Artist Thanh Nhàn Nguyễn creates surreal digital illustrations inspired by Vietnamese culture. In his newest series Season of Life, ethereal female figures wearing traditional áo dài gowns are placed in lush environments filled with foliage, cranes, and stylized motifs. Born and raised in the countryside of Vietnam, Nguyễn finds inspiration for his surrealist dreamscapes in the natural beauty of his surroundings.
From Salvador Dali‘s ocelot “Babou” to Pablo Picasso‘s siamese cat “Minou,” felines have served as both muses and companions to...
Writer and artist Mari Andrew is the friend that dispenses wisdom when you need it the most.
Lovers of houseplants know that each kind has its own unique character. From pretty pink caladiums to magnificent monsteras, Toronto-based artist Rosa F captures her own indoor jungle in her sketchbooks. Each plant illustration showcases the delicate forms, patterns, and textures of leafage that are meticulously rendered one paint stroke at a time.
Whether you want to improve your drawing skills or learn how to render a new subject, how-to-draw books can be...
A keen observer of everyday life, Norman Rockwell is known for his idealized images of American history.
People all over the world have fallen in love with The Queen's Gambit‘s fascinating and brilliant lead, Beth Harmon (played by Anya Taylor-Joy). As a fan himself, Greek graphic designer Charis Tsevis dedicated a series of striking mosaic portraits to the Netflix star. “The Queens' Gambit is without a doubt the hit TV series of 2020,” Tsevis tells My Modern Met.
The rich visual world of Dutch-Egyptian artist Roeqiya Fris is teeming with life and femininity.
Sigh. It’s been a tough year.
Artist Arinze Stanley achieves his incredible hyperrealistic artwork by exercising what he refers to as the “three P’s.” The principles that Stanley works by are patience, practice, and persistence. His dedication—and his continual strive towards perfection—has helped the self-taught artist to develop portraits of Black people that appear in often surrealistic ways.
Russian artist Aysylu Zaripova captures the complexity of buildings and cityscapes in intricate large-scale sketches.
If you know an illustrator, you know that they’re experts in visualizing ideas, stories, and much more.