Celeb Drawings That Prove Illustration Is The Sincerest Form Of Flattery

Sure, you could replicate their outfits or make a magazine based on their hit films. But, the surest way to get your favorite celeb’s attention? A killer drawing — and Instagram has no shortage of those.

The photo-sharing site's become an incubator for illustrators, and with the help of celebrities, their talent has been seen by millions; some of them, like Donald Robertson, are even scoring highly coveted collaborations.

So, in defense of illustration as the most beautiful way to fan out, we’ve rounded up our favorites in a range of styles and mediums — plus the pics that inspired the art. With Fashion Week around the corner, there are sure to be some next-level illustrations coming up. Click ahead to see which Insta illustrators you should start following now.

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