so we have experiences of shadow angels. And we have names for them: racism, sexism, homophobia are all demons - but they're not out there."
Matthew Fox
Tim Bower
"I don't trust anyone! Even the Devil was once an Angel..."
- Unknown
Gary Kelley
"The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still."
- Aiden Wilson Tozer
Douglas Smith
"Conquer the devils with a little thing called love!"
Bob Marley
Dongyun Lee
"When Man will re-find himself, then demons with angels and God with the Devil will reconcile."
Sorin Cerin
Ricardo Martinez
"The devil is only a convenient myth invented by the real malefactors of our world."
Robert Anton Wilson
Rudy Gutierrez
"We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell."
-Oscar Wilde
Guy Stauber
"Hell is empty and all the devils are here."
William Shakespeare
Tran Nguyen
"I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love."
Marilyn Monroe
Eric Drooker
"The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life. Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat."
Albert Einstein
Tyler Jacobson
"The devil made me do it."
Flip Wilson
Chris Gall
"Philosophy will clip an angel's wings."
John Keats
Goni Montes
"If the devil does not exist, and man has therefore created him, he has created him in his own image and likeness."
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Kent Barton
"An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books."
Samuel Butler

January 22, 2014

Dongyun Lee - Bullish on Franchising, Entrepreneur Magazine

These illustrations by Dongyun Lee were commissioned for the January issue of Entrepreneur Magazine. The article is something about big franchises going public... the suits carrying a giant burger was a nice touch. 

David Palumbo - Pandora's Box, Scholastic

David Palumbo illustrated the classic myth of Pandora's Box for Scholastic's Scope magazine featured in their Dec 2013 issue. Take a look at his Robert Smalls illustration from about a year ago. 

NIklas Asker - Compliance for Gov't Contracts, ACC Docket Cover

Here is the illustration Niklas Asker did for ACC Docket's December '13 issue. Take a look at his previous cover for them here

January 20, 2014

Orlando Arocena - Wacom Artists Feature

Orlando Arocena has been featured on Wacom's blog recently as one of their Behance Artist Highlights. He answered several questions about his style and technique that are well worth the read. Check it out here

January 17, 2014

Goni Montes - Golf Guru

I think this is my favorite illustration by Goni Montes so far. Finished sometime last fall for Golf magazine, we are finally able to share it with you now. 

January 16, 2014

Jason Seiler - Big Boy (Chris Christie) at the Brink, New York Observer

As a frequent contributor to The New York Observer, Jason Seiler illustrated this cover for their coverage of the Chris Christie "Bridgegate" scandal.
And things were going so well for Christie.... 

January 15, 2014

Comedy Hour

Guy Stauber
"The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep."
Woody Allen
C.F. Payne
"Live from New York, it's Saturday Night!"
David Johnson
Oliver (Oliver Hardy): Why didn't you tell me it was you?
Stan (Stan Laurel): It was so dark, I didn't think you would hear me.
Orlando Arocena
Movie acting suits me because I only need to be good for ninety seconds at a time.
- Bill Murray
James Bennett
Normal is nothing more than a cycle on a washing machine.
Whoopi Goldberg
Kinuko Y. Craft
"I can see he's not in your good books,' said the messenger.
'No, and if he were I would burn my library."
William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing
Dongyun Lee
"Flowers are the fastest way to a woman's heart. Well, actually, the fastest way is through her rib cage, but flowers are a lot less messy."
- Eddie Murphy
Niklas Asker
"I'm really really not hungry so I guess just order me a short stack of pancakes and some turkey bacon, but I guess if they don't have turkey bacon get me regular bacon. And a milkshake."
- Hannah (Lena Dunham), Girls
Gary Kelley
"Look, let me explain something to you. I'm not Mr. Lebowski. You're Mr. Lebowski. I'm the Dude. So that's what you call me. That, or His Dudeness … Duder … or El Duderino, if, you know, you're not into the whole brevity thing."
The Dude, The Big Lebowski
Bill Sanderson
Punch and Judy, 1662-
Chris Gall
"My life is just a series of embarrassing incidents strung together by telling people about those embarrassing incidents."
- Russell Brand
Sam Spratt
"I don’t stop eating when I’m full. The meal isn’t over when I’m full. It’s over when I hate myself."
Louis C.K.
Michal Dziekan
"There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt."
Erma Bombeck
Ricardo Martinez
"My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more. "
Walter Mathau
Jason Seiler
"Starbucks says they are going to start putting religious quotes on cups. The very first one will say, 'Jesus! This cup is expensive!'"
Conan O' Brien
Ted Wright
"A day without laughter is a day wasted. "
Charlie Chaplin
Tim Bower
"I pretty much operate on adrenaline and ignorance."
Johnny Knoxville
Mark Summers
"Charlie Brown is the one person I identify with. C.B. is such a loser. He wasn't even the star of his own Halloween special."
Chris Rock