AJ Dimarucot is an artist specializing in t-shirt graphics. He has design t-shirts for famous people and has won several t-shirt design contests over at Threadless and Designbyhumans. His designs are truly awesome with a mix of color and light effects that look great on a tee. For more from AJ visit www.ajdimarucot.com
We have featured David Mascha a few times and also published a full post about him last February, the article was called The Stylish Work of David Mascha, however David has recently updated his portfolio with some new work and of course it is our duty to keep you guys updated as well. For those of you who have never heard about David, he is a Vienna based designer and illustrator. Since 2005, he has been working for several design studios in Vienna as well as developing projects for international clients, fashion and design labels, magazines and books. David Mascha had his work participating in exhibitions around Europe and Asia. He is also part of the DEPTHCORE collective. For more information about David, visit his website at http://davidmascha.com. Also there is a great interview that David did for the DEPTHCORE collective, check it out. Lost Paradise Part of the "Freestyles" series created between 2009-2010. Featured in Depthcore's "Mythic" chapter. Transient Part of the "Freestyles" series created between 2009-2010. Featured in Depthcore's "Eve" chapter. Hennessy Illustrations for the limited edition cover for Hennessy's popular VS Flask. The final design is a single silicone mold that comes in over 20popular colors. Commissioned by the KDU. IBM Power your planet I was approached by Ogilvy Ny to create illustrations of a powerful planet for the international "Power your planet" campaign by IBM, including ad's in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. See the animated commercial ad here IBM System Z Visualizations of the System Z. Illustrates the idea of '93all things coming together under one server platform. You are we Illustrations for the "You are We" Project by the KDU.
When Disney bought Marvel we thought we would see some crappy crossovers like Donald Duck as Cyclops or something. But, man, we were sooo wrong. This is better (obviously) than we could have imagined. Marvel will be releasing special covers in Tron styles. Spidey, Iron Man, Thor and many others from the Marvel world get a new look for this homage/promo to Tron. And seriously, how badass are these? I feel bad for thinking that Mickey as Wolverine was the best Disney could do. I hope you enjoy these! Cheers! ;)
Going through my DeviantART favorites I remembered some great illustrations of The Flash. These are some awesome characters, from the original Flash to Wally West. It's time for some super-fast stravaganza. From various artists, these illustrations are super cool! Of course are a more artists out there with great representations of the Flash, but these are the ones I've found. Do you know more? Anyways, I recommend you to visit these guys' portfolios. They'll appreciate it, and I hope you all enjoy these. Cheers! Cinar Francis Manapul Cinar Cinar Evan Shaner Evan Shaner Fabio Yabu Evan Shaner Francis Manapul pacman23 Karl Kerschl Stefani Rennee Mateus Santolouco Sean Ellery Stefani Rennee Francis Manapul Cinar Francis Manapul Admira Wijaya Francis Manapul Dominic Wong duss005 Evan Shaner
Have you ever wondered what the world would look like if we lived out our lives in a Google Maps world--with icons and everything? Here's a sweet series of drawings by Spanish illustrator Alejo Malia titled "Google's World." Alejo takes signature marks of Google maps and explores one in each illustration in a really creative way. Be sure to head on over to Alejo's blog to check out more of his work, and let me know what you think via twitter!
If you don't have enough cash to travel to an exotic country and get to know their biodiversity, a good alternative is to learn these things by other people's experience. In case you're wondering what animals in Vietnam look like, Brendan Wenzel shows us. These illustrations belong to a series called "Wildlife of Vietnam", with over 50 pieces like these. Here are only a few examples of the this great set. Brendan styles is pretty cool, kinda loose and unpretentious. I sure like it a lot. For more pieces of this series, you may visit Brendan's blog. He'll appreciate it. I hope you like these. Cheers! ;) Fishing Cat Red-Headed Vulture Blue Jay Cooper's Hawk American Redstart Red-Bellied Woodpecker Asian Emerald Cuckoo Flower-Back Box Turtle Hawaiian Monk Seal Edward's Pheasant Tiger Baya Weaver Asian Elephant Francois Langur Rufous-Necked Hornbill
Zakhar Krylov is an art director, graphic designer and illustrator from Moscow, Russia. His work is very coloful mixing traditional illustration with vectors but with a nice personal style on his drawings, you will notice that especially in the Color Illustrations 2010, Personal Illustrations and Drawings, which, are my favorites in terms of details. For more information about Zakhar Krylov work visit his Behance profiel at http://www.behance.net/zakhar_krylov Color illustrations 2010 Personal illustration 2010 Drawing FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE design package juice for RUSSIAN ARMY LOVE&HATE
Philipp Zurmöhle is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Nuremberg, Germany. He is currently working at Adidas in Germany but is also available for freelance projects. For more information about Philipp Zurmöhle visit his Web site at http://www.phillennium.com/ or follow him on Twitter at http://twitter.com/philippzm SEVEN MONKEYS Seven Monkeys poster - Submission to the 7 Deadly Sins International Graphic Design Contest. The poster is now available as a gallery quality art print on Society6. Get it in 3 sizes here: http://www.society6.com/studio/phillennium/Seven_Monkeys Home Is Where You Heard It SNYRT The Snyrt project experiments with bubbly type and strange organic forms. Mainly made with markers the drawings are inspired by quick graffiti throw-ups and comic elements. PHY CD COVER BEAR & SHAPES OOZING LANDSCAPES OLD GRAFFITI SKETCHES SNEAKER CONCEPTS LAUTER LEBEN
One thing that has always caught my attention are caricatures. They are usually super funny and if you add political value to them, you got yourself a great piece of work. This is the case of Jason Seiler's work. He's done all kinds of caricatures: politics, music, movies, science... and they're all great. I really dig his style, using realistic shades for skin, which takes his work to a whole other level of coolness. For more of his awesome work, I really recommend you to visit his website or deviantart. He'll appreciate your visits. I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;)
A few months ago we featured Sara Blake, also known as ZSO, here on Abduzeedo. For those who do not know who she is, Sara is an interactive art director, designer and illustrator living in New York City. She has just resigned for her full time job at Euro RSCG to pursue her dream of art full time. So in this post we have some images from her Solo Exhibition in Sydnety. All the pieces are available for sale, and if you want to get one just visit her Web site at http://www.hellozso.com/. We here at Abduzeedo are huge fans of Sara's work and we highly recommend to check it out, we're sure you will love it! The Cock (SOLD OUT) Clown Mona Lisa Alice Puppet The Strongest Man In The World everything is connected by certain rules and quality — texture, colour, and linework. This allowed a bit of freedom to play with subject matter, and also stayed truer to how I work overall... very impulsive and freestyle, but all marked with the same hand. Gilded Owl The Aforementioned Injuries Zucco the Tiger Wind Up Toy I think most of my most valuable lessons and moments that changed the course of my life, (usually for the better), have come from big, ugly mistakes. Some photos
Sebastien Feraut aka Niark1 is an awesome Illustrator and painter with an incredible style that is hard to describe but easy to fall in love with. His paintings are colorful and very illustrative but so intriguing that the more you look the more you like it, check it out! His style results in a misuse of codes and values. Conventions have no place to be, catch all the crazy. The standards of different cultures are reinterpreted with any the audacity of its own. And it still holds the road. Indeed cartoon-inspired characters are disfigured or rather transfigured, like the comic spirit that emanates from his work Niark1 and which adds a touch of burlesque.Lissue Gallery
Children's books illustrations have a special place in everyone's heart. I bet that every single one of us remembers a good book from our childhood, and when you get to see that book again, the illustrations are very familiar and heartwarming. A book's illustrations are a very important part of the reading experience... it gives children something to base their thought thru the story. Visiting Behance I stumbled upon these delightful illustrations done by Denise van Leeuwen, a Dutch artist. For more of her wonderful work, you may visit her portfolio. There's also a creative collective in which her pieces were exposed, called edsonwilliams. I hope you enjoy these. Cheers!
David Fuhrer is a self taught freelance artist born in 1985 in Bern, Switzerland. The 90's has a clear influence on this work especially because we grew up in that decade and started experiment with computer creating visual art. With focus on Illustration his work is full of details with some sort of surrealism influence sometimes as we can se see in the Red Apple piece. David is also member of the DEPTHCORE. For more information about David Fuhrer visit his Web site at http://www.microbot.ch/. It's definitely worth checking it out. Red Apple, the forbidden fruit, 150x80cm Most images are fully painted in Photoshop by hand. I use 3D software for a grid outline to paint over. Some images have some 3D renderings and reference stosk mixed in them too.. Blue Moon, 2008 - Made for Desktopography Wallpaper MiddlePrint Size: 150x100cm | Big Print Size: 200x150cm - Get the Wallpaper here: http://www.microbot.ch Misc ...I think the best way to learn is by yourself in this industry. There is a global network bigger then any school on Google! You can learn anything by yourself these days.... You can follow David on Twitter at http://twitter.com/microbot23
I'm pleased to announce that I was one of the artists selected for Cow Parade 2010 Porto Alegre, Brazil. My initial concept was to make a customized cow with gears like a engine, but it would take a lot of time and money. Since I didn't have that, I decided to try to apply a style of geometric/tribal illustration, that I have already created. After hours of work I was really happy with the result I got. So in this case study I will show you quite a few pictures of the whole process. I'd like to thank everyone whow supported me on this project. The photos were taken by Alexandre Raupp (http//:www.flickr.com/alexandreraupp) The process The final result About the Author Hey buddies! I'm Marcos Torres, a 19 year old art director/freelancer from Brazil, I'm here to bring some new interesting stuff to you. You can see my portfolio at http://flickr.com/marcostorres. Any request or jobs opportunities contact me via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, also follow me on twitter http://twitter.com/marcos333 to get in touch with cool design news.
37 Posters is a project by Jerod Gibson where he started a series of posters with a simple silhouette image from a movie or television show and filled it with quotes. The result is a pretty simple and cool design that should inspire everyone to create something different. For more visit the 37 Posters Store
Sergio Membrillas is a freelance illustrator from Valencia, Spain. Graduated in Fine Arts from San Carlos University he's been working for clients from all over the globe, especially in the editorial field, including names suchas Bust Magazine NY, Ling Magazine, Random House Mondadori, La(dos)magazie, Amelia's Magazine London and many others. Recently he has just illustrated the infantile book Quadern d'agost for the publishing house Edicions 62 And he collaborates in a habitual way with different studies of design and advertising agencies. Newest Editorial illustration Children illustration Misc
Tony Montaño is a graphic designer and illustrator with Bachelor’s Degree from Boise State University in each field. Tony has a deep passion for working in all kinds of media; traditional, print, digital, and new media. He currently works freelance and welcomes new projects. For more information about Tony visit his Web site at http://tmontano.com/ Caricature Work - Digital Painting Obama, victorious - Front page Illustration Newspaper Illustration for the announcement of Obama's presidential win. As an intern for my school's newspaper, The Arbiter, I created this illustration the night of the election. I also created a different version of McCain winning. This illustration was also selected into 2008 Poynter's Institute - Election Newspaper Collection. Below is another editorial illustration I created during the presidential race. Gene Harris Jazz Festival - Promotional package Student assignment. Gene Harris Jazz Festival promotional package. Each student in the class was assigned to submit a poster design, postcard design, T-shirt design, T.V. Ad, and newspaper design for the 13th Annual Gene Harris Jazz Festival. Those holding the event would then choose the 'design' that they liked best. BFA Student Show - Illustration Illustrator & Graphic Designer. I absolutely love everything about Art. My work encompasses a variety of styles and mediums. I try my hardest to be well versed in as many mediums as possible. I have a BFA in Illustration and a second BFA in Graphic Design. Concept Art