I am a Swedish illustrator and designer who works in London. I love character design, doodling and patterns, being inspired by childhood memories, my bad sense of humour, and my love for nature. With my constantly growing Animal Kingdom collection, I combine all that with a bit of “nature strikes back”.
Patrick Kyle is best known for his unconventional narrative work, creating worlds that are somewhere between a delirious hallucination and a sweet dream. The zines he produces, in particular, are a delight. Seemingly working non-stop, he is always trying his hand at something new or experimenting in some way.
Malaysia-based illustrator Vince Low has a portrait style all his own. His series of celebrity portraits look like elaborate doodles with a remarkable realism to them. You can see the smooth, fluid motion in each stroke, and his drawings almost look effortless.
Nebraskan-born Celeste Pille has put our kiddy-imaginations to rest, drawing images of popular cartoon characters appearing adult-like and all grown up! Those who watched Rug Rats, Hey Arnold, Pepper Ann and The Magic School Bus in the 90’s will understand.
Australian born, New York-based artist Karan Singh operates under the alias Wake Up Mr. Singh and has released a plethora of new illustrations in addition to re-branding and relaunching his website.
At first glance, the work of Dutch artist Ramon Bruin appears to be a variety of three dimensional sculptures. But further inspection reveals the works to actually be sublimely executed anamorphic graphite drawings. Marvelous!
Andrew Wilson is an illustrator and tattoo artist whose work looks like Pixar-quality digital illustration, except for the fact that he uses ordinary coloured pencils on paper. His Daft Punk illustration reached the top of Reddit, and it also caught the attention of the French electronic music duo themselves. Wilson posts his illustrations on Instagram, […]
Alana Dee Haynes has real knack for illustrating the unseen. Using ink pens and magazine clippings, the Brooklyn-based artist transforms the human figure into something organic, almost plant-like, and yet cooly seductive. She seems to have mastered the overlap area between illustration and photography as she adds tattoos and, patterns, and fungal growth to beautiful model images.
Paris-based illustrator Matthieu Barrère has a site called Awful Drawings, where he posts, er, awful drawings. These mostly come with declarative copy and are howlingly silly. We like stuff that is howlingly silly, so we like Matthieu Barrère.
Xiaonan Sun recently posted a unique video of him drawing a tribute to Shawshank Redemption, one of his favorite movies. But what really makes it amazing is that he did this work with both hands at the same time. Using only pencils and erasers, this self-taught artist creates truly fantastic drawings.
I was sure I’d misread the description when I first found these amazing drawings by Samuel Silva. How could they not be photos? Believe it or not, these colorful, photo-realistic images were created using ballpoint pens or graphite and charcoal. What’s the secret to the amazing resemblance to photographs? Huge amounts of time and incredible attention to […]
Who is Jensine Eckwall? The answer to that question has been quite pleasant. Jensine is a recent gradute from the School of Visual Arts, who’s work has already been published by clients such as The New York Times and Plansponsor. She swept the Society of Illustrator’s Student Competitions with Scholarships awards, and has a promising […]
Helen Jones stunning charcoal drawings are explosively powerful and wonderfully crafted. They conjure space, light, power and serve as a stark reminder of the force of mother nature. Her piece, In The Wake, is so absorbing that you find yourself invited into the plume, however dangerous it looks.
Sometimes artists draw still life. Sometimes artists do portraits. Sometimes some artists find it’s needed to not only stray away from a more conventional path, but to pull its pants down and examine its naughty bits. This is where Birdfood’s artwork pulls out its magnifying glass and goes to town.
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? […]