Archived Articles: Drawing & Digital

Expect new twists on old traditions as new tools and unique techniques allow artists to draw, paint and illustrate in radically different ways. From coffee-cup pen artists to people who paint whole rooms with colored markers, here are some seriously innovative creatives. The digital age has put on dramatic new spin on the the world of art, from three-dimensional realism to fresh forms of abstraction. Here you will find some of the most creative and innovative forms of computer-generated expression and futuristic artistic representation.

Smart Space Solutions: 14 Innovative Japanese Home Interiors

Extremely narrow lots and busy urban locations are no big deal for ingenious Japanese architects creating comfortable, daylight-filled residential interiors ...

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Radically Surreal: A Strange World of Mind-Bending Illusions

Reality is malleable and nothing is quite as it seems in the surreal world of photographer Erik Johansson, who takes hundreds of photos of a single subject, ...

Banknote Bombing: Hacked Currency Spotlights Instability

The grim reaper lurks, one man steps on another’s head, crowds cling precariously to window ledges and the people begin to revolt in a series of hacked ...

Brutal London: Paper Miniatures of Concrete Architecture

Rendered in minute detail right down to curtain colors, satellite dishes and graffiti, these paper miniatures mimic London’s iconic Brutalist buildings, ...

Classical Art in Modern Contexts: 25 Clever Artistic Remixes

Renaissance angels cling to each other in front of a graffitied wall, hellish medieval imagery is splashed across a pair of Doc Marten boots and God has met ...

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Wearable Cities: 15 Urban-Patterned Outfits & Accessories

Wear your love for your city on your sleeve – and your t-shirt, tote bag, necklace, cuff bracelet and bandanna. Aerial maps, transit maps, city skylines, ...

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Dreamscapes: Handmade Fantasy Environments by JeeYoung Lee

One tiny 3-by-6-meter space has had dozens of different dreamlike incarnations as hand-crafted fantasy settings by Korean artist JeeYoung Lee. At times, it ...

10 Vintage London Paintings Superimposed on Street View Images

Blending¬†fiction and reality, art and history, this series of superimpositions takes ‘then-and-now’ imagery all the back to the 18th Century on ...

More Map Art: 27 Cool Cartographic Sculptures & Drawings

Rivers become veins in detailed portraits, mirrored city blocks resemble modernized Persian rugs and urban topographies emerge from rolls of tape in these ...

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Darth Vader Goes Fishing: Unwanted Paintings, Reimagined

Storm troopers mow the lawn, Jesus rides a Segway, Ceiling Cat lurks in the sky and the Stay-Puft marshmallow man gazes out over a nonchalant 19th century ...

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