Peter Tunney is an artist from New York who developed an amazing style of painting which is a mix of collages with acrylic painting over it and each piece carries a strong and positive message making it an outstanding composition. Check out some of his work on this post and enjoy! For three decades artist Peter Tunney has crisscrossed the globe—from the African savannah to Wall Street boardrooms he has amassed a wealth of experiences: funny, harrowing, infused with tragedy and joy—and on the other side of these countless miles he has emerged an artist with a message, his own media machine, affirming: GRATITUDE, DON’T PANIC, THE TIME IS ALWAYS NOW, EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE AMAZING.
The art of Christian Pierini is that kind of master piece you don't even think it was possible to do with such kind of objects. Recreate in deatails portraits with old instruments and other scrap objects is what he does and more than that, it's absolutely astonishing! Christian Pierini Macêna or Mr (C), is Carioca, from Rio de janeiro. He is the CEO of Union Groups and Artists Theatre West Zone and also he is a producer, cultural and visual arts teacher and musician. These works are from a workshop of Visual Arts for students of municipal schools and lasts 12 months. The main objective of the course is the awareness of environment through art. Christian Pierini worked for two years as an assistant artist for Vik Muniz. During this period, he was one of those responsible for the production of logos for Fantastic (Globo) and Rock In Rio 2011. From this experience, the artist decided to bring the technique of installation to the pedagogical field and teaches how to reuse electronic scrap to make art. If you like it, take a look on more of his works atfacebook.com/MisterCopyright.
Although most people think that comic book artists work mainly for big companies as Marvel or DC, this is actually untrue. Dan McDaid, for example, is more about a commissioned comic book artist, working more on freelance projects than regular issues. I really admire him for this, as he has lots of freedom to mix and remix elements of the comics universe. You can check more about Dan at his Blog.
Regardless the fact that Todd Macfarlane is the creator of Spawn and most of the characters of the series, the credits of great part of the series success should definetely goes to Greg Capullo. Greg has being the main penciler for the series for quite sometime, creating a really remarkable detailed and sick style. It's really a pleasure to feature him here, since he was one of my favorite artists back on the 90's when I started drawing. You can check more of his recent artworks at his Devianart profile.
Jeremy is indeed one of the sweetest artist on earth, his cute remarkable characters can please from toughest illustrator to little kids. I've found these community service announcements that he's doing for some time and I think they're pretty adorable with some great life lessons to be learned, but also using his illustration style. Share it with your friends and be happy :) If you want to see more Community Service Announcements or know more about Jeremy, please access Jeremy's Website. This one goes to the Abduzeedo Team/family:
From time to time we like to introduce artists to our readers. Today we are proud to introduce João Unzer, a brazilian artist that started his career working with art direction over Leo Burnett, dropped everything and started painting and selling artworks on the streets of London and after that, while in London, started to work as a photographer, using some techniques he learned over Youtube. João moved from London to Lisbon and started working in an agency called Y&R (Young&Rubicam), where he showed all his talented and gained a scholarship to study in the Miami Ad School in Hamburg. He is currently doing some internships and plans to work in Germany, maybe get back to Brazil and after it try something in New York. Besides being really open to places, cultures and experiences João is very talented and has some really inspiring pieces to show, check it out. To check out more about João visit his Behance page.
As we mentioned several times, we really like to present new artists to our community, artists that are young, creative, recently arrived at the design field and stuff like that. Today we will present the work of Chris Halderman, a 19 years old graphic designer from Netherlands who is also our reader. Chris is currently following a Graphic Design course at the Grafisch Lyceum Utrecht, but has been working with Adobe Photoshop for a while and used the help of several blogs and tutorials to improve his skills. Check out some of his artworks and also visit his Flickr Gallery for further pieces. Check out more about Chris at his Flickr Gallery and follow him on Twitter.
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
We got a chance to introduce Alexander Lataille a few weeks ago. His interesting manipulation style provided for unique feedback on his work. This week, we're taking the time to feature him and his artwork. Feast your eyes upon the work of a true graphic manipulator! Everything you can imagine is real. - Pablo Picasso Be sure to look forward to an interview in the coming weeks!
With only 15 years of life and full of talent, the British Saad Moosajee give us an exclusive interview where he talks about his works, the influences he had at the beginning of his journey and much more, check it out! For more visit www.saadart.com Let's start with the usual, introduce your self to our readers. Hey, I'm Saad Moosajee, a self taught 15 year old artist hailing from England who is currently living in America. I'm a big fan of sports, music, and art in particular. You still very young, how did you manage to teach yourself everything you know? Mainly a trial and error process. I use roughly 3 programs; Photoshop, Cinema 4D and Poser occasionally. I didn't know any decent tutorial sites when I started so as far as learning the technical aspects of the programs I would just keep trying artistically. I also learned a lot by looking at surrealist & futuristic painters work like H.R Giger & Salvador Dali. So do you think the influences of surrealism you had while trying to learn more, reflects on the work you do today? Yea, partially. I am still pretty influenced by surrealists like Dali and Magritte but less than I was before. These days I get more inspired by my surroundings, especially tagging & graffiti and artists like Banksy. You definitely define a style by the influences you have and that took you to work with some top clients, how did you get your first big job? My first job was for a exhibition called tiger translate, which was produced by the tiger beer company from Singapore. The exhibition was global and curated by kult.sg. They contacted me via email so I am not exactly sure how they found me. However, when you start out freelancing its always best to send your work to as many agencies & potential clients as possible, that may help get that first big job. Besides getting big jobs you also part one of the biggest art groups of today, how did you become part of slashthree? I am actually the creative director of slashTHREE currently and have been for over 2 years. One of my good friends started the site in April 2007, and when I was just starting out I applied to become an artist. In August after submitting a few works and becoming more involved I asked to become creative director at the time we were still very small and being creative director wasn't really a big deal as we only had three exhibitions. Since then me and the rest of the staff worked hard and 2 years later we are producing some high quality exhibitions every 3-4 months, and recently finished our first book which you can find out about here slashTHREE Expressions Book Describe us your work on slashthree as a creative director. In winter of 2007 was when we started getting more serious. We began working on v3 of the site and with it planned to expand heavily on what we already had. My job then was to find suitable artists to add to the team and curate packs. Shortly after the release of our v3 in August followed by our first big exhibition Odyssey we began getting more attention. From there my work shifted to mainly focus on curating the exhibitions, managing artist relations, applications, and outside projects such as our book. Do you have any upcoming projects we should know about? I recently completed a piece for the 2009 desktopography exhibition that will be released very soon, in addition to that, I've got some stuff coming in relation to the Keystone Design Union. You can also expect to see more stuff regarding slashthree and you will see it for sale on subism.co.uk soon I hope. Ok Saad, thank you very much for this interview and I'll leave the last words for you. Check out slashthree.com
Today I selected 10 really amazing typo artists, with great pieces on display that will make you feel jealous, hopefully I will keep finding more amazing typo artists to keep this series going because it's very lovable. Enjoy! Nicolas Girard Craig Ward Theo Aartsma Ari Weinkle Islam Zayed Stefan Chinof Alberto Seveso Stefano Buffoni Luke Lucas Daniel Gordon
You probably are one of those people who doodles in some paper while speaking on the phone... or maybe you just like to draw some random lines, paint it with you Bic Biro pen... and finally you get to throw it away, 'cause you don't think that drawing is important... right? Well, there is this one guy, Juan Francisco Casas, who actually uses the ultra classic, basic, Bic Biro to make some real artistic drawings. He, my friends, is a übber artist i gotta say. I mean, who in the world makes such realistic images like him? And when I say realistic, i mean photograph realistic. He got it all: lighting, skin texture, body anatomy... man, I wish i could do some doodles 1/5 as cool as his. You can check his site for further information, and check his gallery, or his myspace. Author: Paulo Antunes | If you want to write an article and have it published here send it via email to abduzeedo[at]abduzeedo.com