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Why Star Wars Needs to Use Illustrators Like Drew Struzan for its Posters

Erik Sharkey | Posted 01.02.2017 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

George Lucas did an amazing thing in 1977--he released a film that brought his incredible vision to the big screen. I'm talking, of course, about the ...

Oculus Touch Just Launched. Here Are The Standout Titles.

Jesse Damiani | Posted 12.07.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

The long-awaited Oculus Touch system has officially launched, with 53 titles now available. At Oculus Connect 3 in October, I had a chance to try out ...

Kids Who Love 'The Snowy Day' Are Getting An Early Holiday Present

The Huffington Post | Emily McCombs | Posted 11.21.2016 | Parents

If you’re looking to build a diverse children’s library, one of the first books you’re likely to come across is “The Snowy Day.” Ezra Jack ...

The Introverted Kid's Illustrated Guide To Enjoying Slumber Parties

Quiet Revolution | Nidhi Berry | Posted 09.08.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on Marzi, otherwise known as Introvert Doodles, is our newest regular contributor! Watch this space for more...

Ambitions Interrupted: 35 millennials worldwide who just want to find meaningful work

The GroundTruth Project | Posted 09.26.2016 | Impact
The GroundTruth Project

After a few years of improvement, the global youth unemployment rate has returned to a level close to its all-time high, according to new data from th...

#100BadassBabes Is The Instagram Project You Need To Be Following

Erin Spencer | Posted 08.23.2016 | Women
Erin Spencer

Here's a little girl power for your Instagram feed. Julie Van Grol, an illustrator and art instructor in Minneapolis, Minnesota is illustrating 100 powerhouse women as a part of a daily illustration project called "100 Days of Badass Babes."

Illustrated Fiction: Mud Show

Christine Stoddard | Posted 08.08.2016 | Arts
Christine Stoddard

"Mud Show" is a work of fiction that Christine Stoddard wrote while an undergraduate at VCUarts in Richmond, Virginia. It was the basis for a short film that the VCUarts Cinema program produced in 2011. This version features illustrations created by Virginia artist Sarah V. Smith.

Ladies Of Lore -- A Feminist Poetry Project

Christine Stoddard | Posted 07.28.2016 | Arts
Christine Stoddard

I saw women on the street or in books and I imagined even more of them, from their bodies to their minds to their animal urges. I considered their origins, their dreams, and their failures. And, woman by woman, my cast of characters was born.

Dr. Seuss' Secret Art Collection Finally Goes On View

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.25.2016 | Arts

Theodor Seuss Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss, passed away in 1991, having written and illustrated over 60 children’s tales of enchanted animals in ...

The Magic Of Going With The Flow

Sue Shanahan | Posted 07.20.2016 | Arts
Sue Shanahan

Need to absorb an important life lesson? Get it down on paper. I painted this watercolor to remind myself of the ease that comes with surrendering to ...

Comic Captures What It’s Like To Spend A Decade In Immigration Limbo

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.29.2016 | Latino Voices

For more than a decade Juana Medina spent countless hours, money and tears trying to remain in the United States. The Colombian-born cartoonist's jour...

Don't Have a Fairy Godmother? Borrow One.

Sue Shanahan | Posted 06.17.2016 | Women
Sue Shanahan

I've made a practice of gleaning wisdom and support from women I admire. Because my mom was not the "in your corner" type, I learned to do this at a young age. Growing up under her tutelage forced me to figure out ways to get my need for nurturing met.

The 46 Songs From The 'Hamilton' Soundtrack Are Now Illustrated

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 06.10.2016 | Arts

Have you had enough "Hamilton" in the lead-up to the Tony Awards this Sunday? Great -- neither have we! Our latest reason to go #Ham4Ham comes in the ...

Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Illustrates Life

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.17.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

As cats are wont to do at the approach of strangers, Mimosa has fled under the bed. It's a shame because Mimosa, a 4-year-old, nine-lived tabby, is t...

What Traveling for a Year Looks Like in Numbers

How Far From Home | Posted 05.02.2016 | Travel
How Far From Home

March 2nd 2015 was departure day. It was the day we waved goodbye to South Africa, goodbye to a comfortable life with a comfortable salary, and goodby...

Ann Devito Has a Way With Illustrating Dogs

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 04.25.2016 | Arts
Suzanne Donaldson

Ann DeVito loves dogs. So much so that she recently had a book come out called Dog Love, published by Penguin Books, that features different breeds of dogs. It inspired me to reach out to this wonderful artist to highlight dogs and inspire some new illustrations!

Eric Carle: A Life's Work Illustrated

Cristy Bertini | Posted 04.21.2016 | Home
Cristy Bertini

With over 100 million copies of his books sold, including the immensely popular The Very Hungry Caterpillar, honorary degrees bestowed upon him, and numerous awards for his work, Eric Carle chooses to downplay his own talent and focus on those who have helped him.

Reflections On My One And Only Valentine

Sue Shanahan | Posted 02.11.2017 | Weddings
Sue Shanahan

There is something to be said for growing old together. Being with someone longer than you've been without them brings the kind of comfort that a well worn pair of shoes does. Not exactly a romantic notion, until you consider the discomfort that can come from breaking in a new pair. As we age, our love deepens.

Why Should Every Woman Own One?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 01.25.2017 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


8 Science Fiction Illustrations That Now Feel Crazy Prescient

Inverse | Posted 01.26.2017 | Entertainment

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Emily Gaudette Looking back at vintage conceptions of the future can be interesting. Most depictio...

How to Be PeterReynolds-ish

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 01.14.2017 | Home
Stacey Alcorn

I have always been unclear as to who I want to be when I grow up. But now it's quite clear, and rather simple, as a matter of fact. I want to be PeterReynolds-ish.

Illustrator Captures What Fuels Our 'Jessica Jones' Addiction

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 12.30.2015 | Arts

When you’re stuck in suburbia with your parents over the holidays, you, like many others, might look to Netflix for an escape. The recently release...

About Saturday's Democratic Debate...

Opening Ceremony | Posted 12.22.2016 | Comedy
Opening Ceremony

Wait, what? If people didn't talk about politics how on Earth would decisions get made? If they don't talk to one another, how do people know what they stand for and believe in and how can we possibly make informed positive change?

Opening Ceremony & DEERDANA Solve Holiday Procrastination With Printable Cards

Opening Ceremony | Posted 12.22.2016 | Style
Opening Ceremony

Procrastination is the biggest enemy to holiday-based success. From making travel plans to buying gifts, the habit is always lurking around the corner...

The Magic of Creativity

Sue Shanahan | Posted 12.17.2016 | Arts
Sue Shanahan

As an artist, I try to honor the muse that guides me. Over time, I've gotten better at paying attention and following its lead.