Artist Creates Quirky Illustrations Using An iPhone And Some Paper

Anshuman Ghosh is a visual artist based in South Africa who creates quirky illustrations that revolve around his iPhone.

He finds suitable inspiration from everyday occurrences, common observations and more importantly, things that he loves. Each cut paper illustration casts the illusion that his phone is something that it is not, using brightly colored drawings that have been cut up and layered into these fun and newly transformed scenarios.

His vibrant ideas are both simple and clever, like two classics such as the Rubix Cube being sliced and transformed into a Tetris game or a paper being shredded into the iPhone only leaving the strips on screen. All in all his talents definitely will leave a smile on your face.

“I like to carry my idea notebook with me everywhere in case something inspires me. Once the initial sketch is done, I get down to preparing the illustrations and the paper cutouts which I arrange when I am ready to shoot. I use 160 gsm paper and a standard stationery kit to create the artworks. Depending on the complexity of the work at hand, it takes me between 2 to 4 hours to complete an artwork from start to finish. And given that I have a full-time day job to keep me busy, I am up until 1 AM every night finishing my artworks,” artist told Bored Panda.

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A Type of Love – A collaboration with Dior I would do anything for the love of my life (@divyakrishan) including bending the laws of physics to turn my iPhone into an old fashioned typewriter and typewrite a romantic ode to said love of my life thereby confessing my love on a public platform 😊. Ain't I the most romantic person ever @divyakrishan, @anupama.jaiswal, @menonkb, @sukshitasingh and @themepiece_za : What would you do for love? Post your answers and let's keep the #DiorLoveChain going! For every post with the hashtag #DiorLoveChain, @diorparfums will donate $1 to WE Charity, an international charity that partners with communities to help lift themselves out of poverty. So my friends on Instagram, it would be awesome if you could either repost this post or also share something new with a #DiorLoveChain hashtag to raise money for this great cause! #dior #illustration #art #arts_gallery #sponsored

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THERE’S NO DAY LIKE SATAYDAY! POST A 🍢 IF YOU THINK WE DESERVE A SATAY EMOJI Thai there! Hope you all had a swell weekend and are already busy making plans for the next one – I know I am! Don’t forget… When the weekend is here and the Satay Night Fever grips you, the folks at @deliveroo can put a plate of your favourite Thai delicacy in front of you faster than John Travolta could bust dance moves in that dance movie he did in the 1970s (I can’t seem to remember what the movie was called 😂). So if you live in the UK, Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Singapore or the UAE, give their app a shot (check link in bio) PS: If you live in the UK and order Thai food from selected restaurants during this week through the @deliveroo app, you stand a chance to win an all expenses trip to Thailand! Sah wah dee khrap! Check out www.deliveroo.co.uk for more details. #deliveroo #tastetours #art #artworks #arts_gallery #illustration #sponsored #ad

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POST a 🍔 as a comment if this artwork made you think of a 🍔! Hi there! They say that you are what you would like to eat… So that clearly makes me a phone masquerading as a burger 😂😂😂 (or a burger masquerading as a phone? Hmmmmmmm.) When you have burger on your mind but not in your tummy, the folks at @deliveroo can soothe those burger pangs quicker than you can even say ”cheese burgers are the best!”. So if you live in the UK, Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Singapore or the UAE, give their app a shot (check link in bio) PS: If you live in the UK and order any American dish during this week through the @deliveroo app, you stand a chance to win an all expenses trip to the US of A! Check out www.deliveroo.co.uk for more details. #deliveroo #tastetours #art #artworks #arts_gallery #illustration #sponsored #ad

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CAN YOU GUESS WHICH JAPANESE DELICACY HAS BEEN FEATURED IN THIS ARTWORK? (HINT IN THE CAPTION BELOW) Hello there! It is Tuesday today and it basically means the weekend is right around the corner, right? And yes, I am sort of a “glass half full” kinda guy 😂. Talking about things being half full, don’t you wish you could drink (or eat… I am never sure) soup right out of your phone when those hunger pangs hit you ? No? So, its just me then? Well, the hard-working folks at @deliveroo have spent years studying this curious phenomenon and call this condition “Miso hungry, me want to drink soup from my phone”-titis 😂. While it may not be possible or advisable to use your phone as some sort of soup bowl, it is possible to use the @deliveroo app to order your favourite soup anytime you want. So if you live in the UK, Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Singapore or the UAE, give their app a shot (check link in bio) PS: If you live in the UK and order any Japanese dish during this week through the @deliveroo app, you stand a chance to win an all expenses trip to Japan! Arigatou! Check out www.deliveroo.co.uk for more details. #deliveroo #tastetours #art #artworks #arts_gallery #illustration #sponsored #ad

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WHICH DRINK DO YOU RECKON I AM YANKING OUT OF MY PHONE (HINT IN THE CAPTION BELOW) Hello there! It is Thursday today and I can already smell the weekend. It’s summer down here in South Africa and not a day goes by when I don’t imagine my phone to be an ice bucket. Ah! What a wondrous thing that would be – prosecco-nd to none, I say! I hear that the nice folks at @deliveroo are currently working on some cutting edge R&D to turn your phone into an ice bucket but since this kind of radical invention takes time, you can use their app in the meantime to order your favourite beverage and wait for the future with a cold one in your hand. So if you live in the UK, Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Singapore or the UAE, give their app a shot (check link in bio) PS: If you live in the UK and order alcohol from one of @Deliveroo's participating drinks partners during this week through the @deliveroo app, you stand a chance to win an all expenses trip to the home of wine: Bordeaux! Check out www.deliveroo.co.uk for more details. #arts_gallery #artworks #illustration #deliveroo #sponsored PSA: Alcohol consumption affects cognitive ability. Please do not drink if you are under age and definitely do not drink and drive even if you are above the permissible age where you live. Drink responsibly and call a cab instead!

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WHAT FOOD OR DRINK COMES TO MIND WHEN YOU THINK OF HALLOWEEN? Leave a comment or an emoji below! Hi there, hope all of you are having a spooky Halloween. Don't you just hate it when you order a Halloween cocktail and the bartender goes easy on the spooky eyeballs? No? It's just me then, eh? 🤦‍♂️. Well the folks at @deliveroo promise me that with them, there are no tricks just treats this Halloween. So if you live in the UK, Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Singapore or the UAE, give their app a shot(check link in bio) PS: If you live in the UK and order Mexican food from selected restaurants this week through the @deliveroo app, you stand a chance to win an all expenses trip to Mexico! Check out www.deliveroo.com for more details. #deliveroo #tastetours #art #artworks #arts_gallery #illustration #sponsored

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Never “mis” out on your favourite [insert dessert name here] Can you guess which dessert I am talking about? <hint: It’s Italian> Hi there! Hope all of you are doing well… This artwork is dedicated to all those times when you get the sugar pangs but your phone is just a phone and not a cake stand 😂… The good ol’ folks at @deliveroo tell me that while it may still not be possible or recommended to eat your phone, it is possible to order that dessert when the dessert pangs get you. So if you live in the UK, Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Singapore or the UAE, give their app a shot (check link in bio) PS: If you live in the UK and order any Italian dish this week through the @deliveroo app, you stand a chance to win an all expenses trip to Italy! Check out www.deliveroo.com for more details. #deliveroo #tastetours #art #artworks #arts_gallery #illustration #sponsored

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GAME OF THRONES | EPISODE 6 *SPOILER ALERT* I should get some sort of medal for holding out till Sunday to post this artwork inspired by what happened in the last 10 minutes of Episode 6 of @gameofthrones. The episode was amazing, don't you think? Given how many times the dragons have been shown this season, I'm pretty sure #gameofthrones has already used up all of its CGI budget 😂 – we'll probably only get close up shots of Cersei's horrible wig from now on. Talking about dragons, really sad what happened to Viserion 🙁. I would love to say he's in a better place but I'm not sure he is although I bet the Night King would disagree 😂. #whpimagine #art #arts_gallery #artist #illustration

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It's time to #CreateWithMoo! See this image? What happens next? I have teamed up with the folks at MyiStore (@iphoneographysa) to bring you this exciting new series. This artwork will evolve with your ideas so you need to tell us what will happen next! Be creative, quirky, think about Apple products and how they fit in to your life. So head on over to the MyiStore Facebook page (link is in my profile 👆🏻) and share your crazy ideas. You have until Wednesday at noon to tell us your version of the story – I​ will select a submission and then incorporate the idea into the artwork by illustrating it using my #iPadPro! Tune in again next week to see how the artwork evolves with your winning ideas! Looking forward to your stories! Let's work together and create something amazing! #art #artwork #arts_gallery

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