Riles Jones is an artist combining different styles, mixing figurative with the surreal. You can follow him at:

➡️ @unibrawn

The style is really distinctive and interesting, hard to place in a particular box.

It's like a mashup of impressionism and 1980s / 1990s pop culture aesthetic 🖼️ 😎

Apertus develops and promotes FOSS software and open hardware for professional filmmaking. You can follow them at:

➡️ @apertus

Their website is at

One of their flagship products is the Axiom range of open hardware high end film cameras, produced in association with Magic Lantern (the makers of unofficial Canon firmware).

Joe Gran is an animator who does fun, surreal short videos. You can follow at:

➡️ @joe

As well as the animations themselves, Gran also does livestreams (using PeerTube's new livestream feature) showing how the animations are put together. For example, the creation of this video was livestreamed:

If the videos aren't all visible on your instance, you can see them at

Xzyolotl is an artist who creates wonderfully intricate and colourful 2D drawings and 3D renderings of surreal, fantastic monsters. You can follow at:

➡️ @xzyolotl

They have a blog at

The 3D renderings are made with the FOSS graphics suite @blender

Yatoimtop is an animator, artist, musician and game developer. You can follow his video channel at:

➡️ @yatoimtop

He did a really nice music video to go with an EP he released:

The video is made with the FOSS animation suite @blender

You can find the EP on Bandcamp at:

Silk_Drone is a drone photographer in Japan who takes beautiful overhead pictures. You can follow at:

➡️ @silkandfire

They are part of the excellent Tokyo Camera Club instance.

Plume is an artist and illustrator who draws in a variety of colourful styles, often featuring chibi figures and/or cartoon animals. You can follow at:

➡️ @prismplume

Kathaja is an artist who draws Gigeresque alien and fantasy creatures, mostly in monochrome or muted colours. You can follow at:

➡️ @Kathaja

Kathaja's Deviantart is at

Zughy is a pixel artist and creator of mods for Minetest, you can follow at:

➡️ @zughy

Minetest is a FOSS alternative to Minecraft, you can follow it at @Minetest

Kunihito Ohtsubo is a Japanese photographer of nature and landscapes, and part of the excellent Tokyo Camera Club instance. You can follow at:

➡️ @kunihito_ohtsubo

Classical Artwork is a bot that posts a random public domain painting or drawing every few hours. You can follow at:

➡️ @art

The paintings are sourced from the classical artwork PD site

Amôgurumi creates cute crochet amigurumi figures, you can follow at:

➡️ @amogurumi

It's quite a new account so the posts may not yet be visible on your instance. If you want to see them all, go to

Yukihito Ono is an award-winning photographer from Japan, mainly doing landscapes/cityscapes. You can follow at:

➡️ @onotch

Their official site is at

Jake Lawrence is an artist, cartoonist and creator of the Nice Long Walk webcomic series. You can follow at:

➡️ @timecowboy

Brandkopf draws and paints fantastic portraits, figures and scenes both digitally and traditionally. They also do interesting videos about their art, including quick sketches and timelapses from start to finish.

You can follow at:

➡️ @brandkopf (images)


➡️ @brandkopf (videos)

Here's an example video:

Their portfolio is at

Nikolay Sobolev is a digital artist creating really cute 3D lowpoly dioramas. You can follow at:

➡️ @NSobolew


➡️ @NSobolewArt

Sobolev's website is at

The dioramas are created using FOSS graphics software like @Blender and @Krita

Helvetica Blanc is an artist that creates minimalist but fascinating images with bright pure colours. You can follow at:

➡️ @helveticablanc

Their website is at

Libre Graphics Meeting is an annual conference discussing free open source graphics software, including graphic design, digital painting and more.

You can follow at:

➡️ @lgm


➡️ @lgm (videos)

You can see the presentations from the 2020 conference online at the video account above.

The official website is at

The Arts Hole (no really, that's the name!) is a series of quirky and informative videos about the history of art. You can follow at:

➡️ @theartshole

The full set of videos is also viewable at

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