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Comics Illustrator of the Week: Jane Mai

Comics Illustrator of the Week: Jane Mai

Featured Art(top):   Arya #4 (2018)

Origin: Jane Mai cut her comics teeth contributing stories to various anthologies and has gained critical praise for her original independent comics(Sunday in the Park With Boys, See You Next Tuesday, etc) published by small press darling Koyami Press.  She’s also done illustration work for major brands like MTV, Bandai Namco, and Spotify!

Base of Operations:  Brooklyn, New York

Media:  pen/ink

Credits:  Fortune Telling, Phlim Phlam Phlegm, So Pretty/Very Rotten, Sweet Precious Laura Who Fears Death, and many more!

Links:  @janemai_  ::  janemai.co

For more comics related art, you can follow me on my website comicstavern.com – Andy Yates

Comics Illustrator of the Week: Yuko Shimizu

Comics Illustrator of the Week: Yuko Shimizu

Featured Art(top):   The Highest House #2 Cover A(2018)

Origin:  Yuko Shimizu is an accomplished illustrator with an impressive list of clients(Playboy, Microsoft, Newsweek, Target, etc.) who also serves as an instructor at the School of Visual Arts. She’s best known in comics for her work on the long running DC/Vertigo series The Unwritten.

Base of Operations:  New York, NY

Media:  pen/ink, digital paints

Credits:  Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream, Sandman: Dream Hunters, Sex Criminals, and many more!

Links:  yukoart.com :: @yukoart

For more comics related art, you can follow me on my website comicstavern.com – Andy Yates

Comics Illustrator of the Week: Dustin Nguyen

Comics Illustrator of the Week: Dustin Nguyen

Featured Art(top):   Descender #28 Cover A(2018)

Origin:  In addition to his comics work, Dustin works as a conceptual artist for animation, toys, and games industries.  He also collaborated with his wife on a children’s book titled What Is It?

Base of Operations:  …at a comics convention near you!

Media:  pen/ink, water colours

Credits:  American Vampire, Lil’ Gotham, Manifest Eternity, Wildcats Version 3.0, and many more!

Link:  duss005.com

For more comics related art, you can follow me on my website comicstavern.com – Andy Yates

Call for Entries: Win a Workbook Membership!

Promote your creative talent in the global market through WORKBOOK, an industry leader in helping Art Directors and Art Buyers find the right creative professionals for their projects.

Workbook is teaming up with Grafolio for a very special art competition that will award 10 lucky artists a free placement in the Workbook

Selected artists’ portfolios will be posted in the WORKBOOK 2018 fall edition, and there will be more opportunities to promote artwork in the U.S. creative market.

Click here to for details on how to enter >>

Comics Illustrator of the Week: Paulina Ganucheau

Comics Illustrator of the Week: Paulina Ganucheau

Featured Art(top):  Eternity Girl #1 cover B(Young Animal, 2018)

Origin:  Paulina Ganucheau is the co-creator of Another Castle and Zodiac Starforce.  She graduated with a BFA in sequential art from the Savannah College of Art and Design.  Once described her personal creative work experience as, “strapping in and doing strategic battle with my art”.

Base of Operations:  Maryland

Media:  pen/ink, digital color

Credits:  Bombshells United, Gwenpool, Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, Steven Universe, and many more!

Link:  paulinaganucheau.com  ::  @PlinaGanucheau

For more comics related art, you can follow me on my website comicstavern.com – Andy Yates