Time for more some witty, fun character design here at Abduzeedo! Today we're featuring the super cute work of Taiwanese digital sculptor Pizza Chen. He's got some pretty fun -bearded- characters worth checking out. Here you can see some of Pizza Chen's pieces. For more of it, please visit his portfolio at ArtStation. I'm pretty sure he'll enjoy the attention. Also, which one is your favorite? Mine is the koala! Super funny. I really hope you like it as much as I did! Cheers. ;) Wario Hippo Sideburns Gorilla Beard Chameleon Moustache Seal Wolverine Polar bear Copstash Koala Dali Meerkat Beard Cat Goatee Chihuahua Beard Frog Stubble Pug Beard Mouse Beard Crocodile
I really enjoy seeing badass sculptures... but it's totally rad when an artist comes up with clay looking 3D sculptures like these by Brazilian artist Guzz Soares. These are so detailed that they actually got fingerprint marks on them, which is mindblowing! Kudos to the artist for such attention to detail! These are only a handful of Guzz's artworks. For more of his pieces, please visit his portfolio at Artstation. He'll definitely like it! Enjoy. Cheers! ;) Little Girl Hermione Granger Chun-Li Jack Sparrow Michael Jackson Lazy Day Goku (Kakaroto) Mario (Mario Bros.) Flapjack and Captain K'nuckles Lord Voldemort / You know who Finn and Jake Amy Farrah Fowler Walter White Gus Fring Dick Dastardly Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner Gaga Bean
Some artists really have a an awesome talent for creating characters. How many of you have seen a World War Centaur? Or maybe a Cheetah in a Velociraptor body (or would it be a Velociraptor with a Cheetah head?) Anyways, here is the fantastic work of Jake Parker. Here you can see some pretty awesome character designs by him, but also, his take on famous pieces are also really nice! Although this is only a handful of his pieces, you may see more of it by visiting his portfolio at DeviantART. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did! Cheers. ;)
The internet has given us access to so many things and with that, tools to ease the ability to share. For me, the most fascinating of all is that we can see various types of artworks and styles. A great example is the project Box on Wheels by Scott Schenone, the idea is to create a car model from a box model. The result is super stylish, full of personality and somewhat resembles one of the Pixar models for the movie Cars. A Defender 90 design that fits inside a perfect square. Via Behance
Back in 2010 we featured for the first time the awesome work of Austrian artist Teodoru Badiu. I thought it was time to update you guys on what he's been up to! He's been doing some fantastic 3D pieces like these! These are only a few of his pieces. For more of it, please visit his Behance portfolio! He'll definitely enjoy it. Also, tell us which of his latest pieces you like the most! Cheers! ;)
Character design and simple animations together are a powerful way to create engaging and delightful experiences for the viewer. A great example is the work that Mother Volcano and AIM | Animation for Mixedmedia put together for a commissioned work to Sony. The vector style and quirky animations are not only beautiful but carry so much personality. They definitely deserve to be shared here on Abduzeedo. For more information visit the Behance page of this project at: http://www.behance.net/gallery/Sony-Xperia-Z-Ultra-The-Big-Show/12932977 Commissioned by the Paris based agency Uzful, Mother Volcano created these 9 allegoric characters that have been brought to life by AIM in this fun and informative campaign for Sony Mobile introducing the new Xperia™ Z Ultra We would love to hear your opinion, share with us via comments, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or even email.
I really enjoy a well designed toy. Some action figures are so cool that anyone would proudly display them in the shelf, like these bad boys below... a fantastic set of toys designed by South Korean artist Coolrain Lee. Look at these! They're so slick! You should totally check his Behance portfolio for more of these! He'll definitely enjoy your visit. I hope you like it. Cheers! ;)
It's amazing what can be done in terms of character design and 3D modeling. From fantasy to real people, designers and digital artists are always pushing the limits in some way. Zancois Rice created a really cool 3D work entitled Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. It was Modeled after the famous Actor/Wrestler using 3D Studio Max, Photoshop and Mudbox. For more information visit http://www.zanswork.com Zancois Rice is an independent contractor specializing in Character Art and Animation. He has worked in the field for over 10 years, 2 years in video games and 7 years as an independent. He has also recently completed a 3D illustrated Book called Apricot Brown as well as several character poster projects.
Today on Abduzeedo, we are all about Halloween! Since most of us will be in costumes for the occasion, how about the characters from Disney too. Well, this is what talented artist and illustrator Isaiah Stephens did and it’s done beautifully. Our favorite Disney characters wears iconic outfits of heroes and villains from our favorite movies, TV shows, video games, and comic books. Aladdin All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Peter Pan All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Beast All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Flynn Rider All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Kida All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Wendy All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Giselle All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Tinkerbell All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Quasimodo All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Jane All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Megara All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Charlotte La Bouff All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Alice All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Cinderella All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Merida All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Jasmine All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Ariel All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Mulan All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Belle All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Snow White All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Rapunzel All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Pocahontas All Rights to Isaiah Stephens Links More info about Isaiah Stephens: http://isaiahstephens.deviantart.com/
Following our week of crazy cool case studies, we bring to you this incredible artwork created by Tomasz Nowak, also known as STRZYG. The illustration mixes character design and digital art, but to be honest, the first time I saw it I thought it was a photography. So in this post we will show you a little bit the behind the scenes of this project titled HCL 10th Anniversary: The End. Tomasz Nowak is a graphic and motion designer from Legnica. He's currently living in Poznan/Poland and we highly recommend that you check out his portfolio at http://www.strzyg.com/
Ricardo Gimenes has over nineteen years of experience in design, art direction, illustration, video making, and production of creative materials in five different countries, multiple platforms (both digital and analogue), and for a variety of different clients. He was the author of the series of illustrations titled "Behind the Websites" which included Abduzeedo. For this post Ricard shows us a little bit of the wireframes of his illustrations. It's always awesome and very useful seeing that, we can learn so much from the examples below. I have always focused in turning my deliveries into commercially successful graphic design pieces, website designs, audiovisual media, digital media production, and motion graphics For more information visit http://ricardogimenes.com/
It has been quite a long time since we posted about character design. Today we feature the work of Furio Tedeschi aka FooD, a Freelance 3D Character Artist at Digital Extremes. FooD is from the Johannesburg Area, South Africa and is specialized in Motion Pictures and Film. He has worked for great companies such as Gameloft, MicroSoft Studio 343 / Liquid Development, Mr. X Inc. For more information visit http://www.smokeflames.blogspot.com/ ADX ZBWorkshop Mech RC ADG Siraged Systems O.S.U Siraged Systems O.S.U Units Aviator Beetle Lord
I really enjoy reimagined characters from our childhood. Whether it's from comics or video games, it's just great to see someone like Mario sporting some big guns! Who wouldn't love to see an awesome animation with these below? These come from the mind of the America artist Coran "Kizer" Stone. Pretty awesome imagination, dude! These are only a few of his pieces... at his DeviantART portfolio you'll get to see a ton more of his work. I bet you'll love it, just like I did. Cheers! ;)
Today is the release of Man of Steel in theaters here in Brazil, and I'm really pumped for it. I know some people didn't like it, but seriously, it's Superman, the greatest superhero of all. Unfortunately, as you may have heard, Legendary Pictures is no longer working with Warner Bros, so there's a great possibility we won't get a JLA movie with the same team that came up with Batman and Man of Steel. So, cheering for a good JLA movie in a near future, I'm sharing with you guys some great character designs by artist Franco Spagnolo. These are super great... fresh takes on the characters we all love. I hope you enjoy these as well! For more of Franco's design, check out his portfolio at Behance. He'll definitely enjoy your visit. Cheers! ;) Superman Batman Wonder Woman Flash Green Lantern LJA
123Klan is a French graffiti crew now based in Montreal, Qc of Canada. Since 1994, 123Klan have worked and have been specializing in character illustration, branding, toy design, and touring the world one wall after another. Their client list includes big brands like Nike, Adidas, Lamborghini, Coca Cola, Stussy, Sony, Nasdaq to name a few. We are showcasing just a glimpse of their entire portfolio, check out their website for more. Find out more about the crew 123Klan and their pretty diverse works at 123Klan.com All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan All Rights to 123Klan Links More info about 123Klan: http://www.123klan.com More on 123Klan via Instagram: http://instagram.com/123Klan Follow 123Klan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/123klan
Timothy Doyle aka. Mr. Doyle is a illustrator and owner of a screen printing studio called Nakatomi Inc. in Austin, Texas. Now I gotta say I hardly see someone who could blend traditional media with digital media in a way you can really distinguish how this was done. Mr. Doyle also present us a really outstanding skill for character design, coloring and scenario composition. You can see more artworks and news from Mr. Doyle at his Official Website. Tim Doyle is an illustrator and print-maker working out of Austin, Texas. Growing up in the suburban sprawl of the Dallas area, he turned inward and sullen, only finding joy in comic-books and television and video games. Moving to Austin, Texas in 1999 to fulfill a life-long dream of not living in Dallas, Doyle begun painting and showing in galleries in 2001. He self-published a diary zine, ‘Amazing Adult Fantasy’ from 2001-2003. Doyle has held many nerd-friendly jobs, including running a small chain of comic-book stores, as well as designing t-shirts and art-directing the poster series for the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. Doyle left ‘jobs’ behind and launched his company- Nakatomi Inc in January of 2009. In the Summer of 2009, Tim Doyle along with artist Clint Wilson built their own screen printing studio, Nakatomi Print Labs, in which they and other artists work out of (Mr. Doyle website).
Becky Dreistadt is a exceptional illustrator that works in partnership with her husband to create the most fluffy and cute illustrations and their own comic strip:"The Tiny Kitten Teeth". Working on many traditional techniques to give life to her characters, some of them are so flawless that you may believed they were done on a digital software. For more artworks from Becky please acess her DevianArt gallery. You can also see the latest updates from her and her husband at The Tiny Kitten Teeth website.