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ALIEN 35 Vector Poster Tribute

ALIEN 35 Vector Poster Tribute

Alien was one of, if not the most, terrifying movies of my childhood. I remember watching this movie in the 80s and getting completely traumatized by that alien thing. 35 years have passed since the release of Alien and it continues to inspire in a creepy way. Orlando Arocena had the chance to contribute with some incredible artwork to homage this acclaimed movie and lucky for us he shared some of the process behind it here. I can't believe its been 35 years...I am honored to contribute 3 new vectors for this PosterPosse creative tribute to the science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto. And a creature design so horrific and sleek it launched the artistry of H.R.Giger into a household name. Remember, in SPACE NO ONE CAN HEAR YOU SCREAM...

Illustrated Movie Posters by Tracie Ching

Illustrated Movie Posters by Tracie Ching

I find really great when an artist does super nice pieces based on movies. Sometimes we get to see alternative movie posters that, if not equally good to the originals, might actually be better. Kudos for Tracie Ching for doing these. Here you can see some of Tracie's super awesome illustrated movie posters, from some of my all time favorite movies. These are beautiful, but a very brief selection... for more of them, please visit Tracie's personal portfolio. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did! Cheers. ;)

8-Bit Ghibli Fan Art by Richard Evans

8-Bit Ghibli Fan Art by Richard Evans

It's not been a long time since I became an appreciator of Studio Ghibli's animations. I've recently watched Princess Mononoke and it's pretty impressive how great the visuals look like. Great landscapes, great heart-warming stories. Richard J. Evans, an English artist, has done some super amazing 8-bit fan art pieces paying homage to Mr. Miyazaki's works. These are super great and you can even see some making of pieces at Richard's portfolio. I really recommend you to visit his portfolio at Behance. I hope you enjoy these, and if you've never seen any of Studio Ghibli's movies, please, look into it! It's really worth it. Cheers. ;) Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984) Castle in the Sky (1986) My Neighbour Totoro (1988) Porco Rosso (1992) Princess Mononoke (1997) Spirited Away (2001) The Cat Returns (2002) Howl's Moving Castle (2004) The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)

Splendid Illustrated Movie Posters by Justin Van Genderen

Splendid Illustrated Movie Posters by Justin Van Genderen

Back in 2010 we featured some of his amazing Star Wars posters. He kept doing amazing art, illustrated movie posters that anyone would love to hang on their wall. I'm talking about Justin Van Genderen. Justin is an American artist with an amazing good taste for illustration and movies. His style is super great and I'm thrilled to show you more of his art. For more of it, please visit his portfolio at Flickr. He'll definitely enjoy it. Cheers! ;)

The Karate Kid: Final Fight

The Karate Kid: Final Fight

Karate Kid is a classic from the 80s, with memorable passages like the training Karate by polishing cars, or catching flies with chopsticks. Besides that there was Cobra Kai and their sensei. So many memories and inspirations from that beautiful decade. PJ McQuade captured that amazingly well in his illustration titled The Karate Kid: Final Fight. Wax On, Wax Off. Show me paint the fence. Mercy is for the weak. What is the problem Mr. Lawrence? I want him out of commission. Sweep the Leg. Finish him! You're all right, LaRusso! The Karate Kid is a classic. I recently created a print for the Bottleneck Gallery's It Came from 1984 show depicting the final fight between Johnny Lawrence & Daniel LaRusso. I wanted it to convey that dramatic hold your breath tension of the moment. For more information check out http://www.pjmcquade.com/ Via Behance

Godzilla Posters Collection

Godzilla Posters Collection

Godzilla 2014 will be released in a little more than a month now and we are so pumped for this new movie of the King of Lizards that I thought it would be awesome to show you guys some Godzilla history. This year's Godzilla has got some super nice posters as well fan-made ones! Here's a set of every Godzilla poster ever made (official ones) and some of the coolest fan-made ones you'll find out there. For more movie posters, visit IMP Awards! They got tons of movie posters there. Also, let us know which one is your favorite! I hope you like it. Cheers. ;) Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956) King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963) Godzilla vs. the Thing (1964) Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster (1972) Godzilla vs. Bionic Monster (1977) Godzilla vs. Bionic Monster (1977) Godzilla: 1985 (1985) Godzilla (1998) Godzilla 2000 (2000) Gojira: Fainaru uôzu (aka Godzilla: Final Wars) (2004) Godzilla (2014) Fan-made for Godzilla (2014)

Movies in Color

Movies in Color

Movies in Color is a site featuring stills from movies along with their corresponding color palettes. Curated by graphic designer named Roxy Radulescu, the site Movie in Color is updated daily. It’s a beautiful tool that shows the relationship between color, cinematography and production design. The idea started when I was watching Skyfall. I was taken with the cinematography and use of color more-so than the story itself. I wanted to find out what colors made up certain stills and after making a few color palettes for Skyfall, took it a step further by extending it to all films and starting a blog. Links More info about Movies in Color : http://moviesincolor.com Follow Movies in Color on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/moviesincolor Follow Roxy’s Work: http://www.roxymakesthings.com

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Vector

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Vector

Orlando Arocena put together an amazing vector tribute for the 2014 release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier in his Behance profile. The level of details is simply incredible and definitely inspiring. Feel free to check out more of his work as well. It's definitely worth it. For more information about Orlando visit https://www.behance.net/orlandoarocena

Roboco Classic vs Modern

Robocop Classic vs Modern

Robocop is one of the most iconic movies from the 80s. I remember watching it so many times and I also remember the scene where Murphy gets shot, it was probably the most violent scene I had seen in my whole life. Robocop became a classic and last friday the remake was launched and with it a lot of changes especially in terms of the design of Robocop. Marco Hernandez and Dan Mora put together some really cool infographics illustrating the differences between the classic and the modern.Marco Hernandez and Dan Mora are designer and illustrators from San José, Costa Rica Via Behance

The Sunday Times - Icons

The Sunday Times - Icons

When I saw this video I was so impressed that I had to post it here on Abduzeedo. The video is titled "ICONS" and it was created for the Sunday Times with the goal to illustrate iconic images from movies, music, street art and more. With all shot in what seems to be one take, the video is simply amazing, check it out. The Sunday Times 'ICONS' - This is all about those iconic cultural images that we pin to our walls and stick in our minds. We all have our favourites. Heisenberg, Kraftwerk, and Banksy’s kissing coppers all featured in early scripts, but we wanted to take a snapshot of what’s making the headlines in 2014. Daft Punk winning big at the Grammy's, The final series of Mad Men, and Tarantino are all over the media right now. These people and their work have left an indelible mark and we’ll probably still be talking about them in ten, twenty maybe even a hundred years years time. The TV spot is a respectful nod to it all. Directed by Us. Agency Grey. Website built using Fabrik. The Sunday Times - Icons from Us on Vimeo. Stills For more information and to see the full making of visit: http://makingoficons.com/

Awesome The Hobbit Fan Art

Awesome The Hobbit Fan Art

Since the release of the new trailer for the sequel of The Hobbit I think any J.R.R. Tolkien fans are just dying to see it. But since we gotta wait till December to see the rest of Bilbo Saga, let's sit, relax and appreciate this awesome fan art that we found through the Web. I think we haven't done many Lord of The RIngs related posts before, so I was really glad to do it for you. Just in case you don't know what The Hobbit is about, here's the Lord of the Rings Wikia. All images and authors on this post are linked to the original source, I'm not owner so If you got interested just click right on the image. Gigei Pervandr toerning yinyuming yinyuming ryky madbatter s-u-w-i ringbearer80 O-b-s-e-s-s-e-d Feyjane Pervandr S-von-P maril1 juliedillon juliedillon hobbit Barukurii Art-Calavera maXKennedy IrenBee asiapasek Mxi665 LordMishkin RinGreen

Excellent Collection of Blade Runner Artworks

Excellent Collection of Blade Runner Artworks

Blade Runner it's considered one of the top science fictions movies ever made and the father of the future noir movie genre. Almost 31 years after its release, rumours about a sequel or prequel are still hot, besides the fact we probably won't see Harrison Ford as Deckard again, let's wish for the best. Enough talking, here are some amazing collection of artworks inspired by this classic movie. Just in case you don't know what Blade Runner is about, here's the Wikia. All images and authors on this post are linked to the original source, I'm not owner so If you got interested just click right on the image. Dani Blázquez Vlad Rodriguez artificialdesign Grzegorz Domaradzki Kako AlexAmezcua guang2222 Lisatz AnnaWieszczyk Ent4ry mygrimmbrother revans239 Rockomics Smolb Mag3llan JacobCharlesDietz alicexz AshcanAllstars Harnois75 Laggyzaki

Robocop Redesign Illustrations

Robocop Redesign Illustrations

Robocop was definitely one of my favorite movies growing up. Being such an ultra-violent movie, I was pretty stunned by the story of a dead man coming back to life as a machine, and it seems the idea is being freshened up with the release of Robocop's reboot by José Padilha. One of the main things that got fans mad is the fact that Robocop's classic design has been changed for a black one, but it seems that during the movie we'll actually see homages to the classic body. Although people are still pissed about it, it's clear that some fans would rather have their Robocop redesigns in the movie, and man, they should. I've picked some pretty cool examples of fan-made redesigns for the Robocop body. Some of these are pretty fantastic, some trying to maintain the classic look, others going outside the box and doing something completely different from source material. Pretty solid effort here. For more of the work of these talented artists, check out their portfolio simply by clicking each picture. Also, tell us which one is your favorite. Cheers! ;) Thomas Wievegg Josephine Ash The Phantom Lim Yanni Davros Lee The Phantom Lim Mark Henry Bustamante Carlitos Salazar Edward Jason Alexandre Morsilla Jason JasonKang Dante Corvus Gerald Parel Alexandre Morsilla

Car Illustrations from Famous Movies

Car Illustrations from Famous Movies

If you are fan of nice cars and good movies, chances are you have seen these cars on the movies before. But now they are completely illustrated by Spanish graphic designer Jesús Prudencio. Enjoy! For more from Jesús Prudencio visit behance.net/jesusprudencio.

Cars We Love by Cihan Ünalan

Cars We Love by Cihan Ünalan

I was reading my news in the end of the day today then I saw this beautiful photo of a batmobile and the titled saying "Cars we love". It turned out it was a series of digital photography of cars that we really love, from the Batmobile of the 1989 Batman movie to the iconic DeLorean from The Back to the Future movie. If yo like cars, and photography you will love this collection. This is the first two of an ongoing series I called 'Cars we love'. I intend to photograph the cars or 'mobiles' that made an impact on our lives through movies. I wanted to begin with my two favorites, more to come soon These photos were take by Cihan Ünalan, a photographer and digital artist from Istanbul, Turkey. For more information visit http://www.cihanunalan.com/

Exquisite Illustrations by Martin Ansin

Exquisite Illustrations by Martin Ansin

Time for more great illustrations here at Abduzeedo! This time, we're featuring Martin Ansin, an artist who has done some super great pieces for Mondo and many other clients, such as Wired Magazine, Rolling Stone and more. Martin is from Uruguay, and it's pretty awesome to see artists from South America doing great worldwide work. These are some of his images, and for more I recommend you to visit his personal portfolio. He'll definitely enjoy your visit. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did. Cheers, and have a great weekend. ;)

Captain America & Tron Concept Designs by Daniel Simon

Captain America & Tron Concept Designs by Daniel Simon

Sci-fi movies are one of my favorite genres because they explore the unknown trying to envision the future. Thinking about the future is not an easy task. There are so many things that we just take for granted and therefore it is hard to imagine how they will look and behave. Daniel Simon is a master of this reality and has created vehicles for movies like Tron Legacy, Captain America, Obvlivion and many more. In this post we will share with you some of these projects, showing artworks and sketches. For more information we highly recommend that you visit Daniel's website at http://danielsimon.com/ Marvel’s Captain America Hydra Parasite The Hydra Parasite is a flying bomb designed for the 2011 Marvel feature film ‘Captain America’, carried by a large Flying Wing in a set of eight. The 2R marking on this early test version defined its spot in the wing, second right. Early concept drawings and models were created to explore the taste of director Joe Johnston. The simplistic teardrop shape on the right got picked (see first image left), with pusher props and a cockpit positioned far back. A futuristic forward facing cockpit was also considered (see second image with design models), but was difficult to film in particular scenes. So the front of the final design turned into the bomb device itself. Counter-rotating twin props were later dropped in favor for a more experimental drive. The Hydra Schmidt Coupé The Hydra Schmidt Coupé is technically a roadster, but was originally designed as a Coupé and never changes its name. Lets just say its stubborn owner Johann Schmidt the Red Skull liked the sound of it. The car was explained in the film script to be the fastest road car of its time. Not due to its aerodynamics but its incredible power – a supercharged, 16 cylinder engine. Together with Director Joe Johnston and Production Designer Rick Heinrichs, we researched Coupés of the 40ies to define the style for this vehicle. At first, I envisioned an extreme car shaped like a 1937 Auto Union Type C streamliner, but I soon understood the film’s director was looking for something classic and upright. A style-blend of a Mercedes 540K, a Mercedes G4 Off roader plus some hints of Bentley and Duesenberg turned out to be the perfect language. Others Disney’s Tron Legacy Disney’s Tron Legacy was a fantastic project to be involved with. I was hired as Concept Vehicle Designer under the supervision and inspiration of director Joe Kosinski and production designer Darren Gilford. Between September 2008 and July 2009 I was responsible to create the final look of various Tron vehicles, including the Light Cycle, the Vintage Light Cycle, the Light Runner, the Light Jets, and a few background vehicles. Working hand in hand with Darren Gilford, set designer Joe Hiura and cutting-edge effect house Digital Domain, this project was a team effort. For the most iconic vehicle of the film, the new Light Cycle, I could based the final look on previously done studies by fellow designers Ryan Church, Harald Belker, Tim Flattery and Ed Natividad. Other machines, like the Vintage Light Cycle or the Tank, are modern re-interpretations of their originals from the 1982 film, created back then by master mind Syd Mead. Sketches