Self-taught, exhibited artist with a distinctive abstract style using colourful shapes on pale backgrounds, sometimes with figurative and other non-abstract elements mixed in. Deruy was partly raised in Kenya, and there are African influences on his art too.
Artist creating abstract paintings and drawings reminiscent of organic and artifical forms mixed together.
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Professional concept artist who works with futuristic CGI concepts, but often draws intricate sketches of insects using traditional pen and ink methods.
A bot that posts random historical public domain paintings and drawings every few hours. The paintings are sourced from the classical artwork PD site at artvee.com
Draws Gigeresque alien and fantasy creatures, mostly in monochrome or muted colours.
Artist who draws in many styles, often portraits, sometimes comic book art, sometimes serious pastiches or light-hearted parodies of characters from popular fiction.
Game developer, writer and artist. Perhaps best known as the creator of the classic games “Prince of Persia” and “Karateka”, Mechner nowadays writes and draws graphic novels and publishes sketchbooks.
Illustrator and naturalist from Germany who draws and paints in a traditional manner, especially birds, other animals, plants and nature.
Creating lovely sketches and watercolours.
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Exhibited artist who uses traditional drawing techniques with pen and pencil to create fascinating disturbing dream-like (or perhaps nightmare-like) works. Parts are half-drawn, or torn up, or covered, sometimes combining antique and modern elements anachronistically.
Creates digital paintings of fantasy-themed characters, often from famous games or other fiction.
Freelance artist who creates beautiful images with traditional methods, often with fantasy or story book themes.
Free open source vector drawing software for Linux, Mac and Windows. It’s a libre alternative to Adobe Illustrator.
Creates stylised and often abstract paintings using robots that draw with various kinds of pens (as in real life physical pens, not virtual simulations).
The Curator on mastodon.art is a lovely account! ❤️ It shares lots of interesting art and creative posts from across the Fediverse, covering every genre. Following the Curator is a really good way to discover artists on the Fedi. The account has been passed from one maintainer to another over the years, which has helped keep it fresh.
Artist who paints and draws realistic and charming pictures of nature and wildlife.
Calligraphy, mandala and colouring book artist, also a writer and photographer. Current admin of the excellent mastodon.art server.
Artist and illustrator who draws colourful psychedelic images, usually of people or animals.
Artist who creates wonderfully intricate and colourful 2D drawings and 3D renderings of surreal, fantastic monsters.
Video account for artist combining knitting and drawing to create unique works of art.
Artist combining different styles, mixing figurative with the surreal, making works that are really hard to categorise. It’s like a mash-up of impressionism and 1980s/1990s pop culture.
Creates independent comics with underground mature themes such as body horror.
Professional freelance artist, painting and drawing with a colourful and slightly dark style. Subjects often include cute things mixed with elements of horror.
Draws unusual creatures and characters with a fluorescent neon look.
Artist who enjoys drawing anthropomorphic sloths, and creates “slothified” versions of classic paintings and works of art.
Artist who does brilliant fantasy and sci-fi inspired works, the kind of thing you might see on the cover of a novel or game book.
Creates amusing and memorable doodles rather than hugely serious works of art.
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Widely used free open source professional painting application, also suited to drawing, illustration and 2D animation work.
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Artist drawing amazing sketches entirely within the Notes app on iOS. They’re often monochrome or within a limited range of colours, often with a retro feel.
Excellent artist who paints and draws figures and scenes, both traditionally and digitally, often with a fantasy theme and intricate detail. They regularly do live streams of their work on the Fediverse through their video account.
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Illustrator who creates beautiful fantasy-themed images often fusing mythical creatures with nature.
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Illustrator who creates beautiful 1920s/1930s style intricate line drawings, usually monochrome and uninked, often with a historical aviation theme.
Multidisciplinary artist who mixes together traditional drawing, painting, photography and digital art.
Artist and illustrator who draws digitally in a fairly naturalistic style, often depicting wildlife or landscapes.
Draws original cute little monster designs in a Pokemon/Digimon style.