In the name of irony

Check out the amazing and ironical illustrations by Pawła Kuczyńskiego. Little is known about the artist, except that he likes to insert social and political issues into his drawings, mixing different ideas to provoke thoughts about slavery, ambition, consumerism, politics, pollution, depression, among others. See below for some of his works: Via   Suggested by…

Chalk God?

On October 12th, Mr. Hou published some images of his 3D chalk drawings in a popular Chinese virtual forum. Since then, he’s been called the Chalk God by people from all over the world. For the artist, this blowing success was an enormous surprise. After all, the only reason he did those incredible drawings in…

Pencil-drawn magazine covers

Moved by the idea that his generation has never done anything new, John Paul Thurlow took action and developed the Covers project. It consists of a series of pencil-drawn artworks based on the covers of his favorite magazines and publications, which serve as a starting point to much more personal versions. The idea behind it…

Jacob Livengood

Jacob Livengood is a painter and illustrator based in San Diego, USA. Heavily influenced by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gary Baseman, graphic novels and toy art – references present on his works -, he creates paintings and drawings that seem sweet and cheerful on the surface, but reveal bitter themes and situations underneath. Using vivid…

Psychedelic chalk animals

All made with chalk, the drawings created by Philip Baudelocque lends to Paris’ streets a little psychedelia. Painted over dark backgrounds, the illustrations depict animals made of different geometric shapes, textures and abstract forms. Even though each part has its own specific style, when put together they result in amazing compositions, highlighted by the contrast…

Caricature and Realism

Sebastian Krüger, a master in caricatures, has been creating incredible versions of personalities from around the world since the 80’s. Sophia Loren, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jack Nicholson and Bill Clinton are just a few of the famous people humorously depicted by the American artist, who seems to have a crush on musicians, considering the memorable works…

The art of observation

Thirty Days Immediate Inference (30DII) is the name of the experimental project by artists Neža Agnes Momirski and Reno Voet, in which they combined drawing, sculpture, photography and graphic design. The project was conceived by a simple yet intense idea: the artists would spend 30 days observing each other and creating a setup for an…

Drawing on dirty cars

It’s not hard to find those dull “wash me, please” messages on dirty cars. But American artist Scott Wade makes better use of the dirty windows of unwashed cars, creating detailed drawings on these unusual surfaces using his fingers and a few brushes. The project is called Dirty Car Art. Seems like a good reason…