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This Is What Modern Life Really Looks Like, According To An Illustrator

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts

Illustrator Steve Cutts has a rather morbid fascination with "the more broken aspects of life." His artworks, brightly colored and meticulously ...

Folk-Inspired Street Artist Draws What's Inside Your Head

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 09.01.2015 | Arts

A big eye with a dilated pupil emits blue-green rays. Above it, there's a web of words. Some of them describe desires, others are no more than jumble...

Ever Seen Everyone In NYC In One Place? Now You Have.

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 08.19.2015 | Arts

Even if you don’t know Jason Polan’s name, you probably recognize his trademark black-and-white pen portraits. If you’re a New Yorke...

It's a Man's World: Men's Adventure Magazines, the Postwar Pulps

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 08.18.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

The heteronormative confusion in contemporary American male identity is found all throughout the pages of defunct genre magazines such as Man's World and other extinct titles. But the current cultural value here is that the cover illustrations are so beautifully drawn and painted that it subverts the overtly macho context into a kind of kitsch.

These Lovely Illustrations Are Proof There's Beauty Outside Our Phones

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 07.30.2015 | Healthy Living

When was the last time you truly took in your surroundings? It's no secret that we can sometimes become slaves to our smartphones, which makes unplugg...

Black 'Harry Potter' Characters Aren't Just Beautiful -- They're Revolutionary

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 07.28.2015 | Black Voices

There's an unspoken rule in literature: Characters are white unless explicitly described otherwise. Take, for example, Hermione Granger from H...

These Illustrations Will Motivate You To Live Life To The Fullest

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

We're going to let you in on a little secret: You can do anything you put your mind to. Sometimes we just need a push to remind us to seize everyth...

Marvel's Greatest Superheroes Recast As Dogs In These Clever Illustrations

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment

Man's best friend is now also man's last, best hope. Twin Cities-based illustrator and art director Josh Lynch reimagined some of Marvel's most b...

Interview: Writer/Illustrator Rowboat Watkins on Rude Cakes

Nell Minow | Posted 06.09.2015 | Books
Nell Minow

Rude Cakes is witty, charming, and pure delight for children and their families. The title characters are cakes with delicious-looking pink frosting who are indeed very rude. A hilarious and very surprising twist leads to a happy -- and less rude -- ending.

Lou and Lee in the Island of Perfection, a Greek Writer's Tale

Maria Zavakou | Posted 12.22.2014 | Parents
Maria Zavakou

Ever since I was a child, I loved storytelling. I used it in making my own Muppet shows, in-school fanzines, and invent stories when I was at home. It...

Striking GIFs And Illustrations Depict The Women Of The War On Terror

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.08.2014 | Arts

We typically associate GIFs with either lowbrow internet memes or psychedelic net art -- both of which, though wonderful, don't usually carry much of ...

If Picasso Animated A Nickelodeon Cartoon, It Might Look Like This

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.25.2014 | Arts

Is there a universal sense of humor, one cosmic joke that would force even the grumpiest earthlings to erupt into laughter? We're not sure, but a ...

If 'Family Guy' Characters Were In 'Game Of Thrones'

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 08.08.2014 | TV

One gifted artist has merged “Family Guy” and “Game of Thrones” beautifully. The hilarious "Family Guy" characters take on new life as the...

These Romantic Illustrations Will Definitely Make You Want To Fall In Love (NEW BOOK)

Posted 03.19.2014 | Books

There's nothing more powerful and enduring than a truly great love story. Falling in love is one of the most profound human experiences, and a brillia...

10 Comics That Depict Your Darkest Feelings With Freakish Accuracy

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.08.2014 | Arts

There was a time when a majority of comics covered epic topics like swooping superheroes, maniacal villains and damsels in distress. These days, they ...

Disturbing Images Portray Beloved Female Cartoons As Victims Of Domestic Violence

Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts

Warning: The following post contains illustrated images of domestic abuse that may be disturbing to some readers. In a dark nod to International Wo...

These Twin Peaks Illustrations Are Making Us Yearn For The Days Of Log Lady

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Oh, David Lynch. We've been toiling over ways to express our undying love for the wacky, supernatural murder mystery that was "Twin Peaks." For years,...

The Yin and Yang of Holiday Style

Yves Durif | Posted 02.17.2014 | Style
Yves Durif

How are you surviving, as we reach the midpoint of the 2013 Holiday Party Marathon?

Why Is It Called Black Friday?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 01.28.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Bizarre Cartoons Turn Puppies Into Bros

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.21.2013 | Arts

Here's an illustrator you and your awesome third grade neighbor can both appreciate. Andrew Ho's colorful portrayals of the animal kingdom combine a y...

10 Wonderfully Dark Roald Dahl Illustrations

Posted 09.15.2013 | Arts

Before your foray into adult literature, your imagination was likely visited from time to time by Roald Dahl's colorful and often frightening characte...

No, I Won't Use an e-Reader

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.02.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

The book encapsulated a deep sense of pleasure, safety, wonder, satisfaction, and above all, love. These early experiences linger with us, and can have enormous emotional resonance.

If Star Wars Characters Were Brands...

Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts

Rivalries between soda companies or athletic shoe designers can be pretty cut throat, but is the inter-industry competition as fierce as the age-old c...

The Cutest Doodle Project We've Ever Seen

Posted 05.31.2013 | Arts

You begin with a spontaneous shape and go from there. That's the gist of David Habben's inspirational doodle series "Shapes of Consciousness." The Sal...

Neal Fox's Asylum Of The Damned

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts

Illustrator Neal Fox depicts nightmarish pop culture mashups, at once idolizing and humiliating humanity's greatest legends real and imagined. His twi...