illustration Archive

Pixel art that responds to viewer manipulation

German designer Marcus Blättermann created this nifty series of scalable pixel illustrations based on Greek mythology (Tantalos shown here). Drag your cursor around at his site to alter the image. Illustrations include: • The Three Graeae • Tantalos • Teiresias • Brothers • Zeus • The Argos • The Sphinx The Zeus one takes some of his …

Hillary and Trump skull-stickers

They’re $10 for 12 at Urban Medium, whose awesome designs I’ve been tracking since 2004. report this ad Under Section 1201 of the DMCA, a law passed in 1998, people who fix things can be sued (and even jailed!) for violating copyright law, if fixing stuff involves bypassing some kind of copyright lock; this has incentivized manufacturers so that fixing your stuff means …

537 artists from 67 countries competed to make this gorgeous card deck

537 artists from 67 countries competed to make this gorgeous card deck / Boing Boing Playing Arts held a design contest then turned winning entries for each card into a beautiful deck. Emi Haze shared how the winning 4 of spades was created, detailed above. Below, the rest of the winning 4 cards. • Playing Arts/Special Edition (via Emi …

RIP, MAD Magzines's Jack Davis

Davis had been with MAD since its first run in 1952, and his illustrations helped define the look of satirical art for generations. He died at age 91. Davis drew his last MAD cover in 1995, and his work has been frequently reprinted in the magazine to the present day. A spokesman for the magazine, which began …