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

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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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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

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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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Big Hero 6’s Baymax portraying himself as other Disney characters is adorable

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 24 March 2015

Disney rebooting all of its films with Baymax as the main characters sounds like a great idea! Scotland-based artist Demeria Skye has come up with a series of doodles that imagines Big Hero 6’s Baymax as different Disney characters.

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Artist turns coffee stains into realistic paintings of pop culture characters

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Monday 23 March 2015

Art that’s sure to perk up your morning. UK-based illustrator Maria A. Aristidou creates paintings of famous characters not with paint but with something more brew-tiful: coffee.

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We’ve gone too far: Disney Princesses reimagined as lukewarm bowls of water

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 18 March 2015

We’ve officially gone overboard, internet. BuzzFeed community member ‘Dannnnnnnnnnnny’, created a parody of the whole ‘Disney Princesses as…’ mashup phenomenon by depicting them as lukewarm bowls of water. Yes, you heard that right.

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Think science is just for guys? One illustrator is celebrating the mighty accomplishments of women in science

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By Lisa Ann Jansen in New Illustration on Wednesday 18 March 2015

Science is definitely not a guys-only field. Artist Rachel Ignotofsky knows this all too well and creates a series of imaginative illustrations inspired by the women who changed the course of history through science.

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Cute illustrations show that even famous monsters have problems

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 11 March 2015

It appears that monsters have their metaphorical monsters to deal with too. In a series of adorable illustrations, artist Teo Zirinis of ‘HandsOffMyDinosaur!’ imagines what it would be like if famous monsters had issues and feelings just like us. Turns out, we’re not too different after all.

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Superheroes with realistic bodies show us that even average is extraordinary

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 3 March 2015

We’ve long loved superheroes for the seemingly impossible things they do. Sadly, we’ve also long loved the seemingly impossible bodies they have. The team at Bulimia.com, a website dedicated to helping people with eating disorders, is trying to change that.

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Hilarious illustrations show how dogs see the world differently from us

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 25 February 2015

Ever wondered what goes on in your dog’s adorable little head? College Humor, in collaboration with artist Robert Brown, gives us a pretty good idea in their hilarious series ‘What Everything Looks Like To Dogs’.

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Cool boyfriend had his girlfriend drawn as a Disney princess for Valentine’s

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 17 February 2015

Brian Flynn just set the bar for lavish, heart-melting Valentine’s Day gifts. Instead of getting his girlfriend Manini Gupta the usual flowers and chocolates, Flynn gave her something more magical: he turned her into a Disney princess.

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Famous 80s villains reimagined as neon album covers

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 11 February 2015

Since you’d totally go to a concert headlined by a guy named DJ Shredder or DJ Skeletor, illustrator Rocky Davies has created a series about supervillains choosing music careers over a life of crime.

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Funny illustrations show us what superheroes look like when they get old

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 6 February 2015

It looks like our favorite superheroes have finally met their match: old age. In his amusing series ‘Famous Oldies’, Chicago-based artist Alex Solis (who we’ve featured previously) imagines what it’s like for pop culture characters to actually grow old. Spoiler: it’s not that exciting.

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You can relate better to Disney princesses if they had realistic hair

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Saturday 31 January 2015

Disney princesses have long been the source of inspiration for many young ladies around the world. They’ve also been the source of unrealistic body image expectations, what with those dreamy eyes, tiny waistlines, and perfectly coifed hairstyles. The guys over at BuzzFeed are depicting these princesses in a new light, one with more realistic hairdos […]

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Artist reimagines western fairy tales as if they took place in Korea

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 28 January 2015

Ever imagined Beauty and the Beast’s Belle wearing a Hanbok instead of her trademark golden ball gown? Or seeing a Kumiho instead of a wolf in Little Red Riding Hood? In artist Na Young Wu’s imaginative series, east meets west as western fairy tales get an oriental makeover. Costumes, character features, and even the illustration […]

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