davit yukhanyan creates illustrations made of hundreds of illustrations
davit yukhanyan creates illustrations made of hundreds of illustrations davit yukhanyan creates illustrations made of hundreds of illustrations
nov 15, 2015

davit yukhanyan creates illustrations made of hundreds of illustrations

davit yukhanyan creates illustrations made of hundreds of illustrations
all images © davit yukhanyan




armenia-based architect and illustrator davit yukhanyan creates with a technical black pen on a 70 x 100 cm paper, detailed illustrations that depict the artist’s world and the one we live in, in a surrealist way. the drawings consist of different pieces in the form of small sketches that make part of a bigger one, coming together in one deeply rich image. the concept behind the pieces is that of an illustration made of illustrations, referencing our material world that consists of different pieces that when put together, complete our reality.

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‘and when you lose control’ is the first piece of the series




the first piece of this series is called ‘and when you lose control’ and is followed by ‘isolated winner’. both of them show an abundance of detail that invites the viewer to get lost between the black and precise lines that endlessly change as new layers are discovered. each piece tells a complete different story depending on the distance, depending on the view, and depending on the interpreter.

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a mix between human and animal forms is found throughout the series

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the closer you look, the more details you will find

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‘isolated winner’ is the second piece of the series

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the bigger picture consists of a man with a lizard face and a lobster hand seating alone on a podium

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as you get closer new images appear

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these new images tell new stories

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davit yukhanyan
each illustration is made on a 70 x 100cm paper with a technical black pen



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edited by: juliana neira | designboom

  • I love your work. I work allot like you do. Yes, you are a thousand times more intricate. Love your work.

    Cher Groseclose says:
  • Fantastic work, the level of detail is exquisite.

    Seif says:
  • Absolutely insane – this is genious like Bosch

    mueller-paul dirk says:

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