Frank Chimero is the illustrator of our generation. Clever, sharp, witty and always purposeful, he is in the process of defining a new aesthetic for young illustrators. Beyond that, he’s proving to the rest of us that there’s no substitute for talent and hard work—that if you regularly commit focused time to projects you feel passionate about, good things will follow. His work has been featured in The Atlantic, Newsweek, Businessweek and Wired.
Dedication and hard-work aside, it doesn’t hurt to be extremely talented: