Women, and their tattoos, illustrated by Laura Bernard

Monday, 20 February, 2017

Illustration by Laura Bernard

Laura Bernard is a Melbourne based freelance illustrator who has a penchant for painting watercolour pictures of women, many of who sport tattoos.

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Slightly creepy figurines and models, by Adeena Charlotte Grubb

Monday, 20 February, 2017

Models by Adeena Charlotte Grubb

Adeena Charlotte Grubb is a stop motion animator who hand crafts figurines and models, that are sometimes of a rather creepy disposition, for use in her productions. The guy you see here may not seem all that off-colour, until you learn that he is actually a fiddle player with four arms. Weird, or what? Watch the animations on her Vimeo page.

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Simón Prades, Saarbrücken based editorial illustrator

Friday, 17 February, 2017

Illustration by Simon Prades

Simón Prades lives in the German city of Saarbrücken, where he works as an editorial illustrator. Judging by some of his more recent works, he seems interested in what is happening inside people’s heads. This illustration, for instance, was for an article about the minds of evil people.

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If Stanley Kubrick liked the Futura typeface, how often did he use it?

Friday, 17 February, 2017

Late US film director Stanley Kubrick was said to be a fan of the Futura typeface. Christian Annyas, a web designer, decided to find out how often, if at all, that Kubrick used Futura, by analysing the typefaces he used in his films, trailers, and posters.

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Ink paintings and pen drawings by Ashley Amery

Friday, 17 February, 2017

Artwork by Ashley Amery

Originally from San Diego, artist and illustrator Ashley Amery now crafts her ink paintings and pen drawings from her London base.

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Rozalina Burkova, London based illustrator and animator

Thursday, 16 February, 2017

Illustration by Rozalina Burkova

Check out the vibrant and fun work of London based illustrator and animator Rozalina Burkova.

Oh, and somewhat obligatory NSFW alert, one or two drawings depict nudity (albeit illustrated), in case that’s an issue wherever you are right now.

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Illustration, design, and philosophy intersect in Elia Colombo’s work

Wednesday, 15 February, 2017

Illustration by Elia Colombo

Take a look at the thought provoking work of Arluno, Italy, based illustrator, designer, and philosopher, Elia Colombo. This illustration is titled “Breaking the Rule”, and, I suspect, depicts the way more than a few of us would like to live.

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Sonja Blaess-Eigelshoven, Swiss abstract artist

Wednesday, 15 February, 2017

Artwork by Sonja Blaess-Eigelshoven

Sonja Blaess-Eigelshoven is a Swiss abstract artist. This work intrigued me, as while I looked at it, I had a number of ideas as to what I might be seeing. What do you think? See more work here.

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The Garden of Earthly Delights, by Hieronymus Bosch, animated

Tuesday, 14 February, 2017

The Garden of Earthly Delights is a triptych, being a painting spread across three panels that are hinged together, by Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch, that he completed in the early sixteenth century. And here you can see an animated version of the work, by Breda based designer and film producers, Studio Smack.

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Erika Medel, Barcelona based illustrator and watercolour artist

Monday, 13 February, 2017

Illustration by Erika Medel

Erika Medel is an illustrator and watercolour artist based in Barcelona, Spain. The subjects in her work are quite varied, and not only confined to snakes or serpents, as seen in this work, just in case that was a concern.

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