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The Superb Female Portraits by Melina Ghadimi

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Beautiful illustrated portraits by Iranian artist Melina Ghadimi. Continue reading »

Art For Adults: The Modern Pin-Ups by Gabriele Pennacchioli

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Italian pin-up artist Gabriele Pennacchioli (previously featured) works for a number of world-renowned animation studios. The women in Gabriele’s works differ radically from the traditional and classic pin-up images of women in that they are modern, feminine and confident. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Female in Focus Photography Award 2022

The Female in Focus international award from the British Journal of Photography and its publisher 1854 Media, was established to champion the work of exceptional female photographers and combat gender inequality in the industry.

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‘When the war against the cartel began in Ciudad Juárez in 2006, many of us took refuge in our private spaces (in our homes and in our bedrooms). In view of the public spaces being taken over by terrorism and violence, we made our homes a safe haven. This image represents duality and contrast. The interior is fully decorated in pastels in representation of our border aesthetic. The violence, public spaces, and the war on drugs are displayed on the television placed in the room’ Continue reading »

Vintage Photographs of Women Flaunting the Inflatable Bras to Look Like Marilyn Monroe in 1952

Four models show how to use the Trés Secrete bra, developed by La Resista Corset Co. in Connecticut.
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These amazing images, which were discovered by TopFoto in their extensive archives, have revealed the post-World War Two invention of inflatable bras as women strived to look like Marilyn Monroe in 1952. Continue reading »

Lithuanian Artist Explores The Beauty Of Female Shapes In Quirky Illustrations

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Kissi Ussuki is an illustrator and artist based in Vilnius, Lithuania. Using acrylic paint and paper as her main tools of the trade, she loves drawing faces, hands and other body parts, and putting them into surreal and absurd compositions. Continue reading »

Spectacular Sisters: The Feminist-Inspired Illustrations by Aura Lewis

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Aura Lewis earned her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She is inspired by women’s history, fashion, social activism and culture from all over the world, as well as vintage ephemera and retro color palettes and patterns. Aura’s work is featured in books for children and adults, editorial publications, gift books, and stationery. Continue reading »

The Sensual Female Warriors In Cool Art Works By Yona Saura

Yona Saura is an Uruguayan illustrator. In addition to recording numerous YouTube tutorials, Saura often draws cute but very combative girls. She has so many of them on her Instagram that it seems as if the artist doesn’t pay attention to anything else. Continue reading »

Heroic and Fantasy Pin-Up Female Portraits by Kyu Yong Eom

The amazing science fiction and fantasy themed artworks of Kyu Yong Eom, a concept artist and digital illustrator based in Seoul, South Korea. Continue reading »

Intriguing Female Portraits by Ilya Ozornin

Artist Ilya Ozornin draws girls who are both beautiful and mysterious. Each of his ladies seems to keep a secret, trying hard not to give it away – like Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring or Mona Lisa, they enchant with a kind of understatement and sadness. Continue reading »

Inspirational Female Portraits by Eva Balloon

Eva Balloon is an artist from Kazakhstan who draws charming ladies. With light strokes, Eva manages to create portraits that are strikingly airy – illustrations so delicate, as if they were made of weightless marshmallow. Continue reading »

32-Year-Old Independent Modern Woman Draws Comics On Her Observations About Society

Content by women that’s meant to empower other women – now that’s what I like to see. Lainey Molnar is a talented artist who creates relatable comics about self-acceptance, motherhood, refusing to adhere to social stereotypes, and freedom of choice. These clever and very current comics touch on everyday situations that even men might resonate with. Continue reading »

Psychedelic Fluorescent Female Portraits by Jelena Kevic Djurdjevic

Jelena Kevic Djurdjevic is a Serbian artist who works at the Berlin design studio SIXMOREVODKA, where she develops concept art and illustrations for video games, films, comics and other media products. In addition to working on studio projects, Jelena draws girls in a recognizable psychedelic style, somewhat reminiscent of Disco Elysium art – with bright spots of color that give an elusive sense of something ethereal. Continue reading »

The Winning Images of The Female in Focus Photography Awards 2021

The Female in Focus award from 1854 Media and the British Journal of Photography addresses the gender imbalance in photography. Globally, 70-80% of photography students are women, yet they account for only 13-15% of professional photographers. This selection of work demonstrates a tapestry of women’s experiences from around the world

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‘Beauty and greatness do not belong to the gods alone’ (African proverb). Beadwork in hair inspired by beads worn and treasured by the artist as a child growing up in Kenya. There, the more colourful the beads, the more beautiful one’s hair was deemed. Accessorising hair with beads is common in beauty cultures across Africa (Thandiwe Muriu/Female in Focus 21) Continue reading »

Honest Illustrations That Reflect Contemporary Existence Of A Woman By Giulia Rosa

Through simple linework, vivid colors and delicate textures, Italian illustrator Giulia Rosa explores modern contemporary life, taboos, and romance. In these illustrations, one may find deep themes of diversity, sexuality, and modernity being discussed in a delicate and visually powerful way. Continue reading »

Illustrations of Sensual And Delicate Woman by Lina Toffini

Based in Paris, Lisa Toffini is an illustrator who is on a mission to “bring colorful magic” into the life of the viewers, through “whimsical visual stories with a strong feminine vibe, boosted by high dishes of enchanting nature”. Continue reading »

Awesome Illustrations About Women by Majéon

Majéon is an artist from Montpellier, in the south of France. Her artistic work revolves around women and highlights the place they hold in our society. They are present in her creations since the beginning. Through the characters she depicts, she talks about the women who “helps us to grow up, the ones who change our lives and leave it a trace”. Continue reading »

Photographer Reveals the Beauty of Female Body in Minimalistic Monochrome Photographs

We know nothing of the Instagrammer @eme.amala, except that she paints and photographs. Between symbolism and minimalism, the mysterious artist publishes, on her digital gallery, monochrome images where objects, bodies and heavenly landscapes merge. An account that will please the dreamers. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Recreates Popular Female Characters from Video Games in Sensual 3D

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According to Alexander Sherman: “My name is Alexander and for several years I have been showing people that 3d video game erotic can be both beautiful and sensual. Continue reading »

Expressive and Stylish Female Portraits by Wonbin Lee

Wonbin Lee (이원빈) is an illustrator living and working in South Korea. In his work he mainly portrays young women in a variety of styles – from classical to anime. One thing I can say is that the portraits are very expressive and stylish. Continue reading »

Attractive Female Portraits By Natalia Ivanova That Show How Diverse And Beautiful Humans Are

Natalia Ivanova is a Paris-based Russian photographer and documentary filmmaker who started the Les origines de la beauté (The Ethnic Origins of Beauty) project back in 2012 (previously). In it, she photographs women from various ethnic groups around the globe, highlighting their uniqueness and beauty, and proving what a beautifully diverse world we live in.

Natalia writes that the aim of the project is to ” show the real scale of ethnocultural diversity in a full, systematic and creative way”, as well as to illustrate all distinctive ethnic groups out there. So far, the photographer and her team have took over 250 portraits of women from more than 110 different ethnic groups, and the project looks to be far from over.

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Tunisian people, or Tunisians (Arabic: تونسيون‎ Tūnisiyyūn, Tunisian Arabic: توانسة‎ Twensa), are a Maghrebi ethnic group and nation native to Northern Africa, who speak Tunisian (Derja) as their mother tongue in addition to mastering French and/or Arabic, and who share a common Tunisian culture and identity. In addition, a Tunisian diaspora has been established with modern migration, particularly in Western Europe, namely France, Italy, and Germany. Continue reading »

Beautiful Female Fashion Photography in the 1960s by Hans Dukkers

Fashion of the 1960s featured a number of diverse trends. It was a decade that broke many fashion traditions, mirroring social movements during the time. 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 »

“Ink Stories”: Intoxicating Photos of Remarkable Women and Their Tattoos by Reka Nyari

Body art is, when you get down to it, a form of storytelling — each piece of ink contributes to a narrative that can encompass a single tattoo, or an entire body. Photographer Reka Nyari explores and subverts traditional ideas of beauty and gender, recontextualizing the aesthetics of sexuality through a female gaze; her “Ink Stories” continues that work via a series of sometimes pointed, sometimes erotic, and always fascinating images of tattooed women and the stories they tell with their bodies. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Sensual Portraits Characterised By The Female Presence Of Empowering Women

As we all know, art has always been one of the centre humankind’s interpretations of emotions and perceptions, it keeps us alive and recently, new studies discovered that being creative keeps our well being steady. Between a way of contemplation and a measure of opposition towards social rejections and stereotypes, art is unmistakably a daily inspiration for every single soul. Continue reading »

Exquisite Realistic Paintings By Russian Artist Serge Marshennikov

Serge Marshennikov is a Russian artist born was born in 1971 in Ufa (Bashkiria, USSR). His grandfather was a general manager of a horse breeding company. His father an electric engineer and his mother a pre-school educator. As far as he can remember, Serge was always drawing, painting and sculpting, from any material he could land his hands on. Continue reading »