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Cadillac Mural & Typographic Illustration by Mark van Leeuwen

Cadillac Mural & Typographic Illustration by Mark van Leeuwen

I've been following the work of Mark van Leeuwen for years, especially on his Instagram. His stylish works in lettering and type clearly made a difference in our day-to-day with typography. We are taking a look at this very cool mural for Cadillac (Europe) painted in Munich, Germany for what they called: Stroke Art Fair. You just gotta love the colour contrast used with a simple black and white, I personally do love the 360 approach taken on the car display to show both sides of the car instead of one. Mural painted in Munich, Germany for Stroke Art Fair, in collaboration with Cadillac Europe More Links Learn more about Mark van Leeuwen Follow Mark's work on Behance Typography & Illustration

Santiago Moriv's Tribute to the Grand Hotel Budapest

Santiago Moriv's Tribute to the Grand Hotel Budapest

Let's start off the week with a beautiful tribute to the Grand Budapest Hotel directed by the mighty Wes Anderson. This tribute has been expressed through the form of illustration and character design by Santiago Moriv who is an illustrator and visual artist from Medellín, Colombia. For those who have watched the movie, Santiago focused on the very key elements of such a successful movie and still very pleasurable to watch after one more than once. This is a project that i have been doing with a lot of patience :D More Links Learn more about Santiago Moriv Illustration & Character Design

Exhibition Poster Series for Centrepoint Spacesuit Collection 18

Exhibition Poster Series for Centrepoint Spacesuit Collection 18

Did you get a chance to watch the first look at Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969 in the movie: "First Man". I thought this would be the perfect introduction for our feature of an Exhibition Poster Series for Centrepoint Spacesuit Collection 18. It's a collaboration between many talented artists including Ryan Atkinson, James Elgie, Rijin Kunnath and RODAS ®. Imagine the conventional spacesuit into a fashion collection, what do you think? While the likes of Chanel, Gucci and Louis Vuitton are being inspired by space — Centrepoint created a spacesuit collection inspired by earth’s trends. What will you wear to space? #representearth #spaceisthenewblack Credits Ryan Atkinson James Elgie Rijin Kunnath RODAS ® More Links View the full project on Behance Illustration

The Incredibles 2 Campaign Illustrations by Ricardo Chucky

The Incredibles 2 Campaign Illustrations by Ricardo Chucky

The anticipated Incredibles 2 will be heading to the theatres this upcoming Friday. It's hard to imagine that the last movie (The Incredibles) was released back in November 2004. We are pretty excited for this movie and it's kind of a celebration with this launch with the work of Ricardo Chucky. He is an illustrator and a 2D artist based in Burbank, CA, USA and he has worked on the illustration, retouching and finishing touches for the teaser campaign. Let's check it out and where is your super suit?! :) I've been very lucky to be able to work on this campaign. I was one of the artist that did the illustration, retouch and finishing. Thank you to Daniel Clark Creative and Disney ;) the Poster Design is by LA and PROOF. More Links Learn about about Ricardo Chucky Follow Ricardo's work on Behance Illustration

Colorful 3D Illustration: Love Letters to Another Girl

Colorful 3D Illustration: Love Letters to Another Girl

Let's take a look at this cool 3D illustration series entitled: Love Letters to Another Girl, designed by Liron Ashkenazi Eldar and Gal Eldar. Both located in New York, it's such a cool series with vibrant colour palette accomplished with Adobe Photoshop and Maxon Cinema 4D. Also I just gotta love the reason why this series was commissioned for, it must have been such a special woman. This illustration series was commissioned by a very sweet individual who wanted to create a visual love letter to a special woman. I've worked with him through his written letter to produce these images that accompanied a single addition printed zine. Credits Liron Ashkenazi Eldar Gal Eldar More Links See the full project on Behance Illustration & Art Direction

Stylish Digital Artworks by Alex Maltsev

Stylish Digital Artworks by Alex Maltsev

We would love to introduce the work of Alex Maltsev who is a digital artist based in Los Angeles, California. I am surprised we have never featured him on ABDZ but now it's official. His style is quite experimental because you can notice how Alex is trying different concepts and it's working quite well for him. Focusing his work on of course digital art, motion, and illustration; make sure to check out more of his works on Behance. Alex not to limit himself to a certain style or method, and is always striving to grow as an artist. Links Learn more about Alex Maltsev Follow Alex on Behance Illustration & Digital Art

Art Direction & Illustration: The Flavors of World Cuisines

Art Direction & Illustration: The Flavors of World Cuisines

We are sharing the work from Omar. Aqil and Duck Knees who have worked with Expedia on both respectively on Art Direction and Ilustration. Based on the concept of Synaesthesia (which is a form of a condition.) that you can sense the causes of an involuntary reaction in one or more of the other senses. Based on that personal experience, you get such a great idea and in the end, it's such an explosive concept worth taking a look at. Props for their work! Credits Learn more about Omar. Aqil Learn more about Duck Knees Art Direction & Illustration

3D & CGI Illustrations: Human Color Sets by G R A Z A ™

3D & CGI Illustrations: Human Color Sets by G R A Z A ™

It looks like we have never featured the work of G R A Z A ™ before on ABDZ. Well, his "Human Color Sets" will be the perfect first opportunity which is a set of 3D & CGI Illustrations. First of all, you just gotta love the "set" aspect of this series where you can only imagine one perspective with yet so much details from the fog, neons and even the reflection effect from the water on the sidewalk. G R A Z A ™ is a Digital Art Studio based in Lima - Perú. Focusing their work on Art direction, 3D illustration & Character design, you should definitely follow more of their projects on Behance. Human Color Sets // Art Direction & CGI Production by GRAZA // May 2018 More Links Learn more about G R A Z A ™ Follow G R A Z A ™ on Behance 3D & CGI Illustrations

Stylish Illustrations for the Vespaclub

Stylish Illustrations for the Vespaclub

Ale Giorgini is an illustrator from Vicenza, Italy with a beautiful and I's say unique style. It is very clean, like vector style but with so much personality that it makes it stand out. I have seen a lot of vector illustrations, especially with thick strokes like Ale's ones and some times they get a bit too common almost clip-art look. It's not the case with Ale's work. You can see the attention to details, the curves everything makes sense. For this post I will feature some of the print work he did for the Vespaclub. Just look at how some curves and lines match the whole perspective adding movement to the composition. Simply awesome! Illustration Art prints are available at my on line store:  https://www.alegiorgini.com/shop    

Meta Morphis Illustration Series by Kirill Maksimchuk

Meta Morphis Illustration Series by Kirill Maksimchuk

Happy Friday everyone! We wanted to share this series of experiments/illustrations by Kirill Maksimchuk, a visual artist based in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation. It hasn't been long ago since our last feature on ABDZ but his work is such so unique and visually inspiring! You should definitely check out his Behance, it's filled with 3D, 4D renders, concepts, motion and more. Cinema 4D Octane render experiments. Special thanks to Merk and his plugins. More Links Learn more about Kirill Maksimchuk Illustration & Digital Art

Graphic Design Inspiration: Espectros

Graphic Design Inspiration: Espectros

Silvino González Morales shared a quite beautiful post on graphic design featuring a set of abstract illustrations titled Espectros. The idea is simple, it basically blends shapes with a radial gradient. However the composition makes it very unique. As the wise man say, the simple things are always the most difficult to achieve. Silvino proved that to be right. I wouldn't mind having one of those in my house. Each one has its own bias, its own weaknesses. As a designer one of my weak points is simplicity, I tend to have a great difficulty with minimalism (and I love so much minimalism). So I try constantly to challenge myself and improve constantly. All these series of designs for different projects have in common that effort for create outside of my comfort zone. The mockups are from: Pixelbuddha, Designalot, Freepik and NidiaDias. And please remember to check out some of his designs at Teepublic. Graphic Design

P L A C E S: Illustration Series by Muhammed Sajid

P L A C E S: Illustration Series by Muhammed Sajid

Just a little while ago, we have featured the work of Muhammed Sajid on his "Home" series on ABDZ. Muhammed has a distinct body of work that needs a lot more recognition and just adding to his awesomeness, he is even sharing a GIF time-lapse of his process. What can you ask more? It's quite inspiring! Let's kick it off in style with Muhammed Sajid Here's my last illustration project in 2017 More Links Learn more about Muhammed Sajid Follow Muhammed Sajid's work on Instagram Illustration & Architecture

Billelis's Illustration Tribute to Avengers: Infinity War

Billelis's Illustration Tribute to Avengers: Infinity War

We have featured the work of Billelis for his rad illustration on Black Panther. He is back again with two illustrations as a tribute to Avengers: Infinity War. This movie has been crushing at the Box Office and it's exciting on how it inspires artists to create. Thanks to Billelis for sharing the process shots which is interesting and always inspiring. I just love the texture on Thano's Gauntlet, it's amazing. Let's share the love to the latest from Billelis and can't wait to see what he is cooking up next. More Links Learn more about Billelis Follow Billelis's work on Behance Illustration & Digital Art

Typographic Illustration for ESPN NEXT

Typographic Illustration for ESPN NEXT

Andrew Footit recently had the privilege to work with ESPN The Magazine on their NEXT Feature. The project included a typographic Intro Illustration a flat logotype of the Intro type and some custom letters which later turned into a font. The feature is about up coming and young star athletes, the next stars of their specific sports. The intro piece needed to have a futuristic feel to it so we used 3D type with LED styled lighting inner strips. The sports featured included Football, Baseball, Hockey and Basketball. I used line illustrations from each of the sports respective playing field/court to surround the type. The custom font took its styling form the intro type, keeping the inline and geometric angles to tie the feature together nicely. The font is a case alternative font allowing the Inline version or the solid version to be used by lower case or uppercase. Typographic Illustration For more information about Andrew Footit check out: https://www.instagram.com/andrewfootit/ http://www.andrewfootit.com/

Nike Air Max 270 Illustration & Typography

Nike Air Max 270 Illustration & Typography

Happy Friday guys! Already the end of the week and hope your week went pretty well. We are cooking with the idea for keeping Fridays entirely for you guys, we would pick projects that we have received from our community through Facebook or Instagram and feature them on ABDZ. Let's start it off with the work of Wes L Cockx who is a 3D illustrator based in Brussels, Belgium. He is sharing his project about Nike Air Max 270 and it's always amazing seeing artists making awesome work with 3D. Something that we dearly love on Abduzeedo, hope you will enjoy! 3D illustrations for Nike's Air Max 270 Air by you release China, Air Max Day 2018. Lightness • Biggest Air • Movement • Innovation More Links Learn more about Wes L Cockx Follow the work of Wes L Cockx on Behance Illustration & Typography Video

Concept Art for Surreal Air Carriers

Concept Art for Surreal Air Carriers

Paul Chadeisson is a Senior Illustrator & Concept Artist, full time freelance since 2016, working for games and films. He has an incredible portfolio of concept art for clients including NCSoft’s ArenaNet, 343 Industries, Walt Disney Pictures,  Alcon Entertainment, Lionsgate, 20th Century fox, Square Enix, Unit Image, OATS studios, The Senate VFX. He also had the chance to contribute to incredible movies and like BLADE RUNNER 2049: Black Out 2022, The Surge, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Alien 5, Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV, Tron: Uprising. For this post we want to feature one of the coolest concept art ideas, the Air Carriers. They look like the come from a Star Wars movie but when you look closely you will see they are nothing more than a regular container ship that flies. The details are quite amazing and definitely worth featuring here on Abduzeedo. For more information about Paul, make sure to check out http://paulchadeisson.com/ In 2012 i co-founded Ragequit Corporation, an Independent video game company with my friend Pierre-Etienne Travers, Cédric Lecacheur and David juhens. We developed and published Strike Vector on STEAM in 2014, and Strike Vector EX in 2016 on STEAM and PS4. Concept Art for Air Carriers

Editorial Design and Illustration for Public-sector Publications

Editorial Design and Illustration for Public-sector Publications

Marçal Prats shared a beautiful post showcasing the editorial design and illustration work done for very important publications. These public-sector publications have one thing in common: the people. The topics they deal with are very sensitive and therefore the illustrations always convey trust and positivity. For more information make sure to check out: http://www.marcal.net/ Editorial Design & Illustration 1. Customer Services in Government How can U.S. agencies bring customer service to every level of their organization? This guide explains the role of each department and staff member – from agency leaders to frontline staff to HR and IT personnel – and provides firsthand advice. The illustrations are influenced by the fauvist paintings of André Derain(1900-1910), which are characterized by strong colors and fierce brushwork. Inspiration – Fauvism Sketch process 2. The Human Resources Playbook for Gov This playbook focuses on the key issues U.S. agencies must address to achieve proper recruiting, hiring, onboarding and employee development. The concept of Human Resources, together with Playbook, evokes the favorite game of my childhood: Lego –with its characters, bold colors, and the assembly instructions as well. Furthermore, the illustrations and page layout have been drawn in blocks using a grid, like when playing the game. Inspiration – Lego Sketch process Square grid layout 3. People of the Cyber This guide dives into six personas that represent different types of agency personnel behind government cybersecurity. By better understanding them, U.S. agencies can tackle the most important component behind cyber defense: humans. The design is inspired by the Kawaii culture: anything that stirs feelings of care, and protectiveness. Inpiration – Kawaii Sketch process 4. Icon library PDF DownloadDefining Your Role In Government Customer ExperienceThe Human Resources Playbook for GovernmentThe People Behind Government Cybersecurity