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The art of reimagining iconic characters

We've all had that moment when the announcement comes in that your favourite movie from yesteryear is getting a remake. How can they do it? How can they mess with your favourite characters? I've been there too, but I've also been on the other end, is responsible for the designs of reimagined much-loved characters such … Continue reading The art of reimagining iconic characters

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10 Amazing Anime Movies of 2018

The early months of 2018 have already seen several landmark anime films achieve worldwide success, and that shows no signs of changing anytime soon. While it is not apparent from looking at the 2018 Oscar nominations for Best Animated Film, last year saw some truly fantastic anime films released. Source: 10 Amazing Anime Movies of … Continue reading 10 Amazing Anime Movies of 2018

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Tired Of Bad News, Artist Illustrates All The Great And Awesome Things Of 2018

Left and right images by Mauro Gatti and featured with permission LA-based artist Mauro Gatti has but one rule when he illustrates, “If it doesn’t make you smile, change it.” This definitely rings true in his ‘ The Happy Broadcast ’ project, where the Italian-born creative, who has worked with brands including Google, Giphy, YouTube, … Continue reading Tired Of Bad News, Artist Illustrates All The Great And Awesome Things Of 2018

More Witty Illustration from Handsoffmydinosaur

Freelance designer and illustrator Teo Zirinis ( previous ) is the one behind all things comic and funny @handsoffmydinosaur who started to draw and doodle as long as he can remember. For him, illustration helps to take his mind off things and it was a great way to express himself. Source: More Witty Illustration from … Continue reading More Witty Illustration from Handsoffmydinosaur

Disney Just Released Its Best Animated Short Of 2018: ‘The Little Duck’

VIDEO This new cartoon has a bit of everything that makes Disney Disney : adorable fuzzy cartoon animals, a tug at the heartstrings, some light comedy, and a hard sell to consumers. It’s also the best Disney short we’ve seen this year, mostly because it manages to compact the Disney ‘magic’ into a bearable 75 … Continue reading Disney Just Released Its Best Animated Short Of 2018: ‘The Little Duck’

Artist Illustrates Everyday Computer Situations That Everyone Will Find Relatable

System32Comics is a comic series that is based on computer humor. Don’t worry, you don’t need a master degree in computer science to understand their comics… they are all based off everyday experiences of using a computer. Scroll down to see them all and don’t forget to upvote and comment on your favorites! Source: Artist … Continue reading Artist Illustrates Everyday Computer Situations That Everyone Will Find Relatable

Best of 2018: The Top 10 Graphic Novels

From Sabrina by Nick Drnaso (Drawn & Quarterly) Comics writers and artists are often better equipped to tackle contemporary events and issues before anyone working in any other medium, and many graphic novels that came out this year demonstrate this perfectly. Source: Best of 2018: The Top 10 Graphic Novels

What Is Like To Date An It Guy In 13 Wholesome Comics

Bonnie Pang is a Hong Kong-born artist who has been making original comics since 2013. She currently creates three comics: Roar Street Journal, MindBound and a more personal one called IT Guy & ART Girl showing her relationship with her boyfriend. Source: What Is Like To Date An It Guy In 13 Wholesome Comics

5 Secrets to Mixing Multiple Wood Finishes

Variation in colour, pattern, texture, and style is essential to decorating—it keeps things interesting. When it comes to wood finishes, match-y match-y floors and furniture look staid and flat. It's also largely impractical for those of us who don't buy all our stuff in one fell swoop.

Batman by Stefan Thelan

Popular Cartoons and Mascots Unwind to Reveal Realistic Depictions of Their Human and Animal Inspirations

Dutch artist Stefan Thelen, a.k.a.  Super A  (previously  here  and  here ) removes the fantasy from classic pop culture characters like Batman and Mickey Mouse to reveal more realistic interpretations of their cartoon constructs. Source: Popular Cartoons and Mascots Unwind to Reveal Realistic Depictions of Their Human and Animal Inspirations

Marvel, illustration by Sébastien DEL GROSSO

“Since my childhood, I have always been interested in art, first by drawing and painting. This interest reflects my professional life, since I work in the graphic design world as a freelance. Source: Marvel, illustration by Sébastien DEL GROSSO

Member Spotlight: An Interview with Illustrator Ilya Milstein

Member Spotlight: An Interview with Illustrator Ilya Milstein

JH : I grew up reading Tintin and you’re obviously inspired by cartoonists like Hergé, I’m wondering who’s inspiring you these days? IM : I’m probably more inspired by Hergé’s inspirations (like Frank King and Gluyas Williams) and his disciples (like Mark Smeets and Rutu Modan) than Hergé himself. Source: Member Spotlight: An Interview with … Continue reading Member Spotlight: An Interview with Illustrator Ilya Milstein

Stroyboard Artist Marty Cooper Inserts Cartoons Into Real-World Situations

Source: Stroyboard Artist Marty Cooper Inserts Cartoons Into Real-World Situations

Relatable Comics Showing A Woman’s Everyday Problems That Will Make You Laugh

Prudence is a 26-year-old Belgian illustrator, going by “Planet Prudence” online. We already featured some of her hilarious illustrations before and now get ready to see some more. The author went from hopping between jobs and battling depression to being the author of her own book and making comics on a daily basis. “Many people … Continue reading Relatable Comics Showing A Woman’s Everyday Problems That Will Make You Laugh

Trippy “Deconstructed” Cartoon Characters by Juan Carlos Paz

Juan Carlos Paz aka BAKEA, Spanish illustrator and art director, had fun massacring and transforming some icons of the animation world into mutant monsters.   Spanish illustrator and sculptor Juan Carlos Paz (aka BAKEA) “deconstructs” popular animated characters in his colorful and surreal series of illustrations. Everyone from the Looney Toons to the Simpsons are … Continue reading Trippy “Deconstructed” Cartoon Characters by Juan Carlos Paz

Illustrator Creates Comics That Show the Everyday Differences Between China and Western Cultures

As you're probably aware, China does things a little differently from the rest of the Western World. Comic artist Tiny Eyes – aka Siyu – has made it her mission to showcase these differences in her witty comic series that highlights things that she, as someone born and raised in Beijing, has experienced when communicating … Continue reading Illustrator Creates Comics That Show the Everyday Differences Between China and Western Cultures

Al Hirschfeld’s Comic Book Design Wit

Al Hirschfeld (1903 – 2003), the irreplaceable theatrical caricaturist for the New York Times, wrote and illustrated an exquisitely wry, beautifully designed (designed with H. Wolff) graphically striking expose of the business that he helped to define titled “Show Business is No Business” (Simon & Shuster, 1951). Source: Al Hirschfeld’s Comic Book Design Wit

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jon 2 2018, 19 pages. A second Garfield fancomic considering the life of Jon Arbuckle, cartoonist. Source: Jon

Artist, Who Says She Can’t Draw, Creates Hilarious Illustrations About Her Life

Bibi is an illustrator who draws hilarious comics about her life. Although she says she can’t draw, we think the comics are great! And Bibi seems to have a positive outlook when it comes to not knowing how to draw: “why should that stop me?!” says her. Source: Artist, Who Says She Can’t Draw, Creates … Continue reading Artist, Who Says She Can’t Draw, Creates Hilarious Illustrations About Her Life