Bring out the inner artist that’s dying to come out. Here’s 36 Polychromos colored pencils to get you started, all in one neat tin box.
Stan Lee Doodle
We’re feeling particularly attached to this doodle drawn by the legend himself, Stan Lee, co-creator of Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk, and X-Men. The drawing is available on eBay this week (bidding continues for another 5 days). The best part? The funds will go towards charity (to help the Neurofibromatosis Network). Take a peek at this authentic auction here on eBay.
Fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez really captured the spirit of the ’80s when he knocked out this illustration for Vanity Fair. Not only a talented artist, Lopez was credited for having discovered some of the industry’s first supermodels, such as Tina Chow, Grace Jones, Jessica Lange, and Jerry Hall, whom he lived with in Paris at the start of her career.
Check out the selection of Antonio Lopez books on eBay for gift ideas this Holiday.
(Photo courtesy of Fashion Illustration Gallery. Text by Jenny Bahn)
Gladys Perint Palmer
This sketch — completed with ink, paint, pastels, and glitter, no less — of a Christian Lacroix look circa 2009 is simply to die for. It’s no surprise, really, given Palmer’s impressive resume. The artist has worked with everyone from the New York Times to the Museum of Modern Art and countless top-notch publications in between.
(Image courtesy of Fashion Illustration Gallery. Text by Jenny Bahn)
Perfect Fall Flat
From woven patterns to intricate needlepoint, Palm Beach shoemaker Stubbs & Wootton makes a classic slipper that will serve you well as summer makes its way out of fall. There’s a slew of them available on eBay right now. Click here to check them out.
(Images courtesy of Stubbs & Wootton. Text by Jenny Bahn)
Dr. Strange Love
The work of Melbourne-based artist Amie Luczkowkski Gibson favors the surreal (anyone getting a Salvador Dali vibe here?). With her drawings of heads sporting numerous eyeballs and her clay sculptures following a similar path, her art is perfectly morbid. Though she doesn’t have a website yet, there’s a storefront on Etsy you should check out.
(Photo courtesy of Amie Luczkowkski Gibson. Text by Jenny Bahn)
Peas in a Pod
Inspired by Katy Perry and her stylist Johnny Wujek at Coachella this year, illustrator Jamie Lee Reardin whipped up this super high fashion take on their festival style. Recognize the skirt and crop-top combo Katy’s sporting? Iggy Azalea wore a similar version of the Dolce & Gabbana getup in her last video, “Work.”
(Image courtesy of @jwujek via Instagram. Text by Jenny Bahn)
Graphic We Love: Pen & Ink
Recently we bumped into a cool little blog called Pen & Ink. The brainchild of Isaac Fitzgerald and Wendy MacNaughton, P & I focuses on sentimental tattoo tales described by the owner. Each narrative is turned into a doodle (as seen above). To submit your tattoo and story for consideration, visit this page.
(Image: Courtesy of Pen&Ink. Text by Jauretsi)
Graphic We Love: Jack and Rachel Antonoff
Sketched by a fan of the Antonoff brother/sister duo, Anis admits to drawing this during her history class. Designer Rachel Antonoff, known for her highly creative Fashion Week presentations celebrated her brother’s first Grammy this year as the guitarist for Fun. Count ‘em, six nominations, too! Keep your eyes on these two siblings — many more things to come.
(Image: Courtesy of Anis. Text by Jauretsi)
By Jenny Bahn
No one captures the playful vibrancy of the fashion industry quite like illustrator Damien Florebert Cuypers. Using soft, chunky lines and impressionistic tendencies, Damien is able to convey the likenesses of fashion mainstays such as Alexa Chung, Giovanna Battaglia, and Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist without coming off as predictable or obvious. His unique talents have been commissioned by everyone from T Magazine to the online website of all things gorgeous, Nowness.com. He’s also illustrated a beautiful French children’s book by author Arthur Rimbaud, Le Bateau Ivre.
(Images courtesy of Damien Florebert Cuypers)