LEVY CREATIVE BLOG - ARCHIVE FOR June, 2010

KOREN SHADMI | BOMB AT THE BOX OFFICE FOR MOTHERJONES

Great new illo for MotherJones Magazine by KOREN SHADMI for their July – August 2010 issue. Mixed Media: Is a Hollywood dream team’s film about nuclear mayhem the next An Inconvenient Truth. Go to page 65 to read more.

Posted on 06/29/2010 for Uncategorized

MIKE BYERS | MAIN ISLAND TRAIL FOR YANKEE

New map by MIKE BYERS for Yankee Magazine July/August 2010 issue.  This is for Yankee’s Summer on the Main Coast Issue: The Guide Travel. Follow The Blue Watery Road: For 20 years the Main Island Trail has beckoned lovers of solitude and beauty. The Main Island Trail is today recognized as the first of the …

Posted on 06/28/2010 for MICHAEL BYERS

MIKE BYERS | WASHINGTON POST – 2010 POST HUNT! A HUGE MUTANT BRAINTEASER.

The Hunt Returns!

The Washington Post Hunt is a huge mutant brainteaser — a kind of urban safari, where you’ll be hunting for the answers to wacky puzzles woven into the landscape of downtown Washington. Compete against other teams to solve them and win a cool prize.  Beautiful illustrations by MIKE BYERS! Hope …

Posted on 06/24/2010 for MICHAEL BYERS

KOREN SHADMI | THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE FOR KALKALIST

The Pleasure Principle

This was a short turn around job for the Israeli magazine Kalkalist. KOREN SHADMI was called on Thursday to come up with sketches for Sunday (a work day in Israel!) and finished the illustration for Tuesday. The article dealt with the psychological mechanism behind pleasure – what causes pleasure …

Posted on 06/24/2010 for Uncategorized

RORY KURTZ | ESCAPE INTO LIFE INTERVIEW

Escape Into Artist Watch
Interview with Rory Kurtz
Jun 22nd, 2010

Lara Cory: I’ve read that you are mainly self-taught. Can you describe how you learned the skills you have today? Were you taught by anyone outside an academic setting?

Rory Kurtz: Well, I’ve been working at …

Posted on 06/22/2010 for RORY KURTZ

DAVID JUNKIN | BP INSPIRED ARTWORK

Lord knows we wish that DAVID JUNKIN wouldn’t have to keep illustrating artwork on the BP spill, here are some pretty inspiring illustrations on David’s take on the oil spill.

Posted on 06/16/2010 for DAVID JUNKIN

MIKE BYERS | HOLLYWOOD IN HAWAII

HOLLYWOOD IN HAWAII

From plastic palm trees to on-set pranks, from fake languages to obstinate water buffalo, intrepid humor writer Charles Memminger uncovered the funniest, strangest tales of Island moviemaking. Read more about this very interesting article from Honolulu Magazine here.

Posted on 06/15/2010 for MICHAEL BYERS

KOREN SHADMI | CARNIVORE

In between the minefield of illustration assignments KOREN SHADMI tries to find time to write and draw comics – a place where he usually feels he can express himself more freely. Certain periods are more fertile then others depending on the amount of commissioned work he has and various other factors …

Posted on 06/15/2010 for Uncategorized

MIKE BYERS | MULTITASKING MOVIE THEATERS

MULTITASKING MOVIE THEATERS: There’s more to life than chick flicks and summer blockbusters by MIKE BYERS.

Here’s a great new illustration by MIKE BYERS for Honolulu Magazine. It’s a very interesting article on how movie theaters are branching out and hosting other events in their theaters – not only movies.

“Your trip to the cineplex doesn’t necessarily …

Posted on 06/14/2010 for MICHAEL BYERS

RORY KURTZ | SPOKESONGS FOR BICYCLE TIMES

“Pedal By Day, Play By Night.” This is a gorgeous new illustration by RORY KURTZ that we’ve been waiting to post! The time has come and the issue is out! This cover piece was done for Bicycle Times for a story called SpokeSongs. How can you make a band tour even more fun, and fulfilling? …

Posted on 06/06/2010 for RORY KURTZ