examples of impressive illustration by various artists
Helena Hauss, Jealous Much, ballpoint pen.
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…)
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…)
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…)
Graphic designer Emory Douglas is best known for his inspirational and historically important revolutionary artwork created as the Minister of Culture for The Black Panthers from 1967-1980. (more…)
Although written for one’s first foray into the work force, this parody of the Dr.Seuss classic “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” also makes a funny gift for those dreading their return to the workplace after the four-month long quarantine from the Coronavirus Pandemic. (more…)