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The Art of Matt Taylor

The Art of Matt Taylor

I am seriously surprised that we have never featured the work of Matt Taylor because it's awesome. He is making a buzz today because of the release of Avengers: Infinity War Poster by Mondo. He is a remarkable illustrator based in the UK and has worked with brands like Amazon Studios, BBC Worldwide, GQ, Marvel and more. For print purchases, you should definitely check out his Shop. More Links Learn more about Matt Taylor Follow Matt's work on Instagram Check out his Shop Via Instagram If you missed the chance to get one of my SDCC Ten Years of Marvel prints from the lottery you’ll still have the chance to pick up this variant edition from the @mondonews booth (#435) on Thursday 19th. See you there! #illustration #poster #mondo #screenprint #marvel #mcu #artistsoninstagram A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on Jul 12, 2018 at 6:52am PDT Available from the #Mondo booth at SDCC next week, here are three more Black Panther enamel pin badges - Shuri, Killmonger and Okoye. Find them at booth #435 #illustration #mondo #sdcc #comicon #blackpanther #killmonger #shuri #okoye #enamelpin #pingamestrong #marvel A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on Jul 13, 2018 at 9:26am PDT RIP Steve Ditko. You made it look effortless #comics #steveditko #spiderman A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on Jul 7, 2018 at 1:26pm PDT Peter and Gamora #illustration #guardiansofthegalaxy #starlord #gamora #mondo #poster #screenprint #art #marvel #mcu #zoesaldana #chrispratt A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on Jun 22, 2018 at 8:07am PDT Steve and Scott #sdcc #illustration #captainamerica #antman #marvel #poster #screenprint #sandiego #mcu #artistsoninstagram A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on Jun 21, 2018 at 8:20am PDT Aim for the head #illustration #thor #workinprogress #marvel #chrishemsworth #artistsoninstagram #art #movieposter #lightning A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on Jun 12, 2018 at 10:22am PDT And here’s a poster I made for the first Deadpool movie a couple of years ago #deadpool #deadpool2 #freeway #escalade #movieposter #illustration #artistsoninstagram #art A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on May 18, 2018 at 8:28am PDT On sale now at matttaylordraws.bicartel.com (link in bio) #maythe4thbewithyou #starwars #anewhope #illustration #screenprint #movieposter #art #darthvader #hansolo #princessleia #lukeskywalker A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on May 4, 2018 at 6:21am PDT I did some more merchandising artwork for Marvel last year for this weekends #BlackPanther. Here it is #illustration #portrait #tchalla #killmonger #okoye #nakia #marvel #artistsoninstagram A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on Feb 17, 2018 at 7:52am PST For those that have asked: close up photos of my Thor: Ragnarok prints that’ll be on sale this Friday. This thing has printed ridiculously. I worry I may have peaked. #illustration #mondo #thorragnarok #marvel #screenprint A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on Jan 31, 2018 at 8:51am PST For those that have asked: close up photos of my Thor: Ragnarok prints that’ll be on sale this Friday. This thing has printed ridiculously. I worry I may have peaked. #illustration #mondo #thorragnarok #marvel #screenprint A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on Jan 31, 2018 at 8:51am PST Penultimate movie poster of the year from me - the glorious Thor: Ragnarok. On sale on Black Friday from Mondo #illustration #poster #thor #ragnarok #mondo #screenprint #marvel #mcu #loki #hulk #chrishemsworth #tomhiddleston #jeffgoldblum #artistsoninstagram #art #blacklight #fluorescent A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on Nov 22, 2017 at 8:48am PST Hey you, what are you doing next Thursday (23/11)? Want to come and hear me talk about posters, illustration and process at the Apple store on Regent Street? Well you can! Yes, even you!* Places are limited obviously, so search out Today at Apple and RSVP to get your name down. See you next week #illustration #posters #apple #london #regentstreet #todayatapple #artistsoninstagram #ldn #lionking #movieposter A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on Nov 13, 2017 at 8:13am PST I finally got around to updating my website with work from the last year. Please visit and have a look. Or don’t. It’s totally your call. Link in profile, obvs. #illustration #artistsoninstagram #posters #mondo #marvel #dccomics #michaeljackson #starwars #jurassicpark #comics #art #screenprinting A post shared by Matt Taylor (@matttaylordraws) on Nov 8, 2017 at 8:15am PST

World Cup 2018 Illustrations: Félicitations les Bleus (France)

World Cup 2018 Illustrations: Félicitations les Bleus (France)

In case you have been outside this beautiful planet, today marked the day where France won the World Cup 2018 against the superb team of Croatia in Luzhniki Stadium, Russia. This is their second World Cup title since 1998, well Félicitations les Bleus! For the occasion, we are sharing the work of Yann Dalon who is an illustrator from Paris, France. We are honouring his work for the French Football Federation (FFF) the decoration of the Russian Hotel for the World Cup 2018 in the town of Istra, Russia. I' m very proud of this work, An order of the French Football Federation (FFF) the decoration of the Russian Hotel for the WorlCup 2018 in the town of Istra. 23 compositions for the doors of each bedroom off he players and 4 for the coach Didier Deschamps and the staff, and 2 big wall murals. More Links Learn more about Yann Dalon Follow Yann's work on Behance Previous feature on ABDZ

Saigon Rainy Days through Illustrations

Saigon Rainy Days through Illustrations

Let's explore Saigon, Vietnam through illustrations by a bunch of folks including: Maxk Nguyen, Thai Thanh Do, Kawako Giang Nguyễn, Nguyễn Thành Vũ, Thinh Le, Hạnh Huỳnh, Người Đá, Vũ Hải Long and Nguyễn Thành Chiến. This amazing crew has created a tremendous series by illustrating scenes from the streets of Saigon in Vietnam. I loved the visual approach and of course the attention to details for each piece. From eventually the rain, the lighting, the character and going all the way to the reflection of the water on the floor from the rain falling down. Makes everything else magical! The rainy season in Saigon is truly rainy. It rains from morning to noon, from evening to midnight. Wake up in the rain Saigon’s climate is like a switch, bone-dry is just one flip away from ever-wet. As hurried as the raindrops, thousands of wheels covered in colorful raincoats roll ceaselessly back and forth the city’s drippy face. Somewhere in the heavy pitter-patter, street cries still echo from the tireless feet. They keep walking because in Saigon, the rain will dry for the sun will shine Credits Creative Director: Maxk Nguyen Art Director: Thai Thanh Do Illustration Artist: Kawako Giang Nguyễn, Nguyễn Thành Vũ, Thinh Le, Hạnh Huỳnh Motion Artist: Người Đá, Vũ Hải Long, Nguyễn Thành Chiến More Links See the full project on Behance

Meet Kareen Waris aka Waspa: 11-year-old kid with a tremendous drawing talent

Meet Kareen Waris aka Waspa: 11-year-old kid with a tremendous drawing talent

I think the title says it all basically! Meet Kareen Waris who is also known as Waspa that is currently living in Lagos, Nigeria. What is particular is that he is super talented artist and at only age of 11-years-old. Kareen started drawing at the age of 6 and his drawings are generally focused on portraits as we would call it: "hyperrealistic". If you pay close attention, his drawings almost feel like a photograph. We had to feature his work on ABDZ, and we think he is the youngest artist we have ever featured. That's very unique and impressive! Meet Kareen Waris I want to use this medium to say a BIG THANK YOU to those who have been supporting me in every areas. Special thanks to @oohiolei @osheoluwa @temmytadabalogun @splufiknigerians @splufiknigerians @tundeednut @officialarole @gtbank @waptvchannel @wazobiatvng @emma4impact @vivacityvegankitchen @farabaleafrica @arinze @ayowole_art @olodumare91 you are all part of my succeess Story. I love you all. A post shared by kareem waris (@waspa_art) on Apr 23, 2018 at 3:22pm PDT More Links

Adobe Dimension CC Artwork by Luke Choice

Adobe Dimension CC Artwork by Luke Choice

It must be such an honour to have your work featured on one of Adobe's splash screens also what I called: "Loading Screen" before your tool interface comes to life. It was the case for Luke Choice and the work he has done for Project Felix now called Adobe Dimension CC and also worked with the Adobe Make It Impactful team to engage and educate the design community through a series of tutorials, workshops and competitions. Tasked with exploring Project Felix, Adobe’s beta 3D program, Luke created and broke down one of his artworks to highlight the program’s unique features and capabilities. New users to Felix also had the opportunity to watch live demonstrations of the working processes on the Velvet Spectrum Instagram. These tutorials led to an open competition for all artists to submit their own Felix creations in the hopes of winning a trip to Adobe MAX where Luke would host another live workshop for the program. More Links Learn more about Luke Choice Follow Luke's work on Behance

Weird World Cup x Football Beyond Borders

Weird World Cup x Football Beyond Borders

Our good friend Gordon Reid and in collaboration with designer Callum Stephenson have set up a fun World Cup project. For this project they have commissioned 20 artists and designers from Yarza Twins, Velvet Spectrum, Brand Nu, Hey Studio, Craig Oldhamm, and to name a few. Why? To celebrate their favourite weird or hilarious moment from previous World Cups. All of the original pieces are then to be printed on beer mats and 'exhibited' in pubs around London in time for the World Cup. Check it out! We invited twenty leading designers, illustrators and creatives to celebrate their favourite hilarious, weird and wonderful moments of previous World Cups by creating a piece of work to represent that moment. These pieces have then been printed onto limited edition beer mats and are being ‘exhibited’ in pubs around London right in time for the World Cup. More Links Get yourself a Weird World Cup Mixed Pack All of the money raised will be going to a charity we love, Football Beyond Borders. They are currently fundraising for a new multi purpose space in the Angell Town Estate in Brixton where the plan is to turn this space into an office, an FBB learning hub used for non-FBB Schools programmes and a safe haven for young people in London from disadvantaged backgrounds. Weird World Cup

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