From anime-inspired characters to portraits of celebrities to whimsical designs, the creations that flow from the pens of these illustrators cover the whole board. These artists have been featured in popular publications, ranging from The New York Times to Playboy, and many have also contributed work to books and advertisements. Some have even illustrated for the big screen, like Michael Kutsche, who designed the characters in Tim Burton’s film Alice in Wonderland. Check out everyone in the discipline who's blowing up right now with our list of 25 Contemporary Illustrators You Should Know, taken from one of our favorite recent titles, Taschen's 100 Illustrators.

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