Author Archives: leonardodeluzio

About leonardodeluzio

Leonardo De Luzio is an Independent animator and artist. He graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in the Film/Animation/Video department.

Martin and Alice Provensen

She created Tony the Tiger. Yeah. That’s right. Let that sink in. I’m so jealous of these amazingly talented and prolific artists with amazing careers back when you had to learn how do everything sans computer/internet. I also have a … Continue reading

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Gennady Spirin

More Russian artists! Here’s a guy who’s rockin’ the medieval tapestry style. You can tell he’s done his art history homework. He also has a whole bunch of children’s books published. If nothing else check this guy out to see … Continue reading

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Ivan Bilibin

Here’s some cool stuff for ya. Apparently there was a group of student artists in Russia during the first decade of the twentieth century that created this little movement. “Like the English¬†pre-Raphaelites¬†before them, Benois and his friends were disgusted with … Continue reading

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Christine Yoo

http://christineyoo.com/ More great risd illustration! I always appreciate an artist who isn’t shackled to a single style. She handles a graphic editorial illustration style and a colored pencil Gary Baseman-esque style. Perhaps it’s unfair of me to compare artist but … Continue reading

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Alina Chau

Happened upon this artist wandering round the inter webs. She’s got some really nice watercolor works up on Etsy and her concept artwork is great! Definitely noteworthy. http://www.alinachau.com/Ice-Cream_Monster_Galleria/Welcome.html http://alinanimation.blogspot.com

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Audrey Kawasaki

I really like this girl’s paintings on wood. Lots of girls giving you sleepy eyes. The themes in Audrey Kawasaki’s work are contradictions within themselves. Her work is both innocent and erotic. Each subject is attractive yet disturbing. Audrey’s precise … Continue reading

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Larry Kirkland

A sculptor of many various cool installation type things which he describes as “large-scale, multi-dimensional public artworks.” From what I can tell they must be really grand and immersive in person. Worth checking out. http://www.larrykirkland.com

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Alex Kinter

http://farkwhad.deviantart.com/ Fantasy photoshop paintings by risd alum. Very detailed stuff, but to be honest I have no further descriptors other than good photoshop painting.

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Drew Struzan

Perhaps if I asked you to recall the posters for Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Back to the Future 1, 2, and 3, Blade Runner, Harry Potter… erm. I think you get the idea http://www.drewstruzan.com/illustrated/portfolio/

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Ralph Steadman

Oh Ralphy, how have I gone this long without mentioning you. I feel like you probably already know his work. If you don’t go ahead and read ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas‘ and you’ll get the gist of it. … Continue reading

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