Illustration

December 9, 2018

Artist Draws Millions of Tiny Dots to Calmly Ease Her Anxiety and the Results Are Amazing

Swedish illustrator Josefine Svärd creates fantastical stippling art that captures the beauty of nature. Celestial skies, trees, mountains, and wild animals are composed of millions of tiny hand-drawn dots, bringing them to life in intricate detail. Many of the artist’s scenes are framed within hand-drawn geometric frames, but often feature elements such as rivers and trees that seem to spill out and grow from the confines of their entrapping lines.

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November 30, 2018

Illustrator Lets Japan’s Golden Autumnal Leaves Color in His Kimono Drawings

君に見せたいもの pic.twitter.com/yAaoPRJAuD — 古鉄@蕎麦にハマる (@kotetsu_of) November 17, 2018 One of the oldest and most iconic Japanese garments, the kimono is often adorned with nature inspired motifs and patterns. From cherry blossoms to maple leaves, many kimono designs signify and celebrate the four seasons of the year. With this in mind, Japanese artist Kotetsu combines illustration, photography, and the Japanese art of kirie (paper cutting)

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November 20, 2018

This Awesome ‘Rock Alphabet’ Book Teaches Kids the ABC’s of Music Legends

As a baby cruises into toddlerhood, it’s time for a major rite of passage: learning the ABCs. Books that spell out the alphabet with cuddly animals and ordinary objects are cute, but why not give your little rockstar a book that really strikes a chord? Luckily, The Rock Alphabet by Andrew Morgan gives preschoolers a musical education as they memorize their letters.

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November 8, 2018

Animator Keeps Late Wife’s Memory Alive Through Heartfelt Sketchbook Doodles

Mother, wife and inspiration. Cruelly taken way too soon. Would have told me off if I didn’t do my #doodleaday pic.twitter.com/R3On6RTw8C — Gary Andrews (@GaryScribbler) October 29, 2017 On his 54th birthday, TV animation director Gary Andrews started a Doodle Diary. This still-ongoing project is simple, but it has proved powerful over the past year; he chronicles his day in a sketch.

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