Mixed media street artist Amose creates incredibly unique characters massive in size and magnificent in style. The 32-year-old artist from Lille, France incorporates interesting, geometric shapes and long lines to make these unique murals. Recently, he created the piece, above, for the Infart Festival
, an urban art… Continue
Added by Eugene on September 19, 2011 at 4:00pm —
Sacramento, California-based illustrator Jerrod Maruyama has a way of taking our favorite pop culture characters and turning them into cute and cuddly creations. He uses the term "kawaii" which he tells us is the Japanese version of cute. "The Japanese culture uses characters for just about everything," he says. "There is a real appreciation for cute… Continue
Added by alice on August 24, 2011 at 10:30am —
Call it the sign of the times when you see a crazy cast of Western cartoon characters painted into Chinese art. Zhang Gong is an artist who is currently exhibiting at the Eli Klein gallery in New York. With paintings that range in price from $5,000 to $70,000, three-quarters of which were sold out after just three week, Gong is one of several Chinese artists who is making a mark in today's… Continue
Added by alice on March 27, 2011 at 4:30pm —
Over a year ago, I listed out seven of my favorite illustrators
that I believe have the best sense of humor. At that time, I had no idea that I'd one day actually end up interviewing one of these "rock stars,"
getting to know them… Continue
Added by alice on January 16, 2011 at 6:30pm —
Most people would never look twice at an old, decrepit wall but then again artist Richard Vermaak isn't like most people. He sees these eroded surfaces as his blank canvas and that inspires him with ideas. His mini Dia De Los Muertos-looking characters, called Skelewags, spring to life, finding ways to get into some hilarious trouble.
"This started out with the search for interesting… Continue
Added by alice on January 10, 2011 at 11:00am —
If you were in New York City when it got hit with last year's crazy snowstorm, you'll know that the streets
looked like something out a movie. For Williamsburg resident Henry Hargreaves, they resembled the famous ice planet Hoth from Star Wars. After being snowed in for a very long time, Hargreaves… Continue
Added by alice on January 7, 2011 at 9:30am —
Here in America, we eat what we want, whenever we want to, and our servings sizes are bigger than most other countries combined. In the following graphics, we examine the the average daily food Intake of some our favorite TV characters. Looks like they're right on par with the rest of us...…
Added by Eugene on August 6, 2010 at 1:00pm —
Everybody loves cupcakes. We usually don't care so much about how they look, and often times they all look the same...
Flickr user lclllc takes cupcake design to a whole 'nother level. Each cupcake is its own individual character. Can you imagine how much time and painstaking effort this must take?
Added by Eugene on August 4, 2010 at 11:30am —
What happens when your favorite comic strip characters get "off the strip"? Do they go a little crazy? Would Snoopy really roast Woodstock? WWA Gallery
answers those questions and more with their recently opened art exhibition. The show runs now till September 4th.
(First piece, above, is by artist… Continue
Added by alice on July 21, 2010 at 11:30am —
"No grand subtext here, they are both old. But this is my favorite one of all."
What would happen if Pixar and Star Wars characters mated and had babies? Thanks to artist Silof, we now have the answer to that long sought-after question.
Along with each image, a quote from the artist is attached explaining his thought process behind which… Continue
Added by Eugene on June 24, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Just what would the Looney Tunes cartoons look like without any characters? Apparently lonely and desolate. Reaching back into the Cartoon Network archives, Comicrazys shows us just how critical our characters are to our favorite…
Added by alice on June 18, 2010 at 8:00am —