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The Han Bu Shu by Mori Yuzan was published in 1919, it presents a wonderful collection of patterns of waves. The artist, who lived and worked in Kyoto, is known for his painting and print work in the Nihonga style. You can discover the full book on the Internet Archive and get inspired by the […]
If you needed a proof that doodling can be an art, any drawing by Visoth Kakvei should convince you. This Cambodian artist takes his doodle to a whole new level using symbols, details and perspective. You can follow more of his work on his Instagram account.
Taiwanese-American illustrator Maggie Chiang creates lovely illustrations of both real and less real places. You can discover her work on her website or Instagram, but also occasionaly in exhibitions and other shows.
Mike Dorsey is a tattoo artist who also creates stunning artworks in the style of Japanese ukiyo-e prints. Despite the large inspiration from Middle-Age Japan, his prints keep their own specificities, because the artist includes lots of elements from modern day Western society. You can see a glimpse of his work below, but you should […]
Juan Carlos Paz is a talented illustrator based in Madrid, Spain. He creates imaginary creatures, often monsters, that he includes sometimes in photos. This creates some surreal scenes with gigantic, but always cute, monsters. Paz also took part in The Monster Project, an ongoing project that encourages designers and illustrator to redraw children’s drawing to […]
Westerners like myself often like Arabic characters for the simple reason that they look graphically pleasing. Mahmoud El Sayed, a graphic designer from Egypt, played with this and created a collection of educational illustrations that take the meaning of Arabic words litterally. By distorting each character, El Sayed makes the word look like its meaning. […]
Based Frankfurt, Germany, artist and illustrator Nadine Kolodziey’s work is very recognizable with its bold, colorful characters that are always in movement. Kolodziey takes project for all kinds of big companies and magazines, such as Google or Die Zeit, you can see more of her work on her portfolio website.
HustMitNavn is the pseudo of a creative Danish illustrator. He became Internet famous for his impressive illustrations where he adds an extra layer of creativity with paper manipulations that interact with his drawings.
Cats tattooing each other, this is not a scene you’re likely to witness in real life, but it’s the type of drawings you could have seen in ancient japanese prints or paintings. Kazuaki Horitomo is a tattoo artist who has been creating tattoo art for over 20 years. Aside from that, he has also drawn this […]
When you think of branding, you immediately think of a logo. There are so many big names out there that have a globally recognised brand. Coca-cola, McDonalds, Nike are a few of the ones you will know as soon as you see their logo. But how far does art and illustration go to demonstrate a […]
French artist and illustrator Guy Billout is a true visual poet. In his witty illustrations, he creates surreal illustrations with absurd scenes that rarely lack humour. The work of this talented artist has been often published in famous newspapers and magazine such as The New York Times or Time magazine, as well as in some […]
Appropriately named “Unsatisfying“, this short animation by Parallel Studio is an ode to all the unsatisfying little things of life. Really worth watching for the satisfying illustrative style with grainy colors and bold contour.
With a vintage style, Belgian illustrator Laurent Durieux creates impressive illustrated posters of famous movies. The drawing details, color schemes,… everything about this is wonderful.
We are used to see pictures of the war taken by photographers, with always the same scenes of action. The Library of Congress kept a series of drawing made by a young soldier who happened to also be an architect: Victor Lundy. His drawings show a more human side of the war, with scenes from […]
John Coulthart is a talented illustrator and designer who creates stunning designs for books. He also runs a great blog where he shares his work, among other things. The Pirate Utopia layouts and illustrations is the latest work he shared.