There are thousands of incredible artists, but not every one of them can make you think about life, society, and future. Joey Guidone is a 33-year-old illustrator from Italy who, in his free time, loves hiking in the Alps around his town.


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"I think I started creating things on paper as soon as I got a pencil in hand," the artist shared with Bored Panda. "I remember my dad used to supply me and my sister with tons of chalks. Since my family house was isolated and safe from cars, a good place where I enjoyed expressing my creativity was the road right out of the door."

The artist creates images about science, modern society and changing times. "I like taking objects and making them 'talk' to each other in surrealistic conversations. Basically, my work is creating images that communicate information easily and quickly. Using objects as symbols and building visual paradoxes and metaphors is the way I like the most for doing that."

The artist was happy to share his artistic process. "I usually sketch very quickly my ideas on paper, that immediately allows me to realize if an idea could work or not. If I think it does, then I draw a refined sketch with my pen tablet. Then, if approved by the Art Director, I bring it to final art."

And while Joey loves his works, there are some minuses in being an illustrator."In my opinion, the good and the bad about being an illustrator is that it's a lonely journey. That gives you complete freedom, which is great, but at the same time being alone can be very tough and requires a good dose of self-knowledge."

Take a look at some of his works below and let us know what you think.

More info: Instagram | joeymachine.com

#1

Doing Good

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Night Owl 3 weeks ago

This is heartwarming

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#2

Sweet Peas

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Jaguarundi 3 weeks ago

Beautiful personification of Gaea, the Earth Goddess.

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#3

Effect Of Video Games Among Children And The Elderly

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Night Owl 3 weeks ago

I love this one. Connection between generations.

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#4

Planning For Death

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Patrice Bourget 3 weeks ago

Aged person feeding vultures... a sad reality.

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#5

Depression

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Night Owl 3 weeks ago

My mind is sometimes drowning, too

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#6

Being A Writer

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QueenSKYEE 3 weeks ago

The flow of a good story

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#7

Being A Writer

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Daria B 3 weeks ago

What story hides behind that door? This one is good on so many levels.

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#8

Alcohoolism And Antidepressants

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Diver Driver 3 weeks ago

Probably the best.

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#9

Side Hustles

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Ethan Daniel Harley 3 weeks ago

If only there was enough on everyone's card :D

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#10

Depression

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Ethan Daniel Harley 3 weeks ago

Once again, mental health needs more awareness. Our minds are flowers and many people's are falling apart.

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