Tag: illustration

Jun 14, 2013

The Oatmeal Hit a Million Likes and Then Did This for his Fans

The Oatmeal Hit a Million Likes and Then Did This for his Fans

It started with a simple question and a great suggestion… Then on June 13, 2013 at 2:58pm ET, the mighty Oatmeal hit 1,000,000 Likes on Facebook. And hilarity ensued… Artwork by Matthew Inman @ The Oatmeal Artwork by Matthew Inman @ The Oatmeal Artwork by…

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Jun 5, 2013

Hyperrealistic Portraits Drawn with Pencil

Hyperrealistic Portraits Drawn with Pencil

Franco Clun is a self-taught artist from Italy known for his hyperrealistic portraits drawn with only a pencil. All of his works are done on watercolor paper and take upwards of 50 hours to complete. Clun tells the Daily Mail: “At the end of each drawing, I feel I know so much more about…

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May 26, 2013

Styrofoam Cup Fully Illustrated Inside and Out with a Pen

Styrofoam Cup Fully Illustrated Inside and Out with a Pen

Two weeks ago, Redditor SquishyMcPhee posted a gallery of pictures showing a Styrofoam cup completely illustratted inside and out with just a ballpoint pen. The intricate detail is very impressive, but the most fascinating feature is how well the inside of the cup is illustrated with patterns and figures. On how he came across…

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May 25, 2013

Clever Animal Illustrations Using Negative Space

Clever Animal Illustrations Using Negative Space

George Bokhua is an illustrator and graphic designer from Tbilisi, Georgia. Last month, Bokhua posted a series of animal illustrations to Behance that used negative space to give the animals their recognizable form. You can find highlights of the series below. Be sure to check out George Bokhua’s entire portfolio on Behance for more…

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May 13, 2013

Black Marker Coffee Cup Art by Cheeming Boey

Black Marker Coffee Cup Art by Cheeming Boey

Cheeming Boey (born April 12, 1978) is a Malaysian artist best known for his ongoing series of illustrations on paper and foam coffee cups, his daily webcomic I Am Boey, and the autobiographical graphic novel When I Was A Kid. Using only a black marker, Boey draws intricate and detailed artworks on the exterior…

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Apr 24, 2013

Creative Dad Shares 5 Years of Sandwich Bag Art

Creative Dad Shares 5 Years of Sandwich Bag Art

Since May 2008, graphic designer, illustrator, and Dad extraordinaire, David Laferriere, has been drawing on his kids’ sandwich bags with a Sharpie marker. Each drawing is done just after he makes the sandwich. He then takes a picture and posts it to Flickr where there are over 1,100 pictures and counting! Laferriere says the…

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Apr 15, 2013

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Only a Pencil

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Only a Pencil

Diego Fazio aka DiegoKoi is an Italian artist from the town of Lamezia. Born in 1989, the self-taught illustrator first started as a tatoo artist and says he was initially inspired by the artwork of Katsushika Hokusai, a highly influential Japanese artist from the Edo period. Diego only began drawing in 2007, yet his…

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