Sally Nixon illustrates what girls do when no one is watching

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Women live in a world in which their appearance is constantly evaluated. Unless they are utterly alone, they rarely have the privilege of not having their physical presentation judged. In Sally Nixon’s illustrations, women don’t know that we can see them. They’re not posing, smiling, or doing anything all that interesting, and this is what makes Nixon’s works fascinating. 'The women I draw come from my imagination for the most part, however, each of them, in one way or another, is a ...  View More
March 27, 2017 Jessica

Grace Ciao’s love, life and fashion illustrations with flowers

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Grace Ciao is a fashion illustrator from Singapore who has worked with brands such as Chanel, Christian Dior, Fendi, Elie Saab, Ralph Lauren, Saks Fifth Avenue among others. She is globally recognized for her alluring and sophisticated designs, many of which have been sought after by the world's leading luxury fashion and lifestyle brands. Grace draws her inspiration from the beauty she finds in nature. She started using flower petals in her drawings by accident, when she just wanted to preserve ...  View More
March 3, 2017 Michael

CELEBRITY: Chunlong Sun explores the more tender side of dictators

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Displayed ominously on the covers of TIME and Newsweek, these faces elicit fear: Saddam Hussein, Muammar Gaddafi, Hugo Chávez, Fidel Castro, and Mobutu Sesé Seko. But in his new series 'Celebrity', the Chinese retoucher and artist Chunlong Sun explores the more tender side of these infamous men, presenting them cradling plushy stuffed animals. Sun achieved the desired effect by shooting Chinese look-alike models styled and costumed in attire similar to that worn by the world leaders in famous ...  View More
February 13, 2017 Jessica

Ironic illustrations of people who want artists to work for free

Ironic illustrations clients ask for free work
Ryan Estrada runs a hilarious and unfortunately accurate Twitter account dedicated to the topic of clients asking for free work. He calls it 'For Exposure'. Now if you've ever tried to work as a freelancer, you know exactly what he's talking about. After seeing the response to artist and writer Ryan Estrada's Twitter account asking for quotations from people who want artists to work for free, Format Magazine commissioned artist Emmie Tsumura to draw those people. There's something wonderfully ...  View More
February 11, 2017 Jason

Hipstory: Artist Amit Shimoni reimagines world leaders as hipsters

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Israeli artist Amit Shimoni created the series, depicting global political icons in the most improbable way possible, outfitted and styled in the latest hipster fashions. The illustrator said he hopes to 'encourage us to reflect upon our leaders, our society, and ourselves' with his new set of unlikely artworks. The illustrator mixes the modern hipster culture of today's youth with history's greatest, most iconic leaders for the Hipstory series. The subjects are seen against solid pastel ...  View More
February 7, 2017 Jason

Killer look: Tom le French combines makeup and dangerous weapons

Tom le French combines makeup weapons
A French art director who's currently based out of London, Tom le French is well known for his award-winning promotional work that he did for Beats by Dr. Dre back in 2014. For another project, he made a series of conceptual wine bottles, which imagined major brands and even Daft Punk as their own type of wine. More recently, the creative combined cosmetics, high heeled shoes, perfume and other feminine items with various kinds of weapons. In one of the graphic images, a gun is shown with an ...  View More
February 6, 2017 Jason

Pascal Campion illustrates life and love precious little moments

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Pascal Campion is a French-American artist who has become very popular for his “Sketch of the Day” which is him drawing a new image everyday. All his works are heavily influenced by his wife and kids who inspire him. Pascal defines his illustrations as an energy that goes through him. It’s not part of him, he just channels it through his drawings. Pascal has a gift for capturing those tiny but valuable moments in life and in a relationship. Whether it’s dining in candlelight in the ...  View More
January 12, 2017 Jessica

Impressive color pencil portraits of Superheroes by Adam Bettley

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Adam Bettley is 25-year-old self-taught artist and illustrator, based in Nottingham, UK who specializes in portraits and comic-based artwork. Using color pencils only, he has created a brilliant series of illustrations of some of the most iconic Superheroes: Red Ranger, Judge Dredd, Deal Pool, Batman, Darth Vader, American Horror Story Tate, Michelle Pfeiffer Cat Woman, White Power Ranger, and many more. Printed copies of his powerful portraits, signed and stamped by the artist, are available on ...  View More
January 11, 2017 Jessica
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