Instagram Artist Turns Cocktail Napkins Into Observational Cartoons
An Instagram artist by the name of NapkinKilla is garnering attention for his hilarious caricatures of famous fashion editors, Bushwick bar rats, street stylers, rappers, and more. Recently he took over Bushwick Daily‘s Instagram feed, for which he traveled to Bushwick nightlife hot spots and eavesdropped on a few eyeroll-worthy conversations (our favorite is obviously the guy bragging about the “VIP brunch at Art Basel” he is planning on attending). We cringe, but deep inside, aren’t we all that guy?
A few months before that, he was commissioned by New York Magazine‘s fashion blog The Cut to attend various Fashion Week shows and after-parties where he drew regulars like Anna Wintour, Bill Cunningham, and Grace Coddington as well as no-name hipsters loitering outside the Hood by Air show. He was even tapped by Diesel to sketch some of their products—all on the same cocktail napkins most of us use to keep our drinks from sweating all over us.
Typically he leaves his drawings around to be discovered by unsuspecting (and lucky) people. But not, of course, before Instagramming his creations. NapkinKilla currently only has 3,000 followers, but we predict he will have a lot more before long.
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