Tangleworm is an artist who does realistic and semi-realistic drawings of figures and characters, as well as useful guides on how to draw. You can follow at:

➡️ @Tangleworm

The "Oddly Specific Art Tips" series is particularly useful 😃

There's often a fantasy/scifi theme in the drawings, but they cover a wide range of genres.

The Curator of mastodon.art boosts lots of interesting posts by artists from across the Fediverse. You can follow them at:

➡️ @Curator

As well as pictures, they also recommend creators of interesting photos, videos, audio etc.

This is maybe the best account to follow if you want to discover art on the Fediverse, highly recommended 👍

Aender Lara is a 3D artist and dev who does lovely designs and renderings, you can follow at:

➡️ @aenderlara

They have a portfolio site at artstation.com/aenderlara

They use @Blender to create the 3D images.

Inkscape is a free open source vector drawing app, like a libre alternative to Adobe Illustrator. You can follow at:

➡️ @inkscape

It's available for Linux, Mac and Windows from the official site at inkscape.org

Cosmobotic is a tattoo artist who posts pictures of their designs and finished tattoos. You can follow them at:

➡️ @Cosmobotic

They have an artwork shop at cosmobotic.bigcartel.com

PixelFed is the Fediverse's alternative to Instagram. You can follow the project at:

➡️ @pixelfed

PixelFed accounts can be followed from Mastodon, and vice versa.

You can find instances to join at pixelfed.org/join

The project's website is at pixelfed.org

You can also self-host, or you can get managed hosting from SpaceBear at app.spacebear.ee

Benjamin Brinckmann is an artist and illustrator who draws digitally in a fairly naturalistic style, often depicting wildlife or landscapes. You can follow at:

➡️ @BenjaminBrinckmann

Their portfolio is at portfolio.brinckmann.no

Artists

H. McGill is an illustrator who creates strange, Hieronymous Bosch-like works often inspired by medieval originals. You can follow at:

➡️ @hannahcomb

McGill's website is at hmcgill.art

Ionas is an artist who draws stylised fantastic creatures, often in bright high contast colours. You can follow at:

➡️ @violetmagician

Their artwork particularly suits physical objects, and they have some really cool items in their Etsy shop at etsy.com/shop/violetmagician

All about Vinyl is an account posting images from classic vinyl records. You can follow at:

➡️ @vinyl

Ubuntu Studio is a Linux distribution intended for creative people, and includes preinstalled free open software for image, audio, video and text editing. You can follow at:

➡️ @ubuntustudio

You can download or find out more from the official site at ubuntustudio.org

Alternatively, you can install the software on another flavour of Ubuntu using the Studio Installer: ubuntustudio.org/ubuntu-studio

Sajan Rai is an artist who draws surreal illustrations with a distinctive style, mixing modern subjects, 1950s colours and an Asian aesthetic. You can follow at:

➡️ @sajan

Rai's website is at sajanrai.co.uk

JohannC draws detailed black and white cartoon illustrations using Libre software such as @inkscape and open vector graphics standards. You can follow at:

➡️ @johannc

The account posts in French, but it's almost all visual so don't worry if you don't speak it!

Monarobot is an artist and illustrator who reinterprets modern concepts using the style of Mayan script. You can follow at:

➡️ @monarobot

Monarobot is also a prop designer on the new Crunchyroll animated series "Onyx Equinox".

You can see their website at monarobot.com

Krita is a free open source professional painting and drawing app for illustrators and 2D animators. It has a big presence on the Fediverse:

➡️ @Krita (main account)

➡️ @kritafoundation (video account)

➡️ @Krita_artists (community account)

Krita is available for Linux, Mac and Windows. You can download from the official site at krita.org

rnadness is a painter who uses traditional techniques to make psychedelic art. You can follow her at:

➡️ @rnadness

If you enjoy rnadness's art, you can support her through her shop at rnadness.bigcartel.com

Danielle animates weird short little films, you can follow at:

➡️ @danielle

If the videos aren't visible on your instance yet, you can see them all at greatview.video/accounts/danie

Each is very strange, but maybe the catchiest is this one: greatview.video/videos/watch/8

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