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Illustration: The Dark Knight Trilogy by Krzysztof Domaradzki

Illustration: The Dark Knight Trilogy by Krzysztof Domaradzki

We are sharing an illustration poster series about Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy by Krzysztof Domaradzki. I have been a huge fan of this trilogy because it’s a modern take of what Batman could have been in our times. With Christopher Nolan genius direction, it’s a trilogy that was truly memorable filled with so many great moments of cinematography. Along those lines, Krzysztof’s work on this illustration sets the tone right with its monochromatic colour scheme. Krzysztof Domaradzki  is a talented artist, designer and illustrator based in Poznań, Poland. We’ve featured his work before on Abduzeedo and it has always been a stunning combination of various mediums of drawing, typography, graphic design and of course illustration. In his Words The concept stage was a long and exhausting process. I knew from the very start that I wanted to keep the trilogy black and white (I think that the monochromatic color scheme really fits the character and the dark, moody tone of Nolan's films ). It took several attempts to find the right balance between the story and the characters. I was first approached in 2014 to do a single poster dedicated to Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight trilogy and again later in 2015 commissioned to create 3 separate screen printed posters dedicated to each part of the trilogy.  

Stunning Digital Paintings by Giulio Rossi

Stunning Digital Paintings by Giulio Rossi

The stunning digital paintings by Giulio Rossi made a debut here in 2013. And the post was a hit. After three plus years Giulio has a lot of amazing new pieces on his portfolio. This is why we decided to show you a new round of his inspiring digital paintings. Giulio Rossi is an Italian self-taught artist with a pretty striking style.  From sexy female characters to a cute sailor dog and more, his artworks are filled with creativity. The bold colors, lines and intricate details will certainly get your attention. The expression of Giulio's characters, specially the eyes, will tell you a whole background story. Take a look. Giulio explored different techniques before diving deeper into digital paintings. But after getting into the digital artwork scene and discovering a new way to express his creativity he was hooked. And the result as you can see here is amazing. Dive in the images we are showcasing here and make sure to visit his portfolio for more.  You will be able to see the artist's passion and talent in every single artwork. Enjoy! My passion is ART, ever since I was a child, I was attracted to this field. I'm a self-taught artist EXPLORING different techniques from acrylic paintings to ink and chalks drawings. Recently I started drawing with a digitizing tablet and I discoverd a whole world to express my CREATIVITY and to improve my artistic skills. All Rights to Giulio Rossi All Rights to Giulio Rossi All Rights to Giulio Rossi All Rights to Giulio Rossi All Rights to Giulio Rossi All Rights to Giulio Rossi All Rights to Giulio Rossi I'm always looking to challenge myself and improve my skills in the amazing world of graphic art. I used to realize my latest digital artworks thanks to a digital tablet, Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator, Mypaint, Artrage, Corel Painter, Zbrush. All Rights to Giulio Rossi All Rights to Giulio Rossi All Rights to Giulio Rossi All Rights to Giulio Rossi All Rights to Giulio Rossi All Rights to Giulio Rossi All Rights to Giulio Rossi All Rights to Giulio Rossi More about Giulio Rossi: Society6 Facebook Personal Site

Illustration: Happy 25th HBO Asia

Illustration: Happy 25th HBO Asia

Coming out from a Weekend with the Emmy Awards, we’ve witnessed a rise of so many incredible TV Series that really gives the new edge to our experience at home. The mighty team over at Ars Thanea were given to create the key visual for HBO and celebrating their 25th anniversary. Imagine all these famous characters in one picture, the result is quite impressive. Ars Thanea  is an award-winning CGI Studio with such a talented team based in Warsaw, Poland and New York City, USA. We are great fans of their work and their mixture of “Avante Garde” style is like no others and they got the opportunity to work with a huge variety of popular known brands like Ubisoft, Nike, Discovery Channel and a lot more. For over 25 years we've been witnessing the remarkable stories of our favorite characters from HBO Original series. And again, we’ve been invited to create a Key Visual to sum up the amazing TV experience given to us by HBO. Over 45 characters (including Dragon) in one pic! Happy Anniversary HBO Asia!   Credits Client: HBO Asia Head of Creative and Content: Magdalene Ew Marketing Director: Vilia Chia Senior Art Director: Patrick Tan Copywriting: Paul Deepa Creative Production Studio: Ars Thanea Producer: Tomasz Wachnik Art Director: Karol Klonowski Concept Artist: Piotr Frączkowski Lead Digital Artist: Marcin Kowalski Digital Artists: Piotr Frączkowski, Łukasz Wiktorzak

Architectural Illustration - Famous Buildings

Architectural Illustration - Famous Buildings

Architectural illustration Progress Profiles is a illustration project shared by Andrea Minini. He was commissioned to create thirteen architectural illustrations reproducing some super renowned buildings around the world. The most beautiful thing about them is the simplicity and the use of lines to highlight some of the iconic features of these buildings. It's a great use of the Blend Tool in Illustrator, at least that would be the way I would do it. Actually we have posted some tutorials here on ABDZ about that, like the Offset Path Effect/ The architectural illustration include buildings like the: Heydar Aliyev Centre - Arch: Zaha Hadid Millau Viaduct - Arch: Norman Foster Sydney Opera House - Arch: Jørn Utzon The Dominion Building - Arch: Zaha Hadid Beijing National Stadium (bird's nest) - Arch: Herzong & de Meuron Louvre Pyramid - Arch: Leoh Ming Pei Guggenheim Museum (Bilbao) - Arch: Frank Gehry Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center - Arch: Renzo Piano Kaufmann Residence (Fallingwater House) - Arch: Frank Lloyd Wright Guggenheim Museum (NYC) - Arch: Frank Lloyd Wright Architectural illustration About Andrea Minini Andrea is a freelancer graphic designer and illustrator from Milano, Italy. If you like the type of illustration of this post you must check out his other projects. For more information visit https://andreaminini.myportfolio.com/

Illustration: The New York Times Gift Guide

Illustration: The New York Times Gift Guide

New York City, it’s been quite a long time I last visited this city. It must be pretty at this time of year with the winter wonderland, well we are featuring an illustration/animation project with Paris-based illustrator Florent Hauchard with Parallel Studio for New York Times. The final result creates the rightful atmosphere of a cityscape scene with so much history and architectural features. Florent Hauchard  is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Paris, France. I recently had the pleasure (and honor) to work with Parallel Studio for The New York Times. As a collaborative work with the team over Parallel Studio , please make sure to watch the little GIFs, they are super subtle and makes you wanna appreciate one view per image at the time.  

TOOLS - 3D Digital Art

TOOLS - 3D Digital Art

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.

Graphic Design: Wrapping Papers

Graphic Design: Wrapping Papers

It's the holiday season and it's very common to exchange gifts during this time due to Christmas. We all love to get presents and our excitement to open the it to see what we get makes us most of the times forget about the wrapping paper. Maria Giemza shared an awesome graphic design project with some beautiful illustrations for wrapping papers on her Behance profile. I love the style of the work and how simple it looks but still preserving the elegance. I know we don't post that many graphic design work, but this one deserves the feature.. This year I made two series of wrapping papers, one with circus patterns (performing acrobats and mimes) and the other with x-mas patterns (Santas loosing presents and people chopping Christmas trees). Graphic design Maria Giemza is a freelance illustrator currently based in Berlin. Always curious to talk and develop new projects. For more information check out http://mariagiemza.com/

Car Designs by Andrey Tkachenko - Industrial Design

Car Designs by Andrey Tkachenko - Industrial Design

Just to continue with our streak with Industrial Designs, we would like to feature the work from Andrey Tkachenko who is a freelance artist based in Nizhiy Novgorod, Russia. Mainly focusing his work into a blend of Industrial Design, Illustration, Motion Graphics, we are primary showcasing his car concepts and designs that are phenomenal in so many ways. I wish there was more information about Andrey on his process and even where does his inspiration comes from. Let’s enjoy his work and you can also find more of his work on Artstation.   More Information via Behance.

Google Mobile Day Illustrations by Leo Natsume

Illustration for Google Mobile Day by Leo Natsume

Google Mobile Day is an illustration and art direction project shared by Leo Natsume on his Behance profile. We have featured Leo's work quite often but he never stops delivering beautiful work. He is also from my hometown so that makes it even better. Jokes aside the work he did under MediaMonks for Google is top notch. Friendly illustrations combined with smooth animations is the recipe of success.  Leo Natsume is a designer, illustrator and animator based in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He is creative designer for the Group RBS and he has been featured here on Abduzeedo and on many other outlets. For more information check out his Behance profile at https://www.behance.net/leonatsume Illustration

Bad Neon - Poster Series

Bad Neon - Poster Series

This poster series has a lot of great elements that we love on Abduzeedo, first of all we’ve always been fan of everything related with the word: neon. Posters always have been one of our first love of design way before everything went digital with UI, UX, Interfaces and etc. Let’s take a closer look at the work of Tarek Okbir who is a graphic designer currently based Liège, Belgium. Other than focusing his work on UI/UX and Interface design, Tarek created his amazing poster series about very popular artists. As he called it the Music Edition, you can recognize artists such as Lana Del Rey, Alicia Keys and more. Hope you will like it! Hello, here are some illustrations I worked on, part of my Bad Neon project. In order: Stromae, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore, M.I.A, Alicia Keys, Drake, Lana Del Rey More information: http://www.fnkfrsh.be.

Le Cosmos de Star Wars II

Le Cosmos de Star Wars II

We are probably sure that you are excited for the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story coming out next month. Just like we are as well! You’ll probably be seeing lots of promotional content online, it’s all part of the campaign. We would like to share something more appropriate to us, how about a poster series? Let’s take a look at the work from Sébastien DEL GROSSO, he is a graphic designer, illustrator and photographer based in Paris, France. We’ve featured his work before on Abduzeedo, we love his versatility, techniques and willing to try different mediums. Let’s enjoy the latest of his series entitled: Le Cosmos de Star Wars. More information: https://sebastiendelgrosso.myportfolio.com.

Round Things - Falling Illustration

Round Things - Falling Illustration

We would like to feature the work from Amr Elshamy on Abduzeedo, it’s a shame we’ve never featured him before. He is a self-taught artist based in Egypt and has worked with brands like Adobe, Microsoft, Chevrolet USA and more. Amr has many talent and going from filmmaking to digital art, I guess this is one of the best perks of being a freelance. You can choose to do whatever you feel like or what is your goal you are leaning towards. Let’s take a look at the series called: Round Things where by using very simple techniques, Amr was able to create imaginative creations. So creative that one of his pieces is featured Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 Splash Screen. You should definitely also check out his tutorial on how he made that piece as well, just click right here. ​My work "falling..." has been featured on the splash screen of Adobe Photoshop CC 2017.   More information: http://www.hotamr.com.

In Love with Japan - Illustrations

In Love with Japan - Illustrations

I believe that traveling with the main purpose to wander and explore; together helps immensely to feed your brain at your journey and tremendously contribute at boosting your creativity. What do we all do when you are in a country where you’ve never been before? You look to understand how the people live, the architecture, tourist attractions and everything. We would like to feature the work from Johana Kroftová and her series entitled: In Love with Japan. She’s a junior Art Direction/Designer based in Prague, Czech Republic; recently coming back from a trip to Japan. She visited Japanese cities like: Okinawa, Tokyo and Nara; Johana has created a series of minimalistic illustrations after being inspired of the places she has been. Hope you will enjoy! Illustration for book about Japan trip. Minimalistic illustration about Japanese places. More information via Behance.

Movie Poster Series by Laura Racero

Movie Poster Series by Laura Racero

We’ve been encountering a several designers having their take in movie posters. I mean who doesn’t love movies? We are still waiting in line for movies and eating popcorn! We are still embracing the movie experience at its best. With the amount of content we can find online about our favourite movies, with that much content it’s always great what you can stir up with a redesign and a concept. Especially when you just watched the movie and you’re feeling inspired to create. We are taking at some of the movie concepts from Laura Racero who is a freelance art director, designer and illustrator in Madrid, Spain. We’ll also include some of her personal concepts where she has done a beautiful job at blending elements together from stock photos. Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny." – Aristotle   More information: http://lauraracero.com.

STARDECK - Ultimate Deck of Cards

STARDECK - Ultimate Deck of Cards

STARDECK is a custom deck of poker-sized playing cards, the design and illustrations were done by Lunar Saloon, and printed by The United States Playing Card Company. The project was launched on Kickstarter and is waiting for our support. The people behind Lunar Saloon are my good friend Alex Griendling and his wife Meg Griendling. As we could expect the illustrations are beyond stylish and in addition to that there is a beautiful Kickstarter-exclusive wooden etching where they worked with Neutral Ground to produce. We struck out to create STARDECK after unsuccessful attempts at finding a well-designed set of sci-fi themed playing cards. Most are based off of existing properties like Star Wars or Star Trek, and their face cards are decorated with uninspiring photography. In response, we created our own world and filled it with richly illustrated characters in the style of classic card art - Lunar Saloon. STARDECK tells of four archetypal sci-fi factions as they vie for control over Proxima B, Earth's terrestrial neighbor in the Proxima Centauri system. Proxima B's native population, the aliens whose subterranean existence has earned them the moniker "Spades", defend their world from outside invaders. Their overwhelming numbers are enabling them to fend off Earth's militarized colonization effort. The Hearts, an advanced robot population, aid Earth's various civilian and military factions via combat, manufacturing, and espionage; all while advocating for equal treatment and representation on Earth. The Club, Earth's most decorated combat unit, was the first to touch down on Proxima B. Quickly overrun by the Spade horde, its surviving members defend their landing site from the planet's hostile natives. The Diamond Corporation, currently profiting from a lucrative arms market, are diversifying into natural resource commodities, arriving on Proxima B with the goal of claiming rights to the planet's unassigned lands. Card designs and illustrations About Lunar Saloon Lunar Saloon is the Minneapolis-based creative studio of Alex and Meg Griendling. With nine years of industry experience, we've worked with clients like Google, Tumblr, IGN, Game Informer, and Double Fine. We hope that STARDECK will be the first of many fun products in our studio's lineup.

Stylish Illustration Work of Chris Reath

Stylish Illustration Work of Chris Reath

Chris Reath shared some incredible illustration work on his Dribbble profile most of them featuring strong contrast with some vibrant accent colors. In addition to that he beautifully worked with isometric perspectives. The result is some stunning compositions like the "paint the black hole blacker" and "An Ode to Radio Raheem". The latter was a homage to Bill Nunn. Chris is a graphic designer located in Orlando, Florida. With experience in a range of projects from illustrations, graphic design to UI and UX. You can catch him making stuff on his Behance, Dribbble, and Instagram. Illustration

&Pizza - Packaging design

&Pizza - Packaging design

&Pizza is a packaging design and illustration project created by Futura for a Washington DC based chain restaurant famous for their crafted pizza, and for their retribution to society. The challenge presented to Futura was to come up with a series of designs celebrating individuality and freedom. The result is a beautiful set of simple black and white illustrations for the pizza boxes as well as labels for bottles. Take a look after the break and let us know what you think. Project description   They were given the task of designing a series of boxes with certain inspiration which reflected &Pizza’s vision. What they are all about is celebrating individuality, that is one of the main reasons we got absolute freedom, and how they came up with the packaging design for this project. - Behance Each pizza box has its own graphic inspiration behind, going from Americana theme, to Street Art. We even got to design our own Futura themed box. &Pizza also crafts their own sodas, and teas offering completely new products to their costumers. Futura designed the branding for their beverages (5 flavored sodas, crafted teas and wine). Each one with just one specific petition: make them feel like a unity, but each line with a completely different feeling. - Futura Packaging Design About Futura Futura is an Independent Design Studio, boutique-like workshop that seeks to redefine the Mexican design values, maintaining functionality, wit and charisma. They specialize in resource optimization paying attention to every detail. For more information check out http://byfutura.com/ Photos by: Non Form