Explore our selection of illustrative paintings for sale. Our collection is always expanding to showcase some of the best contemporary illustrative painters and a wide variety of subjects and styles. If you’re not sure where to start, take a look at our popular botanical, still life or portrait illustrative paintings.
Simon M Smith works predominantly with botanical subject matters, creating beautiful floral paintings by layering dress pattern tissue, torn paper and soft colour washes. The result is an intriguingly detailed image made up of varying elements and textures. Check out works such as Sparrowhawk (2020), available to purchase or rent today.
An illustration is defined as a decoration, interpretation or visual explanation. It is a hugely versatile art form which blurs the distinction between drawing and fine art, with contemporary artists drawing influence from multiple sources, such as graffiti, fashion, computer games and animation.