1. Urban Myth

Portuguese graphic designer Luís Alves creates beautiful composite images of iconic musicians. Look closely for intricate details — a young Michael Jackson rises from the Apollo Theater, where he won the Amateur Night talent show in 1967.

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Let’s face it. Tumblr isn’t always the best place to find original content. After 10,000 reblogs, it’s hard to know who first drew that cat on a unicycle.

But if you know where to look, the blogging network can be a great source of inspiring illustrations, sketches, paintings and graphics.

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If you’re an artist or simply an art lover, you’d do well to follow these 14 excellent blogs which feature original work. Got some other favorites in your feed? Share them in the comments.

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