New Playful Doodling with Starbucks Cups by Tomoko Shintani

Japanese artist Tomoko Shintani surely makes the most of coffee time. Since we featured her works last year, Shintani has made more playful doodles on paper that extends to coffee cups. Good news to her fans in Japan, Shintani’s drawings will be exhibited at the Cafe Flower this coming February. Check out her fanpage for more information.


Artsy Furniture by Jinil Park that looks like Drawn Sketches

South Korean furniture designer and independent artist Jinil Park has created a series of artsy furniture made up of steel wires. The chairs, lamps and table look like roughly drawn sketches that make you feel as if you are living in an animated world. To create the impression of lines drawn with a pen, Park hammered wires of varied thicknesses that eventually distort the lines. The wires are then intersected […]


Almost Like a Photograph Ballpoint Pen Drawings by Samuel Silva

That’s not a photograph. No. Incredibly no. Portugal based artist and lawyer Samuel Silva draws hyper-realistic illustrations using ballpoint pens on paper. He started drawing when he was two and made it a hobby ever since. The image above titled Redhead Girl is his most popular artwork yet in which he referenced a picture by a Russian photographer, Kristina Tararina. From his deviant art profile, he says “he would normally used 8 colors of Bic ballpoint pens, but for this he […]


Awesome Moleskine Illustrations

Moleskines have become a popular, somewhat legendary notebooks. I was looking for reasons why illustrators love sketching on it so much. One said that aside from its rich cream colored pages, it takes ink nicely. A good canvas is always good. Here are some great examples of black and white illustrations made on Moleskine pages. [via webdesign]