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Discover the best illustrators in our regular features.

August 30, 2015
The humorous illustrations of Ben Chen
The humorous illustrations of Ben Chen

Ben Chen is a talented illustrator from Taiwan. He creates many t-shirt illustrations that go very popular on Threadless, but not only. You can also find his work on Flickr, where he shares some more in-depth work, with small comics and more elaborated drawings. When seeing his drawings, you can immediately guess that the man […]

August 21, 2015
Nature illustrations inspired by the traditional prints style
Nature illustrations inspired by the traditional prints style

Chinese artist RLoN published an impressive series of illustrations that show a powerful side of nature and animals. He chose to work with a style inspired by traditional prints, but with a modern touch. Some of the illustrations are a bit kitschy, but the drawing work is truly impressive.

August 20, 2015
Generative illustrations by Janusz Jurekby
Generative illustrations by Janusz Jurekby

Polish designer Janusz Jurek has specialized in digital art and illustration over the years. His more recent work involves a lot of generative illustration. Unfortunately, he didn’t document his working technique, so we can only take a wild guess and imagine that he works with some programming tools. In his body series, he makes lines converge […]

August 9, 2015
Humorous illustrated condom packages by Cloakwork
Humorous illustrated condom packages by Cloakwork

Durex is one of the brands who often comes up with cool and funny advertising. Many of their ads are very catchy, and use humor in a quite subtle way (most of the time). This time, an illustrator from Malaysia took on the brand’s packaging and re-imagined it with cute characters and clever cut-outs. This […]

August 7, 2015
Playful illustrations that will mess with your mind
Playful illustrations that will mess with your mind

Flyingmouse365 is a brand of funny, illustrated t-shirts. We already shared their illustrations of the part-time jobs of superheroes. They have another series of cool drawings that will make you think a little more, these are not available as t-shirts, but can be purchased as art prints on their shop. For regular illustrated goodness, you should […]

July 31, 2015
Powerful illustrations by Stuart McReath
Powerful illustrations by Stuart McReath

Good editorial illustration needs to be understood right away. For that, the drawings need to combine complex ideas and compress them into a simple image that explains a situation or an idea quickly. As you can guess, this is an amazingly complex task that editorial illustrators face every day. A look at Stuart McReath’s illustrated […]

July 7, 2015
Coffee stain monsters by By Stefan Kuhnigk
Coffee stain monsters by By Stefan Kuhnigk

When spilling coffee, most people clean it up right away with an occasional curse word. Stefan Kuhnigk, an artist from Germany, prefers to let it dry for a few hours, so he can create some little illustrated monsters with the spills. Now he even creates the coffee spills on purpose and selects the best to create […]

June 26, 2015
Unobtainable objects by Jacques Carelman
Unobtainable objects by Jacques Carelman

Jacques Carelman passed away recently, in 2012. He was born in 1929 in France and was mostly famous for a drawing of a policeman he did during the Mai 1968 events in Paris. Carelman also drew many less political things, like the absurd objects he invented. In fact he created an entire catalogue of unobtainable […]

June 13, 2015
Drawings of skulls coming out of the skin by Paul Jackson
Drawings of skulls coming out of the skin by Paul Jackson

Paul Jackson’s hyper-realistic drawings are amazing studies of the human and animal bodies. The skulls are coming out of the skin and leave a trail of skin behind. Based in Toronto, Jackson is a complete artist with a talent for music, design and illustration.  

June 5, 2015
A stunning drawing of a world destroyed by humans
A stunning drawing of a world destroyed by humans

This spectacular drawing was commission work created by McCann India for Greenpeace. Using the Yin Yang symbol and applying it to the earth, Greenpeace suggests that we bring back some balance to our planet. You can see some images of the making off of the drawing, as well as the end result in this post. […]

May 23, 2015
Spectacular sketches by PEZ
Spectacular sketches by PEZ

PEZ is the artist name of a talented French illustrator. His art goes far beyond simple illustrations, but what we share in this post are his incredibly detailed sketches. In this series, PEZ took on some famous characters with a simple pencil. He gave them a new life with some little twists.

May 3, 2015
Kevin Lucbert creates stunning blue ballpoint pen drawings
Kevin Lucbert creates stunning blue ballpoint pen drawings

We all have been drawing with a blue ballpoint pen at some point in our life. It may be at school or on the phone, but blue ballpoint pens have been an escape for bored people to let their mind wander for decades already. French illustrator Kevin Lucbert is either very bored or very talented. I’d […]

April 27, 2015
The part-time jobs of superheroes illustrated
The part-time jobs of superheroes illustrated

Saving the world is great, everybody likes you and you get tons of media exposure. Hell, you even get books and movies written about you. But saving the world doesn’t pay the bills. Illustrator Flying Mouse 365, whose nickname sounds like a superhero’s name, created many designs trying to imagine what part-time jobs superheroes had […]

March 31, 2015
Amandine Urruty creates bizarre worlds and characters in black and white
Amandine Urruty creates bizarre worlds and characters in black and white

French illustrator and artist Amandine Urruty has created her own bizarre world that draws and paints over and over. Mask-wearing characters sit among flying objects and tiny persons doing stuff give us an endless amount of things to look at in her paintings. Inspired, among others, by Hieronymus Bosch, she has been categorized into pop-surrealism […]

March 27, 2015
The sound eater: illustrations by Juliette Barbanègre
The sound eater: illustrations by Juliette Barbanègre

The sound eater is a children book project by Juliette Barbanègre, a Paris-based illustrator. The sound eater story starts in the city of Vudenhaut. In that city people have huge eyes and excellent eyesight, they can see very far. Miro was born with normal eyes and huge ears. He cannot see further than the clouds, […]