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50 Fun Examples of Louis C.K. Fan Art

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Louis C.K. is one of the Internet's (and maybe America's) most loved comedians. If you've never seen his Emmy-nominated TV show or stand-up specials, you can get to know him here, through the wonderful and sometimes odd artwork of his fans.

Left: Tim Goodier at tacobelltwoways
Right: Cara Thayer & Louie Van Patten at etsy


cryingatbingo (Emily) at Flickr



Joan Varitek at pinkopigtails



Josh Lange at Dallas Observer



Left: thewalkingman at deviantART
Right: dresslikeshit at deviantART



Cara Mae Corder on tumblr


Left: Mike Burns at Mike Burns Illustration
Right: Tim Jepson at Art by Tim Jepson


BlackPotion (Ana T.) at deviantART



Left: Kerry Daniszewski at Kerda
Right: uhhhsirk (Hayden) at deviantART



William Appledorn at The Art of William Appledorn



Rendez Pagett at Picture Engineering



Left: borosaur (Boris) at deviantART
Right: wopah at deviantART



Tom Trager on tumblr



Left: Andy Hunt at society6
Right: Greg Hill at gh illustration


Kid-With-The-Hat at deviantART



GH Illustration (G Haskell) at etsy



Left: TheRogueSPiDER (Jason A. Santiago) at deviantART
Right: Rene A. Garza III at Non-Habit Forming



Monk Design (Matt Jacobus) on tumblr


SuperMachoMao at Flickr



Left: Eric Escobar on Blogger
Right: R.L. Amaro at indie8graphics



Mike Holmes at Flickr



Gant Powell at Hire an Illustrator



bx21 (B. Yu) at deviantART



bonvillain (Thomas Bonvillain) at deviantART



vegas9879 (Tyler Smith) at deviantART


Josh Lange at Chalk Outlines


Karthik Abhiram at deviantART



ralph0 at deviantART



Left: Michael Maglio at Soap in the Eye
Right: filmfanatic88 (Nick Bachan) at Flickr



patchco89 (Patrick Coppolino) at Flickr



Jeffrey Decoster at JeffreyDecoster.com



HanzSolo (Fabián Peña Loyola) at deviantART



demann18 (Dezmond Gipson) at deviantART



Franklin P. Quacker at Quackers


Rektozhan (Ray Rubeque) at deviantART



plantains? (Mike Lees) at Flickr



TheOriginalMimeShit (Cody Ozkenel) at deviantART



Jeff Proctor at Make Nonsense



Douglas Harrower at society6



The Mangusta at etsy



weja at deviantART

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Barack Obama Taps Kehinde Wiley to Paint His Official Presidential Portrait
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Kehinde Wiley
Kehinde Wiley Studio, Inc., Wikimedia Commons // CC BY-SA 3.0

Kehinde Wiley, an American artist known for his grand portraits of African-American subjects, has painted Michael Jackson, Ice-T, and The Notorious B.I.G. in his work. Now the artist will have the honor of adding Barack Obama to that list. According to the Smithsonian, the former president has selected Wiley to paint his official presidential portrait, which will hang in the National Portrait Gallery.

Wiley’s portraits typically depict black people in powerful poses. Sometimes he models his work after classic paintings, as was the case with "Napoleon Leading the Army Over the Alps.” The subjects are often dressed in hip-hop-style clothing and placed against decorative backdrops.

Portrait by Kehinde Wiley
"Le Roi a la Chasse"
Kehinde Wiley, Wikimedia Commons // CC BY 3.0

Smithsonian also announced that Baltimore-based artist Amy Sherald has been chosen by former first lady Michelle Obama to paint her portrait for the gallery. Like Wiley, Sherald uses her work to challenge stereotypes of African-Americans in art.

“The Portrait Gallery is absolutely delighted that Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald have agreed to create the official portraits of our former president and first lady,” Kim Sajet, director of the National Portrait Gallery, said in a press release. “Both have achieved enormous success as artists, but even more, they make art that reflects the power and potential of portraiture in the 21st century.”

The tradition of the president and first lady posing for portraits for the National Portrait Gallery dates back to George H.W. Bush. Both Wiley’s and Sherald’s pieces will be revealed in early 2018 as permanent additions to the gallery in Washington, D.C.

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What the Homes of the Future Will Look Like, According to Kids
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Made.com

Ask a futurist what the house of tomorrow will feature and she might mention automatic appliances and robot assistants. Ask a kid the same question and you’ll get answers that are slightly more creative, but not altogether impractical. That’s what Made.com discovered when they launched Homes of the Future, a project that had kids draw illustrations of futuristic homes that served as the basis for professional 3D renderings.

According to Co.Design, the UK-based furniture retailer recruited children ages 4 to 12 to submit their architectural ideas. The doodles, sketched in pen, marker, and colored pencil, showcase the grade-schoolers' imaginations. Paired with each picture is concept art made with a 3D illustrator that shows what the homes might look like in the real world.

The designs range from colorful and whimsical to coldly realistic. In one blueprint, drawn by Ameen, age 10, a neighborhood of rainbow buildings and flowers float among the clouds. Another sketch by Ellis, age 7, shows a “home built to last” with titanium, bricks, a steel roof, and bulletproof windows. Some kids seemed less concerned with durability than they were with the tastiness of the infrastructure. Cherry-flavored bricks, candy windows, and a giant jelly slide were just some of the features built into the future homes. Sustainability was also a major theme, with solar panels appearing on two of the houses.

Check out the original artwork and the 3D versions of their ideas below.

House of the future drawn by kid.

House of the future drawn by kid.

House of the future drawn by kid.

House of the future.

House of the future.

House of the future.

House of the future.

House of the future.

House of the future.

House of the future.

[h/t Co.Design]

All images courtesy of Made.com.

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