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Animated Graphite Self-Portrait by T.S. Abe

Animated Graphite Self Portrait by T.S. Abe self portait gifs drawing animation

Animated Graphite Self Portrait by T.S. Abe self portait gifs drawing animation

UK-based fashion illustrator and artist T.S. Abe created this fantastic animated self-portrait from a series 15 individual graphite drawings. Abe says this is the first in a series of moving portraits she intends to draw and also mentions this is her first foray into animation. You can follower her most recent work on Tumblr.

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Perspective: Artist Zaria Forman Shares the Inspiration behind Her Large-Scale Pastel Waves and Icebergs

Perspective: Artist Zaria Forman Shares the Inspiration behind Her Large Scale Pastel Waves and Icebergs waves water pastel ice drawing documentary climate

Perspective: Artist Zaria Forman Shares the Inspiration behind Her Large Scale Pastel Waves and Icebergs waves water pastel ice drawing documentary climate

Perspective: Artist Zaria Forman Shares the Inspiration behind Her Large Scale Pastel Waves and Icebergs waves water pastel ice drawing documentary climate

As part of his ongoing Making Art series, filmmaker Jesse Brass sits down with artist Zaria Forman (previously) who discusses the inspiration and intent behind her giant pastel drawings of icebergs and ocean waves.

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Surreal Graphite Drawings by ‘Violaine & Jeremy’ Merge Nature and Humor

Surreal Graphite Drawings by Violaine & Jeremy Merge Nature and Humor surreal illustration drawing animals

Surreal Graphite Drawings by Violaine & Jeremy Merge Nature and Humor surreal illustration drawing animals

Surreal Graphite Drawings by Violaine & Jeremy Merge Nature and Humor surreal illustration drawing animals

Surreal Graphite Drawings by Violaine & Jeremy Merge Nature and Humor surreal illustration drawing animals

Surreal Graphite Drawings by Violaine & Jeremy Merge Nature and Humor surreal illustration drawing animals

Surreal Graphite Drawings by Violaine & Jeremy Merge Nature and Humor surreal illustration drawing animals

Surreal Graphite Drawings by Violaine & Jeremy Merge Nature and Humor surreal illustration drawing animals

Surreal Graphite Drawings by Violaine & Jeremy Merge Nature and Humor surreal illustration drawing animals

Violaine & Jeremy is a graphic design
and illustration studio based in Paris formed by Violaine Orsoni and Jeremy Schneider. The duo collaborate on a wide range of projects including the design and layout of Influencia magazine, indentity projects, and album covers. Among their best work are these astounding graphite drawings of quirky animals adorned with beards of wildlife and other unexpected characters. You can see much more over on Behance.

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Graphite Portraits of People Inconvenienced by Objects and Thoughts by Stefan Zsaitsits

Graphite Portraits of People Inconvenienced by Objects and Thoughts by Stefan Zsaitsits portraits illustration drawing

Graphite Portraits of People Inconvenienced by Objects and Thoughts by Stefan Zsaitsits portraits illustration drawing

Graphite Portraits of People Inconvenienced by Objects and Thoughts by Stefan Zsaitsits portraits illustration drawing

Graphite Portraits of People Inconvenienced by Objects and Thoughts by Stefan Zsaitsits portraits illustration drawing

Graphite Portraits of People Inconvenienced by Objects and Thoughts by Stefan Zsaitsits portraits illustration drawing

Graphite Portraits of People Inconvenienced by Objects and Thoughts by Stefan Zsaitsits portraits illustration drawing

Graphite Portraits of People Inconvenienced by Objects and Thoughts by Stefan Zsaitsits portraits illustration drawing

Graphite Portraits of People Inconvenienced by Objects and Thoughts by Stefan Zsaitsits portraits illustration drawing

The heads atop each of these surreal graphite portraits seem to act as a canvas in and of themselves, as entire scenes and landscapes spill forth from each oversized face. Drawn by Austrian artist Stefan Zsaitsits (previously), each piece seems to depict an individual who is literally or figuratively encumbered by animals, objects, or metaphorical thoughts. The works here are just sampling of new pieces created for a show at Galerie Lang Wien in Vienna and for Art Austria 2014. You can see all of his recent pieces over on Behance, and many of his collected drawings are available in his book, Headsongs.

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Animal Murals by Fiona Tang Appear to Leap from Gallery Walls

Animal Murals by Fiona Tang Appear to Leap from Gallery Walls trompe loeil optical illusion murals drawing animals

Animal Murals by Fiona Tang Appear to Leap from Gallery Walls trompe loeil optical illusion murals drawing animals

Animal Murals by Fiona Tang Appear to Leap from Gallery Walls trompe loeil optical illusion murals drawing animals

Animal Murals by Fiona Tang Appear to Leap from Gallery Walls trompe loeil optical illusion murals drawing animals

Animal Murals by Fiona Tang Appear to Leap from Gallery Walls trompe loeil optical illusion murals drawing animals

Animal Murals by Fiona Tang Appear to Leap from Gallery Walls trompe loeil optical illusion murals drawing animals

Animal Murals by Fiona Tang Appear to Leap from Gallery Walls trompe loeil optical illusion murals drawing animals

Vancouver-based artist Fiona Tang creates large-scale murals of animals using charcoal, chalk pastel, and acrylic on paper that at first glance appear 3D. Tang makes use of a technique called trompe l’oeil where shadows and perspective within the two dimensional drawing are used to trick the viewer into thinking the piece is three dimensional. Tang recently graduated from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and you can see more of her work over on Facebook. (via Juxtapoz, My Modern Met)

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New Photorealistic Illustration Videos of Everyday Objects by Marcello Barenghi

New Photorealistic Illustration Videos of Everyday Objects by Marcello Barenghi tutorial photorealism illustration drawing

New Photorealistic Illustration Videos of Everyday Objects by Marcello Barenghi tutorial photorealism illustration drawing

New Photorealistic Illustration Videos of Everyday Objects by Marcello Barenghi tutorial photorealism illustration drawing

New Photorealistic Illustration Videos of Everyday Objects by Marcello Barenghi tutorial photorealism illustration drawing

New Photorealistic Illustration Videos of Everyday Objects by Marcello Barenghi tutorial photorealism illustration drawing

Since we last visited with Italian illustrator and graphic designer Marcello Barenghi last year, his wildly popular YouTube channel has gone into overdrive with a new photorealistic drawing tutorial almost every week. From soda cans and body parts to games and insects, he skillfully renders each piece using colored pencils and markers resulting a final object that looks like it could be grabbed right off the page. See more of his 150+ drawings right here.

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Sundust: Striking Charcoal & Conté Portraits of Sun Goddesses by Sara Golish

Sundust: Striking Charcoal & Conté Portraits of Sun Goddesses by Sara Golish portraits illustration drawing Africa

Sundust: Striking Charcoal & Conté Portraits of Sun Goddesses by Sara Golish portraits illustration drawing Africa

Sundust: Striking Charcoal & Conté Portraits of Sun Goddesses by Sara Golish portraits illustration drawing Africa

Sundust: Striking Charcoal & Conté Portraits of Sun Goddesses by Sara Golish portraits illustration drawing Africa

Sundust: Striking Charcoal & Conté Portraits of Sun Goddesses by Sara Golish portraits illustration drawing Africa

Sundust is a new series of ten portraits of fictional sun goddesses by Toronto-based visual artist Sara Golish. Each piece is meticulously executed in charcoal, conté, and gold ink, and marks a distinct evolution in Golish’s style of portraiture. From her statement about the series which was unveiled at Brockton Collective during the summer solstice:

This year, Sara Golish marks this celebration [the summer solstice] with her new series SUNDUST, a salute to the fertility of the sun goddess through ten portraits of women from the continent most touched by the sun’s embrace – Africa. Compelled by the lack of female personified sun deities, Golish aims to revise and re-examine the male dominated sun god through the recasting of the past in order to re-envision the future. Released on the eve of summer solstice, the ladies of SUNDUST represent and celebrate all that is light, powerful, and life-giving.

A few of the originals are still available, and limited edition prints are for sale through her website. You can see all ten works with detailed descriptions over on Facebook. (via Gaks Designs)

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