Maldives artist Maahy draws space cats, magical horses and more

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By Rayne Chapman in New Art on Wednesday 14 August 2013

Young Maldives artist Maahy is a completely self-taught illustrator. His art portrays the minimalism of black and white, alongside the chaotic beauty and mystery of doodling, zentangles, streams of flowing lines and the fascinating scent and touch of coffee. He works intimately with ink pens and graphite pencils.

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Ask 13-year-old Mariah for a custom illustration

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By Annie Churdar in New Illustration on Thursday 4 April 2013

This 13-year-old illustration wizard makes custom art upon request. Just drop her a line with all the details and she’ll come up with something clever and quirky. What better way to say ‘Happy Birthday’ than with a custom ordered card or portrait? Plus, you can feel good about supporting this young Amsterdam dweller: she started her […]

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Teenage emotions illustrated in scribbles by Rubyetc

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By Sara Halas in New Illustration on Friday 29 March 2013

This tumblr page of Rubyetc’s illustrations is the result of a talented artist combining notebook drawings with humor and teenage emotions. Whether she draws about a sad melon suffering from “meloncholia”, a moody swing set, or a girl folding herself up into an envelope, Rurubyetc’s bys work is sure to inspire even those who are no longer teenagers.

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Drawings by Ketut Kusuma [Kei]

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By Sara in New Illustration on Friday 14 September 2012

Ketut kusuma’s [Kei] drawings are magnificent. Despite his young age and being self-taught, his works are literally like an old masterpiece mixed with contemporary art. Exquisite beyond words.

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