Care Home Residents Recreate Popular Album Covers

Robert Speker – an activities coordinator at a care home called Sydmar Lodge in England – got creative to cheer up the residents, and came up with an entertaining idea of a photoshoot recreating classic album covers with Sydmar Lodge’s workers and residents. Continue reading »

Artist Fights With Lockdown Depression By Making Comics That Comment On The Pandemic

Dating Apps Got You Down?

According to Jessica Bhatia: “I could have reached for that millionth bag of Oreos. I could have reached for the TV remote. Instead, I reached for my trusty mechanical pencil and created these comics for your entertainment pleasure! I hope one of my comics can make you smile today. Continue reading »

“Sweeteens”: Young Londoners Enjoying Freedom after the Lockdown

Made from photographs taken in May of last year, as the UK’s first lockdown began to ease, photographer Laura Jane Coulson’s new book, Sweeteens, is a love letter to freedom, youth, and the green spaces of London. The book immortalizes friends of the photographer, mostly young people, enjoying these precious moments of freedom in such an absurd time. Continue reading »

Photo Series Shows Pandemic Emotions, Starts Mental Health Talks

Following a deeply personal loss, Donna Bridgewater, a photographer and lecturer based in Birmingham, United Kingdom, started a local photography project that captures strangers on the street revealing their personal thoughts and feelings on living in a pandemic world. Continue reading »

This Designer Creates Stylish Looks Inspired By Cleaning Products, Foods, And Drink

We’ve been in lockdown for far too long now and any means are acceptable to fight boredom. We’ve been surrounded by the same walls and items to the point that some of us have started looking at items around us from a new perspective. Continue reading »

Creative & Beautiful Photos Of The Dogs At Home During The Lockdown By Ria Putzker

According to a photographer: “Hello, I am Ria Putzker, a 23-year old professional photographer from Austria and my favorite thing in the world is photography. My main subjects are all kinds of dogs! I love to show their unique personality and want to bring a smile to those people who look at my photos. Continue reading »

Photographer Stijn Hoekstra Captures Empty Amsterdam During Curfew

Like many countries around the world, the Netherlands has introduced a curfew to slow down the spread of the virus and since January 23, between 9 p.m. and 4:30 a.m., Amsterdam looks like a ghost city. Continue reading »

22 Cartoons That Show How COVID-19 Affected Our Lives

According to an artist Irina Blok: “It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since the official start of the Covid-19 pandemic. I could never imagine our lives would change in such dramatic ways. Since the beginning of lockdown, I’ve been drawing Covid Life cartoons to blow off some stress, and thought I’d just make a few and would run out of ideas, but the new ideas kept on coming and coming. Continue reading »

I Survived The “SHIT SHOW” 2020 Commemorative Coin is Here!

From Justin Heister, a Florida-based entrepreneur and artist, creator of outstanding Zero Fucks Coins, I Survived Coronavirus 2020 Coin, and I Don’t Give A Fuck Reminder Coin & No Fucks Coins – a large 39mm/1oz. coin commemorating surviving what can only be described as an absolute SHIT SHOW! Continue reading »

Nubian Ibex Make the Most of Lockdown in Israel


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Nubian ibex roam the streets during a national lockdown in Mitzpe Ramon, southern Israel. Although Israel is one of the first countries to have received vaccines and has so far vaccinated more then two million of its around nine million citizens, the rate of infection with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, that causes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), is rising drastically as Israel entered a full closure of two weeks. Continue reading »

iWalkers: Council Recruits Men with TVs Strapped Above Their Heads to Walk the Streets and Warn Public Not to Break Covid Lockdown Rules


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A council have recruited men with TVs strapped above their heads to walk the streets to police lockdown. The bizarre move saw staff and volunteers pound the streets of Bradford, Yorkshire, with TVs, which weigh 18lbs and have a 19inch screen, hoisted on their shoulders. Continue reading »

“The Covid Drawings 2020”: British Artist Creates Daily Drawings of A Very Strange Year

South London based artist Jolie Goodman is publishing a book called “The Covid Drawings 2020” on 20 December. These are a selection of Jolie’s drawings from her series “1872 days of Tory Government”, which she posts on her Instagram account @jolie.goodman. Jolie has been making a daily digital drawing since 13th December 2019 when Boris Johnstone was elected Prime Minister. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Stuck-At-Home Dresses from Duvets to Brighten Her Isolation

It was the isolation of lockdown that focused designer Santa Kupca’s desire to create a series of pieces that reflected her removal from life as she knew it. Continue reading »

Twitter Billboards Show How We Coped With the Horrors of 2020 by Tweeting About It

There were 6 million tweets this year about 2020 and how much of a dumpster fire it’s been. With so much material to work with, Twitter is posting some of the funniest and most uplifting 2020 tweets around New York City on billboards, murals and more this week. Continue reading »

Saddened By The Empty Streets Of Budapest During Lockdown, This Artist Filled The City With People From Classical Paintings

Pál Szinyei Merse: Lady In Violet

According to Márton Neményi: “Most big cities are affected by the pandemic with several versions of lockdowns and quarantines in place. Budapest is no exception: right now there’s a curfew between 8 pm and 5 am every day. The inner parts of the capital of Hungary had started getting busy this time and now it’s getting empty in a matter of minutes every evening. Continue reading »

Sweden’s Gingerbread Baking Competition Goes Online with Emphasis on Social Distancing


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The exhibition, usually thronged with wide-eyed children and adults marvelling at the culinary creations, is normally held at Sweden’s Museum of Architecture and Design but was moved online due to COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading »

Bored Quarantined People Have Started Scanning Cats

Got lots of free time during the Coronavirus lockdown? Got a cat? Got a scanner? The choice is clear! Continue reading »

This Artist Continues to Craft A Creative Face Mask Every Day Of Self-Isolation

According to Matthias Kretschmer: “And the masquerade continues… I continue the mask project in the second lockdown. After the first corona mask project in the spring, I wanted to hang up the masks in the word’s truest sense. But during the second lockdown in Austria, the experiences in my own environment with the coronavirus and the events of the first days of November prompted and motivated me to continue the mask series. Continue reading »

“We Do Lockdown”: A Razor-Sharp Satire of COVID-19 Lockdown Life Packed Full of Parodies of Vintage Illustrations by Miriam Elia

“In Series 2a of the latest Dung Beetle Books title, Mummy, John and Susan go through an indefinite period of self-isolation during lockdown. In this solitary time, the children will be forcibly adapted to the ‘new normal’, where a joyless existence is heroically embraced to save humanity. The children will come to have no real-life friends, no education, and conditioned to see their peers as portable germ vessels.” Continue reading »

“Disney Lockdown”: Artist Creates A ‘Realistic Disney’ Series Where He Imagines Famous Characters Living In 2020

“When You’re Social Distancing But Need To Curse A Newborn Baby Asap”

We tend to romanticize Disney characters. We see them as someone to look up to. But what if becoming just like them was way easier than we think? What if they were just like regular people with regular quirks, regular mannerisms, and regular problems? That’s the question that Indonesian Photoshop artist Andhika Muksin (previously) is answering by inserting Disney princes and princesses into real life and imagining what would happen. It’s time to take our rose-colored glasses off. Continue reading »

This Artist Began Drawing These Comics About His Family Every Day During The Lockdown

According to an artist Karl Whiteley: “I was looking forward to going to some job interviews in March. But COVID-19 has hit a pause button on those plans and my social life as well. So I decided to do something for myself, about myself, and my family. It turned out to be a pretty valuable project as a creative professional. For the first time since my studies, I was able to explore my ideas freely. The opportunity was golden. And hence, my Lockdown Reflections were born, which I drew each day. I picked a round number, 100, and off I went.” Continue reading »

This Is How Our Beautiful Planet Earth Looks from Above These Days of Global Pandemic


A drone image shows decommissioned cruise ships being dismantled for scrap metal sales after the COVID-19 pandemic all but destroyed the industryat Aliaga ship-breaking yard in the Aegean port city of Izmir, western Turkey, October 2, 2020. (Photo by Umit Bektas/Reuters) Continue reading »

Spider Wins in New Lockdown Wildlife Photo Competition 2020

In what is no doubt a world first, the Isolation Wildlife Photography Awards was set up to showcase wildlife photos and video created during a global lockdown. The winners have now been announced, celebrating what photographers can achieve when faced with a rather unusual creative challenge.

The competition aimed to encourage keen photographers to engage with wildlife “on their doorstep,” such as in a back garden or even within the home.

Overall Winner – Wildlife in Your Home – Basement Predators – Luca Eberle

A prodigious climber and phlegmatic twilight hunter, the Zoropsis spinimana spends most of the day hidden under rocks, barks and sometimes even behind the furniture of our homes, and then starts the hunting activity at night. Unlike many other spiders, it does not weave the web but hunts in ambush, making lightning-fast sprints that leave no escape for the small invertebrates it feeds on. It is a generally shy and non-aggressive species, the bite (used only if surrounded or in the presence of offspring) has an effect similar to a bee sting.

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1,800 South Park Cut-Outs Spread Across Five Sections at Broncos Game During the COVID-19 Pandemic


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Cartman, Stan, Kenny, Chef, Towelie, Satan and yes, even Mr. Hanky, were among those in attendance at Sunday’s Denver Broncos game. Those South Park characters were among more than 1,800 cutouts from the long-running Comedy Central series in the seats of the south stands at Empower Field at Mile High during the game. Continue reading »

“Lockdown Heroes”: Essential Workers Turned Into Comics Heroes

To pay tribute to the ones who worked during the lockdown to provide us an access to essential services, Tomo Taka, a London-based creative, turned them into comic books heroes. Continue reading »