Artist Creates Extremely Realistic Digital Illustrations And Shows The Initial Sketch And The End Result

In practice, the advent of photography exchanged the need for drawings and paintings, as cameras can do the better job much quicker. Continue reading »

The Childish, Lame, Imperfect and a Bit Quirky Illustrations by SketchyKatieSketches

According to an artist: “They’re childish and lame. They’re imperfect and a bit quirky. They’re a way to relax and calm my busy mind… Continue reading »

Artist Creates Architectural Drawings Using Pen and Ink And They Look As If They’re Illuminated With Real Lights

Ukrainian artist and urban sketcher Nikita Busyak has found a way to make his pen and ink sketches glow with life. His realistic drawings mostly revolve around architecture and feature various buildings and cityscapes and are made by using mechanical pen and ink. Continue reading »

Here Are 40 Really Bad Cat Drawings To Make You Laugh

According to an artist: “My name is Ainars and I’m the creator of @dailypurrr on Instagram.

More than three years ago, I figured out that I wanted to make silly cat doodles and do them every day. That’s how dailypurrr started. But before that, I had dozens of failed attempts to create something that would bring some fun to people around the internet. Continue reading »

“Sketching From The Imagination”: The Dark Universe Of Konstantin Kostadinov

Have I ever told you how much I love the slightly dark and gloomy universe? That’s good because for some time now I’ve been following Konstantin Kostadinov on his various social networks, and I immediately fell in love with his graphic style and his mysterious universe so special. Continue reading »

Sketch Vs. Final: Artists Show The Huge Difference Between Their Sketches And Finished Artwork


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A recent trend on Twitter got artists all hyped up to share their artwork. The challenge ‘Sketch vs. Final’ asks the artists to share what their artwork looks like when it’s first sketched out and when it’s all finished and rendered. Continue reading »

Italian Artist Pietro Cataudella Combines Drawings and Real Objects Into Amazing and Funny Sketches

Pietro Cataudella is 29 year old graphic designer, illustrator and content creator who lives in Pisa, Italy. He never studied art, illustration or architecture. He has a degree in geology, he learned those skills by himself! Pietro actually works with many digital agencies, international brands, tourism agencies or museums. Besides that, he manages his own project called CityLiveSketch that he created in 2014. Continue reading »

Stunning Photorealistic Portraits By Nikolay Yarakhtin Hand-Sketched On The Streets Of Saint Petersburg

We have all seen street artists who hand-sketch quirky and exaggerated caricatures or photorealistic live portraits on the spot, perhaps you even have one of these artworks of yourself from your last holiday. Although these artists might be underappreciated because of the nature of their work, a talent and years of practice that goes into mastering portrait drawings are undeniable and worth recognition. Continue reading »

German Artist Takes Street Art To Another Level With His 34 ‘Sliced’ Animal

Instagram is truly the best artist’s business card and we should be thankful for the daily inspiration. In this talented artist’s Jayn’s case, there is even more to be grateful for as his amazing sketches turn ordinary buildings into cutting-edge artistry. Continue reading »

Crocodile Trying To Do Things In Hilarious Sketches By The Japanese Illustrator Keigo

Japanese illustrator Keigo has created a series of the daily of struggles that each crocodile faces in its daily life. Turns out having a huge snout isn’t exactly convenient. Continue reading »

Sketches Of Summer

Grant Snider gives us a charming series of sketches using watercolor shapes and imagination to illustrate the things we enjoy in the summertime. How to turn a watermelon into a sunset is just the beginning. Other simple shapes show us what he can make of picnics, fireflies, ice cream, swimming pools, and more. Continue reading »

J.K Rowling Shares Unseen Personal Sketches Of Harry Potter

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Harry Potter is now an iconic character thanks to J.K. Rowling’s books. Rowling recently shared some never before seen Harry Potter sketches with fans, and they show hand illustrated moments from the books done by Rowling herself. Continue reading »

Police Sketches Of 15 Literary Characters Based On Their Book Descriptions

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It’s a complaint you hear time and time again from readers when beloved books are adapted into films: The actors don’t match the mental image conjured up by the book’s description. So illustrator Brian Joseph Davis decided to see exactly what kind of faces those descriptions would create by using a law enforcement composite sketch software called FACES ID. Continue reading »

Designer Turns Ridiculous Sketches Of Bicycles Into Realistic Designs

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Designer Gianluca Gimini went around with a pen and paper, asking strangers, friends, and family to draw him a normal bicycle from memory. Hundreds of drawings and more than five years later, Gimini renders the collected drawings as real bicycles in a project called ‘Velocipedia’. Continue reading »

This Artist Sketches The Places She Go To Every Day

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Ieva Ozola a graphic designer from Latvia, with history in Norway and currently living in Prague. This is her one year project which she started in July, 2015. Every day there is one sketch in different places. The sketch is created where Ieva was, never missed a day and usually using small sketchbook with liquid pen, pencils and watercolours. Continue reading »

Dad Re-Draws His Daughter’s Pencil Sketches

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Every parent wants to save as many memories of their child as they grow and develop as individuals. They do so much and change so quickly. All the crafty creations they produce along the way, it can be hard to hold onto the key moments without being smothered by the weight of tissue paper and lollipop sticks.
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Artist Turns Her 2-Year-Old’s Sketches Into Paintings

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The Lady and the Fox. The making of process.

“Now that my little girl is two years old, her interest in all things art has skyrocketed, especially when she sees me painting. As she gets older I look forward to collaborating with her on many projects, but until then I’ve decided to see what I can create with some of her many sketches.”, says artist Ruth Oosterman to Bored Panda. Continue reading »

Cut-Out Dress Sketches Completed With Urban Scenes

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Shamekh Bluwi, an architect and fashion illustrator based in Amman, Jordan, creates beautiful paper cut-outs with women whose dresses become whatever you hold them up against. Continue reading »

This Tokyo Illustrator Is a Wizard at Speed Sketches


These doodles of everyday situations are works by Hama-House and although simple, are actually pretty skilled too. Continue reading »

Rough Sketches Come to Life as Furniture by Daigo Fukawa


Usually it takes a long way for a sketch to be turned into an actual product. Japanese designer Daigo Fukawa just might change all that, however, with his series of furniture called “Rough Sketch Products” that look like they’ve just been transferred directly from his sketchbook to reality. The project was submitted as Fukuhawa’s senior thesis exhibition at Tokyo University of the Arts.

Made from cleverly arranged wire and photographed with a perfectly blank background, his various benches and chairs trick our perception of dimensions. Suddenly, 2D meets 3D, and the people sitting on these unique scribbled creations seem to be levitating in the air. It might not be the comfiest furniture out there, but it will definitely put a smile on your face.
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