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Are You Following These 3 Badass Female Illustrators On Instagram Yet?

  • IWB Post
  •  March 20, 2017

 

All you have to do is search #art on Instagram and see millions of brilliant artworks by artists from around the world. We personally like the ones with a strong message hidden inside them.

Here’s a list of three feminist illustrators who doodle their voice out on Instagram. Meet Frances Cannon, Polly Nor and Robin Eisenberg who love sharing their favourite feminist moments in creative forms on social media.

These three artists are known for brutally showing the world woman’s reality. Read about them and tell us how much you can relate to their quirky illustrations that describe anxiety, sexuality, feminism and everything ‘natural’ to do with women.

Frances Cannon

Frances’ work is all about self-love. She told Rookiemag, “It was spurred on when I got tired of treating myself poorly because I was not the media’s definition of beauty. I began obsessively drawing women who looked like me, and each time I drew these women (based on myself and my body) I felt more confident in myself and my body. I’ve really found something that I am so inspired by, and I think that my art will revolve around these themes for a really long time.

HEY ? DISCOUNTED PRINTS ON MY STORE when you enter the code “WTH” because why the fuck not!? 25% off! Ends Sunday! K bye

2,504 Likes, 17 Comments – Frances Cannon (@frances_cannon) on Instagram: “HEY ? DISCOUNTED PRINTS ON MY STORE when you enter the code “WTH” because why the fuck not!? 25%…”

I will sit and drink my tea and wade through this sea of sad. It will be ok.

4,681 Likes, 53 Comments – Frances Cannon (@frances_cannon) on Instagram: “I will sit and drink my tea and wade through this sea of sad. It will be ok.”

 

Peace out ✌?✌?✌?✌?

4,476 Likes, 47 Comments – Frances Cannon (@frances_cannon) on Instagram: “Peace out ✌?✌?✌?✌?”

Polly Nor

Polly loves talking about the women and the demon (read: sex drive) inside them. She told Coolhunting.com, “Through this very warped representation of sex and relationships, young girls are being taught that they are submissive, sexual objects for men to leer over, use and control, and led to believe that their value lies wholly in how sexy they are. But then, to make things even more confusing, our society also teaches females that being too sexual is shameful and vulgar. We should look available, but not too easy; we should be flirty, but not too forward; we should have sex, but not with too many people and so on. I’m interested in discussing and reacting to these conflicting pressures from a female perspective for a young female audience.”

Women getting carried away TB

38.4k Likes, 116 Comments – POLLY NOR (@pollynor) on Instagram: “Women getting carried away TB”

Only Way Up

27.7k Likes, 80 Comments – POLLY NOR (@pollynor) on Instagram: “Only Way Up”

Robin Eisenberg

Robin Eisenberg’s work shows women exploring their sexuality unapologetically. She told Laweekly.com, “The whole idea behind my drawings is that it’s kind of for yourself. I think it’s really important to have a strong sexual identity and feel comfortable and happy with yourself. Whatever anybody else thinks shouldn’t really come into play at all. … That should just be about you and not about anybody else.”

#tbt to these skate decks I made for @thebettyz citygirlz show in 2015 ???

6,769 Likes, 35 Comments – Robin Eisenberg (@robineisenberg) on Instagram: “#tbt to these skate decks I made for @thebettyz citygirlz show in 2015 ???”

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5,083 Likes, 29 Comments – Robin Eisenberg (@robineisenberg) on Instagram: “one more day! 15% off and free worldwide shipping on art prints! ???? society6.com/robineisenberg ✨”

 

She added, “I dream that there are alien girls that just eat pizza in a bathtub and watch The X-Files and laugh about it. That would be amazing.”

Undoubtedly, the artworks of these women are extremely bold and true.

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