Today’s edition of Altpick’s monthly blog highlights new work posted by our Altpick members, photographer Alan Matthews, illustrator Mark Smith, photographer Tom Michas, photographer John Spaulding, illustrator Urs J Knobel, and illustrator Gregory T. Nelson. Their experience in working well with art directors, creative directors, art buyers, and creatives shows in the final product that they produce for the advertising, editorial, and publishing industries. Visit Altpick.com to see their extended portfolios.
As a versatile painter and illustrator, Umberto Grati collaborates with art directors on editorial projects for weekly, monthly and daily magazines. “My different styles can find solutions for every type of assignment. I work quickly and can always meet my deadlines” comments Grati.
Born in Canada Eddie Guy received his M.F.A. with honors from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Eddie’s work can be seen across the country and internationally. His work can be seen in magazines, advertising campaigns, and book covers.
To see more of the artists’ work, please visit Altpick.com.
If you didn’t know by now, Joey Feldman’s latest show, titled “Incomprehensible Remoralization”, opens tomorrow in Culver City, CA (more details below). The show, which is presented in a 10,000 square ft warehouse converted into a gallery setting, will start at 10 AM and feature some of Feldman’s greatest works of art, all accompanied by live music in the afternoon (the location will be closed to the public between 1 and 4).
Hope to see you there!
Date: 10/23/21 Location: 8439 Steller Dr Culver City, CA 90232 Time: 10:00AM – 1:00PM / 4:00PM – 7:00PM
Every year Internazionale magazine commissions an artist to illustrate their calendar for the upcoming year. In the past, it has been illustrated by well-known artists such as Lorenzo Mattotti, Shout, Olimpia Zagnoli etc.
This year illustrator Davide Bonazzi had the honor to create a 12-month illustrated series for the magazine’s 2021 calendar.
“It’s been great to work on this project since they gave me carte blanche and I’ve been free to bring my own interpretation to each month of the year”, says Bonazzi.
To see more of Davide Bonazzi’s work, please visit his page on Altpick.com.
George’s quest for beautiful imagery allows him to work successfully in a wide range of disciplines. Inspired by diversity and gifted with the ability to bring his various experiences into focus, he excels at perceiving and extracting answers visually, satisfying a myriad of clients.
Globally recognized photographer Dorit Thies has earned a stellar reputation over the last two decades as a go-to talent for beauty, hair, fashion, wellness and portraiture clients looking for creative solutions to their most high-profile projects.
Bob is a visual storyteller, a photographer, Director and DP. Those who have worked with Bob, know that he has no shortage of ideas, and before he shares those, always wants to completely understand what his clients have in mind. Bob believes in the ratio of two ears to one mouth, and feels that they should be used in that proportion.
Richard works primarily on illustration and motion design projects of all kinds, usually from concept to finish. “One of my favorite aspects of visual communication is the conceptual process, be it selling a product or conveying the intricacies of a complex article”, comments Borge.
Kimberley Wiseman freelance illustrator, artist and dog enthusiastfrom New York City is drawn drawn to subject matters which are unconventional, quirky and amusing. “My work is personal and often intersected with broader social concerns. I am fascinated with history and popular culture and I am drawn to broad expressive and eclectic color. Quite often I interweave friends, personal symbols and significant places into my pieces.”
Raised on a farm outside a small town in Northeast Texas, Ray-Mel found the inspiration of wide-open spaces and its inhabitants to be the catalyst for my work. “Reflecting my interest in landscapes and the mythologies accompanying them, I begin with a dark underpainting and defines the form by applying layers of tonal values, allowing me to explore representation and abstraction while defining form.” Ray-Mel’s works are best described as his interpretations of folklore and Americana.
Huerta developed a realistic painting style for traditional paintings and digital images of nature, adventure, and sci-fi/fantasy, for young adults and adults. In 1995 Huerta moved to France, and has been working as a freelance illustrator for clients in Europe and the USA.
Altpick.com is honored to present awards winners in AI-AP, AOP, 3×3 Professional Show, International Color Awards, and The Black and White Spider Awards competition. We would like to take this time to congratulate all of the winners! Job well done!
“For my series “Wastelands”, I wanted to highlight the scope and permanence of trash produced by various metropolitan cities. By transforming garbage into an elegant exercise of composition, form and line, the disposed waste begins to create an unusual portrait of each respective place. Through each urban center’s trash, a picture begins to take shape that reflects unique consumption patterns and habits”, comments Puschmann.
“I took my trichromatic photography one step further – to film. So here comes my first trichromatic film. Shot in 3 black and white passes, each filtered red, blue and green – one after another”, comments Puschmann.
Mark Peterman has had work ‘selected’ for the American Photography 37 annual book coming out this fall, from his series ‘Constructed Realities’. Mark has previously had work ‘Selected’ for the AP36 and AP28 book and work ‘Chosen’ for the AP 35 online archive.
It is our pleasure to feature Altpick.com members on our homepage and this past week we showcased photographers Kevin Steele, Kate Turning, illustrators Mike Austin, and Mark Smith. These artists are mainly known for their work with art directors, art buyers and creative directors at advertising agencies, publishing houses, record labels, corporation and magazines. To see more of their work, please visit Altpick.com.