Earlier this year, we introduced you to London-based illustrator Maxwell Tilse, who combines his love of drawing with his passion for traveling. Originally from Sydney, Australia, the 23-year-old travels Europe, documenting each city he visits with beautifully detailed pen and ink sketches. Now, as he prepares to leave London after living there for two years, he has released a new series of cut-out drawings that depict the city’s oldest pubs.
Cats never cease to delight us with their dashing good looks and penchant for striking just the right pose.
Being in a long-term relationship with someone isn’t all about grand romantic gestures.
British artist Olivia Kemp hand-draws incredibly detailed, large-scale works depicting European villages and forests, reimagined into mystical landscapes. She explains,“I draw in order to make sense of landscape but also to construct and remodel it.” Having completed residencies in Norway, Guernsey, and Scotland, Kemp says, “I build worlds and imaginary places that grow out of a need to interpret the sites that I have known, expanding and developing them across a page.
The ancient art of hand lettering has thrived even in the age of typing and texting.
For an introvert, the weekend is best spent alone.
Phil Thompson is an illustrator “who also happens to love running.” His dedication goes the distance (literally) and he has completed one of the most challenging types of races—the marathon. It was during the first of these competitions that he got the idea to create his own illustrated marathon map.
Have you ever wondered about the meanings of traditional sailor tattoos?
When it comes to creating art, getting started is often the hardest part.
The adage of there being “two kinds of people in the world” seems even more true nowadays, and no one more cleverly illustrates this than João Rocha. His hilarious ongoing series called 2 Kinds of People shows the little ways that folks are different. While they might seem insignificant, these quirks speak volumes about someone—and are certain to evoke strong opinions no matter how banal.
Ask any curly-haired person and they'll tell you that their coif has a mind all its own.
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