Illustration Filter
  1. Food, Art, Memory: Yaansoon’s Mediterranean Fusion

    A spotlight on an illustration portfolio site that channels the textures and flavors of a colorful, diverse region.

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    Images from the food illustration portfolio at Yaansoon Illustration + Art.

  2. Yaansoon Illustration + Art

    An illustration site created by a “nomadic Mediterranean foodie,” Yaansoon is a colorful celebration of food, travel, and visual storytelling.

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  4. picture books blogger

    Lovingly curated by Sarah Yewman, a “self-confessed picture-book geek,” picture books blogger reviews and showcases illustrated stories for diverse audiences of all ages.

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  5. The Peach Tree

    Design-lover Lauren shares tutorials, resources, and personal insights from her ongoing journey into typography, lettering, and drawing.

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  6. Umanbn

    On his blog, Switzerland-based artist and designer Mark Hodgson sketches a variety of things, from buildings and street scenes to people and portraits.

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    Art by Nida Chowdhry
  8. One Day Music Came

    “There was something in the tones, between the tones that made the world seem like a better place, the sky a bit bluer, the problems lighter to carry.” The writer and illustrator at Fictionspawn Monsters tells a tale in which music brings hope and joy.

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    Illustration by Angela Hennessy
  10. The Dark and Gothic Worlds of Fantasy Artist Shaima Islam

    Browse the dark fantasy art of Shaima Islam.

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    "Stroll by the Docks," inspired by the TV series Black Sails. Microns and markers on paper, 6×10″, 2016. All art by Shaima Islam.
  11. The Public Domain Review

    Celebrate art in the public domain with a journal dedicated to guiding you through its depths – “like a small exhibition gallery at the entrance to an immense network of archives . . . an ever-growing cabinet of curiosities for the digital age.”

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  12. Illustrating Streets of the World: The Art of Jeremy Graboyes

    Meet J.S. Graboyes, an illustrator of streets and urban scenes.

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    A street scene in London, England. All illustrations by Jeremy Graboyes.
  13. Fantastic Maps

    The website of professional fantasy-map creator Jonathan Roberts, who designed the official maps for Game of Thrones, offers map-building resources, tutorials, and samples of his published work.

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    Official World Map for George RR Martin's series A Song of Ice and Fire, by Jonathan Roberts.
  14. Victorian Illustrated Shakespeare Archive

    The Victorian Illustrated Shakespeare Archive contains 3000+ illustrations from the major editions of Shakespeare’s Complete Works. It brings the visual culture of the past into the present and helps to make Shakespeare’s work more accessible.

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  15. Three Ways to Take Your Website Visitors Behind the Scenes

    Looking to engage your visitors? Here are three ways to share your creation process with them.

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    Image by Kerry at Love Those "Hands at Home."