Vancouver-based artist Wendy Tsao turns children’s drawings into real-life plush toys. Tsao began in 2007 by creating a plush version of a self-portrait that her 4-year-old son kept drawing. After seeing how excited he got at recognizing the creation as one inspired by his own work, Tsao started a business by accepting other kids’ drawings as well.
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A project called “Grey Power” by Design Academy Eindhoven student Yoni Lefevre challenges our prejudices against our elders by showing that elders can be as hip and fun as young people.Lefevre gathered four children, ages 10-11, and asked them to draw a picture of their grandparents just how they imagined them to be. She then asked the seniors to pose for photographs arranged according to the children’s drawings.
Incredibly talented Italian artist Marcello Barenghi has a habit of creating mind-bending hyper-realistic mixed-media drawings that are sometimes indistinguishable from photographs.
Italian artist Ester Roi, currently based in Southern California, has been drawing and painting rocks in water for several years already, and it’s hard to believe her drawings are not photographs!
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.