#Tbt, #ootd, #nofilter, #UGH. If your eyes glaze over every time you scroll through IG and see the same. dang. things, it’s time to feed your Feed. Food porn, fancy lattes, pics from that person you kind of know going on another fabulous vacation – it all gets real old real fast. But an inspired Instagram can, in turn, inspire you – that’s where finding new artists to follow on Instagram comes in.
From hashtag art challenges like #36DaysofType & #Mermay to artists just doing their thing, Instagram is a hub for discovering new artists, art trends, uses of color, patterns, you name it. It’s an endless source of inspiration that can spit some creative fire at your artist’s block and let the floodgates of creativity open (while also just breaking up the mirror selfies with some color and creativity). Here are 11 artists to follow on Instagram who will inject some creative magic into your brain.
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Blake Jones (@blake_jones)
Follow for: Super fun patterns, huge photo-worthy murals, sketchbooks full of drawings that are serious art goals, and perfect pastels.
Peep his Artist Shop
Kristen Liu-Wong (@kliuwong)
Follow for: Sex-positive art (heads up: NSFW), amazing color use, a unique style with serious tropical vibes, and super bright palettes.
Peep her Artist Shop.
Marcos Navarro (@marcosnavarroart)
Follow for: Amazing color use, mind-blowing & wild patterns, and PLANT ART!
Peep his Threadart
Ebony Bolt (@ebony_bolt)
Follow for: Super cool sketches of passerby New Yorkers, huge murals, stylized patterns, and an overall amazing style.
Ewan Brock (@letsbrock)
Follow for: Happy and feel-good designs, fun little characters, awesome art animations, and all-around good vibes.
Ali Mac (@alimacdoodle)
Follow for: Cool art animations, colorful designs, yummy food art that will make you hungry, how she designs for magazines & articles, and relatable art.
Alfredo Roagui (@roagui)
Follow for: Amazing Mermen (just in time for #MerMay!), fantastic Pride designs, very handsome dudes, and beautiful WIP sketches.
Laura Dro (@lauradrodesigns)
Follow for: Tropical vibes, Drive-esque color use, vacation vibes, and amazing painting work.
Mable Tan (@mabletandesigns)
Follow for: Super bright and cheery colors, intricate & happy patterns, and super positive & inspiring quotes,
BB Tamagotchi (@bbtamagotchi)
Follow for: Hilarious comics, cool illustrations over photos, rad patterns, and ham.