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The Distinctive Style of Jorge Artola’s Minimalist Illustrations

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A gifted art director and motion designer, Jorge Artola hails from Panama City and is currently based in Madrid, Spain. Continue reading »

Intricate Fantasy Illustrations by Kazuki Okuda


A talented illustrator from Kyoto, Japan, Kazuki Okuda is known for his exquisitely detailed digital illustrations that bring whimsical characters to life. Continue reading »

Delicate Illustrations by Maggie Chiang


Maggie Chiang is a Taiwanese American born and raised in Sunny Los Angeles. After graduating from ArtCenter College of Design in 2016, Maggie has worked for over 6 years as a designer and illustrator in a variety of fields ranging from editorial to motion graphics. Continue reading »

From Ruins to Beauty: Tokyo Genso’s Intricate Illustrations of a Post-Apocalyptic Tokyo


Apocalyptic stories, depicting the collapse of civilization and order, have a captivating allure. Despite the horror that such an event would undoubtedly bring, it is intriguing to envision our world’s destruction. Continue reading »

Transcending Boundaries with Brush and Imagination: The Whimsical Yet Sophisticated Artistic Expression of Berat Pekmezci


Berat Pekmezci, an Istanbul-born, London-based illustrator, has captivated audiences worldwide with his exceptional talent. From personal ventures to prestigious commercial projects, Pekmezci has made a remarkable impact on the art scene. With noteworthy collaborations with industry giants like DC Comics, Nike, Samsung, Toyota, and Coca-Cola, his work has become a symbol of creativity and innovation. Continue reading »

The Dreamlike Digital Art of Toronto-based Illustrator Amir Mrzae


Amir Mrzae is a Toronto-based illustrator, animator, and director who produces digital art that is both captivating and surreal. Continue reading »

A Dreamlike Journey through Nature by Julie Hoyas


Julie Hoyas, a Brussels-based art director, illustrator, and designer, transports viewers to a magical world with her ethereal style. Her artwork is a celebration of nature, and her organic representations of flora and fauna are imbued with a richness and depth that can only come from someone who has spent considerable time reveling in the beauty of the natural world. Continue reading »

Beautiful Illustrations and Sketches by Zhijun He


“Hi. My name is Yinko. I am a Chinese visual development artist and illustrator based in NYC. I graduated from School of Visual Arts in 2022, majoring in illustration.” Continue reading »

Redmer Hoekstra, An Artist Who Revives Childhood Fantasies Through His Surreal Illustrations


Do you recall those childhood memories when your imagination would take you to places that were beyond reality? Redmer Hoekstra, a Dutch illustrator, brings back those memories through his surreal illustrations. He combines random objects and animals to add a spark of fantasy to his artwork. Continue reading »

Ohio Illustrator Finds Inspiration in the Calming Yet Unsettling Atmosphere of Nighttime Streets


Nicholas Moegly, an illustrator from Ohio, has found inspiration in the quiet streets of his town at nighttime. In 2020, during a time when everything was closed and there was nowhere to go, Moegly began taking nightly walks and drives around his neighborhood and town. He was struck by the calming yet unsettling feeling of the empty streets, and was inspired to capture that atmosphere in his artwork. Continue reading »

Discover the Artistic World of Clara Encinas, a Spanish Maestro of Pencil Illustrations


Clara Encinas, a renowned Spanish artist, possesses a unique talent for creating stunning illustrations with graphite pencils using traditional techniques. Her works of art embody simplicity, yet they exude an incomparable beauty that captivates the viewer’s senses. Continue reading »

Tomi Um: The Illustrator Behind New York City’s Iconic Casper Mattress Ad


Tomi Um is a Brooklyn-based illustrator who has made a name for herself in the advertising industry with her unmistakable illustrations. Her work can be found in some of the most popular ads throughout the New York City subway, including the beloved Casper Mattress ads. Continue reading »

Stylish and Colorful Illustrations by Dani Blazquez


Dani Blazquez is a talented artist from Salamanca, Spain. He has created numerous graphics for Landyachtz over the past few seasons. From 2009 to 2012, he studied illustration at the EAO in Oviedo and then turned his hobby into a career. Dani is frequently involved in international projects and is represented by in Amsterdam. Continue reading »

Amazing Illustrations, Posters and Comic Covers by Doaly


Doaly is a UK based graphic designer and digital illustrator with a passion for story telling. His work is characterised by his bold conceptual approach to illustration and his ability to adapt his style to the most sympathetic to the subject matter. Continue reading »

Superb Posters and Advertising Illustrations by Black Madre Atelier


“Black Madre Atelier is a studio of fine art, illustration, animation and design, based in São Paulo, Brazil. Since 2009, it develops artistic projects in different areas such as advertising, fashion, editorial and design. Our creative work is handmade, as a traditional process, which combined with digital tools reaches more possibilities for application and results. Continue reading »

Cozy and Dreamy illustrations Illustrations by Tuan Nini


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


“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


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


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


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


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.

Winner for book illustration
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


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


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

Brilliant Illustrations by Alva Skog


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 »