South African miniaturist Lorraine Loots is celebrated for her remarkable ability to create these highly detailed thumb-sized works with the naked eye. The 1×1″ watercolors began with Loots’ two-year mission to complete a piece a day for a year, starting in 2013 with 365 Paintings for Ants.
Whether you’re planning a trip for summer, or just back from a winter jaunt, the many faces of travel are in these sketches from Instagram. Above: @jdhanchett – Cruising through the Alps
Louisiana-based Dawn Black examines the masquerades people employ to conceal their identities. Meticulously drawn in gouache, watercolor, and ink on paper, the figures in her Conceal Project span time periods and costumes in more than 200 postcard-size portraits of real individuals in masks, uniforms, haute couture and ceremonial […]
Ukrainian illustrator Lesya Nedzelskaya’s unique eye makes her colorful works a delight. These works have just been posted on her new Behance site.
American-born Italian-based painter Paul Rooms does such beautiful, detailed work. These are from his nautical “Logbook” series. He also does opera, fairy tales and concept illustrations, all of them with puzzle-like intensity. This is a very small selection of Rooms’ work. See more on Behance, here.