This is the Star Wars theme park everyone is hoping for

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Monday 24 August 2015

You’ve probably heard by now that Disney has plans of building two Star Wars theme parks. Not much else is known about the parks, but if they look anything close to artist Kevin Lynch’s concept art, it’s truly going to be the happiest place on Earth – or the entire galaxy, for that matter.

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The Adventures of Tintin is being redrawn with Tintin in the nude (NSFW)

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 19 August 2015

Whoever said you can’t go on adventures with no clothes on obviously hasn’t seen artist Thomas Lebrun’s version of the beloved Herge series, The Adventures of Tintin.

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Uncomfortably funny illustrations that will make you go ‘huh?’ (NSFWish)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Tuesday 18 August 2015

Ever gone to an art gallery only to mouth ‘WTF?‘ to yourself? Porous Walker’s art will make you ask the same question, all while you’re giggling like an idiot.

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Powerful illustrations detailing our obsession with the ‘perfect body’

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Thursday 13 August 2015

We live in a world saturated with images of what (many think) is the ‘perfect body’. One week it’s slim thighs, the next week it’s big butts. And don’t get me started on how the ‘perfect face’ should look. One artist decided to shine a light on our culture’s obsession with beauty and though her work is shocking, it illustrates just how far we are willing to go to seek perfection.

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If food came to life, this is what they’d be doing in their daily lives

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Monday 10 August 2015

Malaysian designer Chow Hon Lam (previously) has come up with a series of illustrations that imagines what it would be like if food came to life. Spoiler: It’s pretty darn cute.

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Illustrations of real life Disney princes will make your ovaries explode

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 31 July 2015

Melbourne-based artist Jirka Vaatainen has discovered a surefire way to make ovaries explode everywhere: by illustrating Disney Princes as real guys.

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Beautiful illustrations take us on a journey into the surreal

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By Matylda Konecka in New Illustration on Thursday 30 July 2015

Matylda Konecka is an artist from Wrocław, Poland. She graduated from Landscape Architecture at the Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, and has been awarded prizes in several major competitions, while also having a number of individual and group exhibitions throughout Europe.

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Awesome mural is created in Melbourne with just acrylic paint and a brush

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By Shawn Lu in New Art on Thursday 30 July 2015

Melbourne artist Shawn Lu has created his most recent mural, The Biker, outside of the Juddy Roller studios in Fitzroy, Melbourne.

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This guy is drawing more than 100,000 tool shed items to honour his late grandpa

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 30 July 2015

In ‘#TheShedProject’, artist Lee John Phillips honours his beloved grandfather by illustrating all the items he left behind in his old tool shed. How many items exactly? Over 100,000.

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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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