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Hilarious captions for historical art: women listening to men

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Illustration on Tuesday 29 July 2014

There’s nothing quite like adding satyrical commentary to old paintings. Seriously you have to try it. Mallory Ortberg, a writer for The Toast brings us a hilarious series of captions for paintings entitled Women Listening To Men. In case it wasn’t clear, the title is rather ironic, as Ortberg’s humour unfailingly makes us chuckle. Her […]

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8-bit video game characters look like grotesque freaks in real life

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 18 July 2014

In the series ‘Pixel Interpretation’, artist Scott Johnson took some of our classic 8-bit characters and portrayed them from a more accurate perspective. Meaning to say, he gave characters like Mario, Link, and Samus, realistic body parts according to their sprites in the video games. The result is nothing short of grotesque and misshapen. Mario, […]

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Designer celebrates 75 years of Batman by illustrating 75 of his costumes

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 17 July 2014

This is the poster that Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now. Designer Salvador Anguiano pays tribute to Batman’s 75th anniversary by illustrating 75 of his most iconic Batsuits in comics, TV, film, videogames, and animation. ‘Batman has got such a rich history that in the end it was really hard to choose […]

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These drawings are the result of an artist redoing his childhood drawings from 20 years ago

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 17 July 2014

How far has your drawing skills improved since you were a child? Do you still draw the human anatomy as a bunch of sticks, or are you now a renowned artist whose skill with a paint brush is unparalleled? Dutch muralist Telmo Pieper shows us that he has come a long way from his 4-year-old self through his series ‘Kiddie Arts’.

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Children’s drawings are scary when they’re painted with a touch of realism

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 17 July 2014

We always knew there was something innately terrifying about children’s artworks. Those charcoal eyes, those jagged strokes of color, those messy portraits of imaginary friends. They’re all so innocent, yet they feel like nightmares waiting to happen. Artist Dave DeVries brings out the sinister side of these innocent illustrations by adding a dose of realism. […]

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Artist chose to doodle in something cool rather than dirty

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 16 July 2014

Gentlemen, admit it. Seeing the near-blank photo above makes you think of something, uhhm, inappropriate. And if you were the one to doodle in the details, you’d probably end up with a sketch of a pinup girl. But one anonymous artist proved that with a bit of imagination (and less green-mindedness), this DIY doodle has […]

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You’ll be impressed after realizing these photos are not really photos

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 15 July 2014

You’ve been had! What you might have thought are black & white photos are actually photo-realistic drawings by Malaysian artist Monica Lee! Using graphite pencils, Lee draws people, animals, and cityscapes in great detail, even going as far as including freckles and pores to make the portraits more true to life. ‘I like to challenge […]

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Kill time on the train by transforming fellow commuters into cartoon characters

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Illustration on Saturday 12 July 2014

Bored with your bus, train or even plane commute? Put that crossword puzzle aside and try out what UK-born writer and illustrator October Jones did. He killed time by doodling funny cartoon faces for his fellow commuters and tweets photos of them with his cartoony heads, bringing much joy to his 72,000 Twitter followers.

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Artist scratches black paint off a surface to reveal amazing monochrome illustrations

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 9 July 2014

Hard to believe but, Paris-based illustrator Nicolas Delort brings colorful characters to life using only black and white illustrations! The French-Canadian artist masterfully illustrates vast worlds and mysterious scenes by using a technique called scratchboard, wherein he applies black ink to a surface then etches it off to expose the white surface beneath.

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Popular utterances delivered as utterly amusing pun illustrations

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Illustration on Thursday 3 July 2014

How does one visually illustrate popular sayings and well-worn cliches in our everyday conversations and literature? If you’re Nabhan Abdullatif, a professional Oman-based graphic designer and illustrator who specializes in conceptual illustration and vector art, you’ll take everyday objects like hangers, eggs and shopping bags and flesh them out as deceptively simple but highly amusing pun illustrations. […]

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Visual puns to make your day

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Thursday 26 June 2014

We can never get enough of puns, and neither can we get enough of these visual puns by Oman-based illustrator Nabhan Abdullatif. His spin on puns revolve around household objects and things commonly seen in everyday life — and these drawings will either crack you up (like his chuckling egg with cracks all over it) […]

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This may be the most insane colouring book ever

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Wednesday 25 June 2014

Illustrator Peter Deligdisch has created what must be the most maddeningly challenging coloring book in history. Between The Lines, which is filled with 22 gorgeous hand-drawn illustrations by Deligdisch, features enough intricate detailing and densely packed lines to drive even coloring fanatics crazy. Amazingly, people have actually completed some of these successfully. All things are […]

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The hilarious daily grind of office life by Marsder

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Illustration on Friday 20 June 2014

Oh boy, creative man Marsder (a.k.a Darrick Lin) hits the nail on the head time after time with his teeny-tiny model scenes of typical office-place moments. Self-styled as an “observer of the tiny moments of agency life”, Marsder creates miniature scenarios of all those moments at work that we can all relate to in his series entitled 1:87.

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These witty illustrations mash up history with pop culture

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 18 June 2014

History would’ve been cooler and more interesting if graphic designer and illustrator Eduardo San Gil, more popularly known as ‘Graja’, got his way. In this collection of his artworks, historical figures are re-imagined with pop culture elements such as video games, anime, and tech. The funniest ones are a Viking ship inspired by Barney the […]

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This dad has been making awesome doodles on his kid’s lunchbag every day for the past 2 years

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 17 June 2014

I wish my dad drew cool illustrations on my lunch bag instead of, you know, not drawing cool illustrations on my lunch bag. Graphic designer, illustrator, and all-around awesome dad Bryan Dun has been drawing on his kid’s lunch bags every day for the past 2 years.

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