Tag: drawing

Jun 8, 2014

12 Incredible Portraits Drawn Onto Maps

12 Incredible Portraits Drawn Onto Maps

Ed Fairburn is an English artist based in Cardiff, Wales, UK (featured previously). The freelance illustrator graduated from the Cardiff School of Art and Design in 2012 and his work has appeared in exhibits, magazines and journals ever since. The artist is best known for his map-based portraitures. Fairburn explains: “Through my studies of…

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Jun 4, 2014

This Artist Does Freehand Tattoos. No Sketches, No Stencils

This Artist Does Freehand Tattoos. No Sketches, No Stencils

Amsterdam-based tattoo artist Jay Freestyle doesn’t use any sketches or stencils when he tattoos his customers. Born to Chinese parents, the 29 year-old grew up in South Africa before moving to Amsterdam a decade ago. Although many compare his unique style to watercolour paintings, there are also additional elements like pointillism, geometrical shapes, realism…

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May 28, 2014

Artist Extends Photos Beyond Their Borders Using Colored Pencils

Artist Extends Photos Beyond Their Borders Using Colored Pencils

Jennifer Delaurenti is a fine artist specializing in the mediums of sketching and painting. Born and raised in Montana, she currently resides in Portland, Oregon. In an ongoing conceptual series, Delaurenti extends photographs beyond their borders using colored pencils. She then frames the finished composite blending photo and sketch into one hybrid artwork. The…

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May 24, 2014

Artist Animates Over Real-Life Using Markers, White-Out and Transparent Sheets

Artist Animates Over Real-Life Using Markers, White-Out and Transparent Sheets

Artist Marty Cooper animates over real-life scenes using only markers, white out and transparent animation sheets called cels (short for celluloid). A simple idea but brilliantly executed and quite entertaining! To see more, check out Marty (who goes by the moniker Homre_McSteez) on Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and Tumblr.

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May 12, 2014

Two Anonymous Students are Drawing Inspirational Quotes on a Chalkboard and It’s Amazing

Two Anonymous Students are Drawing Inspirational Quotes on a Chalkboard and It’s Amazing

Dangerdust are two anonymous students at the Columbus College of Art & Design. For the last 24 weeks the two students have drawn inspirational quotes on the art department’s chalkboards, displaying their passion for graphic design and typography. The weekly chalkboard drawings can take up to 11 hours to complete, you can see the…

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May 9, 2014

Artist Living in Tokyo Turns Everyday Scenes into Speed Sketches

Artist Living in Tokyo Turns Everyday Scenes into Speed Sketches

Hama-House is an artist and illustrator currently living in Tokyo, Japan. After receiving his BFA from the Kanazawa College of Art (whose amazing graduation ceremony lets students wear whatever they want), Hama-House has done a broad range of commercial work ranging from: illustration and design for books and magazines to advertising campaigns and promotional…

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May 8, 2014

12 Creative Artworks Made From Household Objects

12 Creative Artworks Made From Household Objects

Domenic Bahmann (aka Domfriday) is a Melbourne-based art director, illustrator and photographer. According to his bio, he’s always seeking new ways to see the world and his ideas are based on daily observations. In an ongoing series of playful creations, Domenic uses everyday objects and turns them into fun and imaginative artworks. You can…

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