“Unnatural History”: Pop Culture Icons Undergo Taxonomic Studies With Vintage-Style Illustrations

Austin-based artist Chet Phillips offers a new spin on some of the most iconic movie characters of our time. In his latest artistic installment, the illustrator depicts pop culture icons as vintage, taxonomic pieces in his series entitled, “Unnatural History.” Each fresh take of a character adds an elemental surprise to some of the most recognizable figures on television. From the flying monkeys...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/08/unnatural-history-pop-culture-icons-undergo-taxonomic-studies-with-vintage-style-illustrations/

Artist Shows How Cartoon Characters Would Look In Real Life, And The Result Is Scary And Disturbing

Handsome Squidward Cartoon characters from popular TV shows usually remind us of some warm memories from childhood. Remember when you used to sit on the sofa on weekend mornings and watch cartoons on mute before your mom caught you not sleeping? Well, I should admit that I did that every weekend. Ontario-based artist Miguel Vasquez seeks to distort our feelings about these cartoon characters with...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/08/artist-shows-how-cartoon-characters-would-look-in-real-life-and-the-result-is-scary-and-disturbing/

Artist Draws Wholesome Watercolor Comics Where A Cat Is Giving Out Mental Health Advice

Artist Hector Janse van Rensburg aka ‘Shitty Watercolour’ aka ‘Swatercolour’ is making us happier and our lives more wholesome with his comics that feel like miniature hugs and feature a meowtivational cat. The UK-based painter has become a global phenomenon and is now known as the world’s favorite self-deprecating artist. More: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Reddit, Patreon h/t:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/08/artist-draws-wholesome-watercolor-comics-where-a-cat-is-giving-out-mental-health-advice/

Universe 113: The Superb Detailed Video Games Posters And Sci-Fi Art Works Of Egor Klyuchnyk

Egor Klyuchnyk is a talented Ukraine-based artist and illustrator behind these incredible images. They features many movie, TV, video game and comic book references. It is just WOW. More: Egor Klyuchnyk, Artstation, Instagram, Behance...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/07/universe-113-the-superb-detailed-video-games-posters-and-sci-fi-art-works-of-egor-klyuchnyk/

Artist Imagines Famous Cartoon Characters With Human Bodies And The Result Is Bizarre

Have you ever wondered how famous characters from our favorite childhood cartoons would look in real life? One artist decided to give them a human body! Egyptian artist Mohamed Halawany created a series called “Real Toons” that depicts famous characters as real humans dressed up in fashionable attire. More: Instagram, Behance h/t: boredpanda The artist, who is also known as Halawany.m to his 19.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/06/artist-imagines-famous-cartoon-characters-with-human-bodies-and-the-result-is-bizarre/

“The Book Of Bare Bones”: Artist Shows The Skeletons Underneath The Skin Of Iconic Cartoon Character

Have you ever wondered what pop culture characters would look like if their skeletons were visible? One artist actually imagined it! Will Blood is an artist from the south of England, UK, who creates X-ray illustrations featuring famous characters from our childhood. More: The Book of Bare Bones, Instagram, Facebook h/t: boredpanda His series called “The Book of Bare Bones” depicts the skeletons...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/06/the-book-of-bare-bones-artist-shows-the-skeletons-underneath-the-skin-of-iconic-cartoon-character/

This Artist’s Disney Paintings Look Better Than Disney Movies Themselves

Looking at these magical Disney scenes it’s hard to believe that these are actual paintings and not digital illustrations. They’re the work of American artist Thomas Kinkade, who was the master of chiaroscuro, a painting technique using light and dark contrasts to create a sense of drama and the illusion of volume. That’s why it looks as though your favorite childhood characters could come alive...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/06/this-artist-s-disney-paintings-look-better-than-disney-movies-themselves/

“The Book Of Bunny Suicides”: Hilariously Dark Cartoon Series By Andy Riley

Featured below are some of the best examples from Andy Riley’s hilariously dark and twisted cartoon series about bunnies that are tirelessly trying to kill themselves. In case you’re easily offended, you probably shouldn’t scroll down. Everyone else – enjoy! More: Andy Riley, Shop Andy Riley is an Emmy-winning scriptwriter, cartoonist and children’s author from Britain. He has created a series of...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/05/the-book-of-bunny-suicides-hilariously-dark-cartoon-series-by-andy-riley/

An Artist Is Drawing Famous Characters With Coronavirus References To Show Support For People Impacted By The Pandemic

People around the world are finding various ways to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. There are also people like New York-based artist Gripless, who’s using art to show solidarity with people impacted by the virus. Gripless is an anonymous artist who illustrates puns inspired by celebrities, characters, and current events. Speaking to Insider, Gripless said he originally thought the coronavirus...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/04/an-artist-is-drawing-famous-characters-with-coronavirus-references-to-show-support-for-people-impacted-by-the-pandemic/

Illustrations Of Pop Culture Characters By EFIX Blend Into Walls And Sidewalks

Thanks to Frencha artist EFIX, it is possible to walk down the street, and to come across, at the bend of a wall, a Pop Culture character who seems to continue on his way or to take a pose, while integrating perfectly into the environment in which he was created. A way of diverting urban elements and transforming them into what the artist sees in them. “Wherever you see a pipe, I’ll see a...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2020/03/illustrations-of-pop-culture-characters-by-efix-blend-into-walls-and-sidewalks/