Kirsten Ulve | Workbook

Kirsten Ulve | Workbook

Congratulations to Kirsten Ulve for being selected as the cover artist of the Fall 2019 Workbook. Her brilliant, beachy illustrations decorate the front and back cover of the Workbook. See more of Kirsten’s work here.

Dalia Adillon | MSQ Partners

Dalia Adillon | MSQ Partners

Dalia Adillon reinterpreted Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss for MSQ Partners’ 2020 Valentine’s Day postcard. See more of Dalia’s work here.

Sarah McMenemy | Sopwell House

Sarah McMenemy | Sopwell House

Sarah McMenemy created a series of beautiful illustrations for the UK luxury hotel Sopwell House’s website. Her images depict the many extraordinary amenities of this hotel as well as its rich history. See more of Sarah’s work here.        

Amazing Animation

Amazing Animation

Many of our illustrators seamlessly transition from still images to animation, bringing their characters to life. We cannot get enough of the endlessly creative approaches to story telling our artists come up with. Whether it is through minimalist vector images or hyper realistic CGI renderings, they push their unique styles even further to create clever […]

Laura Barrett | Orchard Books

Laura Barrett | Orchard Books

Laura Barrett illustrated an edition of The Little Mermaid published by Orchard Books. She beautifully captures the enchanting words of Geraldine McCaughrean in her iconic silhouette style. See more of Laura’s work here.      

Dàlia Adillon | Barcelona Design Week

Dàlia Adillon | Barcelona Design Week

Dàlia Adillon spent a day painting a mural titled, Transitions, in the Barcelona shopping center, Illa Diagonal. She created this piece for the design festival Disseño En Diagonal that takes place in the framework of the Barcelona Design Week. Transitions represents two worlds: the world in which we are currently (located in the lower part […]

BlindSALIDA | Harvard Business Review

BlindSALIDA | Harvard Business Review

BlindSALIDA created a series of illustrations for Harvard Business Review’s article, “The One Thing You Need to Know About Managing Functions: They Require Their Own Strategies.” He illustrates the importance of formulating a clear strategy for line businesses with his clean, organized graphics. See more of BlindSALIDA’s work here.  

Ben The Illustrator | The Sleep School

Ben The Illustrator | The Sleep School

Ben The Illustrator created an extensive series of 70 illustrations for an innovative sleep clinic in London called The Sleep School. The illustrations cover a wide range of topics around sleeping and health for their blog and social media. He brilliantly captures their positive approach to health, looking beyond quick fixes with medication and instead […]

Dàlia Adillon | Laurence King Publishing

Dàlia Adillon | Laurence King Publishing

Dàlia Adillon takes her reader on an adventure with her illustrations for Laurence King Publishing’s new book about Ferdinand Magellan in their series, Little Guides to Great Lives. See more of Dàlia’s work here.    

Jaye Kang | Communication Arts

Jaye Kang | Communication Arts

Congratulations Jaye on winning Communication Arts’ 60th Annual Illustration Competition! His winning illustration is featured on the May/June 2019 magazine cover. See more of Jaye’s work here.  

Matt Cook | New Horizons

Matt Cook | New Horizons

Watercolor Illustrator, Matt Cook was commissioned by New Horizons Magazine of Meredith Corp to illustrate five color portraits for FFA Agricultural Education’s Spring 2019 Issue. See more portrait work by Matt here.

Jim Talbot | Maya Games

Jim Talbot | Maya Games

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 […]

Ben The Illustrator | Marquette University

Ben The Illustrator | Marquette University

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.

Ryan Olbrysh | WWE

Ryan Olbrysh | WWE

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 […]

Andrew Davidson | Royal Mail UK

Andrew Davidson | Royal Mail UK

Artist, Andrew Davidson received a very special commission from The Royal Mail to design six seasonal Christmas stamps. Andrew came up with the concept for the illustrations when walking past his local Edward VIII postbox in Gloucestershire. The first post box erected in the UK was in 1853 in Carlisle during the reign of Queen Victoria. Over the last 100 years, there have been five […]

Sarah McMenemy | BBC News

Sarah McMenemy | BBC News

Sarah McMenemy created these lovely animated clips for the documentary, “Princess Margaret, The Rebel Royal. BBC Documentary”.  BBC is entering the documentary for a nomination for a BAFTA award in Craft in Television! See more work by Sarah McMenemy here!  

Dalia Adillon | Lawrence King Publishing

Dalia Adillon | Lawrence King Publishing

Dalia Adillon was commissioned by Lawrence King Publishing to illustrate “Amelia Earhart” by Isabel Thomas. The book is part of the “Little Guides to Great Lives”  children’s book series. Dalia was selected to illustrate the life of the inspiring Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and a pioneer of women’s rights. […]

Jeff Wack’s Greatest Hits

Jeff Wack’s Greatest Hits

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 […]

Time-Honored Technique: Chris Wormell

Time-Honored Technique: Chris Wormell

The design team at LPK selected wood cut illustrator, Chris Wormell, as the perfect fit for the packaging of the new line of premium coffees from Folgers, 1850.  The woodcut style reinforces life in  the 1850’s, “when bold was heading west.”  At a time when the gold rush was synonymous with drive and spirit, his illustrations are […]

Sarah McMenemy | Sarah Lawrence Magazine

Sarah McMenemy | Sarah Lawrence Magazine

Client: Sarah Lawrence Magazine | Description: Sarah’s two page spread is filled with watercolor moments from the inaugural celebration of President Cristle Collins Judd.  

Echo Chernik | Publix Supermarkets

Echo Chernik | Publix Supermarkets

Client: Publix Supermarkets | Description: Mardi Gras is approaching and Echo Chernik’s decorative illustrations promote the celebration!        

Illustrating the New Year!

Illustrating the New Year!

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 […]

Jeff Wack | PBS & Film Concept

Jeff Wack | PBS & Film Concept

Clients: PBS & Film Concept | Description: Jeff Wack is awarded a Gold Medal in Entertainment/Visual Development from the Society of Illustrators for his cover and all collateral promotional material for The Great War on PBS. Wack is also awarded a Bronze Medal in Entertainment/Visual Development for his film concept Boozetown poster for writer Nicholas Johnson. […]

Jesus Sotes | Radio Times

Jesus Sotes | Radio Times

Client: Radio Times | Description: Jesus created this illustration for a Radio Times article on the battlefield between experts and popular experience.

Rob Ball’s “Beautiful Death” Series for Game of Thrones

Rob Ball’s “Beautiful Death” Series for Game of Thrones

Rob Ball was commissioned by HBO to create a poster for every episode of Game of Thrones. This is an amazing body of work for an incredible series. His work on the seventh season wrapped up this summer with seven “Beautiful Death” images to add to the collection. See for yourself below. As an extra […]

Laurindo Feliciano | L’Obs

Laurindo Feliciano | L’Obs

Client: L’Obs | Description: For French magagazine, L’Obs, Laurindo was commissioned to create symbolic portraits of the philosophers Élisabeth de Fontenay and Alain Finkielkraut! Check out Laurindo’s portfolio here

Lucy Davey | Little, Brown and Company

Lucy Davey | Little, Brown and Company

Client: Little, Brown and Company | Description: Lucy’s 12th book cover illustration for the Lady Emily series! Check out Lucy’s portfolio here    

Lucy Rose | The Fabian Review

Lucy Rose | The Fabian Review

Client: The Fabian Review | Description: Lucy’s cover illustration featuring some beautiful mountain views! Check out Lucy’s portfolio here  

Andrew Davidson | Penguin Random House

Andrew Davidson | Penguin Random House

Client: Penguin Random House | Description: For Ransom Riggs new “Tales of the Peculiar” novel, Andrew illustrated this beautiful cover by using his wood-engraving technique. Check out Andrew’s portfolio here  

Michael Crampton and Joseph Taylor Take on Dreamforce 2017

Michael Crampton and Joseph Taylor Take on Dreamforce 2017

For this year’s Dreamforce event in San Francisco, CA, Michael Crampton and Joseph Taylor were commissioned to create illustrations reminiscent of WPA National Park posters from the 40s. Dreamforce is a massive annual conference by the software company, Salesforce, with the goal of inspiring attendees in their sales and marketing efforts. Michael and Joe’s natural […]

Kirsten Ulve | Vogue Japan

Kirsten Ulve | Vogue Japan

Client: Vogue Japan | Description: Kirsten illustrated a fun travel piece for Vogue Japan’s August issue! Check out Kirsten’s portfolio here  

Tom Froese | GQ France

Tom Froese | GQ France

Client: GQ France | Description: For June and July’s Manuel de Style in GQ France, Tom created these humorous and fun illustrations! Check out Tom’s portfolio here

Debbie Powell | MARK IS

Debbie Powell | MARK IS

Client: MARK IS | Description: The MARK IS shopping mall in Minato Mirai, Yokohama, Japan, commissioned Debbie to illustrate a birthday cake for their 4th anniversary! The cake is decorated with people who shop there as well as landmarks in Yokohama.  Check out Debbie’s portfolio here  

Rocco Baviera | Experience Life

Rocco Baviera | Experience Life

Client: Experience Life | Description: Rocco created a series of symbolic illustrations for an article titled “Cultivating Courage.” Check out Rocco’s portfolio here  

Jones & Company | Marist

Jones & Company | Marist

Client: Marist | Description: Jones & Company created a poster of students to show how donations help the Marist Fund. Check out Jones & Company’s portfolio here  

Kirsten Ulve’s Truck Wrap Illustration

Kirsten Ulve’s Truck Wrap Illustration

Our NYC-based illustrator and designer, Kirsten Ulve, was asked to create a large-scale illustration for Tapad Inc/Telenor Group, the global marketing technology company. Tapad needed a high-impact image to support their breakthrough technology and ability to connect brands with millions of unique consumers across billions of devices. Utilizing her talent for drawing fun, whimsical and slightly-off […]

Rob Ball | Nosy Crow Books

Rob Ball | Nosy Crow Books

Client: Nosy Crow Books | Description: Rob was commissioned to illustrate three book covers for a murder mystery series! Check out Rob’s portfolio here                       

Albany Convention Center

Albany Convention Center

After two years of planning, Albany based artist Dahl Taylor was finally able to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Albany Convention Center, where he created wonderful murals that give a tour of the history of Albany and all of the things it has to offer. The project included five themed murals in the […]

Tom Froese | Vienna Symphony

Tom Froese | Vienna Symphony

Client: Vienna Symphony | Description: This illustration by Tom Froese is music to our ears! Check out Tom’s portfolio here