Illustrations

Adventurous Creations by Pat Perry

Michigan-based artist Pat Perry spent most of 2014 living a transient life spread across the U.S. His travels took him backpacking, train hopping, and motorcycling with stops in New England, Arkansas, and Texas, all the while dutifully recording his thoughts and observations in his sketchbook. The presence of rural America is a near constant presence in […]

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.   […]

7 Cat Sins

Cats, by now, have become stars of the web, including Grumpy Cat, Nyan Cat, Lil Bub and Keyboard Cat, invading our daily virtual. Why not create illustrations with cats? it is in this spirit that the illustrator Marija Tiurina offers beautiful illustrations around the seven deadly sins … with cats! Info: érectile.fr, Marija Tiurina

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, […]

Mini Beautiful Urban Landscapes

Michigan-based artist Taylor Mazer recently crafted incredibly small drawings that are no larger than your average pencil. He has a keen eye for the city. But what you won’t find in his work are postcard views of famous monuments. Rather Mazer favors the less glamorous side of the city. Street signs, lamp polls, highways and electrical lines […]

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 […]

If Disney Princesses Had Realistic Hair

Besides all the mermaids, sorcerers, witches and princes, there’s another aspect of Disney princesses’ lives that just doesn’t add up. Loryn Brantz, a staff illustrator at Buzzfeed, noticed that their hair often behaves in strange and unrealistic ways, so she decided to show how they might look if their hair behaved the way ours does. […]

Millo’s Street Art

His name is Francesco Camillo Giorgino but he’s known by the nickname Millo. He is an architect that draws all day long houses, streets, bridges, steps, gardens and parks; even during his breaks he draws on every surface. He participated to a lot of exhibitions and street art collectives. In your works predominate urban scenary, […]

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 […]

Mr. Guill

Guillaume Cornet aka Mr Guil just started adding his artwork to the S6 community, however, he’s clearly been at his craft for a while. Because he matches large format work with extreme precision and detail, I had a few quick questions for him about the process. Ben: Love the favela pieces. I have to ask – how long are you […]

Christoph Niemann’s quirky visual experiments

New York-based artist and illustrator Christoph Niemann sees the world a little differently. You might recognize his covers for the The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, or perhaps one of his Google Doodles or even his I LEGO N.Y. project. As part of his creative practive Niemann sets time aside every […]

Every David Bowie hairstyle from 1964 to 2014

To celebrate his 68th birthday last week, illustrator Helen Green created an animated gif of every one of David Bowie’s hairstyles from 1964-2014. Both the black and white and color stills of all 29 frames are avaiable as a print through Society6. See more: kottke.org Source: thisiscolossal.com

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

Mind’s Feelings by SirChild

His name is SirChild. He’s 23-years-old artist from Hungary. He has been making digital paintings for a year because he like expressing his feelings and experiences from his mind. He would like to create a colorful world and achieve something effective on people. Sometimes his artworks contain a little social criticism as well. Very beautiful! Source: www.boredpanda.com

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, […]