Unquestionably, illustration brightens up our days. A quality drawing can evoke (at times) more than a few... well, you know the cliche.

From character sketches to full blown comics, the work of the illustrators highlighted hear runs a creative gamut. Some make their way adding color and excitment to mainstream magazines. Others share their love of bikes. All, however, have a distinct personal style and unique niche.

Check out 15 Illustrators You Should Know.