Infographic ranks which spaceships are the fastest in sci-fi history

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Saturday 25 July 2015

As we celebrate our first high-resolution glimpse of Pluto, many of us begin to wonder: how can we reach it?

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Instagram photos of strangers get better after this guy doodles on them

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 23 July 2015

In the hands of New Delhi-based artist Suraj Sirohi, oranges come to life, a dog gets pampered, and a koala mistakes a guitar for a tree. How does he do it? Definitely not by using filters.

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Guy makes art by painting on his hand then stamping it on paper

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 17 July 2015

I guess you could say this guy’s paintings are all… handmade? California-based teacher and artist Russell Powell creates realistic black-and-white portraits. Though instead of painting directly onto a canvas, he first paints the images on his palm.

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Loving father makes cool eye patches for his daughter who has eye cataract

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Friday 10 July 2015

Someone give this guy a ‘#1 dad in the world’ coffee mug. Illinois dad Geoff Grubb is quickly becoming an expert at eye patch art, thanks to his outstanding dedication to his one-year-old daughter, Layla.

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Marvel superheroes would be a lot more adorable if they were dogs

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 10 July 2015

Minnesota-based illustrator Josh Lynch has come up with a fun series that imagines what it would be like if The Avengers – or should I say, ARFvengers – were dogs.

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How to be less socially awkward around the world, in cartoons

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By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Thursday 9 July 2015

Kiss? Hug? Or shake hands? Cartoon and illustrator Sarah Glidden, who professes to be often confused about how to greet the people in her life, has summed up her many musings and anecdotes in this excellent comic about the social awkwardness of greeting people in different places: “We somehow have a hard time keeping our signals straight.” Funny and true.

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If Studio Ghibli film posters were made as traditional Japanese wood-cut prints

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 8 July 2015

Inspired by legendary Japanese artists like Kawase Hasui and Hayao Miyazaki, Texas-based illustrator Bill Mudron has come up with a series of posters that merge past and present art forms.

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There are two kinds of people in this world: which one are you?

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By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Thursday 11 June 2015

There are two kinds of people in this world – those that love The Beatles and those that have never heard of them. And so the game begins.

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Illustrations of dogs look like they’re interacting with real-life objects

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Monday 8 June 2015

Even on paper they’re still the cutest things ever. Russian illustrator Valerie Susik not only creates realistic portraits of dogs, she also brings them to life by having them interact with real objects.

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Kiwis try to label the different parts of Australia and the stereotypes are hilarious

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 5 June 2015

In a recent BuzzFeed article, a bunch of New Zealanders were given a blank map of Australia and were asked to label the empty spaces, showing their neighbours what they really thought about them.

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Coffee cups are transformed into works of art by this Aussie illustrator

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By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Friday 29 May 2015

Someone get this man a city building to doodle on, stat! Aussie illustrator Adrian Hogan is based in Tokyo and he’s found a little niche in the field of illustration. His canvas is a simple coffee cup and his muse is the lively city of Tokyo.

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Wry comic paintings by Brooklyn artist, Dave Ellis

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By Kate Farrall in New Art on Saturday 16 May 2015

Brooklyn artist, Dave Ellis turns his comic-style sketches into large paintings that reveal many wry truths about his life. His sarcastic sensibilities shine through as he pokes fun at the way he lived when sex, drugs and rock-n-roll were his anthem.

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Artist illustrates unique words that have no other translations elsewhere

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 15 May 2015

In her series ‘Untranslatable Words’, UK-based artist Marija Tiurina visualizes unique words that have no translations in other languages. Collected from various countries, the words convey all-too familiar situations and experiences that amazingly even the English language – with its over one million words – fails to translate.

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Illustrations perfectly capture how women feel during their periods

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Monday 11 May 2015

So that’s why they’re so cranky during that time of the month. Rhode Island School of Design student, Layla Ehsan, has come up with an on-going series of illustrations that visualizes the torture women go through during menstruation.

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

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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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