Painting

Contemporary Mythology by Caitlin Hackett

 
01/07/2013
Source: Draw As A Maniac
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Born in 1986, Caitlin Hackett is a Brooklyn, New York based artist, illustrator and creature concept designer. In her work, Hackett explores the relationship between humans and animals; the idea of the human denial of our animal nature and of humans as the dominant species, as well as the mutation of the animal created by the human interpretation of the animal…

Brilliant Flower Paintings by Carmelo Blandino

 
15/05/2013
Source: Draw As A Maniac
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Born to Sicilian parents in Tübingen, Germany, and raised in the culturally charged city of Montreal, Quebec, Blandino studied art and design at the city’s local colleges and began a successful career as a freelance illustrator, working with architects…

Dran – The French Banksy

 
21/03/2013
Source: Draw As A Maniac
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Based in Toulouse, Dran is a multi-talented artist who uses a variety of media such as installations, paintings and drawings to convey his ironic viewpoint. After developing his skills as part of Toulouse’s renowned graffiti scene. He is also a fan of the absurd and has published a number of books featuring his funny sketches parodying everyday events with great doses of surrealism.

Reey Whaar – Illustrator

 
18/03/2013
Source: Draw As A Maniac
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Reey Whaar is a phenomenal Russian illustrator. I should mention that I was overwhelmed by the talent and ideas of this artist. I always thought that acrylics can create tremendous impact. The case does not make a difference. Great colors and tones, combined with brilliant ideas of Rei are the foundation of these great works.

Tea, Brandy And Vodka Art by Carne Griffiths

 
17/03/2013
Source: Draw As A Maniac
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Working primarily with calligraphy inks, graphite and liquids, such as tea, brandy and vodka Griffiths’ fascination with drawing focuses on the creation and manipulation of the drawn line. Images explore human, geometric and floral forms, in a combination of both literal and abstract translation…

The Art of James Bennett

 
28/02/2013
Source: Draw As A Maniac
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James Bennett lives and works in Pennsylvania. He began his professional career shortly after receiving recognition from the Society of Illustrators and RSVP as a scholarship student at the School of Visual Arts in New York. James conceptually humorous Illustrations have since appeared as covers and interior pieces for The New York Times, The L.A. Times, Forbes…

Amazing Paintings by Jeremy Geddes

 
19/02/2013
Source: Draw As A Maniac
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Jeremy’s paintings are highly detailed and often take months to complete. He starts with a preliminary painting where composition, color and tone are resolved. Then the painting is drawn up and mapped out using washes of color before painting begins…

Emotional Charge From Miguel Freitas

 
14/02/2013
Source: Draw As A Maniac
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Miguel Freitas grew up in Lisbon, Portugal and moved with his family to Toronto, Canada in 1983. His love of art and painting started at a young age where he explored different ways of expressing his creativity. Starting out with a Graphic Arts degree he entered into the creative worlds…

Lifelike Oil Paintings by Christiane Vleugels

 
05/02/2013
Source: Draw As A Maniac
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Belgium-based artist Christiane Vleugels is a talented illustrator who creates incredibly lifelike paintings of human figures and faces. The artist, who has been drawing from a very young age, has mastered her techniques in order to produce these extremely realistic depictions of people…