Cameras Captured by Artist Hearts


So many artists can't seem to resist analogue cameras. Here's a selection of illustrations depicting our favourite optical gadgets alongside a wistful rambling on the subject of cameras in art.

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From the technical and geometrical symmetry and intrigue of the intricate architecture of our optical friends, to the dreamy pastel daydream sketches pulled from a pastel wonderland, there’s a million different ways to show your undying love for these wondrously varied devices. A myriad of artists frequently find themselves stumbling into an endless wonderland of cute cameras, capturing their fragile artist hearts with a click and a whirr.

Whether with hurried scribbles thickening wildly like Alistair Darling’s eyebrows, or perfectly measured lines and curves meeting softly like old friends, the camera will be a subject long drawn on for artistic adventure.

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written by ashdinosaur on 2011-09-06 in #lifestyle #illustration #sketches #cameras #pastel #analogue-lifestyle #lomography #analogue #optical #art


  1. lawypop
    lawypop ·

    They all sure look great on a Tee!

  2. natalieerachel
  3. freshmeat_omd
  4. notanda
    notanda ·

    Check out my friend Jen's brilliant illustration of a DianaF+ camera

    You can see more on her site

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