Wonderlust Ident / Racing is an illustration and animation project shared on Behance by a few super talented people. Their goal was to show that when you approach life with a childlike sense of wonder, life will always be fun and never boring. That is what the project is all about, and it's a series of beautiful illustration combined with smooth animation. It definitely makes you wonder why things got much boring as we grew older.
As we continue to see progress from collaborations between artists and tech giants to create these social 'sticker packs' that you can share inside your stories. We wanted to share another series, this time the work from Scott Biersack and what he worked with Snapchat in order to develop with two series of 'sticker packs' with the respective flair and style. These are great! Scott does an incredible job at nailing every single use case of sharing a moment and adding a sticker.
Simon Kämpfer shared a dreamy, surreal illustration series via his Behance. Titled: 'Summer in Spain', it's a series of illustrations inspired mainly by the architecture of Spain. Celebrating summer, Simon worked his magic to create a nostalgic 'summer vibes' using key elements like the lighting, components, and mostly its entire composition. It's inspiring and almost well-settled especially when you are hearing news about the weather and the heatwave.
Guilherme Asthma is a freelance visual artist from São Paulo, Brazil, he shared a stunning and impressive animal painting studies using Photoshop (for one) and a photograph as a reference. These are righteously fascinating! I took the liberty to share its entire project, my favorite one is actually the 'fox'. I mean just take a look at the different spots of lighting and colors. It's a true master and his craft and it's going to keep on making greater art. Make sure to follow Guilherme' work.
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.
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
Guy Shield shared an amazing illustration project he worked on for the AirBnb Magazine. The work was created for the wraparound cover for the August 2019 edition and Guy also spent some time to share a bit more of his creative process, including pitch ideas, the way the selected one got refined and of course details on the final piece, which by the way, is simply beautiful. I also recommend that you check out his full portfolio and social media links.
I don't think I have ever shared a project for Facebook Stories yet, here's to the very first! 🥂 Lucas Wakamatsu shared a cool series of illustrations he actually worked for Facebook and being used on its platform in 'Stories'. Lucas is an illustrator currently based in São Paulo, Brazil and has a done a quite lovely job making these for Dias dos Namorados of São Paulo. It's lovely right? Make sure to give him some love on Instagram.
It's always inspiring to see visions of the future translated to digital art especially when 3D and digital art tools are widely available. In addition to that, there are lots of websites and resources to learn these tools. The outcome of this powerful combination is strikingly beautiful digital art like the ones shared by Wadim Kashin on a Behance post, not coincidentally called Future Visions. It seems that the illustrations were created entirely in Photoshop, which makes them even more impressive.
When a time comes with TV shows like Stranger Things and the slow comeback of BH90210 bringing the 90s nostalgia to a broader and newer audience. Office Milano is sharing their new Super Collection of notebooks Write Sketch &. Everything is here, the colours, the style, the patterns and that nostalgia.
Muokkaa Studio aka Alejandro López Becerro is a graphic designer currently based in Madrid, Spain. I don't think we have featured Alejandro's work before and this is the right opportunity to share the second part of this series: Random Type Projects. Which is a mix of personal and commissioned projects for clients like Facebook, Goop, Fortune and JA NGO. First of all, it's always inspiring seeing various personal explorations, it's always a great way to explore new ideas and/or concepts after spending some time on client work.
We are huge fans of Romain Trystram on ABDZ, his work has inspired many and still do provide this edgy & futuristic illustrative style that we dearly cherish. In this feature, we are collecting hand-picked projects from the past year and 18' to the masses, I am very glad to see a few and new visual directions in terms of the outcome. I really dig it and you definitely will too.
Estudio Pum shared an incredible set of illustrations they did for Havianas. If you don’t know Havaians, it’s one of the most popular Brazilian brands in the world. They create the timeless sandals that have been around for decades. I remember growing up wearing them. The most amazing thing about Havaianas is that they really did an amazing job refreshing their brand perception and becoming a desired product. Some of the most amazing campaigns and illustrations I’ve seen were done to promote their product.
Lui Ferreyra's art really caught my eye today, Lui is a freelance artist based in Denver, CO, USA. I am featuring the first series of colored pencil illustrations shared via Behance, the skills have greatly improved since. It's a unique style and the paper integrates into as a background that differs the result even more. These illustrations almost look-like real-life photos and that alone is pretty impressive. Looking forward to seeing more of Lui's future work.
Futura . shared an interesting project via their Behance about a collaborative initiative with four artists taking on this 'exploring' journey to the Riviera Maya and portrait its beauty through art. The results are just incredible, there are not enough words to describe how beautiful these pieces are. Especially the colors and how vibrant they are. Give it a look!
Staying in the layers of projects related to packaging, we are featuring this lovely series of illustrations for Target's renowned Archer Farms Coffee by Collins. Designed by Paris-based illustrator and art director Tom Haugomat from Messieurs Dame. Working mainly in illustration, animation and painting; you should definitely follow his Behance for the latest work.
The anticipated 80s nostalgia Strangers Things Season 3 is now available for streaming. Did you watch it yet? I just finished it and it was a thrilling ride to watch these kids grow into young adults now. There was definitely more action than previous seasons but I will leave you be the judge if you haven't watched it yet.
Digital art can take you anywhere, it is just about let your imagination run free. Dmitry Zaviyalov shared this incredible illustration on his Behance profile that really accomplishes that. It features a village and it has this eerie mood. It reminds me of Zelda Breath of the Wild game to be hones, and that had become my favorite game of the year and probably ever. I was so amazed by the details and the style that I had to feature Dmitry's illustration here.
Bruno Silva and Oli Illustration shared an awesome illustration project on their Behance profiles titled Albino Animals Series. It's a Series of beautiful animals illustrations designed only with circles and the use of overlays and transparencies. I love these types of projects where the designer set a clear constraint and try to overcome it to achieve the desired result. Using just circles and overlays is quite challenging but it looks like it worked.
FOREAL, a design studio based in Germany with a creative focus on illustration, animation and art direction founded by Benjamin Simon and Dirk Schuster, teamed up with VSA to create 36 animated visuals for Google’s biggest conference in 2019: Google Next in San Francisco. The outcome is a beautiful example of illustration and motion design project aligned with the company’s brand.