Moscow artist Anton Gudim is back on Bored Panda again with his satirical and wry illustrations. He takes simple scenes and transforms them into meaningful messages about our world and the society we live in. In his humorous comics, he makes fun of modern standards of beauty and popular trends and also creates trippy drawings with unexpected endings. You will probably have to stop and think about some of them.

"All ideas came from my surroundings. I just try to take a new look at regular things, I'm always in search of new ideas, always taking notes," the artist shared with Bored Panda.

If you want to see more from Anton Gudim, click here, here, here, or here.

More info: Instagram | patreon.com

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Memories

Memories

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ColeOwOBull
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2 years ago

If you ask me that's kind of sweet. I imagine him remembering a girlfriend

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We asked Gudim what inspired him to create these comics: "Nothing inspires me. This is the way to fight the boredom: to see something new in the regular surroundings." So just like everyone else right now, he's trying to fight boredom and keep himself busy. When describing his drawing style, he said that he tries to go with minimalistic, simple, and understandable illustrations.

#2

Angry Trees

Angry Trees

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i like jelly
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2 years ago

Now I'll never see fall the same way...

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#3

Fortune Teller

Fortune Teller

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BlackRabbit
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2 years ago

Well...she's got a point. morbidly accurate point

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Anton Gudim has been trying his whole life. He started creating these hidden meaning comics about 7 years ago and managed to capture the interest of a lot of people. Currently, he has over 890k followers on Instagram.

#4

Holiday Mood

Holiday Mood

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elia 84631
Community Member
2 years ago

When you are bored before christmas

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#5

Set Them Free

Set Them Free

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Dorothy Parker
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2 years ago

Thank you! Sigh.

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"I try to do about 2 comics a week, but it's so hard because I have other projects at the same time and also I have a full-time job. I draw almost everyday but for my social networks it's about 1-2 per week."

#6

Relaxing Massage

Relaxing Massage

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 years ago

Inevitable!

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#7

Predators

Predators

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Pablo Simmo
Community Member
2 years ago

Actually, bacteriophages attack bacteria

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He creates comics based on life, so it's not hard for him to find topics and themes to illustrate: "Life has a lot of topics, I think there is not enough life to draw all of them."

#8

Adam And Eve

Adam And Eve

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i like jelly
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2 years ago

For a sec i thought the snake was a cat tail

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#9

Resize

Resize

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Jessica Cole
Community Member
2 years ago

One I actually get and laughed at, YES!

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Anton Gudim says that drawing is his hobby, he works in an office full time as an engineer. He hopes that one day he can become an independent illustrator.

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Crazy Girls

Crazy Girls

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SoozeeQ
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh my! No mask! How scandalous! ;-P

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#11

Lighthouse

Lighthouse

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Ginny Weasley
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2 years ago

Took me a minute lol

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"Be an artist if you want it, but you should know, that it's not simple enough. There are a lot of time of practice behind every piece of art." - said Gudim when asked if he has any advice for upcoming artists.

#12

Picking A Lock

Picking A Lock

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Mainecoonsandhuskies
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

O k that's clever

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#13

Cat-Ro

Cat-Ro

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elia 84631
Community Member
2 years ago

Totoro-themed public transpot

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He also shared the struggles he faces as an artist: "Not enough time. And not enough strength sometimes. There are different days in life: sometimes you can do a lot of things, and have a lot of energy, sometimes you wake up and feel apathy. The main struggle is that it will be time when you can't create anything. And you must be patient."

#14

Growing A Forest

Growing A Forest

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elia 84631
Community Member
2 years ago

It happens to me

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#15

Alone

Alone

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Kjorn
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2 years ago

instagram

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We also asked Gudim why he chose to create these types of illustrations and if he gets any negative feedback on them: "I do these kinds of illustrations because I like that kind of art: I don't see enough illustrations like this, so I think the world needs it. Of course, I have negative feedback too, almost all from the Russian audience (I don't know why), it's ok because there are different tastes and different moods."

#16

The Stars

The Stars

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Jessica Cole
Community Member
2 years ago

Stars are space paparazzi. I effing knew it!

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#17

Captured In The Wild

Captured In The Wild

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zims
Community Member
2 years ago

I WISH it was that easy to get a job

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"Thank you for interest in my work and your support. Stay safe in this hard time"

What do you think of these pictures? Do you agree with the ideas they portray? Tell us in the comments and vote for your favorite ones!

#18

Shuffle All

Shuffle All

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Gyan Ranjan Pruthal
Community Member
2 years ago

Where's the hair?

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#19

Karma

Karma

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i like jelly
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2 years ago

This is true

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#20

What You See Is What You Get

What You See Is What You Get

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eep_the_sheep
Community Member
2 years ago

I’m actually laughing out loud

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#21

Vaping

Vaping

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elia 84631
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

I imagine what senron does his spare time when he doesn't make wishes

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#22

Persevere

Persevere

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Dani Elle
Community Member
2 years ago

He is persevering for sure..

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#23

Together

Together

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mermaidgirl960
Community Member
2 years ago

Took me a second Lol cute

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#24

Lions And Hyenas

Lions And Hyenas

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Tenzin Moore
Community Member
2 years ago

me eating it with pineapple

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#25

Salutation

Salutation

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Rhiannon C
Community Member
2 years ago

aww cute :3

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#26

Traveling

Traveling

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Salome Tsintsadze
Community Member
2 years ago

Quarantine ..

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#27

Gotta Move

Gotta Move

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Jovita A
Community Member
2 years ago

Omg this one is soo good

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#28

Perfect Pizza

Perfect Pizza

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Evgeniya Khon
Community Member
2 years ago

So thats how they do it in pizza commercials lol

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#29

Flip

Flip

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Jessica Cole
Community Member
2 years ago

That's amazing

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#30

Face Masks

Face Masks

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Jessica Cole
Community Member
2 years ago

Needs to be number one!!!

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