illustrations by eric petersen look like comics from 1940
illustrations by eric petersen look like comics from 1940 illustrations by eric petersen look like comics from 1940
jun 24, 2013
illustrations by eric petersen look like comics from 1940


illustrations by eric petersen look like comics from 1940
all images courtesy eric petersen
‘adora’

 

 

creating images from random thoughts throughout the day, american illustrator eric petersen compiles a series of graphics stylized like instruction manuals and old vintage comics from the 1940’s. stripping away any humanistic element, petersen’s work leaves the subject matter up to the viewer for deciphering. conceived using uniform lines drawn on the computer, the people are featured without facial expression and with blank eyes.

 

 


‘amusing the patient’

 

 


‘better and happier’

 

 


‘don’t worry’

 

 


‘have no rivals’

 

 


‘learning to walk’

 

 


‘looking forward’

 

 


‘nothing else exists’

 

 


‘nothing to lose’

 

 


‘three o’clock’

 

 


‘tomorrow’s sun’

 

 


‘we cause accidents’

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

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