Instagram is a fascinating platform. Not only to stroll and explore accounts but also to find remarkably interesting artists – beside the selfie industry.
I started using instagram very late due to lack of interest. I didn’t know what a beautiful thing it can be and by now I use it nearly every day to find new inspiration, to support and encourage the people behind my favourite accounts.
I have a new follower. And I can only enthrust this account to you.
A black ghost travelling and haunting places? mr.black.boo is photography from Moscow, Russia
When you shoot film, it happens once in a while that the first frame is just half the image you captured.
Suna Coskan is a graphic designer residing in Berlin, Germany. She started using pictures from magizines and now assembling her own pictures with a spirograph. For more check monkeypistol or whateverhippie.tumblr.com
Albín Brunovský was a Slovak painter, graphic artist, lithographer, illustrator and considered one of the greatest Slovak painters of the 20th century. He died in January 1997 in Bratislava, Slovakia
The Hložník School, where he studied under Prof. Vincent Hložník from 1955 to 1961, was known for its high artistic and technical preparation in graphic arts.
1981 he was appointed as a professor, creating his own engraving school.
Tri Princezne V Belasej Skale (Bratislava: Mladé letá, 1972), owns the title of being the “most disturbing children’s book of all time.” It has about ten full-color plates and countless black/white/green illustrations.
“Can you combine Rembrandt, Caravaggio and Hello Kitty?
Cesar Santos can.” – Juxtapoz
Cesar Santos was born in 1982.
He studied at Miami Dade College, then attended the New World School of the Arts.
He then completed the “Fundamental Program in Drawing and Painting” at the Angel Academy of Art in Florence.
Santos combines both, classical and modern interpretations, within one painting.
From Renaissance to Modernism, his creations are harmonic, provocative and dramatic at the same time.
“In a suggestive and theatrical way I seek to raise questions, to entice one to probe the imagery that I present and attempt to decipher its meaning.”
Rainbath Visual, aka Reuben Sawyer is an illustrator, who works mainly in black & white using basic materials such as pen, sharpie, india ink, acrylic and sometimes spray paint. He is responsible for the artwork of bands like Deafheaven, Altar of Plagues, Ash Borer, WITTR and many others.
The illustrations are detailed and the lines build abstract forms.. Reubens main influence is the study of the natural world and its relation to the subconscious, so his works are mainly showing nature and animals, often with a frame of solid space around a central image. Nature and the universe, in the middle of all.
“..like the Earth floats in a vast empty vacuum of Dark Matter.” -www.cvltnation.com
Born on 13 May 1987, Ian Permana is a very talented illustrator from Bandung, Indonesia.
Check one of his internet appearances: Iannocent on Bahance.
I asked him for a little interview to get to know him and the way he is working much better. And here we are.
What means Iannocent, always wanted to know how you got your name.
I can discern Innocent – is that right?
That’s right, iannocent is from innocent, a long time ago my nickname was “Innocent”,
but my friend said “the name will be more interesting if you combine your name (Ian) with innocent”.
My name is Ian + Innocent = Iannocent, that’s the story behind my nickname, thanks to my friend Alfatoni for the idea.
Tell me about your hometown: How is your life as an artist in Bandung, Indonesia?
In my city all people like beauty, art, street art, and music. Many creative people live here.
An inspiration for me is the illustration community I joined in. The name is ACEKING SKETCH SQUAD (ASS). You find many
different styles of drawing – it’s awesome.
For me as an artist it is just a little disappointing, because you don’t get a real appreciation for your work, so I must work very hard to get enough money and keep the loyalty towards my artwork.
When and why did you start drawing and illustrating? Has your work already developed yet?
I like to draw. When I was a child, I liked drawing Songoku, Bezita, and Frezer – that are characters from my favorite anime “DRAGONBALL Z”.
Back in the days I loved to draw animes, but now my drawing grew with many references, many styles, and many artists, so this is my style now.
Yeah, my work developes until now, I’m still working on my technique and learn how to issue a concept for my artwork.
There are so many ways one can connect with people, but what motivates you to build relationships through an art making process?
I just ask, because I saw that you already worked with ELFT, another artist from Indonesia (“Elft x Iannocent”). Can we expect more?
I like to post pictures of the drawing-process. The process is the story of my drawing, and actually will be my history. I really appreciate the process.
I like to share every drawing-process, I hope that many people around the world appreciate the process too and maybe this connects us.
ELFT is a friend from my community. We always talk about the illustration world or draw together.
I asked him to collaborate on some artwork, but only the “opening artwork” is finished now.
The main artwork still is in progress, because he’s really busy. I want to collaborate with other artist from another city or country.
Do you have any other artist you would like to work with?
Yes sure, I want collab with Oliver DZO, PEZ Artwork, Mymutas, Aaron Horkey (he’s my main inspiration), and many more..
Is there anything you consistently draw inspiration from and what is your work about?
I consistently like drawing animals, so my work is about “Natural Anger”. A lot of people who destroy nature for their personal needs, but do not realize that it is a quick way to ruin ones life.
What’s the best, or even the worst thing about being an artist?
The best about being an artist for me is that we can work with our imagination, to make the Earth a not saturate.
There is no worst thing about being an artist. For me drawing is the best thing to do and it is the best thing in my life.