These calligraphic logos of heroes and villains look even better than the originals

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 14 April 2015

What would the logos of famous superheroes and villains look like if you updated them with modern calligraphy? Mexico-based graphic designer David Milan explores this question with his series of pop culture calligraphic logos.

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Med student makes studying anatomy easier to digest with candy diagrams

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 14 April 2015

You’ll want to sink your teeth into studying human anatomy with these delectable diagrams made by Glasgow University student Mike McCormick. Using various candies, he’s able to recreate parts of the human body in the sweetest way possible. For instance, the belly is illustrated by lining it with licorice sticks and gumballs, then labeled neatly to make the study material easier to digest.

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Amazing illustrations drawn with a single, continuous line

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 13 April 2015

Cory Casella wins the prize for the most artistic doodles ever. Because though these may look like they’re drawn the traditional way, Casella actually uses just one line for each illustration.

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Super Mario would be perfect as Captain America, The Hulk, and other cartoon characters

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 7 April 2015

New Zealand-based designer David Creighton-Pester puts the ‘Super’ in ‘Super Mario’ by illustrating the beloved moustached hero wearing suits inspired by the likes of Batman, Captain America, and other cartoon characters.

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Illustrations become a lot more fun when perspective gets imaginative

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 2 April 2015

Copenhagen-based artist ‘Huskmitnavn’ doesn’t just see a sheet of paper as, well, a sheet of paper. Rather, he sees a medium that can be manipulated in many ways, allowing his anamorphic characters to come alive.

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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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