Five Of Today’s Most Incredible Illustrators

December 5, 2013
Incredible Illustrators

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While the word “illustrator” might bring to mind a children’s book artist, these five illustrators graduated from storybooks decades ago. Thanks to the ever-growing arsenal of available digital media creation tools, the world of illustration has undergone a major transformation over the years. Today’s illustrators blend traditional and digital media to create artwork for magazines, books, advertisements, movies and more. While they use many of the same tools, each illustrator has an entirely different style. Keep reading to see each artist’s unique take on 21st century illustration.

Incredible Illustrators: Michael Kutsche

If you’ve watched Thor, John Carter or Oz the Great and Powerful, then you’re already familiar with Michael Kutsche’s work. Kutsche was born in Germany in 1970, and like many other illustrators, began drawing and illustrating at an early age. As his work demonstrates, Kutsche has never lacked imagination or the skill to turn his ideas into awesome otherworldly creatures.

Incredible Illustrators Michael Kutsche

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The Vermilion Cliffs’ Incredible, Nature-Made Contours

December 4, 2013
Vermilion Cliffs

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In Arizona, just south of the Utah state line, you can encounter an array of twisting reddish-orange cliffs, rock formations and valleys. This 294,000-acre expanse of geological treasures is known as the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, home to the Coyote Buttes, Paria Canyon, Paria Plateau and the Vermilion Cliffs. Unlike national parks that bustle with camera happy tourists, this monument is relatively isolated, quiet and serene, offering the perfect environment for travelers and visitors who truly want to get away.

Vermilion Cliffs Arizona

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World Population Growth In GIF Form

December 3, 2013

World Population Growth

As birth rates in North America and Europe remain stagnant, sub-Saharan Africa’s only continues to grow. Due to high fertility rates and improved and expanded access to medical care, the region stands to double in size from 1.1 to 2.4 billion people in 2050, all things constant.

A Magical Time Lapse Of The Boston Ballet

November 28, 2013

Playing with themes of physical and linear movement, filmmakers spent the day at the Boston Ballet’s Studio 7 to capture these art-meets-athleticism behind the scenes. The chopped up and stretched out result is amazing.

The Forward-Thinking Wonders Of Water Studio

November 26, 2013

Water Studio Floating Dragon

It’s no secret that climate change is on the rise. Many years down the road, long after the polar ice caps have really started to melt and there’s less viable land available for living purposes, mankind will likely turn to the seas for alternatives. But one design studio nestled in the heart of the Netherlands has already begun its mission to create aquatic urban architecture that utilizes liquid as a solid foundation.

Water Studio Sea Tree

Ocean Flower

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Face-O-Mat Travels The World

November 24, 2013

Tacking over 25,000 miles under his belt in the process, Swiss artist Tobias Gutmann has truly taken the art of portraiture to scale. Traveling from Tokyo to London to Dar es Salaam with his analog portrait booth, Gutmann provides international patrons with the opportunity to re-envision themselves as their authentic and deconstructed selves.