Ukiyo-e Heroes: Illustrations by Jed Henry

Jed Henry is an artist, lifelong gamer and Japanophile who combines all his passions to create the great Ukiyo-e Heroes series. Continue reading »

Sketch Vs. Final: Artists Show The Huge Difference Between Their Sketches And Finished Artwork


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A recent trend on Twitter got artists all hyped up to share their artwork. The challenge ‘Sketch vs. Final’ asks the artists to share what their artwork looks like when it’s first sketched out and when it’s all finished and rendered. Continue reading »

The Superb Concept Art Works by the Russian Artist Nikolay Kurganov

Nikolay Kurganov is a freelance artist based in Moscow, Russia. His works are mostly inspired by Japanese culture and anime. Continue reading »

This Woman Creates A Gender And Race-Neutral Deck Of Cards, Can’t Keep Up With The Orders

When’s the last time you played a card game? Did you notice anything unusual with your card deck? Indy Mellink, from the Netherlands, certainly thought that something was strange. Continue reading »

Winerelle Painting: Amazing Wine Arts by Sanja Jankovic

Young artist Sanja Jankovic used the wine as a new form of artistic expression. Here are its brief explains how and why does she do it: ““I’m always trying to turn everything around in the art. Wine was one of the ideas, I tried it and it was very cool. Continue reading »

This Is How Surrealism, Sweetness, and Eroticism Are Linked – The Beautiful Bizarre Art by Relm

Meet Relm. Her work is mostly the fantasy themes of fairies and jungles. Her prints and paints will take you to the magical world we all dream of in living surrounded by fairies and mystical creatures. Her medium of painting is watercolors, pencils, ink, and even some oily paints. Continue reading »

Cleverly Pointing Out The Ironies Of Life Through the Socially Disturbing Illustrations of Jeff Mahannah

If you’ve come across Jeff Mahannah on Instagram or any of his art you probably won’t forget it in a hurry! The talented artist’s drawings and comics are unique, shocking and genius! They might not be everyone’s taste but he doesn’t care about that, why should he? Through colourful, graphic, comic drawings Jeff illustrates the ironies and flaws of today’s society. Continue reading »

If Disney Characters Played In Popular Movies And TV Series By Alex Pick

Alex Pick brings Disney back in the most unexpected ways. Last time, the German artist, known to his 123k followers on Instagram as apicollodraws, ‘humanimalized’ Disney’s universe by turning our favorite animal characters into humans and the other way around in his spot-on illustrations. Continue reading »

Artist Matt McCarthy Uses Photoshop To Create Surreal Giant Cat Landscapes

Nowadays, it would be hard to imagine photo editing without Photoshop as it comes in handy not only for professional but also for personal use. People use it for a lot of things, from creating designs to making themselves look better for pitch-perfect Instagram photos. Continue reading »

Global Brands Redesigned as If They Were from The USSR

In 2016, designer Mikhail Levchenko did a project called “USSR-styled Modern Brands,” in which he proposed logos for famous brands in the stylistics of the USSR. Continue reading »

Canadian Artist David Huynh Used the Logos from Famous Companies to Depict His Own Perspective of Those Companies

Some might have you believe that creating a logo for a company is a fairly straightforward task, while in fact it is not. Continue reading »

“Calm Before the Storm”: Photographer Captured Nightlife in Wuhan Market Before Pandemic

Back in 2016, in a time when, if we had been told what would happen in 2020, we probably wouldn’t have believed it. The Milanese photographer and art director Alessandro Zanoni lived in Wuhan, a Chinese city that absolutely everyone knows since a few months. From his apartment, the artist observed each evening the market which formed the pattern of the city’s nightlife, its stalls full of goods and its sellers, sometimes alone on their stand, late in the night. Continue reading »

These Humorous Stinker Station Signs Helped to Provide Comic Relief for Motorists in Idaho During the 1950s and ’60s

When traveling to distant places, it is well to remember where you come from. If you come from Idaho, chances are you are familiar with the Stinker gas stations, which used to put up gag signs along the roads. Those bright yellow Stinker Station signs all with black print truly were an “Idaho only” institution. The Stinker gas stations used to break the monotony of traveling through southern Idaho’s miles of sagebrush with their comic signs. Continue reading »

María Medem’s Atmospheric Illustrations Are a Soothing Tonic for A Hectic World

María Medem lives and works in Spain. Her fascination for comics and abstraction led her to work very early on in the arts and illustration fields. Her work then evolved into narrative compositions borrowing from strange and surprising comic strips. She regularly collaborates with various publications such as Medium, the New York Times, Wired or Anxy magazine. Continue reading »

“Weapons of Mass Seduction”: The Superb Dark Humor Paintings of Victor Castillo

Victor Castillo is an international artist living and working in Los Angeles. He was born in Santiago, Chile in 1973, where he was part of an independent artist collective, and he lived in Barcelona, Spain, where he dedicated and established himself as a painter before moving to the United States in 2010. Continue reading »

This Artist Can Sneak Her Cats Into Any Painting And It’s Hilarious

Few would argue if we said that pets are an endless source of joy and happiness in our lives. Therefore, there is no surprise people are trying to immortalize them in every way possible. Continue reading »

“System Errors”: The Superb Glitch and Cyberwave Art Works of Klarens Malluta

Klarens Malluta is an Albanian artist creating high impact work around digital culture. The artist creates one visceral piece of art everyday for Instagram as a way to attach some sort of meaning to 21st century life. Continue reading »

Sensitive Figurative Paintings by Egyptian Artist Walid Ebeid

Walid Ebeid was born in 1970 in Cairo, Egypt. He started to establish his realistic expressionism art since he was 6 years old, he holds a Fine arts Bachelor in 1992 and Masters a distinguished level in oil painting from the day to day life spirit in his country culture and society insights. Continue reading »

Disney Characters ‘Humanimalized’: Artist Turns Animal Characters Into Humans And Humans Into Animals

Disney characters are distinct and special. They have their own style, aesthetic, and personal traits, which is why they’re so memorable. But let’s take a detour from the canon and ask ourselves “what if something was a little different about them?” What if, for example, Bambi was a human being, and Cruella de Vil was a dog herself? What would they look like then? Continue reading »

Socially Awkward Situations And Funny Random Cartoons by RandoWis

The man behind these comics is RandoWis from Singapore. He bases all of his characters on real people and gathers the inspiration for the comics from his daily life and funny situations. Take a look at some of his best comics below. Continue reading »

Talented Street Artist Bends Reality With His Three-Dimensional Illusions

Carlos Alberto GH, a Mexican artist based in Guadalajara, specializes in anamorphic street art representing all sorts of surrealistic scenes that come to life when seen from just the right angle. Continue reading »

Medieval Artists Were Really Bad At Drawing Lions

While medieval artists excelled at painting religious scenes and portraits of royalty, lions offered an altogether different challenge. It looks like the medieval painters never laid eyes on a real lion. Continue reading »

Stunning Figurative Oil Paintings by American Artist Malcolm Liepke

Malcolm T. Liepke is a contemporary American painter known for his loosely brushed yet nimbly executed depictions of figures in interior settings. Continue reading »

“The Never Remembered”: The Superb Surreal Melted Portraits of Pop Icons by Anthony Rondinone

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Anthony Rondinone is an artist born and raised in the Bronx. He works with multiple different mediums two of the main ones being Oil and Ink. Continue reading »

Star Wars Characters as Classical Japanese Art

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Digital artist Scadarts (previously) uses Photoshop to put Star Wars characters into classic artworks. His latest series uses the classical Japanese style to portray Boba Fett, Ahsoka Tano, Darth Maul, and Leia Organa. Click to the right in the image above to see each work on its own. But that’s just his latest series. Continue reading »