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Savage Oil Like Artworks by Greg Rutkowski

Savage Oil Like Artworks by Greg Rutkowski

While surfing the web I ran into the work of Polish artist Greg Rutkowski and it was a blast. Greg comes up with SAVAGE artworks that resemble the use of oils and the finish products are never less than masterpieces. His themes range from fantasy, badass dragons that would eat up Daenerys dragons in one bite, to World War scenes. I must say, I'm amazed by his illustrations and I'll most definitely be following him for more from now on! These are only a handful of his pieces... for more of it, please visit his portfolio at ArtStation! Cheers. ;)

Landscape Design by Jadrien Cousens

Landscape Design by Jadrien Cousens

Most major movies out there are filled with special effects in all kinds of forms. It might be a fully computer generated character, it my big a massive spaceship above New York, but one of the most iconic methods is matte painting and landscape design. It's been used since the early days of cinema, and until this day it will be on screen and you don't even know it. Jadrien Cousens is a very talented landscape artist with amazing pieces in this field. Here are some of his work. For more of it and to check some of the films he has worked on, please check his DeviantART and personal site. I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;)

Game Design & Illustration: iOS Games with Creative Mints

Game Design & Illustration: iOS Games with Creative Mints

Currently offline over some side-projects that involves iOS, game design and as being part of the process. I am surfing what's out there for inspiration and it's always a pleasure to come across the work of Creative Mints. Their level of combination of illustration and UI just goes higher than what you are usually seeing. It's quite inspiring and we can't take away the joy of embracing the Behind-the-Scenes with sketches and sharing their process. Creative Minths is a boutique where they focus their work in branding, UI and illustration. Based in Prague, Czech Republic; you should definitely follow them on Behance. Game design is not just about multiple layers of complex graphics or bright characters - sometimes it’s the concept itself that defines the style and breaks conventions. Photo Gallery   More Links Check out Creative Mints's site: creativemints.com Follow Creative Mints on Behance

Illustration & Digital Art: 3D Works by Ryogo Toyoda

Illustration & Digital Art: 3D Works by Ryogo Toyoda

Ryogo Toyoda is a Tokyo-based 3D illustrator and a motion designer and he has worked with many brands including Google, YouTube and more. His style is a mixture of illustration, digital art, CGI, graphic design and typography. Everything combines with a careful choice of vibrant colour palette. Coming from the center of the Earth in terms of anime and fantasy characters, it's no surprise that Ryogo is really good at his craft. Ryogo Toyoda is a 3D illustrator and a motion designer currently living in the lovely city of Tokyo, Japan. Ryogo has worked with clients such as Google, YouTube, Adobe, Disney and more. Definitely check out give him a follow on Instagram. Photo Gallery   More Links Check out Ryogo Toyoda's site rgtd.net Follow Ryogo on Behance Follow Ryogo on Instagram

Dope Artworks by Kuldar Leement

Dope Artworks by Kuldar Leement

Kuldar Leement is most definitely one of those artists I always keep an eye on. I've seen following his work for year now and he always delivers fantastic pieces of art, showing fantastic worlds and faraway sci-fi scenes. These are some of his latest illustrations. For more of it, please visit his portfolio at DeviantART. I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;)

Creepy Monsters Design

Creepy Monsters Design

Some artists excel in the art of horror. They have the ability to visualize creepy designs and translate it so well to the canvas, only to give us all goosebumps. Here are some examples. From illustration to computer graphics, these are fine examples of monster design! These are pretty dope and well done, congrats on each artist. For more of it, please visit their portfolios simply by clicking each artwork! I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;) funkyboy funkyboy Maarten Verhoeven Maarten Verhoeven Luca Nemolato apterus apterus RodolfoH

Beautiful Illustrations by Joseph Catimbang

Beautiful Illustrations by Joseph Catimbang

Joseph Catimbang is an artist from the Philippines currently based in California, and his illustrations are just wonderful! He comes up with full black ink artworks that will amaze you! He usually draws in Moleskines, which I find really awesome, and you can see how detailed his pieces are! These are only a handful of his work. For more it, please visit his Instagram! I hope you enjoy these. Cheers! ;) Uma publicação compartilhada por Joseph Catimbang (@pentasticarts) em Jul 13, 2017 às 10:50 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Joseph Catimbang (@pentasticarts) em Jun 19, 2017 às 1:04 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Joseph Catimbang (@pentasticarts) em Mai 25, 2017 às 11:29 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Joseph Catimbang (@pentasticarts) em Abr 2, 2017 às 2:38 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Joseph Catimbang (@pentasticarts) em Mar 23, 2017 às 10:52 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Joseph Catimbang (@pentasticarts) em Mar 16, 2017 às 9:56 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Joseph Catimbang (@pentasticarts) em Mar 13, 2017 às 1:10 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Joseph Catimbang (@pentasticarts) em Fev 4, 2017 às 10:39 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Joseph Catimbang (@pentasticarts) em Jan 8, 2017 às 3:18 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Joseph Catimbang (@pentasticarts) em Jan 10, 2017 às 11:55 PST

Illustration: Mayweather V McGregor by Yann Dalon

Illustration: Mayweather V McGregor by Yann Dalon

Whatever if you're a fan or not, or you heard the news feeds or even social media channels. I am personally pretty happy with the overall outcome of the fight between Mayweather and McGregor. I am seeing it as a sports performance instead of what others might think. We are taking a look at this illustration tribute beautifully done by a Paris-based illustrator named Yann Dalon. I liked the fact that each character aren't fully coloured with an desaturated effect. Yann Dalon is an freelance illustrator currently based in Paris, France. His work is always oriented between illustration, painting and drawing. I just can't believe that we haven't shared his before on ABDZ. My painting for a big event, the Fight between Floyd Mayweather (Boxing) and Conor MacGregor (MMA)   Links Learn more about Yann Dalon: yann-dalon.com Follow Yann on Behance

Illustration: Häagen-Dazs Packaging

Illustration: Häagen-Dazs Packaging

A cool looking packaging "packed" with illustrations by Andrew Wagner for Häagen-Dazs. In collaboration with a UK-based creative agency called LOVE, they were in charge of the brand design overhaul meanwhile Andrew was in charge of the illustrated pattern to represent each and different flavours. The folks at LOVE invited artists from around the World to collaborate on this project and Andrew was one of the many lucky ones to work on this project, he has to create a pattern that would represent Vanilla Pecan, and Banana & Cream. Andrew Wagner is a multidisciplinary designer and artist based in San Diego, CA. He has worked with brands like Adobe, Häagen-Dazs and IBM, also serve as an adjunct teacher at the Woodbury University. Häagen-Dazs has recently embarked on their biggest packaging overhaul in almost 20 years -LOVE, the UK based creative agency behind the new brand design overhaul, wanted to make the packaging an object of desire, and bring to life all Häagen-Dazs’ extraordinary recipe textures, colours and sensations. As part of the design process, LOVE invited 13 artists from across the world, each with a distinct style, to create a unique illustrated pattern for each Haagen-Dazs flavour. From 3D illustrators to flat graphic artists and textile designers, each was paired with the flavours that felt most connected to their work. I had the pleasure of being one of the 13 artists, and the wonderful flavours I was tasked to visually create were Vanilla Pecan, and Banana & Cream!   Links Check out Andrew Wagner's Site: awags.us Check out his work on Behance

Eerie 3D Rendering Work by Stuart Lippincott

Eerie 3D Rendering Work by Stuart Lippincott

Stuart Lippincott has been posting some incredible 3D rendering on his Behance profile. They are part of his everyday challenge and as the name suggest, he has been creating one illustration every day. I particular love the style and I can see that it's becoming more and more a trend. The surreal mood withe small people or just a small person facing a massive object, usually with strong light effects. It reminds me of the 80s, very abstract and sometimes stark, but with this futurist vibe. Anyway check out below some beautiful 3D rendering work. Stuart is an animator, motion designer and sound designer from Bentonville, Arkansas, USA. As he mentions on his profile, "he is just trying to do things he loves and hope you enjoy his work" - I do enjoy your work Stuart, I love it so much that I will dust off my Cinema 4D and will try to improve my 3D rendering game.  For more information and to check out all images make sure to check out his Behance profile at  Stuart Lippincott on Behance 3D rendering

Illustration: Cities of America by Jing Zhang

Illustration: Cities of America by Jing Zhang

Let's have a look at a beautiful series of illustration by Jing Zhang about the maps of America. With the summer season hitting its full speed, this series is quite inspiring of your next road tip this year. Jing Zhang has been inspired since this is her second map projects for when she drove across America back in 2016. She will highlight some of the key architectural locations from each state mixed with beautiful colours and of course gradients! Jing Zhang is an illustrator based in London, UK; as I quote: "who has love for cities, architecture, food, and technologies." We've seen her work before on ABDZ, you should definitely follow her work on Behance. I've spent four exhilarating months in 2016 visiting the biggest village on earth, the Global Village, travelling eastbound around the world with numerous interesting stops. City has its own colour palette, flavour, sound, and personality. The difference between our culture is what makes our cities so wonderful.   Links Check out Jing Zhang's Site: mazakii.com Check out her work on Behance

Digital Art Series: Pop Culture Dystopia

Digital Art Series: Pop Culture Dystopia

One of the many great advantages of doing the Daily Inspirations is to discover talented artists all over. This digital art series by Filip Hodas are part of my findings; his series is entitled: Pop Culture Dystopia. It's a beautiful series where dystopia goes where the imagined where everything is different and unpleasant. A right insightful perspective to the future if things would go bad, looking forward of seeing more. Filip Hodas is a freelance 3D artist located in Prague, Czech Republic. Focusing his work in sculting, illustration and digital art; follow the latest of this work on his Behance. A series showing popular culture icons in realistic dystopian environments.   Links Check out the latest from Filip on Behance

Illustration & CGI: Kiplinger Magazine Spread

Illustration & CGI: Kiplinger Magazine Spread

Starting off the week with this stunning magazine that is a spread for the Kiplinger Magazine located in Washington, DC. Designed by Pakistan-based Omar Aqil, he used a combination of Phoshop, Illustration and Cinema 4D. The result as you can imagine is right down colourful and you can't help to appreciate all the details. Make sure to give him some love on Instagram. Omar Aqil is a designer, art director and illustrator currently based in Lahore, Pakistan. You can follow his work and features from like Behance, Wacom, Adobe and more. I am quite supprised that we haven't his work ever before. Kiplinger's Magazine Spread Illustrations | 2017 August Issue   Links Make sure to follow Omar on Behance Follow Omar on Instagram

Painted Over NES Games by Andrés Moncayo

Painted Over NES Games by Andrés Moncayo

New York based designer Andrés Moncayo has published a fantastic project of painted over NES games which consists of a repainting of screenshots from the mythic NES gaming console. He painted over some true classics such as Double Dragon II, Contra II and more! These are just marvelous... any 70's and 80's kids will really enjoy these artworks by Andrés. For more of paintings and GIF comparisons, please visit Andrés' portfolio at Behance! He'll definitely enjoy it! Cheers. ;) Double Dragon II: The Revenge Duck Hunt Ninja Gaiden Contra II Zelda II - The Adventure of Link Contra II Comparison

4th of July Illustration by Brian Miller

4th of July Illustration by Brian Miller

BBQs, sunset gazing, fireworks are the little things experienced on this 4th of July long weekend celebration. Others have something else in mind, let's look at this 4th of July illustration by Brian Miller where you have a sunset, a lake and kayaks. Love how this illustration is separated in three parts from the far mountain down till the lake. We love also how Brian Miller shares his illustration process as well, make sure to check it out on his Behance. Brian Miller is an illustrator based in Erie, Colorado, USA. Being the artist behind Orlin Culture Shop, we have featured his work before on ABDZ, make sure to follow his work on Behance. Next up in the OCS's series for REI is the 4th of July Clearance Sale illustration. This piece was a favorite to work on because I couldn't help imagining what it would be like to paddle a kayak on those serene sunset waters...   As always, I want to thank REI and the fine folks who gave me the opportunity to create. These kinds of pieces are so special to me and I am honored to work with them. I also want to thank my agent, Deborah Wolfe, and her tireless efforts to keep the business machine running. Links Find out more about Brian Miller: orlincultureshop.com Follow Brian Miller on Behance

Insane Artworks by Luke Dixon

Insane Artworks by Luke Dixon

Time for some dope illustrations! Get your coffee and start your daily inspiration rituals looking at these insane artworks by UK based artist Luke Dixon. These are totally awesome, very detailed artworks by Luke. He's got a great attention to details, what makes his pieces quite unique! For more of it, you may visit his shop and even buy some prints! I hope you enjoy these as much as we did! Cheers. ;)

Stylish Illustrations by Maite Franchi

Stylish Illustrations by Maïté Franchi

It's always great to see a fresh, stylish set of artworks by an artist you didn't know before. Today I got to know the amazing work by talented French artist Maïté Franchi. She comes up with with super stylish illustrations, full of personality! These are really nice! Of course, these are only a handful of her work. For more of it, please visit her Instagram! I hope you enjoy my selection. Cheers! ;) Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Fev 4, 2016 às 7:10 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Fev 11, 2016 às 3:45 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Mar 23, 2016 às 6:53 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Abr 13, 2016 às 3:56 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Abr 22, 2016 às 4:01 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Mai 7, 2016 às 6:12 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Jul 17, 2016 às 2:08 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Jul 25, 2016 às 2:32 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Set 20, 2016 às 2:12 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Dez 2, 2016 às 7:46 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Jan 1, 2017 às 5:28 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Fev 20, 2017 às 6:27 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Abr 7, 2017 às 8:18 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Maïté Franchi (@maite_franchi) em Jun 1, 2017 às 7:24 PDT