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The Surreal Landscapes of Peijun Cao: An Exploration of Urban Reality and Imagination

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Introducing Peijun Cao, an artist of many talents hailing from Shanghai, now making her mark in the UK. Her artistic journey has seen her dabble in various disciplines including graphic design, fashion design, and portraiture. Continue reading »

Atmospheric Noir Photography by Pierpaolo Maso

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Welcome, dare to venture into the fascinating universe of Pierpaolo Maso, a renowned shutterbug born and bred in the enchanting city of Venice, Italy. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Bizarre Comics With Unexpected Twists And A Dash Of Dark Humor

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In today’s spotlight, I’m excited to introduce the wandering artist known as 3Palec. His work traverses the boundaries of conventional art, bringing to life vivid, surreal comics and illustrations that provide a hyperbolic snapshot of our society. Without any specific country as his permanent residence, 3Palec draws deeply from the well of his international travels and experiences. Continue reading »

Exploring the Dark and Funny World of Luke Chueh, the Pop Surrealist Painter Who Uses Animals to Express His Emotions

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Luke Chueh is an American painter, illustrator and designer who is known for his dark and humorous style of pop surrealism. He often depicts anthropomorphic animals in various emotional states, such as sadness, anger, frustration or addiction. Continue reading »

Meet Miran, The Digital Artist Whisking Viewers to Uncharted Dimensions

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Originating from the enchanting landscapes of Kurdistan, Iraq, Miran is a digital art phenomenon whose captivating creations carry viewers to unexplored territories. Boasting an exceptional aptitude for Photoshop since the age of fifteen, Miran delved deeply into the spheres of photo manipulation, graphic design, and concept art, dedicating innumerable hours to refining his remarkable talents. Continue reading »

The Alchemy of Dark Ink and Graphite: Jason Stewart’s Journey into Unfamiliar Territories

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Meet Jason Stewart, a remarkable artist hailing from the United States. With his trusty graphite pencil in hand and adorned with captivating tattoos, he is a true master of his craft. Continue reading »

The Dark Knight Rises in Vietnam: Architecture Student Creates Impressive Batpod Replica

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Meet Nguyen Dac Chung, a Vietnamese architecture student who spent six months building his very own Batpod, with the help of a team of friends. Inspired by Christopher Nolan’s iconic film, The Dark Knight, Chung spent over a year planning and researching the design, before embarking on his epic project. Continue reading »

The Hilariously Dark and Pointlessly Random World of Inspirational Quotes

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InspiroBot is an AI-based platform designed to generate unlimited amounts of unique inspirational quotes for the never-ending enrichment of human existence. However, the results of its efforts often turn out to be hilariously dark or pointlessly random, leaving many scratching their heads or doubled over with laughter. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Animal-Themed Watercolor Paintings That Glow In The Dark

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According to Déborah Maradan (previously featured): “Four years ago, I shared a post on Bored Panda showing my watercolor galaxy animals. I got so much overwhelmingly positive feedback that I kept painting new cosmo animals, except this time, they glow in the dark! Continue reading »

Any Means Necessary: The Superb Dark and Macabre Illustrations of Shawn Coss

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According to an artist: ” Hi, if you’re looking for Shawn Cross, that’s another guy who definitely doesn’t do the art I do. At least I don’t think. But anyways, I’m a dark art artist from Ohio. I’ve been working at my craft professionally for 9 years as an independent artist as well as an artist for the widely popular webcomic series, Cyanide & Happiness. I’m also a co-owner and artist for Ohio based lifestyle brand, Any Means Necessary clothing. Continue reading »

This Artist Makes Dark Humor Comics With Surprising Endings

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When everything around feels just a little too beige and basic, there’s nothing like some black humor to save the day. If you enjoy your jokes with a bit of irony, you might like the work of up-and-coming Russian artist Dmitri Piankov. Continue reading »

We All Have a Happy Place, Where’s Yours? The Dark and Cinematic Photo Works of Corey Crawford

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According to Corey Crawford: “My passion for photography and visual storytelling has driven me to want to travel all around the world to discover and capture iconic/unique locations and destinations for no other reason than just pure curiosity. Travelling to different destinations where it is out of my comfort zone and knowing that their are locations out there that still have to be discovered and having that mindset is definitely without a doubt why I still carry on this huge passion for photography.” Continue reading »

Beneath the Veil: The Psychedelic Art Works of Richard Ingersoll

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You can find a lot in Richard Ingersoll’s drawings – and it’s not just in their crazy, psychedelic subjects, but in how different the perception of the pictures is from how the mood of the viewer changes. In moments of sadness they add to despondency, in moments of joy they add to cheerfulness. If this is not a sign of the artist’s skill, we wash our hands of it. Continue reading »

Anatomy of a Ruin: The Superb Dark and Creepy Art Works of Sam Wolfe Connelly

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A long-haired girl in a white dress floating in the middle of the room, a dead man in a pond, a creepy dog in golf shoes – images that seem to have emerged from some vague dream are so deeply rooted in the culture that today almost no horror story can do without them. Continue reading »

The Dark Surrealism of Arturo Rivera

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Arturo Rivera was born in Mexico City in 1945. He studied painting at Academia de San Carlos in Mexico City (1963-68); and silk-screen process and photo-silk screen process at The City Lit Art School of London (1973-74). Continue reading »

Funny And Slightly Inappropriate Comics From “Fruit Gone Bad”

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Have you ever wondered what would happen if foods were brought to life and could talk? In this artist’s parallel comic world, fruit and vegetables have gone ‘bad’ and a little twisted. Continue reading »

Do You Know Who You Are?: Superb Cinematic Photo Works By Nariman Darbandi

These are difficult times we live in, friends. The main thing now is to preserve the mental health of ourselves and our loved ones. The cinematic photo works of Nariman Darbandi will help to distract from heavy thoughts and immerse yourself in a beautiful melancholy. Continue reading »

Dystopian Streets Of Seattle In Gloomy Photographs By Tek

Tek is a Seattle, WA based street photographer. His creative passion aims to capture the emotions of the street’s untold stories. Continue reading »

An Artist Confronts Depression with The Help of Photography

According to Dieter Ruistocht: “Four years ago I fell from a building when I was taking pictures. I hurt my leg. Since then I had a lot of surgeries, most with no result. Continue reading »

Dreamy and Cinematic New York City Photographs by Dimitri Guédé

According to a photographer: “I am a visual story teller, who aims to project new perspectives of the world. As a photographer based out of New York City, my photograhs are significantly influenced by “The city that never sleeps”!. My passion can be seen in my work. I strive to expose great detail with my editing style being heavily inspired by cinematic works, such as Joker, Blade runner 2049, and Altered Carbon.” Continue reading »

Artist Criticizes Our Society By Showing Two Different Sides Of The Same Story

Without exaggeration I would like to say that Design You Trust was the first to write about this Russian artist. Not even a year has passed, and Russian artist Anton Gudim is back! In today’s article, we want to share more of his sarcastic comics from the “YES, BUT” series. Anton is a master of absurdity, irony, and dark humor. His illustrations perfectly capture the ridiculousness of modern society and make fun of something that we have accepted as normal. Continue reading »

The Order of the Heavens: Dark Fantasy by João Paulo Bragato

João Paulo Bragato is a Brazilian artist who draws whimsical characters and creatures that would fit perfectly into the world of some cool dystopian fantasy. A certain fairy-tale quality, subtle colors and smooth lines make Bragato similar to the legendary illustrator Yoshitaka Amano (Vampire Hunter D, Final Fantasy, Angel’s Egg), but the Brazilian’s work is still quite distinctive. Continue reading »

Digital Alchemy: Dark and Macabre Art by Necro

Necro is a Spanish artist who makes the coolest art with all kinds of demonic crap in a dystopian neo-Gothic style. He collaborated with such giants as Blizzard, Konami, Sony, DC, Marvel and many other famous companies. Continue reading »

Nightmares Under the Moon: Dark and Gloomy Illustrations by Brian Luong

Brian Luong is an illustrator currently residing in Southern California. Pulling inspiration from landscapes and natural subject matters, he creates scenes and subjects that range from being tranquil to otherworldly. Continue reading »

Sick Bastard Jeff Mahannah and His Off-The-Wall Humor

The artist Jeff Mahannah (previously featured) lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan. As a matter of fact, not much else is known about him. But one thing is clear, this bastard has a sick sense of humor. Aborted babies, unclean bodies, bodily fluids and severed limbs flow from his sketches like the inner light from Raphael’s paintings. How his work has bypassed Instagram censorship is almost inexplicable. Continue reading »