Tag Archive for water color

Ethereal Portraits Drawings (18 pics)

Elia Mervi is a young Spanish illustrator now based in Sintra near Lisbon in Portugal. Very inspired by this region surrounded by forests with eucalyptus scents and bordered by the sea, the young woman doesn’t hesitate to transcribe these influences through her drawings.

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Ethereal Portraits Drawings (18 pics)

Old Books Transformed into Imaginative 3D Illustrations of Fairy Tale Scenes (7 pics)

Seattle-based artist Isobelle Ouzman  creates 3D illustrations from discarded books found in dumpsters, recycling bins, and local thrift stores. She adopts these forgotten books as a way to give them a second life, cutting and pasting the books into layered fairy tale scenes instead of letting the novels collect dust or fall prey to the elements. Ouzman creates her whimsical and monochromatic environments with an X-Acto knife, glue, watercolors and Micron pens.)

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Old Books Transformed into Imaginative 3D Illustrations of Fairy Tale Scenes (7 pics)

Henrietta Harris (7 pics)

New Zealand based artist Henrietta Harris ‘ paintings often involve portraits with a departure into the surreal, with faces skillfully obscured and misplaced by the clean sweep of a brushstroke. She primarily works with watercolor paint on paper. henriettaharris.com

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Henrietta Harris (7 pics)

New Architectural Watercolors by Maja Wronska (10 pics)

We’ve long enjoyed the work of painter and architect  Maja Wronska ( previously ) who depicts unique vantages of architectural sites through detailed watercolors. Not only does Wronska capture these buildings in their entirety, but also focuses on the specific details of their construction and environment such as chandeliers that hang within an ancient church, or the pigeons found circling its exterior. These elements are all produced with an eye for how to capture the character of a space rather than just its aesthetic, imbuing her paintings with the rich history found within each location..

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New Architectural Watercolors by Maja Wronska (10 pics)

Ayu Nakata (8 pics)

Ayu Nakata aka “Mieze” is an illustrator based out of Osaka, Japan. She combines watercolors, acrylics, and pastels which gives off that dreamy serene effect.

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Ayu Nakata (8 pics)

New ‘8-Bit’ Watercolor Paintings Inspired by Famous Artworks and Pop Culture Icons by Adam Lister (12 pics)

Bar at the Folies Bergere Adam Lister (previously here and here ) recreates famous artworks with watercolor paintings that appear as if they have been pulled directly from a 1980s Atari. The modulated technique makes each image appear futuristic, even if the work is a reimagining of the late 19th century Georges Seurat piece A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte .

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New ‘8-Bit’ Watercolor Paintings Inspired by Famous Artworks and Pop Culture Icons by Adam Lister (12 pics)