Inktober 2019

Inktober 2019

Every October, artists around the world dedicate themselves to drawing every day for an entire month. This challenge, called Inktober, gives illustrators the chance to freely test new styles, draw unexpected subject matter, and get to know their community. This ambitious project is admirable to attempt as a busy freelance illustrator. Keep scrolling to take […]

Jude Buffum | ESPN

Jude Buffum | ESPN

Jude Buffum created a series of illustrations and animations for ESPN’s article celebrating 30 years since 1989, the year that Bo Jackson conquered the world of professional sports. See more of Jude’s 8-bit pixel work here.

Jude Buffum | WWE

Jude Buffum | WWE

Jude Buffum created a series of images of wrestler Braun Strowman flipping a truck so hard it flies up into space before crashing to the ground in a fiery explosion. This was executed for WWE’s Instagram stories and  “tap to advance” feature, creating an interactive user experience where wrestling fans could tap rapidly to control […]

Jude Buffum | American Illustration

Jude Buffum | American Illustration

Jude Buffum’s illustration for Lauren Reeve’s book about the Oregon Trail was selected for American Illustration 38. Congratulations Jude! See more of Jude’s work here.

Jude Buffum | Mindful Monsters

Jude Buffum | Mindful Monsters

Inspired by other daily drawing challenges on Instagram, such as “Inktober”, Jude Buffum created the #Blocktober2018 challenge to motivate other pixel-style illustrators to draw a different pixelated monster each day for the month of October. Drawing on his own experiences with yoga and meditation, Jude created the Mindful Monsters series, which paired each monster with an appropriate […]

Jude Buffum | The Oregon Trail

Jude Buffum | The Oregon Trail

Jude was approached by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to create 8-bit pixel style illustrations for lessons in Adulting from the Oregon Trail. The book is a snarky, faux-advice book inspired by the classic computer game, The Oregon Trail. Jude had the pleasure of collaborating with author Lauren Reeves on illustrating the fifty life lessons throughout the […]

Get Inspired for 2017

Get Inspired for 2017

We’ve curated a fantastic selection of illustrations showcasing some of the group’s best work from 2016.  We hope it serves as inspiration for the great possibilities of 2017.  Illustration is a wonderful, evolving medium and illustrators have found increasingly relevant ways to utilize their talents.  The first section focuses on self-initiated work and leads off […]

Artists Choice Awards

Artists Choice Awards

In the spirit of awards season, we’ve decided to create our own: The Artists Choice Awards. The idea is simple: it’s the image that each artist believes is their best of 2014. No micromanaging from the agent peanut gallery. It’s not always readily apparent why some images were selected, but we’re sure the artists have […]