Category Archives: illustrations

Ehsan Mehrbakhsh’s subconscious leaks

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Illustrator and animator Ehsan Mehrbakhsh began his studies at the Atelier of modern art “MAHA” in Iran . Then he moved to Italy, first to Rome and then to Milan, to get his specialization in graphic arts . He has participated as an illustrator and animator in many festivals and exhibitions such as CORTOONS 2012 ( international festival of animated shorts ), “extracontemporanea”, “week of Italian language in the world”. Also as an art director on various projects such as “Eurodynamics” – a multi cultural, multi-media European event for the “Life Long Learning Programme” of the E.U. He has created several animated videos including but not limited to, experimental, advertising, music videos, or insertions in movies, such as animated ads for the film: “il pezzo mancante” of Giovanni Piperno (winner of the “selezione” award at the Turin Film Festival 2010).
After a few years , Ehsan Mehrbakhsh delves into the world of digital art, creating a series of Digital Illustrations in this format. After testing several supports and materials for prints, he chooses the plexiglass printed with acrylic ink, which gives it a relief effect.

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Animal fantasies

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Musician and graphic artist Diego Cusano  defines himself as a “fantasy researcher” who has translated his passions into a job. By watching things from a different point of view, Cusano started creating the illustrations that, since then, he has been publishing each day on the social networks. In the artworks displayed below, Cusano’s eccentric implementation of animals into his illustration provide a whimsical and 3D effect.

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Surreal Black & White Drawings by Klemt

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French artist’s Clément Tissier, aka Klemtwork reveals the quirky world, lost in time, somewhere between reality and dream. The illustrator questions here about man’s place in the world. Klemt works with India ink and a pen, in the form of layers of small lines that pile up successively. Each design takes two to three weeks to complete.

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Oiwa Island 2 – large-scale painting created on an inflatable vinyl dome

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Oscar Oiwa is globally recognized for his large-scale installations.  “Oiwa Island 2” depicts a detailed island landscape created completely with a black marker. An air dome with a radius of approximately six meters, looking much like a spaceship, has been installed in a former soy sauce storehouse. A painting of a door on the side of the dome turns out to be the actual door through which visitors can enter the dome. The dome interior depicts the Setouchi landscape, unfolding in a 360 degree panorama.
The installation was created for the 2016 Setouchi Triennale, which begins on March 20, 2016.

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