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3D Characters - Cartoonish Look Superheroes and Villains

3D Characters - Cartoonish Look Superheroes and Villains

Iancarlo Reyes is an art director, design and 3D artist from Carolina, Puerto Rico. With 18 years of experience in developing and working on memorable, and exciting projects, campaigns, or images for numerous clients. Iancarlo still finds time to create some incredible 3D characters,  recreating superheroes and villains. The cool thing about his work is the style, it adds a nice cartoon look to the world-wide famous characters, including the new Joker. The result is simply awesome. Check it out. The tools that Iancarlo uses to create such a beautiful work includes Pixologic Zbrush, Autodesk Maya (All Versions), Keyshot, and of course Photoshop. For more information about him and to check out his full portfolio check out https://iancarloreyes.carbonmade.com/ 3D Characters

Furniture Design Inspired by Adobe Hidden Treasures

Furniture Design Inspired by Adobe Hidden Treasures

Andreas Twardzik and FOREAL® Studio share a beautiful furniture design project inspired by the Adobe Hidden Treasure fonts project. After almost 100 years, original typography sketches and unpublished letter fragments from the legendary Bauhaus school of design were rediscovered and are now ready to inspire a new generation of designers. Five a beautiful alphabets have been meticulously completed and digitized by an international team of students guided renowned type designer Erik Spiekermann. Now these fonts are available and Andreas and FOREAL Studio create furniture with them. How awesome is that? The Adobe team invited us to participate on the “Adobe Hidden Treasures challenge“. The task was to build a Bauhaus Inspired Brand Identity in creating a series of the following pieces of work using the brand new Bauhaus fonts... Furniture Design For more information make sure to check out www.weareforeal.com

Interference of Light Illustration Series by Danny Ivan

Interference of Light Illustration Series by Danny Ivan

Happy Friday everyone! We would like to share the work of Danny Ivan who is a freelance 3D Imagery maker / Art Director for motion based in Porto, Portugal. His illustration series is entitled: Interference of Light 2.0, a beautiful set of creative experimentations using Maxon Cinema 4D and of course Photoshop. As I quote here from Danny: "The big goal here is to transmit a certain of serenity with these abstract images on a technology electric world." More Links Personal Site Behance Illustration Gallery

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

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

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

Beautiful Braun-like Style 3D Typography

Beautiful Braun-like Style 3D Typography

There are some projects that are simply hard to describe how awesome they are. The Classic. Typefaces by Particle (Gao Yang) is one of those memorable 3D and typography posts. It is simply an alphabet but it's created by using classic examples of industrial design, quite a few from Braun. The result is quite awesome, from calculator to toothbrush you will find all sorts of familiar objects there. I love the simplicity and how clean it feels. Check out after the break. After modeling some Braun's products for practice, I'd like to do something more creative, so I designed these letters with this retro, modern and Braun-like style. 3D Typography

Super Detailed 3D Character Design - Iron Man Armor Mark XLIV

Super Detailed 3D Character Design - Iron Man Armor Mark XLIV

It never ceases to amaze me the level of quality that 3D artworks have gotten. Dan N shared this incredible character design project that took him a few months to complete. It is titled "Hulkbuster" and it's the Iron Man Armor: Mark XLIV. It's hard to imagine that we all have access to tools to achieve this level of work and even more mind-blowing to think that you can simply just purchase the model to render it on your machine. If nowadays we can do this, imagine what 10 years from now will look like. Better know as the "Hulkbuster" was a project I started a few months ago. My goals of this project was to see how far I could push shading inside of Redshift, without using any 3rd party applications such as Substance, Mari. ect. Also seeing how much detail I could include without doing any UVs and rely solely on Redshift's Triplanar, Curvature, AO, Color Layer, Blend material, ect. to build detailed enough shaders all inside of Cinema 4D. 3D Character Design Graph for one of the materials, includes procedural grime, dust, and dirt layered in the crevices based off curvature and AO maps.   A little breakdown of the procedural setup for the change in reflection color. Also got some requests to share the setup so I made a simplified version of it to download.  

Awesome Digital Art and 3D work by Pete Norris

Awesome Digital Art and 3D work by Pete Norris

After gaining a BA in Automotive design from Coventry University Pete Norris went on producing work for clients including Free Radical Design, Nissan, AKQA, Fiat, Shell, Sony PlayStation, Microsoft and the Creative Assembly. In the spare time he creates vehicles, characters, Graffiti, fine art, product design and various other amazing things. For this post we want to highlight some of his incredible automotive design projects alongside with other 3D work. Check it out. Digital Art and 3D work

Eerie Illustration and 3D work by Carlos Neda

Eerie Illustration and 3D work by Carlos Neda

Carlos Neda shared a beautiful post on his Behance profile featuring some super cool illustratins. They were created in Autodesk Maya, Luxology Modo, Pixologic Zbrush and Marvelous Designer. All of them have this super eerie feel with colorful light effects. The project is shared Nothing Matters and as the name suggest, it does look like nothing matters for me after seeing that and realizing that I lack at a lot of skills :) The contemplation of your fears points with an intense light directly towards you your environment is empty, what are your reflections at the end of the day? accept that you still fail or accept you're already part of the same fears and emptiness? Illustration  

Digital Art & Illustration: NEOMANCER by Kirill Maksimchuk

Digital Art & Illustration: NEOMANCER by Kirill Maksimchuk

Let's share the vibrant 3D work of digital artist Kirill Maksimchuk. Based in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation, we are taking a look at his latest piece entitled: NEOMANCER. It's a cool concept and experimentation about an overdose of exposure from a character's emotions which is a female in this case. You can quite definitely the different approaches that Kirill took. It's impressive work! You should definitely check out his Behance for more of his 3D projects. Concept of the seamless future. Cyber life and real death. Female body and overwhelming emotions. More Links Learn more about Kirill Maksimchuk via Behance Photo Gallery  

3D Type Collection 1 (2017) by ILOVEDUST

3D Type Collection 1 (2017) by ILOVEDUST

It's almost the end of 2017, many of us including myself will be working at putting together our favourite and best work of the year to showcase. It's a cool practice since you are closing and re-arranging your files before the holidays. Also doing some cleaning for the upcoming new year and start fresh. We are taking a look at this year's collection by ILOVEDUST on their favourite 3D type projects from commercial, promotions and pitch-based. ILOVEDUST is a team of specialists working in design concepts, illustration, brand identity and experimental design. They have worked with Nike, Red Bull, Xbox, Coca-Cola, just to name a few. You can follow more of their work on Behance. More Links Learn more about ILOVEDUST at ilovedust.com Follow ILOVEDUST's work on Behance Architecture & Interior Design  

UI/UX: "Realistic" 3D Weather App

UI/UX: "Realistic" 3D Weather App

I guess weather apps are part of what we would qualify part of our daily routine, personally I related myself to Google Apps. But they are a numerous amount of applications out there that shares a "fun" factor to the mix. We are taking a look at the RealWeather app from Poland-based designer Michał Sambora. Adding a semi-realistic 3D renders to the minimal UI, this app concept definitely gives the prime to the 3D merging together with a dark UI all across. Michał Sambora is a mobile UI/UX designer based in Krakow, Poland. We have featured his motion work before on ABDZ. Make sure to follow his work and experiments on Dribbble. Fresh concept I had back in January for very simple and clean weather app with realistic 3D weather conditions.. Doesn't matter if there is plenty of such already, had to try to make those lovely clouds and animate them in Houdini and C4D + Octane myself :D Credits to Josef Bsharah (http://www.josefbsharah.net) for inspiration and helping making it happen! More Links Learn more about Michał Sambora via Dribbble Follow Michał's work on Behance UI/UX  

Digital Art & Illustration: Summer Diary Series

Digital Art & Illustration: Summer Diary Series

Summer might be over but it never is with Digital Art. That's the idea behind the concept with the mighty folks from Hunky-Dunky. Let's go through your beautiful summer memories through CGI and illustrative form, it's definitely a cool series! I love the fact that they expressed it like a journal with dates and funny quotes. Hit it! Hunky-Dunky is the creative studio of 3D Artist Yonito Tanu and the Art Director Jessica Chapiness. Based in Spain, you should follow their work on Behance for lots of digital art projects. Summer may be over, but its hot fun memories will stay forever. More Links Learn more about Hunky - dunky at hunky-dunky.com Follow Hunky - dunky on Behance Digital Art & Illustration  

Graphic & Industrial Design: 36days Electronics

Graphic & Industrial Design: 36days Electronics

We have seen many alphabet concepts from minimal, illustrative and more. The one when we are featuring today is such a creative take on our everyday electronics. Designed by Brazil-based graphic designer Vinicius Araújo, we get to explore a new alphabet with electronics like a Apple, Beats, Nintendo and a lot more. Check out the full project on Behance. Vinicius Araújo is a graphic designer based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We have featured the stunning work of Vinicius before on ABDZ through his wallpapers. Check out his Behance for more of his work. More Links Learn more about Vinicius Araújo via Behance Graphic & Industrial Design  

Abstract 3D Creations by Patrick Foley

Abstract 3D Creations by Patrick Foley

Nothing like a fresh 3D set to start the day. It's awesome that artists get to come up with so many cool creations, like these by Patrick Foley. These are some very cool abstract scenes, in which materials, textures and lighting are the main characters. As usual, these are only a handful of his works. For more of it, please visit his Instagram account! I hope you enjoy these as much as we did. Cheers! ;) Uma publicação compartilhada por Patrick Foley (@patrick_4d) em Set 25, 2017 às 9:41 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Patrick Foley (@patrick_4d) em Set 22, 2017 às 8:48 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Patrick Foley (@patrick_4d) em Set 16, 2017 às 3:05 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Patrick Foley (@patrick_4d) em Ago 27, 2017 às 3:17 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Patrick Foley (@patrick_4d) em Ago 15, 2017 às 9:18 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Patrick Foley (@patrick_4d) em Ago 11, 2017 às 12:33 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Patrick Foley (@patrick_4d) em Ago 10, 2017 às 12:48 PDT Uma publicação compartilhada por Patrick Foley (@patrick_4d) em Jul 18, 2017 às 7:58 PDT

Digital Art & Direction: Cannes Lions Imagination Day 2017

Digital Art & Direction: Cannes Lions Imagination Day 2017

It's that time of the year where our friends from Ars Thanea reveal the visuals for their Cannes Lions Imagination Day Conference. Each year, they will present something unique and certainly get our attention. This year is no surprises with the symbolic lion back again but this time in all fury. Please enjoy because it's awesome! Ars Thanea is CGI Studio based in Warsaw, Poland. This award-winning team has been producing some of the best projects we've ever seen on ABDZ, it's always great seeing what they are working on to constantly raising the bar. Ladies & Gentleman we proudly present you the brand-new Key Visual created for Cannes Lions Imagination Day Conference 2017! Some of you know for sure that we’re seasoned in creating glass or crystal lions, however this year’s creature is unique. We raised the bar and we brought to life the real, furry king of the jungle. And to be honest, we’re pretty f***ng proud of this cat! Project Gallery   Credits Client: SAR Stowarzyszenie Komunikacji Marketingowej Project Director: Anna Zimecka Project Manager: Paula Kielar Project Coordinator: Kornelia Mielczarek   Creative Production Studio: Ars Thanea Executive Creative Director: Peter Jaworowski Producers: Marta Król, Michał Zieliński Art Director: Marcin Kowalski Concept Artist: Michal Lisowski Digital Artists: Maciej Mizer, Marcin Kowalski 3D Lead Artist: Łukasz Skurczynski Modeling: Łukasz Skurczyński, Ernest Kośka, Kuba Włodarczyk, Michał Serafin Textures/Shading: Ernest Kośka, Maciej Łypik, Jakub Włodarczyk, Michał Serafin Fur: Maciej Łypik Rendering: Maciej Łypik More Links Learn more about Cannes Lions Imagination Day Conference at imaginationday.pl Learn more about Ars Thanea at arsthanea.com Follow Ars Thanea on Behance