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Jessie Marion King (1875 – 1949) was a well-known Scottish illustrator who specialised in children’s books. She also painted pottery and crafted bookplates, jewellery, and fabric. King was a member of the Glasgow Girls, a collective of female artists.Read More →

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Keith Haring was best known for his graffiti-like painting, initially on the black paper used to cover discontinued billboard advertisements in the New York subway. After after a feverish 1980’s style career of surging popular success and grudging critical attention, Haring died of AIDS in 1991 at the age of 31.Read More →

Mess Tattoos moved from Istanbul to London to work as a full-time tattoo artist. Creatively submerging into the depths of Modernism—“my thoughts are shaped by the Art Movements. I moved from the lines of Futurism to my reinterpretations. The concept behind this art movement such as speed and expressionism, lead me to reaching the contemporary interpretation of my works.” And he gives other examples: “I shaped my designs as Picasso’s with details which are involved in Cubism; Léger, with his industrial lines in Futurism movement; Malevich with his approach to colours; Mondrian and his minimalist approach to the forms.”Read More →

The tattoos artist Lena Lu , creates graphical stunning compositions. Her style is a subtle mix of modern and ancient techniques. Her ability is to combine some more traditional elements, like botanical and nature inspired illustrations, with more pop art draws : some jeeps, coca-cola cans and event plastic bags !Read More →

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Phoebe Anna Traquir (1852 – 1936) was an Irish-born artist who rose to international prominence as an illustrator, painter, and embroiderer in Scotland’s Arts and Crafts movement. Murals, embroidery, enamel jewellery, and book illuminations were among her works. She was the first woman to be elected to the Royal Scottish Academy in 1920.Read More →

The pointillism artist Nicholas Baker, based in Salt Lake City, creates a beautiful, nature-inspired art made up of millions of small, hand-drawn dots. Dot by dot, Baker drew an impressive detailed illustration using only black ink pens. Not only does each monochrome drawing provide an impressive amount of detail, but it also provides perfect shadow and light tones. We all know it takes time to perfect a craft, but probably still beyond your imagination, the time required to complete a drawing like the one mentioned below. Baker spent a tedious 160 hours stippling a portrait of an elephant in one specific piece, featuring wrinkled skin, a cracked tusk, and encrusted crystal formations.Read More →

Aušrinė Pudževytė

Aušrinė Pudževytė is a painter and interior designer. She makes illustrations in cups of coffee. She combines photography and her works in an abstract style. And we can say that the rendering is bluffing. Her work is to be discovered on Instagram and Facebook. She will launch soon her website.Read More →