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Illustrator continues to hilariously torture his cartoon character with his bare hands

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 8 May 2015

When we last saw Chicago-based artist Alex Solis, he was engaged in battle with his interactive cartoon character. Now he’s back with more gruesome illustrations, showing us the continuation of his funny series, ‘Inkteraction’.

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What’s inside the sketch books of artists around the world?

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Thursday 7 May 2015

You’re not the only person who’s wondered what someone is doodling in their sketchbook on the train. A Brooklyn-based organization called the Sketchbook Project has collected more than 30,000 sketchbooks to reveal just what everyone is doodling in all areas of the globe.

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Illustrations explain what different Australian idioms actually mean

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 1 May 2015

Flat out like a drinking lizard? Mad as a cut snake? Popular Aussie idioms can get pretty confusing (not to mention really wacky), that’s why travel site ‘HotelClub’ and illustrator Jared Atkins have come up with a series of delightful illustrations that explain some of them.

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Watching famous logos recreated with calligraphy pens is just captivating

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 1 May 2015

This is what you call typography porn. London-based calligrapher Seb Lester masterfully recreates famous logos entirely freehand. Armed with only calligraphy pens and a steady hand, he manages to draw the identities for companies like Converse, Ferrari, Coca-Cola, and the New York Times.

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All the buildings in Sydney, illustrated beautifully by Aussie artist James Hancock

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Thursday 30 April 2015

James Hancock is one of those illustrators who makes drawings so unique and quirky, you just can’t turn away from them. He ‘panics that he may not be able to draw everything in the world… at least once’, which is why Hancock has finally released an incredible ode to his hometown of Sydney, Australia, complete with all the quirks we’ve come to know from this Aussie illustrator.

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An illustrated collection of all of Don Draper’s conquests

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Friday 17 April 2015

Who hasn’t Don Draper slept with? This Mad Men character might be the founding partner of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have time to roll around in the hay once in a while.

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These calligraphic logos of heroes and villains look even better than the originals

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 14 April 2015

What would the logos of famous superheroes and villains look like if you updated them with modern calligraphy? Mexico-based graphic designer David Milan explores this question with his series of pop culture calligraphic logos.

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Med student makes studying anatomy easier to digest with candy diagrams

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 14 April 2015

You’ll want to sink your teeth into studying human anatomy with these delectable diagrams made by Glasgow University student Mike McCormick. Using various candies, he’s able to recreate parts of the human body in the sweetest way possible. For instance, the belly is illustrated by lining it with licorice sticks and gumballs, then labeled neatly to make the study material easier to digest.

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#This_Generation posters shows the crazy link between our lives and technology

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Thursday 9 April 2015

How connected are we to technology these days? Well, if we’re honest, we’re probably a little too connected with all our blogs and social media interactions and emailing and online shopping. Designer Ajit Johnson knows this all too well and created a series of fun posters that reveal just how our daily lives are taken over my technology.

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Super Mario would be perfect as Captain America, The Hulk, and other cartoon characters

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 7 April 2015

New Zealand-based designer David Creighton-Pester puts the ‘Super’ in ‘Super Mario’ by illustrating the beloved moustached hero wearing suits inspired by the likes of Batman, Captain America, and other cartoon characters.

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Illustrations become a lot more fun when perspective gets imaginative

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 2 April 2015

Copenhagen-based artist ‘Huskmitnavn’ doesn’t just see a sheet of paper as, well, a sheet of paper. Rather, he sees a medium that can be manipulated in many ways, allowing his anamorphic characters to come alive.

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Illustrator uses hotdogs, bagels, and other items as canvases for his typography

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Monday 30 March 2015

UK-based designer Rob Draper puts the ‘art’ in ‘culinary art’ with his collection of typography works on unconventional canvases. Instead of using paper, Draper chooses other materials like tissue paper, coffee cups, pencil shavings, and most impressively, food.

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The Ring Cam will capture every romantic moment of your glorious marriage proposal

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Friday 27 March 2015

We’re in the age of creative marriage proposals and if it’s not caught on camera, it didn’t happen (so the saying goes). So one company is making it so much easier for proposals to be taped by creating the Ring Cam.

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Patient cat models funny expressions drawn on paper by her owner

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 27 March 2015

In his adorable series, Redditor ‘Luke_Hero’, places mouth expressions on his patient and cooperative cat, creating portraits of a feline who can work the camera.

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Artist illustrates Charlie Brown from ‘Peanuts’ as famous horror genre characters

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 26 March 2015

Charlie sure makes for a cute serial killer or psychopath. In his series ‘Run for Your Life, Charlie Brown’, UK-based cartoonist Dennis Davies re-imagines one of our favourite ‘Peanuts’ characters as famous horror genre icons. Illustrating in the style of Charles M. Schulz, Davies transforms Charlie Brown into villains like Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, and Sadako.

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