Max Grecke is a Swedish freelance artist and master of 2D and 3D painting. Mostly Grek just draws funny cartoons and strikingly flamboyant and slightly crazy illustrations, but sometimes he takes on serious commercial work as well, as well as recording tutorials on Youtube.
Grecke’s style is truly New Year’s Eve – wild in its lines, motley in its colors, and invariably mischievous in general. Continue reading »
Warwick Johnson Cadwell is a British artist with a very distinctive style. At first glance he seems to draw his comics and illustrations in a very childish and primitive way, but in fact his work is not that simple. Continue reading »
There is almost nothing known about Luis Pérez Banús, but this is even better, because one does not really want to study the life of such a gloomy artist. Continue reading »
Paul Heaston is a Denver-based artist who chronicles his simple but rather comfortable life. His sketches are really like a black-and-white tapestry of cityscapes and portraits of machinery – a kind of chronicle of the century in a few strokes of the Rapidograph. Continue reading »
The Ningyo-Do Bunko database features thousands of late 19th and early 20th Century watercolor sketches of Japanese toy designs. More can be seen at Japan’s Akita Prefectural Library, which holds a series of six toy design illustration books produced between 1891 and 1913 by Yamada of Kyoto. Continue reading »
Kaye Kang is a SF based Korean artist who likes to sketch outside and spend most of her day playing with her cat Gigi. She specializes in character design and visual development for the animation industry. Currently at Nickelodeon Animation Studio. Continue reading »
Dominik Derow is an artist from Nuremberg who is a masterful drawer of monsters and all sorts of fantastic creatures. As a concept artist, Derow worked (and still works) on projects by Deck13 Interactive (Lords of the Fallen, The Surge) and Grimlore Games (SpellForce 3). In his spare time, he makes the coolest sketches, each of which could be used to make a separate game. Continue reading »
The Iranian architect on his Instagram account @daavar.znb publishes futuristic architectural sketches of his projects. Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 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 »
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 »
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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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 »