Let's take a look at this cool series of digital art and set designs named: Unsmart Devices. Designed by the mighty folks from FOREAL Studio, it's a great study of creative explorations of what could be our everyday things if they were "unsmart". Having our share of several viral fail videos, let's just say that some of the concepts in this series revealed another aspect of us humans experimenting with objects that aren't necessarily right for its purpose. I let you be the judge! This is the work from FOREAL Studio who is a creative bunch from Trier, Germany. They focus their work mostly into art direction, illustration and digital art; we've also featured their work before on Abduzeedo. You should definitely follow their work on Behance if you haven't yet.
We would like to share a typography set of experiments for 36 days of type by the mighty folks over BÜRO UFHO. Based in Singapore, they are multi-disciplinary creative studio that focus their work into making brand stories through type, images, illustrations and layout. Working with clients like: BMW, Coca-Cola, HBO and more; I really like their motto at thinking that good design is a good life and being small = freedom to do things that matter. What is 36 Days of Type? It's a yearly open call inviting designers, illustrators and visual artists to share their view on the letters and numbers from our alphabet.
A few weeks ago, we’ve featured an architectural photo series by Clement Balavoine about his perspective of Tokyo. Now he is back with another project about what he is really passionate about - Fashion Design. It took me him 9 days to create a collection inspired by the work from Errolson Hugh and NikeLab. Even though, it’s only a concept but it’s such a great exercise to express your vision and as a Nike fan; these are really beautiful to look at. Clement Balavoine is a designer working in fashion and drawings. Clement had the privilege to work in places like: London, China and more; he has worked for a variety of brands. Clement also takes pictures as a passion and also being a creative to keep his mind inspired to make more. Inspired by the work of Errolson Hugh and NikeLab, I decided to design a capsule collection for ACG using new technologies like 3D Modeling and Prototyping to visualize and bring my ideas to life. The project was created in 9 days using various softwares such as Marvelous Designer, 3ds Max, Cinema 4D, Illustrator and Photoshop.
Last month, we were all smashed by the trailer of the controversy and still in the making movie: Ghost in the Shell. I personally watched the trailer and loved it. I liked how they make an effort to keep it close as possible to the animated series. It’s also a great thing to have the Creator of GITS onboard as well. We are taking at the work from Furio Tedeschi and his 3D/digital art contribution to the project. Furio Tedeschi is a 3D character artist over Paramount Pictures . where he is currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has created a lot of characters going from the Robocop that we've featuerd before, Stars Wars, Batman and even that monster from Stranger Things. Some of the modeling work I did for the GITS collaborative project. Special Thanks to Gavriil Afanasyev Klimov , Christopher James Ford , Colin Thomas and Vaughan Ling without these guys this project would not have been possible.
We would like to feature this lovely project for a great cause by Taylor James, a studio focusing their work into producing realistic stills, interactive animations and broadcast media but especially they are specializing in CGI combining with photography. For this project, it was a collection of videos for the treatment benefits for patients with Parkinson’s Disease, the combination of CGI and other mediums makes this work pretty unique and fitting right into its own style. The result of the campaign is just plain stunning, please take some time to watch the videos below. Hope you will like it! In partnership with PLBR, we crafted underwater ink flows to highlight the treatment benefits for patients with Parkinson’s Disease. In this visceral and immersive campaign, we combined practical photography with CGI VFX to achieve rich, detailed prints and carefully choreographed animations to create a memorable cross-media campaign. Watch the Videos Credits CGI, Animation, Retouch: Taylor James Agency: Publicis Life Brands Resolute More Information: http://www.taylorjames.com.
I am a big fan of the brand Under Armour, in my opinion the quality of their clothing is just that good and I really do love how they innovate all the time with the performance of their material to enhance your workout or your everyday life. Also every time I looked at their latest imagery, I can’t help to notice the beautiful work from Mike Campau in collaboration with Christopher Massaro, Kristian Espinosa and 9bStudios (Yazan Malkosh, Omar Malkosh, Maram Stash, and Jessica Kim). What I do enjoy about their work is how detailed it is and you can’t almost tell the difference from a photograph. Images created for launch of Swacket for Under Armour... part sweatshirt, part jacket. Full Jackets were created CGI using Marvelous Designer, Clo 3d, and MODO. Macro details were shot in studio and post processed to match campaign. More Information: http://mikecampau.com.
Luis de la Barrera-Montenegro is a visual artist, 3D, motion artist based in Madrid, Spain. He has been making an interesting 3D digital art series about our everyday tools as we all commonly know them about. But in his series, he actually replaced the elements or shall we call them components used instead of actually making 3D renders of the tool itself. The results are so clever and remarkable. Hope you will enjoy this collection! More Information via Behance.
It’s always impressive that somehow you’ll look at a photograph and you’re not even sure if it’s real or not. I am especially talking about car photographs, we understand that is a tremendous amount of work to just finding the location, getting the equipment, getting the special car and crew to just organize everything together. What if there’s another route? Let’s not pick a side, let’s rather enjoy the stunning CGI work from Onur Dursun who has been a CGI artist for more than 10 years currently based in Stuttgart, Germany. With that much experience to craft his skills, Onur has been rocking in art direction, retouching and of course automotive design. Experienced with over 10 years in Computer Generated Imagery (CGI). More Information via Behance.
Hearing news from Adode MAX where they introduced (coming soon) the Project Felix. A product where you’ll be able to easily create 2D and 3D assets, that sounds like it could be amazing. While it’s coming soon, we rather appreciate what’s been done by artists in Autodesk 3DS MAX where I feel there is more control for your composites, lighting and etc. Let’s take a look of what Margarita Zhitnik and Denis Zhitnik have been working on for their piece called: BEAST. Other than getting inspired by Elysium and Death Race, I can’t stop referring the background with the TVs and Graffiti to the Flash’s lair from the upcoming Justice League movie. I was inspired by such films as Elysium and Death Race and I wanted to do something similar. Car I did in Zbrush and the GTR's model and props from libraries. Thank you Denis Zhitnik for help with render and materials! More information via Behance.
We would like to share the work of Oleg Soroko and his series entitled: Jupiter 3D Panels. Oleg is an architect based in Moscow, Russian Federation. He has also skills a designer and also a CG Artist, using his skills as a sideline. Oleg is fluently influenced by his natural surrounding and dreaming about the future. There’s something about this series that makes it very unique and it’s not only a CGI artwork, it’s actually pieces of thick plywood sheets where he added manually layers of colored plastic. Quite impressive, hope you like it! 3D wall pannels made of thick sheets of plywood with manually added layers of colored plastic. After the preparation of plywood pattern cuting by 4 axle CNC machine. Pattern based on Simplex 4D noise distorted by fractal noise. These panels are intended for use in the interiors. More information via Behance.
Our good friend Peter Tarka never ceased to impress us here on Abduzeedo, with his inspirational concepts filled with colours, digital CGI goodness and the combination of different elements that could literally go from a little plant to a full-size statue for results to be quite lovely. From this series, we are plunging into the personal work and concepts that Peter worked on during this summer (From May-September). For those who doesn’t know who is Peter? He is a designer based in Warsaw, Poland that worked with an impressive list of clients including brands like: Honda, BMW, MTV, Adobe, Google RedBull and more. Make sure to follow his Instagram @petertarka for his daily updates. Personal projects made during the Summer '16. More information via Behance.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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