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Illustrator Profile - Lauren Simkin Berke: "Create space for the unexpected"

By Robert Newman   Thursday May 25, 2017

Lauren Simkin Berke is a Brooklyn-based illustrator, artist, and zine creator. In addition to regular editorial illustration, Berke's artwork has graced book covers, and appeared in gallery exhibits, and is available on a wide variety of merchandise via the Etsy and Brooklyn Collective. Berke has also been an active comic artist and writer. Most of Berke's illustrations are created pen, ink and ...   Read the full Story >>

Illustrator Profile - David Cowles: "I've always preferred drawing people instead of objects"

By Robert Newman   Monday May 15, 2017

David Cowles is a Rochester, New York-based illustrator, master caricaturist, animator, and teacher. His distinctive, colorful, graphic portraits have graced the pages of countless consumer magazines and newspapers. A former newspaper art director, Cowles brings a consistently smart graphic and editorial focus to his work, whether it's his many caricatures or more conceptual illustrations. In addition to his print work, Cowles has created ...   Read the full Story >>