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The "Sweet" Work of Andre Caputo

The "Sweet" Work of Andre Caputo

We just wanna warn you that the following article might be very "sweet" and you might get temptations at getting a snack. We just wanna warn you first! :) Let's talk about the ads that we are all encountered every single day. According to CBS News, we are exposed to an average to 5000 ads per day. This is an enormous number when we all know that there are only 24 hours in a day. Among ads about cars, events, campaigns and others; we'll see a lot of advertising about food. They triggered temptations to simply fulfill your desire to eat. Let's take a closer look at the work of Andre Caputo, he is a CGI artist and graphic designer based in São Paulo, Brazil. What I love about his work is how close it looks like a photograph, even though we know in the back of our mind that it's not real. Beautifully done! Here I gather: passion for working with image creation; creativity; disposition to search for new techniques and innovation; esthetic sense and seek for the best quality; eagerness for a great relationship with clients; and discipline, that allows the projects to be delivered on time.   More information: https://ac.myportfolio.com.

Mcdonalds Monopoly Print Campaign by Chris LaBrooy

Mcdonalds Monopoly Print Campaign by Chris LaBrooy

Chris LaBrooy is an artist currently based in the UK. Working with a large brand is not always easy but when it comes to fun, energetic and tyopgraphy! Well Chris puts it so well together with vibrant and playful concepts. Quite inspiring! A fun energetic print campaign for Mcdonalds Monopoly promotion in France. Creative collaboration with Nobrain in France. All Rights to Chris LaBrooy All Rights to Chris LaBrooy All Rights to Chris LaBrooy All Rights to Chris LaBrooy All Rights to Chris LaBrooy All Rights to Chris LaBrooy All Rights to Chris LaBrooy Links Find out more about Chris LaBrooy: http://www.chrislabrooy.com Follow Chris's work on Behance: https://www.behance.net/chrislabrooy

UNDER ARMOUR- CGI Fabrics by Mike Campau

UNDER ARMOUR: CGI Fabrics by Mike Campau

Mike Campau is an inspiring Digital Artist based in Michigan, USA. Having worked with large brands and high profile compagnies, Mike is always up for hybrid imagery, a beautiful mixture of Photography and CGI. Take a look at his latest work for Under Armour. Wireframes and WIP All Rights to Mike Campau All Rights to Mike Campau All Rights to Mike Campau Storm All Rights to Mike Campau Armour Baselayer All Rights to Mike Campau Coldgear Infrared All Rights to Mike Campau All Rights to Mike Campau Links Find out more about Mike Campau: http://www.mikecampau.com Follow Mike Campau's work on Behance: https://www.behance.net/mikecampau

Letters Can Kill 2

Letters Can Kill 2

Our friends from Lightfarm Studios strike again with the volume 2 of the series Letters Can Kill. The campaign highlights the risk of text messaging while driving. These images were made by mixing CGI letters with photographic portraits. For more information bout Lightfarm Studios visit lightfarmstudios.com. Check out Letters Can Kill 1

Unbroken Visual Effects by Rodeo FX

Unbroken Visual Effects by Rodeo FX

I haven't seen the movie Unbroken yet but as a fan of the genre I look forward to checking it out, especially after seeing some of the behind the scenes of the special effects. Rodeo FX produced over 200 visual effects for the movie and as you can see after the break the quality blurs the lines between reality and CGI a completely rad and undistinguishable manner. Rodeo FX produced 240 stunning visual effects shots for Angelina Jolie’s biopic Unbroken, including the breathtaking air combat between the B24s and the Zero fighter planes, as well as the landing scene of the damaged B24 Superman plane at the Funafuti airstrip. Take an in-depth look at how our artists crafted invisible VFX to make the World War II biopic seem real. More information about our work on Unbroken here: http://rodeofx.com/all-films/unbroken Unbroken - VFX Breakdown from Rodeo FX on Vimeo.

Papercraft and 3D Works by Noelia Lozano

Papercraft and 3D Works by Noelia Lozano

Noelia Lozano is a freelance designer based in Madrid, Spain; she is primary working in Papercraft, CGI and 3D. With a background in journalism, telecommunications, computer systems and spent a time at Serial Cut Design Studio, Noelia has worked with international clients such as: Havaianas, Vodafone, Computer Arts and more. Enjoy this refreshingly and creative collection! All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano All Rights to Noelia Lozano Links More info about Noelia Lozano: http://www.noelialozano.com Follow Noelia on Behance: https://www.behance.net/noelialozano Follow Noelia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Noe_design Via Behance

3D Futurist Works by Stefan Morrell

3D Futurist Works by Stefan Morrell

The weekend is here and to celebrate it, an awesome set of 3D works! Let's check the futurist vision of Kiwi artist, Stefan Morrell. He's got a fantastic set of works! Here you can see his vision of a technological future. Sometimes very green and peaceful, other times kinda messy and super crowded. I must say I really enjoy this last one better, because it reminds me a lot of Blade Runner. How do you like his pieces? For more of it, please visit his portfolio at CGSociety! Also, if you got your own 3D pieces, share it with us in the comments section. Cheers! ;)

Automotive CGI & Retouching Works by Zerone

Automotive CGI & Retouching Works by Zerone

Zerone is a studio based in Dusseldorf, Germany and they are specializing in retouching, computer animation and digital photography. Worked with some of the well-known automotive companies out there, Zerone surely brings the cutting edge to its genre. Zero in on the images and you will see that the most important aspect of our work is invisible and that is exactly the point. Brilliant post-production and image processing do not stand out; it’s the brilliantly finished pictures that do. All Rights to Zerone Group All Rights to Zerone Group All Rights to Zerone Group All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Steffen Jahn All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Steffen Jahn All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Simon Puschmann All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Simon Puschmann All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Simon Puschmann All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Simon Puschmann All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Emir Haveric All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Emir Haveric All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by cquadrat, Christopher Thomas, Christoph Adler All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by cquadrat, Christopher Thomas, Christoph Adler All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Holger Wild All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Holger Wild All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Steffen Jahn All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Simon Puschmann All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Simon Puschmann All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Andreas Hempel All Rights to Zerone Group and Photography by Steffen Jahn Links More info about Zerone: http://www.zerone-group.de Follow Zerone on Behance: https://www.behance.net/zerone-group Via Behance

Stellar 3D Artworks by Maxim Goudin

Stellar 3D Artworks by Maxim Goudin

I really enjoy the work of people who master computer graphics. Since 3D early days, I've been a aficionado for this fine, tricky art. Maxim Goudin, a designer from Mother Russia has got a super amazing set of 3D works, worth checking out. Here you can see some of his commercial works. All of these are stellar, but my favorite is the city model... I would more than happily play a city simulator game developed by him. It looks better than Sim City! It would be insane. For more of his work, please visit his portfolio at Behance. Have a great weekend, guys. Cheers! ;)

Nike RED Laces Case Study

Nike RED Laces Case Study

When we talk about photo-manipulation we almost think about incredible compositions, like fantasy scenes, or crazy manipulations. Sometimes the most amazing work of this kind is so real that we cannot even perceive it as CGI. A great example is the Nike RED campaign created by Souverein where Drogba, the soccer player, creates the Nike symbol and a soccer ball using just laces. I have to say, the first time I saw I couldn't say it was CGI, I truly believed it was real, but as we found out it was CGI we needed to share with you a little bit of the creative process behind it. Drogba was shot without anything in his hands. The laces were then created in 3D and integrated into the photography. Creation Final result Details

Insane 3D Artworks

Insane 3D Artworks

It's been some time since we last checked the insanely good artworks from the guys at the CGSociety. It is a never-ending source of mesmerizing 3d pieces, which we are very pleased to share with you! This time we chose some great examples of recent artworks and more! As the days pass us by, these are getting more realistic... I wonder who long will it take for us to have all of these looking like perfect photographs. Maybe not that long, right? In the meanwhile, check each artist's portfolio for more (simply click each image). I hope you enjoy these, and if you got any 3d works of your own, share it with us in the comments! Cheers. ;) Simon Blanc Alexander Beim Cornelius Dämmrich Alexander Tomchuk Baolong Zhang Baolong Zhang Toni Bratincevic Kiyong, Sim Paul Tosca Seid Tursic Shang-peng Leng Hasan Bajramovic Chao Luo

Melting Cars in CGI

Melting Cars in CGI

Have you ever seen a car melt down like an ice cream? Well, here is your chance, this CGI work is totally amazing and the melting cars look so real. Enjoy!The melting parts of the cars were created by us in 3D, the cars were shot in a studio and everything was put together in post. CGI and postproduction done by Souverein Weesp, shot by Maarten de Groot

Digital Motion in Air

This series of images freezes a moment of time in each dancer's aerial maneuver, and turns their movements into static sculptures that represents their motion and style. Original shots were stock photography and stylized to fit within the scene, sculptures and sets created entirely CGI. This amazing work was done by Mike Campau Process cgi setup for ballet dancer scene Raw Render output stock photo isolated and dropped into scene Basic cleanup and masking elements with photography Final tone and color corrections with additional shadows added.

Video Inspiration #41

Video Inspiration is a weekly(ish) post where we either feature a specific artist or show a sort of "best of" list of videos we've discovered during the week. Everything here may not be brand new, but we felt it worth sharing with the community. If you have good finds that you'd like to share, please feel free to send your links to nathan@abduzeedo.com with "video inspiration" in the subject line. Keep sending in your videos everyone! Next week I'll be compiling another reader generated post of videos done by you guys! In the mean time, enjoy these finds! SUPAKITCH & KORALIE "Euphorie" Paris from Raphaël Hache on Vimeo. Don't swim after lunch from Jens Blank on Vimeo. The Last Shadow Puppets, The Age Of The Understatement from ROMAIN-GAVRAS on Vimeo. M83 | Midnight City from DIVISION on Vimeo.

Impressive CGI Works by Air CGI

Air CGI is an image production studio and animation company from Worcestershire, UK. They are experts in CGI image production, in which they can successfully bring together photography and CGI to produce some of the finest quality images, animations and campaigns, paying meticulous attention to detail and realism. Because of that they have big names in their list of clients including brands like Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Volvo and others. For more information about Air CGI visit his Web site at http://www.air-cgi.com/ Demo Reel Air CGI Showreel from Air CGI on Vimeo. Images A Little Bit Tasty – This is an award winning conceptual /fantasy image in a realistic scene, created by Air CGI in conjunction with Harniman Photography for a national Mars advertising campaign. The background was shot with additional CG elements Magners Label – this is a 100% CG bottle label, modelled by Air CGI for a Magners animation – the team took a standard object & utilised CG to animate it Glass engine – this shows an example of when the team use creative texturing to change objects and elements of objects e.g. taking a car engine & using CG to change the material it is made from and portraying it as a glass engine The team at Air CGI added the CG wings to this image of a model These 3 CGI Volvo cars were rendered into the setting which was shot in Hong Kong This CG Pagani Zonda has been incorporated into a CG studio environment This CG Nissan car has been incorporated into a CG studio environment by the team at Air Shows a surreal statue that was modelled, textured & rendered by Air CGI. The team can create any fantasy concepts including characters, animals, statues etc CG Volvo car rendered by the Air team, into stills backplates CGI Volvo car rendered by the Air team, into stills backplates (which was shot in Miami by Harniman Photography) Car interior detail shot, done completely in CG This CG image created by Air CGI demonstrates a CG environment with photographic elements (i.e. the people) Magners Label – this is a 100% CG bottle label, modelled by Air CGI for a Magners animation – the team took a standard object & utilised CG to animate it CGI Volvo c30 car rendered by the Air team, into stills backplates (which was shot in Miami by Harniman Photography) This is a still taken from an animation created, featuring humans made out of trainers! All the trainers were individually modelled and animated by the team at Air CGI. Videos Bulmers Light advertising campaign from Air CGI on Vimeo. Air-CGI Pagani Zonda animation from Air CGI on Vimeo. CGI Trainer Man! from Air CGI on Vimeo.

Effective Photo Retouching and CGI by Happy Finish

I am always impressed with what we can do in terms of photo manipulation, retouching and CGI. Then I received an email suggesting me to take a look at the work of Happy Finish, a studio specialized and retouching and CGI from London, UK. After checking their site out, I have to say, they have some very effective works. They handle project from large corporations to individual photographes with a impressive team of retouchers and CGI artists. Their portfolio is really impressive, with big names such as Vogue, Dazed, Esquire, Sony, Canon,TWA and others We are different. our retouchers and CGI artists work one-on-one with art directors, photographers and brands to create some of the world's most eye-catching images and campaigns. For more information visit Happy Finish's website. and be prepared to spend some time, it's worth it. Also, if you have suggestions like this one of Happy Finish that we received, do not hesitate to send us an email or let us know. "Knowledge and understanding of the feel of traditional photographic processes are essential for perfection with digital imaging. - Nick Nedeljkovic" "An activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or doing it better." - Lee Hickman "If the image is a success but my work goes unnoticed, I'm doing my job well." - Tim Ashton "A good retoucher is like Rumpelstiltskin, they can spin straw into gold. - Anna Watson-Smith" "My grandma thinks I am a wizard!" - Valentina D'Ettorre