Posts Tagged ‘drawing’
The universal symbol of coffee – a Starbucks paper cup – seldom has any more drawings on it than a marker-written name on it. Not sure if Tomoko Shintani from Japan was inspired by this empty space, or just because you always wanna play around with something while chilling with a coffee, but her Starbucks cups became part of whimsical and cartoonish drawings.
If you watch a children’s cartoon or remember a childhood fairytale, you’re bound to feel a rush of positive emotions. That’s exactly what you feel after seeing the cute pictures by Marta Altes, who combines simple pen drawings with bits of pencil shavings. This children´s book illustrator with a Cambridge degree found a way to make something beautiful out of what most of us would consider trash.
Try drawing a piece of crumpled paper so well that it would make people want to try and straighten it. While my attempts go as far as making me want to crumble the very paper I drew on, American illustrator Mark Crilley takes only a couple of minutes to replicate things so realistically one can hardly believe it’s not a photograph.
Aspara pencil manufacturers from Mumbai, India found a creative way to help the customers choose from a pile. The company in cooperation with the artist Vipin Baria from Delhi, India created an advertising campaign communicating that Aspara drawing pencils make pictures come alive. Vipin Baria drew several portraits reacting to the pencil, moving over their faces. The unique idea is definitely eye caching and puts a smile on one‘s face.
SAY IT is a new clothing brand that needs your help in order to produce the upcoming first collection, with minimalistic and geometric designs. The first collection is inspired in geometry as a simple abstract form of beauty. Manipulating simple and abstract shapes SAY IT builds an expressive visual universe that illustrate urban clothing for men and woman with an original taste, modern, abstract, simple but powerful. To produce this collection, SAY IT launched a crowdfunding campaign in Indiegogo to raise the necesary funds to afford all the expenses related to the launch of this first collection. Please visit the page and support this project. As a reward you will get some of this cool T´shirts and you will be the among the first wearing them.
American artist Joe Fenton dedicated 10 months of his life to create a single drawing. Ten hours a day, 7 days a week, 8ft across & 5ft high. He started working with an 0.5 mechanical pen and finished with ink and acrylic.