Speech bubbles are graphic convention used most commonly in comics, cartoons, and illustrations. Instead of putting words into it to represent speech or thoughts of a character, what if the speech bubble itself has its own expression and characteristic?

In this series of illustrations, I wanted to explore the possibilities of telling a story or conveying a message by speech bubbles themselves graphically, without words.

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#1

Long Story Short

Long Story Short

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Dani 1 month ago

Clever!

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#2

Lie

Lie

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Ahnnah Newell 1 month ago

oh! I like this one! The shadow says it!

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#3

Storytelling

Storytelling

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MADELEINE KIMBALL 1 month ago

YES! :((((( RIP grumpy cat

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#4

Horror Story

Horror Story

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Bluebell Rizzi 1 month ago

WHERE IS MY PIANO!? *finds it *plays jaws theme

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#5

Food Talk

Food Talk

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Ahnnah Newell 1 month ago

eating dem' marshmallows!

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#6

Dirty Talk

Dirty Talk

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Rip grumpy cat 1 month ago

weird shit

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#7

Gamers Talk

Gamers Talk

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AloofFox 1 month ago

This is literally the best!!! It’s also very accurate (we tend to talk over each other if we’re excited)

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#8

Music Talk

Music Talk

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HANS 1 month ago

Looks like a visit to the eye doctor.

#9

Relaxing Talk

Relaxing Talk

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Yeetus Deletus 1 month ago

two bros chilling in a hot tub 5 feet apart cuz they're not gay

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#10

Girls Talk

Girls Talk

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#Bananana 1 month ago

nice!

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#11

Verbal Abuse

Verbal Abuse

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Çalıkuşu 1 month ago

At first it seemed like a butt

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#12

War Of Words

War Of Words

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Wesley Liford 1 month ago

they just skip to violence... no democracy 0-0

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#13

No Talking

No Talking

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#14

Useless Talk

Useless Talk

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Wyndmere 1 month ago

How Alphabet soup was invented.

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#15

Space Talk

Space Talk

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ゾーイドレーガー 1 month ago

i need some space please

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#16

Beatboxing

Beatboxing

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Wesley Liford 1 month ago

Drumroll please!

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#17

Cheers

Cheers

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lps Dimond 1 month ago

drunk talk

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#18

Money Talk

Money Talk

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R.I.P. Grumpy Cat X((( 1 month ago

clever! I didn't see it at first!

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#19

Wtf

Wtf

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Kesyra 1 month ago

Is this when someone interrupts you or when someone is trying to put words in your mouth?

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#20

Crap Talk

Crap Talk

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Schrödinger's Dog 1 month ago

Does anyone else notice the face?

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#21

Breakfast Talk

Breakfast Talk

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Lil Bare 1 month ago

Sunny side up please!

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