Saturday, November 12, 2011

17 Incredible and Humorous Illustrations

3324 N. California  - Jason Seiler loves to paint real people in real settings. In this piece, Jason painted a scene in a hot dog joint in Chicago, IL.


Aretha Franklin - Great caricatures exaggerate the features of the subject. This caricature of Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul exaggerates many of her features.


A Big Sleep Revised - This painting is a personal project of Jason’s from a scene in the film "Big Sleep."



Fire the Rich - This cover illustration for The Utne Reader is a caricature of everyone’s favorite billionaire real estate tycoon, Donald Trump.


Elton John and Leon Russell - This illustration of music legends Elton John and Leon Russell was done for the Rolling Stone music review section.


Elvis Costello -  Great caricature artists often bring in props to help tell the story of the painting. In this caricature, Jason beautifully illustrates a guitar alongside music legend Elvis Costello.



Frank McCourt - This portrait of Pulitzer Prize winning author Frank McCourt was done for The Weekly Standard for an article about his life.



Profile of George Lucas - This hilarious illustration of Star Wars creator, George Lucas captures the filmmaker perfectly, exaggerating all the elements that most of us think of when we think of the legendary filmmaker.( Personal project. Painted with acrylics. )


Leonardo Has a Big Head - Leonardo DiCaprio has a huge head in this funny illustration of the Titanic actor.


Lil Wayne - This illustration of Lil Wayne was done for the music review section of Rolling Stone Magazine.


Mick Jagger - With lips like those, its no wonder Rolling Stone lead singer Mick Jagger became a singer.( Painted for Las Vegas Weekly )


Blow Hard - Cover painted for Miami New Times.


Mama Grizzly - Painted for the cover of the New York Observer



Axl Rose - What advice do you think Yoda would give Axl Rose? This illustration for Revolver Magazine includes fire, Guns and Roses front man, Axl Rose, and everyone’s favorite Jedi Master, Yoda.( Painted for Revolver magazine )


The Obama’s - Cover painted for The Utne Reader.


Kathryn - This painting of Jason’s wife, as a vampire was a personal project of his.


The White Stripes - This illustration of one of Jason’s favorite bands, The White Stripes was done as a personal project.