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Pizza Pirate’s Classic Cartoons with Modern Sensibilities

Nelson Calderara better known Pizza Pirate is inspired by Western cartoons of the 1930s—his artwork feels like a direct descendant of that of animators like Walt Disney and Max Fleischer, from the trademark white gloves, to the use of skulls and skeletons, to the almost punk rock style of transgression. That transgression typically manifests in […]

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From Graffiti to Tattooing: The Body Art of Ninne Oat

He has been a graffiti artist since 1999 under the name of “Ninne.” Nineteen years later he is still using a similar name but now as a tattooist, having started working in the tattoo industry in 2015. “I decided to become a tattooist because I believe it is a form of art that is more […]

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Colorful, Grotesque Creature Mash-Ups by Tom Strom

Tom Strom is an artist based in Edinburgh, Scotland, who paints and tattoos colorful “creature mash-ups.” Among his inspirations are anime and Disney movies—the former for monster design, the latter for colorful backgrounds. He began tattooing over twenty years ago, during which time he experimented with different techniques and developed his style, which is an […]

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10 Amazing Anime Movies of 2018

 The early months of 2018 have already seen several landmark anime films achieve worldwide success, and that shows no signs of changing anytime soon. While it is not apparent from looking at the 2018 Oscar nominations for Best Animated Film, last year saw some truly fantastic anime films released. If anime, films from outside of […]

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Elegant, Colorful Chaos in Zeen Chin’s Digital Paintings

Zeen Chin is a self-taught artist living in Kuala Lumpur. Drawing upon a mysterious well of horror films, memories, and mysticism, his digital paintings are wildly elegant and unpredictable; scrolling from one image to the next, you can never predict (nor comprehend) what you will see next. Anime-like characters parade with cartoonish, folklore-inspired beasts, and […]

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10 Gateway Anime Films to Enter the Medium With

With the proliferation of anime streaming services like Crunchyroll it has never been easier to get into this style. Despite the success of some anime franchises in the West, it has been difficult in the past to get access to a variety of shows and movies, no matter how popular they are in their home […]

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Murky, Supernatural Fantasy Artwork by Piotr Jablonski

Piotr Jablonski (a.k.a. Nicponim) is a concept artist, digital painter, and illustrator based in Poland. Primarily self-taught, his vivid and immersive work has gained him notable international clients in the gaming world, such as Wizards of the Coast and Arkane Studios. As this interview with Evermotion reveals, Jablonski derives inspiration from both everyday experiences and the works […]

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Sci-Fi and Fantasy Merge in Jakub Rebelka’s Colorful Worlds

Jakub Rebelka is a freelance illustrator and concept artist from Poland creating surreal worlds using traditional and digital mediums. Each image is like a comic book frame that has been expanded into an entire story. Rebelka finds inspiration in a variety of artists, including the French comic artist Moebius and the celebrated fantasy artist Peter […]

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10 Amazing Anime Movies of 2017

Though many of us would rather forget about 2016, it was an exemplary year for Japanese animation. While it is still early yet, 2017 shows no signs of that changing. From the underdog story of a video game tie-in, to the latest entries in decades-long franchises, to the pet project of some of the best […]

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Animal Tattoos Made Endearing with Minimalism by Jiran

Jiran crafts bold body art that blurs the line between the New School style and American Traditional. The designs feature thick black outlines and solid shades of color that look like they were applied with a set of markers. They’re minimalist yet charming; the Seoul-based artist makes all of her characters less menacing by adding […]