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February 8, 2016

 

Fun Typographic Designs by Jeff Rogers

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Jeff Rogers is a Brooklyn based multidisciplinary designer and illustrator specializing in custom lettering of all shapes and sizes. Jeff mixes both analog and digital techniques to create unique and joyful work that have attracted an impressive client list that includes Nike, The New York Times, McDonald’s, Google, Dreamworks, Ford, Nickelodeon and Urban Outfitters. If […]

February 5, 2016

 

Fantastic Illustrations by Bartosz Kosowski

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Bartosz Kosowski is an illustrator based in Lodz, Poland where he runs his own studio called Blackbird Illustration. Bartosz’ work primarily consists of portraits, editorial illustrations, movie posters and illustrations of recent events.

February 2, 2016

 

The Art of ​Greg Ruth

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​Greg Ruth is an illustrator, comic book artist and a New York Times bestselling author of “The Lost Boy” and has worked making books and comics since 1993. He has created two music videos for Prince and Rob Thomas, and has worked on nearly a dozen children’s picture books. Check out the documentary at the […]

January 29, 2016

 

Beautiful Illustrations by Vero Navarro

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Vero Navarro is a freelance illustrator from La Mancha, Spain, currently living in Madrid. She is an enthusiast of colored pencils in one hand and digital techniques in the other. Vero’s body of work encompasses delicate and realistic renderings of human figure, fauna, flora, architecture and everything in between. In her works she tries to […]

January 27, 2016

 

Motion Spotlight 05: Phil Borst

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Phil Borst is a motion designer based in Normal, a small town in the state of Illinois, United states. Phil has an amazing ability to visually tell heartwarming stories that gets under your skin and touches you through beautifully crafted design and animation. Phil is a hardworking, self taught artist with a humble approach to […]

January 25, 2016

 

Great Typographic Designs by Chaz Russo

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Today we’re taking a closer look at the typographic work of Chaz Russo – A designer from Orlando, Florida, specializing in typography, lettering, logo design, illustration and editorial layouts.

January 21, 2016

 

Incredible Detailed Illustrations by Stephen Ward

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Now here’s a guys with some crazy penmanship skills. Stephen Ward creates incredibly detailed art with the use of fairly cheap colored pencils, pens and markers. I added two videos at the end of the post where you can see his process from start to finish. If you’d like to see more of Stephen’s videos, […]

January 15, 2016

 

Beautiful Card Decks by theory11

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Like a lot of kids I was incredible fascinated by magic while growing up. And even if I eventually had to focus on other things, like education and other boring stuff, that fascination never disappeared. As a teenager I remember getting my hands on and studying old VHS tapes with legends like Michael Ammar, Michael […]

January 14, 2016

 

Stunning Movie Illustrations by Matt Ryan

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We’re back with yet another great illustrator that’s pushing out some killer movie related artwork. In today’s feature we’re taking a deeper look at the work of Matt Ryan who’s a freelance illustrator & graphic designer from Hamilton Ontario, Canada. That’s about as much information I was able to dig up about Matt, so I’ll […]

January 12, 2016

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Breathtaking Photos Of Norwegian Fjords By Kayaker Tomasz Furmanek

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Our fellow Scandinavian Tomasz Furmanek explores some of the most remote and secluded fjords around Norway from the seat of his Kayaks. Along with him on his journeys he brings his trusty cameras and captures the breathtaking sceneries that he encounters. Over three years Tomasz has been kayaking he’s taken over 800 photos that has […]

January 11, 2016

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Amazing Lettering by Pascal Flühmann aka KKADE

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The launch of the new version of From up North is closing in. We’re fixing the last bugs of the new functions and testing everything out. But until we’re ready to release it to the world, it’s of course business as usual here. Today we’re taking a deeper look at the stellar lettering work by […]

January 1, 2016

 

Gig Poster Illustrations by Kevin Tong

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It was just a couple of week ago that we first presented the magnificent work of Kevin Tong. The theme of that post was his stunning movie posters and if you remember I actually mentioned that we might be showing some more of his work shortly. Well, today is that day and I’d like present […]

December 17, 2015

 

Amazing Movie Illustrations by Kevin Tong

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With close to 30 movie themed posts published to date, I guess it’s no big secret that I’m quite the sucker for pretty much anything movie related. So when I came across the stellar work of Kevin Tong I of course didn’t think twice about scheduling in a feature. Besides making movie illustrations, he’s also […]

December 16, 2015

 

Motion Spotlight 04: Rich Nosworthy

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Rich is a very talented 3d motion designer and cg generalist. With over 12 years of experience in the industry under his belt, he’s worked in both the film vfx & motion design fields. Originally from Devon in the UK he’s been living in New Zealand for the last 5 years, and just recently went […]

December 14, 2015

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Hand-lettering designs by Juantastico

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Juantastico is a graphic designer & illustrator from Miami, Florida, but is probably mostly know for his cool lettering designs. In his style you can also spot a lot of vibrant colors, which in some cases gives his pieces a magnificent 80’s feel. He also tends to use a lot of layering and illustrated textures […]

December 10, 2015

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Post-Apocalyptic Art by Yuri Shwedoff

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Moscow-based Yuri Shwedoff is a 24 year old Russian artist who graduated from the Moscow Academic Art Lyceum of the Russian Academy of Arts back in 2008. With dark and desaturated imagery, of what seems to be a dramatic landscapes of a post-apocalyptic world, Yuri has found his own, unique style.

December 4, 2015

 

New work from Alexis Marcou

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If you are a regular reader of From up North you probably know how strongly we feel about having your own, unique style. I mean, if there’s 100 other illustrators out there that have a similar style, why should the clients hire just you? Precisely, the style can be considered as an illustrators USP(unique selling […]

November 30, 2015

 

Calligraphy Art by Pokras Lampas

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24-years-old calligraphy artist Pokras Lampas from St. Petersburg, Russia, started off as a graffiti artist when he was just 16. After a couple of years in the street art scene he taught himself calligraphy and shortly after that he started to blend the two techniques together, a style commonly known today as “Calligraffiti”. A while […]

November 24, 2015

 

Movie illustrations by Kevin M Wilson a.k.a Ape Meets Girl

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Over the five+ years of running Form up North we’ve published over 145 features where we’ve showcased the work of amazing creative talents across the globe. And I personally just love doing them since it feels like a win-win-win situation for myself, the featured artist and of course the visitors, who hopefully gets inspired in […]

November 18, 2015

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Motion Spotlight 03: Sander van Dijk

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Sander van Dijk is a motion designer from the Netherlands, and here he started out studying architecture and carpentry, before his interests turned towards VFX and live action. This eventually led him on the path of animation, and he decided to seek new adventures across the pond in the United States, where he is currently […]

November 16, 2015

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Lettering Designs by Zane Kaiser

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New week. More type. New feature. And today I’d like to shift the spotlight towards the awesome lettering work by Zane Kaiser – A designer/illustrator based in Fayetteville, Arkansas. With a current focus on lettering and type illustration, my work is an exploration of a range of different styles in an admitted “pursuit of an […]

November 13, 2015

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MicroQuotes by Dangerdust

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Almost two whole years have passed since we last featured the spectacular work of the talented guys behind Dangerdust. And they’ve sure have been busy little bees. Their latest project is called “MicroQuotes” and is a series of quote illustrations that are drawn by hand at a really small scale. If you’re interested in checking […]

November 12, 2015

 

Stunning Gig Posters by Lars P. Krause

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Mr. Lars P. Krause is a designer and illustrator based in Dresden, Germany, and is known in the industry for his iconic gig posters. With an impressive resume Lars have over the years worked with major brands and bands like The Black Keys, Foo Fighters, Soundgarden, Iggy Pop & Pearl Jam just to name drop […]

November 5, 2015

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“Nerds eye view” illustrations by Andy Fairhurst

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You’ve probably seen some of Andy Fairhurst’s illustrations on here before since we’ve been including them from time to time in our inspiration galleries. But today I’d like to focus on an awesome series of illustrations he’s been pushing out, where he’s portraying classic scenes from big-name movies like Star Wars, Back to the Future, […]

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