Pablo Olivera 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 Pablo Olivera check out: INSTAGRAM FACEBOOK DRIBBBLE
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
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
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
We're totally digging these gorgeous Tarot cards designed for Neustellar, a Swiss organization run by Andreas Graf that provides spiritual teaching, mindfulness workshops and counseling. The creative talent behind the work is the lovely Caterina Bianchini, a multi-award winning designer and art director based in London. Tarot cards may not be the first place you look for drawing inspiration but we hope these have moved you just as much as they have us. These beautiful Tarot cards were designed to promote each of Neustellar's classes ranging from old age and wisdom to crisis intervention. The concept behind creating designs that referenced Tarot cards was that tarot cards are used to indicate the future, give a sense of what might be ahead, to allow for the individual to plan or accept. Specifically, the designs were created to be a graphic interpretation of each class offered. You'll notice tree lifelines symbolizing the old age and wisdom cards while outlines of mountainous shapes convey new perspectives for the healing card. Each card was designed using this thought process to create designs that were authentic to their specific healing power. Enjoy and check out more work by Bianchini here. ABOUT CATERINA BIANCHINI Caterina Bianchini, is a multi-award winning designer and art director based in London. Working across the field of creative direction, from design to art direction. Each project challenges current design norms by experimenting with unique typographic layouts and carefully curated colour palettes. Projects are approached with conceptual and strategic thinking, creating work that is considered, charismatic and beautiful. Clients include Levi's, Diesel, Lush. Red Bull Music Academy, Red Bull Studios, Nike and Adidas.
Grzegorz Domaradzki created some stunning illustrations for the Indiana Jones trilogy. They feature all main characters that made these movies, probably the most entertaining trilogy ever. I know there's a fourth movie, but we rather not count that one. There are 2 versions of the poster, in 8 or 6 color screen print with metallic links. As you can see from the images below, they are quite amazing. Illustrations Indiana Jones Trilogy REGULAR edition / 8 color screen print with metallic inks 36 x 24 inches Hand-numbered / TIMED EDITION of 2750 / Printed by VGKids / APs coming soon. Indiana Jones Trilogy VARIANT edition / 6 color screen print with metallic inks 36 x 24 inches Hand-numbered / EDITION of 250 / Printed by VGKids / APs coming soon. Photos For more information check out: www.iamgabz.com Facebook Instagram
Thomas Rohlfs is an illustrator from Amsterdam, Netherlands with a very unique style. He shared a illustration post on his Behance profile showing a bit of his process from sketches to the final piece. The most amazing thing for me is the sense of movement added by a quite aggressive perspective. In addition to that, the color scheme and textures are top notch. Illustration Process
This Sunday, I will be heading out to Amsterdam to cover another launch for you guys. We will keep you posted! In the meantime, as an ABDZ tradition; it's always interesting to discover designers or illustrators from the city you are visiting. I stumbled across the work of Sail Ho Studio, a studio all about illustration and motion design based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. We are taking a look at their beautiful illustrative series: Cities of Colours. City of colors is a journey through six cities to be inspired by their colors, their heritage, their art, and life. And why having just still postcards when we could add life to our illustration? Let that bike ride! Watch the videos to see a full animated version of Amsterdam and London. So, if you could choose, where would you be now? Credits Illustration / Animation: Sail Ho Studio Extra Animation: Vincentiu Solomon Sound Design: Tommaso Simonetta More Links Learn more about Sail Ho Studio at sailhostudio.com Follow Sail Ho Studio on Behance Illustration
Muhammed Sajid is an illustrator from Bangalore, India and he shared a beautiful set of illustrations titled Home on his Behance profile. As the name suggests it's about houses but the cool thing is that he illustrated all sorts of different house styles from classic, to modernist to mid-century to Spanish style, he got them all. I particular like the use of color and texture applied to his work. There's a lot of character as well so check them out. An artist, I want to draw every second. I am also interested in illustrations and animation. - Muhammed Sajid Illustrations For more information check out: DRIBBBLE INSTAGRAM
Today is a celebration day! Because of the World Clock, some of you might be welcoming a new day as of now but we are still celebrating here! What are we celebrating? Well it's the International Women's Day! For those who don't know, it's a World gathering celebrating social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. We all know at least that one special woman who is strong, perseverant and at the same time being able to juggle the ups and downs of life whatever it is towards their careers or life choices. I think it's an important day to recognize that force and especially if we take a closer look at our design and tech industry. We decided to celebrate in our own way and put together a collection for this beautiful day. Please enjoy and thank you for doing what you are doing. In this collection we are featuring the work from Anna Rising, Studio–JQ, Jessica Strelioff, Carly Stevens and more. More Links Cover Image by Radostina Georgieva For more, check out Dribbble Follow my tweets @aoirostudio Follow my pictures on Instagram via Dribbble Design by Radostina Georgieva Design by Carlos Rocafort IV Design by Stinvi. Design by Anna Rising Design by Studio–JQ Design by Studio–JQ Design by Kudos Design Design by Kyle Letendre Design by Jessica Strelioff Design by Jacob Etter Design by Carly Stevens Design by Nina Aubert Design by Sail Ho Studio
We have been getting lots of great feedback on our weekly UI Inspiration articles, which is amazing! Thank you for sharing your support, we will make sure to come up with more. On the other hand, we have put another collection from a category who has been here since forever but might have got some setbacks with the rise of UI. Illustrations! Here it is, this is purely explanatory just to see how you guys will love to see more of this as well, let us know. Meanwhile, enjoy this Illustration Inspiration. In this collection we are featuring the work from DKNG, Animagic Studios, Rwds, Jacob Cummings and more. More Links For more, check out Dribbble Follow my tweets @aoirostudio Follow my pictures on Instagram via Dribbble Design by DKNG Design by Animagic Studios Design by Rwds Design by Jacob Cummings Design by Matt Chinworth Design by Dmitrii Kharchenko Design by Outcrowd Design by Jerrod Maruyama Design by Eric Nyffeler Design by Luobing Design by Anton Fritsler (kit8) Design by Alex Kunchevsky Design by Tania Design by Vanpersie Chen Design by Horia Manolache Design by Sunyx Design by Matt Chinworth
We're delighted by the whimsical work of French-born, Berlin-based illustrator Marc Majewski and in particular his recent children's picture book titled Une Histoire. The story is an ode to the imagination and daydreaming and takes the reader on a joyous journey by way of endearing illustrations spotlighting Majewski's passion for color and light. As a child, the talented Majewski discovered his zeal for drawing and painting through the pictures of Gustave Dore, Quentin Blake, Lisbeth Zwerger and Symbolist painters just to name a few. We are so impressed by Majewski's ability to portray real-life scenes with such detail, emotion and sparkle. Scroll below for a peek inside this talented young mind and the inspiration behind his beautiful work. Also enjoy his Instagram feed for more smiles.
Let us share this beautiful collaboration for a series of an illustration entitled: Nike RT. Obviously, for NikeLab Dunk x RT Launch, they worked at creating the iconic sneaker model. With a mixture of different mediums like Photoshop, Luxology Modo, Blender 3D, Maxon Cinema 4D, and Octane. To give a shout to some of the credits, the direction was done by Ditroit. Art direction by Salvatore Giunta, Pietro Furbatto, and design by Salvatore Giunta, Cristian Acquaro, Pietro Furbatto. For anyone who appreciates the brand Nike, you will love this series! On the occasion of the NikeLab Dunk Lux x RT launch, we recreated this iconic sneaker model using distinguishing elements of contemporary pop culture, hence marking the undeniable bond between sports and the high-end street style of Riccardo Tisci. These visual reproductions were featured in "We believe in the power of love" - a short movie shot by Luca Finotti during the Dunk Lux campaign. Credits Direction: Ditroit Art Direction: Salvatore Giunta, Pietro Furbatto Design: Salvatore Giunta, Cristian Acquaro, Pietro Furbatto Modeling: Giovanni Mauro, Riccardo Bancone Lighting and Shading: Claudio Gasparollo Producer: Ada Korvafaj Director & Art Director: Luca Finotti Production Company: Section80 Producer: Luca Degani More Links See the full project on Behance Art Direction & Illustration
Bastien Grivet is a Swiss Art Director, Concept Artist, Matte Painter & Composer based in Montpellier, France. He has an incredible portfolio featuring different styles with one thing in common, they are all top-notch in terms of quality. Personally, because, of my fascination with light effects I tend to prefer anything that has a neon light effect. For this post I focused on a few projects exemplifying Bastien's incredible digital art work. Digital art Animation
We are delighted to share a timely post today by Hungarian-based illustrator Dora Vincze showcasing some fun illustrations celebrating winter sports. Just in time for the Olympics in South Korea, these whimsical, animated character illustrations have us beaming from ear to ear. The Winter Olympics began in 1924 in Chamonix, France as a major international affair and continued to take place every four years. Having evolved since their inception, sports and disciplines have been added and subtracted over time. The sports Vincze features here such as Alpine skiing and snowboarding have earned a permanent spot on the Olympic programme. For this work Vincze has employed Photoshop and After Effects to achieve the cheery end result. We don't have much further detail to wax poetic on this talented young illustrator but you can check her Instagram for more discovery and inspiration.
Billelis ... shared another amazing post on his Behance profile. This time it's an digital art and illustration work he has done for the upcoming Marvel movie, Black Panther. As expected, it's an incredibly detailed artwork with intricate forms and shapes. It's hard to describe his work, it looks like a mandala, or sometimes the Iron Throne from the Game of Thrones. It doesn't matter the way you try to explain, it is something that you have to see it. Below I added a few images. Had the pleasure of working with the very talented BossLogic on this artist initiated key visual for Marvel and Marvel Studio's upcoming film - Black Panther. Digital art and illustration For more information check out W E B S I T E I N S T A G R A M F A C E B O O K T W I T T E R
We love the work of Brian Miller on ABDZ. He is an illustrator based in Erie, Colorado, USA; living in a beautiful landscape as a background like Colorado. It must have been really inspiring! We are taking a look at his piece entitled: Space Park: Cosmic Canyon and it's always a pleasure to take a look at his process and some close-up shots. For those who may not know, Space Park is a board game designed by Henry Audubon and the fine folks at Keymaster Games which will be launching through kickstarter soon. Players ride rockets to extraordinary realms throughout the galaxy collecting exotic crystals and badges as they set out to become the next great space explorer! More Links Learn more about Brian Miller at orlincultureshop.com Follow Brian Miller on Behance Previous Feature on ABDZ Illustration