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 »

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!


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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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Manipulation Of Manipulation

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

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 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

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 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

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 »