Australian Artist Illustrates Her Obsession With Plants

Australian Artist Illustrates Her Obsession With Plants

Samantha is an Australian illustrator obsessed with plants. The Melbourne-based graphic designer incorporates greenery into her compositions and reveals that she lives in an urban jungle surrounded by indoor plants, and she is loving it! Being the creator of a project titled Good Weather Club she explains that she likes making her illustrations colorful and vibrant. Continue reading »

Photographer Asked 16 Artists To Draw His Portrait Photos In Their Own Style, And The Result Is Fabulous!

Photographer Asked 16 Artists To Draw His Portrait Photos In Their Own Style, And The Result Is Fabulous!
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Mathieu Sten is an experimental portrait photographer who asked 16 artists to draw his portrait photos in their style. The results are fabulous. It never ceases to amaze me how artists nowadays always strive to find different and unique ways of expressing their art. Some of these portraits are super realistic, some are cartoon-ish, some look like out of a Korean comics series, a fantasy series or super-digitalized movie animation, while others are digitally painted or completely illustrated from scratch. You should take a look below, but first, let’s share some information about the initiator of this artistic collaboration. Continue reading »

“Foxes Rushed Out Of The Book”: Beautiful Dreamy Illustrations Of Xi Zhang

"Foxes Rushed Out Of The Book": Beautiful Dreamy Illustrations Of Xi Zhang

Xi Zhang is a China-based illustrator and concept artist. She graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China. Continue reading »

The Soft, Romantic Illustrations Of Mateja Kovač

The Soft, Romantic Illustrations Of Mateja Kovač

There’s an undeniable softness to Mateja Kovač’s illustrations and paintings. Colored in light, pastel colors, her art tends to center around women, but there’s also an abundance of floral patterns – a feeling of springtime and romanticism and sense of ease that’s come to be characteristic of her work. Continue reading »

Biodiversity Heritage Library Makes 150,000 Animal And Botanical Illustrations Available To Download For Free

Biodiversity Heritage Library Makes 150,000 Animal And Botanical Illustrations Available To Download For Free

The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a veritable storehouse of natural history documentation that provides open access to its digital library, which includes over 150,000 animal and botanical illustrations that can be downloaded for free. The mission of the BHL is to make its gathered documentation openly available to the public as a tool for biodiversity education. Continue reading »

Life, Death And Dreams: The Beautiful And Fashionable Art Of Shikimi

Life, Death And Dreams: The Beautiful And Fashionable Art Of Shikimi

A Tokyo-based illustrator with a broad fan base, Shikimi combines a refined sensibility for fashion and design, an ability to create striking compositions, and an an eye for detail and aesthetic balance, resulting in exquisite and detailed tableaus centered on characters. Continue reading »

Tommy Washbush’s Alternate Humor Illustrations Perfectly Describe The Absurd World We Live In

Tommy Washbush's Alternate Humor Illustrations Perfectly Describe The Absurd World We Live In

Tommy Washbush is an illustrator and graphic designer who draws extreme violence, stupid things and t-shirt designs. Trying to trudge back to productivity, for him, is a bit like walking on wet cement every time. Of course, one of his favorite celebrations is Halloween, when he can get together a bunch of friends for a marathon of truly terrifying movies. Tommy is based in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. Continue reading »

The Ministry Of Ferrous Metallurgy: Modern Russia In Absolutely Brilliant Illustrations By Alexandra Zheleznova

The Ministry Of Ferrous Metallurgy: Modern Russia In Absolutely Brilliant Illustrations By Alexandra Zheleznova

Alexandra Zheleznova paints a world, where modern Russian reality is interwoven with mysticism, industrial aesthetics and the motives of the German Middle Ages: luxury vehicles, smoking chimneys of Siberian factories, snow, oil, blood and monsters with the heads of dogs. Continue reading »

Artist Illustrates The Most Famous Funny Cat Memes In Her Watercatlor Series

Artist Illustrates The Most Famous Funny Cat Memes In Her Watercatlor Series

A cat with a trash bag hat on its head. A catto in a bowl. A feline in a wig. There’s nary a thing more adorable and hilarious than cats caught up in peculiar situations that defy reason and make you think there’s a mystery to solve. Continue reading »

Polish Artist Creates 27 Controversial Illustrations For Political Magazine

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Polish Artist Creates 27 Controversial Illustrations For Political Magazine

Igor Morski is a Polish graphic designer, illustrator and set designer. Presently, he focuses on mixed media graphic art, based manly on photo manipulation, drawing, recently also 3D. Continue reading »

Artist Highlights The Problems Of Our Society Through Haunting Illustrations

Artist Highlights The Problems Of Our Society Through Haunting Illustrations

Just like Neo from The Matrix, we sometimes get a strange feeling deep in our guts that something is not quite right with the world. German artist Steffen Kraft, who also goes by the name Iconeo online, makes amazing social commentary pictures that highlight how ironic, weird and even hypocritical life can sometimes be. Continue reading »

These Illustrations Over Photography Tell Us More Than One Side Of The Story

These Illustrations Over Photography Tell Us More Than One Side Of The Story

These illustrations over photography tell more than one side of the story. They tell the unseen side to a woman’s gaze. We all wear our faces carefully, sometimes we do that without even realizing it. It just happens that we secretly want to keep our darkest and hidden secrets just to ourselves and we keep them locked up in ourselves. Continue reading »

Romance And Surreal Situations By Yuval Robichek

Romance And Surreal Situations By Yuval Robichek

Yuval Robichek’s illustrations come like a breath of fresh air in the often too heavy political climate of the Middle East. True to the mentality of the Tel Aviv “Bubble” where he now lives, Robichek’s subject is as a-political as can be. He takes his inspiration straight from the streets and the sea shores which he loves. Continue reading »

Jules Magistry’s Illustrations Of Adolescence, Masculinity And Violence In A Modern World

Jules Magistry's Illustrations Of Adolescence, Masculinity And Violence In A Modern World

Jules Magistry blends a little anime, manga and comic book art to dream up his thought-provoking illustrations, all centred around the theme of adolescence, masculinity and violence. Continue reading »

Charming & Cute Illustrations By Ella Frances Sanders

Charming & Cute Illustrations By Ella Frances Sanders

Ella Frances Sanders is a writer out of necessity and an illustrator by accident. She currently lives and works in the city of Bath, UK, without a cat. Her first book, Lost in Translation – An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words is an international bestseller, and her second book The Illustrated Book of Sayings – Curious Expressions from Around the World was published in September 2016. Continue reading »

Genie Espinosa’s Illustrations Are Not Quite As Innocent As You Might Think

Genie Espinosa’s Illustrations Are Not Quite As Innocent As You Might Think

Having drawn since childhood, Barcelona-based Genie Espinosa always knew that one day she’d become an illustrator. But as she grew older, life seemed to get in the way – as it so often does – and it wasn’t until her later years that she realised her role in marketing wasn’t quite right for her. One day, she left her former job to become a professional illustrator, “and here I am six years after that crazy thought, working full-time and happy about it.” Continue reading »

Ed Merlin Murray And His Quirky Hand-Animated Illustrations

Ed Merlin Murray And His Quirky Hand-Animated Illustrations

With simple materials like paper and ink washes, Scotland-based artist Ed Merlin Murray creates lively and illustrations that come to life with the pull of a tab. Through hand-activated animation, the faces show expression by rolling or blinking their eyes and by slithering their tongues. Continue reading »

“If It’s Not Funny It’s Art”: Brilliant Drawings By Demetri Martin

"If It's Not Funny It's Art": Brilliant Drawings By Demetri Martin

Demetri Martin is an American actor, director, cartoonist and comedian best known for his deadpan delivery, playing his guitar for jokes, and his satirical cartoons. Continue reading »

Italian Illustrator Shows How Loving And Friendly Cats Can Be

Italian Illustrator Shows How Loving And Friendly Cats Can Be

When it comes to choosing between dogs and cats, usually there are two kinds of people. The ones that adore the friendly, loving, loyal, and sometimes overly excited nature of dogs and the ones that love playful, active but independent feline company. Continue reading »

The Strikingly Unique And Colorful Art Of Hiroyuki-Mitsume Takahashi

The Strikingly Unique And Colorful Art Of Hiroyuki-Mitsume Takahashi

Designer and artist Hiroyuki-Mitsume Takahashi is known internationally for his vividly colored illustrations which seem to resonate with multiple strands of Japanese and global youth culture. Traditional Japanese aesthetics and science fiction, sacred Buddhist iconography and profane symbols, street culture and high culture, the soft, organic and kawaii body intersected and interfaced with the hard, inorganic and the digital, Eros and Thanatos, tentacle fetish and oral fixation, war and peace, all of these seem to find expression at various junctures in his work. Continue reading »

“Surrealism At Perfection”: Haunting Illustrations Of Aykut Aydogdu

"Surrealism At Perfection": Haunting Illustrations Of Aykut Aydogdu

Aykut Aydogdu (previously) was born in 1986, Ankara – Turkey. He started studying Fine Arts at high school and graduated from Faculty of Fine Arts – Graphic Design. He has various works on commercial illustrations, magazine covers, movie posters. His surreal figurative works are mainly concentrated on the dilemmas of the daily life. Continue reading »

“Light & Shadow”: Dreamy Illustrations By Lê Long

"Light & Shadow": Dreamy Illustrations By Lê Long

Discover The Art of Lê Long, a 2D artist currently Hikergames based in Hanoi, Vietnam. Continue reading »

Pokémon Card Artist Paints Original Cards Into Awesome Illustrations

Pokémon Card Artist Paints Original Cards Into Awesome Illustrations

Most people who’ve spent good time, money, and memories collecting Pokémon cards would throw a fit if you brought up the idea of painting over anything from your prized collection, but there has to be a special exception for custom card artist Lunumbra. Continue reading »

Life Is Tough, But Keep Going: Colorful And Sunny Illustrations By Xi Zhang

Life Is Tough, But Keep Going: Colorful And Sunny Illustrations By Xi Zhang

Xi Zhang is a China-based illustrator and concept artist. She graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China. Just go to the beach, relax and enjoy. Continue reading »

Honest Illustrations That Show How Our Lives Look Like Among Phones, Tablets And Notebooks

Honest Illustrations That Show How Our Lives Look Like Among Phones, Tablets And Notebooks

According to Beatrix Papp: “Hi, I am a designer in visual communication arts. Two years ago I began drawing my cartoon series about people, animals, and technology. We use our phones, tablets, and notebooks everywhere in our lives. I try finding those moments when we can see their ubiquitousness as funny and likable.

Thank you for your reading and I hope you have fun.” Continue reading »