All Blog Posts Tagged 'illustration' (316)

Beautifully Intricate Food Illustrations by Anna Keville Joyce

When food stylist Anna Keville Joyce’s pet bird died, she mourned for its loss in a tangible way. She utilized her professional creative skills to aid in the healing process, and the results are beautiful. A Tribute to Budgie is a series of elegant birds comprised of food and arranged on plates. Joyce came up with the images and crafted the illustrations while photographer Agustín…

Continue

Added by Sara Barnes on April 15, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Lively Scribbles Produce Energetic Portraits of Famous Faces



Malaysia-based illustrator Vince Low uses a playful scribbling technique to produce his energetic black and white portraits. He first discovered his lively process while doodling in his sketchbook. He realized that his notes were actually the path towards worthwhile final products.

Low says, "I knew that it would be a challenge for me to scribble out and capture…

Continue

Added by katie hosmer on April 12, 2014 at 6:54am — No Comments

Clever Game of Thrones Illustrations Show Each Episode's Beautiful Death

I can't think of any other more beautiful artistic tribute to a television show than this one. Beautiful Death, by studio agency 360i and artist Robert M. Ball, is an illustrated series that shows us the death or deaths that occurred in each episode of the HBO hit show Game of Thrones. So far, each episode in all three seasons have been illustrated as well as the… Continue

Added by alice on April 11, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

My Modern Shop Spotlight - Buddy Bravo's Inspirational Posters



Denver-based artist Buddy Bravo's gorgeous illustrations are paired with motivational quotes that inspire viewers to really appreciate the world around us. Sing in the shower; catch a raindrop; dance with yourself; all of the playful ideas encourage a positive attitude towards life. Influenced by 1920s and '30s style, each concept features the rich colors and geometric shapes of Art Deco…

Continue

Added by katie hosmer on April 8, 2014 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Stunning Digital Illustrations Reveal Fragmented Human Forms



London-based artist Grégoire A. Meyer creates flawless digital illustrations that evoke emotionally thoughtful reactions. He captures the essence of fleeting moments, like a splash of water or a disintegrating face, and freezes them in time in ephemeral objects that appear almost tangible.

The works are distortions of the human form and create a complex relationship between…

Continue

Added by katie hosmer on April 5, 2014 at 8:50am — No Comments

Gorgeous Owl Illustration Created with Lively Splatters of Paint



Chinese illustrator, painter, and street artist Chen Yingjie (aka: Hua Tunan) creates paintings that are alive with energy. Using a splattering technique, he creates beautiful creatures that radiate with vibrant colors. Night Owl is one of his recent pieces filled with a dynamic power that emanates from the bird's single golden eye.

Each of the artist's works is an expressive blend of…

Continue

Added by katie hosmer on April 4, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Charmingly Detailed Illustrations That Are Smaller than a Penny



With incredible precision, California-based artist Sam Larson produces tiny illustrations that are no larger than a penny. To prove it, he places a penny right next to the drawings and documents them on Instagram.

In the images, Larson manages to include great details, color, and shading that require close inspection to fully appreciate. His variety of scenes feature mountains,…

Continue

Added by katie hosmer on March 30, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Fascinating Illustrations Blend People, Animals, and Objects Together

Netherlands-based visual artist and illustrator Redmer Hoekstra draws mind-blowing illustrations that merge together people, animals, and everyday objects in ingenious ways. His detailed illustrations are a fascinating study of contrasts and strange connections between organic and manmade elements, biology and mechanics, living creatures and inanimate objects.

With…

Continue

Added by Jenny Zhang on March 27, 2014 at 9:33am — No Comments

Helpful Infographic Illustrates Polite Dining Around the World

Dining customs vary from country to country, and what’s acceptable behavior in one place is seen as rude in another. Luckily for us, the website Restaurant Choice released an educational infographic that explains a few do’s and dont’s of meals around the world. You probably have a handle on what’s appropriate at home, but things quickly change when you…

Continue

Added by Sara Barnes on March 27, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Famous Quotes Illustrated with Minimalist Designs

Using nuggets of wisdom from famous figures like Rumi, Oscar Wilde, and Albert Einstein, Toronto-based web and graphic designer Ryan McArthur turns inspirational quotes into beautiful, minimalist designs that illustrate the quotation's meaning. The striking, mostly monochromatic designs are elegant in their simplicity, but still manage to effectively convey deep…

Continue

Added by Jenny Zhang on March 26, 2014 at 8:04am — No Comments

Painter Turns Babies' Corrective Helmets into Artistic Creations



Washington-based artist Paula Strawn makes a living bringing joy to families everywhere by painting babies' corrective helmets with fantastic, customized designs. The helmets are used to help infants who have flat head syndrome, a common condition in which babies' heads appear flat. While the condition is treatable, most corrective helmets are plain and white. According to the artist, many…

Continue

Added by Jenny Zhang on March 26, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

"Walking Disney" Characters Survive in an Apocalyptic World

Ariel and Eric



In a world of turmoil and darkness, the classic fairytale princesses wouldn't escape into their castles and hide away. At least not according to artist Kasami-Sensei, who developed this series in which Disney characters are poised and ready for battle.

The Walking Disney features many characters, including the beautiful…

Continue

Added by katie hosmer on March 25, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Small Wooden Figures Playfully Fit Into Their Surroundings



New Jersey-based street artist Joe Iurato proves that bigger isn't always better with his fantastic series of small wooden figures that are cut out and painted to resemble little people. The miniature sculptures are carefully placed in public places such as busy intersections, street lamps, and the sides of buildings. Sharp-eyed passersby can spot fun scenes of the tiny adventurers…

Continue

Added by Jenny Zhang on March 22, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Dreamy Illustrations of Enigmatic Young People by Jo In Hyuk

Using clean lines, minimalist composition, and muted color palettes, South Korean graphic designer and illustrator Jo In Hyuk creates beautiful portrait illustrations of young men and women. Jo's digital artwork has a unique style, featuring solid pastel colors, fine lines and textures, and abundant negative space. Despite the simplicity of the illustrations, however, the artist…

Continue

Added by Jenny Zhang on March 18, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Artists Re-Imagine Disney Films in “Nothing’s Impossible”

Frozen by Tom Whalen

The Mondo Gallery in Austin, Texas hosts a special art exhibit during the South by Southwest festival. This year, they partnered with the blog Oh My Disney to make magic happen in a show titled, Nothing’s Impossible. It features 25 beautiful posters based on Disney and Pixar films. A variety of talented…

Continue

Added by Sara Barnes on March 18, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Funny and Creative Doodles Interact with Real World Scenes

Storyboard artist and self-described "scribbler" Marty Cooper (aka Hombre_McSteez) makes hilarious cartoons come to life in this creative project that he calls his "doodle-ramblings." Using just a transparency film, white-out, and a Sharpie, the artist makes up each piece on the spot, first drawing the cartoon and then holding it up and photographing it interacting with the scene…

Continue

Added by Jenny Zhang on March 17, 2014 at 8:09am — No Comments

Iconic Artists' Styles Portrayed as Architectural Structures



If you were a building, what type of building would you be? This is the question that Barcelona-based illustrator and architect Federico Babina used as inspiration to create this captivating work, entitled Archist. The series of creative architectural structures explores what many famous artists might look like in the form of a modern architectural design.

Babina draws…

Continue

Added by katie hosmer on March 13, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Imaginative Scenes Emerge from Monochromatic Illustrations



Italian artist EmilianoP is the skilled hand behind these beautifully dark and mysterious illustrations. Currently based in New Zealand, the artist creates figures that seem to emerge from quick ink strokes across a page, but the concepts are actually quite purposeful. He begins each piece by vividly imagining the scene in his mind. He then puts pencil to paper, layering graphite…

Continue

Added by katie hosmer on March 12, 2014 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Beautiful Bird Drawings by Brazilian Street Artist L7m



Brazilian street artist Luis Seven Martins, aka L7m, continues to produce amazing illustrations that blur the lines between abstraction and nature. Rather than taking to the streets, this time L7m turned his spray paint and acrylics to a number of canvases. His expressive collection features stunning…

Continue

Added by katie hosmer on March 3, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Charming Animal Illustrations Paired with Clever Phrases



London-based artist Mister Peebles creates adorable drawings where animals, sometimes wearing human clothing, exude playful personalities. He begins with a pencil drawing and then fills in the form with colorful watercolor pencils and ink until the final creature has emerged on the page.

He uses a neutral color palette to develop all kinds of animals from…

Continue

Added by katie hosmer on March 3, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Monthly Archives

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

ADVERTISEMENT

© 2014   Created by alice.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service