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Character Design by Max Kostenko

Time for more sweet character design! Today we're featuring the amazing work of Russian artist Max Kostenko. He's done a cool set of characters for Slack.com. Check it out! For more of Max's work please visit his portfolio at Behance. I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;)

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

One of the games I have been playing a lot lately is the new Batman game, the Arkham Knight. Batman is my favorite character and the main reason it's because he's a regular guy, he doesn't have special powers, just brains and of course money. So for this post I had to share the beautiful character design that Riyahd Cassiem shared on his Behance page. For more information about Riyahd check out his page at http://riyahdart.blogspot.com/

Opel - Because you never travel alone

Opel - Because you never travel alone

Character design is a field that I don't know much about and definitely lack talent but that doesn't mean that I don't like it. On the contrary, I love seeing the work that talented designers and artists put together. From Pixar movies to simple illustrations, what really catches my attention is the expression that these talented people are able to add to their characters, it's almost as if they were alive. For this post we share a really cool project by Oscar Ramos, an illustrator and character designer from Santiago, Chile. The project is titled Opel - "Because you never travel alone". For more information check out https://www.facebook.com/pages/Oscar-Ramos-Ilustra/663215017032127

Badass Character Design by Joern Zimmermann

Badass Character Design by Joern Zimmermann

It's always great to see designers rockin' some super badasses characters. Imagination has no boundaries and we get to see infinite designs, thankfully! Today we're checking the characters imagined by German designer Joern Zimmermann. He's been doing some super awesome, slick pieces, from mecha warriors and battle suits to aliens. These are pretty amazing, but are only a handful! For more of his artworks, please visit his portfolio at ArtStation. He'll most definitely enjoy your attention! I hope you like these as much as I did! Cheers! ;)

Beautiful Character Design by Vivien Bertin

Beautiful Character Design by Vivien Bertin

Vivien Bertin, an illustrator from Paris, France shared some beautiful character design work on his Behance page. If there's an area that I really admire yet completely lack skill is character design however I love seeing the process from conception, sketches to the final outcome. The work that Vivien shared is amazing especially in the colors and details not to mention, it's a personal project and we here at Abduzeedo have a special place in our hearts for personal projects. For more information about Vivien, check out his web site at http://www.vivienbertin.com/

CCAA Kids - Character Design

CCAA Kids - Character Design

Advertising is all about communication but to achieve that much work is required from a copious array of fields, from basic communication to design, illustration to 3D, and many others. The photo manipulation is the element that always attracted me, especially in terms of giving life to objects and characters that are not real. That's the case of the work that Estudio Icone created for CCCA Kids to help Brazilians learn english. Simple, illustrative, smart and of course top notch in the details and polish. Icone is a studio formed by creative minds: multidisciplinary professionals that carry art in their DNA. Essentially, our job is to produce images. But we want more than that. We seek spontaneous creativity which has no formulas and arises from the talent of each artist, from their visual culture and plurality of backgrounds. Here, each image can present a different solution. But the common goal is to achieve the result that our clients expect. That’s why we’ve completed eight years of partnerships with great brands and advertising agencies by building challenging images with the highest level of technique and refinement. For more information check out http://www.estudioicone.com/

Wonderful Character Design by Penko Gelev

Wonderful Character Design by Penko Gelev

2015 is here, and we are really thrilled to see the things to come this year. Definitely a greater range of subjects here at Abduzeedo, like Fabio said in the Welcome 2015 post, but we're also gonna keep the good things, like great inspiration posts! We reaffirm our commitment of bringing astonishing artworks for you guys, like the character designs made by Bulgarian artist Penko Gelev. He's a truly talented person that's got an amazing style and comes up with awesome characters full of details. Gotta love these! For more of his work, please visit his portfolio at ArtStation. He'll definitely enjoy your visit. I wish to all of you an amazing 2015 with us. Cheers! ;) Scientist Pilot Carefree Smuggler Telepathist Bodyguard Alien Guard Priest Smugler Farmer Warrior Banker Queen Slave Trader Sergeant Pilot Astronaut Chief Alien

Fantastic Character Design by Alessandro Baldasseroni

Fantastic Character Design by Alessandro Baldasseroni

It's great to see artists doing great pieces of art. It might be a fan art to famous characters or shows or even new, fresh characters out of their minds, but what really matters is that we get to see their talent in these fantastic pieces. Here you can see the work of American artist Alessandro Baldasseroni. He's got a sweet style, so for more of it, please visit his portfolio at ArtStation! I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;)

Fun 3D Bearded Characters by Pizza Chen

Fun 3D Bearded Characters by Pizza Chen

Time for more some witty, fun character design here at Abduzeedo! Today we're featuring the super cute work of Taiwanese digital sculptor Pizza Chen. He's got some pretty fun -bearded- characters worth checking out. Here you can see some of Pizza Chen's pieces. For more of it, please visit his portfolio at ArtStation. I'm pretty sure he'll enjoy the attention. Also, which one is your favorite? Mine is the koala! Super funny. I really hope you like it as much as I did! Cheers. ;) Wario Hippo Sideburns Gorilla Beard Chameleon Moustache Seal Wolverine Polar bear Copstash Koala Dali Meerkat Beard Cat Goatee Chihuahua Beard Frog Stubble Pug Beard Mouse Beard Crocodile

Lovely CG Sculptures by Guzz Soares

Lovely CG Sculptures by Guzz Soares

I really enjoy seeing badass sculptures... but it's totally rad when an artist comes up with clay looking 3D sculptures like these by Brazilian artist Guzz Soares. These are so detailed that they actually got fingerprint marks on them, which is mindblowing! Kudos to the artist for such attention to detail! These are only a handful of Guzz's artworks. For more of his pieces, please visit his portfolio at Artstation. He'll definitely like it! Enjoy. Cheers! ;) Little Girl Hermione Granger Chun-Li Jack Sparrow Michael Jackson Lazy Day Goku (Kakaroto) Mario (Mario Bros.) Flapjack and Captain K'nuckles Lord Voldemort / You know who Finn and Jake Amy Farrah Fowler Walter White Gus Fring Dick Dastardly Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner Gaga Bean

Wicked Character Illustrations by Jack Parker

Wicked Character Illustrations by Jake Parker

Some artists really have a an awesome talent for creating characters. How many of you have seen a World War Centaur? Or maybe a Cheetah in a Velociraptor body (or would it be a Velociraptor with a Cheetah head?) Anyways, here is the fantastic work of Jake Parker. Here you can see some pretty awesome character designs by him, but also, his take on famous pieces are also really nice! Although this is only a handful of his pieces, you may see more of it by visiting his portfolio at DeviantART. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did! Cheers. ;)

Box on Wheels by  Scott Schenone

Box on Wheels by Scott Schenone

The internet has given us access to so many things and with that, tools to ease the ability to share. For me, the most fascinating of all is that we can see various types of artworks and styles. A great example is the project Box on Wheels by Scott Schenone, the idea is to create a car model from a box model. The result is super stylish, full of personality and somewhat resembles one of the Pixar models for the movie Cars. A Defender 90 design that fits inside a perfect square. Via Behance

More Great 3D Works by Teodoru Badiu

More Great 3D Works by Teodoru Badiu

Back in 2010 we featured for the first time the awesome work of Austrian artist Teodoru Badiu. I thought it was time to update you guys on what he's been up to! He's been doing some fantastic 3D pieces like these! These are only a few of his pieces. For more of it, please visit his Behance portfolio! He'll definitely enjoy it. Also, tell us which of his latest pieces you like the most! Cheers! ;)

Beautiful Character Design and Animations by Mother Volcano and AIM

Beautiful Character Design and Animations by Mother Volcano and AIM

Character design and simple animations together are a powerful way to create engaging and delightful experiences for the viewer. A great example is the work that Mother Volcano and AIM | Animation for Mixedmedia put together for a commissioned work to Sony. The vector style and quirky animations are not only beautiful but carry so much personality. They definitely deserve to be shared here on Abduzeedo. For more information visit the Behance page of this project at: http://www.behance.net/gallery/Sony-Xperia-Z-Ultra-The-Big-Show/12932977 Commissioned by the Paris based agency Uzful, Mother Volcano created these 9 allegoric characters that have been brought to life by AIM in this fun and informative campaign for Sony Mobile introducing the new Xperia™ Z Ultra We would love to hear your opinion, share with us via comments, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or even email.

Unique Toy Design by Coolrain Lee

Unique Toy Design by Coolrain Lee

I really enjoy a well designed toy. Some action figures are so cool that anyone would proudly display them in the shelf, like these bad boys below... a fantastic set of toys designed by South Korean artist Coolrain Lee. Look at these! They're so slick! You should totally check his Behance portfolio for more of these! He'll definitely enjoy your visit. I hope you like it. Cheers! ;)

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 3D

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 3D

It's amazing what can be done in terms of character design and 3D modeling. From fantasy to real people, designers and digital artists are always pushing the limits in some way. Zancois Rice created a really cool 3D work entitled Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. It was Modeled after the famous Actor/Wrestler using 3D Studio Max, Photoshop and Mudbox. For more information visit http://www.zanswork.com Zancois Rice is an independent contractor specializing in Character Art and Animation. He has worked in the field for over 10 years, 2 years in video games and 7 years as an independent. He has also recently completed a 3D illustrated Book called Apricot Brown as well as several character poster projects.

Disney Halloween Series by Isaiah Stephens

Disney Halloween Series by Isaiah Stephens

Today on Abduzeedo, we are all about Halloween! Since most of us will be in costumes for the occasion, how about the characters from Disney too. Well, this is what talented artist and illustrator Isaiah Stephens did and it’s done beautifully. Our favorite Disney characters wears iconic outfits of heroes and villains from our favorite movies, TV shows, video games, and comic books. Aladdin All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Peter Pan All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Beast All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Flynn Rider All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Kida All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Wendy All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Giselle All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Tinkerbell All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Quasimodo All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Jane All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Megara All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Charlotte La Bouff All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Alice All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Cinderella All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Merida All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Jasmine All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Ariel All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Mulan All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Belle All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Snow White All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Rapunzel All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Pocahontas All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Links More info about Isaiah Stephens: http://isaiahstephens.deviantart.com/