“Paint and Positivity – Ways to Stay Home in Style”: The Superb Illustrations by Shahul Hameed

According to Shahul: “I hail from the beautiful town of Palakkad in Kerala. I started painting at a tender age and instantly realized that I have a passion for it. My family is into farming and agriculture, and the idea of pursuing a profession in the field of arts was not convincing enough for them. However, as time passed, they accepted my line of work. I have not received any formal training in drawing and painting apart from a certification in Madras Government Technical Examination (MGTE).” Continue reading »

Illustrator Creates Posters With Deep And Hidden Meanings

32% Of British Women Don’t Feel Safe Walking Alone At Night Survey Says

According to Laurie Allen: “I am an editorial illustrator that works in publishing and advertisement. The goal with my illustrations is to help the viewer think deeply about the text. Articles can be cold—merely reporting facts or sharing a story without the personal details. My illustrations allow you to understand the article on a personal level, making it easier to connect to and adding a deeper layer to the piece. Enjoy!” Continue reading »

“Desperate Dreams”: Awesome Retro-Styled Illustrations by Karolis Strautniekas

Karolis Strautniekas is a freelance illustrator best known for his eerie, nostalgic yet acutely contemporary illustrations. Based in Vilnius, Lithuania, he achieved international recognition; still, his illustrations have something special, a je-ne-sais-quoi which makes the world wonder if there’s maybe more to it than what we encounter at first sight. Continue reading »

“Wistful Dreams, Porcelain Memories”: Dreamy and Surreal Illustrations by Maggie Chiang

Maggie Chiang is a Taiwanese/American full-time artist and illustrator. Her artworks are inspired by both real and fictional places. Maggie Chiang’s surreal illustrations evoke a longing for adventure and the pursuit of the unknown. She also sells her animations as NFT on Foundation! Continue reading »

“Make the World Go Away”: The Surreal and Inspirational Artworks of Ioana Harasim

Ioana Harasim aka Hara is a self-taught Romanian artist who enjoys exploring surreal themes. Her inspiration comes from people, fashion, beauty, nature, art and hidden feelings. For Hara, making art is a way of finding out who she is and how much she can grow. She’s interested in projects from fields such as fashion, music and editorial. Continue reading »

Inspired by Propaganda Posters, Xinmei Liu Challenges the Norm in Model Citizen Guidelines

Be good at everything. Crying is embarrassing. Art is for people who are bad in math. Rich people are not your friends. Rather harsh lessons, but lessons which nevertheless peppered the childhood of illustrator Xinmei Liu while growing up in Shanghai. Continue reading »

Artist Perfectly Illustrates The Social Issues Of 2020

Decrease In Wildlife Deaths
An editorial illustration about the massive decline in wildlife deaths on roads due to people staying home and traveling less during the coronavirus pandemic.

According to Iggdeh, an artist based in US: “I just started making illustrations at the end of 2019, actually. When I published my first illustration a few months later, it kind of lit a spark inside me that said “maybe this can be more than just a hobby.” You see, I’m actually a writer by profession and “iggdeh” is my artist pseudonym. I’ve always been attracted to editorial & political art and I always wanted to get into it, but there was never enough time, or so I thought. Continue reading »

Highly Detailed Illustrations By Ilya Milstein

Ilya Milstein is a Milan-born, Melbourne-raised and New-York based illustrator that works in a pretty traditional way. Continue reading »

“Forever Alone”: Superb Editorial Illustrations By Angelica Alzona

Angelica Alzona is a NYC-based Filipino-American illustrator, animator and designer from Washington, DC. She is currently the senior editorial illustrator for Gizmodo Media Group, formerly Gawker, making work for Gizmodo, Splinter, Jezebel, Deadspin, Kotaku, The Root, Lifehacker and Jalopnik. Continue reading »

Clever, Well-observed Editorial Illustrations from Toronto-based Peter Thomas Ryan

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On first glance Toronto-based illustrator Peter Thomas Ryan’s style appears simple and almost naive in some images, but the cleverness lies in his ideas and composition. Peter’s created work for The Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, The Washington Post, Variety among a whole heap of others and it’s interesting to see how adaptable his work can be. Continue reading »