Illustration

Hungarian Banknote Concept Designed by Barbara Bernát

For her MA degree project at the University of West Hungary, Budapest-based graphic designer Barbara Bernát devised this lovely concept for the Hungarian euro. The project involved five denominations of increasing scale, each made with a set of copperplate etchings; animals of increasing size on the front and related plants on the back. The kicker […]

Blandscapes: photography or drawings?

Spanish-born, London-based artist Oriol Angrill Jorda  creates mixed-media drawings paintings that mimic various photographic effects, inciting a conversation about mechanized versus handmade artistic production. Working with primarily graphite and watercolor, Angrill Jorda’s drawings take the form of double-exposure photographs, negatives or out-of-focus photos. These technically impressive works serve as records of an invented reality, subverting […]

Tea Bags Portrait

The Malaysian artist, Red Hong Yi, created an installation called “Teh Tarik Man” out of 20,000 teabags for the World Economic Forum in Davos last month. She says it took about two months to build the 10-foot by 7-foot piece, which ended up weighing more than 440 pounds. Hong Yi stained the teabags for the […]

Awsome 3D Calligraphy

My name is Tolga GİRGİN and I am working as an Electrical and Electronics Engineer in the beautiful city of Eskişehir, Turkey. I am interested in calligraphy as a hobby. Sometimes, if I have time I do custom works as a freelancer. I have been drawing sketches since my childhood in my spare times. I […]

Matchboxes’ Art

Will Picaro is an artist based in Westfield, NJ. He is a freelance artist specializing in Matchbook decoration, he can  transform used  and brand new matchbooks into pocket-sized colorful portraits. He started drawing on matchbooks a little over two years ago  and has accumulated a large collection of animals, movie characters and his own renditions of famous works of art.   […]

Fine Art Doodle Drawings by Sagaki Keita

Artist Sagaki Keita was born in 1984 and lives and works in Tokyo. His densely composited pen and ink illustrations contain thousands of whimsical characters that are drawn almost completely improvised. Sagaki Keita‘s work simply look like recreations of the usual, old classics. But as you step closer, you’ll see that each one is actually composed […]

Colorful Oil Finger Paintings

One day while completing an oil painting of a field artist Iris Scott  needed to make a few quick adjustments to some yellow flowers but every brush at her disposal was stained a deep dark blue. Not wanting to stop and wash the brushes she decided to make a few quick touchups with her fingers, […]

Micro Watercolor Drawings

On January 1st of last year, Lorraine Loots decided to create one miniature painting a day for the 365 days. The resulting series, entitled Postcards for Ants, is truly incredible. ‘I challenged myself to created a miniature painting every single day for the entire year,’ Says Lorraine. ‘The project evolved and people started booking sentimental […]

Holographic Paintings

Thai artist Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew paints multiple layers of canvas, thread, fabric, and netting to create stunning works of three-dimensional art. Delicate and utterly unique, the paintings resemble shimmering holograms that subtly shift and transform when viewed from different angles. A pensive, melancholy figure is at the center of each mixed media piece. Rendered in impressively […]

Tale You Lose | How coins become work of art

Would you choose one cent over another? Well maybe if it was one of Andre Levy ’s colourful hand-painted coins you would. This Brazilian artist transforms dull coin sculptures into colourful familiar faces from pop culture, taking them from lifeless items to vibrant one-in-a-million artworks. From Spiderman to Einstein, through Disney Characters, Harry Potter, Where is Waldo, […]

Dreamlike Selfportraits

Growing up, Canadian photographer Joel Robison was always a bit of a daydreamer. “I didn’t really feel connected to that part of my mind that was creative,” Joel recalls. “I didn’t feel inspired. One day, I came across Flickr and saw photos by people that were so creative, entertaining and engaging! It was like a light […]

Illusionary Street Art

Kurt Wenner, a former NASA employee, uses his mathematical expertise to produce each of his large-scale optical illusions. By calculating line, shape, and perspective, he carefully paints his elaborate floor and wall murals to trick the eye into believing the drawings are three-dimensional figures. His creations are further enlivened by people cleverly taking photos of […]

Coffee Art

With a background in Children’s books Illustrations, Brazilian Artist Dirceu Veiga has now chosen as to use 100% coffee, no inks or paints, to produce his art.  He also takes bookings for live events, usually in coffee shops, where he creates portraits of the people there.  We have included a time lapse video of Veiga creating […]

War and Peace: political satire illustrations by Anthony Freda

Visual propaganda has been used since history began to promote war and inflame tribal passions. The author, Anthony Freda, makes these images to act as anti-propaganda and hopefully make people question the policy of permanent war and challenge the pretexts that take us into each new, horrific adventure. He decided the skills he have acquired […]

The fabulous world of Michael

Over 18 months ago, the photographer and designer Michael Alesich started combining his photography and illustration to show the surreal world he get to see inside your head. With friends, family, and models assisting he as well as with a few self-portraits, Michael have had a good chance to show the slightly odd things he see […]

Daily Critter Playing cards

    Playing cards is fun, but why can’t the playing cards themselves be fun? Introducing the Daily Critter playing cards. A deck of 54 illustrated puns! Every card was hand painted using water colors. Printed by the United States playing card company.       Source: www.kickstarter.com

The True Face Of Cartoon

As talented as the illustrators at Disney and Warner Brothers are, even they cannot draw their expressive characters out of thin air. They, and other professional animators, often use mirrors to model for themselves as they draw their characters’ frowns and grins. The sight of these legendary professionals form the 1950s and later sitting at […]

Herb Art: Mixed Media Artwork Using Dried Herbs

Working with the amazing artist and director Mustashrik, Baldwins – a London herbalist – created a range of artwork to illustrate natural beauty. The brief was to create portraits which in some way display the feeling of being beautiful from the inside out. Using a combination of natural ingredients (including rose buds, jasmine flowers, blue mallow, […]

Instagram photos invaded by funny cartoons

Lucas Levitan, a Brazilian illustrator based in London, has a wild imagination that seems to invent alternative stories for everything he sees. In an image series that he calls “Photo Invasion,” Levitan invades other Instagram users’ photos with silly, inventive and sometimes awkward illustrations. Levitan’s no common thief – he makes sure to credit the […]

This is Artist’s Book: Sententia

Visual artist Artem Ogurtsov creates dazzlingly enigmatic books out of paper made and cut entirely by hand. This books are unlike any other you’ve seen before! Using watercolor, acrylic, and gold leaf, Ogurtsov adorns these books with florid, mesmerizing illustrations of the human eye, along with delicate abstract and geometric patterns. The title of the […]