Our latest Creative Feature spotlights Virginia-based artist “Illumistrations,” who recreates the superheroes, heroines and villains we love with a mahogany twist.
French cartoonist/illustrator David Raphet creates a beautiful bright-eyed, brown-skinned character with a rather voluminous natural do for “Afro.”
The vibrancy of Malaysian electro-pop diva, Ze!, is captured in this brilliant digital illustration by 27-year-old Ecuadorian artist Ericka Coello.
A special Birthday Creative Feature for Nina Simone aka “High Priestess of Soul,” illustrations, paintings, murals, t-shirt designs, and more.
It’s only Monday but Patience Lekien’s digital tribute to Disney’s ‘The Proud Family’ is our Creative Pick of the Week!
American jazz legend Miles Davis remains the essence of cool, as depicted by cartoonist and freelance illustrator Dustin Harbin aka DHARBIN in “Miles by Bicycle.” A minimalist fine print, the North Carolina-based artist describes the piece as “an icon of American music, culture, and composing, relaxing on a bicycle. The trumpet doubles as air intake for increased cardiovascular efficiency.”
Widely known for his immortalizing digital portraits of some of pop culture’s most influential people, UK artist Richard Davies vividly captures Black astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson for Ask Men’s Top 49 Men 2012 feature.
With September quickly zooming by and Halloween right around the corner, the timing couldn’t be better for a macabre Creative Quickie from Spanish artist/photographer Cristina Otero, whose latest self-portrait is entitled, “i am.”
While I’ve had the pleasure of showcasing the work of many talented friends and colleagues, featuring a piece by my former Interactive Media professor, Wonil Suh, is beyond an honor. Now a Creative Development Lead at BBDO Worldwide, the NYC-based designer still finds time to share his amazing personal work with us, the latest entitled “Cross Road Blues.”
Described by the artist as a “body of work which explores the symbiosis of animal and human nature,” Natalie Shau’s metamorphosis Collection embodies her ability to create elegant, beautiful darkness.
Spanish artist Kikayis shows “mulata girls” some love in a set of lovely new paintings that honor their bodies and voluminous afros with his vibrant, detailed technique.
Up to her usual amazing antics, Spanish artist/photographer Cristina Otero offers her latest work entitled, sleephead. This time, the talented 16-year-old is joined by a new family member, Nerón, an albino ferret who apparently loves to get some Zzzz.
Eaten is an eerie new portrait by NYC-based illustrator Sam Spratt which mixes grisly features such as scarred eye sockets with impeccably detailed dripping beads of sweat, damp curly hair strands between finger tips and hyper-realistic lip texture.
Freelance graphic designer and journalist Drea Avellán expresses her passion for video games with these adorable Controller Love posters!
Continuing our Black Music Month features, we’ve collected artwork and designs inspired by legendary Roots’ drummer, DJ and producer Ahmir Thompson, better known as Questlove.
For Black Music Month, we’ll be showcasing artwork and designs inspired by some of the most prolific musicians from around the world, starting with Billie Holiday.
Cali-based freelance illustrator Jerrod Maruyama tributes Marvel’s Avengers with adorable kawaii-style Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, and Thor.
Perhaps it’s early to pick the week’s most interesting creative pick, but we’ve sat on this long enough! Painted by NYC-based artist Andre Woolery, this phenomenal Erykah Badu mural is a part of his ‘Paint The Town’ series.
Gerrel Sanders aka GAKS has released the first set of his Skull Girls series. The multi-disciplined Trinidad and Tobago-based digital artist has left fans in anticipation of his new skull-faced vector beauties for weeks.
Creatives from all over—and from various ethnic backgrounds, ages and artistic mediums, have been expressing their pain and frustration for Trayvon Martin through art, photography and illustration.