Wow. I just found your new favorite typographer. Artist Seb Lester makes free hand lettering look so easy.
FROM THE MAG: ALEX W DUJET
We feature French graphic designer Alex W Dujet in issue #46 of Monster Children. His work is incredible – and we want you to own it. So, we’re giving away 10 packs of 10 of his posters, thanks to Ezekiel.
STUDIO VISIT: NICK THOMM
Nick Thomm is an artist from Melbourne who recently collaborated on some skate decks with Globe. We visited Nick, and he was kind enough to show us around his studio.
Today we present to you the first illustration in our new Holiday series with artist Todd Francis. Each month, we’ll highlight one weird holiday you didn’t know was a holiday, and today is International Save the Elephants Day.
READ: STRANGE PLANTS II
Strange Plants II is the second book in a series that celebrates plants in contemporary art, and features works by 30 artists.
PEOPLE: BRIAN LOTTI
We visited legendary skateboarder and landscape artist Brian Lotti in his LA studio to talk about innovation in both his skate and painting style, and the similarities in his creative process as both a skater and artist. Watch the video here.
PEOPLE: BERT KRAK
Recently we packed our editor, Big Crom, off to Smith Street Tattoo Parlour in Brooklyn and had Bert Krak do what he does best. He tattooed a big bosomed Hawaiian woman on Big Crom’s forearm and we got it all on camera.
We caught up with artist Jesse Dolman to get a little insight into the show FEED, which opens Friday 27th March at the Byron School of Arts Project Space in Mullumbimby. We found out his mum thinks he’s weird.
SXSW: DRAWINGS MADE AT CONCERTS
SXSW. Sick of seeing these four letters yet? I fucking am. But this video is a twist on the usual content of the four lettered festival that shall not be named. Instead of blogging about shows, why not sketch them?
STUDIO VISIT: JONNY ALEXANDER
Jonny Alexander is a painter who calls the beach his studio. We hit the sand with him for an afternoon booze break to hear more about his pattern making techniques and life mantras.
SOLO ROAD TRIP: LAURA AUSTIN
What’s it like to hit the road alone? Photographer Laura Austin shares her reflections on her solo excursions, where the only company she seeks is through a lens.
PLAYLIST: THOMAS CAMPBELL – CONTACT
He’s a painter, a photographer, a sculptor, a filmmaker, and now he’s a world-renowned playlist compiler. He is Thomas Campbell, and he wants to learn you some good music.
LOOK: COLE BARASH 6G6C
Cole unveiled his Six Girls, Six Cities exhibition at Picture Farm Gallery in NY over the weekend, and today launched the book which will now permanently house the series. Take a peek here.
OAXACA: JEFF CANHAM & KANOA ZIMMERMAN
In May of 2014, Jeff Canham and his mate Kanoa Zimmerman spent a week exploring the state of Oaxaca in southern Mexico, and now the fruits of their labor are coming to Sydney.
Mellow Minds Zine Night
Theres an exclusive zine swap club in Brooklyn akin to the Stonecutters. Invites are exchanged by text message only, and we know someone VIP enough to get the phone beep.
PETER ZABRET’S SMART ART
We asked artist Peter Zabret about his drawings, and he said that the concept is much more important to him than the execution, and that ideas are gifts that he unwraps with a pen.
STUDIO VISIT: WOLFGANG BLOCH
Wolfgang Bloch is a painter, surfer, father, and above all things; artist. Bloch has spent the past few decades in his local So-Cal studio, where we met to talk about his painting process, it’s greater purpose, and how his craft has helped him through his divorce.
PEOPLE: TRAVIS MILLARD
You probably all heard about that insanely successful pancake exhibition artist Travis Millard had in LA, where Tony Hawk bought a pancake version of himself preserved in resin on a plate. But what you didn’t hear about was that time Travis let us into his home and cooked us our very own pancake.
Circle Movies by Nick Barclay
Sydney based Art Director Nick Barclay has recreated classic films interpreted by circles only.
FROM THE MAG: DUSTIN YELLIN
In Issue 43, curated by Mike D, we shared with readers the sculptural works of Brooklyn-based artist Dustin Yellin. If you haven’t already read this, it’s here for you now!