These 19th-century astronomical drawings show the beauty of cosmos

Étienne Léopold Trouvelot We live in a golden age of astrophotography, with a feast of jaw-dropping images from the farthest reaches of space crossing our news feeds on a daily basis. But sometimes it’s good to revisit the imagery of our pre-photographic past—in this case, the work of 19th-century illustrator Étienne Léopold Trouvelot. The Frenchman, […]

Striking Pencil Drawings of Movie Characters and Other Icons

There’s no shortage of artists drawing snazzy sketchbook drawings of movie characters and works of art, but there’s something special about Mike Koubou’s work, which came to our attention via Bored Panda. His elegant shading style and attention to detail are technically impressive, but what’s particularly striking is how he captures the melancholy of his […]

Superhero Bits: Disney Joke Cut from ‘Deadpool 2’, Buy ‘Avengers’ Drawings for Charity & More

Want to buy a drawing of the Avengers created by the stars of the movie themselves? How did Tom Holland spoil Avengers: Infinity War for fans who were just about to see the movie? Why wasn’t the reunion of Cap and Bucky a little more emotional? What’s one joke that Fox asked to be cut […]

Incredible Hyperreal Drawings of Icebergs That Examine Climate Change

Temperatures in Antarctica have increased by 3 degrees Celsius in the Antarctic Peninsula. According to Discovering Antartica, this is “[five] times the mean rate of global warming as reported by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).” Artist Zaria Forman documents the continent’s environmental shifts in her hyperrealistic pastel drawings of icebergs. From the artist: […]

‘American Vandal’ Trailer: Netflix Mocks Its Own True Crime Docs With a Satire About Penis Drawings

With Making a Murderer, Amanda Knox, and The Keepers, Netflix has fully embraced the true crime documentary format in a big way, and those projects generated significant buzz surrounding the streaming service. At first glance, their new docu-series American Vandal looks like another project that fits alongside the aforementioned docs, but it wasn’t long before I realized this […]

Mid-engine Honda sports car surfaces in EU patent drawings

Based on new patent drawings, Honda clearly isn’t done with sports cars. The design you see above was registered and published by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and was first reported by AutoGuide. The drawings show a rakish, angular sports car design that is very clearly mid-engine. It could almost pass for a […]

This Teen Drew A Hilarious Picture Of Her Girlfriend And Now People Are Sharing Their Own Beautiful Drawings

1. Meet Liz Todd, 19, and her 17-year-old girlfriend Alexis Semmel. They live in Delaware. View this image › Alexis Semmel Alexis told BuzzFeed News that she’s been meaning to print out a photo of Liz for her locket, “but it’s really hard to print a picture that small.” 2. So, Alexis decided to draw […]

Inky Noir-Inspired Drawings Blended with Surreal Everyday Scenes

Noir, an examination of the dark side of human nature, has had a longstanding relationship with the art world. From 19th-century charcoal drawings of contemporary life to 21st-century graphic novels, artists have always been fascinated with noir’s ability to capture the shadowy side of the psyche. Rotterdam-based artist Tim Soekkha has a penchant for all […]