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Shapes of Consciousness by David Habben

Starting with a simple free form shape, illustrator David Habben lets his pencil squiggle whichever way it wants to. Once a shape is achieved, he fills it in with a unique character one step at a time. Each spirit evolves ...
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Wild Creatures on the Wall: Dr. Seuss Like Taxidermy

Taxidermy is one of those art forms which can be quite controversial, both as a question of taste and for ethical reasons ranging from animal rights to conservation. However, it’s hard to dislike these charmingly imaginative characters by sculptor Carl ...
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Fake Japanese Characters Market Fake Products

Japanese culture is famous for its highly unique character design… from the iconic Hello Kitty, to artistic manhole covers and sometimes totally weird product mascots. To many eyes, these characters don’t even make much sense with what they are selling… ...
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Quirky Characters with a Lot of Charm

When it comes to inventive character design, from robot-like people with antlers to squiggly squidboys, Harry Nesbitt has serious game. His figures pop off the page with loads of endearing, quirky personality, all while creating solid identities for his clients. ...
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Action Figures: If Star Wars Happened In 1942

Nearly everyone growing up in the 1980’s had a few Star Wars action figures… and if you didn’t you wished you did. Now an artist going by the name Sillof has re-imagined a huge array of figurines based on the ...
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Forest Characters Swallowed Up By The Woods

These melancholy characters look as if they’ve been swallowed up by the trees of the forest, right along with all the animals. Playfully illustrated by Portland, Oregon based artist Jason Graham, each was created using a combination of India ink, ...
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The Illustration and Character Design of Josh Holland

Josh Holland says he got his artistic start drawing Sesame Street characters from memory, creating “Crayola caked” notebooks in the process. It’s good to see young enthusiasm pay off. His vibrant illustrations play with pop culture references and often center ...