A look at the World Illustration Awards 2018 winners

The Association of Illustrators has been running the World Illustration Awards for 42 years, celebrating the best in visual art across advertising, books, packaging, interior spaces and more. In recent years, the competition has also included moving illustration in the form of animation.

This year saw the most successful edition of the awards yet, which had more entries than ever. It received 3,3000 applications from 75 countries, 1,000 more than in 2017.

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How Good Charlotte’s Guitarist Became One Of Marvel’s Most Prolific Artists

If you grew up in the ‘90s, chances are you know the band Good Charlotte. Bursting onto the scene with their anthem “Lifestyles of the Rich and the Famous,” the pop-punk quintet have spent almost two decades churning out enough hits to worry even bald assassin Agent 47.

What you might not know about Good Charlotte, however, is that their guitarist Billy Martin spends his spare time illustrating some of the world’s biggest comics.


Vegan Artists Join Forces To Create Graphic Novel Cookbook

Two vegan creatives have teamed up to create a cookbook with a difference.

Lovely’s is an English language comic book/graphic novel – comprising recipes for food and drink that intertwine with the narrative. The book, by Valentine Gallardo (story and illustration) and Jonathan Beaton (story and recipes) features recipes which are all vegan, and a cast of characters who mostly are.

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How A Pokemon Card Is Made

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Creatures, Inc. is an often-overlooked arm of the Pokemon machine. The developer has worked on spin-off Pokemon games for years, starting with Pokemon Stadium in 1998 and most recently Detective Pikachu–as well as 3D Pokemon models for various games, including Super Smash Bros. But the company is also responsible for much of the Pokemon Trading Card Game, which consistently sees new series and expansions after over 20 years.

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