Category Archives: New Work

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PJ McQuade – Major League Soccer – Futbol Artist Network

I recently teamed up with Futbol Artist Network‘s Creative Director (& illustrator extraordinaire!) Daniel Nyari to produce artwork for the television show, MLS Insider.  Produced by Emmy Award-winner Jonathan Hock, the ground-breaking series moves to a new outlet — KICKTV

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PJ McQuade – Major League Soccer – Futbol Artist Network

I recently teamed up with Futbol Artist Network‘s Creative Director (& illustrator extraordinaire!) Daniel Nyari to produce artwork for the television show, MLS Insider.  Produced by Emmy Award-winner Jonathan Hock, the ground-breaking series moves to a new outlet — KICKTV

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Ryan Snook – D CEO

How to Build a Better Athlete 1/4 page illustration for D CEO for an article about new technologies emerging to help athletes compete.

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Ryan Snook – D CEO

How to Build a Better Athlete 1/4 page illustration for D CEO for an article about new technologies emerging to help athletes compete.

Michael Byers – San Fransisco Magazine

This was an interesting article about different companies that are all developing a variety of underwater submersibles. The objects vary greatly from those that are controlled remotely from a nearby boat, to those that just float on the surface and

Michael Byers – San Fransisco Magazine

This was an interesting article about different companies that are all developing a variety of underwater submersibles. The objects vary greatly from those that are controlled remotely from a nearby boat, to those that just float on the surface and

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PJ McQuade – Grantland – Paula Deen, March Madness and Ron Lester’s Varisty Blues

Here are 3 illustrations I did for Grantland recently. The first two below were for the website – Portraits of announcers Verne Lundquist & Bill Raftery, NCAA March Madness Icons and another for an article about actor Ron Lester, who

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PJ McQuade – Grantland – Paula Deen, March Madness and Ron Lester’s Varisty Blues

Here are 3 illustrations I did for Grantland recently. The first two below were for the website – Portraits of announcers Verne Lundquist & Bill Raftery, NCAA March Madness Icons and another for an article about actor Ron Lester, who

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Ryan Snook – Mother Jones

Two recent illustrations for Mother Jones. Top image for an article about obesity and antibiotics. The bottom image was created for an article about food stamps and the government’s role in deciding what can and can’t be bought with them.

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Ryan Snook – Mother Jones

Two recent illustrations for Mother Jones. Top image for an article about obesity and antibiotics. The bottom image was created for an article about food stamps and the government’s role in deciding what can and can’t be bought with them.

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Thomas Pitilli – Play Ball!

  With this week being the start of the new baseball season, I thought it would be appropriate to post this recent spring-themed illustration I made about an old urban pastime, Stickball. I have always been inspired by old photographs

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Thomas Pitilli – Play Ball!

  With this week being the start of the new baseball season, I thought it would be appropriate to post this recent spring-themed illustration I made about an old urban pastime, Stickball. I have always been inspired by old photographs

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Daniel Fishel – Newsweek

Newsweek gave me a call to illustrate a topic that is going to be a hot topic in the coming weeks. Website domain’s are bought and sold only in the United States and internationalist are peeved that they can not buy

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Daniel Fishel – Newsweek

Newsweek gave me a call to illustrate a topic that is going to be a hot topic in the coming weeks. Website domain’s are bought and sold only in the United States and internationalist are peeved that they can not buy

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Thomas James – Conflict of Interest

Here’s a straight and simple image for a BYU Magazine article about the ethical complications of receiving a sizable wedding gift from someone you’re doing business with. Always fun to work with a limited color palette to let the concept

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Thomas James – Conflict of Interest

Here’s a straight and simple image for a BYU Magazine article about the ethical complications of receiving a sizable wedding gift from someone you’re doing business with. Always fun to work with a limited color palette to let the concept

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Kyle T Webster – Bamboo Ink Portrait

A portrait demonstration for my students. Bamboo and ink, 18×24, Newsprint. Model: Courtney

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Kyle T Webster – Bamboo Ink Portrait

A portrait demonstration for my students. Bamboo and ink, 18×24, Newsprint. Model: Courtney

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Thomas James – Sierra Magazine

After designing the layout of an illustration for a double page spread, it’s always a thrill to see it incorporated well with the text. Here’s one recently created for Sierra Club’s Sierra Magazine. Art Director Tracy Cox and I worked

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Thomas James – Sierra Magazine

After designing the layout of an illustration for a double page spread, it’s always a thrill to see it incorporated well with the text. Here’s one recently created for Sierra Club’s Sierra Magazine. Art Director Tracy Cox and I worked

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Intelligence Report

UN Policemen and black helicopters! Here’s a series of illustrations that I recently did for an article titled “Agenda of Fear”. It’s in the current issue of The Intelligence Report Magazine: http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2014/spring/Agenda-of-Fear I used new pen nibs that I recently

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Intelligence Report

UN Policemen and black helicopters! Here’s a series of illustrations that I recently did for an article titled “Agenda of Fear”. It’s in the current issue of The Intelligence Report Magazine: http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2014/spring/Agenda-of-Fear I used new pen nibs that I recently

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Mike Freiheit – New Portraits

Here are some recent portraits I’ve been working on. Thanks for having a look. R.I.P. Phillip Seymour Hoffman   For American Cowboy Magazine True Detective R.I.P. Harold Ramis

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Mike Freiheit – New Portraits

Here are some recent portraits I’ve been working on. Thanks for having a look. R.I.P. Phillip Seymour Hoffman   For American Cowboy Magazine True Detective R.I.P. Harold Ramis

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Illo Confidential!

Click on any of the images below to enjoy our love-filled slideshow. Because we heart you.

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Illo Confidential!

Click on any of the images below to enjoy our love-filled slideshow. Because we heart you.

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PJ McQuade – ODE to GEEK

When I was first asked to create a print for the Generation Geek gallery show in Bourges, France for Geek-Art, I was surprisingly stumped.  Not because I couldn’t think of what to do, but because there were too many options. 

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PJ McQuade – ODE to GEEK

When I was first asked to create a print for the Generation Geek gallery show in Bourges, France for Geek-Art, I was surprisingly stumped.  Not because I couldn’t think of what to do, but because there were too many options. 

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Thomas James – 5 for New York Times

I was thrilled to work with Minh Uong for this series of illustrations for the New York Times Sunday Business section (on the stands today). I was asked to visualize five tax-related topic briefs as simplified, iconic images, although I

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Thomas James – 5 for New York Times

I was thrilled to work with Minh Uong for this series of illustrations for the New York Times Sunday Business section (on the stands today). I was asked to visualize five tax-related topic briefs as simplified, iconic images, although I

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Daniel Fishel – McSweeney’s / Nick Hornby

Here are two Nick Hornby book covers I illustrated for a McSweeney’s imprint called Believer Books. I am really thrilled with how these covers turned out. Buy them here or at your local book store.    

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Daniel Fishel – McSweeney’s / Nick Hornby

Here are two Nick Hornby book covers I illustrated for a McSweeney’s imprint called Believer Books. I am really thrilled with how these covers turned out. Buy them here or at your local book store.    

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Thomas Pitilli- Harsh rules in Texas

Here’s a recent cover I illustrated for last week’s Fort Worth Weekly. Apparently being late to class in Texas can send you straight to court. Yikes. Thanks to Bonnie for the assignment, I had fun with this one!

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Thomas Pitilli- Harsh rules in Texas

Here’s a recent cover I illustrated for last week’s Fort Worth Weekly. Apparently being late to class in Texas can send you straight to court. Yikes. Thanks to Bonnie for the assignment, I had fun with this one!

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Thomas James – Film Lottery for Variety

Here’s another piece for Variety about the fact that studios are picking up less and less films each year. And so getting your film picked up is akin to winning the lottery. Art Director Cheyne Gately came to me with

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Thomas James – Film Lottery for Variety

Here’s another piece for Variety about the fact that studios are picking up less and less films each year. And so getting your film picked up is akin to winning the lottery. Art Director Cheyne Gately came to me with

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Thomas James – Clemency for Snowden

Tell Edward the joyous news! Over the weekend I created this quick-turnaround illustration for Intelligence Squared US for a last minute debate topic about the fate of Edward Snowden. It’s always fun when I get a chance to draw from

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Thomas James – Clemency for Snowden

Tell Edward the joyous news! Over the weekend I created this quick-turnaround illustration for Intelligence Squared US for a last minute debate topic about the fate of Edward Snowden. It’s always fun when I get a chance to draw from

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Ryan Snook – Popular Science

Slowing the Speed of Medical Innovation Created for Popular Science.

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Ryan Snook – Popular Science

Slowing the Speed of Medical Innovation Created for Popular Science.