Archive for 2009
Pourquoi Pas? is the only international periodical dedicated to fashion illustration and edited by one of Europe’s leading fashion artists, David Downton. Issue 2 features legendary artists from the golden age of fashion illustration such as René Gruau and René Bouché and inspiring contemporary artists including François Berthoud and Gladys Perint Palmer.
Overspray: Riding High with the Kings of California Airbrush Art is a new book by Norman Hathaway that reappraises that oft-maligned illustration technique. In this Eye Blog article Hathaway discusses the book, and on his website you can see video interviews with some of the artists. illy credit: Yasei Jidai.
On the day of Obama’s inauguration we here at Scamp Towers would like to mark the occasion by recognising the real reason for his historic win…Shepard Fairey.
Fairey is the man behind OBEYGIANT and the designer of the Obama Poster (above), he is a contemporary artist, graphic designer and illustrator who emerged from the skateboarding scene and became known initially for his “André the Giant Has a Posse” sticker campaign.
Hail to the power of the poster.
3×3 ProShow, Open to all art directors, editors, designers and illustrators. Categories include: Advertising, Animation, Books, Editorial, Fashion, Gallery, Institutional, Self-Promotion, Sequential, Three-Dimensional and Unpublished. Judges to date include art directors Alexandre Lagoet, Amsterdam, Raban Ruddigkeit, Germany and SooJin Buzelli and Darlene Simidian, the US as well as illustrators Roman Klonek and Monika Aichele, Germany, Marco Ventura, Italy, Nate Williams, Argentina and Yuko Shimizu, the US. Entry deadline: March 14, 2009
3×3 Children’s Book Show Open to all art directors, editors, authors, designers and illustrators from around the world. All published and unpublished children’s books completed in 2008 are eligible. Entry Deadline: April 14. 2009
American Illustration 28 and American Photography 25 call for entries. Entries for AI28must be received by February 20, 2009 online and AP25 by January 23. Who’s eligible? All illustrators, creative professionals, representatives, students and teachers of illustration with work created anywhere for any purpose and/or any work published or exhibited in North America. International illustrators with North American representation or those who have been published or exhibited in North America are also eligible. What are the AI28 entry fees? $25 per illustration $75 per published book, catalog, annual report, calendar or video animation $75 per editorial, advertising, or personal series of up to 10 related images.