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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  

Wicked Illustrations by Atey Ghailan

Wicked Illustrations by Atey Ghailan

I love a good set of illustrations, even more when there's attention to details, and in Atey Ghailan's work I've found mesmerizing lighting. He really pays a lot of attention to every to the lightning in every scene, and it's just fantastic. From a sunny day at the beach to a rainy night, you'll get stunned by beautiful details in every artwork. For more of his work, please visit his portfolio at DeviantART or at Instagram. I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;)

Beautiful Retro Look Illustration by The Brave Union

Beautiful Retro Look Illustration by The Brave Union

The Brave Union founded by Kevin & Kristen Howdeshell is a husband and wife team based in Kansas City that began collaborating 10 years ago in college. Since then, they have taken on the freelance world and have created animated sequences mostly to help others tell their amazing stories in film. For this post we would love to feature some of their beautiful illustration work. The love of telling stories, although with many varying methods, has never felt more important to their now grown-up hearts. With two kids of their own, the tradition of the bedtime story, although in reality can be a bit hectic, has become absolutely important to their nightly routine. It's become a time of bonding, sharing, and affection. As a team, they want to now focus on creating products geared for the family, and invite others who share this journey with them. They also have a great style and the illustration artworks feel like they were created in a time that has long passed with great usage of texture and that dirty look (for lack of better word) of the past. Illustration For more information make sure to check out  ____________________  

Art Direction & Illustration: Logitech Craft by Pawel Nolbert

Art Direction & Illustration: Logitech Craft by Pawel Nolbert

Last week we have featured the latest tech keyboard by Logitech called Craft. By its beautiful industrial design, we managed to get one for the blog that we will gladly review in the upcoming weeks. By the meantime, let's take a look at the illustration and art direction work by the mighty Pawel Nolbert who has been making the news recently with the launch. Stylish and right fitting to the colourful world of Pawel, let's dive into his universe. Pawel Nolbert is an independant illustrator, graphic designer and art/creative director based in New York, USA. We always have been fan of his colorful portfolio on ABDZ, definitely check him out on Behance. I’ve partnered with Logitech on Craft - a new keyboard with creative input dial that gives you greater control over your creative process. Project Gallery   More Links Learn more Pawel Nolbert at nolbert.com Follow Pawel on Behance Read more about Bengt Brummer's work on the Logitech Craft

Splendid Watercolor Artworks by Anna Bjørdal

Splendid Watercolor Artworks by Anna Bjørdal

There's an unique organic beauty in watercolor artworks that really strikes me. You can't really see brush strokes... all you can see is how the water and ink settled down in the end. It's beautiful. Anna Bjørdal, an artist from Norway, paints splendid watercolor pieces you should really see. These are only a handful of her work. For more of it, please visit her at Instagram! I hope you enjoy these. Cheers! ;) Uma publicação compartilhada por Anna Bjørdal (@akb_illustrations) em Set 13, 2017 às 5:47 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Anna Bjørdal (@akb_illustrations) em Set 6, 2017 às 6:38 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Anna Bjørdal (@akb_illustrations) em Set 1, 2017 às 4:50 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Anna Bjørdal (@akb_illustrations) em Ago 23, 2017 às 5:27 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Anna Bjørdal (@akb_illustrations) em Ago 14, 2017 às 6:39 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Anna Bjørdal (@akb_illustrations) em Jun 23, 2017 às 2:53 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Anna Bjørdal (@akb_illustrations) em Mar 13, 2017 às 8:23 PDT

Instagram Artist Love: Mari Andrew

Instagram Artist Love: Mari Andrew

I'm sure all of you have a handful of creative folk you've discovered on Instagram that you've then shared with your inner circle because you love them so much. Mari Andrew happens to be at the top of my personal list and if you don't know her already she's definitely worth inserting into your feed. Mari (rhymes with starry for the phonetically curious) has a pretty wonderful story about how she managed to garner nearly 600K followers on Instagram by documenting the rollercoaster of life through whimsical illustrations. Be it death, terrible dates, simple pleasures, and the dangers of creative vulnerability, Mari gives us all the confidence to stop saying and start doing. She's always had a knack for writing but she's just recently made her foray into illustrating upon going through a personally challenging time two years ago. Endeavoring to find a passion that could help her out of a rut she dabbled with learning the guitar, salsa dancing, surfing and cooking but drawing is the only one that managed to stick and bring her the joy she was missing. Mari made a personal pact to create one drawing a day for one year and post her work to Instagram. It's the best tipping point story anyone could wish for in that through simple word of mouth she's caught the attention of nearly 1.2MM eyeballs. Just recently, Mari took a trip to Spain with the intention of working on her memoir but was stopped short with a sudden health scare in the diagnosis of Guillain-Barré syndrome, a rare immune disorder leaving her temporarily paralyzed. Mari's illustrations have shifted a bit from artfully portraying the light and dark of grief and breakups to now shedding light on the challenges a health issue presents on the mind and body. We thank Mari for the amazing inspiration she serves to anyone going through whatever life throws at us and just how resilient the mind can be over the body. I value optimism, resilience, vulnerability, and joie de vivre. I do not value "having chill." I'm originally from Seattle, my favorite city is Rio de Janeiro, and I identify strongly with zebras. They always look like they're doing their own thing and having a great time. Instagram Artist This would be pretty similar for September in the Southern Hemisphere. One of my very best birthdays fell on on a lovely spring day in Chile. So much newness and possibility in the air, in every part of the world. PS. Lots of hearts on my page this week A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Sep 2, 2017 at 3:42am PDT 💗ANNOUNCEMENT TIME💗 I've been writing (and drawing) a book for you!!!! 📚✏️ It's called AM I THERE YET? and it has both essays and (new!) illustrations all about growing up and finding yourself and loss and lipstick and basically every topic I cover on Instagram. I'm so excited to share it with you in March but IT STILL NEEDS A COVER and I'm leaving it in your capable hands! Vote for one of these two options by tapping the ✨link in bio✨. Final cover will be announced next week 👀 A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Sep 9, 2017 at 4:11am PDT A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Sep 6, 2017 at 4:35am PDT A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Aug 29, 2017 at 4:32am PDT A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Aug 25, 2017 at 5:18am PDT A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Aug 4, 2017 at 4:17am PDT Hi NY A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Aug 2, 2017 at 4:23am PDT It's "Miss" or nothing A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Jul 9, 2017 at 4:58am PDT Selfie A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Aug 31, 2017 at 4:18am PDT Houston ❤️ A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Sep 1, 2017 at 5:11am PDT "You're furthering the divide" shuts down necessary conversations about the truly horrific divisions in our society: Black women make 67 cents to a white man's dollar, unarmed kids get murdered by police, the life expectancy of a black trans woman is 35 years old, our schools are segregated, and torch-bearing white supremacists just terrorized a city. • When someone raises "divisiveness" as a rebuttal against acknowledgement of inequality, I ask, "So what are you doing to promote equality in a 'non-divisive' way?" They always respond, "I try to be a good person." • Well I don't think a good person is complicit in a system that oppresses minorities. I'm sure there were plenty of "good people" complicit in the Holocaust and slavery because they didn't want to ruffle any feathers. • Reminder to myself: White people NEED to talk to each other about racism. And not just to like-minded progressive friends on Twitter. Because divisiveness that leads to tension between you and your "good-hearted" racist aunt is tolerable, but divisiveness that leads to white supremacist marches is unconscionable. A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Aug 13, 2017 at 3:51am PDT Excited for artist friends doing marvelous things lately! Check out @siogallagher's new book In a Daze Work. I read it, I adored it, I highly recommend it. She is SO TALENTED and such an inspiration to me! A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Jul 26, 2017 at 4:52am PDT A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Jul 27, 2017 at 4:19am PDT A post shared by Mari Andrew (@bymariandrew) on Jul 27, 2017 at 4:19am PDT

Beautiful Vector Illustration by FUGSTRATOR

Beautiful Vector Illustration by FUGSTRATOR

Michael Fugoso is a San Diego based designers and illustrator with some incredible illustration work. Fugstrator as he is also known on Instagram, where he posts some of his most recent work. The cool thing about Michael's illustration in my opinion is the style. It brings back some of the skeuomorphic elements but it also blends with some beautiful cutout paper effects. He also has a series of illustrations on aircrafts and spaceships, all with a bit of a retro mood.  Like the Paper Shuttle Launch project.  Fugoso's process starts always with hand-drawn and then he moves on to rendering, usually on a vector tool like Adobe Illustrator or Autodesk Graphic. Most of the time he gets commissioned to do fan art or about popular icons of the past. He is very proud to say that all of his work starts from drawings, done by hand. Another one of his passions is photography, it helps him to find inspiration because he loves taking photos he mentions on his site.  For more information about Michael visit: Instagram Website Dribbble Behance Illustration

Illustration & Brand Identity: Brand Refresh for Mutual Attraction

Illustration & Brand Identity: Brand Refresh for Mutual Attraction

About a week ago, we've featured the latest work from Radim Malinic with the branding project for Inhere. This week, he is back again but with a project in collaboration with Bristol-based Craig Minchington. It's a refresh that involves brand identity and illustration for Mutual Attraction. A dating agency and matchmaking service that needed some love to share their expertise for everyone in the name of love. Radim and Craig both have similar skills but for this project, Radim was in charge of the creative direction & design. And Craig was behind the 3D modelling, I am digging the overall project especially where you can clearly see the style from both designers. Collaboration work between Radim Malinic, a freelance creative director, graphic designer and speaker from London and with Craig Minchington who is also in the same field but based in Bristol, UK. They have worked together on several projects including the Harnham Salary Guide (2016) featured on ABDZ. Mutual Attraction is a London dating agency and matchmaking service. Mutual Attraction is all about meeting people face to face, in the flesh and stepping away from the screen. Dating in the real world, with real people, looking for real love. Refreshingly simple yet effective. Project Gallery   Credits Creative direction and design: Radim Malinic / Brand Nu 3d modelling: Craig Minchington / Adora Attack More Links Learn more about Radim Malinic at brandnu.co.uk Learn more about Craig Minchington at adoraattack.com

Unique Artworks by Elena & Olivia Ceballos

Unique Artworks by Elena & Olivia Ceballos

Elena & Olivia are twin sisters that work at DreamWorks TV. They are very talented artists that come up with beautiful, unique artworks, lifeful illustrations that will lighten up your day! These are very special examples of their work. Their style is very unique and at the same time you it seems straight ou from children's book, you can see even some Monet there. Super, super sweet. These are only a handful of their work. For more of it, please visit their Instagram! I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;) Uma publicação compartilhada por Elena & Olivia Ceballos (@elioliart) em Mai 25, 2015 às 2:44 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Elena & Olivia Ceballos (@elioliart) em Jul 8, 2015 às 10:31 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Elena & Olivia Ceballos (@elioliart) em Ago 8, 2015 às 3:35 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Elena & Olivia Ceballos (@elioliart) em Set 8, 2015 às 11:22 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Elena & Olivia Ceballos (@elioliart) em Set 22, 2015 às 3:08 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Elena & Olivia Ceballos (@elioliart) em Out 16, 2015 às 3:34 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Elena & Olivia Ceballos (@elioliart) em Nov 6, 2015 às 4:08 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Elena & Olivia Ceballos (@elioliart) em Dez 23, 2015 às 8:35 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Elena & Olivia Ceballos (@elioliart) em Fev 4, 2016 às 5:03 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Elena & Olivia Ceballos (@elioliart) em Fev 20, 2016 às 11:48 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Elena & Olivia Ceballos (@elioliart) em Out 24, 2016 às 9:55 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Elena & Olivia Ceballos (@elioliart) em Mar 26, 2016 às 4:19 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Elena & Olivia Ceballos (@elioliart) em Out 28, 2016 às 11:56 PDT

More Marvelous Illustrations by Michal Lisowski

More Marvelous Illustrations by Michal Lisowski

Back in 2011 we featured for the first time the fantastic work of Polish artist Michal Lisowski. Back then you could already see the style he would pursue in most of the artworks you'll see today. Here are some of his latest work. I really love this style. His concept art works and general illustrations are super stylish and I enjoy his urban scenes, with an awesome sense of motion. These are only a handful of his work! For more of it, please visit his portfolio at ArtStation! I hope you enjoy these. Cheers! ;)