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Cozy and Dreamy illustrations Illustrations by Tuan Nini

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Tuan Nini is a versatile Malaysian artist and illustrator currently based in Bucharest, Romania. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Amazing Illustrations Based On Wholesome Pet Photos

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“Mr.Lucifer,” who also goes by the pseudonym “no0tahuman” on social media, is an artist from Russia who uses pictures of pets as a reference to create adorable illustrations with their colorful and cartoon-like style. Their work is very expressive; the artist manages to capture the facial features of wholesome animal images and make them look even more adorable. Continue reading »

Strange Depictions of Humans in Disturbing Illustrations by Magtira Paolo

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Magtira Paolo is an illustrator based in Manila. In 2018, he graduated with a BFA in Visual Communication in the University of the Philippines Diliman in the College of Fine Arts. He is currently working as a freelance illustrator with a variety of local and international clients. Continue reading »

Amazing Editorial Illustrations by Simón Prades

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Simón Prades is an illustrator based in Germany working primarily on analog mediums such as ink, pencil and watercolor. He then uses digital media as a tool to clean up and finalize his intricate creations. Continue reading »

The Superb Concept Art & Illustrations by Stef Euphoria

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Do you believe that oppressed feelings and thought lead to a creative positive world? If no, this blog will be a great example of it. Stef Euphoria is a concept artist, born and raised in Tunisia. Continue reading »

Colorful Illustrations by Jose Elgueta

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Chilean graphic artist Jose Elgueta explores Latin American themes to produce his vibrant creations. Continue reading »

The V&A Has Announced the Winners of Its 50th Annual Illustration Awards

2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the V&A Illustration Awards. Established in 1972, they have since become the UK’s most prestigious annual illustration competition. Free to enter, the Awards celebrate excellence in student illustration and three categories of contemporary practice: book cover design, book illustration and illustrated journalism.

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Gérard DuBois was commissioned to illustrate a new Folio Society edition of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road. His acrylic paintings, described by the judges as ‘masterpieces’, capture the beauty and brutality of McCarthy’s text. Continue reading »

From Icons to Graphics: Illustrations by Sophia Suliy

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Before the war, Sophia Suliy did painting and iconography but then switched to illustration. Nowadays, she draws clever and touching posters about the war, albeit still relying on iconographic principles. Continue reading »

Stunning Colorful Collages by Bernardo Henning

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Argentinian artist Bernardo Henning digitally manipulates photographs to create colorful collages. Continue reading »

Brilliant Illustrations by Alva Skog

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Alva Skog is a Swedish illustrator based in Stockholm, Sweden. They have a bachelor in graphic design from Central Saint Martins. Clients include Apple, The Guardian and The New York Times. Continue reading »

Bold and Colorful Illustrations by Kiersten Eagan

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Kiersten is an illustrator and visual development artist with a passion for storytelling!

She is from the forests of Canada but is currently living in Oxford, England where she loves exploring alleyways and looking for secret passageways to Narnia and Wonderland. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Beautiful Ballpoint Pen Illustrations

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Meet French artist Louis Gibiard. He uses nothing more than an everyday ballpoint pen to create beautiful illustrations that remind people of classic art. Continue reading »

Extra-Dimensional Entities and Very Strange Things: Illustrations by Tim Molloy

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Tim Molloy is a New Zealand illustrator who makes his living in comics. Among his best known works are the psychedelic It Shines and Shakes and Laughs and Mr. Unpronounceable Adventures, published by Milk Shadow Books, Australia. Continue reading »

The World of Fairy Tales: Dreamy Illustrations by David Listón

David Sierra Listón is an artist from Madrid who mainly specializes in book illustrations. His work includes artwork for Vitor Hugo’s Les Misérables, Little Red Riding Hood, and many other books, including contemporary ones. Continue reading »

Illustrations & Creatures by Luiza Kwiatkowska

Luiza ‘Lui’ Kwiatkowska’s practice incorporates illustration, character design, tattoo art and climate activism. Choosing projects that reflect her values, she uses her drawing skills to support climate movements and pro-animal organisations. Continue reading »

Nostalgic & Thought-Provoking Illustrations by Gabriella Barouch

Whimsical and captivating, Israeli artist Gabriella Barouch’s illustrations combine surreal and realistic elements, grounding her audience in a familiar reality while inviting them to imagine something grander. Fantastical and down-to-earth subjects commingle on sparse backgrounds in playful scenes, emanating childhood nostalgia. Each piece is an invitation to the viewer to create their own narrative around the dream-like vision. Continue reading »

“Ode To The Sun”: The Superb Illustrations of Domagoj Šokčević

Domagoj Šokčević is a Croatian illustrator, visual artist, and textile design student. His illustrations are characterized by clean lines and various shapes with different textures and colors. Domagoj Šokčević finds inspiration in everyday life situations and the people around him. Continue reading »

This Artist Uses His Skills To Create Magical Worlds And Whimsical Illustrations

Artists use their skills to create all kinds of worlds, characters, and concepts most of us can’t even imagine. The perfect example of that is Carles Dalmau. Continue reading »

Jess Ebsworth Wants Her Trippy Illustrations to “Transport You to Somewhere New and Exciting”

From posters for a cult ramen supper club to creating “The Garden of Weeden”, the illustrator tells us about her dreamy briefs. Continue reading »

“Time Fragments”: Constructivism in Graphic Design and Illustrations by Vladimir Hadzic

Vladimir Hadzic is a graphic designer and aspiring illustrator currently living in Belgrade. Guided by clean and colorful graphic forms, his current creative process mostly consists of digital work in forms of illustrations, posters and animations. Continue reading »

“Slow Down and Draw”: The Colorful Graphic Design Works of Ailish Beadle

Ailish is a Norwich based illustrator who creates light-hearted drawings packed with small details and bold colours that provide an original, playful and considered twist on a concept. Ailish wishes to create work based around events and advertising where colour can thrive. Continue reading »

“A Momentary Silence”: Haunted Illustrations by Nicholas Moegly

Nicholas Moegly specializes in creating posters, key art, and album art for the music and entertainment industry, as well as designs for advertising, packaging, and branding. He has worked with several Grammy-winning artists, multiple Fortune 500 companies, international apparel and beverage brands, and has had his work shown in galleries around the world. Continue reading »

“Future Utopia”: The Supercool and Detailed Illustrations by Ori Toor

Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, Ori Toor is a freestyle illustrator and avid doodler. In his distinctive surreal style, he is obsessively drawing worlds to live and get lost in. There is no sketching or planning. It’s all about improvising. 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 »

“Creating a New Visual Reality”: Dark and Cinematic Illustrations by Katherine Lam

It was Jacques Tourneur’s film I Walked with a Zombie that sparked illustrator Katherine Lam’s interest in the history of cinema, the gate that lead her to the films of the likes of Hitchcock, Bergman, Kurosawa and Tarkovsky. Continue reading »