Sandra Salsbury illustrates a children's book of Reddit

A curated look at the best paintings by Reddit user illustratingreddit. 

Under the pseudonym illustratingreddit, artist Sandra Salsbury makes paintings from hidden stories she sees Reddit comments. Put together, these create a children’s book of Reddit: An alternate, wondrous narrative of the site.

Fitting, since Salsbury, who has an MFA from the Academy of Arts University in San Francisco, has long dreamed of being a children’s book illustrator. She may get that wish: This summer, Salsbury plans to turn one of her most popular paintings on Reddit into a full-length story.

While we anxiously wait for that book to arrive, here’s a Storify we compiled of Salsbury’s best illustrations on Reddit.

Photo by Sandra Salsbury


Sandra Salsbury captures Reddit's imagination with incredible paintings
There are hidden stories on Reddit, hints of dreams and fantastical happenings concealed within photographs and thousand-long comment threads. Luckily for redditors, Sandra Salsbury is there to find them. And paint them.
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