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This is the work of an 11-year-old art prodigy

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Monday 5 May 2014

Meet Dušan Krtolica. He’s 11-years-old now but he’s been drawing since he was just two. And yup, they’re calling him a child prodigy. But for a good reason – just check out his incredible art. So far Krtolica’s work has appeared in three national solo exhibitions. His work ‘shows that he has an extensive knowledge of how different animals look’ and he can even name all 65 species of marsupials.

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The many, many, many faces of Bill Murray

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Monday 5 May 2014

You’d have to travel a long, long way to find someone who didn’t love Bill Murray. So, hail Steve Murray! This dedicated Bill Murray fan has created an entire collection of Bill Murray characters, in full costume, too. From Murray’s epic Ghostbusters role to The Grand Budapest Hotel, this series of Bill Murrays has it […]

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In the 70s, Spider-Man was fighting bad sex education

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Saturday 3 May 2014

What, since when did Spider-Man start fighting bad sex education? Well, why, in the mid-70s, a parenthood group commissioned a one-off comic of Spider-Man waging mayhem upon a villain with the evil scheme of, er, using misleading birth control information to sign up teens as pregnant ‘baby machines’— aka ‘changing diapers, going nowhere in dead-end […]

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Revealed! The secret lives of our favourite pop culture characters

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 30 April 2014

French illustrator Gregoire Guillemin is at it again, exposing the secret lives of our favourite pop culture characters and showing us that they too lead ordinary lives. In his new batch of colourful illustrations, he features characters like Super Mario, Spider-Man, and Mr. Fantastic doing daily things like shaving, feeding the baby, and uhhm, doing some hanky panky.

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What menstruation feels like, according to various illustrations

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 29 April 2014

PMS – aka Prepare to Meet Satan – is one of the greatest mysteries in a man’s life. During this strenuous and life-changing time of the month, women experience abdominal cramps, nasty headaches, swollen breasts, and violent mood swings, turning them into blood thirsty beasts that no man would ever dare approach.

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Street art explores anatomies of ninja turtles

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Sunday 27 April 2014

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles like you’ve never seen before – and no, that Michael Bay version doesn’t count. Austrian street artist, Nychos, created these amazing dissections of the ninja turtles, employing his iconic and distinct anatomical explosion-style of illustration. Finally, with these visualizations, we now know that inside every butt-kicking, radioactive reptile lies a functional […]

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Ew! Woman responds to creepy OKCupid creepers with naked illustrations

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Thursday 24 April 2014

Online dating isn’t all fairytales and happy endings. Instagram user Instagranniepants (clever!) got her revenge on the creeps of OKCupid by illustrating the guys naked. She also added in some of their not-so-clever pickup lines and conversation starters.

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Erotic and quirky illustrations by Marion Fayolle

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Monday 21 April 2014

We’ve shown you Marion Fayolle’s illustrations before, but nothing like this! Light hearted and erotic, Fayolle’s somewhat absurd drawings explore humor, longing, lust, loss, and separation that ‘connects them, allowing for a cohesion of and engagement with particular themes’. It’s like PG-rated porn!

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The self-loathing illustrations of Katie So

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Wednesday 16 April 2014

Destined for Misery is a series of illustrations by Vancouver-based artist Katie So, depicting the everyday anxieties facing women. Each comic is ‘meant to be a personal evaluation of one woman’s six-month period of “self-loathing.” A bout of “pathetic,” “poor-me” analysis’.

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Breathtaking doodles in the skies between buildings

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

Last year, we brought you French illustrator Thomas Lamadieu’s different take on perspective, through his ‘Sky Art’. Since then, he’s been going around Germany, France, Belgium, and Canada, snapping up worm’s eye view photos of the surrounding cityscape and doodling illustrations onto the blue skies in them. Comparing his previous works to the new ones, […]

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Behold! The gods and goddesses of the Internet

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

Which internet god or goddess do you worship? Are you a believer of ‘Faprodite’, who loves doing selfies and other… indulgent desires? Or are you the type who loves showing off his/her intellect by constantly correcting others in the comments section like ‘Athenapedia’? College Humor’s Nathan Yaffe and Caldwell Tanner came up with ’13 Gods […]

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The Avengers and Spider-Man also take selfies

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 10 April 2014

‘Let’s save the world, but first, let me take a #selfie’. A Marvel selfie, that is. Brazilian designer and pop culture aficionado Butcher Billy illustrates our favourite superheroes all taking self-portraits in his series ‘Marvel #Selfies: Avengers Project’.

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French artist illustrates odd human behavior to hilarious effect

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Thursday 10 April 2014

French illustrator Marion Fayolle, who has worked with well-known publications like The New York Times, also has a body of work where she presents human behavior and interactions in the most entertaining and whimsical way. Just look at these and try to disagree — it’s impossible.

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Da Vinci’s The Last Supper gets a very salty twist

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Friday 4 April 2014

Da Vinci might’ve been a masterful artist, but he never thought about constructing a 30-foot banquet table of The Last Supper, did he? Husband-and-wife artists Ken and Julia Yonentani created this rather incredible artwork with Aussie salt. The couple says of their work: ‘Salt becomes a metaphor not only for the impacts of salinity, but […]

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Illustrations of Girls Gone Bad by Wishcandy

Pamela Thompson Contributor

By Pamela Thompson in New Illustration on Monday 31 March 2014

Sashiko Yuen, aka Wishcandy, creates art that is as sweet as it is fierce. In candy-coated colours, her illustrations are yummy sugary portraits of girls gone bad. Tough in look and subject matter, she sweetens the canvas with her use of poppy pastels and innocent neutrals. Although I would to have her works hanging in […]

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