Art

August 21, 2017

Surreal Creatures from Bosch’s ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ Come to Life as Festive Piñatas

A master of the macabre, Hieronymus Bosch is known for his chaotic paintings of surreal scenes. One fantasy-filled piece that perfectly captures his wild imagination is The Garden of Earthly Delights, a triptych featuring otherworldly settings and odd hybrid creatures. Though it was created between 1490 and 1510, this whimsical work of art continues to inspire artists today, as evident in Roberto Benavidez‘s quirky collection of peculiar piñatas.

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August 19, 2017

Illustrator Draws Witty Comics Depicting Everyday Life in Hilariously Relatable Ways

Comics have the incredible power to make us feel less alone. Whether they're destigmatizing mental illness or offering a healthy dose of silliness to make you smile, the medium speaks to everyone. The work of illustrator and comic artist Prudence falls right in line with her popular web comic Planet Prudence, which illustrates the little moments of life that many people—particularly women—find hilariously relatable. In drawing comics, Prudence connects with her viewers while commiserating with them as well.

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August 17, 2017

Artistic Dad Continues to Transform His Sons’ Drawings into Expert-Level Anime

Anime artist and doting dad Thomas Romain continues to create professional illustrations inspired by his young sons' doodles and drawings. Since we last checked in on this ongoing series of father/son art, Romain has created “The Father And Sons Design Workshop,” a creation hub and platform for sharing new art with the public. Much like their earlier collaborations, the Romains' recent art combines imaginative, kid-designed sketches with expert-level artistic skills.

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August 16, 2017

Illustrator Perfectly Captures the Overlooked Joys of Living Alone

Known for her beautiful background paintings, Los Angeles-based artist Yaoyao Ma Van As boasts an impressive professional portfolio. In addition to her collection of commissioned work, the painter, illustrator, and “occasional animator” also creates charming personal pieces that explore the overlooked benefits of living alone. Each playfully drawn depiction features a female figure (undeniably rendered in Ma Van As' own likeness) demonstrating the perks of single life.

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