Ankur Patar is an artist with a talent for recreating famous paintings. His forgeries wouldn’t fool a child, let alone an art expert, but they’re still absolutely remarkable pieces of art unto themselves because they’re painstakingly assembled in Photoshop using nothing but stock photos.
Darwyn Cooke is best known to DC fans for his seminal miniseries DC: The New Frontier, his redesign of Catwoman (still in use at DC today), or in general for his vivid art deco inspired style. Tragically, the Cooke family has announced that the artist has begun receiving palliative care following a cancer diagnosis.
Former White Stripes frontman Jack White is going all out on his upcoming album. The vinyl version of Lazaretto contains a number of unprecedented features, including two different intros for the same song and the appearance of a holographic angel while it spins.
Kinda gives hope to all the up-and-comers out there, don't it?
Two years ago, Pip Taylor suffered serious bruising to her brain after tripping and cracking her head on a flight of stairs — an injury that now appears to have endowed her with an incredible ability to draw.
Finally some creative superhero art that combines tarot cards, geeky heroes and bulgy tights. It's like a mystical beefcake calendar (with a little hero-on-hero action) in tarot card form! Enjoy. Maybe a little NSFW.
What if you redesigned Darth Vader, but you only had a few sentences of description from the script to go on? Artist Carlos Villagra (and a few others) tried. Here's what they dreamed the Dark Lord could have looked like.
2010 has set the bar pretty high for holiday-themed art. And now it's our turn to share that joy with you. Here's a collection of the best and the freakiest holiday cards, prints and illustrations. From stuffed Rudolph to Bigfoot.
The best concept art tells a story, all by itself. But what's the difference between creating concept art for movies, versus drawing comics or illustrating books? We asked some of our favorite concept artists, and here's what they said.
I utterly love Monstertree's image of a robot preparing to terrorize a Japanese city. It's just one of the great images people have posted in ConceptArt.org's robot-art challenge. Click through to see another favorite.
Click to view io9 took a spin through Gallery 1988 and Golden Apple Comics last night in Los Angeles as artists like Ruben Rude, Travis Lampe, Brandon Bird, Patrick Gannon, Misha, Angry Woebots, Jeff McMillan, Sarah Coleman and Daniel Danger paid tribute to Stan "The Man" Lee through reinterpretations of some of his…