Tokio Storefront Watercolor Illustrations telling a Story of the Past Times

Nothing tells a story of one city as its Architecture. Even though Japan is super developed in many ways and modern buildings rise on every corner, old storefronts like these are real gems. When Mateusz Urbanowicz aka. Mattō moved to Tokio years ago he was surprised that he encountered so many old shops still in business. Earthquake ...

Stories told by Leaves – Botanical Paintings by Jess Shepherd

People say that single moment in time can define your entire future. This defining moment for talented artist Jess Shepherd, aka Inky Leaves, happened in July 2014. At the time she felt that the condition of a leaf told her own story and decided to keep it. Painting this scruffy leaf gave birth to special addiction, which later became ...

Watercolor Botanical Illustrations by Dana Martin – Paintbrush of creation

Watercolor is unique medium to work with. Its translucent nature and uncertainty that goes with it leaves room for most wonderful accidents, as well as dire mistakes you learn to live with. You cannot restrain the water flow, or subdue the intense pigment that tends to spread across the wet surface. That is why it is ...

Surreal Animal Visions of Jenny Schukin evoking Spirits of the Forest

I recently discovered an amazing talent that I want to share with you guys. Her name is Jenny Schukin, and she is Russian artist and graphic design student currently residing in Israel. Her ongoing art collection I am sharing with you today focuses on surreal animal visions. These mix media pieces are mostly created using watercolors, pastels ...

Mesmerizing Coffee Paintings by Tammie Wales – Best way to start your day!

Tammie Wales, artist currently living on Alaska, creates wonderful Coffee Paintings that will brighten up your day. She paints using exclusively 100% real coffee. This tasty technique quite resembles watercolor painting or ink and water on paper. This gives Tammie a wide variety of styles and themes that she can pursue. Most of her art is inspired by animal ...

Peel the layers of your subconsciousness with Neo-Symbolism art of Yuri Kabisher

Many of us feel that modern day society needs to change. Some sort of wakeup call would be in order. Wouldn't you agree? However, every great change needs to come from within. Yuri Kabisher created surreal series of incredible Neo-Symbolism paintings to spark that thought exactly. Only way this would happen is by comprehending the meticulous structure of our ...

Stories told with help of cutest Surreal Creatures – Whimsical Illustrations by Vorja Sánchez

Freelance illustrator from Barcelona, Vorja Sánchez,  has just begun working as a full-time artist in the last few months. And he is currently wrapping up work on an illustrated book. How fascinating, right? Whimsical Illustrations he creates portray humorous looking critters and surreal animal portraits. On the other hand, his bird illustrations seem to depict vide spectrum of ...

Eternal Dance between Darkness and Light – Surreal Ink Drawings by Vasil Nedelchev

As a designer, and art enthusiast I always try to remember the KISS acronym (Keep it simple, stupid!). Simplicity and art go hand in hand, as proven multiple times throughout history by number of people. We just love those simple shapes and contrast. It is something we can discern with just a glimpse of our ...

Expressive Watercolor Portraits conveying Inner World of Women

Mark Twain once said: “What would men be without women? Scarce, sir...mighty scarce.” All of us can agree to that to the full extent. Many artists lean to the female form in their artwork, but being able to capture true emotion of the moment is something else entirely. Delicate yet articulate and strong personalities of women are ...

Surreal Beasts of Hannah Faith Yata, and Where to Find Them!

For someone who is not used to surrealism these paintings may look like a super strong psychedelic experience. Therefore, for a moment there you might think you are hallucinating from taking a huge dose of DMT. But I promise you, there is no stronger psychedelic than art! Our minds are one powerful tool, and artists ...