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This Artist Brings Dying Art of Book Fore-Edge Painting into the Limelight

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Maisie Matilda, a 24-year-old UK artist, has gained acclaim for reviving the rare art of book fore-edge painting. Continue reading »

“Traveling Through the Seasons”: A Series of Beautiful Illustrations by Oamul Lu

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Oamul Lu , an illustration artist based in China specializing in painting, digital painting and animation. Continue reading »

Meet Tim Jacobus, the Artist Who Gave Goosebumps Its Signature Look

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Goosebumps is one of the most popular and beloved horror series for children of all time. Written by R.L. Stine, the books have sold over 400 million copies worldwide and have been adapted into movies, TV shows, video games, and more. But what makes Goosebumps stand out from other horror stories is not only its clever plots and twists, but also its iconic covers. The covers of Goosebumps are colorful, spooky, and captivating, and they capture the essence of each story in a single image. The artist who created those covers is Tim Jacobus, a master of illustration who has a unique and recognizable style. Continue reading »

An Artist Creates Stunning Illustrations With Themes Of Life, Nature, Rebirth, And Spirituality

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Venus Angelica is a talented children’s book illustrator from Canada who creates captivating art pieces. Her passion for art began at an early age when her parents would read picture books to her at night, using funny voices and acting out the characters. The colorful illustrations in those storybooks sparked her imagination and nurtured her love for visual arts. Continue reading »

Journeying through Alternate Realities: The Captivating Illustrations of Award-Winning Artist Ashley Mackenzie

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Meet Ashley Mackenzie, a talented artist from Canada who creates captivating illustrations that take you on a journey to otherworldly dimensions. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Dreamy Installations and Sculptures Made From Secondhand Books

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Su Blackwell has always been a lover of language. The written word, to her, was more than just ink on paper; it was a tapestry of meaning, woven together to tell a story. But it wasn’t until she journeyed to the exotic lands of Asia that her art took on a new dimension. Continue reading »

Artist Wrote Inappropriate “Children’s” Books And Here Are Some Of The Worst Titles

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If you’ve never heard of Brad Gosse, or seen him perform, you are definitely missing out. His TikTok and YouTube videos are always funny, and he never fails to make you say: “Did he really just say that!” Continue reading »

Take Me to Eterna: Fantasy Worlds of Gediminas Skyrius

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Based in Lithuania, Gediminas Skyrius is an illustrator working in the fields of book illustration, animation and game art, with an eye for dark, fantasy art. Continue reading »

The Superb Fantasy, Horror and Comic Art of James Daly

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James Daly is a talented American artist whose diverse portfolio showcases a unique blend of fantasy and horror. His work for major companies such as CD Projekt Red, Activision, and Marvel demonstrates his skill and versatility. Continue reading »

E X E G E S I S: Book Artworks by Marcus Sherman

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“Fate or Fortune. Opportunity or Rock… or predictable occasion. Luck is a pattern with non-obvious causal mechanics, or a randomly chosen one of the probability lines? Continue reading »

Amazing Movie Posters by Phantom City Creative

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Amazing selection of movie posters and key graphics by Canadian studio Phantom City Creative. The award-winning independent studio is based in Toronto, and they’re primarily focused on entertainment design for film, television and music. Continue reading »

Book-A-Minute Classics: The Ultra-Condensed Classic Books

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English teachers have the inconsiderate habit of assigning mammoth-sized works of literature to read and then actually expecting you to do it. This wouldn’t be so bad except that invariably the requisite reading is as boring as fly fishing in an empty lake. Continue reading »

Bold and Colorful Illustrations by Kiersten Eagan

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Kiersten is an illustrator and visual development artist with a passion for storytelling!

She is from the forests of Canada but is currently living in Oxford, England where she loves exploring alleyways and looking for secret passageways to Narnia and Wonderland. Continue reading »

Superheroes, Demons, and Fierce Berserkers: Powerful Illustrations by Luciano Fleitas

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Luciano Fleitas is an Argentinean illustrator who draws covers for science fiction and fantasy books, as well as several covers for Marvel, DC and many other comic book publishers. His style is heavy-handed realism, and his images are weighty yet masterfully detailed and inventive. Colorful brutalism is what it is. Continue reading »

Artist Spent Three Years Painting Her Readings

“One Hundred Years Of Solitude” By Gabriel Garcia Marques

According to Fernanda Jardim: “I started to paint when I was twelve years old. I decided to combine this passion with one other passion, literature. I tried to give a form to my interpretations of some of these masterpieces. It is also a way to see how my painting evolved during this process. You can follow me on my Instagram.” Continue reading »

The World of Fairy Tales: Dreamy Illustrations by David Listón

David Sierra Listón is an artist from Madrid who mainly specializes in book illustrations. His work includes artwork for Vitor Hugo’s Les Misérables, Little Red Riding Hood, and many other books, including contemporary ones. Continue reading »

Story of My F*cking Life: A Journal for Banishing the Bullsh*t, Unlocking Your Creativity, and Celebrating the Absurdity of Life

Congratulations! You have discovered a self-care tool that’s more than a social media prop in Story of My F*cking Life, a bibliophile’s journal from the viral Instagram sensation @storyofmyfuckinglife. Continue reading »

This Library Attracts The Public By Dressing Up One Librarian’s Cat As Literary And Movie Icons

The Center County Library is a public library (with three different branches) located in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, USA. However, what separates this library from all the others is the fact that it has a very special employee: a cat named Horatio. Every week, Horatio stars in the hashtag #caturday on the establishment’s Instagram, contributing some really wholesome pictures. Continue reading »

This Instagram Account Creates Sinister Parodies of Kid’s Cooks To Ruin Your Childhood Memories

Thomas Columbo is the creator of Digital Meddle. He alters vintage children’s books through the use Photoshop, adding the text in order to give the stories a different meaning with a comedic effect. Something that drives his passion for this unique art form is people’s disapproving comments, although overall his work is well received. Continue reading »

This Artist Photoshops Old Paperback Books With Ridiculous Titles

Even though the internet is primarily focused on knowledge, connecting people, and providing services, a very nice and, to be honest, necessary function of the internet is to give people things to laugh about. Continue reading »

Books That Sound Dirty, But Are Completely Innocent


Games You Can Play With Your Pussy” by Ira Alterman

We have been told not to judge a book by its cover, but when the cover has a title like “Games You Can Play With Your Pussy“, it’s hard not to. Whether intentionally funny or just completely oblivious, here are some of the dirtiest book titles you’ve ever seen. Continue reading »

Flowery Tale: A Paper Flower Vase Shaped Like a Book

This product functions as a vase by installing a test tube in the book’s spine. When opened, the silhouette of the vase appears. Each book contains 3 types of silhouettes; they can also be used upside down, giving a total of 6 variations. Continue reading »

Artist Bethany Bickley Creates Impressive Miniature Sculptures Out of Paper

Bethany Bickley is a creative problem solver who brings words and visuals together to tell a story with impact and purpose. “If there are no visuals, I create them”, she says in a statement. In her pieces, paper figures and objects are coming to life. Some of her works make us feel like we assist in a scene of a book’s secret life, where discussions are animated and life blossoming through the paper. Continue reading »

“Tales from the Graveyard”: Glorious Horror Fiction of Guy N. Smith

Guy Newman Smith (born 21 November, 1939, Hopwas, Staffordshire) is an English writer best known for his pulp fiction-style horror, though he has also written non-fiction, softcore, and children’s literature. Continue reading »

Russian Literature: The Choice Of Asian Girls

For some reason, Asian girls like to take pictures of themselves with books. Quite interesting that their choice is very often Russian books – classics, scientific and technical literature… Continue reading »