Exotic Destinations On Earth is a graphic design project created and shared by JIMMI TUAN and Bratus ™. The idea was to create a calendar and gift for students to get confident for an ESL english test. The restult is a set of beautiful illustrations about the most exotic destinations in our planet. From the desert to rout 66, there are many well-known and not so popular places, but the style and composition of the graphic design pieces are top notch. Below you can see them all. Project description Premium IELTS is an online English preparation course, helping Planet’s student take the IELTS test with confidence. Bratus was asked to come up with an idea for the Calendar as an Appreciation Gift . These special presents will be gratefully handed to each students when they enroll in the course. Live. Study. Explore. In collaboration and discussion with clients, Bratus come up with a concept of opening opportunities to students successfully achieving high scores in future IELTS examination . Exotic Destinations on earth is a collection of various Minimal Illustrations. Through Geometry, in combination of lighting and shadow, We would like to take readers on a Journey of Mystery Places, from the immense dessert to the deepest cave Graphic design Credits Creative Director / Art Direction: Jimmi Tuan Project Lead / Senior Graphic Designer: Trang Pham Illustration: Trang Pham, Tonbui Support Designer: Huynh Co Account: Thanh Diem, Hien Nguyen Client: IELTS Planet Design Agency: Bratus
Hah! The 80s, a beautiful era that never ceases to come back and to bring us back memories from the past, where everything was wildly different. Let's take a look at France-based visual artist/art director named Quentin Deronzier. His art is a mixture of a trippy colour palette and yet abstract to make us feel like we are in a middle of sci-fi world, like the Omni Magazine. I just love his style and can't help to appreciate the level of experimentation, hope you will like it too! Behind this art is the work from Quentin Deronzier who is a visual artist and art director based in Annecy, France. You should definitely check out his Behance where you can see more of his latest experiements/work. Photo Gallery More Links Check out Quentin's Personal Site: quentinderonzier.tumblr.com Follow Quentin on Instagram Check out also his Tumblr
We are looking at the conceptual art & illustration work of Sylvain Sarrailh who is currently based in France. His stylish art always has been a mixture of illustration and also painting. What I like about his art is the non-presence of the main character which is presented as a shadowed silhouette, kind of giving this "Seul Au Monde" atmosphere across. We would definitely suggest you guys check out his ArtStation where you'll see more of his latest work, hope you will enjoy! Behind this art, we are featuring the stunning work from Sylvain Sarrailh who is a freelance concept artist based in Toulouse, France. We have featured his work before on ABDZ. It's nice to see his progression at crafting his art throughout the years, it has definitely been rewarding for him. Photo Gallery More Links Follow Sylvain's Work on ArtStation Follow also Sylvain on Behance
An unaware bystander might read the title an ask what's the big deal of doodles. Well, when the artist behind a doodle is a very talented person, then you take doodling to a new level. It becomes doodle art, and this is amazing. I'm amazed by the level of precision @Visothkakvei has... you may visit his Instagram to see some of the videos he publishes, and I tell you, this guy draws as if he was a printer, most time without even a sketch underneath. Talk about confidence when drawing. I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;) Uma publicação compartilhada por Visothkakvei (@visothkakvei) em Jan 16, 2017 às 3:47 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Visothkakvei (@visothkakvei) em Dez 19, 2016 às 2:55 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Visothkakvei (@visothkakvei) em Dez 16, 2016 às 7:57 PST Uma publicação compartilhada por Visothkakvei (@visothkakvei) em Mai 31, 2017 às 7:50 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Visothkakvei (@visothkakvei) em Mai 30, 2017 às 4:42 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Visothkakvei (@visothkakvei) em Mai 15, 2017 às 9:40 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Visothkakvei (@visothkakvei) em Mar 22, 2017 às 2:27 PDT
Let's kickstart this week with a series of gradient exploration by Yuliya Shumilina, a Miami-based designer. I love these! If you remove the factor of the colour palette, I just liked how each pieces create an atmosphere with the shapes, shadows and lighting. Especially the lighting, it's just gradients but it does have a sense of depth across. This can definitely go into abstract art, what do you guys think? Behind this series, we have the work from Yuliya Shumilina who is visual designer based in Miami, FL, USA. He focus his work into web design, brand identity and illustration, you should give him a follow on Behance. Photo Gallery More Links Check out Yuliya's Personal Site at yuliyashumilina.myportfolio.com Make sure to follow Yuliya on Behance
It's awesome to find an artist's portfolio filled with gorgeous digital artworks, such as these by Polish illustrator Magdalena Radziej. She comes up with astonishing concept pieces! These are only a handful of her works... for more, please visit her portfolio! I hope you enjoy these. Cheers! ;)
Nuria Madrid published a series of beautiful artworks from her latest graphic design projects on her Behance Profile. They feature super clean 3D elements with a modern and vibrant color palette. As she mentions in the post, they are a "assortment of illustrations I've done in the past few months mostly for magazines." The editorial work is for N by Norwegian, Bättre Liv, Holmen Paper, Yorokobu (personal), Excelente by Iberia, Zeit Campus mag. Below we showcase some of our favorite ones. Nuria is a Designer + Art director based in sunny Barcelona. After spending some years working in advertising agencies as an art director now she is trying to focus her work on design and 3D illustration. "I love colors, isometric images, geometry and detail filled compositions." she says and also adds that she is open for collaborations with other designers as well. For more information check out: http://www.nuriamadrid.com/ Graphic design and art direction
Let's take a look at this mural design & illustration by our good friend Ben Johnston who has been doing beautiful and crazy huge murals for the last couple years. We always have been fan of his work on ABDZ and also seeing his progression as well. Let's sit back and admire his latest on a mural for a distillery located in Toronto. Art that is indeed going to be frozen in time. Behind this mural is the work from Ben Johnston who is a designer and letterer based in Toronto, Canada. You should definitely follow his lettering works on Behance. Custom typographic mural designed and painted for Yongehurst Distillery in Toronto Photo Gallery More Links Check out Ben's Personal Site at benjohnston.ca/ Make sure to follow Ben on Behance
We were so delighted when we received a note of new illustration work from Darren Gate, an illustrator focusing mainly within educational, children's and editorial markets. A talented storyteller with a knack for character creation he enjoys conveying humor, intrigue and sometimes a little sadness too. His mediums of choice tend to be watercolor, acrylic inks and pastels with final editing in Photoshop. As a new mom myself who struggles with getting her 1 year old to eat carrots I was immediately drawn to Darren's charming story about a young girl who, you guessed it, won't eat carrots! Check his smile-inducing illustrations here and be sure to peruse his entire site for even more eye-catching work. Illustration work About Darren Gate Darren and I am an Illustrator based in bonnie Glasgow, Scotland. My experience ranges across editorial illustration, children's fiction and educational resources, Graphic Design and Animation. For more information check out https://darrengate.myportfolio.com/
Le Petit Prince is a graphic design project created and shared by Rafa Miqueleto. It was a commissioned work done inspired by The Little Prince movie. One of the coolest things about this project is the tools and materials used. It's a paper craft full of style. The details and the dimensionality added by layers of papers and folds is just beautiful. In addition to that, and the most amazing in my opinion, is the irregularities of the cuts. I have tried to do this type of work in Illustration and Photoshop, however it always end up looking to uniform or computer generated. Nothing can beat the real deal, it's almost a homage to graphic design projects from a different era, an era without computers. Rafa Miqueleto is a graphic designer and illustrator from Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has a super strong portfolio with more amazing projects like this one. I highly recommend you to check it out at http://cargocollective.com/miqueleto Graphic design and paper craft Making Of
Taking a break from writing a long article and share an illustration by our good friend Rik Oostenbroek for the movie Ghost in the Shell. His work was going to be used as official content for social media campaigns, activation and etc. What's cool about this illustration is that Rik got full "Carte Blanche" on the direction which allowed to really push the envelope. You should definitely check out that little timelapse as well. Behind this illustration, we have featuring the work of our good friend Rik Oostenbroek who is a freelance art director/artist working mainly in creative direction, design and illustration. Help him break his 100K mark of followers on Instagram. ...the honor I felt working with and for them in such an organic way was immense.Therefore I really wanted to try out new things, push my modeling, texturing and lighting skills for this project. Just for the sake of learning and not repeating myself, that's also the reason why I choose to go for a dark portrait instead of a bright one. Timelapse Project Gallery More Links Follow Rik's work on Behance Check out Rik's pictures/stories on Instagram
I've always been fascinated with space and its deep void, what about an illustration series that is giving up a glimpse and also a tour of our whole 9 planets from the solar system. Well, this is what motion designer Mitch Myers created and it's just stunning. Everything made in Cinema 4D so it's giving us quality with a mix of realism and look. What's cool about it too is that they are all optimized and animation ready for your next project. For more information, please click here. Behind this series, we are sharing the work of Mitch Myers who is a motion designer based in St-Louis, USA. I loved the fact that he add this phrase into this profile: "Specializing in telling stories without words." Pretty awesome, give him a follow on Behance.
Tanta is an artist from BKK, Thailand, but currently based in San Francisco. She comes up with amazingly stylish artworks, which seem to be biographical. Casual meetings and meaningful moments beautifully illustrated. The details on these pieces are pretty awesome, and you may even see the evolution of these in her Behance portfolio. I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;) The Orangutan House GARI GARI That day at St. Paul's YOSEMITE
We are sharing a typographic series that just makes you go Wow! just by its splendid concept and even more about the execution. Have you ever took a picture of a mosaic tile composition and try to position the shot with your shoes? I know I did! That's basically the concept behind Fauxsaics , a series of typographic mosaic illustrations designed by New York-based designer Nicholas Misani. What I love about this series is not only there's a good amount of work in the typography, there's also even more details to the mosaic as well. These are the kind of projects we love seeing on Abduzeedo! Behind this fun series is the stunning work from Nicholas Misani who is a designer based in New York, USA. Passionate about typography and calligraphy; he's also working at Louise Fili Ltd as a senior designer. A place where he gets and as I quote: "create quintessentially Italian, historically-inspired design and lettering every day". Fauxsaics are lettering-based, mosaic illustrations where the form is dictated by the limitations of traditional mosaic technique.
One thing I love about art is that an illustration is like a window into an artist's mind, soul, or whatever you might call it. Some artworks and paintings are super happy, with bright, colorful details right at your face. Some others express deep meaning through fewer elements and simpler colors. Elicia Edijanto is one of those artists that tell us a lot through her artworks. From Jakarta, Indonesia, she comes up with these beautiful illustrations that are so contemplative that it might reach the deepest corner of one's soul and have an effect on it. This is the kind of art that makes you trip, wonder, dream, all at once, wherever you are. Something very powerful indeed... well, some might say that art is a weapon of mass destruction. Destruction of an ugly, lifeless world. Let there be art, let there be more of Elicia's beautiful mind. Elicia's artworks For more of Elicia's artworks, please visit her personal website, Instagram or portfolio at Behance! I hope you enjoy these as much as I did! Cheers. ;)
I've always been fascinated about the amount of time spent on an illustration or a painting, maybe it's because I am not patient enough. On the other hand, let's take a look at the stunning work of Maria Tiurina and her art. She focus her work into digital art and character design as well, we are looking at her most detailed watercolour painting to date, it took months to create from the light pencil to the final result. You should definitely check out the timelapse video below. This is the work from Maria Tiurina who is an illustrator based in London, UK. Across her tremendous skillset, you can notice a change in her art throughout the projects and it's quite amazing! Crafting her art at its finest, you should check out her store at over Society6. Eden was inspired by one of my favourite paintings that is Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights. Eden is about 75cm x 25cm, and it took several months to create from a light pencil sketch to a full colour piece. Timelapse
Game Design is definitely a category we don't feature enough on Abduzeedo, that being said let's take a look at what might be a glimpse of Paris in the year of 2084 through the eyes of Paul Chadeisson. These are actually illustrations from a game named: Rememberme, I love the futuristic influence that totally reminds of Blade Runner which is quite interesting knowingly the beauty of the streets of Paris with a modern flair from Tokyo. Published on Behance, we are following the work of Paul Chadeisson who is a digital artist and game developer based in Paris, France. Paul has also worked on Movie/TV series for Robin Hood, Final Fantasy, Tron: Uprising and more. You should definitely check out his work.