examples of impressive illustration by various artists

The Ballpoint Pen Drawings of Helena Hauss

The Ballpoint Pen Drawings of Helena Hauss
Helena Hauss, Jealous Much, ballpoint pen.

Ballpoint pen drawings of Helena Hauss

Remember those students who would doodle impressively in the margins of their three hole punch notebooks with a ballpoint pen? One of those talented folks was probably Helena Hauss. Exploring themes such as innocence lost, girlhood, nostalgia, rebellion and vice, the 29 year old artist wields a ballpoint pen like a magic wand, creating intensely detailed drawings. (more…)

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Promoting Mask-Wearing With Art by 18 Talented Artists

promoting mask wearing with art

Although there shouldn’t be any, there’s been a lot of controversy over the wearing of masks as PPE (personal protection equipment) to help protect people from contracting or spreading Covid-19. Despite the recommendations of just about every accredited scientist and medical professional, contentious examples of people who indignantly refuse to wear one are recorded on mobile phones and uploaded to twitter and instagram daily. Maybe some of these stunning examples of activist art promoting the wearing of a mask will help convince the uninformed. (more…)

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Curated Coloring From Milan. Artists Offer Up Line Art For You.

Milano Art Guide Coloring Book

To help make distancing and containment a little less burdensome in these challenging times, Rossella Farinotti and Gianmaria Biancuzzi created the The Milano Art Guide and invited contemporary artists from different generations to contribute to “The Coloring Book” – a collection of line art drawings by tons of artists that can be dowloaded, printed out and colored. (more…)

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