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The image was inspired by coverage of the media relating to the response of Londoners and people elsewhere in other cities of the England after the recent  riots, people who live in the areas took the streets together, the days after and helped their affected communities. What is also very impressive how the social media […]

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This image responds to the following article I have read today on the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/julian-borger-global-security-blog/2011/may/02/osamabinladen-al-qaida   Tweet

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This illustration is the final illustration for February. I really enjoyed being part of this project for this month and it is a great experience creating those daily illustrations based on a variety of articles. The image is based on the following article. http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/feb/28/fairtrade-sales-rise-despite-recession?INTCMP=SRCH Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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A part rainy/part sunny Sunday today in London I was sitting at my favourite cafe and looking on today’s newspaper  I saw this article about cigarettes/tobacco firms and shop displays: http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/feb/26/tobacco-firms-campaign-cigarettes-display Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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Today I was reading about more air fare charges to come and the increasing costs on fuel: http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/feb/25/british-airways-oil-price-higher-fares Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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This illustration is about an article was reading on Friday on the power of online social networks and how/whether those can affect politics/movements and revolutions. Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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This Illustration is based on an article about the rise of university fees a current major issue across the UK http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2011/feb/24/tuition-fees-human-rights-university Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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An illustration based on an article  I have read on today’s paper about 16mm film analogue technology and its value and how labs stopped using it: http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2011/feb/22/tacita-dean-16mm-film Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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An article today on the Guardian was about how millions of patients have been told that they had high blood pressure a fact that seems to be wrong. http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2011/feb/22/blood-pressure-testing-overhaul Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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Today I was reading about the bike tricks of Danny MacAskill and how his tricks have become so popular on You Tube http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/bike-blog/2011/feb/20/danny-macaskill-bike-tricks Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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Another illustration responding to a small article about pollution and piles of waste. Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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On Saturday’s paper there was an article about saving fish and the cod/tuna reduced population: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/feb/18/fishing-food Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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This is illustration is about an article dealing with the U- turn of the forests sell-off in England and this big environmental issue Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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I was reading today on the paper about how industry managed to keep the low prices on alcohol products while experts warned: http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2011/feb/16/alcohol-policy-health-experts-revolt Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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This illustration is for an article I read today on the Guardian about housing supply  and choices: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/feb/15/housing-supply-family-job-social-cost Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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Today’s headlines on the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/feb/14/energy-firms-activists-intelligence-gathering Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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This is illustration is about an article appearing on today’s newspaper (firstly published on Sunday evening) on CCC (Committee on Climate Change) and the ways this independent climate change body is at risk: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/feb/13/climate-change-committee-quangos Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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Today I have read an article on Sunday Times UK on how to save money for fuel while protecting the environment too, using vegetable oil and creating bio diesel at home. Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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This illustration is about business news about factory gate prices on Saturday’s newspaper http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/soaring-factory-gate-prices-add-to-inflation-woe-2212541.html Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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This image is related to the following article about Thomas Edison centenary originally published on 11 February 1947. It was featured on this Friday’s newspaper. http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2011/feb/11/archive-the-edison-centenary-1947?INTCMP=SRCH Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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This illustration was inspired by an article about the once glorious architectural public lavatories/WC’s in Britain: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/lucinda-lambton-public-wcs-were-once-britains-pride-and-glory-2209871.html Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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This illustration is linked to a small article I have read to day that eating unhealthy is connected with lower IQ in children and that eating nutritional food that is full of vitamins during the first three years of life can make help the brain grow. Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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Norfolk Nights

February 7, 2011 by

This is an Illustration I made about  an article I have read about birds in Norfolk, UK http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/feb/07/country-diary-buckenham-carrs-norfolk?INTCMP=SRCH Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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Today I have read this article on the Independent about the danger of extinction of wild oysters and the factors that lead to that  and also their importance proven through the pass of time. http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/wild-oysters-in-danger-of-extinction-2205743.html Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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I have read this small article tonight at the Guardian about life and depression and keeping up the enthusiasm for living. How one perceives themselves when looking at the mirror as in image and feelings and how sometimes there is a sign of loosing that enthusiasm and the effort to battle against that moment. Elli Chortara […]

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This illustration was inspired by the article about the support of the public libraries and their importance and the protest against closing them down due to financial cuts and Save Out Libraries Day where people decide to attend and read at the libraries http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/feb/04/protests-save-our-libraries-day Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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This illustration is related to the article I read bout the commodity shortage due to the recent cyclone/disaster in Queensland/Australia and the unprecedented risen prices on exported goods and the affected markets. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/feb/02/cyclone-yasi-sugar-prices-record-high?INTCMP=SRCH Elli Chortara © 2011 Tweet

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Today I have read this article on the Guardian about breath and how it reveals a lot more about people’s health while it is made of a variety of chemicals in relation to the body healthy or unhealthy conditions and how dogs and their strong smelling abilities could be key figures in the scientific/clinical study […]

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This is an illustration I came up with for an article I read today morning while drinking my coffee in central London on today’s Guardian. It was about the reforms to be made on the NHS (National Health Service) in the UK and the disagreements and concerns expressed about the future changes. Elli Chortara © […]

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