Advertising illustration for Fluevog Shoes. The Game is Afoot depicts the Enneagram Investigator boot.
Editorial illustrations for emerging technologies in the future of engineering:
1. Mind-Reading robots
2. Driverless Cars
3. Internet of Things
4. Financial Engineering
For the Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering (ISE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Unpublished book illustrations and binding design for Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones, a young adult, fantasy novel.
In the first illustration the main character, Sophie Hatter, is her young self. For most of the book she is under an enchantment where she appears to be an old woman.
Illustrated adventure of a dog in a backpack. Full drawing and details.
Editorial holiday illustrations. Split-compositions combine historic, contemporary, religious, and/or secular imagery.
St. Patrick's Day
Cinco de Mayo
More to come in the series.
Cover lettering, characters designs, book illustration, book design, and author/illustrator portraits for The Wreck of the Good Ship Lollipop, a poem by William Gillespie.
Illustration for “Data and Donuts,” a bimonthly meeting to build data literacy in a fun, approachable way.
For digital HKS at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Home variations. Part editorial illustrations. Part color studies.
homes + danger:
tornadoes, lightning, rising sea levels, wildfires
homes + place:
farmland, city, mountain, valley, forest, seaside
homes + division:
politics, gender, race, monotony
Parodies of iconic art works. From the series #100DaysOfWienerArt.
“The color is black because it could either be black or white. And I chose black.”
Mundane moments from life. Personal work. I chose blue.
Book illustrations, concept, and writing for A Bee Sea: a picture book filled with letter sets illustrating playful sight and sound pairings.
Select value sketch and finished drawing spreads are from the full dummy book, available upon request.
Portraits of people, animals, and people as animals in a range of styles.
Book illustrations for a wordless picture book.
Circus Canis, an accordion-fold picture book, was an invited project for Champaign-Urbana’s 2015 inaugural CSA (Community Supported Art) project.
Illustrated patterns. All positive space. The triangular tessellations rotate.
Tarot card illustrations. Reinterpretations of classic tarot imagery based on human-dog relationships.
Strength was selected for inclusion in the Skowhegan Tarot deck.
Personal work. Vacation drawings from Kelleys Island in Lake Erie.
Editorial illustrations. Heart variations depict:
Illustrated birthday card with a party in the back.
Personal work. A series of geometric, grid-based landscapes.
Personal work. Ladies is both a stand-alone series and pairs with images from the Geometric Landscapes series.
The Twelve Dachshund Days of Christmas. From the series #100DaysOfWienerArt.
(To be continued....)
Illustrated New Year’s card for the Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering (ISE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Book illustrations for chapters of a book-styled proposal for a dream project to make picture books.
#100DaysOfWienerArt is 100+ dachshund-themed digital drawings, made approximately one per day, using a common artboard size and limited color palette.
Drawing are shown here in thematic groups (rather than the order in which they were made).
Artwork for a show at the Fuller Art House in Sylvania, Ohio titled and themed Full.
Shelter and Containment show the two sides of regulating fullness: keeping out, and holding in. Through a series of contrasts—wet and dry, warm and cool, inside and outside—they also show how the need for fullness changes with context.
Personal work: drawings, icons, and patterns. For love of play and basic shapes.
This is an illustration for an international poster exhibit in Uruguay celebrating 2019 International World Peace day. After the exhibit closes, posters will be donated to the National Library.
Gabriel Benderski is the exhibit organizer and creator of A Symbol for World Peace.