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Music Album Cover Illustrations by El Diablo

Music Album Cover Illustrations by El Diablo

El Diablo is an art director and illustrator based in Vancouver, BC in Canada. His illustration works are mostly for music albums. I just love the color palette and illustrative style. I have rarely seen a beautiful combination of colors between peach and slight-greeny-blue colors mixing so well together. You should definitely check out more of his work on Behance. More Links Personal Site Behance Illustrations

Awe-inspiring Masterpiece Drawings by Gurekbal Bhachu

Awe-inspiring Masterpiece Drawings by Gurekbal Bhachu

Prepare to be amazed by masterpiece drawings by Gurekbal Bhachu who is a self-taught artist based in London, UK. His muse? He takes as inspiration celebrities and characters like Eminem, Drake, Morgan Freeman and even Thanos from the Avengers: Infinity War movie. His level of details is what is the most awe-inspiring ones we have ever seen on ABDZ. Take Thanos for example, you can clearly see the levels of details from the color, texture, and highlights. A huge prop to Gurekbal for his incredible work. More Links Personal Site Instagram Via Instagram Dread it. Run from it. Destiny still arrives. Thank you all for being patient with this drawing. I spent much longer on this than any of my previous pieces. I’m still quite unsure if I’m going to include a background as I made some mistakes and they’re quite visible so I kind of want to cover that up. It’s been exhausting but I don’t want that to stop me from going all the way and so over the coming days I’ll make that decision and keep you updated, far more than these past 2-3 weeks of absence lol. Thank you for supporting me and my work, much love as always ❤️ Pencils: Prismacolor Premier (@prismacolor) Paper: Strathmore Toned Tan (@strathmoreart) Highlights: White Uni Posca Paint Pen (@poscagallery) #art #arts_gate #art_supernova #artistic_unity_ #artist #pencil #illustration #drawing #sketch #artistic_nation #spotlightonartists #wip #worldofpencils2017 #instaart #artofdrawingg #drawinganatomyandart #artistic_dome #young_artists_help #art_worldly #art_spotlight #draw #duende_arts_help #artfido #art_realism_ #artistuniversity #gsinghb #sharingart #illustratenow #gurekbal A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on Aug 22, 2018 at 9:10am PDT Bruce Lee drawing finished. It only took me 7 weeks to complete lol. In all seriousness, thank you all for your patience with this one. I think I’m slightly uninspired as of recent and that tends to carry through my work the longer I take until it’s complete. I have more exciting pieces planned but I still have the Kendrick drawing to finish. Thank you for bearing with this down time, much love Pencils: Faber Castell 9000 Paper: A4 Bristol Board (Winsor & Newton) Eraser: Tombow Mono Zero Blending: Cotton Bud/Q-tip/Dry Paintbrush Highlights: White Uni Posca Paint Pen #art #arts_gate #art_supernova #artistic_unity_ #artist #pencil #illustration #drawing #sketch #artistic_nation #spotlightonartists #wip #worldofpencils2017 #instaart #artofdrawingg #drawinganatomyandart #artistic_dome #young_artists_help #art_worldly #art_spotlight #draw #duende_arts_help #artfido #art_realism_ #artistuniversity #gsinghb #sharingart #illustratenow #gurekbal A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on May 20, 2018 at 6:38am PDT Probably one of my most favourite drawings I’ve completed. Though it didn’t have some of the challenges my previous drawings had such as drawing facial hair and wrinkles. This piece presented some of it’s own, most of which being the droplets of sweat on the forehead/skin and creating a much smaller pore texture than I’m used to. It’s become clear to me as it probably has to you that these drawings have been taking me much longer than they did before so I just wanted to thank you all for being patient with me and providing support as well as sound advice, I couldn’t be more appreciative for that. Much love ❤️ Pencils: Faber Castell 9000 Paper: A4 Bristol Board (Winsor & Newton) Eraser: Tombow Mono Zero Blending: Cotton Bud/Q-tip/Dry Paintbrush Highlights: White Uni Posca Paint Pen A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on Feb 19, 2018 at 8:17am PST The longest I’ve ever spent on a drawing (roughly 2 months) and I’d say my most detailed piece too but what took the most time weren’t the details themselves but rather the challenge they presented. I can’t tell you how many days it took me to understand the depth of drawing the white hair on his head and not only that but trying to convey it correctly on white paper. Art isn’t just about knowing the limits of your ability and what you can do to improve them, but the limits of the tools & materials you use also. With that being said, I just wanted to say thank you for all the support both here and on twitter over the course of this piece, I truly appreciate that you share the same passion in watching a drawing unfold as I do, much love as always ❤️ Pencils: Faber Castell 9000 Paper: A4 Bristol Board (Winsor & Newton) Eraser: Tombow Mono Zero Blending: Cotton Bud/Q-tip Highlights: White Uni Posca Paint Pen #art #arts_gate #art_supernova #artistic_unity_ #artist #pencil #illustration #drawing #sketch #artistic_nation #spotlightonartists #wip #worldofpencils2017 #instaart #artofdrawingg #drawinganatomyandart #artistic_dome #young_artists_help #art_worldly #art_spotlight #draw #duende_arts_help #artfido #art_realism_ #artistuniversity #gsinghb #sharingart #illustratenow #gurekbal A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on Dec 28, 2017 at 7:34am PST Roughly four weeks of work and a lot of procrastination and my drawing of Al Pacino is finished. Even though there are many areas of this piece in which I struggled where I usually don’t, I really do consider this my favourite. I personally think the addition of using a white paint/gel pen for highlights on the pores of the skin is what gives this piece an edge over the others I’ve drawn but I know that this process still requires a lot of fine-tuning. I’m relieved that this drawing didn’t take as long as my last one since I’ve been putting more of an emphasis on details but spending a month on it can be quite straining so I really appreciate all the support and feedback throughout the whole process, it really means a lot to me, so thank you ❤️ For those interested in purchasing a print of this piece, please visit gurekbal.com Pencils: Faber Castell 9000 Paper: A4 Bristol Board (Winsor & Newton) Eraser: Tombow Mono Zero Blending: Cotton Bud/Q-tip Highlights: White Uni Posca Paint Pen #art #arts_gate #art_supernova #artistic_unity_ #artist #pencil #illustration #drawing #sketch #artistic_nation #spotlightonartists #wip #worldofpencils2017 #instaart #artofdrawingg #drawinganatomyandart #artistic_dome #young_artists_help #art_worldly #art_spotlight #draw #duende_arts_help #artfido #art_realism_ #artistuniversity #gsinghb #sharingart #illustratenow #gurekbal A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on Oct 20, 2017 at 9:07am PDT Completed drawing of Samuel L Jackson. The longest a drawing has ever taken me; almost 7 weeks. When I mentioned I wanted to prioritise detail in my work again, I didn’t think it’d take this long. The way I uploaded the progress of this piece was also unconventional so thank you all for your patience, I couldn’t be any more appreciative of your support throughout the progress of this piece. Prints are available at gurekbal.com Pencils: Faber Castell 9000 Paper: A4 Bristol Board (Winsor & Newton) Eraser: Tombow Mono Zero Blending: Cotton Bud/Q-tip Highlights: White Uni Posca Paint Pen #art #arts_gate #art_supernova #artistic_unity_ #artist #pencil #illustration #drawing #sketch #artistic_nation #spotlightonartists #wip #worldofpencils2017 #instaart #artofdrawingg #drawinganatomyandart #artistic_dome #young_artists_help #art_worldly #art_spotlight #draw #duende_arts_help #artfido #art_realism_ #artistuniversity #gsinghb #sharingart #illustratenow #gurekbal A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on Sep 8, 2017 at 6:37am PDT And that about wraps up my drawing of Kanye West. Extremely pleased with how this turned out. I know I said that I wanted to fill the background with either a solid shade or a pattern but I think a plain background works best here. I have to mention how many were wondering why I decided to draw him and I know his public image gets a bad rep from many people but the truth is, strictly as an artist, there is so much to pull from his discography and be inspired by, I found it fascinating to go back to the music I listened to growing up and now that I'm older, understanding the transition in his work. Each project he has worked on is uniquely it's own and tells a very specific story about who he was at that time and I deeply appreciate an artist's ability to be vulnerable within their work. To add to that, I want to extend my appreciation towards you for the love and support on my work, thank you all so much for the kind words and compliments, I'm forever grateful, much love as always ❤️ Pencils: Faber Castell 9000 Paper: A4 Bristol Board (Winsor & Newton) Eraser: Tombow Mono Zero Blending: Cotton Bud/Q-tip Highlights: Sakura Souffle White Gel Pen #art #arts_gate #art_supernova #artistic_unity_ #artist #pencil #illustration #drawing #sketch #artistic_nation #spotlightonartists #wip #worldofpencils2017 #instaart #artofdrawingg #drawinganatomyandart #artistic_dome #young_artists_help #art_worldly #art_spotlight #draw #duende_arts_help #artfido #art_realism_ #artistuniversity #gsinghb #sharingart #illustratenow #gurekbal @art.realism A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on Jun 17, 2017 at 6:55am PDT After restarting and so many hours of work and readjusting, I finally managed to complete this drawing of @badgalriri to the best of my ability. I think the most important lesson for me to take away from this is that, of course not every piece is going to be my best work. The effort I put in, shouldn't go unnoticed to myself regardless of the outcome. Even if I tried and failed, it was still the hard work that mattered. And of course, this is far from failure but I did notice I was unable to put forth the level of detail I usually do. With all that said, I did appreciate all the comments, compliments and suggestions throughout the process, thank you for staying with me and watching it all pan out. Much love as always ❤️ Pencils: Faber Castell 9000 Paper: A4 Bristol Board (Winsor & Newton) Eraser: Tombow Mono Zero Blending: Cotton Bud/Q-tip Highlights: Sakura Souffle White Gel Pen #art #arts_gate #art_supernova #artistic_unity_ #artist #pencil #illustration #drawing #sketch #artistic_nation #spotlightonartists #wip #worldofpencils2017 #instaart #artofdrawingg #drawinganatomyandart #artistic_dome #young_artists_help #art_worldly #art_spotlight #draw #duende_arts_help #artfido #art_realism_ #artistuniversity #gsinghb #sharingart #illustratenow #gurekbal @art.realism A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on May 24, 2017 at 5:51am PDT Completed drawing of Drake (@champagnepapi). As always, thank you all for staying tuned throughout the progress of this piece, your comments and kind words are always welcome. I really tried to document this one as much as I could so if you're wondering how I approached certain aspects, you can always look through my page and hopefully find the information you need as well as the tools and equipment I use listed in the captions. More Life 🌺 @wordonrd @therealdennisg @welcomeovo @ovosound Pencils: Faber Castell 9000 Paper: A4 Bristol Board (Winsor & Newton) Eraser: Tombow Mono Zero Blending: Cotton Bud/Q-tip Highlights: Sakura Souffle White Gel Pen #art #art_hyperrealism #_tebo_ #artistic_unity_ #artist #pencil #illustration #drawing #sketch #artistic_nation #spotlightonartists #wip #worldofpencils2017 #instaart #artofdrawingg #drawinganatomyandart #artistic_dome #young_artists_help #art_worldly #art_spotlight #draw #duende_arts_help #artfido #art_realism_ #artwork_support #gsinghb #sharingart #illustratenow #gurekbal @art.realism A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on Mar 23, 2017 at 8:13am PDT When a drawing is completed, it really does come with a sense of satisfaction. It's over, I've poured my energy into it. But somewhere a long the way is when it was at it's peak, the greatest part of it for me is still in it's progress because it moves from looking nothing like it at all to having depth and form. At any point during that time, I could have decided to approach it differently, there was possibility, and with that comes artistic liberty. Similarly, the same can be said for the character arc of Jesse Pinkman (@glassofwhiskey) in Breaking Bad himself. The options we have and the choices we make are always the interesting parts. Thank you all for sharing your kind words and support during the process of this drawing. It's always appreciated. Much love :) Pencils: Faber Castell 9000 Paper: A4 Bristol Board (Winsor & Newton) Eraser: Tombow Mono Zero Shading: Cotton Bud/Q-tip #art #art_hyperrealism #_tebo_ #artistic_unity_ #artist #pencil #illustration #drawing #sketch #artistic_nation #spotlightonartists #wip #worldofpencils2017 #instaart #artofdrawingg #drawinganatomyandart #artistic_dome #young_artists_help #art_worldly #art_spotlight #draw #duende_arts_help #artfido #art_realism_ #artwork_support #gsinghb #sharingart #illustratenow #gurekbal @art.realism A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on Mar 1, 2017 at 8:09am PST And we're done! Feel free to tag @lanadelrey in this drawing if you'd like :) Have to say that this portrait was a change of pacing from my last two for sure only because I couldn't get the face as smooth as it appeared in the reference and also the fact that it takes a lot less of the paper than the others did, making it harder to squeeze the details in. Thank you all for the support, as always. I enjoy reading your input and support, it truly means more than I can put into words. Hope you're having a great day 😊 #art #art_hyperrealism #_tebo_ #artistic_unity_ #artist #pencil #illustration #drawing #sketch #artistic_nation #spotlightonartists #wip #worldofpencils #instaart #artofdrawingg #drawinganatomyandart #artistic_dome #young_artists_help #art_worldly #art_spotlight #draw #duende_arts_help #artfido #art_realism_ #artwork_support #snaptweet #sharingart #illustratenow #pashaparvez @art.realism A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on Feb 16, 2017 at 9:12am PST Finally finished with my Eminem drawing. Almost went insane trying to add every little detail and truth be told I still didn't manage to but it is what it is, I think there comes a point where continuing to draw comes at a cost of your sanity lol. Here are the tools and equipment I used in this drawing: Pencils: Faber Castell 9000 Mechanical Eraser: Tombow Mono Zero Paper: A4 Bristol Board (Winsor & Newton) Blending: Cotton Bud/Q-Tip #art #art_hyperrealism #_tebo_ #artistic_unity_ #artist #pencil #illustration #drawing #sketch #artistic_nation #spotlightonartists #wip #worldofpencils #instaart #artofdrawingg #drawinganatomyandart #artistic_dome #young_artists_help #art_worldly #art_spotlight #draw #duende_arts_help #artfido #art_realism_ #artwork_support #snaptweet #sharingart #illustratenow #pashaparvez @art.realism A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on Jan 29, 2017 at 9:48am PST Tupac Shakur. First drawing of 2017. Was quite skeptical (as I always am) about how this piece was going to turn out at first because it is one of the more zoomed in portraits I've worked on. What's honestly the best thing about posting my work online is that many of you share the same passion as I do for drawing so I'm thankful for the contribution you all have given along the way. It inspires me to want to continuously get better any way I can. However, never before have I been asked so many times what tools I use over the course of a drawing so I've listed them below lol. I was able to acquire all of these tools from Amazon in the UK but I'm not sure if they are as easy to find in other locations as they are here. Any questions you have, be sure to leave them down below :) Tools and equipment used: Paper: A4 Bristol Board (Winsor & Newton) Pencils: Faber Castell 9000 Eraser: Tombow Mono Zero #art #art_hyperrealism #_tebo_ #artistic_unity_ #artist #pencil #illustration #drawing #sketch #artistic_nation #spotlightonartists #wip #worldofpencils #instaart #artofdrawingg #art_hyperrealistic #artistic_dome #young_artists_help #art_worldly #art_spotlight #draw #duende_arts_help #artfido #art_realism_ #artwork_support #snaptweet #artmg03 #illustratenow #pashaparvez @art.realism A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on Jan 9, 2017 at 8:36am PST "Exit Walter White, Enter Heisenberg" As always, I would like to thank you for your support and appreciation over the course of this piece. It reminded me that art is a journey, not a destination, at least in portraiture, because for the most part, you already know how it's going to turn out from the photo you're referencing. Where the magic lies is coming to realise how tone shapes depth, that negative space is just as important as the space you shade in, that by understanding that each component of the face works together and not separately you can get a deep sense of perception. That's the beauty of it and your interest in the progress of it all allowed me to realise there's more to art than what meets the eye. It's the process of creation. #art #art_hyperrealism #_tebo_ #artistic_unity_ #artist #pencil #illustration #drawing #artistic_share #artistic_nation #spotlightonartists #wip #worldofpencils #worldoftalents #artofdrawingg #art_hyperrealistic #artistic_dome #young_artists_help #art_worldly #art_spotlight #arts_gallery #tacart #artfido #arts_secret #artwork_support #snaptweet #artsanity #illustratenow #pashaparvez A post shared by Gurekbal Singh Bhachu (@g_singh_b) on Oct 29, 2016 at 11:32am PDT

Luscious Watercolor pieces by Kseniia Yeromenko

Luscious Watercolor pieces by Kseniia Yeromenko

Watercolor is such a beautiful and intricate technique. I'm always taken away by the subtlety of watercolor pieces. It is like artists have a magic wand and create these beautiful stories with their work. And if you like to imagine what is behind an artwork, you will probably think that Kseniia Yeromenko is always hungry or always thinking about food. She creates amazing watercolor pieces that will certainly make you hungry. From pizza to sushi, pretzels to eggs, burgers to fries, Kseniia has a great hand for depicting items we love to eat. Get that napkin ready because you will be salivating after you see these pieces. The details and beautiful colors of Kseniia's work will certainly take you on a food related journey. It is almost food porn. Take a look. And remember to visit her Behance page for more. I was born in Melitopol, Ukraine and currently live in Kiev. When I was younger, I enjoyed painting people and when I turned 7 my parents registered me in art school. A few years later I had to quit the school because of progressing problems with my vision. I was able to commence painting again, when I was 15. I studied fine art in art college. Upon graduating I was accepted into Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Fine Arts and studied graphic design. Eventually, I realized that working with graphic design software was not my cup of tea and that I enjoyed creating art with my hands. As a freshman in Academy I had an assignment to depict an object of my choice using nine different techniques. I chose to paint cupcakes. I received an A for my project and my fellow students loved it as well. That’s when I decided to paint a few more cupcakes, doughnuts and cookies and started selling my paintings on Etsy. Then I added pizza, burgers, and fries to my collection. Although I can work with oil, acrylic and gouache and different graphic mediums I prefer using watercolors. It is quite a difficult and interesting technique for me. I prefer squirrel and kolinsky brushes and sometimes use synthetic ones. People often tell me that my artwork makes them hungry, and I am pleased to hear that! More links: Etsy Instagram ArtStation

Endless Summer vibes with Kate Wadsworth's stylish illustrations

Endless Summer vibes with Kate Wadsworth's stylish illustrations

I love checking out the illustration hashtag on Instagram. It is a great source of inspiration and an amazing way to find new artists. It was in one of my browsing adventures that I found the beautiful illustrations of Kate Wadsworth. The striking colors she uses and captivating subject got my attention right away. After checking out more of her work on her website and Behance I was even more in awe with her pieces. It was like I was being transported to a parallel universe filled with sun, waves and fun. Simply put, her illustrations made me smile. Since we know that sharing is caring and that there is nothing better than inspiring our readers, we are showcasing here a few of Kate's stylish pieces. These creative, bold and colorful pieces will certainly make your inspirational juices run faster. We have illustrations from two of her latest collections. Take a look and also visit her website and Behance for more details about her and her art. Also, all of Kate's illustrations are done in acrylic and colored pencil on wood panels. And she is the one building her panels. Talk about talent and multi tasking. ;) Kate Wadsworth was raised on the beautiful east side of Oahu, Hawaii, where she currently lives as an illustrator and graphic designer. She spent several years living on the East Coast where she received her BFA in Communication Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond – a multicultural city that strengthened her interest in figurative art and urban sketching. Equally inspired by the natural world, she loves to experiment with bold colors, exaggerated shapes, and purposeful line work to tell stories with subtle but deliberate symbolism. 28 Summers 28 Summers is a brand new collection for a solo show. Kate based the pieces on her recent move back to her hometown after living many years across the country. Her work for this show was a nostalgic reflection of her endless summer days growing up in Hawaii. East To West East to West is a collection inspired by a cross country trip Kate took a couple years ago. Third Beach, 12x16” Acrylic, colored pencil on wood panel. This piece was inspired by a beach in Forks, Washington, where the washed up driftwood is full grown trees eroded away from the earth.< We hiked 1.5 miles through Olympic National Park, and set up camp in a maze of fallen sitka spruce and western hemlock. Needless to say we had more than enough firewood to keep us warm through the night. The Guides, 16x20” Acrylic, colored pencil on wood panel. This piece is inspired by an 8 mile hike through the scorching Havasu Canyon to the village of Supai, in the Havasupai Indian Reservation. Another 2 miles will get you to a beautiful oasis of turquoise waterfalls. Vernal Falls, 16x20” Acrylic, colored pencil on wood panel. This piece is inspired by a trip to Yosemite National Park. We took a 0.7mile hike through the Mist Trail to a granite staircase of 600 steps to the top of Vernal Falls. From the top of the 317ft falls, you can see a beautiful view of Yosemite Valley. Instead of hiking back the way we came, we continued on the John Muir Trail to see Nevada Falls and Emerald Pool. More links: Behance Instagram Etsy

Beautiful Illustration for Havaianas Father's Day Campaign

Beautiful Illustration for Havaianas Father's Day Campaign

Willian Santiago shared a really cool set of illustration for the popular brand of sandals and flip-flops, Havaianas. It was for the father's day campaign in Brazil. What I love about this project and Havaianas is that they are constantly evolving their style. When we started the blog we featured some popular illustrations created for them from designers that became wild successful, mainly because of those projects. So nothing better than sharing Willian's work as well.  Willian Santiago is a Brazilian illustrator with a beautiful portfolio. For more information make sure to check out  https://www.behance.net/williansantiago Illustration

Illustration of Parallel Reality in Russia 2077

Illustration of Parallel Reality in Russia 2077

Eugene Zubkov and Lena Terkunova shared some incredible illustration and digital art work on their Behance profile. The title is Russia 2077 and it has this utopian view of the future mixing old and extremely futurist ideas. Like an old car that flies and other crazy ideas. I love the imagination, especially the goal of trying to imagine how things would look 50-60 years in the future. Like Back to the Future. We tend to imagine things based on our reality, however disruption is all about creating something completely different. That's the topic for another post. For now check out these beautiful illustrations. "Russia 2077" is a project that presents a parallel reality, where hypertrophied images of modern technologies contrast with ordinary landscapes and everyday reality of provincial Russia, which decorations seem to have stuck in time. Eugene and Lena are illustrators from Russia. For more information make sure to check out their websites at Eugene Zubkov and Lena Terkunova.  Illustration  

Be Legendary. Nike Branding Concept for Tokyo 2020

Be Legendary. Nike Branding Concept for Tokyo 2020

Daniele Caruso is a freelance illustrator based in Swindon, United Kingdom. He is working mainly in illustration, graphic design and branding. We are taking a look at his branding concept for Nike: Be Legendary, for the upcoming and anticipated Tokyo 2020. With the tagline "legendary", Daniele included mythological creatures to create an artistic atmosphere alongside with the colour palette that totally reminds me of Dotonbori (the bright heart) from Osaka, Japan. What do you think? Would you like this kind of visual approach if it was from Nike. More Links danielecaruso.com Behance

The Mandelbrot Loneliness Abstract Series by Nikita Kolbovskiy

The Mandelbrot Loneliness Abstract Series by Nikita Kolbovskiy

Beautiful illustration series by Nikita Kolbovskiy who is an architect and a CG artist based in Moscow, Russian Federation. Entitled: "the Mandelbrot Loneliness, and I just love this quote from his own description: "a separate planet with its own history". The cover image we used looks like a direct scene from the Total Recall from the 1990s starting no one but the Arnold Schwarzenegger. More Links Learn more about Nikita Kolbovskiy Check out more of his work on Behance

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