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April 24, 2017

Tim O’Brien’s regal portrait of Beyonce, originally commissioned by Entertainment Weekly, has now landed on the cover of the Communication Arts 58th Illustration Annual. (more)

April 3, 2017

In a world beyond parody, Tim O’Brien teams up with writer Neil Steinberg and goes postal with an illustrated Russian stamp featuring a portrait of you-know-who. “Russians unveil Trump stamp; Trump complains portrait is not good-looking enough. ‘I'm a very, very handsome man.’" (more)

March 9, 2017

Tim O’Brien creates another great cover illustration for Time Magazine,  featuring the Twitter-Bug-in-Chief at King Kong size. Time’s animation of Tim’s image is well worth a look, too! (more)

March 7, 2017

Finalists for the prestigious Spectrum 24 Fantasy Art Awards have been announced, and members of Theispot place prominently throughout the categories. The winners will be revealed next month, but for now let’s celebrate this truly fantastic body of work.

Goni Montes: “Tamiel” (Book) (more)

March 3, 2017

Tim O’Brien's cover illustration for Der Spiegel this week mashes up the facial features of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to create… “Der Doppelregent.”  (more)

March 2, 2017

Tim O’Brien used wit, art history, political savvy and just a soupcon of Photoshop to create this image, an instant classic.  (more)

February 16, 2017

Tim O’Brien pulled an all-nighter to produce this chaotic cover illustration for this week’s double issue of TIME magazine. “The e-mail from [TIME Creative Director] D.W. Pine asked if I could paint Trump in a storm,” says Tim. “As soon as he asked I saw the image.” (more)

January 31, 2017

Tim O’Brien's Illustration for Mother Jones Magazine lampoons the qualifications of Betsy DeVos, Trump's education secretary pick, who has spent a lifetime working to end public education as we know it in favor of more… faith-based solutions. (more)

January 23, 2017

Tim O’Brien was inspired by the political news cycle this past weekend to illustrate his very own Little Golden Books cover.  A must-read! (more)

January 19, 2017

Tim O’Brien's illustration for the Village Voice makes a solid parallel between the first days of the Trump Presidency and the last days of the Roman Republic. (more)