Thailand-based Japanese artist and self-described “dream traveler” Emi Nakajima crafts intricate drawings of buildings around the world. Rendered in ink, each piece conveys Nakajima's knack for realistically reproducing an array of architectural details. Nakajima's awe-inspiring works of art showcase a range of destinations across the globe. She appears to have a preference for churches, from the Gothic cathedrals of France and Italy to Spain's celebrated Sagrada Família.
Have you ever opened your sketchbook with every intent to draw… but then you can’t think of what to sketch?
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Many great artists will tell you that it takes time to perfect a craft, and this definitely rings true for pointillism artist Nicholas Baker. Based in Salt Lake City, the talented illustrator creates incredible, nature-inspired stippling art composed of millions of tiny hand-drawn dots. From tree-studded forests to crashing ocean waves, Baker completes each piece using black ink pens, dot by dot. With an impressive portfolio, Baker’s work highlights his amazing skill and dedication.
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Ink drawing is one of the oldest forms of art making, and it’s a tradition that keeps even the most...
Known for his graphic, architectural illustrations, Italian artist Federico Babina’s latest series, DIRECTPORTRAIT, pays homage to famous movie directors. Rendered in his distinct style of overlaid graphic shapes, each poster-like digital illustration features stylized portraits of world-renowned filmmakers with various film references cleverly incorporated into their facial features and clothing.
Over the last 13 years, artist José Naranja has been filling pocket-sized notebooks with his own visual diary.
Paris-based artist Thomas Dartigues (aka Decktwo) illustrates different cityscapes around the world in his incredible, large-scale mural art.
Malaysian artist Kamwei Fong is the creator of The Furry Thing series, a collection of adorable fluffy black cat ink drawings. The artist lives by the motto, “Be Happy. Be Childlike. Be Ridiculous.” This philosophy is illustrated throughout his growing portfolio of animal-themed artwork, where each character is depicted as playful balls of fur. Fong works under the handle Bo&Friends, which was founded in 2010 and named after his pet goldfish, Bo.
Singapore-based artist Grace Ciao creates fashion illustrations that combine hand-drawn lines and watercolor brushstrokes with real, three-dimensional flowers.
If you like art with an edge, you'll love Paul Jackson‘s illustrations.