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Father & Sons’ Design Workshop

Dorkly have found an artist/illustrator able to do something all dads try to do with their children a few times in their lives, validate their imagination. The Father & Sons’ Design Workshop is a project where Thomas Romain (Father) makes incredible anime-ified works of character art from his sons (& Sons’). It would be unwise to go through this life without seeing a mess of felt-tip and tube bodies get somehow transformed into Gundam Peter Quill. So check out the Twitter and Patreon for regular updates on the drawings. Every time you click, one of his boys gains the courage to colour outside the lines.

Assassin’s Creed: Paper Parkour

If there were an Assassin’s Creed game releasing this year, this is the frame rate I’d expect it to launch with.

JagoDibuja

Art should never have to apologise for being art. Sometimes it’s provocative, unabashed and liberated. And yes, sometimes it doesn’t know when to put some trousers on.

Jago Dibuja‘s drawings some may describe as “risqué”. Some may them describe as evidence of a healthy appreciation of the human body. But just because this Spanish artist’s work may show more skin that a KFC bargain bucket, doesn’t mean the deliberate skill in his line work, his graceful shading and his glow-strengthened black outlines is something to be taken for granted. His craft is one that’s been well developed. And though I know nothing about this artist, I’m 100% confident I’ve used the correct pronoun.

Click the link to look through Jago Dibuja’s site where he posts regular fan art sketches of various gaming, comic and original characters, both in basic shading and full colour. Also check out his comic series, Living with Hipster Girl & GamerGirl, following the awkward life experiences of 2 women, Sophie (the hipster) & Erika (the gamer) living with their male friend, Artur. Other friends Elly (a nervous purple haired pre-teen) and Clara (a faux-feminist with a bat) habitually join the fun, in a world where loose fitting, underwear exposing jeans and at least 75% of your cleavage on display is seemingly a government requirement. Suffice to say, Artur’s life is like the 5 minutes after the first 5 minutes of every hentai, as told through 1 or 2 comic panels. And he even offers them in Spanish AND English. Now isn’t that thoughtful.


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Pokémon Onesies

Canadian artist Randy a.k.a ItsBirdy has drawn a series of pictures that make you go “aww” over their cuteness, then “aww” in depression when you realise it doesn’t exist in real life and may never exist. These are primary stage pokemon wearing onesies of their final evolutions – it’s one part adorable, one part inspirational and ninety-eight parts ‘why aren’t we funding this’. ItsBirdy’s art style is soft, yet playfully sharp, and that doesn’t just apply to his series of ultimate longjohns, you can see it across his entire DeviantArt and Instagram. And while you’re at it, you may as well check out his Youtube and Twitch channels where he occasionally does more drawing stuff. Maybe there’ll be more onesies? I mean, the series ended like 3 years ago so probably not but who knows!

Then we can all forget that this is essentially the pokemon equivalent of wearing a full body skin suit of your dad.

@littlegeekyfanart

These pics are sic

Lisa-Marie Melin has an instagram, @littlegeekyfanart, which she has filled with watercolour artwork of your favourite video game and anime characters. It’s like if all the artists of your favourite childhood memories went to Woodstock, this would be psychedelic, ultra-cool, epilepsy-worrying result. If you thought Nintendo utilized a colourful palette before, you haven’t seen anything yet. Click the picture and scroll through the wonder that is @littlegeekyfanart‘s instagram, there’s not a single unwarranted snapshot of a lunchtime sushi to be seen for miles. And in case you’re interested, she also has an Etsy page where you can buy her prints.