Portraiture, turns out, is not dead. And it won’t be. What is more, it will continue evolving with the upcoming generation of artists and requests, for where there is demand, there is supply. From the depiction of power through the arrogant form of monarchs and imaginary creatures in ancient times, to the acknowledgment of existence through ‘selfies’ taken in washrooms, alas, portraits prevail.
Piotr Leśniak, an illustrator from Warszaba, Poland, came up with these for different magazines:
Those, of course, are very different from these, which he made for Playboy:
And the ‘selfie’, of course:
Piotr Leśniak, check out more of his work at http://www.behance.net/lesniak…It’s worth it!