Kunstformen der Natur Plates from Ernst Haeckel's Kunstformen der Natur (Artforms of nature) (1904) Ordered by plate number. 2. Thalamphora 8. 'Pokémayans' - Pokémons Drawn In the Style of Ancient Mayan Art Mexico-based artist Mona draws Pokémons in the style of ancient Mayan art. And, he calls them ‘Pokémayans‘. See many more of these over on Mona’s tumblr. Artist – Mona monarobot.tumblr.com
Imaginative Character Concepts + Illustrations by Giovanni Castro AKA Nigio Giovanni Castro aka Nigio is a Spain-based freelance graphic artist with unbounded imagination and creativity. He uses a combination of traditional and digital media – pencil on paper to create the line art, and Photoshop and Painter for adding colors – to create his detail-rich illustrations and fictional character concepts that are easily recognizable by his very distinctive drawing / painting style. Artist – Giovanni Castro nigio.blogspot.com
A Tattoo Artist Colored In His 4-Year-Old Daughter's Line Drawing. The Results Were Pretty Epic. Fred Giovannitti is an industrial equipment inventor, but when he isn't helping to protect the world's marine ecosystems, he colors. His art is both a professional endeavor -- Giovannitti, who lives in Delaware with his family, owns a tattoo parlor in Las Vegas that he works at ten days out of each month -- and a hobby. In addition to creating unique tattoo designs, the father of two has taken to filling in his kids' drawings with remarkable results. It all started with a picture Giovannitti's then 4-year-old daughter, Sofia, gave him to take on one of his trips. He explained to HuffPost via e-mail: My children like to draw me pictures for my trip so I can keep them close to me while I'm away.
Paintings by Lou Ros Self-taught artist Lou Ros began his career by tagging walls and buildings with friends at the age of 17. Now 26, he’s exhibiting his paintings worldwide with no less than seven upcoming group and solo exhibitions in Miami, New York, Paris and elsewhere. Some of the pieces above are from his Faces series, many of which were shown at an exhibition earlier this spring at Tache Gallery. (via art fixx) Calendar 2012 by Irina Vinnik With the new year approaching, I am excited to represent a new Calendar. This limited edition of the yearbook called “The Eyes of Imagination” is a deep insight into my intangible imaginary world, which I’ve tried to perceive & depict. Each page portrays the spirit of the month as I see it. All of these drawing were created in 2011 and you might have already seen some of them in my sketchbook – it’s my annual report for those who love my paintings. Official website You might also like
Brilliant Satirical Artwork by Pawel Kuczynski May 10, 2012 Pawel Kuczynski is a Polish artist that specializes in satirical illustration. Born in 1976 in Szczecin, Poland, he graduated with a graphics degree from the Fine Arts Academy in Poznan. Collage Car Crash Artist Patrick Bremer has created works of art using cutouts of magazines and books. Artwork © Patrick Bremer Link via Dudecraft Illustrator draws faces, lets 4-year-old draw bodies, ends up with adorably weird art [14 pics] When artist Mica Angela Hendricks got a new sketch book a while back, her 4-year-old daughter was insistent upon being able to try it out herself. Hendricks tried to say no, but her daughter used a phrase on her mom that she must have heard a few times herself… If you can’t share, we might have to take it away… Well, that did the trick and Hendricks her little girl finish one of the characters she’d started in the new sketchbook. This turned out to be an accidental stroke of genius. Hendricks now regularly draws faces for her daughter to finish.
Early Movie Concept Art: Scrapped Depictions from ‘Dark Knight Rises,’ ‘Twilight’ and More It’s no secret we’re a little more than obsessed with early movie concept art and discovering how some of our favorite characters could have been rendered on the big screen, so don’t you think it’s time we went in for another deep dive into the film archives? What would Bane from ‘The Dark Knight Rises‘ have looked like with a mask more attune with the comic and cartoon imaginings? Or Loki, who’s become a favorite among cosplayers since ‘The Avengers‘ took over the 2012 summer blockbuster slot?
271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit about the use of color in painting, but would go on to explain how to create certain hues and change the tone by adding one, two, or three parts of water. The premise sounds simple enough, but the final product is almost unfathomable in its detail and scope.