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Animation, Draw, Fantasy Art, Drawing Tutorials, Cute Art, Art Reference, Drawings, Ilustrasi, Cool Art

If Marija Tiurina’s latest watercolor appears to be a random mishmash of dreamy scenes, that’s because it is. The London-based illustrator (previously) recently completed “The Lockdown Project,” a dense composition inspired by dozens of submissions she collected during the first few weeks of quarantine. Complete with childhood memories, dreams, and colloquialisms, the illustration depicts a rich network of bizarre characters and fictional tales that flow organically between scenes. More

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沐梓鑫
3d, Origami, Art, Paper Engineering, Paper Art, Paper Cutting, Paper Artist, Paper Light, Paper Cutting Art

Japan-based artist Ayumi Shibata (previously) constructs intricate paper cities and natural landscapes that both fit in the palm of her hand and are expansive enough to pass through on foot. Using dozens of layers of paper for a single project, Shibata carves miniature houses, clouds, and tree-filled forests that eventually are illuminated in glass vessels, stored safely in a book, or erected in large-scale installations. The artist tells Colossal that she doesn’t use pencil outlines, in…

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Thảo Phương
Impossible Cityscapes by Benjamin Sack Draw Inspiration From Cartography and Musical Compositions | Colossal Inspiration, Architecture, Art, Design, Illustrators, Contemporary Art, Architecture Drawing, Architecture Sketch, Cityscape Drawing

At the Direktorenhaus Museum in Berlin this past week, a solo exhibition of detailed architectural drawings by Virginia-based artist Benjamin Sack (previously) opened to the public. Titled Labyrinths, the collection of new works features vast cityscapes comprised of impossible inner-geometries. The maze-like urban maps reference musical compositions and various symbols found in cosmology. Often creating based on what he calls a “fear of blank spaces,” Sack tells Colossal that his starting…

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Carl Maxwell
Sorrowful Sculptures Designed in a Three-Part Collaboration Meditate on Life, Loss, and Regeneration | Colossal Art, Sculptures, Art Projects, Ceramic Art, Design, Contemporary Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Sculpting, Modern Crafts

In a limited edition of 12 new sculptures created in a unique three part collaboration, weeping women mourn a decomposing figure. The cast white figures, partially collapsed in a kneeling pose, embrace amorphous forms that ooze and drip. Countering the somber tone of each sculpture, colorful coral and mushroom-like shapes grow from the decomposition, uniting life and death and forging new growth from the loss. To create this body of work, sculptor Stéphanie Kilgast (previously) partnered…

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Rue Dauramanzi
Collage Art, Collage, Vintage Collage, Digital Collage, Leaf Art, Collage Artists, Kunst, Collage Artwork, Nature Collage

Ecuadorian artist Beto Val alchemizes vintage illustrations into bizarre compositions that blend fruits with fowl and aquatic life with land animals. Using imagery available through the public domain, Val cuts and repositions fins, wings, and scaly talons into surreal creatures: round owl faces peer out from pineapples, autumn leaves sprout from tropical birds, and a rendering evocative of a biological chart displays fish with bodies made of strawberries, brains, and an early, industrial…

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Angelika Mayr-gehler
Art, Retro, Instagram, Concept Art, Fractals, Fantasy Art, Draw, Geometric, Fantasy

In Benjamin Sack’s imagined environments, it’s not uncommon to find angular mazes resembling dystopian structures, buildings packed so closely together it’s difficult to distinguish one from the next, and labyrinthine walkways that spiral like fractals. Working in pen and ink, the artist (previously) draws intricate black-and-white metropolises that waver between organization and chaos: He plays with geometry, angles, and dimension to render perplexing maps teeming with both traditional…

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Wong Dominique
Colossal x Cinta Vidal Print Release: Urban Evening | Colossal Art, Instagram, Vidal, October

We are honored to have worked with artist Cinta Vidal on an exclusive release of the print edition of her 2017 painting, Urban Evening, available now in The Colossal Shop. In her latest series of paintings, Catalan artist Cinta Vidal (previously here and here) takes on the vast and complicated topic of industry: its omnipresence, its normalization of detritus, its strange beauty, and the contradictions in how it both helps and hurts us. More

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Glenn Stewart