Posts in the Category: Drawing


Hipstory – Iconic leaders of our times seen as modern-day hipsters

posted on January 22nd 2016 in Arts & Drawing & Illustration with 0 Comments

Hipstory is the project of Israeli illustrator Amit Shimoni, who turned the best-known leaders of the 20th century in hipsters.

Lenin, Che Guevara, Mandela, Thatcher, Obama, Gandhi… Hipstory wants to reflect on the values of the present era and the narcissism of the younger generation more interested about aesthetics than about political ideals.

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Everyday Objects Transformed into Playful Characters

posted on June 20th 2014 in Arts & Drawing & Inspiration & Sculpture with 0 Comments

If everywhere you look there are faces staring back, you’re not alone. For the past 10 years French artist Gilbert Legrand has been finding the hidden characters in everyday objects and revealing them with paint. His whimsical vision sees all sorts of household objects become things they were not: a coat hanger becomes a mouse sporting shoes; a paintbrush transforms into a teen with an attitude (and a wicked hairdo); and the blades of some scissors get amorous.

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To paint or to eat? That is the question

posted on December 12th 2013 in Arts & Drawing & Inspiration with 0 Comments

Chocolates like a set of oil paints. Tubes in a box of paints contain a variety of colours, and these chocolates a variety of flavoured syrups. The labels indicate each chocolate’s flavour and also function as wrappers, keeping fingers clean for eating. A design that combines the childhood excitement of opening a new box of paints and the thrill of opening a box of chocolates you’ve been given unexpectedly.

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