It’s always fun to see a cartoon character re-vamped by an artist in a way that you’d never expect. Wilma Flintstone as a pin-up girl, Smurfette as a sexpot, Iron Man Pixar style, and the Nightmare Before Christmas’ Jack & Sally as realistic people are just a few of the clever pieces that you’ll find in our Sub-Reddit of the week AlternativeArt. [Read more...]
Forget wax museums, these latex sculptures of Hollywood stars are so real they’re completely freaky! Can you imagine walking into a room where Jack Nicholson’s very realistic bust is wielding an axe at you? How about Heath Ledgers Joker giving you a demented stare? The details on these figures are so precise it’s astounding: individual hairs are visible, eyes are wet and focused, you can practically see them breath… and a few of these are only 1/6th scale, only becoming obvious when you notice the size of things next to them. [Read more...]
Vancouver graphic artist, Andrew Schick has many devoted fans of his wacky, creative drawings, and he acquires more everyday. Besides his work designing logos and advertisements for businesses, Schick has two well-followed blogs: Sketchblog and The Daily Claw, where he posts daily drawings. [Read more...]
Six minutes of footage for the new Batman movie coming out in 2012: The Dark Knight Rises. The 6 minute Prologue was released this past weekend to select audiences and this is so far is the clearest version out there. Watch it now before Warner Brothers takes it down! Scenes include the new villain Bane (Tom Hardy) and his escape and a brief glimpse of Catwoman (Anne Hathaway) and Batman (Christian Bale). Watch at your discretion. [Read more...]
You don’t need a phone booth to see both sides of Superman – just the posters of Danny Haas. These split illustrations show our favorite super heros split down their middle next to their well known, but secret, alter egos. So far Haas has created posters of Spiderman, Green Lantern, The Hulk, Batman, Superman and Wolverine. All are available as posters at Society6.com or you can check out new installments at artofdanny.com. [Read more...]
When the video game crash hit North America in 1983 the market was flooded with poorly made versions of just about every movie of the era… with the biggest flop being a quickly produced version of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. The folks over at Penney Design have re-imagined that fantastic 8-bit period by creating Atari-like game boxes for todays movies and a few shows. We’re pretty sure Snakes on a Plane will be even better than the movie!
Ok VisualNews readers, what kind of comic book character are you? Are you the secretive hero hiding behind horn rimmed glasses or are you more the volcano dwelling, laser beam toting type? Once you have this very important decision made (hm… blow up the world or save it?), you will find these “quick-start” guides to hero or villain-hood the perfect way to ensure you have all your cliché accessories and motives perfected… don’t leave your hideout without one!