Tag Archives: folklore

Folklore, Occult and Contemporary Design in TrueBlack Tarot by Arthur Wang

TrueBlack Tarot is a gorgeous, luxe tarot deck by Arthur Wang. Illustrated in a style that refuses to be placed in any specific era or time, each card emerges from the darkness a story in itself, embodied in a painting that … Continue reading

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Enchanting Folkloristic Illustrations and Animations by Alexandra Dvornikova

These enchanting folkloristic illustrations and animations are by London-based artist Alexandra Dvornikova. Native of Saint Petersburg (Russia), Alexandra found inspiration from nature, wilderness, and folktale. Tumblr / Instagram /  Society6

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Mysticism, Japanese Folklore and Mechanical Gears by Zeen Chin

Zeen Chin is a freelance illustrator and concept artist living in Kuala Lumpur. Each of his artworks is a suggestive embodiment of memories, mysticism, japanese folklore with a handful of those erotic women with mechanical gear. ArtStation /  Instagram  

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Detailed Colored Pencil Drawings by Marco Mazzoni

Milan-based artist Marco Mazzoni creates intricate drawings almost exclusively with colored pencils. His works are about the cycles of nature and worlds based heavily in Italian folklore. Mazzoni weaves a world based on Italian folklore, made up of Janas and Cogas, female figures … Continue reading

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Slavic Folklore Through High-Fashion Portraits

Moscow-based photographer Andrey Yakovlev and art director Lili Aleeva (a duo known simply as Yakovlev and Aleeva) created a photo series placing their subjects in traditional Slavic garb to create a interesting mixture of traditionalism, high fashion and certain degree of … Continue reading

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Paper Mongolian Costumes

Three girls in paper costumes from paper artist Asya Kozina. Stylized and exaggerated forms of traditional Mongolian costume by artist. “The idea for this project came from my fascination by mongolian wedding costumes. They themselves are very extravagant and futuristic. … Continue reading

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Jill Hoffman

Raccoon Ghost “My name is Jill Hoffman (Pinecone to some) and I’m an artist working in Upstate New York. I freelance, creating illustrations, concept art, and various commissioned fine art. I also dabble in crafts and mixed media collage. Being … Continue reading

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