Artist Victor Nunes combines every-day objects with simple illustrations to turn them into pictures of faces, animals and other playful scenes. His images invite us to look at the world differently and find creative images in our surroundings. Nunes’ art is a great example of pareidolia, which is our propensity to give meaning to random objects. It’s a very natural reaction to have, and it’s a fun creative spark to run with.
Posts Tagged ‘illustrations’
Most of us are familiar with makeup application as an everyday thing that women (and sometimes men) do to enhance their appearance. Professional Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, however, has elevated this everyday ritual into an art form. Her eye makeup designs go far beyond a simple touch-up – each is a miniature work of art in its own right. Some look like they might be a bit uncomfortable to wear, but others might go well with certain fancy outfits.
Equadorian artist Javier Perez has created a clever series of illustrations that combine his pen work with everyday objects to create cute combinations that you might not have thought of. In his illustrations, grapes can be balloons, staplers can be monsters, and notebook bindings can be teeth.
Polish illustrator Pawel Kuczynski cleverly uses satire to portray today’s social, political and cultural reality. At first sight his illustrations might seem funny, but when you look closer, they actually show some serious problems of today’s world.
Malaysian illustrator Tang Yau Hoong cleverly uses negative space to create fascinating illustrations that make you stop and think for a while. His works may look simple at first glance, but actually they are complicated puzzles that take some time to understand.
You’ve probably already seen the famous “Facebook version of you vs. Realistic version of you” image floating around Facebook, but I bet only a few of you checked out the website given in the watermark – comicalconcept.com. Luckily, I always tend to check and investigate where all the fun things are coming from and it was really worth it this time!
Israeli illustrator Noma Bar cleverly uses negative space to create some thought provoking illustrations. His artworks are so simple, yet so clever you can’t fail to be impressed. Born in 1973 in Israel, Noma graduated from Bezalel Academy of Art & Design in 2000. Since 2001, he has been working in London with a lot of big names and media outlets including: Vodafone, Coca Cola, BBC, The Observer, The Economist, Wallpaper and many more.