Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'illustrations' (62)

Hilarious Illustrations Show Different Kinds of NYC Bikers

In this hilarious series by artist Kurt McRobert, we take a look at all the different kinds of New York City bikers. The twelve illustrations show everything from a fashion forward cyclist, with her fedora hat and red pumps cruising down the streets of Soho, to the fanny pack sporting tourists, with their classic I heart NY shirts, stopping traffic to take their shots.…

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Added by alice on April 10, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Funny Illustrations: If Animals and Objects Could Talk

Graphic designer David Olenick gives a window into another world with these humorous illustrations that show us what would happen if objects and animals could talk. The clever works feature everything from a cup of coffee smugly saying, "I own you" to a seemingly happy cat…

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Added by alice on September 23, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Adorable Illustrations of Superhero Families

Amazing Uncle



Paris, France-based designer Andry "Shango" Rajoelina has created an incredibly adorable set of illustrations called Super Families that show superheroes and their families on their way to school. The first part of his series, Justice Families, debuted back in May and in July he released part two, Marvel Families. Each of the…

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Added by alice on September 12, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Secret Life of Heroes by Gregoire Guillemin

We've been fans of French artist Gregoire Guillemin for quite some time. In the past, we featured many of his superhero themed series such as his retro-modern superhero illustrations as well as his…

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Added by alice on August 30, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Stunning Red Fox Illustrations Using Watercolors and Ink



With all of the fancy software available to artists and illustrators these days, it's wonderfully refreshing when you spot work that's made in more traditional ways. Saint Petersburg, Russia-based artist Alice Macarova recently completed a new project called Vulpes Vulpes, a triptych featuring adorable red foxes. As the 22-year-old told us, "I chose foxes because I love to draw…

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Added by alice on July 22, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Adorable Love Illustrations Filled With Twists and Turns

Happy Father's Day

Spain-based graphic designer and illustrator Marta Colomer (aka Maruta) is behind TuttiConfetti, adorable character illustrations about love, relationships, and life. Though quite simple, the illustrations are often paired with short stories that are filled with twists and turns. On the surface, you can enjoy many of these cute works for what…

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Added by alice on July 7, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Walking Dead Characters in Watercolors and Ink

Fan of the hit AMC show The Walking Dead? If so, you'll love these new watercolor paintings by artist Christopher Uminga. Almost more impressive than the final product is seeing each piece come together. For resident badass Daryl Dixon, notice how the artist first starts off by drawing with ink and then slowly adds in the details with watercolors. Of…

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Added by alice on April 21, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

David Schwen's Cool and Quirky Instagram Photos

While many people use Instagram for different purposes - like sharing recent family photos or bragging about how much money one has - there's a huge segment of the Instagram population that's comprised of artists and photographers who use the…

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Added by alice on January 8, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Underlined Book Quotes Become Clever Illustration, Part II



Almost immediately after writing about Evan Robertson's literature inspired illustrations, thousands of you began sharing our post with your friends. Even Robertson was surprised by how quickly and passionately the public embraced his clever prints.…

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Added by alice on December 11, 2012 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Noma Bar's New Secret Storytelling Illustrations

The Last Emperor



These days, we just can't get enough of clever illustrations! First we saw Evan Robertson's literature-inspired ones and then, just yesterday, we came across…

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Added by alice on September 7, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Clever Posters for the Music Lover

New England-based graphic artist Christopher David Ryan is behind some cool music posters that will make you want to dig up your old vinyl or dance to some jams. Though his print shop is filled with illustrations about everything from Creativity and Daydreaming to Technology and Nature, it's his Music section that has us smiling this morning. For those looking to…

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Added by alice on September 6, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Clever Illustrations with Double Interpretations

Woman or Face?

Italian artist Fabio D'Altilia, who also just happens to be the head of art in an international advertising agency, just sent us this clever set of illustrations. Inspired by Gestalt psychology, he's created a fun set that will make you look twice at each image. In particular, D'Altilia addresses multistable perception, which is…

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Added by alice on August 30, 2012 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Underlined Book Quotes Become Clever Illustrations



Bookworm or not, you can't help but enjoy these black and white illustrations of literary quotes by Evan Robertson. The New York-based graphic designer has taken some of the cleverest lines written by famous authors such as William Faulkner and Oscar Wilde and turned them into wonderful posters. These literature-inspired fine art illustrations are currently being sold…

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Added by alice on August 23, 2012 at 8:00am — 9 Comments

Dazzling Pen Portraits by Josh Bryan

While at first glance these stunning black and white portraits look like they were created in Illustrator, you'd be surprised to find out they're actually pen drawings. 20-year-old England-based artist Josh Bryan has a set called Triangulations where he's taken some well-known celebrities - like Marilyn Monroe, Albert Einstein, Helen Bonham Carter, and Johnny Knoxville - and…

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Added by alice on August 18, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Awesome New Illustrations for Nike

Speed Trap



Chow Hon Lam just wrote to us to tell us about his recently released commission. Back in 2010, Nike contacted the Malaysian artist to see if he would, exclusively, make them some funny t-shirt designs. In essence, they wanted something "different."…

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Added by alice on July 28, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Pixar's Golden Storytelling Rules Illustrated in Legos

Last year, over the course of a month and a half, Pixar story artist Emma Coats grabbed the Internet's attention when she shared some of Pixar's golden rules of storytelling, via Twitter. They were guidelines that she had learned, that she wanted to pass along to others. There were 22 in all; you can read them…

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Added by alice on July 25, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Watercolor Fashion Illustrations by Cate Parr

Born and educated in England, Cate Parr is a fashion illustrator who has a way with watercolors. Her beautiful works feel dreamy and ethereal, like you're looking at pages of a magazine only that those glamorous figures have suddenly come alive. Awash in bold and pastel colors, her paintings feel fresh and free, the kind you'd love to hang on your wall for a bit of colorful…

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Added by alice on July 12, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

More Gorgeous Ink and Tea Illustrations by Carne Griffiths

Since we last checked in with UK-based artist Carne Griffiths he's been busy creating even more beautiful portraits in his signature style, that is, using just tea and ink. This Thursday, July 12, he's opening an exhibition called…

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Added by alice on July 10, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Grant Snider's Great Comics on Art and Inspiration



After seeing Grant Snider's cute and clever illustrations pop up on a number of blogs, I was led to his site where I ended up spending a good part of my morning. What I love most about his comics is that they strike a chord or hit a nerve - whether he's just touching upon subjects like art, design and architecture or he's delving more deeply into larger life topics like… Continue

Added by alice on June 1, 2012 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Clever Illustrations: Copywriter vs. Art Director

The Machine



Ready for a set of clever illustrations? Like that funny series Paris vs. New York, Copywriter vs. Art Director pits two similar but quite opposing subjects together in a quick and witty way. While a copywriter will always have a way with words, armed with the…

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Added by alice on June 1, 2012 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

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