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Mind-boggling, Vector Illustration Work by James Gilleard

Mind-boggling Vector Illustration Work by James Gilleard

James Gilleard shared a set of beautiful illustrations that he created in 2017. They are all vector illustration  and it definitely sets the bar at another level. The amount of details is nothing but staggering, I was trying to understand some of them like the one of Paris, or the ones with buildings and I couldn't.  There's just too much going on which makes me wonder how long it took it for James to create those illustrations. Below you can see some of my favorites. We also recommend that you check out James website at www.jamesgilleard.com/ - James is a designer, art director and illustrator based in London, UK. He has an incredible portfolio with more amazing vector illustration projects. Vector Illustration Fast Magazine - Japanese Cedar House DB Mobile - Frankfurt redevelopment Washington Post - Future Restaurants Videogame Concept Art and Visual Development Animation Backgrounds

Beautiful and Harmonious Fine Arts by Elicia Edijanto

Beautiful and Harmonious Fine Arts by Elicia Edijanto

Elicia Edijanto is an artist from Jakarta, Indonesia with some incredible work shared on her Behance profile. I love simple, black and white illustration and what Elicia's done here with drawings is exactly what I love. The subject and style of composition makes you think or imagining yourself in that situation. It is like the Limbo game, very similar style with most of the compositions having a central character, a child in eerie locations. Again, at least for me, the work takes me away in my imagination. Perfect for the end of the year. We also shared a bit of her fine arts creative process right after the break. Nature inspires me a lot. I hope my art will serve their purposes, remind us of how is human-nature relationship supposed to be, beautiful, harmonious, and living side by side.Using only black watercolour (mostly), I try to create unique relationship between human and nature. My subject are often children and animal because they are honest, sincere, unprejudiced and unpretentious. It will be easier for people to feel the emotions.  For more information about Elicia and to check out all her fine arts projects make sure to visit her website at http://www.eliciaedijanto.com/ Fine Arts Process  

Illustration Inspiration: A series of illustrative work to inspirit your week

Illustration Inspiration: A series of illustrative work to inspirit your week

Since our weekly curated UI/UX interactions series are going well, we decided to give it a try with illustrations. Instead of focusing on one specific medium for illustrations like a print design for example. We will surf and look for great pieces across more platforms from books, print, web, applications and more. We will mix it all from static, dynamic and even live animations, this might be a great series to bookmark! For this week, let's go in different directions and see how this will boost your creativity! In this collection we are featuring the illustrative work from Dmitrii Kharchenko, Leo Natsume, Igor Kozak, DKNG and more. More Links For more, check out Dribbble Follow my tweets @aoirostudio Follow my pictures on Instagram via Dribbble Design by Dmitrii Kharchenko Design by Leo Natsume Design by Igor Kozak Design by DKNG Design by Sean Farrell Design by Aleksandar Savic Design by Victor_hong Design by Arslan Ali Design by MoonMars Design by Rwds Design by Tiantian Xu Design by Sudhan Gowtham Design by Christi du Toit Design by Sam Dunn

Art Direction & Illustration: Black Friday, BEWARE!

Art Direction & Illustration: Black Friday, BEWARE!

It's finally the end of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday craze, aren't you glad that is over?! WE got hammered in our inboxes from the pre-sale, actual sale, extended and never-ending sales. After all of this, did you buy anything? Was it worth it? This is exactly the intention behind this illustration series by Tough Slate Design, what you think? I think it's a true representation of our rage for discounted prices for a limited time. Located in Kiev, Ukraine, Tough Slate Design is a branding & advertising agency. Their Behance profile is filled with different genre of projects, definitetly check it out! Black Friday makes prices so attractive that nothing can stop the consumer in his buying rage. No matter how dangerous it could be — poisoned by the vivid acid-looking mushrooms, bitten by the deadly snakes or swallowed by the evil plants. Only we can do is to warn — prices are really dangerous! Credits Dima Tsapko Roman Davydyuk Yaroslav Cherkunov Sergii Shakh Oksana Zmorovych More Links Learn more about Tough Slate Design at toughslatedesign.com/ Follow Tough Slate Design's work on Behance Art Direction & Illustration  

Coca-Cola x Adobe Collaboration by Vasjen Katro

Coca-Cola x Adobe Collaboration by Vasjen Katro

It's always lovely to see one of your inspirational designers kicking with amazing projects one after another. It is the case with Vasjen Katro and his collaboration work with Coca-Cola x Adobe. Using Adobe Creative Cloud Tools, his task was to simply create awesomeness for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics inspired by Coca-Cola. The results are stunning and reminding what we mostly used to do 5-6 years ago. Hit it! Vasjen Katro a visual designer and creative director based in Tirana, Albania. We have featured his work before on ABDZ, it's always quite inspiring seeing his progress. Check out his work on Behance. More Links Learn more about Vasjen Katro at katro.me Follow Vasjen's work on Behance Follow Vasjen on Instagram    

Illustration & Graphic Design: Butcher Billy's Stranger Tales: S2

Illustration & Graphic Design: Butcher Billy's Stranger Tales: S2

Stranger Things 2, have you watched it yet? This is again a SPOILER FREE feature! I truly loved the second season and I am currently re-watching the first season since it's just that good. For the occasion, I stumbled across this very cool illustration series by Butcher Billy. He did indeed re-create the style and tribute to the 80s with the textures, typography and of course the illustrations. I absolutely love that he also applied the very same stylish treatment to Atari cartridges. Please enjoy! Butcher Billy is a designer/illustrator based in Curitiba, Brazil. He definitely has a distinctive style of illustration that might remind you from the comics of your childhood. Atari video games, Stephen King pulp paperbacks, Eerie comic books, Dario Argento B-Horror movies, MTV punks... these are some of the stranger things of the 80's. More Links Learn more about Butcher Billy via Behance Check out Butcher Billy's store at redbubble.com/people/butcherbilly    

Illustration Portraits for Stylist Magazine by Mercedes deBellard

Illustration Portraits for Stylist Magazine by Mercedes deBellard

We are taking a closer look at the work of Spain-based illustrator named Mercedes deBellard and her latest illustration series for Stylist Magazine. Among the people shown in her series, you might have recognized "Mike", the kid from Netflix's Stranger Things. It's a lovely collection of both drawings and paintings; I am quite fascinated by the treatment on the hair. Each portrait is greatly defined by a unique set of lines that characterized their own personalities, it's just beautiful. Mercedes deBellard is a freelance illustrator based in Spain. I am surprised that we have never featured her work before on ABDZ, well make sure to check out her stunning portfolio via her site and also more updated on Behance. More Links Learn more about Mercedes deBellard at mercedesdebellard.net Follow Mercedes's work on Behance Illustration, Drawing & Painting  

Halloween Illustration: Well That's Pennywise!

Halloween Illustration: Well That's Pennywise!

We are only a few days from Halloween, are you still trick and treating? Hah! I've been quite fascinated by the latest adaption from Stephen King's movie "It". With both events combined, it's a nice occasion to revisit the main character of one of the scariest movies of the year. Hello Pennywise! Let's take a look at this illustration for Halloween by Germany-based designer Martin Hoffmann, after having 3 days of free time between two jobs. Why not having fun taking a poke at Pennywise? What do you think? Martin Hoffmann is a graphic & character designer and illustrator based in Stuttgart, Germany. Focusing his work into Book Illustration, Cover Design, Kids Art, Children Books, Visual Concepts, Scribbles, Story Board, Logo Design and more. Check him out on Behance. More Links Learn more about Martin Hoffmann at illustration-und-design.com Follow Martin Hoffmann on Behance Illustration  

Digital Art & Illustration: Summer Diary Series

Digital Art & Illustration: Summer Diary Series

Summer might be over but it never is with Digital Art. That's the idea behind the concept with the mighty folks from Hunky-Dunky. Let's go through your beautiful summer memories through CGI and illustrative form, it's definitely a cool series! I love the fact that they expressed it like a journal with dates and funny quotes. Hit it! Hunky-Dunky is the creative studio of 3D Artist Yonito Tanu and the Art Director Jessica Chapiness. Based in Spain, you should follow their work on Behance for lots of digital art projects. Summer may be over, but its hot fun memories will stay forever. More Links Learn more about Hunky - dunky at hunky-dunky.com Follow Hunky - dunky on Behance Digital Art & Illustration  

Eerie Illustration Work for A Separate Reality

Eerie Illustration Work for A Separate Reality

We have featured Alex Andreyev and his amazing and surrealist work so many times here on Abduzeedo. It's pretty easy to keep featuring him, he is always delivering some incredible illustration work. What I love the most is just how introspective this artworks make me feel. The title of the series explain that quite well, A Separate Reality, 17th edition. Looks like we are 16 posts behind but that's okay, check out the illustration set after the break and let us know what you think via Twitter and Facebook. It sounds paradoxical but digital art attracts me because it is free of technological influence. While in traditional arts technologies dramatically limit the artist – his ability to stylize works in graphics or extremely time consuming process of paint drying, in digital painting I sit in front of a screen, grab the stylus and see the result immediately. - Alexey Andreev Alexey Andreev is a Russian artist based Saint-Petersburg. We highly recommend that you check out his work at http://alexandreev.com/index.html Illustration Ignition Boat Station Aurora Curiosity Lenin in 2017 Klein Mebius Laces Glassful Illustration to the novel of the Strugatsky brothers "The Beetle in an Ant Hill" White Submarine Illustration to the novel of the Strugatsky brothers "Prisoners of Power" FL Clouds  

Red Bull Sound Select: 3 Days in Toronto

Red Bull Sound Select: 3 Days in Toronto

We are excited to share the event by Red Bull Sound Select: 3 Days in Toronto. A gathering where they would celebrate the local talent from its city with many artists including: Majid Jordan, a l l i e, Chris Larocca, Badbadnotgood and more. Let's take a look at the event and if you are in Toronto, Canada; you should definitely check it out. We will share in the next article everything about the work in some sort of an interview behind with the designers and artists and about all their work for the Red Bull Sound Select 3 Days in Toronto. In their words 3 Days in Toronto (October 19-21) is a multiday musical takeover of Toronto, celebrating the local talent who have helped put the city on the map. Tickets are $20. Enjoy! #3DaysinTO More Links Learn more about the Event at Red Bull Sound Select 3 Days in Toronto Illustration & Art Direction  

Watercolor artworks that are too good to be true

Watercolor artworks that are too good to be true

It's just mind blowing to find artworks so beautiful that you might think it was done digitally. It tends to be very tricky to find amazingly done watercolor pieces, but for Russian artist Ashiya it's no problem at all. She paints artworks that are too good to be true. Here you can see some of her latest pieces. For more of it and for videos of her creative process, please check out her Instagram account! You should really follow her keep yourself updated. I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;) Uma publicação compartilhada por Ashiya (@ashiyaart) em Out 8, 2017 às 8:01 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Ashiya (@ashiyaart) em Out 4, 2017 às 8:01 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Ashiya (@ashiyaart) em Set 28, 2017 às 8:00 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Ashiya (@ashiyaart) em Set 20, 2017 às 7:58 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Ashiya (@ashiyaart) em Set 12, 2017 às 7:59 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Ashiya (@ashiyaart) em Ago 10, 2017 às 8:01 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Ashiya (@ashiyaart) em Jul 21, 2017 às 7:58 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Ashiya (@ashiyaart) em Jun 23, 2017 às 8:02 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Ashiya (@ashiyaart) em Jul 6, 2017 às 7:58 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Ashiya (@ashiyaart) em Ago 1, 2017 às 7:58 PDT

Illustration & Art Direction: Selected Editorial Work by Eiko Ojala

Illustration & Art Direction: Selected Editorial Work by Eiko Ojala

Let's take a look at the Illustration & Art Direction project by Eiko Ojala about a selected collection of his work from 2016-17. What's interesting is that you would think that is paper cut but it's a illustrative mixture with graphic design. The Beautiful craftsmanship that you should definitely be inspired. Check it out! Eiko Ojala is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Tallinn, Estonia. You should definitely check out his Behance for more of his stunning work. More Links Learn more about Eiko Ojala at ploom.tv Follow Eiko Ojala on Behance Illustration & Art Direction  

Beautiful Google Doodle Illustration by Julian Ardila

Beautiful Google Doodle Illustration by Julian Ardila

Julian Ardila and illustrator from Mexico shared a beautiful illustration work he's done for a Google Doodle. The Doodle celebrates "Dr. Atl," born Gerardo Murillo in Guadalajara in 1875. In a time of revolution and renaissance, Murillo greatly influenced Mexico’s political and cultural identity. He was an activist, artist, writer, journalist, and overall cultural leader.Murillo pioneered the idea of artistic nationalism. The illustration is full of style, it has this watercolor look but with a lot of depth. Julian was also really nice to share with us a bit of the process, check it out. Description To show his pride in his Mexican heritage, he took on the name "Atl," meaning water in Náhuatl. He worked his entire life to promote Native Mexican culture, writing extensively on folk art, music, and dance. Murillo loved nature, and in volcanoes, he found his greatest inspiration. He frequently hiked to Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl, living and painting on the volcanic slopes for weeks at a time. In 1943, he witnessed the birth of Paricutín and documented the experience in his book "Cómo nace y crece un volcán, el Paricutín" (How a Volcano Is Born and Grows – Paricutín). For his contributions to the artistic and cultural heritage of Mexico, he was awarded the Belisario Domínguez  Medal of Honor and the National Arts Award. Final Google Doodle Illustration process For more information about Julian check out: http://instagram.com/julianardila25 https://www.behance.net/julianardila

Art Tributes for the upcoming Blade Runner 2049 movie

Art Tributes for the upcoming Blade Runner 2049 movie

Alright, gloves off. The sci-fi sequel movie who has been in the making for the last 30 years is coming to theaters (this week). Let's welcome Blade Runner 2049! Bringing us back in the futuristic universe of replicants, we also get the return of Rick Deckard played by Harrison Ford himself. I can't wait watch this movie, the first mastery definitely changed the genre. By the meantime, let's take a step back and enjoy these art tributes! Here is the synopsis of the movie: Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who's been missing for 30 years. More Links Learn more about the movie Blade Runner 2049 movie Credited Images Design by Van Orton Design® Design by Manuel Rovira Design by Paul Chadeisson Design by Paul Chadeisson Design by Angelo Fajanilag Design by Angelo Fajanilag Design by Rico Jr Creation Design by Ladislas Chachignot Design by Richard Villarante

Dazzling Neon Artworks by Juliette Oberndorfer

Dazzling Neon Artworks by Juliette Oberndorfer

Time for more great artworks here at Abduzeedo! Today we're featuring the beautiful, dazzling work of French artist Juliette Oberndorfer. Her style is just amazing, using darker tones and neon colors makes her pieces stand out really well! Who wouldn't love to have some of these hanging in their walls? Good news is that most likely Juliette will be opening a store and will be selling prints soon! To check out more of her work, please visit her Instagram or Tumblr! She'll definitely love your attention. I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;) Uma publicação compartilhada por oberndorfer juliette (@oberndorferjuliette) em Ago 8, 2017 às 12:49 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por oberndorfer juliette (@oberndorferjuliette) em Ago 8, 2017 às 12:48 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por oberndorfer juliette (@oberndorferjuliette) em Jun 10, 2017 às 3:38 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por oberndorfer juliette (@oberndorferjuliette) em Nov 5, 2016 às 6:05 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por oberndorfer juliette (@oberndorferjuliette) em Nov 3, 2016 às 5:48 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por oberndorfer juliette (@oberndorferjuliette) em Jul 8, 2016 às 10:34 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por oberndorfer juliette (@oberndorferjuliette) em Jul 7, 2016 às 3:14 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por oberndorfer juliette (@oberndorferjuliette) em Jul 7, 2016 às 3:03 PDT

Illustration: Bic Biro Drawings on Antique Maps

Illustration: Bic Biro Drawings on Antique Maps

We would like to feature the work of London-based artist named Mark Powell with his bic biro drawings. For this series, he decided to base his drawings on antique maps, it's quite crazy when you think of it. But a piece of history is getting reinvented with his sublime art, must be a nice way to pay tribute to the past. Using bic biro which is using an inexpensive disposable ballpoint pen as a tool, check it out. Mark Powell is an illustrator from London, UK. We have featured his work before on ABDZ back in 2015. Glad to see Mark still working on his craft. bic biro ballpoint pen drawings on antique documents More Links Learn more about Mark Powell via Facebook Follow Mark on Behance Illustration & Drawings