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.

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 11 months ago

Love is love my friends

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#2

Taking "Race" Out Of Human Genetics

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Grumble o'Pug 11 months 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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Hope Floats 11 months ago

"A wolf in sheep's clothing ".....( Literally)..

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#4

Hope For Migrants

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Denis 11 months ago

This one is so sad

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#5

Prejudgment

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PurpleUnicorn 11 months ago

The weight of opinion pushing her down

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#6

Security Vs. Privacy

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Moo Jar 11 months ago

Leaving a digital trail

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#7

The Risk Of Driving Cars

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stellermatt 11 months 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 11 months ago

Bombing for Peace is like having sex for virginity

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#9

Expand Your Comfort Zone

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stellermatt 11 months 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 11 months 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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Sykz 11 months ago

PTSD

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#12

Absentee Fathers

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Amy Pattie 11 months ago

OH THE FEELS

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#13

Fake Friends

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Denis 11 months ago

Politicians nowadays

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#14

Roundtrip

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Patti 11 months ago

He has 3 different languages written on his cast. He gets to meet lots of foreigners

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#15

The Alzheimer's Hope

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MPTO TavasziD 11 months ago

I have no idea who this Davide Bonazzi guy is, but Davide, if you're reading this: You got yourself an(other) admirer. Wonderful art, my friend.

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#16

Climate Change

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Sykz 11 months ago

So sad.

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#17

Is This Fair?

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PurpleUnicorn 11 months ago

The price of education

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#18

Modern Eden

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Shinobi Shabby 11 months ago

Adam & Eve?

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#19

Divided We Stand

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Jessica Temple 11 months ago

This is what politics have done to the US>

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#20

Security Vs. Privacy

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Hans 11 months ago

If only it was so easy to spot how much we are scrutinized these days.

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#21

Summertime

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Richard 11 months ago

To me the meaning is: when helping others to get on / to progress we will still have enough comfort for ourselfs.

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#22

The Gift Of Life

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Pine 11 months ago

Guess it is about donating blood (and maybe organs too). Gift someone a new life.

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#23

The Costs Of Marriage

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Kristine Palmer 11 months ago

Going into debt for your wedding, not a good way to begin a life together!

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#24

Unprofitable Medicines

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Crazy Cow Lady 11 months ago

Pill pushing

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#25

Break Through

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Randy Inbred 11 months ago

That's just Paul...

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#26

Angels Of Love 2.0

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Madame Mar 11 months ago

Internet dating

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#27

Back To Vinyl

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Chernobyl Wolves 11 months ago

So, what are the albums here? I see the Velvet Underground, Bowie, maybe Queen(?), the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, Miles Davis. White bars on red might be New Order. Or Talking Heads? But what about the two with close-up faces? (Maybe one is Lou Reed?) Or the one with the crescent moon and stars?

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Phoebes 11 months ago

One day the child becomes the parent. I'm there now. It stinks...

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#29

Nurses Make Their Voice Heard

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Sykz 11 months ago

Somehow the government doesn't think the average people need healthcare.

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Helen Leeds 11 months ago

I'm witnessing my dad's dementia, and watching his brain sink beyond the horizon. This one hurts.

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Don't Let Fake News Hijack Your Brain

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Indie_cloud 11 months ago

Information overload - we're over-saturated with information from social media, the news etc. It makes the mind crowded, and hard to form an unbiased opinion.

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#32

Arcimboldo

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Mar1a 11 months ago

The Tale of Despereaux...

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#33

Diagnosing Alzheimer

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The Laugh Fan 11 months ago

It's titled (when you hover pointer on pic) Diagnosing Alzheimer.

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Phoebes 11 months ago

They landed here, but did not embrace the beauty of the land or the people here before them. Although, land conquest is an age old human issue

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#35

The Cosmopolites

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PandaMan 11 months ago

So much for world peace?! Who let the Doves out?! Who? Who?

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#36

Sexy Kitchen

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ItsYaBoi 11 months ago

I'm souprised this is a one, not to be rude it's not the breast one in this article

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#37

Locking Up Kids Fro Life?

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Moo Jar 11 months ago

He has some time left

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#38

Veterinary In Crisis

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PandaMan 11 months ago

Your piggy bank savings plan is broken. Best to move into the "Okja" plan now. (google it.) ;-)

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#39

Scanning Brain

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Laura M D 11 months ago

What people think I do... (a psychiatrist here)

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Rémy 11 months ago

Is this a reference to cancer?

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#41

Managing Cell And Human Identity

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Turquoise 11 months ago

Forcing a change in human identity

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Bubblegum Witch 11 months ago

She who sews the land-Gaia

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#43

Digital Natives, Analogue Universities

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Phoebes 11 months ago

Online education.

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Avrumeleh B 11 months ago

It was Charles DeGaulle who said that "counties don't have friends, only interets." I'm very happy that American and Isaeli interests much more frequently than not coincide with one another. It's a good thing for the World.

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#45

Movies

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Fuad 11 months ago

Memories

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#46

Tv Pilot Season

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BusLady 11 months ago

TV Guide

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PandaMan 11 months ago

Bambi in the headlights about to be run over by a curious light...

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Liv Sa 11 months ago

She is mother nature. We will make our planet so smoggy that the sun cannot reach our crops. Scientists are now responsible for enabling photosynthesis because she cannot see through our pollution.

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Community Service

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Jessica Temple 11 months ago

Todays careers. While we used to be able to climb the ladder, retire with a company.... now a days there is no such thing as employee loyalty... they'll pull the ladder right out under you.

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Pine 11 months ago

Data theft?

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#51

Shyness

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WhiteFox 11 months ago

'shyness' ps hover your curser over the picture to see the name of the pic

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Kizzy Kizzy 11 months ago

Showing the world is one giant Jenga tower with all the animals on it. The more that we wipe out the more unstable the tower. The only piece that is truly not needed it humans.

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#53

Travelling With Disabilities

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ItsYaBoi 11 months ago

Time to wheel in some vacation!

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#54

Lessons From Ants

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ItsYaBoi 11 months ago

They will pl"ant" some building down

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#55

Big Data Dining

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Phoebes 11 months ago

I think it is that EVERYONE collects data these days from every person. And individuals don't know/understand/care that it's happening constantly everywhere they go.

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BusLady 11 months ago

Poison pen

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Jaded Queen 11 months ago

Death will be waiting for us in the end. It will be my final home

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#58

Can One Company’s Crisis Be Contagious

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Phoebes 11 months ago

Coverup....

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Max 11 months ago

Cost of Living

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#60

Unscrewing The Health Insurance Charges

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Sandra Josefine Langvatznes 11 months ago

They do this in Norway too... I know most of the world thinks of Norway as a rich country where people can get help wherever, but that only used to be true... In one of our neighbor cities they closed down the hospital. If you have an emergency in that town now you have to drive (yes drive, they won't pick you up by helicopter or anything cause that costs too much) about 90 km to get to the nearest hospital. This is northern norway. In the winter, this distance can last for about 4 hours if it snows (which it usually does). Last year someone died because they couldn't get treatment in time but the government scoffed it away...

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Phoebes 11 months ago

People forget how to talk in real life. They can only speak through digital devices.

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Jessica Compton 11 months ago

Listening is a lonely process of navigating a maze of thoughts and language.

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Page Osorio 11 months ago

Visual learning

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PandaMan 11 months ago

Wow! Dr. Frankstein sure knows his stuff... but only if he had an AI brain?! ;-p

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#65

A More Inclusive Academy

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Jaded Queen 11 months ago

Including all the people irrespective of there country race nd gender.

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Terry Keith 11 months ago

White king dethroned!

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BusLady 11 months ago

Mail fraud

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Pine 11 months ago

Data Highway?

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Indie_cloud 11 months ago

Genetic map?

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Antanas Simkus 11 months ago

forgotten dead ppl

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BusLady 11 months ago

Grim sleeper DNA

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BusLady 11 months ago

World wide search

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Fuad 11 months ago

Need to go through so much of # hashtags to reveal the truth...

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Amber Cook 11 months ago

This image represents stereotypes good God not everything you see is racist.

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Amber Cook 11 months ago

lighting the way home

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Kevin Allen 11 months ago

That’s a USB port symbol. People would rather play golf on their phones than get off the couch and experience life!

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