Saturday, May 23, 2009

Artists to check out

I haven't shared links for a while now. Here are some that aren't in my sidebar---in my mind, these are the best of the best out there:

Justin Gerard: If you aren't familiar with his work, you need to be. His latest series for the Hobbit are some of the finest examples of how to handle comlex composition that I've seen in illustration.

Dave Guertin and Greg Baldwin: Two artists from Insomniac. The energy in their drawings never ceases to amaze me.

Erwin Madrid: Great style, lighting, and composition.

Jason Seiler: The most amazing caricature artist since Sebastian Kruger decided to get all serious on us.

Annette Marnat: Beautiful, fluid lines.

Mike Lee: Has awesome designs and a great handle on values.

Ben Caldwell: Has a fantastic sense of design. The Wizard of Oz picture I'm working on was actually inspired one of his drawings.

I have more, I'll post them next week.


  1. sweet, Mike Lee was the only one i didn't have in my reader already. Thanks for the hotness.

  2. Thanks a ton Sam, sweet stuff

  3. thanks, Sam. I appreciate it.

  4. Hooooooooo! You've been holding out on me! These are great.

  5. Hey Sam, I just stumbled upon your blog, You have some really nice work here.

  6. Great links - thanks!

  7. wow!! What a cool blog! congratulations!!!

  8. Hey Sam, thank you so much for the wonderful compliment. I was incredibly flattered to see my name on your list!
    You have some really great work on your blog as well. I especially love your Oz painting!
    I hope you post more work soon!


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