@keiross - Kier mainly uploads images of his sketchbook, depicting realistic scenes of streets, travelling, and occasionally politicians, mostly line-drawn in black & white. He's an Englishman living in Berlin so (predictably) is known to post satiric illustrations concerning politics, if that's your kind of thing.
@monachalabi - Mona Chalabi is a data journalist, who, in addition to her vibrant and informative illustrations on instagram, creates content for a host of renowned publications - including the Guardian, the BBC, National Geographic and Netflix. She posts easy to digest graphs & and charts on her instagram, illustrated with colourful and funky pictures.
@skbirdsong - Stephanie posts a mixture of polished pieces and sketchbook shots on her spirited instagram feed, often taking inspiration from popular culture as well as imagined scenes and figures. She somehow makes to-do lists into a work of art - see her account for confirmation.
@gemmacorrell - Now a famous artist, Gemma Correll is an illustrator with a very unique style who covers topics ranging from mental health, to mensuration, to seasonal cartons, to cats and dogs. Her illustrations are colourful and funny and often relatable - find her instagram below and join her already impressive following.
@bertavallo - Posting a mixture of black & white and colour illustrations, all of London-based Berta's artwork is incredibly intricate and always fascinating. Lots of her work, like the post pictured below, combines several smaller people, buildings and symbols meshed into a wonderfully energetic piece.
Instagram can be a handy way to both get inspired if you're a visual artist yourself, or a brilliant place to marvel at talented artists - or both. To find more artists you may want to follow, be sure check out the trending pages on hashtags like #sketchbook or #illustration.
Cover photo credit: Instagram @skbirdsong