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EvokeOne Digital Art Exhibition: Flow

EvokeOne Digital Art Exhibition: Flow

After a copious amount of preparation we are proud to present you with our 30th exhibition. Flow was interpreted as a reflection of the creative process, or "flow", that we all experience. This expanded into concepts as diverse as quantum physics, expressive portraits, spiritual beings, and fluid dynamics. For more information and images visit the exhibition page - FLOW.

Digital Surrealism by Marcel Caram

Digital Surrealism by Marcel Caram

Marcel Caram is an amazing digital artist from Brazil who is fascinated with creating Surreal Art. His surrealism styles reminds me a lot of dali for the landscape where most pieces take place but it has this amazing definition and sharpness that comes from the digital art which makes it even better. Enjoy! For more from Marcel visit flickr.com/photos/marcarambr and facebook.com/marcel.caram.1. For more from Marcel visit flickr.com/photos/marcarambr and facebook.com/marcel.caram.1.

The Digital Art of Dan Luvisi

The Digital Art of Dan Luvisi

At the early age of 3, Dan Luvisi already got his passion for art, now working in the film, video game and comic book industry. Dan is known for his extremely versatile style in both illustration approach, as well as categories. Besides concept illustrations, Dan has become an expert in Character & Costume Design, Matte Paintings, Storyboards, Poster & Packaging Design and generally welcomes new challenges within his field. Find out more about Dan Luvisi and his incredible works at DanLuvisiArt.com All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi4 All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi All Rights to Dan Luvisi Links More info about Dan Luvisi: http://www.danluvisiart.com More on Dan via DeviantART: http://danluvisiart.deviantart.com Follow Dan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/danluvisiart

Depthcore Chapter: Primal

Depthcore Chapter: Primal

Since the beginning of Abduzeedo we have been featuring artists, designers, collectives and all sort of creativity manifestations. It's amazing to look back and see how things changed in these past 6 years. However one thing that hasn't changed is the inspiring chapters of Depthcore. Today we preset their latest one, Chapter XLV: Primal. The Depthcore Collective is thrilled to release it's 45th Chapter of work "Primal". Consisting of over sixty original works of art, photography and music the collective used this Chapter as a launching pad to explore concepts of nature, beast, instincts and primal origin. ABIOGENESIS by Nik Ainley AS IT FLOWS 1 by Theo Aartsma BM-DOUBLICIOUS by Bart van Leeuwen COR by Ari Wenkle CONQUEST by Finnian MacManus CLARITY by George Smith Whilst all of our artists rose admirably to the challenge, Ari Wenkle delivered an especially powerful collection of work, exploring various aspects of the core themes and bringing them to life with in boldly intricate executions. CIRRUS OS by Justin Maller DO YOU... by Diego L. Rodriguez INFESTATIO by Niklas Lundberg QUASIGOD by Dean Cook SAMSARA by Valentina Brostean VISIONARIES by Dean Cook For more information visit http://www.depthcore.com/chapter/primal/

TV Show Posters by Adam Spizak

TV Show Posters by Adam Spizak Exclusive on Funkrush + Giveaway

The project started few months ago as fan art and slowley grow bigger and bigger to finally end up as series. First round of five of my fav tv shows and also - first round of prints! I've tried to approach the project as both fan and also what i would think was important from the show's perspetive - the essence. The Essence for me was closely related to music in these shows, a connection become the core of each idea. For more from Adam Spizak visit spizak.com, Behance, Twitter. Breaking Bad - Walter White Walter was my first choice as well as Breaking Bad being my No.1 show. Not many character go such a big way from where they started. Alexander's song: Truth usted in Ep1 of the 4th season is such a great score that works amazingly with the show and with Walter's journey. The Walking Dead - Rick Grimes You gotta love how dark Rick got in season 4, just to see him redeem himself by the end of it. Great character in what is one of the best shows on tv contradicting what people think when they think of zombies. Kari Meredyth Kimmel - Black fit great into The Road feel of the show. Mad Men - Don Draper Don is such a deep and complex character that i know people who watch this show just for him and it's hard to argue about that. I loved him from the first episodes when he drives away with the birthday cake. The beatniks scene with Don McLean - Waters of Babylon was what made the tone of the show for me and him as main character: How do you sleep at night? On a bed made of money. Californication - Hank Moody We just love to see Hank in trouble, but deep down we always hope we will fine and finally get back with Karen. The show was at its best around season 2-4. The natural selection for the track was The Rolling Stones - You can't always get what as it's constant backdrop to what i think is the essence of this show - man being lost. Dexter - Dexter Morgan Dexter came such a long way from his dark beginning to just darker place which i guess is hard for a serial killer. ;) Bu t we like Dexter becuase he tries hard to be best version of himself, sometimes dark sometimes comic. Daniel Licht - Hide Your Tears give a great score to make you care. The Prints We have all 5 prints for sale exclusive on Funkrush. Funkrush was established in 2007 by Pete Harrison (aeiko) as a clothing company that makes you smile! We want to make you feel like a million bucks.. Limited Discount Code For a limited time, use 'ABDUZEEDO' at checkout will get you 15% off anything in the store! To shop: http://www.funkrush.com Giveaway Funkrush has been kind enough to giveaway one entire set of the Popular TV Series posters by Adam Spizak on Funkrush. To participate is very simple, just leave a comment in the comment box below with a valid email so we can contact you. Links More info about Funkrush: http://www.funkrush.com More info about Pete Harrison: http://www.peteharrison.com More info about Adam Spizak: http://www.spizak.com

Fantastic Landscape Illustrations by Sebastian Wagner

Fantastic Landscape Illustrations by Sebastian Wagner

Landscape and environment illustrations have been by far my favorite subject when it comes to digital art or even traditional art. I simply love how digital artists are able to come up with illustrations with sometimes surreal, other times futuristic landscapes that are so creative and are able to make us imagine how it would be if one of those were real. I know, this might not make sense, but that's exactly how I feel when I look at the illustrations that Sebastian Wagner created and we're featuring on this post. Sebastian Wagner is a designer, illustrator and digital artist from Germany. You can find out more about his work at http://www.sebastianwagner-art.com/ crash site distance - environment sketch strange canyon environment sketch sea creature environment week7 environment week 6 desert - sci fi environment Caves Floating Islands upper city street scene green

Surreal World of Igor Morski

Surreal World of Igor Morski

Igor Morski is a Polish illustrator & graphic artist with quite a style. I love surreal style artwork and nn this post you will see some pieces from his Nature collection and also his portrait collection. His work is very detailed and very intriguing like most of surreal work, but his art looks so real it's almost like a magical photograph. For more from Igor Morski visit igor.morski.pl and behance.net/IgorMorski

Inspiring Work of João Oliveira

Inspiring Work of João Oliveira

Our friend João Oliveira has recently updated his website with some outstanding new work. From Art Direction to digital images, João shows how versatile he is, no matter the client. From Coca-Cola to Depthcore his work is always inspiring and deserves to be featured here on Abduzeedo. Coca-Cola Teamed up with Nuno Jerónimo and Tiago Canas Mendes from the “O Escritório” agency I’ve been responsible for the art direction and identity design of this campaign held by Coca-Cola Portugal and the Portuguese soccer team Benfica — Camarata Coca-Cola (Coca-Cola Dormitory). The idea behind this “feel-good” campaign was to turn the stadium luxury corporate box into a dormitory for fans. Boosters could apply at Coke website and win the chance to spend 24 hours in the dorm, spending the night in there and also watching a soccer match with the privileged view the location offers. Optimus Madrid Smooth King of Hearts Kult Magazine

Impeccable Romanticist Art Reconstruction in 3D by Platige Image

Impeccable Romanticist Art Reconstruction in 3D by Platige Image

Digital art allows us to experiment with all sorts of compositions. We have seen quite a lot of styles from surreal to sci-fi/light effects. There are some ideas, however, that are truly amazing. One in particular that has inspired us most is the Jan Matejko Battle of Grunwald - an impeccable example of how to reconstruct a painting from the Romantic era in 3D. Today's post shines a spotlight on this incredible project done by Platige Image. Jan Matejko Battle of Grunwald in 3D is a reconstruction of a painting done entirely in 3D. In order to do that the Platige image team created 67 unique characters, each rendered as three-dimensional models and put together to form a clear spatial composition. Original painting The Battle of Grunwald is a painting by Jan Matejko depicting the Battle of Grunwald and the victory of the allied Crown of the Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of Lithuania over the Teutonic Order in 1410. The canvas dates to 1878 and is one of the most heroic representations of the history of Poland.[1] It is displayed in the National Museum in Warsaw. Video Jan Matejko's "Battle of Grunwald" 3D (fragment) from Platige Image on Vimeo. Depth and perspective appear "within arm’s reach", inviting the viewer into the canvas to experience it from a new perspective. Process

Goverdose New Chapter Release: Trip

Goverdose New Chapter Release: Trip

Goverdose is a collaboration group between Polish artist, it started back in 2008 as a result of online collaboration between digital artists. Group has released only one e-zine in the past however our friendship and passion for creating has never died. This is their 4th chapter release and the theme is Trip. New Goverdose is online collective of digital designers with unique styles, techniques and desire to create new amazing projects. Goverdose is our way to forget about groove and everyday commercial work. We want to bring new amazing work and ideas with every theme pack as well as progress in our areas and have fun by doing it. www.goverdose.com www.facebook.com/goverdose TRIP "I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move." ~Robert Louis Stevenson Digital Art Collective from Poland. One Way Trip - Krzysztof Nowak Welcome To The Trip - Krzysztof Zdunkiewicz Trip - Łukasz Wrona Trip - Mateusz Kołek Nature - Mateusz Terczewski He - Przemek Nawrocki Poison Beats Wojciech - Magierski Trip - Paweł Rębisz The Trip - Omash One Trip - Krystian Ścigalski

Slashthree World Exhibition III

Slashthree World Exhibition III

Our friends over at Slashthree have released another exhibition, this time divided in seven chapters. The World Exhibition III features digital art, photography and illustrations from amazing artists like Liran Szeiman, Martin De Diego Sádaba, Tarin Yuangtrakul, Karim Fakhoury Gaétan Weltzer. Slashthree is proud to present the seventh and final chapter of World Exhibition III, as it comes to a successful close headlined by illustrators Liran Szeiman, Martin De Diego Sádaba, Tarin Yuangtrakul, Karim Fakhoury Gaétan Weltzer, and photographer Benny Brand. New additions Rachel Rusk and Remi Chevalier showcase their first submissions to Slashthree in this final installment. Over the course of five months, 50 pieces of art, photography and music were produced in this first ever exhibition format at S3. Be sure to view the exhibition as a whole if you missed one of the previous six installments. We hope everyone enjoyed the incremental updates and wonderful work created for WE III. For more information and to check out all images visit http://www.slashthree.com/exhibitions/19/ A Weird story around the fire by Francois Leroy Dead Flower by Wojciech Magierski Each Night Meeting by Liran Szeiman and Martin de Diego Sadaba Domakesaydie by Marco Casalvieri New Era by Karim Fakhoury The Keeper by Nicolas Monin-Baroille Tattoo by Man-Tsun Feel the Quiet River Rage by Samuel Pereira Sunset by Nichlas Boysen The Deaparture of Innocense by Adam Martinakis Pneuma by Marco Casalvieri Sleepers by Wojciech Magierski

Desktopography 2012 Exhibition

Desktopography 2012 Exhibition

Desktopography is a wallpaper exhibition that is released once a year. Curated by Pete Harrison and supported with visual artists from all over the globe, this year is no different. The exhibition is completely incredible and hope you will enjoy it too. Designers and developers spend about 90% of their waking life in front of a computer so the most appealing genre for a wallpaper would be one that has beautiful design mixed with the all important aspect of being outdoors. For more information about Desktopography and her wallpapers, you can visit their website at Destopography.net also like them on Facebook. Memorial by Heiko Klug Natural Freedom by Magyar László / Lacza The Morning Star by Adam Spizak Invasion by RDN Hidden Nature by Martin de Diego Sádaba Crimsonland - Trisme Last Rays by Bastien Grivet The Trespasser by Adam Spizak Hungry for Blood by Mart Biemans Raging Water by Marek Playground by Mike Harrison Back to the Beginning by Oliver Gareis Desktopography by Przemek Nawrocki Beta of Barsoom by Fresh for Death Desktopography'12 by Richard Roberts Zenith by Dean Falsify Cook Circles by Justin Maller L'effondrement dy ciel gris by Fatkur History repeats itself by Edit Animals by Bartosz Piotrowski Dock of Sound by Bự Blind Horse by Thomas Gayet Lifestream by James Zwadlo Gaia by Kode Logic Nightfall by Pete Harrison & Jordy Roelofs Kitsch Me If You Can By Falcon White

Introducing Rafael Sarmento

Introducing Rafael Sarmento

It's really awesome to know that some highly skilled person as Rafael Sarmento is actually from Brazil, more specifically from Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul. Working both in traditional and digital media, this artist is probably one of the greatest revelations of brazilian illustration.You can see more of this amazing art from Rafael at his DevianArt Gallery. 

Power - Typography Illustration

Power - Typography Illustration

Power is an artwork by Samuel Carter Mensah, a graphic designer and typography specialist from London. This piece is inspired by Kanye West song Power and each letter was hand made to symbolize old withered gold from ancient civilizations. Enjoy. For more from Samuel Carter Mensah visit behance.net/smbstudios and somemustbelieve.tumblr.com “He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still” - Lao Tzu Artwork I did recently. I've wanted to do this piece for a long time, pretty much ever since i heard the song which i consider is probably Kanye's best purely because of it stands for. I tried to incorporate everything power stood for including the handmade font to symbolize old withered gold, and added some visuals from the video etc. and some ancient civilizations influence. "I've seen people use power abuse power misuse and then lose power". the reason why all civilizations eventually collapse, POWER. Visually i knew to represent Power was not an easy feat. What Power meant to a Pharaoh or an Aztec king. to really understand Power you must go back the dawns of civilization and see where it all came from in the earliest of cultures. So i began looking at old typefaces the first ever languages and noticed the forms and structures and how they in themselves symbolized power in their history and influence. What is Power? is it a million people bowing at your feet and your name being remembered forever? Or is it knowing yourself and what your own capabilities are and how to use them to your best ability? Inspiration Typography Process Background Process Final Piece

 Interview with Jason Levesque (Stuntkid)

Interview with Jason Levesque (Stuntkid)

I remember when I decided to work on the creative business 5 years ago, one of my first references as master in their craft was definetely Jason Levesque a.k.a. Stuntkid. 5 years after I finally had the opportunity to interview one of my idols and, in my opinion, one of the best illustrators out there at this moment.You can see more of this stunning artist at his Official Website. 1) First of all I would like to thank you for doing this interview, it's an honor for us to present more about you to our readers. I would like to start asking you about when your interest for illustration and art?I've always been interested in art. I think that is likely true for everyone. We understand drawings long before we understand the written word. As children, we all draw. A 5 year old with a story to tell can illustrate a situation with more detail than that child can write it out. At some point a lot of kids stop drawing, either from disinterest or disappointment in how slowly the skill is developing. I wasn't great at drawing as a child, but i really enjoyed it. I was also lucky enough to grow up in a family that encouraged me not only with praise, but with encouragement to improve. 2) Which artists do you use for reference?I'm inspired by so many artists, a few off the top of my head... Ashley Wood, Joao Ruas. Erik Jones, Conrad Roset, Tom Bagshaw, and more classic artists like Ernst Haeckel. 3) Your style is quite influenced by comics and art nouveau. How did you develop this style and how would you describe it?I feel like i've gone through so many phases over the years. My interests and influences have drifted so wildly, i feel like it's difficult now to describe the path i took to get here. Influences like Akira, my earliest influence and later artists like Mucha and Klimt have remained with me. I don't know if i can describe my work now in stylistic terms. I'm sure someone else can, likely with ease. I'm too close, haha. 4) Describe us a bit about your creative process while creating a piece.It's not often i'll sit and think of what to draw. Usually the ideas come to me randomly or in bed as i'm falling asleep. I read a lot of science books and find a lot of inspiration in learning new things, biological and otherwise. Once I have an idea, i'll go through my thousands of reference photos i've shot and look for a good pose match. Sometimes i'll have to shoot something new. Referencing the photo i'll sketch out a rough composition on paper or, more often, in photoshop. With a little refinement i'll start coloring using the pen tool. Finished pieces usually take me somewhere between a few hours an a few days depending on the level of detail. 5)What's the best thing about working with illustration and what is the worst?I love doing commercial illustration. I make more money with less work when i do commission work. The constraints of the project often push me to learn new things, or draw subject matter i'm unfamiliar with. It can be a huge learning experience. Quite often the work will get lost in committee with too many voices making creative decisions. When that happens I find myself detaching from the work and setting my goals to just doing the best i can do in the amount of time given. Commercial work is simultaneously the best and worst part of illustrating. 6) How do you describe your daily routine?Art, art, art, eat, art, art, talk about art with wife, art, eat, sleep and dream about art. 7) Which is your favorite piece so far?Currently "Hecate" which also happens to be my newest piece, is my favorite. It felt like a stepping stone for me and i intend on doing more work like it. A limited edition print will be release early October through 1xRun. 8) Tell us five lessons you believe are really important for every illustrator.1.) You'll only get better by practice. It takes thousands of hours to hone a skill, drawing is no different. If you don't know what to draw, draw anything. Keep your pencil moving!2.) Embrace criticism. What people say to your face, they say more often behind your back. Recognize the difference between quality criticism and the venom of hateful people. If someone isn't suggesting an improvement, disregard their feedback. They are the background noise time will forget.3.) You'll never "arrive" creating art is a journey. You'll make slow progress, sometimes you'll make quick progress, you'll never "get there". Get over it. There will always be less deserving people ahead of you and more deserving people behind you.4.) Encourage other people, as you get better don't forget how painfully discouraging your early art years were. Keep your eye out for people who are still there and advise and encourage them whenever possible.5.) Try not to get so married to a process that you keep yourself from growing. Illustrators and fine artists need a recognizable product, but too many artists literally paint themselves into a corner and never progress. 9) Tell us some websites that you like to visit.To be honest, i'm on tumblr quite a bit. I follow most of my favorite artists there and have discovered many new artists through "tumbling". Instagram, of course, is growing in popularity and a lot of artists are now using it to post their works in progress. The now defunct CGunit.net was a daily visit for me for years. It still holds archives of amazing artists. Oh! And in their last days they did a countdown of their favortie artists and gave me the 6th position. I was hugely flattered. 10) Thanks again for your time, please leave a final message for the ones who are starting out on this kind of business.Bad situations are usually the best learning experiences and if you're lucky you'll have lots of them! 

Comic Book Artist: Ethan Van Sciver

Comic Book Artist: Ethan Van Sciver

With a particular view and talent for detailment and completion, Ethan is one of the most singular comic artists to illustrate traditional super heroes like Superman, Flash and Batman. Nowadays, Ethan is a comic book artist for DC comicsYou can see more artworks from Ethan at his Comic Art Community profile.                

Badass Digital Illustrations by Patrick Brown

Badass Digital Illustrations by Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown is a digital artist from Australia and his art is just simply incredible. If you're a gamer or a fan of popular series of film out there, Patrick will definitely give you a great load of inspiration. Here's a showcase of his latest work and it's totally badass!I have always been greatly inspired by many things, from games to movies and even TV series. If I like something I draw it. Most people call me a fan artist, but I like to think of it as giving me a reason to draw something so I can improve myself for better things. I love what I do, I always have.For more information about Patrick Brown, you can check out his DeviantART and give it a like on Facebook.All Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick BrownAll Rights to Patrick Brown