Ed Merlin Murray And His Quirky Hand-Animated Illustrations

With simple materials like paper and ink washes, Scotland-based artist Ed Merlin Murray creates lively and illustrations that come to life with the pull of a tab. Through hand-activated animation, the faces show expression by rolling or blinking their eyes and by slithering their tongues. More: Instagram h/t: neatorama View this post on Instagram T i l d a / Zd a v i d A post shared by Ed Merlin...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/07/ed-merlin-murray-and-his-quirky-hand-animated-illustrations/

“If It’s Not Funny It’s Art”: Brilliant Drawings By Demetri Martin

Demetri Martin is an American actor, director, cartoonist and comedian best known for his deadpan delivery, playing his guitar for jokes, and his satirical cartoons. Exploring the meaning of art, life, death, ennui and the elegant fart joke with a sensibility all its own, this collection is a perfect gift for word lovers, art appreciators and fans of Demetri’s unique brand of comedy. More:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/06/if-its-not-funny-its-art-brilliant-drawings-by-demetri-martin/

Italian Illustrator Shows How Loving And Friendly Cats Can Be

When it comes to choosing between dogs and cats, usually there are two kinds of people. The ones that adore the friendly, loving, loyal, and sometimes overly excited nature of dogs and the ones that love playful, active but independent feline company. More: Instagram, Behance h/t: boredpanda However, as much as some of us adore feline company, we’ve probably heard phrases such as “.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/06/italian-illustrator-shows-how-loving-and-friendly-cats-can-be/

The Strikingly Unique And Colorful Art Of Hiroyuki-Mitsume Takahashi

Designer and artist Hiroyuki-Mitsume Takahashi is known internationally for his vividly colored illustrations which seem to resonate with multiple strands of Japanese and global youth culture. Traditional Japanese aesthetics and science fiction, sacred Buddhist iconography and profane symbols, street culture and high culture, the soft, organic and kawaii body intersected and interfaced with the...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/05/the-strikingly-unique-and-colorful-art-of-hiroyuki-mitsume-takahashi/

“Surrealism At Perfection”: Haunting Illustrations Of Aykut Aydogdu

Aykut Aydogdu (previously) was born in 1986, Ankara – Turkey. He started studying Fine Arts at high school and graduated from Faculty of Fine Arts – Graphic Design. He has various works on commercial illustrations, magazine covers, movie posters. His surreal figurative works are mainly concentrated on the dilemmas of the daily life. More: Aykut Aydogdu, Instagram, Behance...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/04/surrealism-at-perfection-haunting-illustrations-of-aykut-aydogdu/

“Light & Shadow”: Dreamy Illustrations By Lê Long

Discover The Art of Lê Long, a 2D artist currently Hikergames based in Hanoi, Vietnam. More: Artstation, Instagram...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/04/light-shadow-dreamy-illustrations-by-le-long/

Pokémon Card Artist Paints Original Cards Into Awesome Illustrations

Most people who’ve spent good time, money, and memories collecting Pokémon cards would throw a fit if you brought up the idea of painting over anything from your prized collection, but there has to be a special exception for custom card artist Lunumbra. Lunumbra uses acrylics to paint and expand the backgrounds of Pokémon cards to cover the whole card, and in the process shows off both her...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/04/pokemon-card-artist-paints-original-cards-into-awesome-illustrations/

“Life Is Tough, But Keep Going”: Colorful And Sunny Illustrations By Xi Zhang

Xi Zhang is a China-based illustrator and concept artist. She graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China. Just go to the beach, relax and enjoy. More: Artstation, Instagram img src=”https://designyoutrust.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/zhangxii_art_43280833_307262629869137_5788226210649675020_n.jpg” alt=”” width=”1080″ height=”670″.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/04/life-is-tough-but-keep-going-colorful-and-sunny-illustrations-by-xi-zhang/

Honest Illustrations That Show How Our Lives Look Like Among Phones, Tablets And Notebooks

According to Beatrix Papp: “Hi, I am a designer in visual communication arts. Two years ago I began drawing my cartoon series about people, animals, and technology. We use our phones, tablets, and notebooks everywhere in our lives. I try finding those moments when we can see their ubiquitousness as funny and likable. Thank you for your reading and I hope you have fun.” More:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/04/honest-illustrations-that-show-how-our-lives-look-like-among-phones-tablets-and-notebooks/

This Artist Is Using Technology To Draw Watercolor Animal Illustrations

According to an artist Yuliya Pieletskaya: ” My name is Yuliya Pieletskaya and I’m a Chicago-based illustrator. I draw animals on my iPad in the Procreate app with an iPencil. And here I would like to show you a few examples. A lot of people ask how I get a watercolor/gouache look to my digital drawings and it all comes down to the brushes I use. I also apply a paper texture to my...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/04/this-artist-is-using-technology-to-draw-watercolor-animal-illustrations/