Pieris (Thestias) Pyrene (1837) butterfly illustration

A selection of beautiful butterfly and moth illustrations from Dru Drury Book on Etymology (1837). Dru Drury (4 February 1724 – 15 December 1803) was a British collector of natural history specimens and an entomologist.[1] He had specimens collected from across the world through a network of ship’s officers and collectors including Henry Smeathman.Read More →

Ahead of his first solo exhibition, Sam tells us about his fascination with human history.Read More →

The journey we take in our career shapes us – our surroundings have an effect, positive or negative, it’s also how you handle these surroundings that helps too. Laura Hawkins has taken a few routes to her current path and she’s done so with nothing but the most infectious positivity.Read More →

Science fiction concept art of flying spaceship in a world of rust

A little tightening up of an older piece by our friend Pat Presley. Keywords: digital technical concept spaceship art illustration painting design by Pat Presley Source: Descending Rust World by Pat PresleyRead More →

Two white circles on a reddish purple fence

A selection of work by artist Jan-Jaap Poot, living and working in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. More images below. Jan-Jaap Poot on Instagram Jan-Jaap Poot’s Website Source: Artist Spotlight: Jan-Jaap PootRead More →

Visual artist Mikjung Lee’s universe is expressed through sensual, feminine curves unfolds in various landscapes always very colourful and sometimes even surreal. Subtle and oneiric, the drawings of this artist who lives in both Texas and Seoul, play without compromise with the reliefs and the superposition between geometry and abstractRead More →

These Lush “Plant Lady” Illustrations are Alone Time Done Right

Illustrator and graphic designer Chloe Joyce paints pictures of women who relish their alone time. In a series of interior illustrations, she fills the scenes with plants, pets, and ladies lounging in whatever way they like. Some prefer to sit topless on their floor while enjoying a bowl of ramen. Other womenRead More →

Artist Spotlight: Debora Cheyenne Cruchon

Debora Cheyenne Cruchon’s Website Debora Cheyenne Cruchon on Instagram Source: Artist Spotlight: Debora Cheyenne CruchonRead More →

Realistic Tattoos by Greg Nicholson

Greg Nicholson is an artist dedicated to tattooing for people who are willing to display his artworks. Here is the showcase of his realistic tattoo works. He’s now working under his studio Evil Kolors based British Columbia, Canada. Source: Realistic Tattoos by Greg NicholsonRead More →

Suzanne Dias Colorful Illustrations

We’re loving these colorful illustrations from graphic designer Suzanne Dias. Currently based in Pune, India, Suzanne style is easily recognizable because of her clean line portraits and her bright pastel colors. Constantly inspired by her surroundings like human emotions, music, films, photography and nature. “I used to be terrified ofRead More →

Artist Spotlight: Rae Klein

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Thought-provoking Illustrations About Modern Society

With the belief that “life’s too short to get a real job.” Italian designer, illustrator Elia Colombo (aka Gebe) creates below thought-provoking conceptual illustrations which combine his graphic skill and interest in philosophy. Source: Thought-provoking Illustrations About Modern SocietyRead More →

New Illustrations by Tierra Connor

New Illustrations by Tierra Connor Recent work by talented Canadian illustrator and designer Tierra Connor. More illustrations via Behance Art Illustration Posted on February 6, 2019 Source: New Illustrations by Tierra ConnorRead More →

Artist Spotlight: Manuja Waldia

From thought-provoking imagery to boundary-pushing designs, these illustrators combine art and technology to convey their messages clearly and effectively. Their work is bold in colour and often inspired by modern trends, cultural history and personal memories. Source: 6 of South Africa’s best up-and-coming illustratorsRead More →

Female receiving lotus shaped tattoo on middle of back

Deciding what tattoo to get is a life-changing decision – after all, without expensive and painful removal surgery, they’re going to last forever. And while getting an important name or date etched on your skin will likely remain poignant for years to come, if you’re going to get creative there areRead More →

Little girl hugging a large spotted cat illustration

The picture book of Little Snow Leopard Source: Little Snow LeopardRead More →

Eye on Design launch Gossip Print Magazine

For more than three years, Eye on Design has been an online destination for readers who want to take a deeper look at the issues, trends, and ideas coming out of the design community. Now, with Eye on Design’s print magazine, it has a tangible new forum for exploring thoughtfulRead More →

Oranges in plastic bag - hyperreal artworks

“I like to focus on the quiet things that I feel deserve attention,” says illustrator Anna Roberts about her hyperreal artworks. From a bag of juicy oranges so real you can almost hear the plastic rustle to light shining through a glass of water with perfect precision, her artworks areRead More →

A series of illustrations by Alex Petrowsky who says, “I like expressing quick, unimportant, sometimes mundane moments in life, that when put together shape a very rudimentary story. The way that real life works. We don’t live our days in a three-act structure, with a satisfying story arc, and aRead More →

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