Jean-Francois Podevin was commissioned by The Washington Post to create an illustration for their article “Meet the scientists teaching AI to police human speech“. He illustrated the statue of the (Venus de Milo) text with words from all the world languages. See more of Jean-Francois Podevin’s work here.
Jean-Francois Podevin was commissioned by Cerebrum to illustrate the cover and opening illustrations for their Fall 2020 issue titled, “Neuroscience Expansion.” For the cover, Jean-Francois illustrated the expansion of neuroscience around the globe in a Renaissance style to highlight the beginning of a new era in neuroscience. His opening illustration represents the areas of the world […]
Jean-Francois Podevin illustrated the cover of The New York Times Real Estate section titled, “Covid pushes Real estate into the Future,” and the article, “Real Estate Transactions Go Virtual.” See more of Jean-Francois Podevin’s work here. Read The New York Times article here.
Jean Francois Podevin created an illustration for Cerebrum about the University of Chicago’s two research programs in cognitive science, which are trying to find the location of Consciousness in the brain. Each program believes to have the answer: one claims that it is located in the back of the brain while the other claims that it resides […]
Jean-Francois Podevin illustrated a mural about quantum mechanics for Princeton University. He created a metaphorical representation of two teacups pouring themselves in and out simultaneously to illustrate “quantum entanglement.” He drew inspiration from Alice and Wonderland, saying, “Making sense of quantum mechanics is like plunging into a Carrollian world of Cheshire cats and Alice’s mad […]
Jean-Francois Podevin illustrated the cover and opener illustrations for MUSC’s medical magazine Progress Notes Spring 2020 issue. This issue of Progress Notes looks into how physicians are using artificial intelligence to predict and prevent seizures. See more of Jean-Francois’ work here.
Jean Francois Podevin created a series of satirical photo illustrations for the Hour Detroit’s article, “The New Age Take on Debate Club.” This piece dissects the intellectual common ground that high school and college students are finding at the Ethics Bowl. See more of Jean Francois’ work here.
Illustrating Einstein’dream of a grand unified theory : J.F. Podevin created these three illustrations for Catherine Zandonella, editor of Princeton University Magazine. The goal was to create a single image that connected the large scale of the Universe to the small scale of Quantum particles. Both paradigms shared an M.C. Escher look-alike design, more appropriately referred to as […]
Jean-Francois Podevin was asked by Minh Uong, art director for The New York Times Sunday Business section, to create an illustration and GIF animation for the article, “Hey A.I., Let’s Ponder Earthquakes“, which discusses how A.I. techniques are aiding scientists in analyzing massive amounts of data. This could greatly improve accuracy, enabling them to predict […]
J.F. Podevin | Client: Johns Hopkins Science Magazine | Description: J.F. Podevin has illustrated this cover image for Kathryn Vitarelli of Johns Hopkins Science Magazine for a story about Dark matter and Dark Energy by astrophysicist Douglas Birch titled “What Is Out there?”. To see more of Podevin’s work, click here.
Campus publications continue to tap into our deep roster of amazing illustrators with so many different style choices. Digital, pen and ink, CGI, and photo-collage are featured below highlighting several recent University publication articles and covers. Check out the work of Dan Page, Sean McCabe, Laszlo Kubinyi, Jean Francois Podevin and Taylor Callery. Dan Page‘s […]
The design team at Deloitte University Press has the challenging task of creating compelling imagery to work with academic research papers relating to technology, healthcare, finance, and energy. With our range of world class talent, RappArt is a “go-to” resource for Deloitte (thank you). Our latest blog post features some of our most recent assignments. […]
A couple of weeks ago we asked our artists to complete the classic first week of school assignment, what they did on their summer vacation. We think Hal Mayforth and Bruce Morser best capture the highs and lows of summer. Camping, beach, and work seem to be the most popular activities. Take a minute to check out your […]
In the spirit of awards season, we’ve decided to create our own: The Artists Choice Awards. The idea is simple: it’s the image that each artist believes is their best of 2014. No micromanaging from the agent peanut gallery. It’s not always readily apparent why some images were selected, but we’re sure the artists have […]
With Halloween just around the corner, we’re excited to share a collection of mysterious, bizarre, and spine-chilling illustrations. We asked our artists to submit their favorite images that relate to the season. It’s a fun collection of work that we hope you enjoy.