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What Are These? Star Wars Paintings for Ants?

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is winning praise on the big screen, but we’d like to praise something much, much smaller: these teeny tiny Star Wars paintings by illustrator Lorraine Loots (featured previously). For the past 3 years or so, ...
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2D Illustrations Seem to Pop Out of Lined Notebook Pages

It would be easy to mistake these images for three-dimensional bas reliefs, but they’re actually completely flat, two-dimensional drawings. Artist João A. Carvalho (aka J Desenhos) creates convincing illusions where it seems his drawings are popping out of a notebook’s ...