Tag: drawing

Jun 1, 2015

16 Portuguese Sayings That Don’t Make Any Sense

16 Portuguese Sayings That Don’t Make Any Sense

Artist Mariana Crisóstomo illustrates a series of common Portuguese phrases, providing the literal translation and what the saying means conversationally.

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May 31, 2015

Picture of the Day: Two Rolls of Tape and a Little Perspective

Picture of the Day: Two Rolls of Tape and a Little Perspective

“Sunday Sketches” is an ongoing series by artist Christoph Niemann where he repurposes everyday objects in creative and playful ways.

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May 16, 2015

Beautiful Illustrations of Words with No English Equivalent

Beautiful Illustrations of Words with No English Equivalent

Artist Marija Tiurina has illustrated a beautiful series of posters that visually describe words from other languages that do not have an English equivalent. The series was created exclusively for NeonMob, a new social network for collecting, trading and selling digital art. Tiurina has an incredible drawing style and I highly recommend you check…

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Apr 23, 2015

This Book from 1908 is Dedicated to Blackboard Art and it’s Amazing

This Book from 1908 is Dedicated to Blackboard Art and it’s Amazing

In 1908, Frederick Whitney, an artist and teacher in Salem, Massachusetts published Blackboard Sketching, a book dedicated to the art of blackboard chalk drawings. As the book’s forward states: Ability to draw easily and well on the blackboard is a power which every teacher of children covets. Such drawing is a language which never…

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Mar 16, 2015

Tim Jeffs Draws Incredibly Detailed Lizards Using Pencil Crayons

Tim Jeffs Draws Incredibly Detailed Lizards Using Pencil Crayons

When it comes to art, Tim Jeffs loves three things: drawing, intricate detail and animals. The illustrator (featured previously) uses ink, pencil crayons and paint to bring his animal artworks to life. In a recent post on reddit, the artist shared his latest drawings of a chameleon and iguana. When a another member asked…

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Mar 5, 2015

Canadians Pay Nimoy Tribute by Drawing Spock on $5 Bills

Canadians Pay Nimoy Tribute by Drawing Spock on $5 Bills

Even before his unfortunate passing last week, Leonard Nimoy has been receiving tributes by Canadian Trekkies in the form of currency doodles. Years ago someone noticed that with a few strokes of the pen, Sir Wilfrid Laurier—7th Prime Minister of Canada and face of the $5 bill—looked remarkably similar to Spock. Ever since, people…

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Feb 9, 2015

This Artist Uses Bananas as his Canvas

This Artist Uses Bananas as his Canvas

In an ongoing series of banana doodles, Dutch artist Stephan Brusche continues to find creative ways of turning bananas into works of art. The artist first began by doodling directly onto the banana’s surface a few years back as a way of showcasing his creativity on Instagram. Since then, Brusche has incorporated the fruit’s…

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