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January 9, 2018

Package designers appreciate Theispot as a place to quickly source just the right artist to create compelling images for their products.   (more)

October 31, 2017

Martin Ansin teamed up with Hasbro to create the new “Stranger Things” themed Monopoly and Ouija package designs, in anticipation of Season 2 of the cult Netflix original series.  (more)

September 26, 2017

One of the great frustrations for illustrators is the difficulty in developing paid assignments into great portfolio images. Clients generally have specific requirements for projects (particularly in advertising and design) that the artists need to adhere to in order to please the client. Illustrators understand they are being paid to solve a creative problem but often the piece isn’t the best showcase for the artist.  (more)

July 15, 2015

Martin Ansin did NOT attend Comic Con last week, but his illustration work was very much present. Entertainment Weekly devoted an entire issue to the event and commissioned Martin to create this “Star Wars” tribute illustration.  (more)

June 25, 2015

Martin Ansin illustrated a review of the spectacularly unsavory hit TV series “Hannibal” for this week’s issue of The New Yorker. (more)

October 7, 2014

The artists at Gerald & Cullen Rapp have a rich history of music illustration in the pages of Rolling Stone magazine. Here are a few memorable portraits from recent years. Raul Allen immortalized U2, Coldplay, Civil Wars and Eminem: (more)

January 28, 2013

Martin Ansin created a full page illustration for “Zusya on the Roof,” the fiction featured in this week’s New Yorker. (more)

October 9, 2012

Martin Ansin illustrates this week’s fiction for The New Yorker with a phenomenal full pager. (more)

September 25, 2012

Martin Ansin combines his illustration with landscape photography to create an eerily surreal full page image for “Jack and the Mad Dog,” this week’s fiction in The New Yorker. (more)

September 21, 2012

Martin Ansin creted this illustration for Smithsonian's article: "How the Pogo Stick Leapt From Classic Toy to Extreme Sport." (more)