How do you create a book cover that really sells the story to its audience? How do you package a book with a badass woman protagonist without relying on bare midriffs and spiky heels? Muddy Colors columnist Lauren Panepinto explains how she approaches cover art in her role as Orbit Books' Creative Director.
Nour Saleh wears a hijab, so when she recently took up a Tumblr challenge to draw herself as different fictional characters, she incorporated a headscarf into various superhero designs—often with very clever results.
Snowy, Nordic fairy tale Frozen could have been wildly different from what we saw in theaters. Check out the whole other movie Disney almost made, in this astounding collection of concept art.
Artist flowercrownprincess envisions Wonder Woman as a hijab-wearing Muslim superhero, who is ready to battle evil in both armor and a headscarf.
These are by Andrew Kanounov. And while it would obviously require a ton of time, measurements, and money to get one, don't you just wish you could?
If Disney ever does get into the fancy perfumery business they had better use these brilliant little bottles for packaging. Gaston: a musky cologne with a hint of whisky, tobacco and stag fur. Ursula: a brine infused scent with a touch of sea grass. We could do this all day...
For his Mikenesses series, Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors cartoonist Mike Holmes drew himself (often accompanied by his cat Ella) in the styles of more than 100 different cartoonists and animators. It's a neat study that shows a real understanding of the styles—and it's also incredibly charming.
Artist Elin Jonsson channels Alphonse Mucha for a series of prints inspired by the Art Nouveau illustrator's theater posters. Four ladies from Game of Thrones each get a turn in the starring role.
Labor Day isn't just an excuse to barbecue or squeeze in one last trip to the beach; it's also the day we remember the contributions of workers to society. These scifi, fantasy, and superheroines pay tribute to the wartime labor icon Rosie the Riveter—and show off their guns.
After a client asked them to photograph a burrito cut neatly in half, food photographer Beth Galton and food stylist Charlotte Omnès decided to portray the interior of other packaged and processed foods, giving us an unusual view of everyday foods.
Because every day could use a little more sloth in it, artist Phillip Light drew a series of silly sketches of Disney Princesses reimagined as one of our favorite tree-dwelling mammals. But finding your one true love is so much harder when...Zzzzzzzzzzzz.
Artist Rahzzah gives Diana of Themyscira a warrior goddess redesign, shearing off her curly locks and outfitting her with armor based on her "W" symbol. Rahzzah admits that the golden eagles on her shoulders might make raising her arms difficult, but otherwise, Wonder Woman looks ready for the fight.