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 […]
Answering the phone or talking to a waiter might seem like effortless tasks for most people. Those, however, with social anxiety issues see these things as monumental challenges and trials. College Humor perfectly captures social anxiety with illustrations that show reality against how it really feels like.
To mark David Bowie’s 68th birthday, illustrator Helen Green recently did a bunch of inspired drawings of all his hair styles from 1964 to 2014, showing how he’s rocked his locks for the last 50 years. A black and white art print of all the illustrations, if you so desire one, is now available on Society6.
We’ve featured Chicago-based artist Alex Solis lots of times here before, and yet we still can’t get enough of his artworks. His wild imagination lets him create humorous characters and scenarios that just fills you with good vibes. Take for example his latest series, ‘Inkteraction’, which features a cartoon character being tortured by a human […]
It’s hard to keep track of all the urban legends and mythical monsters running around – or hiding around, rather – in America. There’s Bigfoot, the Chupacabra, the Jersey Devil, and all of Nessie’s relatives. So to help us keep track of their supposed whereabouts, Philadelphia-based Hog Island Press print shop came up with ‘Monsters […]
For a project in school, Venezuela-based artist Laura Facci had to illustrate each letter of the alphabet with a specific theme. She chose a theme that’s very close to her heart – or her entire body, for that matter. Using the human anatomy as reference, she recreated the entire alphabet to look like bones, muscles, […]
When you’re having a bad day, just remember that everyone has their own problems – even animals! In his ongoing series ‘Animal Problems’, illustrator and graphic designer Geoffrey Hewer-Candee shows us the dilemmas faced by different animals in most delightful way ever. Many of these animal problems reflect the situations we humans encounter, such as […]
Brazilian illustrator Butcher Billy, who previously impressed with his series on superheroes taking selfies, has recently released new work, one that mashes up David Bowie and video games.
If dinosaurs were made out of waffles and donuts, I’m pretty sure we’d be the ones savagely feeding on them instead of the other way around. Spanish graphic designer Alejo Malia created a series of illustrations that imagines dinosaurs as desserts. Yes, you heard that right. Called ‘Jurassic Sweet’, the series shows giant dessert lizards […]
While most of us only see images as they are, London-based Brazilian artist Lucas Levitan’s wild imagination lets him see another world altogether. In ‘Photo Invasion’, Levitan takes the Instagram pics of strangers and draws in characters who interact with the photos’ subjects, effectively changing their storylines.
Thinking of learning a new language? Maybe French, German, Mandarin, or maybe even sign? It’s actually quite easy, thanks to Chicago-based illustrator and web designer Alex Solis, who created a series of adorable illustrations for learning the American sign language alphabet. Just like a children’s book, the cards come with cute characters, each corresponding to […]
Who knew jumping on top of bricks and turtles could prove to be a nail-biting crime novel? California-based illustrator and painter Astor Alexander has taken the plots of our favorite video games and reimagined them as pulp novel book covers. One of the novels, ‘Taken… Again’, is about a plumber turned super spy named Mario, […]
We’ve gotten dragons all wrong! They’re not the destructive, vicious, fire-breathing creatures we thought they were. Bangladeshi cartoonist ‘Manik n Ratan’ paints dragons in a whole new light – one that’s more adorable and endearing, not to mention, alive. He illustrates them interacting with everyday objects, such as toy cars, a toothbrush, a magnifying glass, […]
All you need is a quick glance at Luis Quiles’ artwork to get an idea of what’s going on in the world today. Through his raw, and quite often graphic, illustrations, Quiles comments on the big issues. From our obsession with social media and pop culture, to the bloody violence and discrimination that goes on every day around the world, Quiles captures heartfelt emotion in each of his drawings to bring about a powerful response in us.
They probably have all their speeches prepared on vinyl. In the series ‘HIPSTORY’, Israeli illustrator Amit Shimoni turns some of the world’s most iconic leaders and policy makers into hipsters. By simply giving their hairstyles and clothes trendy makeovers – not to mention a stylized beard here and there – leaders like John F. Kennedy, […]