Making the World a Better Place – Cover for Progressive Magazine–an idea that originally came to me in a dream! Dec/Jan 2014 AD Nick Jehlen
Kali Ciesemier is a very talented freelance illustrator based in New York.
In each illustration the composition, the use of colors and lightings are simply gorgeous, there is a clear study of proportion and a magistral use of spaces.
Who Will Care For Me? – Article about aging baby boomers without children, for Boston Globe Magazine, AD Ryan Huddle
Bosozoku Battle – Originally made for the Lady Knights//Women Warriors zine, later offered as a ltd ed screenprint at SPX 2013. Who doesn’t like motorcycles and maces?
Maria Callas Google Doodle – I drew the Google homepage doodle for legendary opera singer Maria Callas’ birthday! AD Sophia Foster-Dimino, Dec 2 2013
Omoide Yokocho – A tiny series of alleyways and yakitori stalls in Shinjuku, Tokyo, otherwise known as ‘Memory Lane’ or ‘Piss Alley’. Originally made for Light Grey Art Lab’s In Place Book & Show
Newt’s Emerald – Handlettered E-book cover for one of my favorite authors, Garth Nix! A Regency Romance (with magic!) about 18 yr old Lady Truthful Newington and the double life she must lead to pursue her house’s stolen heirloom.
SEED – Originally made for Mike Mitchell’s SPACE show at Gallery 1988. Inspired by NASA’s 1970’s space colony designs & my deep love of sci-fi.
The Dead of Winter – Mock-cover for fun, inspired by old Nancy Drew novels
Domestic Etch – Handlettered cover for Domestic Etch magazine, based on the theme ‘The Past’
Space Mariner – For fun! Because interstellar harpoons are cool
It’s Oh So Quiet – Originally created for Nobrow 9 around the theme “It’s Oh So Quiet”
Fried Egg & Kimchi Sandwich
1200 Posters – Ltd ed poster for 1200 posters, based on a quote about community ‘Invite Everyone Who Cares to Work on What’s Possible’. Read more here!
Olympic Uniforms – Sex appeal vs performance and practicality in female Olympic uniforms. Boston Globe Magazine, AD Ryan Huddle
The Sword of the Morning – Everyone’s favorite legendary Kingsguard, Ser Arthur Dayne!
The Gardener – 2nd in the “Eccentric Millionaires” series
Conqueror & Catbeast
The Savoy Affair
Louve Heist (superhero edition)
All images © Kali Ciesemier 2013, do not use without permission.