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Illustrator Profile - Jacob Thomas: "Aim at being known for smart work"

By Robert Newman   Thursday August 17, 2017

Jacob Thomas is a New York City-based illustrator and artist whose editorial work has appeared in numerous publications, as well as other venues including a mural in the Empire State Building. Thomas is also a prolific street artist; he says, "I'm making a lot of politically-driven work lately. I'm scared for our country." He creates his work in a variety of styles ...   Read the full Story >>

Illustrator Profile - Neil Gower: "When the design world went digital I stuck to my paints"

By Robert Newman   Thursday August 3, 2017

l Gower is a Lewes, England-based illustrator, designer, and book cover artist. His brilliant watercolor and gouache paintings have appeared on series of book covers by William Golding and Bill Bryson, as well as many others. Gower had a longtime regular gig creating illustrated maps for Conde Nast Traveler, and has also been a regular cover artist for his local regional publication, Viva Lewes ...   Read the full Story >>

Illustrator Profile - Monika Aichele: "Keep your mind free and inspired"

By Robert Newman   Thursday July 20, 2017

Monika Aichele is a Munich, Germany-based illustrator and designer. She has lived and worked in New York, Barcelona, and Berlin, and currently spends time in Mainz teaching illustration at the University of Applied Sciences. Aichele works in a variety of styles, including ink and acrylic as well as screen printing. An illustrator for publications in Europe and the United States, she recently completed work ...   Read the full Story >>

Illustrator Profile - Dan Bejar: "Believe in your work and trust what your voice is trying to say"

By Robert Newman   Thursday July 6, 2017

Dan Bejar is a Brooklyn-based illustrator and artist. His illustrations are primarily monotypes on paper, and his smart, conceptual editorial work appears consistently in numerous publications. Bejar says that "illustration is about communication with images," and to that end he has also created vibrant artwork in a variety of mediums, whose purpose is "to critique and question the roles that history, place and identity ...   Read the full Story >>

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