Editorial illustrations from the science of food blog post Why is pizza the perfect food?

The illustrations were produced traditionally with Posca Markers, and then corrected and modified digitally in Photoshop. I picked pop-colors to emphasise the pop-culture status of pizza and to complement the flat colors of Posca Markers.

Featured image for the blog post

Illustration of mouth with tongue licking upper lip

Diagram of Pizza and its chemical and taste components

Examples of Umami-rich foods

The pineapple conundrum