Marcus James

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Marcus James‘ has a way with colored pencils, illustrating rolling landscapes, Iberian bulls, and more. But what’s really impressive is the size he works at – the bulls are life-size! In fact everything is huge in scale, making me want to check out his work in a gallery asap.

 

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Josephin Ritschel

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Berlin-based illustrator Josephin Ritschel favors a modernist style featuring architecture of the same variety as its subject. Through it she creates books, prints, and comics – some of which you can pick up for yourself in her shop – in a pretty palette of muted tones.

 

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Christopher DeLorenzo

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Christopher DeLorenzo creates simple, bold illustrations and designs. As a one man studio based out of Massachusetts, he creates editorial illustration, branding development, advertising, packaging, fashion, and the list goes on. Bring some of his art into your space by checking out his shop and picking up a print or three.

 

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Steve Kim

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If Steve Kim‘s veiled women don’t make you feel a little uneasy, well, you’re not as easily spooked as I am. Maybe it’s the lone blue color, or the empty staring eyes, or the lack of darn near anything else on the page that does it. But the thing is, I like to feel uneasy every once in awhile – don’t you?

 

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Kreh Mellick

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Folklore, nostalgia, and the past are all running themes in Kreh Mellick‘s fantastic works of art. I’m hard pressed to choose between her mirrored illustrations and the unexpected monochromatic red pieces, each telling a fictional story.

 

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Print Edition: October 2016

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Prickly Pear Fabric Wall Art by My Bearded Pigeon

 

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HA HA by alphonssine

 

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Strawberry by Paper Ghost Studio

 

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Graphic 83 by Georgiana Paraschiv

 

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Pink and Yellow Minimalist Desert Landscape by Beeline Studio

 

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One Line Nude Art by Quibe

 

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Geometric Gold by Cat Coquillette

 

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Libra Astrology Poster by Crisp Sheets

 

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Becca Stadtlander Flowers Print by Little Otsu

 

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Polka Dots & Paint by Tangerine-Tane

 

 

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Gigi Rose Gray

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Los Angeles-based Gigi Rose Gray has a name and face as chic as the mysterious ladies she illustrates. Through lurid side glances, hidden faces, and artful cropping, Gray creates a story in every piece that leaves us begging for more information.

 

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Ömer

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Instagram is a treasure trove of good things beyond photos of sunsets, pumpkin spice lattes, and what people ate for lunch. An artist who simply goes by the name Ömer has quietly been creating and posting simple black line illustrations that leave just enough to the imagination. (A heads up that the majority of his work is probably NSFW.)

 

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Daria Golab

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Nearly all of Polish artist Daria Golab‘s portraits are brimming with emotion and mystery. Why is that girl’s cheek scratched? What makes someone smile so big? What is she gazing at in the distance? Only creating more questions are the often present flowers or pastel colors.

 

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