Perusing social networking fashion blogs like Facehunter and The Sartorialist, artist Fernanda Guedes draws inspiration from the people they feature. In her series People and Their Invented Histories, the Brazil-based illustrator conjures up a colorful biography for the faces behind the photos with vibrant illustrations and handwritten profiles detailing the family backgrounds, jobs, thoughts, and feelings she imagines these strangers might have. The eye-opening collection consists of over 40 sketchbook drawings paired with captivating stories and serves as a fascinating example of online identities and communities influencing art. Look through some of our favorites from the series after the jump.
Image credit: Fernanda Guedes [Spotted via Doodlers Anonymous]