Take a look at these illustrations created by French artist Geoffrey Guillin. Inspired by the 1920s and the silent film era, Guillin has created almost life-like portraits with these characters. There’s so much detail on every face, it’s hard to look away! Guillin has been drawing since a young age, when he was influenced by his fascination with the elegant art-deco illustrations of the early 20th century.
Lawrence Cox is an English illustrator who uses a variety of printmaking techniques combined with digital media to create imaginative illustrations that could be lifted straight out of children’s books. Albeit a surreal children’s books. His illustrations often feature animals, including but not limited to; monkeys riding bikes, deer wearing socks, bears on swings and […]
Hope Gangloff takes photos of her (hipper than hip) friends and turns them into portraits with an edgy likeness to their kicky personas. Gangloff sticks to a limited palette of colours that sheds art on everyday scenarios. Her work has an interesting storytelling quality that’s big on attitude and honest (no bullshit) human emotion.
One of my childhood dreams was to roam space in a spaceship. Illustrator Enzo Pérès-Labourdette shows us a vision of a future where that dream might partly come true. In his illustration he shows us amazing details of all the things happening on his busy space-station.
My art professors have always told me to “activate negative space”. And I thought I knew what that meant. But then I stumbled across Thomas Lamadieu‘s fantastic Sky Art illustrations. These imaginative scribbles make the most of being inclosed by buildings. Instead of focusing on the buildings themselves, Lamadieu animates the spaces in between. Take that for […]
I’ve been creating illustration for a wide variety of media for many years now. I studied illustration at Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK, with the legendary children’s book illustrator Tony Ross as my tutor. After University I moved to live and work in Munich, working exclusively in 3D for clients such as MTV, Swatch […]
This graphic short is the culmination of a 24-hour comic. Which just goes to show that great work can happen in quick time too. A poignant story of a man who is shipwrecked on an island with a gorilla that is fluent in English, Eastern Mountain Gorilla, French, Bonobo, and Crow.
Monika-Evgenia Kuznetsova from St. Petersburg Russia dramatically changed the course of her studies while completing a degree in philology by pursuing her true passion – illustration. Now in her second year of illustration study, she has amassed more work than any student I have ever met (in case you haven’t heard, many brilliant artists can […]
Cats In The Alley started as two soul mate cats who were living in an alley. Dizzy and Tabs are punk rock cats who like books and libraries and making things out of stuff thoughtless people have thrown out. They don’t like eminent domain and things that would ruin the alley. What I really think? […]
Through composition, shadow, and pattern, I like to create images that have a rich narrative basis. Taking influence from Japanese woodblock prints, German expressionist cinema, medieval woodcuts, and everything in between, I take the craft of papercutting, mix it with digital technologies and create my own harmonious hybrid.
New Zealand illustrator Henrietta Harris has mastered the art of delicately mournful painting. Her style radiates an other-world aura of sad playfulness and whimsy. Each image is something familiar with a cleverly twisted detail to add interest while creating a sense of alienation. I particularly love the pieces with added captions written in hand lettering.
As an illustrator, David V. D’Andrea specializes in poster art for some of the bigger doom and 70’s-inspired rock bands around today, such as Black Mountain and Sleepy Sun. Beyond the beautiful details in his black line work, he achieves an impressive level of depth combining dark ink with bright colors and careful shading.
Why do we blush? Do rogue waves really exist? Can evolution outpace climate change? All these answers and more can be found in The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science. This beautifully illustrated book will answer all your most nagging questions while simultaneously bringing a smile to your […]
Dunya Atay is a visual artist who works with different mediums across various branches of art – from illustration to graphic design, street art to sculpture. Image creation through line art is her biggest love. You can find her works in some nice publications such as Lurzer’s Archive 2011/12 Best Illustrators, Fresh 3 Cutting Edge Illustrations and Quatro Publishing-Digital Illustration.