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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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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

Milo Sumner Contributor

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

Milo Sumner Contributor

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

Kenny Ong Contributor

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

Milo Sumner Contributor

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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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!

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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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