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A DC Mural Honors 16 African-American Heroes Throughout History

Aniekan Udofia refreshes his iconic homage to Black history on the wall outside Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington, DC.
Alexis P. Williams
6.27.17
monday insta illustrator

Melt-Away Figure Drawings Reveal the Skeletons Beneath

Istanbul-based artist Aytaç Armağan's pencil sketches reveal the bare bones behind his technique.
Beckett Mufson
6.12.17
monday insta illustrator

Surreal Pencil Drawings Look Like How Repressing Your Emotions Feels

The vertigo of an MC Escher drawing meets the human body in Miles Johnston's evocative art.
Beckett Mufson
5.22.17
Illustration

Kendrick Lamar Just Got a DAMN Hyperrealistic Portrait

22-year-old self-taught illustrator Gurekbal Singh Bhachu says it was worth drawing every hair on Kendrick's fur coat.
Beckett Mufson
4.14.17
Art

In Pencil and Ink, an Engineer Runs Wild | Monday Insta Illustrator

Pavel Nazim lampoons social media and Russian politics in intricate monochromatic drawings.
Beckett Mufson
12.12.16
Art

Life-Sized Graphite Skeleton Draws Itself

Agelio Batle will grind these bones to make his art.
Beckett Mufson
10.11.16
Art

3,000+ Graphite Drawings Animate Nature's Inevitable Death

Killing is rampant in Miranda Javid's animation for PEALS "Become Younger" music video, but that's okay.
Beckett Mufson
8.31.16
Instagram

Everyday Routines Become Live-Action Illustrations | Insta of the Week

A real-life hand erases a cartoon's five o'clock shadow in Jean Jullien's Instagram illustrations.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.3.16
Design

It's Time to Reinvent the Pencil

A class of Israeli design students take their shot at the iconic tool.
Beckett Mufson
12.1.15
Art

Journey Down Toyin Ojih Odutola and Kilo Kish's Creative Roadmap

The artist illustrates an earnest account of true expression.
Kilo Kish
11.22.15
Art

Christo Dagarov's Lips Are Portals | Monday Insta Illustrator

These lips are otherworldly entries into whole new worlds.
Beckett Mufson
9.21.15
Art

Mini Emoji Carved from Colored Pencils are :D

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Beckett Mufson
6.29.15
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