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We’re continuing our “Best of 2015” week and today we’re presenting 30 beautiful illustrations, drawings & paintings published in the past years inspiration galleries. Note that there’s a lot more superb illustrations published in our featured artist archive, which aren’t added to these roundups.

Great Lakes Tar Sands Resistance by Pat Perry
Go to image pageGreat Lakes Tar Sands Resistance by Pat Perry

BLISTERS! 2014 by Peter Strain
Go to image pageBLISTERS! 2014 by Peter Strain

Low Gravity 2.0 by Charlie Bowater
Go to image pageLow Gravity 2.0 by Charlie Bowater

SAME OLD FEARS by Sven Sauer
Go to image pageSAME OLD FEARS by Sven Sauer

Human body animal head by Ryohei Hase
Go to image pageHuman body animal head by Ryohei Hase

Foo Fighters - For Rolling Stone by Sam Spratt
Go to image pageFoo Fighters - For Rolling Stone by Sam Spratt

Memoirs by Karolis Strautniekas
Go to image pageMemoirs by Karolis Strautniekas

Leon: The Professional by Christopher Delorenzo
Go to image pageLeon: The Professional by Christopher Delorenzo

James Hetfield by Vince Low
Go to image pageJames Hetfield by Vince Low

Pulp Fiction by Flore Maquin
Go to image pagePulp Fiction by Flore Maquin

Director Portraits by Julian Rentzsch & Stellavie
Go to image pageDirector Portraits by Julian Rentzsch & Stellavie

Milan Kundera by Boris Pelcer
Go to image pageMilan Kundera by Boris Pelcer

Lego poster by Tom Whalen
Go to image pageLego poster by Tom Whalen

Riders by Fuse Collective
Go to image pageRiders by Fuse Collective

Red by Irakli Nadar
Go to image pageRed by Irakli Nadar

Niten-Ichiryu Bishamon by Aaron Nakahara
Go to image pageNiten-Ichiryu Bishamon by Aaron Nakahara

Bill Murray as Steve Zissou by Joshua Roman
Go to image pageBill Murray as Steve Zissou by Joshua Roman

Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk by Julio Lucas
Go to image pageMark Ruffalo as The Hulk by Julio Lucas

Facebook - Feeding your ego... By John Holcroft
Go to image pageFacebook - Feeding your ego... By John Holcroft

VOLTAGE ADVERTISING ILLUSTRATIONS
Go to image pageVOLTAGE ADVERTISING ILLUSTRATIONS
Submitted by Tomasz Wagner.

Never Together by Rafael Alvarez
Go to image pageNever Together by Rafael Alvarez

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope by Juan Esteban
Go to image pageStar Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope by Juan Esteban

Pigeon Plumtree III by Shana Levenson
Go to image pagePigeon Plumtree III by Shana Levenson

Charcoal portrait by Dylan Andrews
Go to image pageCharcoal portrait by Dylan Andrews

Tom Bernardes
Go to image pageTom Bernardes

Bantikboy by ennife
Go to image pageBantikboy by ennife

"The better to see u with my dear!" by MixxedMonster
Go to image page"The better to see u with my dear!" by MixxedMonster

Forrest Gump by David Belliveau
Go to image pageForrest Gump by David Belliveau

Symmetry part I & II by Daan Noppen
Go to image pageSymmetry part I & II by Daan Noppen

Harry Potter Book Covers by Olly Moss
Go to image pageHarry Potter Book Covers by Olly Moss

Leave a comment

  • That Harry Potter illustrations really feel great to me!

  • whosville

    A lot of skill, but I find it kind of sad that so many of our generation spend all their efforts paying homage to pop culture.

    • Tamara N

      I’m not sure why it would be sad – it’s essentially a whole bunch of people united by their love for stories. Sure, it’s not 100% their own creation, but if it makes others feel things by looking at their works, isn’t that just as amazing? :)