Superhero Kids

“To dream anything that you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind.”

Illustrator Andy Fairhurst creates super-cute watercolour silhouettes of kids as they cosplay their favourite comic book heroes and villains. The likenesses are undeniably cute. Check out Fairhurst’s Superhero Kids after the jump.

Arty Awesomeness Weirdness

Bite Me!

When our mate Abe over at The Given isn’t preening his (admittedly awesome) Johnny Bravo hairstyle, he is busy making custom toys and iron animals.

Today we got word of a new set of mouth-watering prints. Abe combines hand-drawn touches with digital manipulation to create colourful images of some rather ghoulish chops. Have a look at Bite Me after the jump.


Superheroes in Top Hats

Nothing says “Like a sir” more than a monocle and a top hat. Artist Lora Zombie shows this in her “Mr.” set of watercolour prints where a number of superheroes exude wealth and class by donning the corrective lens and formal headgear.

Have a look at Zombie’s Super Sirs after the jump.

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Baroque Wars

Just the other day we showed you Greg Peltz’ splendid Victorian era portraits of popular Star Wars characters. If you liked that, then chances are you’d love the illustrations from Swedish artist, Mattias Adolfsson.

In 2007, Adolfsson put pen to paper and re-imagined the Star Wars universe using an artistic style that was common in Europe between the 16th and 18th centuries. Baroque is a style that calls for extravagant and highly decorated pieces with many little intricate shapes. From Han Solo coming under fire from the puritan squad to poor wig-less R2D2, Adolfsson’s portraits are very ornate and imaginative. Once again, Chewbacca comes in as our favourite for having enough hair not to need a wig. See him and the rest of the Star Wars gang after the jump.

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The Witty Art Of Marc Johns

I just stumbled onto the drawings of Marc Johns, and had some great laughs. Perhaps it’s the mood I’m in but seeing a pair of green underpants with antlers attached to them just made me smile no end.

Johns thinks of some pretty absurd things and uses watercolours to create drawings that are simple and sparse, yet so very witty. We totally love his sense of humour, have a look at some of his illustrations after the jump.