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THE KIDS RETURN: Tokyo Exhibition

THE KIDS RETURN: Tokyo Exhibition

I've been a great fan of Alexandre Osmoze for a long time, I've been to one of his exhibits and he's genuinely a great person as well. Other than his great personality, his work is just a real reflection of his talents. Working with your hands will always still be the primary thing to explore or to keep in your habits as a designer. Knowingly your real core to a level of understanding the things we do every single day and once was part of our routine without any technology. So let's dive into the sublime work of Alexandre Osmoze for his 2nd exhibit in Anagra, Japan. Hope you will enjoy!     Video     About Alexandre Osmoze Brakha Alexandre is an artist that does a lot of everything, from street art, drawing, illustration, art direction, designing and more. Just everything. He's currently based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and we can clearly see that he has a pure passion for the islands of Japan through his art. For more information: https://www.behance.net/osmoze.

Swatch POP

Swatch POP

Our good friend Rik Oostenbroek has been doing incredible for many many years and he never ceased to upscale his work, change the pace and explore new mediums. These are the right recipes from your personal work to attract possible clients sometimes big brands to work with, well it is the case with Rik. Swatch approached Rik for his experimental & personal FRGMNTS series. We are taking a closer look at his recent work for Swatch where he had to create two pieces and one in front of a live audience in a POP-up Gallery. Swatch invited to create unique artworks based on their new POP line. All pieces had to include at least one of the new watches and I had to do one piece live in their POP-up gallery in Amsterdam. That's why I decided to go for a paint approach, not only because it fits the artistic values for the brand itself, but also because it would be interesting to show a process like that in real-life.     About Rik Oostenbroek Other than being a professional Karaoke Singer, Rik is a self-taught designer and art director based in Hilversum, Netherlands. For the past years, Rik has worked with brands like Swatch, Nike, Mazda, ESPN and more. Make sure to follow his Instagram to follow his daily work. For more information: http://rikoostenbroek.com.

Mazda 787B Ilustration

Mazda 787B Ilustration

Our good friend PJ Tierney just shared his latest illustration about the Mazda 787B and we totally dig it so we had to share his work on Abduzeedo. One thing we do enjoy from PJ's work is that he's not shy at sharing his entire process as well. For many artists and designers, learning from one's another process is a very great way to learn any new techniques and get inspired. By the level of details of this illustration, PJ haven't forgot any details and truly shows his great passion in Motorsports.     Video     About PJ Tierney PJ works as the Community Management Assistant at Konami Europe. Other than being a real passionate on good design and creativity, PJ has a huge passion for Motorsport. Since the early ages, PJ was drawing his way up to Fine Art and now he enjoys sharing his creative process and creative projects. For more information: http://pjtierney.net.

Labyrinths

Labyrinths

I am a fan of the game Monument Valley, the aesthetics and the way the player have to solve puzzles is quite catching. Labyrinths, a project from JR Schmidt has the same feel, however JR adds the mazes to the formula to create an incredible composition. Just the maze pattern for me is already awesome, but the rest of the details really make the work shine. JR Smith is a motion designer from New York currently working for the Google Creative Lab. For more information check out http://cargocollective.com/jrschmidt/

Illustrative Work of Turgay Mutlay

Illustrative Work of Turgay Mutlay

Personal Projects. Side-Projects. Whatever how you wanna call it. In my mind, it should be part of your journey/career to always keep a balance in your work and life. Whatever it is a freelance project or completely personal, the fact that you are making something else out of the workspace. We never know where this project could end up going towards your path. On Abduzeedo, we do love personal projects! And we would love to share the work from Turgay Mutlay and his illustrative work.     About Turgay Mutlay Turgay is an Art Director, Illustrator and UI designer currently based in Turkey, Istanbul. Apart from work, Turgay enjoy drawing and prepping/designing minimal and creative personal works. For more information, check out his Instagram https://www.instagram.com/turgaymutlay.

Back to the Future Triology Box Set

Back to the Future Triology Box Set

All of us for sure know what is the Back To The Future Triology, this kind of movies were made in the 80s for the 80s. It has been risen popularity since, even after more than 30 years. I get goosebumps every time whenever I watch it (probably gonna watch it tonight). That Delorean Car has been my favourite of mine since forever. The folks over DKNG just released their work they did for Mondo to commemorate that historic date from BTTF 2 by making the 6-LP vinyl box set. Check it out!     About DKNG Studios DKNG is a creative studio based in Los Angeles, Californi. Coming from a background of music and entertainment, they have worked with brands like: Warner Brothers, Paramount, Disney, HBO and more. For more information: http://www.dkngstudios.com.

A Geometry a Day

A Geometry a Day

We see a lot of designers doing daily personal projects, like a letter a day, or a photo a day, however I love the idea of Isabella Conticello to work on a geometry a day. She simply explored basic shapes, simple colors to create a series of very cool designs. One thing that is really cool to see is her evolution in terms of trying to come up with something. I used to do a tutorial a week and did that for over 5 years, so I appreciate the commitment of these great designers. For more information about Isabella check out her Behance page

The Illustrative Work of Amanda Mocci

The Illustrative Work of Amanda Mocci

I don't know if you remember Amanda Mocci but we've featured her before on Abduzeedo. And since then, she has been doing Editorial work for Fast Company, Canon, Elle Canada, Cirque du Soleil and just to name a few. Keeping her passion for portraits, Amanda has adopted her skills as a career (yay!) and things have been working well. She recently was featured into Society6's new art Quarterly. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); About Amanda Mocci Amanda is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Montreal, Qc in Canada. She's coming from a background in book and magazine design where simplicity and functionality rules at any levels. She's always experimenting with traditional mediums and techniques so she can take on different kind of projects. For more information: http://www.amandamocci.com

10 Towers of the Netherlands

10 Towers of the Netherlands

Cityspaces, some of us enjoyed chasing rooftops so they snap a selfie at a crazy (and dangerous) altitude, or take a picture of our shoes at the corner view of some building. Well some others like Coen Pohl who would rather illustrate them. It's safer! We've featured his work before and it's always an interesting pleasure to see what he's up with his cityscape isometric-style of artworks. Hope you will enjoy! We often forget to look up when we walk or cycle around the city. A shame, because there are many beautiful - be it old or modern - towers in the Netherlands with great architectural details. This personal projects aims to showcase these towers in a more abstract way, where I focus purely on the shapes of these towers. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); About Coen Pohl Coen Pohl is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator based in (obviously) Amsterdam, Netherlands. We look forward to see more of his isometric artworks. For more information, check out his Behance profile https://www.behance.net/coenpohl

Ocati Branding & Illustrations

Ocati Branding & Illustrations

Ocati is a Colombian brand that mainly exports exotic fruits to Europe. Design studio Siegenthaler &Co created more than a logo, they created the form of expression of the brand with more than 32 illustrations in watercolor , in order to show their products. All with a botanical expedition inspiration, check it out! For more from Siegenthaler &Co visit siegenthaler.co.

Alphabet Illustrations

Alphabet Illustrations

We posted about the work of Flavio Montiel a few times here on ABDZ and he always keep surprising us. I saw that he has been doing a daily series on Dribbble of beautiful compositions of the alphabet letters. He is already on the letter M so we decided that it should be featured here on ABDZ Flavio Montiel, is an Art Director and 3D Artist based in São Paulo, Brazil. After 4 years working as an Art Director for Harley-Davidson, he quit his job and started his own studio called Bodi Multimedia, which is more focused on web. It was around that time he realized that he couldn’t hold back his love for illustration anymore and started to work as freelance illustrator as well. 3D for me was always more like a hobby and i’ve been learning it for about 10 years. Even though i’ve worked for a few agencies and a very wide range of clients as a Designer and Art Director, and even as a freelancer developer, 3D was always with me on those moments when you want to create something cool from the top of your head, without the pressure of it being a paid job, nothing more. For more information check out Flavio's work at http://flaviomontiel.com/

Moody Illustrations by Elicia Edijanto

Moody Illustrations by Elicia Edijanto

Since starting Abduzeedo I've come across an infinite number of inspiring illustrations varying in style. Colorful, 80s, 90s, 3D, you name it and we've probably published it and continue to find inspiration from incredible artists around the globe. To date, I have to say that the work that Elicia Edijanto shared on his Behance profile really deserves to be at the top of my list. It reminds me of the game Limbo because of the mood and aesthetics, however Elicia's work has far more texture and personality. One of the things that make the work shine in my opinion is the mix of techniques, drawing and painting with just some brush splatters. Add to that, an interesting combination of subjects, like the friendship of a boy and a bear or other animals and you have a beautiful and moody set of illustrations. For more information make sure to check out Elicia's page at https://www.behance.net/eliciaedijanto

Eerie Illustraitons by Adrian Fernandez

Eerie Illustrations by Adrian Fernandez

When it comes to illustrations there are things that really catch my attention, one of them is when they have a sort of eerie mystery - almost like making me think about existence and solitude. Atmos, a project by Adrian Fernandez captures that quite well, perhaps, due to the lonely character present in all compositions or the dark tone. The truth is, they are quite inspiring. Adrian Fernandez is a Graphic Designer & Illustrator from Nuremberg, Germany. He is passionate about Graphic Design, Branding, Illustration, Editorial Design and Typography. He also has just recently graduated from university and is freelancing, currently working for a band called Be My Island and the App Themeboard. For more information check out http://adrianfernandez.me/

Digital Art of Aaron Campbell

Digital Art of Aaron Campbell

Abduzeedo is quite familiar with Aaron Campbell's work, we love his style/mixture of vibrant colours and illustrative world that he's so great at portraying. His work is impressive to say, a combination of tools like Adobe Photoshop and Sketching. We truly admire and great fans of his Droplets Series and hope you'll enjoy the latest of Aaron's work. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); About Aaron Campbell Aaron is an illustrator and Photoshop Guru currently based from Vancouver, Canada that specializes and focus his work in Illustration, Digital Art, Retouching. For more information check out Aaron's Behance Profile: https://www.behance.net/ecstatic

Hand Draw Album Cover Design

Designer Shangning Wang put together this amazing hand draw illustration for the Chinese rock band Chino's Album cover. This project aims to demonstrate and visualize Chinos’ songs. The theme of this album is “dreams and fairy tale”. Some research on dreams suggests that the vast majority of people actually used to dream in black and white. For more from Shangning Wang visit behance.net/Shangning. Art direction, illustration and editorial design for Chinese rock band Chinos's album. Hand draw illustration. Designers play vital roles in music industry. Majority of people follow the visual games set by designers. Graphic designers not only design the album covers, not only make the music videos, we also design audiences’ visual memory of the music. Songs and illustrations, dreams and memories. Chinos’ new album is modern fairy tales. This project aims to demonstrate and visualize Chinos’ songs. The theme of this album is “dreams and fairy tale”. Some research on dreams suggests that the vast majority of people actually used to dream in black and white. I wish to remind the audiences of their own dreams, hoping to make them stop for a minute, and start to create their fairy tales.

Incredible Illustrations by Beeple

Incredible Illustrations by Beeple

Commitment is a key factor of the learning process and to evolve in whatever you are doing. I believe there's only way to commit to something, it's to do it repeatedly until it becomes natural. Focus, learn, repeat. Mike Winkelmann, also known as Beeple has been doing that everyday for the past 8 years. He has been creating an artwork every single day and the result is nothing short of amazing. Beeple is Mike Winkelmann, a graphic designer from Appleton, Wisconsin, USA. His short films have screened at onedotzero, Prix Ars Electronica, the Sydney Biennale, Ann Arbor Film Festival and many others. He has also released a series of Creative Commons live visuals that have been used by electronic acts such as deadmau5, Taio Cruz, Tiësto, Amon Tobin, Wolfgang Gartner, Flying Lotus and many others. He currently releases work on Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder imprint. I'm on my eighth consecutive year of everydays (haven't missed a day!) and this year I'll be doing a render everyday using Cinema 4D and mostly Octane, but will also be incorporating Houdini, Worldmachine, 3DCoat, Daz3D, Fusion360, Moi3D and more!!! :) For more information, check out http://www.beeple-crap.com/

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. ;)