Monthly Archives: May 2010

Suspended Motion: The Illustrations of Leif Parsons

Posted at 11 am on May 26, 2010 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Ink Illustration, Painting, Pencil Illustration, Watercolour Illustration

I came across some highly cool artwork by New York based Leif Parsons. One of the re-occurring elements of his work is the capture of movement and action within his compositions, which enlivens the work he does. I sent over a few questions about his stuff to learn more.

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Liz Sterry suggests Monkey Death Cult

Posted at 10 pm on May 25, 2010 by

Posted in: Digital Illustration, Painting

Liz Sterry has suggested the work of Monkey Death Cult:

Ive been watching MDC’s art on deviantart for years. I feel he’s one of the few artists to have really push old school tattoo flash into a standalone art form. His work has the authenticity of Ed Hardy or Sailor Jerry. His work easily translates to a tattooable piece of flash but equality it can be admired as a work of art in its own right.

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Will Bryant suggested by Andrew Le

Posted at 10 pm on May 14, 2010 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Hand Craft, Painting

Ape on the Moon is now officially open to suggestions! We now give readers the chance to recommend an illustrator of their choice, as long as it is not themselves. The post features a selection of the chosen illustrations, a link and a link to your own stuff, if you want it included. See the new Suggest page for more information.

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Information Graphics of Nicholas Felton

Posted at 11 am on May 12, 2010 by

Posted in: Digital Illustration, Information Graphics, Linear Illustration, Typography, Vector Illustration

One area of design that I can’t help but get very excited about, especially coming from a geographical background, is information graphics.

The relevance of well designed representations of often highly complex and convoluted information in an information-rich world is now more than ever.

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Win an A3 print and Toy from The Tree House Press

Posted at 11 am on May 6, 2010 by

Posted in: Character Illustration, Digital Illustration, Hand Craft, Paper Illustration, Vector Illustration

*Winners Announced!*
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A huge congratulations to Katie Hanratty from Manchester, UK who has won the large print, toys and spoke cards!
Well done to runners up Craig Podd from Shropshire, UK and Laura Alvarez from Spain who won the toys and cards.
You will all be contacted soon.
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Thank you to everyone who got involved!
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Ok, it’s competition time at Ape on the Moon!
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UK illustration studio ‘The Tree House Press‘ has some excellent limited toys and prints to give away.
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The studio, run by illustrator Marc Aspinall, and who has worked with Computer Arts, Thunder Chunky and Digital Arts magazine, has produced a dashing 3-colour hand printed 210 gsm A3 print called ‘EastXWest‘, an A5 paper toy cat called ‘Nyan Nyan‘, and some fun bicycle spoke cards (available in the TTHP store).
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The winner receives the A3 print, toy and cards, carefully packaged with sticker. Two runners up receive the limited toy and spoke cards.
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The competition ends on Friday 14th May 2010. Winners will be announced here.
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To be in for a chance of winning, simply write a comment below this post saying why you’d like the prize, or ‘tweet’ the following line on Twitter:
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Win an A3 hand print and paper toys from The Tree House Press and @moonape http://su.pr/1fnKgt RT to enter giveaway!

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© The Tree House Press, 2010
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Good Luck and may the force be strong with you!

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