20 November 2014

Food Photography by Wayne Rainey

A photograph of a Noodle dish by Wayne Rainey
Noodle Dish with Chopsticks. Photography © Wayne Rainey

A Variety of Plated Food Dishes and Settings Photographed by Wayne Rainey.

Food photography of Wayne Rainey taken at monOrchid Studios in Phoenix Arizona. It showcases the different kinds of dishes, from the variety of sweets, appetizers, soup and many more.

More Information about Portrait and Lifestyle Photographer Wayne Rainey

Wayne Rainey is a fine-art and commercial photographer, and an artistic community activist based in Phoenix, Arizona. Educated in photography through 25 years of practical experience, Rainey has specialized in commercial fields such as food, lifestyles, resort, and major production advertising. In addition to his commercial career, Rainey’s reputation in the fine arts world is well known through exhibitions at Bentley Gallery and reviews in publications such as ArtNews and Communication Arts.
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More Portfolios from Wayne Rainey: Arizona Tourism, Africa, Food, Video Reel

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08 November 2014

The West Through the Lens Photography Exhibition featuring Raechel Running

Invitation for The West Through the Lens Exhibition featuring Raechel Running
Invitation - The West Through the Lens Exhibition. Photography © Raechel Running

Phippen Museum presents The West Through the Lens Photography Exhibition featuring Raechel Running.

The Phippen Museum proudly present, The West through the Lens, a very special invitational exhibition and sale featuring the photography of seventeen of America's finest photographers of the West.

Each of the participating artists in this exhibition were offered exclusive invitations based on their impressive portfolios and were asked to send up to six pieces each. These talented photographers include: Scott Baxter, Lisa Dearing, Barry Denton, Dave Drost, Jay Dusard, Adam Jahiel, Gary Ladd, Kathy McCraine, Colleen Miniuk-Sperry, Robert Osborn, Bev Pettit, Cheyenne L. Rouse, Raechel Running, Lynn Sankey, Priscilla Tacheney, Lynette Tritel and Derek von Briesen.

06 November 2014

Textile Patterns by Giulio Iurissevich

Tattooed man with beard surrounded by himself in a pattern
Textile Pattern Enlarged Detail (Bearded Man). Illustration © Giulio Iurissevich

Textile Pattern Illustrations designed by Giulio Iurissevich for Fashion Magazines, Furniture Designers, and Clothing Labels.


Giulio Iurissevich’s incredibly detailed Textile Pattern Illustrations for Fault Magazine, Vetreria Valeri, Сергей Скрибо, and others.

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Giulio Iurissevich is an Italian artist who specialized in illustration, design, fashion, and digital imagery. Deconstruction is crucial to his style. By breaking down multiple fragments and bringing them together to create new forms, Giulio creates something of his own.
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More Portfolios from Giulio Iurissevich: Fashion and Lifestyle Vector, Fine Art, Fashion, Installation, Superheroes, Textiles and Patterns

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28 October 2014

Map Illustrations for The World of Ice and Fire by Michael Gellatly

Cover of George R. R. Martin's The World of Ice and Fire
Cover of George R. R. Martin's, "The World of Ice and Fire. The Untold History of Westeros and The Game of Thrones"

Map Illustrations for George R. R. Martin's, "The World of Ice and Fire. The Untold History of Westeros and The Game of Thrones" by Michael Gellatly

In 2006 Michael Gellatly was commissioned by Random House to create a series of fully embellished map illustrations for George R.R. Martin's long anticipated book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series, The World of Ice and Fire - the never-before-seen history of Westeros and the Lands Beyond. With the book scheduled for release today, we are able to share with you these maps of mythical places. Says Gellatly, "It was quite the adventure!" Michael talks more about the project, and how he came to work with George R. R. Martin in this interview with AltPick. And after the jump, we'll learn a little more about Michael's process in the creation of these maps, and look at some example of the early concepts alongside the fully realized final versions.

10 October 2014

Carlos Araujo Featured Again in Lurzer's 200 Best Illustrators

Cover of the 200 Best Illustrators which includes Carlos Araujo



Lürzer's Archive Special 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide Featuring the Work of Carlos Araujo.


For the third time, illustrator Carlos Araujo is set to be included in the Luerzer's Special 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide. Selected were five of Araujo's illustrations, including covers for Schizzibooks and Salamandra, an anaglyph 3D pin-up for Strange Kid’s Club, and illustrations for educational books. The 2014/2015 edition showcases a “collection of top-class illustration work selected from more than 5,000 submissions from 1,050 illustrators from no fewer than 67 countries. It’s a truly international affair…!” Read more about it on Carlos Araujo's Blog or view more images after the jump. The 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide 2014/2015 is now available at luerzersarchive.net.

"More Images After the Jump"

29 September 2014

Nerosunero (Mario Sughi) Solo Exhibition in Germany & New Book of Fine Art


Mario Sughi, "Short Stories" at Galerie Lauth, Ludwigshafen, Germany

Galerie Lauth (www.galerie-lauth.de/) in Ludwigshafen (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany) Presents:

nerosunero (Mario Sughi), SHORT STORIES

10 October - 1 November 2014

The exhibition was created in Dublin. All the works were made with a graphic tablet & pen drawing directly to the computer. Then the works were sent to Eggenstein in Germany where they have been printed and published in limited edition of 7 by International Graphics Walmsley GombH (www.ig-team.de)

The exhibition is made of 26 works, the smallest one measuring 20x30cm (7.8x11.8in) the largest ones 150x226cm (55x89in)

The exhibition opening will be presenting the new volume

nerosunero solo exhibition in Germany

nerosunero: Across the lane

Italian & English

100 pages, 55 color illustrations

published by GIUDA edizioni

Associazione Culturale Mirada, Ravenna Italy (2014) www.mirada.it/editoria/

With essays by Prof. Renato Barilli & Elettra Stamboulis

Nerosunero a story from afar.

The most striking aspect of Mario Sughi’s work to date is his profound love of the human figure, and of its description, in depicting the thousands of occasions when our bodies are on show, whether in public or in private. But we immediately need to qualify this preliminary statement: the artist is in no way enamoured of the flesh of which we are made...

More Information about Illustrator Mario Sughi, AKA Nerosunero

Mario Sughi aka nerosunero is an Italian artist and illustrator living and working in Dublin, Ireland. His evocative works draw influences from British Pop-Art and old Italian masters, capturing a moment in time where the relationships and players are merely hinted at, leaving the viewer to flesh out the stories in their own imaginations. Mario Sughi's creates his work directly in the computer using a graphic tablet. He relies on his own sketches and photographs as inspiration, but his artistic process means that his work exists only as prints. Mario's fine art portfolio and editorial illustrations have appeared in galleries and publications across Europe.
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More Portfolios from Mario Sughi: Fine Art Installations, Lifestyle, Nude and Erotica

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28 September 2014

Trappings of the American West Group Show Featuring Raechel Running

Photograph of a Spanish Barb Horse by Raechel Running
Spanish Barb Horse. Photograph © Raechel Running

23rd Annual Trappings of the American West Exhibition. September 28 – December 7, 2014 at the Museum of Northern Arizona by Raechel Running.

Once again, photographer Raechel Running is participating in the annual Trappings of the West show, in northern Arizona. The exhibition and sale features work by 80 of the country’s top Western artists from 14 Western states and Hawaii, including members of the Cowboy Artists of America, Traditional Cowboy Arts Association and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. All work in the exhibition is for sale. Trappings connects visitors to the history of the country’s rural West culture, rooted in the principles of tradition, family, integrity and hard work.

More Information about Travel, Lifestyle, and Cultural Photographer Raechel Running

Raechel Running has worked as a freelance photographer for over 25 years and presently calls Tucson's Barrio Viejo home. Food and travel inspire Raechel’s passion for life. Like the spices of the cultural diverse landscape, Raechel’s imagery reflect her interests in social and environmental issues of the cultures within the radius of the US/Mexico borderlands and beyond. Her documentary and fine art photo based collages explore the cycles of life and death and the spiritual threads that connect us to our human experience and our relationship to the land.
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More Portfolios from Raechel Running: Environmental Portraits, Fine Art, Editorial, Horse Culture

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25 September 2014

Portrait of Andrew McCutchen by Erik Isakson for Marucci Sports

Portrait of Andrew McCutchen holding a Marucci Sports branded bat

Andrew McCutchen. Photograph by Erik Isakson.

Erik Isakson recently photographed Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder, Andrew McCutchen, aka "Cutch" for Marucci Sports. Andrew McCutchen and the Pirates are on their way to their second straight trip to the playoffs, after beating the Atlanta Braves.

Marucci Sports is an American manufacturer of baseball bats based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It was founded in 2002 by the Louisiana State University athletic training director Jack Marucci. The company is co-owned by former major league baseball players Kurt Ainsworth and Joe Lawrence. (from WikiPedia)

More Information about Sports and Lifestyle Photographer Erik Isakson

Erik Isakson is a professional photographer with an emphasis in sports and lifestyle imagery. With over 11 years of experience in advertising and editorial projects, Erik Isakson has accumulated an extensive client list including Nike, Sports Illustrated, and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

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More Portfolios from Erik Isakson: Lifestyle, Professional Athletes, Sports

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