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17 Brilliant Artists To Follow When You're In A Creative Slump

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1. Valerie Chua

What she's known for: Ethereal and dreamlike watercolor illustrations of women alongside various elements of nature—typically flora and fauna. She also works with oil paint and holds basic to advanced watercolor workshops.

See more of her works here and here.

2. Abbey Sy

What she's known for: Hand letterings using watercolor and ink, and artsy travel diaries. She also offers basic to advanced hand lettering workshops on a regular basis.

See more of her works here and here.

3. Cynthia Bauzon-Arre

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What she's known for: Watercolor illustrations—usually of women in interesting environments—that plays with light and shadows. She's also a graphic designer and has collaborated with clients like Filipino bands Eraserheads and Itchyworms.

See more of her works here and here.

4. Margaret Morales

http://www.margaretmorales.com/
http://www.margaretmorales.com/

What she's known for: Her own watercolored versions of pop culture characters like Daenerys Taragaryen. Her works are relatively more colorful, but still maintain to be easy on the eyes.

See more of here works here and here.

5. Tof Zapanta

https://www.behance.net/tofzapanta
https://www.behance.net/tofzapanta

What he's known for: Skillful colored pencil illustrations of people—typically hands and faces—with natural elements. He's also adept at graphic design and is an art director for an advertising agency in the Philippines.

See more of his works here and here.

6. Megan Diño

http://drawingdispatches.com/
http://drawingdispatches.com/

What she's known for: Watercolor illustrations of various pop culture personalities which she turns into merchandise like tote bags, phone cases, and tshirts.

See more of her works here and here.

7. May Ann Licudine

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What she's known for: Crazy-detailed mixed-media paintings of Asian women and Studio Ghibli-inspired artworks. Instead of the usual paper, she uses wood and hand-textured papers (which she makes herself) as a surface to paint on.

See more of her works here and here.

8. Jamie Catt

http://jamiecatt.com/
http://jamiecatt.com/

What she's known for: Whimsical watercolor illustrations of animals with geometrical shapes throughout the background.

See more of her works here and here.

9. June Digan

https://instagram.com/p/1mjNW2gbSw/
https://instagram.com/p/5aukpbAbSl/

What she's known for: Her inspirational 365-day project which beautifully combines watercolor illustration and lettering.

See more of her works here and here.

10. Arlene Sy

https://www.behance.net/arlenesy
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What she's known for: Loosely rendered watercolor illustrations of portraits, flowers, and sceneries mainly composed of foliage.

See more of here works here and here.

11. Raine Sarmiento

http://rainesarmiento.com/
http://rainesarmiento.com/

What she's known for: Dreamy watercolor illustrations of women in muted colors accompanied by food, objects, swirls, and geometric shapes.

See more of her works here and here.

12. Nicolas Roa

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What he's known for: Excellent pencilling and detailing skills with the female form, fashion, and style as the usual subjects.

See more of his works here.

13. Raf Banzuela

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What he's known for: Combining surrealism and realism in his highly-detailed artworks focusing on the human figure and nature. This causes his works to give that unsettling feeling (the good kind) towards the viewer. His medium is mostly graphite, but he also dabbles on acrylic and ink.

See more of his works here.

14. Tokwa Peñaflorida

http://tokwap.tumblr.com/
http://tokwap.tumblr.com/

What he's known for: Mixed-media art pieces that may remind the viewers of mythical creatures and folklore.

See more of his works here.

15. Luis Antonio Santos

http://luisantoniosantos.com/
http://luisantoniosantos.com/

What he's known for: Hyper-realistic oil paintings of distorted subjects such as people and structures. He's known to depict his subjects in their most erratic nature.

See more of his works here.

16. Soleil Ignacio

http://choleil.com/
http://choleil.com/

What she's known for: Fashion and beauty illustrations with distinct stylized strokes and textures. Just look at how she draws that hair! 😍

See more of her works here and here.

17. Vin Quilop

https://www.behance.net/VinQuilop
https://www.behance.net/VinQuilop

What he's known for: Photorealistic traditional and digital portraits of popular characters and personalities. He's more drawn to a classical style of painting apparent in his brush strokes and the way he renders light to his works.

See more of his works here and here.

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