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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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The quirky characters of San Francisco illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Thursday 27 March 2014

Been to San Francisco? Wendy MacNaughton’s quirky illustrations show just how colorful the personalities are that live in this beautiful city. In her book Meanwhile in San Francisco, MacNaughton identifies ‘Mission Hipsters’, MUNI bus drivers, SF Giants supporters, artists of all kinds, and of course, those enormous bison of Golden Gate Park. If these watercolor […]

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The alphabet re-imagined as cute vehicles

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 27 March 2014

Alphabet Machines’ is a series of illustrations by Taiwan-based illustrator Kuo Cheng Liao, in which he features the letters of the alphabet as adorable and weird machines.

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31-day challenge sees artist draw amazing caricatures for the very first time

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Tuesday 25 March 2014

Viktor Miller-Gausa had never drawn a single caricature until this project. The Russian illustrator and painter started 31 Day after a bet with one of his friends, who thought Miller-Gausa couldn’t produce caricatures of friends and famous people. Looks like he proved his mates wrong! Check out these incredible illustrations to see just how talented […]

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Geneviève FT: a girl drawing girly girls

Marta Millere Contributor

By Marta Millere in New Illustration on Friday 21 March 2014

Adorably talented Geneviève FT specializes in drawing cheerful pin ups, burlesque dancers and other curvy cartoon goddesses. Her little ladies are incredibly confident and sensual, without appearing too sexy. Geneviève freelances in multiple fields: animation, games, magazine illustration and comics. She studied animation for six years, creating and producing no less than seven short films. […]

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We just can’t get enough of these genderswapped Disney and Dreamworks characters

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 19 March 2014

Who knew the scruffy Captain Hook could look so seductive? Or Frozen’s Queen Elsa to be such a debonair gentleman? Italian artist and DevianrArt user, ‘Maby-chan’, illustrated our favourite Disney and Dreamworks characters, but with a genderswapped twist. Disney princesses like Rapunzel and Merida became dashing princes, while leading men like Captain Jack Sparrow became leading ladies.

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Awesome illustrations of pop icons evolving

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Tuesday 18 March 2014

Jeff Victor is quite simply a fantastic illustrator. His Evolutions series sees the fun ways celebs, directors and superheros have transformed over the years, from Tom Hanks in Mermaid to Tom Hanks in The Da Vinci Code. From Superman in the 40s, to the buff Superman of the 21st Century. Some of Victor’s clients have […]

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These culinary maps made with food will make you drool

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Tuesday 18 March 2014

We’ve lost count of the times we’ve been bowed over by Henry Hargreaves’ hyperreal food-themed photography. Now he’s collaborated on a new project with food stylist Caitlin Levin again, carving out maps using the food that each country is most known for. Of course, Australia is constructed with shrimps; France has cheese and bread all […]

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Surreal illustrations of people and animals fused with other things

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Tuesday 18 March 2014

Redmer Hoekstra is a pretty good illustrator who has a thing for finding the sweet spot between two utterly irrelevant things (like the owl book from owls and books; and the car hand from a hand and a car) and putting it down as a mashed-up art sketch. These works are so, so, great.

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Wacky illustrations of concept food stands

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 13 March 2014

A Skeletor-managed breakfast and cereal bar? Getting served dragon wings by a legit witch? Bacon served by a manly lumber jack? Now these are food stands I’d love to keep coming back to! Portraits of America’s Food Stands is a set of illustrations by California-based artist Christopher Lee, wherein he imagines food stands with extreme […]

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The Butt Song, from a 500-year-old painting

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Wednesday 12 March 2014

This is no ordinary song. Not even an ordinary song about butts. The Butt Song, as it’s now known, was discovered on the 500-year-old masterpiece The Garden of Earthly Delights, which dates back to 16th century. The notes for the Butt Song were found on the right hand side of the painting, on the butt […]

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Unraveling animals by Jaume Montserrat

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Tuesday 11 March 2014

These creative illustrations from the Emptyland series are from Barcelona-based artist Jaume Montserrat. To understand how Montserrat came up with his idea, you have to get inside the mind of the artist: ‘While on a flight back home from South America to Spain-Montserrat falls asleep and imagines waking up on an island where he lives for 29 days with other animals.

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‘Beyonce versus Zombies’, a Tumblr that imagines her lyrics as zombie battles

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 11 March 2014

We’ve heard of hidden meanings in song lyrics before, but who’d have expected Beyonce to be so passionate about zombie butt-kicking music? ‘Beyonce vs Zombies’ is a Tumblr blog by artist, Ali Graham, wherein she illustrates Queen Bey fighting hordes of the undead, as dictated by her famous song lyrics.

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