Davide Bonazzi is an illustrator from Bologna, Italy, who creates thought-provoking images about modern-day issues. He is a full-time illustrator and has been drawing since he was a child. "In a way, I've created illustrations from childhood, from the moment I could hold a pencil," he told Bored Panda.


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The artist combines digital media with the textures of real objects to give his images a unique signature look. When asked about inspiration, he said: "I think inspiration is overrated: the most important thing in order to get good ideas is concentration. Illustrators don’t have time to wait for an inspiration, they have to find it. The more I rack my brain and stay focused on the subject I have to illustrate, the better ideas I get. This said it’s plenty of things that inspire me in everyday life, especially related to visual arts, films, graphic novels, documentaries, etc."

"The thing I like the most is the possibility of drawing all day long, working on thrilling projects and sharpening my skills every day. I feel lucky to have turned my lifelong passion into a real job. I know this may sound strange to many people, but illustration makes me feel alive and happy!"

Below you can find some of his surreal illustrations. Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments.

More info: davidebonazzi.com | Instagram

#1

The Long Way To Marriage Equality

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UniversalMel 3 weeks ago

Love is love my friends

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#2

Taking "Race" Out Of Human Genetics

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Grumble o'Pug 3 weeks ago

If everyone really, I mean REALLY, understood science, then we'd have no racism.

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#3

Class Action

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Gentleman Jack 3 weeks ago

Strength in numbers

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#4

Hope For Migrants

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Denis 3 weeks ago

This one is so sad

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#5

Prejudgment

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PurpleUnicorn 3 weeks ago

The weight of opinion pushing her down

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#6

Security Vs. Privacy

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Moo Jar 3 weeks ago

Leaving a digital trail

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#7

The Risk Of Driving Cars

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stellermatt 3 weeks ago

3 people in the shadow but only two in the car... is death in the back?

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#8

Has Nuclear Fear Brought Peace?

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Crazy Cow Lady 3 weeks ago

Bombing for Peace is like having sex for virginity

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#9

Expand Your Comfort Zone

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stellermatt 3 weeks ago

she might need to be drug tested...

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#10

Did The Cold War Ever Really End?

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Bobbi Newell 3 weeks ago

The crossed fingers behind their backs signify King's X. The gesture was originally meant as a sign of truce or immunity, but has warped to mean immunity from keeping one's word. All sides talk about putting a freeze on the arms race, but secretly intend to keep right on producing weapons.

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