Street artist Tom Hanksy’s new work at Bushwick 5points, Brooklyn. [via Laughing Squid]
“Pagano,” a huge mural in Beirut by INTI, a Chilean street artist. The mural was created for White Wall, an art exhibition organized in Beirut to give new impetus to…
While some artists spend thousands of dollars to buy the best art materials money can buy, artist Kenneth Lee Flannery has no such luxuries as he is currently incarcerated in a facility in California. He has access only to the ink cartridges of pens provided by an officer, which have had their casings removed, to create his beautiful, monochromatic pieces.
Using only the cartridges and art paper that (rarely) gets allowed past the facility’s mail room, Kenneth spends countless hours on his intricately detailed works. And getting his art out is easier said than done, as a lot of his pieces have been destroyed in the mailing process, either by “an officer” or by rough handling in the postal system.
Born in 1968, Kenneth is a self-taught artist, and is equally at ease with using chalk, pencil, color pencils and pastels as artistic mediums. His illustrations, “The Longing” and “Missing Pieces” were featured by The Arts United San Antonio Magazine, and were also displayed at the R Gallery in San Antonio, Texas.
If you are interested in his artworks, please contact the artist’s wife, Linda Mansfield at this email address – firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Select illustrations from the sketchbook of André Azevedo, an artist from Brazil.
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Milwaukee-based illustrator, Ryan Carter was asked to create a graphics campaign for a team participating in Rickshaw Run, a fundraiser for a charity called Frankwater, which aims to bring clean water to areas of the world that don’t have access to it.
The team, which calls itself Sitar Wars, is planning to drive a rickshaw (a noisy 7 hp, three-wheeled bucket on wheels) on a 3,500 km (2,175 mile) journey from the southern tip of India to its northern tip. The team wanted illustrations of Star Wars characters playing sitars to adorn their rickshaw, and this was the first (and super-awesome) response to that request.
Ryan Carter grew up in a middle class background, and slogged in factories for a while, before getting a life-changing opportunity to work as a graphic arts intern at Horny Goat Brewing Co. He says that the internship soon blossomed into a “crazy role” creating a slew of artwork and marketing materials every day.
Link to Ryan Carter’s site.
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When it rains, it sure does pour. Cartoonist Grant Snider shows us how a brainstorm occurs in the mind of the human animal. Prints of the comic are available here.…
A terrific illustration by Jordi, an artist from Barcelona, Spain. Snip from the description of the piece: Mortimer seems to be an easy man, with his non expression face, his…
Check out some select illustrations from the portfolio of Danelly Liz, a self-taught artist based in Miami, Florida, who creates her surreal works using ink, graphite and charcoal, Danelly says that her youthful, sleepy-eyed figures exude a kind of dark, yet innocent allure, and draw the onlooker with their eyes.
Click on the image to view large. Wood Dork, contributed to the JazJaz Flickr Pool by Texasadam (aka Adam Whatley), an artist and illustrator from Austin, Texas.
A lovely glow-in-the-dark tribute to the Firefly TV show, designed by artist and animator, Drew Wise. T-shirts with the print will be available on NowhereBad for the next 3.5 days.