Seoul-based artist Lee Me Kyeoung finds beauty in unexpected places. Her ongoing series of delicate pen drawings capture the quaint convenience stores of South Korea that often go overlooked. Nestled in green surroundings and sparkling with personality, these illustrations document small businesses that are slowly dying out. Each of Kyeoung's drawings features a unique storefront and the few plants that frame it set against a blank white background.
Some cities feel like they are a part of you.
When beginning a drawing, most creatives will naturally seek out a new sheet of paper.
Whether you're from a city or a small coastal town, the location of your home has a major impact on your life. Artist Ed Fairburn highlights the relationship between people and places through his ongoing series of drawings made on vintage maps. He uses his masterful skills to merge human portraits with the existing layout of towns and cities, seamlessly expressing the way in which our environment shapes who we are.
Using a pen and paper, artist Rob Strati mends broken sentimental plates.
It's not always easy to understand how certain drawings are made.
Sometimes art has a funny way of flattering people. An artist known as Ballpoint Papi (aka @Tw1tterPicasso) started sharing less than perfect portraits of strangers back in 2016. Characterized by their major physical distortions, hasty gestural style, and charming humor, the portraits quickly became sought after. Fans of the artist flooded the comments with requests for their own contorted portraits, to which Ballpoint Papi seemed to oblige.
Artist Rafael Araujo expresses his love of nature through geometry.
UK-based artist Ed Fairburn commemorates the connection between people and places in his unconventional illustrations.
For most of us, it takes time to discover what we truly love. One child in England, however, found his passion at a remarkably young age, and is continuing to wow people with his talent. A 12-year-old named Joe Whale, better known as The Doodle Boy, has become famous for his whimsical doodle art.
Architecture is one of the most meticulous things that you can sketch.
It's easy to be baffled by the art of James Nolan Gandy at first glance.