Nothing is as cute as a kitten, and nothing is cuter than a fairy kitten. Artist Maria Lucia specializes in all things cute, cuddly, and (mostly) fictional. Her digital images are wonderfully wrought with special attention paid to the smallest details. Her furry/feathery subjects are artfully posed in soft, moonlit settings.
Ken Lee is KLSADAKO. Ken is an artist from the UK. He describes himself as a self taught graphite artist who never paid attention to what the teachers told him and went ahead and did things his own way. Most of his subjects are of women of Asian descent. He depicts them in various poses of vulnerability, seduction, and fierceness.
Juliano Lopes is a visual artist currently based in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts at the local Federal University in California. His work toes the fine line between contemporary graphics and painting. The human form, while superbly depicted, are all incomplete. His subjects are faceless, sometimes lacking an upper body altogether. A person, after all, is not merely a set of limbs, torso, trunk and head. The humanism in Juliano’s work is highly moving through its Renaissance-like honesty and love for man.
Abbey Watkins graduated from the Manchester Metropolitan University with first class honors in Textile Design for Fashion. Abbey’s work is . . . eclectic, to say the least. She does a lot of digitally colored illustrations with pencil. Her inspiration comes from anywhere. A lot of her work is fashion-oriented but she loves to create her own ideas from film, music, dreams, and the natural world.
Franco Clun is an Italian artist who’s slowly gaining hordes of geeky fans across the web. His photo-realistic illustrations of comic-book characters has captured the heart of fans. He’s equally good at drawing animals like dogs, cats, elephants, and lions. When you think about it, it isn’t at all different from drawing Wolverine.
Dead Moon is an epic story of two clans set in an oriental atmosphere rich with violent and mystical undertones. It’s a 128-page series combining canvas painting, pencil illustration, and large-scale painting. It’s Luis Royo’s most ambitious work yet. Luis Royo is a Spanish artist who, as a young boy, discovered that prefers drawing the characters in his imagination rather than geometrical shapes.
Marta Nael had always known what she wanted to be when she grew up. Her extraordinary aptitude for drawing and painting manifested itself quite early. She found her true love in matte painting and concept art after completing her Fine Arts degree. Her considerable talent allows her to create almost any kind of art using any multimedia applications. Her versatility has enabled Marta to work freelance.
George Patsouras has been passionate about art for as long as he could remember. He started drawing with colored pencils at an early age. He did take several art courses but he’s mostly self-taught. He’s currently a freelance illustrator who does impressive work with Adobe Photoshop CS5 and a a Wacom Intuos3 Tablet.
Daria Widermańska-Spala a.k.a. Anako is a Polish freelance illustrator. She has been drawing ever since she could remember but it wasn’t until she was 18 that she decided to immerse herself in the world of art. She dabbled in everything from animation to 3d graphics before finally finding his calling in illustration. She now puts her considerable talents to good use by designing and painting characters for the games industry, creating storyboards, drawing and coloring comics, and illustrating books & applications for children and fantasy.
Chris LaPorte is a caricature artist by day and works on his life-sized pencil drawings at night. City Band is his latest work. it’s inspired by an old, faded, and somewhat blurry photo he found in his mother’s basement.The photo to drawing ratio is 1:540 which means Chris had to make up a lot of details as he went along. The wrinkles and creases on their pants, their expressions, the curl of their fingers, even which way they were looking all came from Chris’s imagination.