Illustrations can be an excellent source of inspiration. An illustration communicates a story to its viewers through creatively artistic means. This is a collection of 40 beautiful and inspiring pieces by 19 talented illustrators. Make sure to click through the illustrators’ names to see their portfolio and more of their work.

1. Andreas Krapf

"ZOMBIE SQUIRREL"

"ICECREAM ISLAND"

"CANARY BIRD"

2. Natalie Sklobovskaya

"Vector Lion Poster"

"Vector Pictograms"

3. Jonathan Ball

"octo beast"

"vector fun illustration set"

4. MNK Crew

"Mnk Never Die"

5. Charles Williams

"Marvin Gaye portrait"

"Tell Me No Lies"

6. Mike Friedrich

"Characters"

"Selected Illustrations 2010"

7. Konrad Kirpluk

Part of "personal_project"

Part of "personal_project"

Part of "personal_project"

8. Camie Karstanje

"A illustration about the frustration that embroidery gives."

"Dans uit de maat"

9. Ricardo Gavinhos

Part of "Naturally Vector // Illustration"

Part of "Naturally Vector // Illustration"

10. Niklas Coskan

"Stay Frantic!"

"It wasn’t that nice in Oz…"

11. Frank Graetz

Part of "vector art"

Part of "vector art"

Part of "vector art"

12. Diego Rodriguez

"D.A.C.S ‘A Broken Life’"

13. Sebastian Feraut

"new set of illus in progress!"

"Remix !"

"Exorbitus"

"Vector is back !"

14. Michal Bialogrzywy

"escape"

15. Yana Moskaluk

"Chernushka"

"tsarevna-lyagushka"

16. Zutto

Part of "Spheres"

Part of "Spheres"

17. Adrian Van Delzel

"Nordon – Green Monster"

"VanZul – Blue Monster"

"MONSTER MOTH – SOFT BLUE"

18. Jared Nickerson

"GEOMAGNETIC COSMIC XRAY SPECS"

19. System Kings

Part of "Artist Series"

Part of "Artist Series"

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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.