Luke Lucas created the electrifying illustration, “Powered Up” for the Spring 2019 issue for the University of Alberta’s alumni magazine, New Trail. Luke’s glowing letters reflect the issue’s examination of energy sources for the future. See more of Luke’s work here.
Letterer, Luke Lucas helped celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday, Curator Eddie Zammit and Radio Velvet created Mickey Mouse Arthouse. An exhibition featuring the works of 90 artists from around the globe. The exhibition ran from 17/11/18 – 28/2/19 in Melbourne, Australia. See more work by Luke here.
Happy #InternationalWomensDay! To celebrate today, we wanted to showcase our UK designer and illustrator, Kate Forrester, who designed this hand-lettered illustration for Google’s “Google Doodle” series “Women Empowering Women”. See more work by Kate here. Q: What does International Women’s Day mean to you personally? A: “It is a chance to celebrate the progress we have […]
Family game night just got even better thanks to illustrator Jim Talbot. Jim collaborated with Maya Games, to create the package art for “Monkey Trix”. Jim is a true savant when it comes to game and toy packaging. Jim built the cover from the ground up with multiple sketch and color comp options. Jim was […]
Modern watercolor illustrator, Annick Poirier was commissioned by Sterling Brands to illustrate a series of O’Organics Coffee packaging art. The artistic direction was to depict the natural environment of each coffee’s country: native plants, flowers, and a selected animal. Annick really enjoyed illustrating all that fauna and flora. Plus, the beautifully sober artistic direction emphasized her images […]
Vector illustrator, Ben the Illustrator worked with Marquette College of Engineering on their annual magazine, illustrating a feature article looking at the opportunities for taking students into real-world engineering situations to aid their studying. See more work by Ben here.
Tom Froese was approached by Steven Cox, creative director at Rize Alliance (a leading developer of residential and commercial properties) to create a series of posters featuring their top projects. Each image highlights unique architectural qualities, a limited palette of colors derived from the company’s brand identity, and a balance of structure and freedom. Tom kept the […]
Photo Illustration genius, Ryan Olbrysh was hired to create a portrait series of WWE Superstar wrestlers for the WWE Astrology feature. The feature incorporates illustrative elements based on the Zodiac sign of the wrestlers along with working in watercolor backgrounds. The idea is to make all illustrations look cohesive but still distinguished enough from each other […]
Kirsten Ulve’s illustration and design work has appeared in virtually every medium. Her work has graced the pages of magazines like Glamour Germany, Advertising Age and Group M publications, among others. Kirsten’s characters are perfect for toys and games. The work has appeared on Broadway marquees and the sides of buses. She is also an […]
Steve Simpson has worked with his longtime client, Mic’s Chilli for over 8 years back when they started their original hot sauce range. Both the sauces and the artwork have won many awards during that time. We’re excited to show the latest range of DAMN HOT SAUCES as well as a peek of Steve’s art […]
The Mendola Artists 2019 Calendar Preview is here! Thirteen Mendola artists contributed fantastic images that in some way relate to the month of the year, and we love the cool, relaxed cover image by Tom Froese. All of the artists answered questions about their inspirations, secrets, and the last thing they watched on Netflix. We […]
Echo Chernik was approached earlier this year by Mina Group, to create a logo design for an upcoming business. Trailblazer Tavern. The Trailblazer Tavern is Chef Michael Mina’s exciting new restaurant venture, bringing Hawaiian comfort food to downtown San Francisco. The client specifically asked for a watercolor style of palm leaves for a Hawaiian themed restaurant, […]
Just in time for the holidays! James Boast has illustrated these festive creations for the high-end fashion blog, Bombinate ‘s gift shopping section of their website. Don’t these illustrations make you wish you were home for Christmas? See more illustrations by James here and let us know if he can help you with your next creative […]
Illustrator, Lucy Rose was commisioned by long-time client, Deloitte Insights to create two illustrations for articles with a primary focus on health topics in the industry. See more of Lucy’s illustration work here. Illustration #1: “Life Insurance Customers” This illustration is for an article focusing on new ways the life insurance industry need to capture customers, working the insurance plans into […]
Rocco Baviera was approached by our long-time client, Publix Supermarkets to design and illustrate artwork for their upcoming Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Illustrations were used for the festival for signage and website use. See more of Rocco’s work here
Jeff has had a long successful career as a photorealistic illustrator working on major advertising, promotional, and packaging projects. Clients as diverse as Godiva chocolates and Broadway show productions have asked Jeff to bring their visions to life. Jeff’s recent projects are a virtual Greatest Hits album featuring music assignments for Steve Perry and Stone […]
Client: Mayo Clinic | Description: Illustration promoting the Mayo Clinic’s Individualizing Medicine Conference 2018: Advancing Care through Genomics. The event, geared towards medical professionals and researchers, focuses on precision medicine using the patient’s own DNA. View Rocco’s portfolio here
As our lawns, farmer’s markets, and household plants provide us with the color we’ve waited for, we turn to see how our illustrators are capturing the season. We’re presenting packaging illustration, book covers, and character design. From natural and enchanting to bright and dazzling, each of these artists have mastered their style for the season. Poked […]
Hagerty, the renown automotive publication, devoted their most recent issue to the future of the car. And they hired photorealist Hugh Syme to create the cover and five full page interior illustrations. Hugh is known for his surreal imagery for Rush and other rock bands. He was asked to imagine a world where electric and […]
Client: Gallmeister Publishing and Totem Books | Description: Sam Ward has illustrated 42 of the 100 covers created for Totem Books. Ward’s covers include Katherine Dunn’s Geek Love and Ross McDonald’s mystery novel The Drowning Pool. Gallmeister also entrusted Ward with the 2017 french publication cover for Thoreau’s essay Civil Disobedience. Ward’s illustrations are graphic, […]
Greatness happens when art and life collide. We asked 13 of our Mendola artists to contribute to our 2018 calendar and answer our questions about their inspirations, secrets, and studio habits. We think it’s cool that Julia Green, the photo-realistic illustrator, keeps birds in the studio. Luke Lucas has watched the hypnotic nature of the […]
Art director Matt Strelecki of Successful Farming chose blindSalida to illustrate the entire 2017 Tech issue. It was an incredible undertaking: the cover, six full pages, eight quarter pages, and numerous icons. Matt felt blindSalida’s vector conceptual illustrations would be the perfect complement to an issue devoted to the changes technology is bringing to farming. Check out a sampling […]
Our artist Rob Ball has been very busy! He was commissioned by ESPN to create portraits for 44 of the most influential black Americans in history to honor the end of Obama’s presidency. He created likenesses of famous people of color in politics, the music world, the art world, sports, and more. Rob’s graphic style […]