Looking for a burst of creative inspiration? Try Instagram’s insta-artists, the movers and shakers of all things illustrated. Here are 5 accounts that particularly stand out from the filter pack – some serious #regram potential – these guys don’t just put pen to paper, they’ve hand pick a new type of canvas.
An Australian fashion illustrator, Kerrie re-imagines fashion as water colour masterpieces. With the likes of Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Net-a-Porter as her clientele, it’s no wonder she has an endless supply of inspiration.
Like water paint and girly stuff? More here: @_thelustlist_
One of, if not the most famed tattoo artist in NYC, Bang Bang takes illustrating skin side. With canvases including Cara Delevingne, Rita Ora and Rihanna, he’s sure to create some memorable images. Special kudos for the transfixing (albeit temporary) body art on Cara Delevingne at this year’s Met Gala too!
A Sydney based contemporary artist, you can expect sensual, powerful and indefinitely intricate designs. Reminiscent of a math class doodle gone good (extremely good), YMT has discovered a way to make simple shapes into complex and emotive art.
What better canvas that your own hands? Nella from Nail Polish Addicts Anonymous (N.P.A.A) makes whimsical masterpieces of every talon she meets – from winking digits, to eggs over easy, she’s intricately executed them all!
For more nailspiration also see: @iscreamnails
Amongst images of an adorable staffy and the occasional motorcycle – this genius has discovered the art of glass engraving. Making the usually obsolete, into beautiful worked of art – only the pencil is now sharper and draws blood, and the canvas is a recycled whisky bottle.
Words: Marley Tinnock