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Surrealism

Illustration

Narrative Illustrations by Shreya Gupta

With lots of fascinating details and a surreal touch, Shreya Gupta’s illustrations tell stories that make me so curious about the beautiful worlds she portrays. Many of her pieces have this wonderful, soft color palette that makes them an absolute delight to look at! The first illustration below, which is inspired by Italo Calvino’s novel Invisile Cities, is my favorite:

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Esthera Preda
Illustration

Delightful Surreal Characters by Esthera Preda

Esthera Preda creates gorgeous illustrations with strange, surreal characters I’d love to know more about. I particularly like her detail-filled drawings in which you can discover skeleton ladies, snakes with wings and so much more unusual delight <3

Born in Romania and currently based in Québec, Canada, Esthera’s illustrations are largely inspired by memories from her younger years:

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Illustration, Paper

Papercuts of Far Away Lands by Lucila Biscione

The longer you stare at Lucila Biscione‘s papercut illustrations, the more you will discover. Such magical creatures.. so much beautiful hidden details. Amazing!

Lucia Biscone is a Buenos Aires born artist who currently lives and works in Berlin. The works she creates are carefully cut by hand and often mixed with pencil and ink, which makes the characters come to life even more. It’s her own emotions that inspire her the most and challenges her to transform her art into a different reality. Every small detail of my life can be a story to draw.

You can find a beautiful selection of prints available on TOI Gallery.

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Illustration, Painting

Lindsay Stripling

Once Lindsay Stripling’s paintings catch your attention it’s pretty hard to let them go. There is so much color and chaos to absorb in her beautiful, slightly surreal works. Love them! Each tells a mysterious story.
A magical fragment that might make you remember a dream you once had.

Currently based in San Francisco, Lindsay Stripling is an artist and art teacher who graduated from the San Francisco Art Inststute in 2013. You can find a selection of her works (including some lovely handmade pins) available in her Etsy Shop.

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