Illustration

Ricardo Bessa for Bee & Puppycat Vol. 3

Ricardo Bessa originally created this illustration for Boom! Studios to be used for a variant cover. However, the artwork was never used by Boom! Studios and will now be included in Bee & Puppycat Vol. 3.

To see more of Ricardo’s work, visit his Play! Illustration portfolio and his website: ricardobessa.com

Brian Allen for Scholastic

The team at Scholastic hired Brian Allen to draw concept illustrations for characters in a redesign of an educational app called Sushi Monster, in which kids solve math problems with a friendly but terrifying sushi chef.

See more of Brian’s work through his Play! Illustration portfolio and at flylanddesigns.com.

©Brian Allen

©Brian Allen

©Brian Allen

©Brian Allen

©Brian Allen

©Brian Allen

©Brian Allen

©Brian Allen

©Brian Allen

©Brian Allen

Paul Morton for Forrest Pruzan

Paul Morton was commissioned by Forrest Pruzan to create artwork for a science-based boxed game spin-off of Dory, the main character in Disney’s Finding Dory.

Check out more work from Paul through his Play! Illustration portfolio and his website, hotfroggraphics.com.

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

 

Rémy Simard’s “Birds of the World”

Award-winning artist Rémy Simard recently completed a set of illustrations for Blue Star’s new adult coloring book, Birds of the World. The book features 30 hand-drawn images ranging in coloring complexity from novice to expert-level. Check it out here.

Rémy is represented by MB Artists. More of his work can be seen through his Play! Illustration portfolio, or at www.mbartists.com.

©Remy Simard

©Remy Simard

©Remy Simard

©Remy Simard

©Remy Simard

©Remy Simard

©Remy Simard

©Remy Simard

©Remy Simard

©Remy Simard

Artist Spotlight: Kerri Aitken

Kerri Aitken is an illustrator based in Chicago.  She is a graduate of the American Academy of Art, holding a degree in Illustration. Kerri considers herself a digital artist primarily, working mostly with Photoshop, as well as Illustrator and InDesign. She creates artwork for a variety of applications, and specialize in publishing, editorial, and media/entertainment.

Kerri says, “I have a passion for light and color, and creating art that is bold, dynamic, and all around awesome is what I’m all about. If you like my work, feel free to drop me a line or visit/follow me on Tumblr or Facebook!”

Kerri Aitken

Kerri Aitken

Kerri Aitken

Kerri Aitken