Japanese filmmaker and animator Hayao Miyazaki has long delighted and inspired people around the world with his original imaginative universe. Now, those that have found his work artistically influential are paying homage to Miyazaki in the most appropriate way. The SPOKE ART gallery has curated the Miyazaki in Los Angeles Art Show, an endearing presentation that features over 100 hundred artists celebrating the films that have made us laugh, cry, and believe in the power of creativity.
For the seventh year, Spoke Art presents The Moleskine Project—its annual collective celebrating the artist sketchbook.
1枚目は僕が12歳のときに描いたやつ。 2枚目は25歳になって描き直したやつ。 pic.twitter.com/8bUTjPk5gh — Kouji Tajima 田島光二 (@Kouji_Tajima) August 6, 2018 To get better at something, you’ve got to practice.
COME ON ENGLAND! #ENGBEL #WorldCup2018 #worldcup Illustration: @SteveScott2000 pic.twitter.com/S01WnPZuAe — Jelly London (@JellyLondon) June 28, 2018 After nearly a month, the 2018 World Cup has come to a close. Each game leading up to France's victory over Croatia in the final has had its share of excitement. However, what has happened off the field has been just as interesting, including statement-making soccer jerseys, footage of considerate fans, and a fantastic collection of World Cup illustrations.
Many of today's finest artists practice age-old crafts like calligraphy and hand-lettering.
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Many of us have grown up loving Disney animated films. They are classics in our eyes, and we’ve come to know the characters so well that they feel real to us. Since 2011, artist Jirka Väätäinen has made this fantasy a reality by recreating Disney characters so that they actually look like real people. Gone are their stylized features; Väätäinen’s faithful renderings have characteristics like windswept hair, beard stubble, and freckles.
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Connecticut-based artist Brian Owens creates large-scale oil pastel drawings of flowers.
While some artists are trained in their crafts, others seem to be born with an innate talent and creative drive. At two-years-old, Serbian child prodigy Dušan Krtolica began drawing as soon as he was old enough to hold a pencil. When we first discovered Krtolica’s work four years ago, aged 11, he was already showing immense talent.
Is it soar or sore? Led or lead?
London-based illustrator Jenni Sparks creates hand-drawn maps of major cities across the world.