Illustration is one of purest forms of creation. Often, It involves nothing but your imagination, your pencil and — not to mention — an immense level of focus.

The artists included in this post all have strong portfolios with their own distinct ethos. We just love the diversity of styles and tastes that illustrators possess nowadays.

Take at look at these artists’ portfolios for some inspiration or to see if you might collaborate with them. Perhaps you might even buy one of their prints.

Rick Calzi aka “Dying Breed” – Buffalo, New York

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Rick Calzi’s Portfolio:

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Broll & Prascida – Paris, France

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Broll & Prascida’s Portfolio:

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Van Orton Design – Turin, Italy

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Van Orton Design’s Portfolio:

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Ale Giorgini – Vicenzia, Italy

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Ale Giorgini’s Portfolio:

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Aaron Klopp – Charlotte, North Carolina

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Aaron Klopp’s Portfolio:

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Etienne Chaize – Strasbourg, France

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Etienne Chaize’s Portfolio:

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Oscar Llorens – Madrid, Spain

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Oscar Llorens’ Portfolio:

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Kei Meguro – New York, New York

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Kei’s Meguro’s Portfolio:

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Conrado Salinas – Los Angeles, California

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Conrado Salinas’ Portfolio:

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Jared Muralt – Bern, Switzerland

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Jaren Muralt’s Portfolio:

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Author:

Isaac is the Co-Founder and Chief Editor of Design Instruct. He has experience in various design and art related fields including design, illustration, and photography. He's in charge of making sure that Design Instruct publishes high quality content that professional designers and digital artists demand and expect. Get in touch via email and on Twitter as @designinstruct or @IAMTHEGUBE.