1. Aistė Stancikaitė

    Lithuanian-born Aistė Stancikaitė is an illustrator and photographer. Her carefully rendered pencil drawings have featured in Wired, Variety, Stylist, Intern Mag, and Condé Nast Traveler.

  2. Fashion Fridays ~ Ricardo Fumanal

    Ricardo Fumanal was born in Huesca, Spain in 1984. After studying graphic and advertising design, he moved to Barcelona where worked as a graphic designer, collaborating with various studios on a range of projects. Whilst in Barcelona he also furthered his studies, this time in printing techniques and illustration.

  3. Gabriella Barouch

    Gabriella Barouch is a freelance illustrator based in Tel Aviv, Israel. She studied Visual Communication, majoring in Illustration, at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design.
    Awards. Since graduating her progression as a professional illustrator has rolled along organically. Working for clients to working on personal projects to creating and selling her own products.

  4. Javi de Castro

    You may already be familiar with the work of Javi de Castro from a recent running Doctor Who gif, which he created for the Spanish site Crucigramas y Café, to celebrate the show’s 50th anniversary. As an avid fan of gifs, de Castro uses them exceptionally well in his illustrations, demonstrated perfectly in his webcomic Everybody. His style utilises simplified shapes with minimal pencil outlines, combined with often vivid colour choices, making his portfolio a relaxing joy to flick through. You can check out de Castro’s work on his blog and tumblr.

  5. Júlio Dolbeth

    Born in Angola, but currently working in Porto, Portugal, Júlio Dolbeth has a very experimental and carefree style. Already having completed a degree in Communication Design and a Master in Multimedia Art, he is currently pursuing a doctorate in Illustration. On top of his studies Mr. Dolbeth co-founded Art Gallery, Dama Aflita, a space dedicated to illustration in Porto. Júlio Dolbeth is a mixed-media artist, but does seem to favour the humble pencil. Where his line work is loose and somewhat erratic, giving it that sketchbook-feel and filling his pieces with vigour. You can check out more of his work here.

  6. Jake Wyatt

    Brace yourself, you may step into the same trap that a lot of people do, and fall in love with Jake Wyatt’s work. Contributor to The Anthology Project, Mr. Wyatt’s style is deceptively simple.

  7. Joseph Childs

    Most illustrators I’ve come across use pencils to sketch with, so when I first saw Joe’s work I thought it was totally refreshing. Not only are his pencils finished pieces, he also animates using this method. Beautifully grotesque, Joseph’s work is an ongoing exploration of the absurd. In his own words: