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Jake Sheridan

Jake Sheridan is a writer from the UK, but don't let that put you off. He enjoys art, the weird, the strange, writing lists and talking about himself in the third person. Come say hello: https://twitter.com/jellypinkfish

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Artist draws the things she purchases each day

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By Jake Sheridan in New Illustration on Friday 25 October 2013

Kate Bingaman-Burt is an illustrator from Portland, Oregon. In 2006, she started drawing the things she purchased each day. Her illustrations track the consumption that fills our daily lives, holding up a mirror to her own obsession with shopping. Bingaman-Burts ink drawings and witty annotations mock not only her own relationship with consumption but the […]

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Artist gets blank comic panels tattooed in his arm, fills them in each day with comics

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By Jake Sheridan in New Illustration on Wednesday 23 October 2013

Getting a tattoo is a big decision: you don’t want to get bored with it, you want it to stay as interesting as the day you get it. Comic book artist Patrick Yurick found a unique solution to this: get a tattoo of some blank comic panels, and fill them in each day with a different scribbled comic. Problem solved.

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Bombs Away: Doodled magazine illustrations

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By Jake Sheridan in New Illustration on Tuesday 22 October 2013

It’s simple. Choose a magazine. Doodle on it. Done. As simple as dropping a bomb, but with less mess. Although thats not always the case, with Doodle Bombs ranging from intricate fine art stylings, to tattoo style inks to the inevitable detailed rendering of a particular part of the male anatomy. Have a look, have a blast, get inspired and set off your own Doodle Bomb. Just make sure to step back.

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Walts Wardrobe: a website dedicated to the wardrobe of Walter White

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By Jake Sheridan in New Fashion on Friday 18 October 2013

Ever wondered what outfit Walter White was wearing in each episode of Breaking Bad? Well now you can with this handy site. Not only does it list each outfit worn by the once great meth crime lord/teacher/family man, it also lists them in chronological order. At last, fashion fans and Breaking Bad fans have something […]

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Chris McMahon adds monsters into Thrift Store artworks

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By Jake Sheridan in New Art on Monday 14 October 2013

Chris McMahon gets paintings from thrift stores and garage sales and then adds monsters to them. It’s as simple as that. It’s as effective as that. See green lakeland vistas stalked by hulking colossus’s, swamp monsters and even a land narwhal. The pairing of serene landscape and garish monster really works well.

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Brazilian street artist adds graffiti to abandoned psychiatric hospital in Italy

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By Jake Sheridan in New Art on Friday 11 October 2013

Herbert Baglione, a Brazilian street artist, has painted creepy shadows in the one place that didn’t need any creepy shadows: an abandoned psychiatric hospital in Italy. And by creepy, I mean his painted shadows literally creep out from discarded wheelchairs and open doors. His shadows lurk like trapped tortured souls, always heading towards doors as […]

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Paul Rogers illustrates Jack Kerouac’s novel On The Road, page by page

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By Jake Sheridan in New Illustration on Friday 11 October 2013

Paul Rogers is a California based illustrator who has set out on a journey to illustrate Jack Kerouac’s 1957 novel On The Road. Page by page. Seriously. Deciding to embark on such a task is surely daunting if not down right mad. But as Kerouac himself said: ‘the only people for me are the mad […]

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David Bussell has been hiding graffiti messages in hotels since 2006

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By Jake Sheridan in New Photography on Thursday 10 October 2013

The writings on the wall, and behind that frame, and under the sink and even in the fridge. David Bussell has been hiding messages in hotels since 2006 and what fun he’s been having. His crude drawings and surreal messages have no doubt been confusing residents and entertaining us alike. And I think we know […]

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Storms Coming: Tim Minchin’s wickedly good beat poem

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By Jake Sheridan in Video on Tuesday 9 July 2013

Inside the confines of an unassuming London flat, a dinner party plays host to musician and comedian Tim Minchin as he argues with a hippy named Storm. Who would have thought a nine minute beat poem was the perfect vehicle for such an encounter, but it really works and makes for quite an impact. The […]

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Doodle Flix turns Netflix envelopes into pieces of art

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By Jake Sheridan in New Art on Monday 1 July 2013

What do you do with your Netflix envelope? You doodle on it, of course, and end up with these inspired doodles. It’s a great idea. Envelopes and posting letters are becoming increasingly redundant in this age of technology and super fast email, but let’s face it: you can’t doodle on an email.

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Francesco Francavilla’s Batploitation: 1970’s style Batman art

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By Jake Sheridan in New Illustration on Monday 1 July 2013

Francesco Francavilla has an awesome name, which is befitting as he is also an awesome artist. Re-imagining Batman in a 70’s exploitation cinema style, with its pulp stylings, seedy characters and muted oranges, Francavilla has made The Dark Knight, well, not so dark. Batman and his rogues gallery lends itself well to the exploitation style, […]

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In Doodle Format: a tumblr about, erm, doodles

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By Jake Sheridan in Cool Websites on Monday 1 July 2013

Doodles are unfocussed drawings made on scraps of paper when you are not really concentrating. But In Doodle Format uses the simple doodle to represent meaning through abstract shapes. In Doodle Format really does what it says on the tin. It takes inspiration from all forms of pop culture, from films, video games and even […]

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The Best of Vine: waste 6 more seconds of your life

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By Jake Sheridan in Video on Saturday 22 June 2013

When the micro-video sharing app Vine was launched in January 2013, people weren’t really sold on the whole 6 second movie idea. But with 12 million posts a day, it has proved the naysayers wrong. And who can deny the the humour that can be found in these short short clips? They will waste your […]

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Steve Girard’s nightmarish illustrations

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By Jake Sheridan in New Illustration on Friday 21 June 2013

Elephants playing keyboards; melting faces; hands for eyes; and monsters… lots of monsters. This is the work of Steve Girard. It’s the type of art that perfectly sums up that weird part of the Internet you find yourself browsing in the early hours. He evokes Gary Larson with his surrealism and recurring character types and […]

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Life without Internet: a video by Paul Miller

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By Jake Sheridan in Video on Friday 31 May 2013

A year ago, blogger Paul Miller exiled himself from the Internet. Disconnected from the web for 365 days, he hoped to become more productive, taking a journey to discover himself, free from the distractions of Facebook and funny cats. Watch what actually happened.

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