Surreal art has been immensely popular in the t-shirt world, especially in the DBH community. Photo editing programs such as Photoshop and Illustrator make creating these bizarre and dreamlike worlds extremely easy and fun. Surrealism is defined as an art style that has the qualities of something surreal, bizarre and containing a mix of fact and fantasy. Think dream-like! Have you ever wondered what your two favorite animals would look like if they were combined? What if your world got turned upside down? There are no limits to surreal design - the weirder the better. Get inspired by the beautiful and strange designs below, and try your hand at some surreal t-shirt designs! (PS. Need more inspiration? Check out famous artists Rene Magritte, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp and Joan Miro).
The Spaceman's Trip by Gloopz
What's this astronaut up to? This spaceman has collected a bunch of planets that resemble balloons. The unique textures of the planets make them look realistic - but are they really? Get your hands on this surreal space design before it's lost to distant galaxies.
Going where the wind blows by Radiomode
Artist radiomode is one of the masters of surrealism in our artist community and this cute design doesn't disappoint. This surreal design promises a daring journey as this dandelion / hot air balloon blows away in the wind. Looking for an adventure? Look no further! If you need any inspiration - we'd suggest checking out his DBH Collective here.
Shark Forest by Artemple
Can you imagine a world where you'd have to worry about sharks in more places than just the ocean?! Neither could we! Or - is this just a massive underwater forest? We can't tell! This cool surreal t-shirt reimagines a peaceful forest with ferocious sharks and beautiful watercolor sunset. Either way, keep out of the water in this surreal shark tshirt.
The Milky Way by Radiomode
Is this what the Milky Way is really made of? Surreal artist radiomode sure thinks so! This adorable illustration / photorealistic combo creates a cute surreal scene in space. All we're left wondering is where are the cookies!? Grab this foodie, surreal design before its gone.
Dream Theory by ArchanN
This surreal design completely embodies a "dreamlike" design. A combination of bright, wild brushstrokes create an almost impressionistic styled piece of art (think Monet!). A woman's head is transforming into a burst of colors and birds? We're not quite sure but the illusions are astounding. Drift into an amazing dream with this surreal design.