Illustrations Archive

Brain On Vacation – Illustrations by John Holcroft

John Holcroft is a prolific illustrator from the UK. His work has a vintage look and feel but with modern undertones. John studied Graphic Design at Sheffield, England. He started working with illustrations in the early 1990s. Unlike most artists who stick with one style, John has reinvented his more than half a dozen times […]

Storybook Illustrations by Varya Kolesnikova

Varya Kolesnikova creates fanciful illustrations for Children’s storybooks. She has a simple, yet cinematographic way of presenting the characters in her illustrations. Her work makes favorite childhood characters come alive. The compositions leave a deep impression with youngsters. She lives and works in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Eclectic – Pencil Portraits by Eajna

Eajna belongs to the growing roster of talented, yet mysterious artists who populate the realm of deviantART. She is known only by her handle “Eajna”. The only other thing we know about her is that she  hails from Hungary. Regardless of her lack of personal information, her talent clearly shows through her excellent graphite and […]

Ravaged Mountains – Artwork by Yang Yongliang

Yang Yongliang was born in 1980 in Shanghai, China. He is well-known for his black and white photographic collages depicting the devastating effects of uninhibited industrialization and urbanization. At first glance, his work looks like a peaceful traditional Chinese painting, a closer look would reveal mountains chock-full of factories, buildings, and machinery. Three of his […]

Antiheroes – Surreal Portraits by Alexandre Salles

Alexandre Salles is an illustrator who specializes in airbrushing, animation, digital paintings, scientific illustration, and sculpture. He has a Bachelor in Arts degree with specialization in design and has worked as a professional illustrator since 1991. He is also known as “axlsalles” on the web. Alexandre is a big fan of comic and video games […]

More Than We Can Chew – Illustrations by Sarah Jane Szikora

To say that artist Sarah Jane Szikora had a troubled childhood would be an understatement. She had eye surgery at the age of four and struggled with an eating disorder in her teens. Inspired by her past and encouraged by her parents, Sarah became an artist. She has been working as a freelance illustrator since […]

Case In Point – Street Art by Andreas von Chrzanowski

Andreas von Chrzanowski is a street artist from East Germany. He is also one of the four members of the Maclaim Crew. The group is known for their photorealistic spray can art scattered throughout Germany. Andreas’ work usually involves animals, or people, or . He likes to take them out of context and change them […]

Windows to the Soul – Pencil Portraits by Olga Melamory Larionova

Olga Melamory Larionova, a.k.a. FairyARTos, is a Russian artist whose realistic drawings put photographs to shame. She does most of her work with pens but her pencils are just as impressive, if not more so. Her drawings create a certain emotional pull within the viewers, urging them to look at her work a little longer. […]

The Force – Illustrations by Darren Tan

Darren Tan is the real person behind the tongue-tangling handle Wraithdt. He is one of the artists at Imaginary Friends Studios who did the visually stunning illustrations for the new Star Wars Essential Reader’s Companion. It’s not that hard to guess that Wraithdt is a Star Wars fan himself. You’d have to be to pay […]

The Magic Pill – Scratchboard Illustrations by Michael Halbert

Scratchboard illustrations are created by etching a design on thin China clay covered with black India ink using a sharp knife. Multiple layers of colored clay may be used along with aluminum foil. The result is highly detailed, precise and even textured artwork. Michael Halbert’s work is an expert in this field and has created […]

An Eye for Beauty – Graphic Design by Gracie Padron

Gracie Padron is currently majoring in Fine Arts with an emphasis on Traditional Painting and Graphic Design at the Florida International University. She was born in Cuba and describes herself as “an artist by day, writer by night”. On the internet, she is known for her Romanesqua Shadow fine art photography as well as her […]

A Brain Is For Eating – Illustrations by Scott Brundage

Scott Brundage is a Connecticut-born artist who currently lives and works in New York City. He is currently working on a children’s book entitled “A Brain Is For Eating” written from the point of view of a zombie illustrator for young zombies where people are just packaging for food. When not making a children’s book […]

Reineke Fuchs – Illustrations by Skia

Skia is crazy about foxes. She describes herself as fox addicted. Unsurprisingly, most of her illustrations feature her favorite animal but there is a couple that doesn’t involve a fox. As a child, she was the leader of a gang called “Die schlauen Füchse” (The clever Foxes). Furthermore, the initials of her real name are […]

Lovers in the Moonlight – Illustrations by Thanos Tsilis

Thanos Tsilis is a Greece based artist who loves to paint dynamic compositions. The subject of his work is rather eclectic and each new one is bound to be a surprise. He somehow manages to fuse realism with a cartoonish style of drawing. Dedicated tourists from the past, lovers, Santa, elves, a Vampire, and Altair […]

A Minimalistic Look at Man’s Best Friend – Illustrations by Josh Brill

Josh Brill graduated from Maine College of Art with a degree in New Media Design. His minimalist, geometric portraits of dogs has made quite an impact on the internet. Even limited to geometric shapes, the different dog breeds are perfectly recognizable. He has also made a similar series featuring birds. Lumadessa, Josh’s art and design […]

Ads With Attitude- Art by Max Kostenko

Max Kostenko is a character designer from Moscow. He has worked with some of the biggest brand names in the world including VISA, Wallstreet Journal, Mercedes, Volkswagen, and Chanel. Looking at his work, you can certainly see why they’d hire him. His art is fanciful and yet, goes straight to the point. It also has […]

A Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead – Illustrations by Zippo514

If you’re a fan of the series A Game of Thrones, you won’t need to take a second look at zippo514’s art to recognize Pyk, John Snow, and White Walkers. His digital renditions of the characters and scenes from the famous HBO series are spot-on. He has an illustration of Shane from the Walking Dead […]

Reaching For The Stars – Illustrations by FictionChick

Anyone with a spark of imagination can easily recognize FictionChicks digital illustrations. They’re simply stuff we imagined as kids: keeping a pet dragon, a painting coming to life, stepping into a book, and literally living in a tree. FC simply gave life to our childhood imagination in the most artistically accurate way. There’s a subtle […]

The Cuteness Factor – Adorable Critters by Fabo

There’s cute, and there’s the next level of cute: Fabo’s creations. The generally round shape, and the big, soulful eyes strike your cuteness chord when you look at Fabo’s creations. Not only are his critters undeniably adorable, they convey a wide range of expressions too; from timid, to curious, to sad. His love for animals […]

Half and Half – Hybrids by Ivan Belikov

Ivan Belikov loves making illustrations just for himself. Most of his work does get turned into prints buts he loves doing them for the sake of creating. Isn’t that the point of art? Creation for the purpose of aesthetic pleasure and creative fulfillment. Ivan has a fast-growing number of followers in Behance, a testament to […]

Edward, Harry, and The Time Lord – Portraits by Alice X. Zhang

This guy looks uncannily like a young Hugh Jackman. Artist Alice X. Zhang calls this portrait “The Time Lord”. She also made kickass portraits of Edward Cullen and Harry Potter, but for me, they’re but a sad, second-best. Alice graduated from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design with a major in Graphic Design. After […]

A Noble Quest – Digital Art by Anndr

Anndr is one of the best digital artists in Ukraine. He has worked with some of the biggest international names in gaming; designing characters and background for a multitude of games. Photoshop CS5 is one of his main tools. Some of Anndr’s characters are androgynous while others are unmistakably female. Even the males are a […]

Through Her Eyes – Traditional Art by Isaiah Stephens

Isaiah Stephens had a troubled childhood and used drawing and writing as a means of expressing himself. A traditional artist, his drawings have a sketchy, and at the same time, realistic feel to them. Most of his subjects are women and his portraits does them justice. He currently lives in his hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts […]