Self-confessed nerd Josh Lane did a series of illustrations reimagining iconic fictional heroes such as X-Men, The Avengers, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as hieroglyphics. What a genius.
Imgur user gabroll works for a t-shirt company, and his customers often make crazy requests for him to draw on the t-shirt box. His illustrations end up being hilariously creative and charming. Here are just a few of the requests he’s received.
Replicants unite! Here’s a fan-made tribute to one of the greatest sci-fi films of all time, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner. Known for its futuristic, dystopian aesthetic, the Blade Runner universe provides the perfect fodder for a collaborative art project. Twenty-five illustrators have provided artwork for this risographed anthology zine. The project has been successfully funded […]
Jo Fallon is an UK illustrator and designer currently based in Japan. She draws custom pet portraits for the owners of awesome dogs, where the personality of their furry baby is allowed to take centre stage against a bold, bright background.
Illustrator Marko Manev’s Noir superhero series gives a fresh twist to these classic comic book characters. Portrayed as silhouetted beacons in a world of brooding darkness, these iconic heroes seem even more heroic set in black and white. Villains, beware.
Lena Durham’s Girls TV show has been praised for its portrayal of young, twenty-something girls struggling to make sense of life in New York City. Full-time illustrator Nina Cosford has taken note, and produced a fun and colorful celebration of the show’s characters in a project titled Girls Illustrated. This cute and quirky collection of […]
Sarah Flora’s paintings focus on capturing and constructing memories that she is terrified of losing and creating the life that she desperately wants to have. They are an obsessive reminder of small moments that would be otherwise forgotten and therefore lost.
I’m an illustrator residing in Copenhagen, Denmark. I make character heavy work, often with a playful tone of voice. I work both analogue and digital. And sometimes mix everything up. Currently, I work as a freelance designer/illustrator with global clients from the movie and fashion industry, but my main focus is editorial illustration. I also […]
The Melbourne-based artist/human Benk has created a series of illustrations that toys with the interrelationships between humanity and nature. We see birds almost every day of our lives. We hardly notice them, I certainly don’t feel as if I live among birds, but we all do. These illustrations portray humans wearing bird masks, showing the […]
Last meals are customary as part of a condemned prisoner’s day before facing execution. Usually, the prisoners are asked what they want for a last meal and the authorities try their best to be genies for a day. Some want their meals fancy, some simple, some healthy, and some eat like there’s no tomorrow – […]
Take the origin story from different pieces of pop culture, distill it down to the essentials, and put that in poster form. What do you have? You have The Ninja Bots Origin series. With origins ranging from The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Batman to even The Powerpuff Girls, there’s something for everyone.
Benjamin Sea, aka Plump Oyster, must be a very patient man. I tried ripping on his style this one time…and only one time. Because, my god, I can’t even fathom the time and skill that goes into his deeply complex, detailed and sprawling images. What’s amazing is that his images are so stylised yet still […]
The 2014 FIFA World Cup is probably the most anticipated global sporting event next year. If you like art and football, The World Cup Draw will feature an illustration of a football player each day for a year up to the World Cup kicking off on June 12, 2014. These incredible illustrations were created using […]
Fairytales are told to make us believe in happy endings, whirlwind romances, and magical moments. Truth is, there is no fairy godmother to make your wishes come true, no sparkly unicorns (sadly), and no prince charming for everybody. Illustrator Rachel Wise gives us some very realistic posters about how fairy tales really blend with the […]
‘There should be more physician-artists in the world,’ remarked Popular Science, and boy, we agree. Must say, that’s some gorgeous stuff by Guilhelmus Fabricius Hildanus with his woodcut of a man with a grotesquely bulbous eye tumor.