10 Queer Artists to Follow on Instagram

10 Queer Artists to Follow on Instagram

10 Queer Artists to Follow on Instagram

We’ve rounded up the best Queer Artist for you to follow on Instagram, right now

We’ve rounded up the best Queer Artist for you to follow on Instagram, right now

Text: Paul Madley

Escaping COVID has meant falling down a lot more Instagram holes, from day-dreaming of your next vacay to sourcing outfit inspiration for post-covid looks. IG is the easiest form of escapism, giving us instant access to art, culture, fashion, film, music, and travel. It’s also one of the best platforms to discover new talents.

Over the past 12 months, artists everywhere have really used the platform to share incredible works of art.
From camp, Disney, cartoon-crossovers to challenging toxic masculinity, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best Queer artists for you to follow on Instagram, right now (you’re welcome). 

@bastianilkk

This freelance illustrator often creates whimsical NSFW illustrations, that contain symbolism, cute boys, flowers, humor, and fashion. 

@bastianilkk

@bastianilkk

@h.o.r.n.o.5

A digital artist who also paints onto canvas, h.o.r.o.n 5 creates images that range from everyday erotic encounters to random hook-ups and surreal fantasies. He’s known for a unique color palette and a love of extreme closeups. 

@h.o.r.n.o.5

@h.o.r.n.o.5

@soufianeababri

Soufiane works with colored pencils and pastels to create works that celebrate male beauty and intimacy. He’s also created a series that challenged toxic masculinity within the queer community.

@soufianeababri

@soufianeababri

@tomtaylorillustrated

This illustrator takes his inspiration from Disney movies and pop culture. Amongst images of Kim Petras, Britney Spears, Lana del Rey, you’ll find Disney heartthrobs transformed into hipsters, buxom-bombshells, and bearded daddies. 

@tomtaylorillustrated

@tomtaylorillustrated

@bearlydanny

known for comic book-style, digital illustrations, Danny’s work explores themes of love, sex, relationships, and awakard situations.

@bearlydanny

@bearlydanny

@jasonebeyer

A 3D artist who creates hypersexualized images that focus on exaggerated beauty, sci-fi, and horror. 

@jasonebeyer

@jasonebeyer

@felixdeon

An artist who takes inspiration from traditional Japanese art, maritime hotties, and decades gone by.

@felixdeon

@felixdeon

@portiswasp1

A mixed-media artist who works with photography, and film to create digital mood boards, editorials, and videos. His work is a seductive blend of fashion, film, advertising, and anime. He uses the best soundtracks for mood boards and, also shares NSFW edits on Twitter.

@portiswasp1

@portiswasp1

@_jameshoy

A London-based artist who captures intimate moments with sitters. Using oil paints and colored pencils he creates strong portraits and sensitive nudes.

@_jameshoy

@_jameshoy

@artedgar

A fan of muscle-bears, Edgar creates homoerotic works with watercolors, inks, and pens.

@artedgar

@artedgar

 

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