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Unbelievable Hand Painted Artworks by Glenn Wolk

Unbelievable Hand Painted Artworks by Glenn Wolk

I'm crying here. It's like I've just looked at an eclipse... it's a beautiful thing, but it might get you blind by its power and beauty. I'm talking about the work of New York based artist Glenn Wolk. This guy comes up with the most beautiful pieces of hand painted badges and logos I've ever seen. Look at this with caution... Glenn has an out-of-this-world kind of talent. He's got a fantastic style and amazing skills to come up with such eye candy pieces. This is a truly brief selection of his artworks. For much more of it, please VISIT his portfolio at Behance or at his personal portfolio. I hope you enjoy this eclipse. Cheers! ;) This is me looking at Glenn's work.

Beautiful Artworks by Clement Dartigues

Beautiful Artworks by Clement Dartigues

I really enjoy seeing how well some artists illustrate environments. The lightning, the mood, the details, are all important pieces of a fine scenario, and Clement Dartigues is a talented French artist with some fine skills doing beautiful scenes of nature and more. Here you can see some of his artworks. Gotta love his style! Cartoonish and very well finished with much attention to the details! For more of his work, please visit his portfolio at ArtStation. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did! Cheers! ;)

'Tales from The Smith' Pulp Comic Book

'Tales from The Smith' Pulp Comic Book

Butcher Billy, a Brazilian artist located in Curitiba, comes up with the most brilliant pulp comic book covers ever. He's got an awesome taste for 80's music and it serves as his inspiration for a series of covers. One of the best is the Cure series, as you can see below! This guy is a beast and these are only a handful of his pieces. For more of it and more 80's icons like The Smiths and others, please visit his portfolio at Behance and if you want to buy products with these artworks, visit him at Redbubble. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did! Cheers. ;)

 Moments of the Future - Illustration

Moments of the Future - Illustration

The first week of 2016 is wrapping up and nothing better than some stylish illustrations to inspire our weekend ahead. Moments of the Future is a set of illustrations created by Artua and they are simply awesome. They look like concept art from the Star Wars movie or Mad Max. I only wish I could get one of those as a poster for my office. Talented artists made it almost impossible to find any secrets in fantastic world of future. Being inspired by master’s work we have decided to try ourselves in the area brand new for us. It’s a real pleasure to see how tablet’s stylus brings life to mysterious landscapes, where elephants of overseas merchants are walking along with incredible machines and where reactive drones are drifting down the streets of ancient cities.

South Bank Tower Illustration

South Bank Tower Illustration

I feel that since flat became the new trend we started to see more of the same style of work, sometimes making it impossible to decipher if they were from different illustrators. Of course there are exceptions to every rule and that's the case of the illustrations created by Tom Haugomat for the South Bank Tower. The simplicity yet unique perspective and style set the work apart from the rest. Tom Haugomat is an illustrator based in Paris, France. His work have been shown in publications like XXI, Le Monde and many others. He also works as an animated film director with Bruno Mangyoku. For more information about Tom check out http://tomhaugomat.tumblr.com/

Create your Future - Paper Craft

Create your Future - Paper Craft

We have posted about paper illustrations so many times, however it seems that there's always a new project that blows our minds and makes us feel obligated to share here on ABDZ. That's the case of the project by John Ed De Vera titled Create your Future. It's that good. What makes this project special is the depth that John was able to create by using layers of paper and folding techniques. The result is a real 3D effect with beautiful shadows and a lot of dimensionality. John Ed De Vera is a multidisciplinary designer, with a penchant for lettering, paper-cutting, and experimenting with different and new media. His philosophy of creativity has so far led to finding new ways to push and innovate his craft, unafraid of learning new things and twisting them in his very own creative way. For special projects and collaborations check out http://johned.co/

Eerie Illustrations of an Apocalyptical World

Eerie Illustrations of an Apocalyptical World

The past few weeks I have been posting more about editorial design, interfaces and some web design. I have been focusing my time on those subjects because it's part of my job but I never stop checking out illustrations and digital art projects for inspiration. A couple of weeks ago I stumbled upon the work of Yuri Shwedoff on our Daily Inspiration. It was the artwork with the X-wing fighter. I was amazed by the style and mood of the illustration so for this post I want to feature a little bit more about Yuri's work. One of the things that really caught my attention about Yuri's work is the subject that he explores. It's an apocalyptical world of old spaceships and eclipses. It reminds me a bit of some scenes of the new Star Wars movie, mixed with a dark Mad Max. I love when I have this feeling when seeing illustrations, they really make my imagination fly. For more information check out https://www.behance.net/yurishwedoff

Santa Claus Illustrations & Animations

Santa Claus Illustrations & Animations

Today is Christmas Eve and we would like to wish everyone a merry Christmas so we selected some really cool Santa Claus illustrations and animations to get you on the Christmas spirit. Enjoy! by Steve Roberts by Oxygenna by Wanda Arca by thanks but no thanks by Andra Popovici by James Pierechod by Loris F. Alessandria by Maxi Albella by Not Flipper

More Stylish Artworks by Olly Moss

More Stylish Artworks by Olly Moss

Back in 2011 we featured for the first time the work of phenomenal artist Olly Moss. He kept doing top notch art, filled with pop culture references and awesome subjects. Check out a brief update on his work! Game of Thrones, Guardians of the Galaxy, Breaking Bad and more... Olly is a best when it comes to cool inspiration! Of course, these are only a handful of his latest work. For much more, please visit his Tumblr! I hope you enjoy these as much as I did! Cheers. ;)

Super Dope Characters by Adrian Dadich

Super Dope Characters by Adrian Dadich

Yet another week has passed us by, and very few things are as cool as a well designed, dope character. Some artists are really good in coming up with these, and here are some of you to enjoy, by Australian artist Adrian Dadich. Adrian is a super talented artist. Good love his style, which is very detailed and well finished. For more of his work, please visit his portfolio at DeviantART. I hope you enjoy these as much as we did! Cheers! ;)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Noir

Today I am changing a bit of the focus of the posts to focus strictly on the much anticipated launch of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Opening in theaters here in the US tomorrow, I felt compelled to celebrate the latest chapter in Star Wars history. In lieu of posting regular fan art I had to post about the work that Marko Manev posted which merges another of my passions, Noir style. The artworks are quite inspiring, simple, elegant and of course noir. Marko Manev, born 1985 in Skopje, Macedonia is a conceptual mixed-media artist, graphic designer & illustrator. He graduated in fine arts and has worked as a graphic designer in advertising. Manev has initiated and has taken part in several NGOs and cultural organizations where he worked as a lecturer and an executive director. Also, he has written and illustrated several short story comic books. Manev is an active artist both in the fine art and in the pop-culure tribute art scene. Currently he is working as a freelance designer and illustrator, creates limited edition prints and movie posters For more information about Marko's work check out http://www.markomanev.com/

Great Artworks by Yu Yiming

Great Artworks by Yu Yiming

It's always nice to see an artist coming up with sweet artworks, filled with nice ideas, scenarios and characters. Yu Yiming is a Chinese artist that does great pieces of art, like these below! Check it out. These are pretty awesome, with a very nice style. For more of these, please visit the artist's portfolio at ArtStation! I hope you enjoy these as much as we did! Cheers. ;)

Waves of Color Illustrations

Waves of Color Illustrations

This is another amazing project by the super creative Charis Tsevis. A series of neofuturistic artworks, studies and illustrations brought to life by the mix of shapes and colors. Very interesting style and very inspirational. Check it out! For more from Charis Tsevis visit tsevis.com.

Cover Design by Ray Oranges

Cover Design by Ray Oranges

We are getting to the end of another year, and among several posts we published on this blog there are some that stand out. Usually it's the post that was just published :) - just joking, but not completely because the images we are sharing in this post are quite inspiring. Ray Oranges, a designer and illustrator from Florence, Italy shared a project on his Behance profile that has truly beautiful vector illustrations, playing with negative space and geometric lines. The work is a series of illustration covers for Norme & Tributi MESE_Il Sole 24 Ore. For more information check out http://www.ray-oranges.com/

More Dope Artworks by Ryan Putnam

More Dope Artworks by Ryan Putnam

We really can't get enough of a good set of dope illustrations. Some artists have mastered coolness and are a very talented bunch. One of these is San Francisco based artist Ryan Putnam. He's been featured a couple times here at Abduzeedo, and he's done more awesome pieces, so here he is one more time! These are fantastic as usual. He's kept his game pretty tight. For more of his work, please visit his portfolio at Dribbble! I hope you enjoy these as much as we do! Cheers! ;)

Slick Artworks by Icky H

Slick Artworks by Icky H

Time for more slick artworks! This time we're featuring the super cool work of English artist Icky H. This is a fantastic set, full of style and awesome technique. The artist is definitely very talented! For more of these, please visit the artist's portfolio at ArtStation! I hope you enjoy these. Cheers! ;)

A Better World Project by Moniker SF

A Better World Project by Moniker SF

It's always great to see a sweet set of vector artworks. Moniker SF, a San Francisco based company came up with awesome illustrations for Herman Miller, the mythical chair company. Here you can see some awesome pieces of the project. Each year Herman Miller releases a report documenting their efforts to build a better world through environmental advocacy, inclusiveness and diversity, and health and community service. Moniker worked with the design team to develop the look and feel for the report with bold, modern illustrations highlighting progress in a variety of key areas. For more of Moniker SF's work, please visit their portfolio at Behance. I hope you enjoy these as much as we did! Cheers. ;)