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Adobe Stock + Dimension CC x Rijksmuseum: The Beauty of Art in 3D

Ah the beautiful city of Amsterdam, I had the chance for a quick visit back in late March. Following this visit, I am having a smile thinking of today's announcement with Adobe Stock + Adobe Dimension CC and the Rijksmuseum. The National Museum dedicated to arts and history based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Adobe Dimension CC: Fossil Adds a New Dimension to its Tin Packaging

Our pals from Adobe has shared that the lifestyle and watch brand Fossil's design team revamped their approach with design tool Adobe Dimension CC. With Dimension CC, Fossil’s design team was able to ditch the paper mockups and quickly + easily create high-quality, photorealistic 3D visualizations of the tin designs – no 3D design experience required.

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.

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 After almost 100 years, original typography sketches and unpublished letter fragments from the legendary Bauhaus school of design were rediscovered and are now ready to inspire a new generation of designers.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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 :)

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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! ;)

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!

Stunning 3D Work and Cinema 4D Tutorial by Cornelius Dämmrich

I love everything 3D. Back in the early 2000s I spent a fair amount of time trying to learn 3ds Max, then Cinema 4d. It was a good time but I couldn't stand the rendering times, especially to find out that my composition was bad in all senses, modeling, lighting, texture. That is not the case of the stunning work created by Cornelius Dämmrich titled 6088AD. What can I say about it, it's just perfect. Amazing mood, style and illumination.

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