Illustration

What Does Your Sketchbook Say About You?

The sketchbook: it is probably the first thing you buy in architecture school, and, the thing you hold on to most dearly. It is one of the most …

Yoko Ono forces Yoko Mono bar in Germany to change its name

Yoko Ono has won a lawsuit against a small business whom she accused of profiting off her name.<p>A court in Germany has ruled that the Yoko Mono bar in Hamburg must change its name as “it was sufficiently likely that an observer would surmise some kind of link between Ms. Ono and the bar,” according …

Yoko Ono

This Is What “Stranger Things” Characters Would Look Like As Toys

We’ve already written about “Stranger Things” products and concepts that every fan would instantly fall in love with, and these designs definitely …

Stranger Things

Greek myths and retro graphics feature in Gucci 2017 gift book

Gucci continues to surprise and delight with its creative collaborations. The fashion house – led by creative director Alessandro Michele – has …

I Paint With Tea To Create Steampunk Art

I’ve been a fan of steampunk ever since I was introduced to it while working on the film, Atlantis the lost empire. I was looking for ways to create …

Tea

London Gifts

Set of 4 London art prints with a red phone box, a black cab, an umbrella, and a cup of tea with a Union Jack flag.<p>See More<p>London bag with iconic …

Adorable

Cutaway illustration of a film camera reveals iconic movie scenes

This might be Dorothy’s best print yet: a cutaway view of the Arriflex 35 IIC camera used extensively by directors like Stanley Kubrick but the guts …

Stanley Kubrick

4 Inspired Fountain Pens with the Write Stuff

These new pens from Montegrappa, David Oscarson, Montblanc, and Graff von Faber-Castell explore a range of diverse themes.<p>A beautifully conceived, …

Herge drawing of Tintin and Snowy sells for €500,000 in Paris auction

"Original Tintin works are today becoming more and more rare at auction," said one expert.<p>A colour drawing by legendary Belgian cartoonist Herge …

How “Blade Runner” Artist Syd Mead Designed The City Of 2049

Syd Mead brought neo-futurism to the big screen in 1982. At 84, he’s done it again in Blade Runner 2049.<p>Even if most people don’t know Syd Mead by name, his work–and the work of other concept and industrial designers deeply influenced by his art–has left a definitive imprint on how we envision the …

Science Fiction

British Artist Draws NYC Skyline From Memory

Over the years, we’ve seen some fantastic drawings, maps, and homages to New York City. But one of the most recent additions to the collection is …

Australian Artist's Hilarious Drawings of Rappers Are Going Viral - XXL

There's an artist out of Wollongong, Australia whose drawings of hip-hop artists have garnered attention worldwide. His name is Corey Eyles, but he's …

Viral

Sketching for clues: Why some Sask. police forces still draw suspects

RCMP released a sketch of a suspect in late October that garnered a lot of attention on social media<p>When it comes to composite sketches of crime …

Graf von Faber-Castell Introduces Pen Of The Year 2018

As we slide into the final months of 2017, it’s always exciting to look ahead and see what’s on the pen horizon. Graf von Faber-Castell, for example, has recently introduced its Pen of the Year 2018, offering a sneak peek at what’s in store for the new year.<p>You may remember that the Pen of the Year …

Books about grief and loss

<b>Jonathan Meres, Illustrated by Hannah Coulson</b><br>Barrington Stoke<p>Sherman is fascinated by the moon - all the more so because he knows someone who has …

Books

Norman Rockwell exhibit opens in northern Alabama

American artist Norman Rockwell spent much of his career dismissed by the serious art world as a creator of cliched, sentimental images used on the …

Entertainment

Original illustration works go on display in Shanghai[1]

A visitor views illustrations at the Shanghai Baoshan International Folk Arts Exposition in Shanghai, Nov 15, 2017. [Photo/IC]<p>The "2017 Original …

News (China)

Discover the surreal Gucci artist inspired by Spirited Away

Ignasi Monreal took inspiration from film, mythology and the Italian brand’s HQ for his latest project<p>The end of the year is fast-approaching but Gucci has not let that slow down its output, yesterday announcing its new gift-giving campaign.<p>Since Alessandro Michele took over the helm of the Italian …

Drool Over Legendary Poster Artist Drew Struzan's Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein Art - Bloody Disgusting

We belong… dead.<p>At MondoCon earlier this month, <b>Drew Struzan</b> – the man responsible for a handful of the most iconic movie posters of all time, …

Horror Movies

How fan art can get you paid

Creating fan art is a popular way for artists to show their appreciation for a subject they love. You only have to glance at sites like DeviantArt or …

Super Mario

Mattias Adolfsson’s Wildly Intricate Sketchbook and Doodle Artworks | Colossal

<p>Like a mad hybrid of <i>Where’s Waldo</i> meets <i>Dr. Seuss</i>—with healthy doses of absurdity and science fiction—Swedish illustrator Mattias Adolfsson …

Anja Salonen's latest works question what shape an exhibition should take

Despite not being able to visit artist Anja Salonen’s latest show <i>New Dimensions in Recreation</i> as it’s over in Los Angeles, the images alone are …

Art

A chance to see the Moomins’ creator for the genius she really was: Tove Janssons reviewed

Her early work as a graphic artist are striking and her illustrations for The Hobbit and Lewis Carroll are a revelation in this Dulwich Picture Gallery exhibition<p>Tove Jansson, according to her niece’s husband, was a squirt in size and could rarely be persuaded to eat, preferring instead to smoke …

Books

Thomas and Lawrence Slater return with sculptures and 100 cheeky illustrations for their new show

Thomas Slater is a London-based illustrator whose cheeky drawings we’ve been championing since the halycon days of 2013. Tom’s personality packed …

Art

Ink & Drink: Calligraphy Edition

Event Details<p><b>Date:</b> November 20, 2017<p><b>Time:</b> 6:30pm - 9:00pm<p><b>Location:</b> Wild Rice at River Market, 810 Quayside Drive, New West<p><b>Website:</b> Visit the event's …

New Westminster

The best Christmas gifts for illustrators

For this special round-up, I took a look at my own holiday shopping list, and I asked fellow artists and illustrators what was on theirs. Let's take …

Apple Pencil

Watercolor Illustrations That Trace the Dark and Light Elements of Storybook Myths by Amber Ma | Colossal

<p>New York-based artist and illustrator Amber Ma subtly integrates elements of darkness into her fantasy-based illustrations. Her inspirations are …

Highly Detailed Close-Ups of Amazing Hyper Realistic Pencil Drawings

Kohei Ohmori is a 22-year-old artist from Japan who has been garnering buzz online for his amazing, hyper realistic pencil drawings. The artist …

Amazing

Mica Warren’s busy illustrations combine block colours and abstract shapes

“The first paid commission I did was a life-size painting of Jesus for the church beside my school, I got a cheque from the school for something like …

Calvin and Hobbes

Electrifying Digital Art for Rock in Rio Music Festival

Raphael FS shared a quite awesome digital art project on his Behance profile. It's a project for the Rock in Rio festival, which is a super popular …

Digital Art