Mark Hoffmann's Cap'n Weird Beard included in the 2014 3x3 Illustration Directory. Always a furtive imagination and a primitive gift for bringing his ideas to life! You'll see plenty more to amuse by visiting his updated portfolio here.
Monika Melnychuk is known for her quirky characterizations! Recently Agency59 asked her to create the illustrations for an animated Facebook App for Gay Lea. You choose from the Cash Cow, Smartie Cow, Sleepy Cow, Hipster Cow or Granny Cow and Milk it to win weekly prizes! Wanna play? Go here. To see more of Monika's art-with-a-twist, visit here.
Monika created several frames and additional elements used in the animation. Daytime barn below.
Nighttime barn scene! Like her owl sitting on the rafter?
For the 5th year running, Betsy Everitt participated in the annual Santa Monica Museum of Art’s 10th annual Exhibition and Benefit Art Sale, 'Incognito'. 'The Art World Up For Grabs' get's it's name, INCOGNITO because all works are signed on the back--the artists’ identities revealed only after purchase! Betsy says, "It is a very special and super fun community event (complete with celebrity sightings!) which helps to fund the museum's free exhibitions. My submissions have sold every year, including this one!" To see more of Betsy's wonderfully delightful illustrations please take a peek at her updated portfolio here.
Happy Day by Betsy Everitt
Betsy Everitt's playful art is the perfect fit for Participaction's Play App as well as the Bring Back Winter Play and this week's Unplug and Play campaigns. Somehow even in this wintery scene, the hope of spring is just around the corner! For more of Betsy's delightful art visit her updated portfolio here.
Betsy Everitt was asked by Moira Greto to create an illustration to accompany the "Success Story" column of FamilyFun. The story is about a family with the winter blah's--something we all can relate to! The offered solution is to create a treasure hunt for dinner. In an especially magical way, Betsy illustrates the moment of discovery!
Monika Melnychuk created a funky, fun line of illustrations for Mountain Equipment Co-Op's reusable bags. The series placed in the recent Design and Printing Awards run by Applied Arts magazine - showcasing some of the best work produced this past year. This series has also won awards with The Art Directors Club of Canada, Print Magazine's Creativity and Commerce Competition and Design Edge Regional Awards for the BC and Yukon area.
A sampling of the bags, and below - the full wraparound as a panel image: