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 1 year ago

Love is love my friends

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#2

Taking "Race" Out Of Human Genetics

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Grumble o'Pug 1 year 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 1 year ago

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

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#4

Hope For Migrants

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Denis 1 year ago

This one is so sad

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#5

Prejudgment

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PurpleUnicorn 1 year ago

The weight of opinion pushing her down

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#6

Security Vs. Privacy

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Moo Jar 1 year ago

Leaving a digital trail

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#7

The Risk Of Driving Cars

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stellermatt 1 year 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 1 year ago

Bombing for Peace is like having sex for virginity

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#9

Expand Your Comfort Zone

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stellermatt 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago

PTSD

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#12

Absentee Fathers

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Amy Pattie 1 year ago

OH THE FEELS

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#13

Fake Friends

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Denis 1 year ago

Politicians nowadays

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#14

Roundtrip

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Patti 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago

So sad.

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#17

Is This Fair?

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PurpleUnicorn 1 year ago

The price of education

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#18

Modern Eden

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Divided We Stand

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Jessica Temple 1 year ago

This is what politics have done to the US>

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#20

Security Vs. Privacy

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Hans 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago

Pill pushing

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#25

Break Through

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Randy Inbred 1 year ago

That's just Paul...

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#26

Angels Of Love 2.0

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Madame Mar 1 year ago

Internet dating

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#27

Back To Vinyl

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Chernobyl Wolves 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago

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

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Helen Leeds 1 year 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 1 year 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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Arcimboldo

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Mar1a 1 year ago

The Tale of Despereaux...

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#33

Diagnosing Alzheimer

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The Laugh Fan 1 year ago

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

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Phoebes 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago

He has some time left

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#38

Veterinary In Crisis

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PandaMan 1 year 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 1 year ago

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

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Rémy 1 year ago

Is this a reference to cancer?

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#41

Managing Cell And Human Identity

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Turquoise 1 year ago

Forcing a change in human identity

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Bubblegum Witch 1 year ago

She who sews the land-Gaia

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#43

Digital Natives, Analogue Universities

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Phoebes 1 year ago

Online education.

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Avrumeleh B 1 year 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 1 year ago

Memories

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#46

Tv Pilot Season

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BusLady 1 year ago

TV Guide

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PandaMan 1 year ago

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

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Liv Sa 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago

Data theft?

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#51

Shyness

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WhiteFox 1 year ago

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

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Kizzy Kizzy 1 year 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 1 year ago

Time to wheel in some vacation!

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#54

Lessons From Ants

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ItsYaBoi 1 year ago

They will pl"ant" some building down

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#55

Big Data Dining

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Phoebes 1 year 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 1 year ago

Poison pen

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Jaded Queen 1 year 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 1 year ago

Coverup....

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Max 1 year ago

Cost of Living

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#60

Unscrewing The Health Insurance Charges

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Sandra Josefine Langvatznes 1 year 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 1 year ago

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

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Jessica Compton 1 year ago

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

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Page Osorio 1 year ago

Visual learning

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PandaMan 1 year 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 1 year ago

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

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Terry Keith 1 year ago

White king dethroned!

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BusLady 1 year ago

Mail fraud

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Pine 1 year ago

Data Highway?

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Indie_cloud 1 year ago

Genetic map?

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Antanas Simkus 1 year ago

forgotten dead ppl

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BusLady 1 year ago

Grim sleeper DNA

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BusLady 1 year ago

World wide search

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Fuad 1 year ago

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

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Amber Cook 1 year ago

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

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Amber Cook 1 year ago

lighting the way home

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