In 2010, London-based illustrator, Daniel Mackie “abandoned Photoshop” (as described in his biography) to harness his creative energy into watercolors on heavy paper. His work will convince you to step away from the computer, too. Mackie’s watercolor paintings and portraits have been featured in some amazing publications worldwide, including Maxim, GQ, The Guardian, The Times, The Observer, and many others.
Check out some samples below and more on his portfolio site here. I love how he incorporates a lot of Japanese woodblock prints into the background of his pieces (like the first one shown below):
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