You Will Be Amazed by These Unforgettable Portraits by Laura Rubin

With so many muscles in the human face, it is no wonder that facial expressions so easily convey a vast array of emotions. While many of them are easy to see, there are subtle micro-expressions which aren’t as easy to spot, or to understand. Continue reading »

Artist Uses Her Own Thighs As A Canvas And Creates Stunning Ink Drawings

Sometimes an artist has a unique way of drawing, so much so that you could tell who is the author of their drawings or paintings without knowing it prior. In other instances, it’s the topics they choose to represent or the materials they use. Or even what they decide to use as a canvas. Continue reading »

The Dark Pen and Ink Drawings of Richey Beckett

Richey Beckett is a pen and ink illustrator based in the Welsh countryside. He has lent his detailed and intricate line to the record covers of some of the world’s biggest bands: Foo Fighters, Pixies, Queen of the Stone Age… Continue reading »

Meet Gaku Azuma, a Japanese Artist Who Transforms Bodies Into Amazing Ink Paintings

Gaku Azuma is a multimedia artist who has a long relationship with the Japanese art world. He was born to a father who was an ōgi-e (扇絵) artist, which meant that he used traditional paper fans as a canvas for his paintings. 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 Draws Obscure But Adorable Creatures From Hundreds Of Hatched Line

According to Luis Coelho: “A few years ago, I felt the need to get back to drawing after a long creative break. I’ve decided to explore the first materials with which I had contact when I was a child, and so I started using pens again. In that process, I discovered that I actually can have lots of fun and peace of mind by spending hours and hours drawing little lines to create characters. Continue reading »