20 illustrators to follow on Instagram

11. Guy Mckinley

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On his Instagram account, illustrator Guy Mckinley shares shots of his intricate pencil drawings. With work commissioned for the likes of Disney, BBC, Adidas and New Balance, make sure to follow him for some truly inspiring work.

12. Hattie Stewart

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'Professional doodler' Hattie Stewart's drawing style is fun, colourful, outrageous and abstract. With exhibitions at Pick Me Up, work featured in Interview Magazine and a recent solo show in Brighton, UK, Hattie's popularity has earned her a whopping 19,000 followers on Instagram. Make sure you give her a follow.

13. Malika Favre

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French illustrator Malika Favre's style is graphic and bold and aims to use as few lines and colours as needed to deliver the concept. Her Instagram account showcases her work, as well as some cool photographic shots of her travels.

14. Margaux Carpe

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London illustrator and one third of design study Animaux Circus, Margaux Carpe creates bold and fun designs using a variety of mediums from 0.2 Rotring pens to tones of cans of spray paint.

15. Daniel Frost

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London artist Daniel Frost depicts everyday life in striking illustrations, created with simple colour and composition. His Instagram account acts as an online portfolio of his work, including shots of his latest editorial spreads.

16. Justin Maller

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Australian artist Justin Maller has worked for the likes of American Express, Grammys, Dolby and Nike. His Instagram account is a showreel of his latest designs, peppered with occasional shots of his travels.

17. Darren Booth

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This Canadian illustrator and letterer has created work for huge brands including Coca-Cola, AOL, Target, Disney, McDonald's. As well as sharing snaps of his work, he also shares some really hilarious pictures of his cat Dougy and Cooper the dog.

18. Ping Zhu

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Brooklyn-based illustrator Ping Zhu is talked about as one of the most exciting illustrators of the now. Her work is intricate, varied and playful and has been picked up by some of the biggest editorial outlets, including The New York Times and Playboy. Give her a follow and get inspired as she takes to Instagram to share snippets of her work.

19. Steven Millington

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Steven Millington's Instagram is an homage to his passion for illustration and hand lettering. His work is influenced by the likes of Peter Blake and Quentin Blake, and has seen him collaborate with Vans and Ben Sherman. It's a great account to follow if you're a hand lettering fan, too.

20. Christi du Toit

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South African-based Christi du Toit is also an illustrator, letterer and graphic designer. Check out his Instagram account for examples of his brilliant character illustrations, as well as pictures of Misty the cat.

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Natalie Steers is a writer and social media expert, and is currently digital content marketer.