Illustration

August 28, 2021

Empowering Illustrations Celebrate the Beauty of Blackness in Full Bloom

Shae, the Atlanta-based illustrator behind She Is This, is a Black female artist who seeks to empower women of color through her lively digital illustrations. Celebrating the beauty of skin in every shade of brown and hair in every color and texture, her art features Black girls and women wearing a variety of hairstyles and fashions that express who they are.

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July 20, 2021

Comforting Illustrations of Japanese Storefronts With Whimsical Decorations

For what small shops lack in size, they certainly make up for in charm and personality. Artist Angela Hao captures the diversity of quaint Japanese storefronts in her colorful Procreate illustrations. Although she is based in the U.S., the artist is able to digitally travel across the streets of Tokyo and Osaka using Google Street View, finding numerous buildings for creative inspiration along the way.

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May 20, 2021

Vincent van Gogh Fan Illustrates the Dutch Artist’s Life in a Colorful Comic Series

Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh sold only one artwork during his life; but today, his work is some of the most recognizable paintings of all time. The legendary Dutch artist is known for his colorful depictions of the French countryside, sunflowers, starry nights, and his emotional self-portraits. His art—along with the tragic stories of his turbulent personal life—continues to fascinate art lovers all over the world.

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