Artist Portrays Mystical Creatures In Their Vulnerable Form – When They Were Still Babies

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Artist Portrays Mystical Creatures In Their Vulnerable Form – When They Were Still Babies

We’re used to seeing mystical creatures depicted as tall, well-built warriors or old, bearded wizards. After all, slaying beasts or casting powerful spells takes strength and experience. But Hong Kong-based illustrator Rudy Siswanto decided to flip our preconceived notions around by depicting them as babies. Continue reading »

The 8Bit Deck (Red Back): A Pixel Art Playing Card Deck

The 8Bit Deck (Red Back): A Pixel Art Playing Card Deck

The 8Bit Deck is back with a fresh new look! The new iteration features red backs and a gold foil embossed tuck box! Continue reading »

Artist Shawn Huckins Hand Paints Early American Portraits With An Internet Twist

Artist Shawn Huckins Hand Paints Early American Portraits With An Internet Twist

Shawn Huckins is a Denver, Colorado-based painter who has brought humor into his work.

Huckins is most known for incorporating modern sayings from the internet onto early-American portraiture by asking the question, “What would George Washington post on Facebook? How would Lewis and Clark communicate their progress westward via Twitter?” Continue reading »

Artist Draws Wholesome Watercolor Comics Where A Cat Is Giving Out Mental Health Advice

Artist Draws Wholesome Watercolor Comics Where A Cat Is Giving Out Mental Health Advice

Artist Hector Janse van Rensburg aka ‘Shitty Watercolour’ aka ‘Swatercolour’ is making us happier and our lives more wholesome with his comics that feel like miniature hugs and feature a meowtivational cat. The UK-based painter has become a global phenomenon and is now known as the world’s favorite self-deprecating artist. Continue reading »

Guy Catalogs Hotel Carpets, Creates The Most Boring Instagram Account Ever

Guy Catalogs Hotel Carpets, Creates The Most Boring Instagram Account Ever

The greatest thing about the internet is that no matter how long you have been using it, it still has the ability to surprise you. Would you have ever thought that there’s a guy who takes pictures of hotel carpets and posts them on Instagram? Continue reading »

Drag Queen From Manchester Is So Good At Makeup, He Can Turn Into Literally Any Person

Drag Queen From Manchester Is So Good At Makeup, He Can Turn Into Literally Any Person

Have you ever wanted to look like someone else? Well, Alexis Stone, an incredible makeup artist with almost 840k followers on Instagram, can look like anyone he wants. This beautiful British drag queen transforms himself into any celebrity he wishes to. Using makeup and a lot of skill, he can easily look like Angelina Jolie, for example, or Britney Spears. He even turns himself into characters from movies. Continue reading »

Universe 113: The Superb Detailed Video Games Posters And Sci-Fi Art Works Of Egor Klyuchnyk

Universe 113: The Superb Detailed Video Games Posters And Sci-Fi Art Works Of Egor Klyuchnyk

Egor Klyuchnyk is a talented Ukraine-based artist and illustrator behind these incredible images. They features many movie, TV, video game and comic book references. It is just WOW. Continue reading »

Paint-Ception: This Artist Painted Himself Painting Himself In An Incredible Recursive Self Portrait Series

We have all heard of artists making self-portraits, and the task in itself is a feat. Right? Well, an artist, Seamus Wray, took this particular task of making self-portraits to another level. He “painted himself painting himself drawing himself painting himself painting himself painting himself”. Did we confuse you? Well, he had us baffled too.

Paint-Ception: This Artist Painted Himself Painting Himself In An Incredible Recursive Self Portrait Series

To make you understand what’s going on, let us take you to the beginning. Recently, Seamus Wray shared a picture of himself in which he was seen painting himself. He captioned the image, ” A self portrait painting myself. oil on canvas (sic).” Continue reading »

Chinese Propaganda Posters From The Cultural Revolution Ages, 1960s-1970s

“Speed Up Agriculture Using Modern Machinery.” 1971.
Chinese Propaganda Posters From The Cultural Revolution Ages, 1960s-1970s
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In 1966 Mao Zedong, the Communist leader of China, started a political campaign that became known as the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976). Mao called on China’s youth to help him purge capitalist influences and bourgeois thinking in government, teaching, the media and arts, and to reinvigorate the revolutionary spirit. Continue reading »

Graffiti Artist Turns South African Towns Into Open-Air Galleries

Graffiti Artist Turns South African Towns Into Open-Air Galleries

Urban artist Falco One brings life and color to the streets of South African towns. After thirty-two years as a graffiti artist, Falco has played a significant role in the development of South Africa’s graffiti scene by leaving his marks on lonely walls. The artist’s awe-inspiring murals often resemble local wildlife which also cleverly interacts with various elements of the buildings, such as windows, pipes, or air conditioners. Continue reading »

Post COVID-19 Signage For The Design-Conscious Workplace

Post COVID-19 Signage For The Design-Conscious Workplace

The global pandemic has upended our work life by altering how and where we do our jobs. Seeing a gap in the COVID-19 signage market, Ellie Pinney has created a series of thoughtful and considered signs for the design-conscious workplace – complete with tracked-out letters that reflect our new ‘socially distanced’ world. Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator’s ‘Real Museum Girls’ Series Reinterprets Classic Paintings In Social Networking Age

Japanese Illustrator’s 'Real Museum Girls' Series Reinterprets Classic Paintings In Social Networking Age

As you can guess from the header image showing Vermeer’s “The Girl with a Pearl Earring” and Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” enjoying selfies together, this article introduces a series of illustrations which reinterpret classic paintings with a modern twist, imagining the women in candid moments capturing their lives on social media. Continue reading »

Artist Photoshops Kids’ Drawings As If They Were Real, And It’s Terrifyingly Funny

Artist Photoshops Kids’ Drawings As If They Were Real, And It’s Terrifyingly Funny

This dad is making the internet a much better and way more fun place! Dad Tom Curtis (previously) from London runs the ‘Things I Have Drawn’ Instagram page where he shows what would happen if children’s drawings became reality. Continue reading »

Artist Maria Popova Makes Vintage Science Face Masks Featuring Wondrous Centuries-Old Astronomical Art And Natural History Illustrations

Star clusters in Hercules by Étienne Léopold Trouvelot (1877)
Artist Maria Popova Makes Vintage Science Face Masks Featuring Wondrous Centuries-Old Astronomical Art And Natural History Illustrations

According to Maria Popova: “I originally made these masks just for myself and a handful of beloved humans, but they turned out so unexpectedly lovely that I decided to make them available to all who would delight in them. Continue reading »

Woman Warriors: Artist Drew These Women Of Different Body Types As Powerful Warriors

Woman Warriors: Artist Drew These Women Of Different Body Types As Powerful Warriors

According to an illustrator Yael Nathan: “I wanted to depict strong women warriors who do not necessarily look like the typical warrior. With different sizes, ages, and body types, each one feels like she has a rich backstory and history. You can find all my warrior women in a high-res, free-to-download PDF in the link below.” Continue reading »

Colour Gradation On New York Time’s Front Page

Colour Gradation On New York Time’s Front Page

During the lockdown, the artist Sho Shibuya found a way out of the anxiety-provoking news. The New York-based graphic designer decided to recycle each of the New York Times front pages to turn them into works of art through faded colour gradations. Continue reading »

These Daily Drawings Of A Young Artist And Her Little Brother Are A Bright Spot During Some Dark Days

These Daily Drawings Of A Young Artist And Her Little Brother Are A Bright Spot During Some Dark Days

For Macaire Everett and her little brother cam, it all started with balloons, and then the rain came. Twenty-eight days later and counting the eighth grader is still drawing on her driveway. Her brother, Camden, puts his own twist on each one. Continue reading »

A Journalist Takes Pictures Of Mumbai’s Taxi Ceilings, And Proves Beauty Can Be Found Everywhere

A Journalist Takes Pictures Of Mumbai’s Taxi Ceilings, And Proves Beauty Can Be Found Everywhere

Some people collect fridge magnets or postcards, but Rachel Lopez has an unusual hobby. She takes pictures of colorful plastic patterns that cover ceilings of Mumbai taxis. When you’re sitting in a cab, you rarely think of looking up at the ceiling, but if you’re taking a taxi in Mumbai, you can find fruit plates, flowers, or even zebra patterns over your head. Continue reading »

British Illustrator Showed The Impact Of The Coronavirus Pandemic On New Yorkers

British Illustrator Showed The Impact Of The Coronavirus Pandemic On New Yorkers

Not long after the coronavirus landed in the U.S., New York emerged as the epicenter of the pandemic. Continue reading »

“Laughing Tears, Crying Smile”: The Superb Illustration Art Works Of Julia Zhuravleva

"Laughing Tears, Crying Smile": The Superb Illustration Art Works Of Julia Zhuravleva

Julia Zhuravleva is a Moscow-based Russian illustrator and comic book artist. In her works she often turns to the theme of Russian folklore. Sometimes her works are filled with sadness, melancholia and surrealism, but more often they are imbued with light and purity. Continue reading »

Artist And Cancer Survivor Creates Sincere Empathy Cards

Artist And Cancer Survivor Creates Sincere Empathy Cards

Emily McDowell is a greeting card designer and cancer survivor. In her own words: “The most difficult part of my illness (was) the loneliness and isolation I felt when many of my close friends and family members disappeared because they didn’t know what to say, or said the absolute wrong thing without realizing it.” In an effort to make things easier, she created these cards. Continue reading »

80-Year-Old Man Masters Excel To Create Amazing Paintings

80-Year-Old Man Masters Excel To Create Amazing Paintings

80-year-old Tatsuo Horiuchi from Japan is known all around the world for his incredible drawing skills. However, he doesn’t use pencils, pens, or paint for his art. Instead, he creates masterpieces in Microsoft Excel! Continue reading »

Zombies In Tokyo Amid Coronavirus Fears

Zombies In Tokyo Amid Coronavirus Fears
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An actor dressed as a zombie is seen before their performance at a drive-in haunted house show by Kowagarasetai, for people inside a car in order to maintain social distancing amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a garage in Tokyo, Japan. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Creates Funny Photoshop Mashups Between The Hollywood Characters And Classic Soviet Movies

Russian Artist Creates Funny Photoshop Mashups Between The Hollywood Characters And Classic Soviet Movies

Kazan-based artist ‘Klod Mande’ created a funny mashups. He made collages where Hollywood characters and public figures were placed in scenes from Soviet movies and Russian realities. And vice versa, too. Perfect! Continue reading »

Brilliant Book Dedications

Brilliant Book Dedications

Instead of writing boring, generic book dedications, these authors decided to make theirs as funny and creative as possible. Enjoy! Continue reading »