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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

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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

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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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Twins develop low-tech method of transcribing reality to paper in amazing detail

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Illustration on Wednesday 11 June 2014

When we draw from real life we try to capture what is in front of us in as accurate detail as possible. Even the very best artist may struggle however, with perspective, dimension and every complication that comes with trying to transcribe the three-dimensional world around us to a flat piece of paper.

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Let’s take a minimalist look at mental disorders

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By Milo Sumner in New Illustration on Tuesday 10 June 2014

Despite the efforts of media campaigns, help groups and healthcare there is still a stigma and an air of ignorance surrounding mental disorders. Graphic artist Patrick Smith has created a series of images that confronts this problem, through presenting each affliction in an abstract and minimalist way.

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Bold, Bright and Beard-obsessed: we interviewed illustrator Mulga The Artist

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By Milo Sumner in New Illustration on Tuesday 10 June 2014

Joel Moore, a.k.a Mulga, is an Australian illustrator, artist and poet whose work is unfailingly mental yet marvellous. We’ve written about him before, but now we’ve interviewed him!
read our original post about Mulga The Artist.

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Yup, this Japanese book tells you how to use the word ‘fuck’ correctly

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By Kenny Ong in New Illustration on Tuesday 10 June 2014

How to Use Fuck Correctly: 99 Phrases Using Fuck, Shit, Damn And Hell That Schools Won’t Teach You That Should Be Used With Care – surely the loooooongest translated book title ever? – is a diligently detailed guide for any self respecting Japanese linguistic lover who cares deeply about learning the subtle differences in various situations that call for the use of these traditional 4-letter English curse words.

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Fairytale Mugshots! Female children’s story characters FINALLY get busted

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Illustration on Tuesday 10 June 2014

According to most children’s stories and popular folklore, you can literally do whatever you want and get away with it, providing that you’re a little girl. Seriously, as long as you wear your hair in pigtails and skip everywhere, it seems you can get away with murder, robbery, possession of narcotics and much more besides.

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Mystery artist creates Bic biro masterpieces all over Wellington’s Victoria Uni

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By Milo Sumner in New Illustration on Thursday 5 June 2014

Every artist has their medium: paper, canvas, wood, stone, bodies or simply a wall. This mystery student at Victoria University in Wellington has decided that they can best express themselves through the medium of…desks. That’s right, an anonymous artist has been ‘vandalising’ university property all over campus with amazing interpretations of famous paintings. The talented […]

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If Dr. Seuss made horror movies and games

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 5 June 2014

DeviantART user and Australian artist ‘DrFaustusAU’ reimagines some of the creepiest characters in film and video games in the adorable and totally non-traumatizing style of Dr. Seuss. He gives iconic titles like The Last of US, Bioshock, Evil Dead, Slender, and Silent Hill child-friendly book covers and posters.

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Disney’s Frozen illustrated Tim Burton style: we interviewed the artist who pulled it off!

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Sunday 1 June 2014

Elsa might not have wanted to build a snowman, but Tim Burton sure did – or at least the young illustrator who drew in his iconic style. Japanese artist Yoko just re-imagined Disney’s Frozen as a Tim Burton film, giving Elsa, Anna, Sven, Hans, and Kristoff, a very dark makeover. In this short exclusive interview, Yoko talks more about herself and her beloved series. [Read our original post about her here.]

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Here’s what your favourite cartoon characters USED to look like

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By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Saturday 31 May 2014

Back in the 80′s when The Simpsons first aired on TV, Homer, Marge and the kids looked a whole lot different than they do today. Marge’s blue hair was nowhere near as tall as it is today, and Bart’s expression was a lot less cheeky and a lot more aggressive.

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Famous Chunkies: illustrator reimagines famous characters as overweight

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 30 May 2014

Poor Batman, he’s gonna get a lot of ‘Yo Mama’ jokes with that gut hanging out of the Batsuit. In ‘Famous Chunkies’, Chicago-based artist Alex Solis reimagines many famous pop culture characters as having put on a few – ok maybe A LOT – of pounds. Now overweight and obese, many of them are struggling […]

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The poignant cartoons of Pawel Kuczynski

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By Milo Sumner in New Illustration on Thursday 29 May 2014

Take a look at these illustrations. Now take another look. The images by Pawel Kuczynski are delightfully intricate in their meaning, so much so that they keep giving every time you look. While the polish artist’s style remains the same, his messages are as diverse as they are powerful.

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Totally unscientific animal anatomical diagrams

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By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Saturday 24 May 2014

Biologist Joe Hanson recently posted a bunch of totally unscientific (and absolutely layman) animal anatomical diagrams on his It’s Okay To be Smart blog, and these are so entertainingly irreverent and irrelevant to the real deal, we decided you should see them too.

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