May 20, 2024

Fashion Illustrations Blossom With an Explosion of Colorful Flowers

Flower-themed fashion is having its moment right now. The Met Gala's 2024 dress code being “The Garden of Time” speaks to the popularity of these designs, as many celebrities donned suits and dresses decorated with elaborate blossoms, petals, and leaves to honor the beauty of the natural world. But one Korean fashion illustrator has been obsessed with the idea of floral designs long before they were trending in the news.

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April 23, 2024

Incredible Urban Sketches Celebrate the Historical Architecture of Paris

Inspired by the light, color, shapes, and texture of the world around him, artist Stephen Travers creates stunning urban sketches. The Australian artist is particularly fascinated by Paris, with many of his sketches capturing the city's charm. Using pen and ink, he expertly captures the architectural environment. Interestingly, Travers began his artistic journey as an adult, first creating oil paintings of Australian wildlife and nature.

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March 6, 2024

3 Basic Shading Techniques to Elevate Your Drawings

When creating a drawing, there are various methods one can use to create volume or light and shadow. This includes several different shading techniques outlined in My Modern Met Academy's beginner course, Drawing 101: Learn the Building Blocks of Sketching. In this online class, illustrator Margherita Cole equips students with everything they need to know to embark on their sketching journey. And this includes several different shading techniques.

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