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Illustration Series: Cities of Colours

Illustration Series: Cities of Colours

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  

Home is a Colorful Set of Illustrations by Muhammed Sajid

Home is a Colorful Set of Illustrations by Muhammed Sajid

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

Let's celebrate the International Women's Day

Let's celebrate the International Women's Day

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

Illustration Inspiration: Selections from DKNG, Animagic Studios, Rwds and more

Illustration Inspiration: Selections from DKNG, Animagic Studios, Rwds and more

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

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Une Historie: Delightful Illustrations by Marc Majewski

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.

Art Direction: Nike RT Illustration

Art Direction: Nike RT Illustration

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  

Incredible Digital Art Work of Bastien Grivet

Incredible Digital Art Work of Bastien Grivet

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

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Winter Sport Character Design by Dora Vincze

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.   

Incredible Illustration for Marvel Black Panther by Billelis ... 

Incredible Illustration for Marvel Black Panther by Billelis ... 

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

Illustration: Space Park: Cosmic Canyon by Brian Miller

Illustration: Space Park: Cosmic Canyon by Brian Miller

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  

Awesome Illustrations for Black Panther X Clarks Originals

Awesome Illustrations for Black Panther X Clarks Originals

Joshua M. Smith never fails to impress and inspires us. We have featured him several times here on Abduzeedo and when I was browsing Behace this morning I saw this beautiful illustrations for the Black Panther movie. They have the look and feel of Joshua's work, also known as Hydro74. I was right, the project is titled Black Panther x Clarks Originals and it's a collaboration with the Clarks shoes. It has a classic art-deco feel with a dark and gold theme.  For more information about Joshua M. Smith make sure to check out his website at http://www.hydro74.com/ Black Panther Illustrations   

Eerie Illustration and 3D work by Carlos Neda

Eerie Illustration and 3D work by Carlos Neda

Carlos Neda shared a beautiful post on his Behance profile featuring some super cool illustratins. They were created in Autodesk Maya, Luxology Modo, Pixologic Zbrush and Marvelous Designer. All of them have this super eerie feel with colorful light effects. The project is shared Nothing Matters and as the name suggest, it does look like nothing matters for me after seeing that and realizing that I lack at a lot of skills :) The contemplation of your fears points with an intense light directly towards you your environment is empty, what are your reflections at the end of the day? accept that you still fail or accept you're already part of the same fears and emptiness? Illustration  

Motion Design & Illustration: A Dream Within a Dream

Motion Design & Illustration: A Dream Within a Dream

I have recently watched Blade Runner 2049 and woah! It was such an incredible film to watch. Every single frame pays an homage to the original somehow and it's quite beautiful. Going into the same lines, we are taking a look at the collaboration work between designers 灰 昼 and 行行珂 Hunk Xing and their motion series: A Dream Within a Dream. I would say this is the perfect tribute to the Blade Runner World added with their own Neo-Noir approach. Give it a look! _This short film Dream in A Dream is in reality, an experimental film about dreams. It is like a symbol floating on the water, being tightly held in an infant’s arms or trapped in the palm of the Buddha; it bursts into a blaze, then projects into the building of a capsule apartment. Credits 灰 昼 行行珂 Hunk Xing More Links See the full project on Behance Motion Design & Illustration  

Frank And Oak's locally Made Wool Suiting Campaign Illustrations

Frank And Oak's locally Made Wool Suiting Campaign Illustrations

Ever since the last feature of Amanda Mocci on ABDZ, she has been crafting her work so beautifully. It can be seen in Fast Company, books and in her personal exploration where I feel she is shining the most. There is so much depth and the contrast is being shown to a whole new level. For the new, Amanda Mocci is an art director and artist based in Montreal, QC. We are sharing a series of illustrations she shared for Frank And Oak, a very popular Men's Clothing & Women's Styles. They were promoting their locally Made Wool suits for Men and as you can see. It's just amazing! New illustrations created for Frank And Oak's locally made wool suiting campaign. It was so much fun to work on these! Many thanks to the awesome team at Frank And Oak More Links Learn more about Amanda Mocci at amandamocci.com Follow Amanda on Facebook Follow Amanda on Instagram Previous Feature on ABDZ Illustration  

Abstract Illustration: City Skylines

Abstract Illustration: City Skylines

The amazing people over at RETOKA . just shared another set of their coolest abstract series title Skylines. They also have animated some of them creating a even more nostalgic look. I say nostalgic because it reminds me of the classic Sega Genesis title Streets of Rage for some reason. They are city skylines translated to vertical and colorful lines, including famous places like San Francisco, Panama, Chicago amongst others.  Retoka is an art director and designer based in Barcelona, Spain. For more information make sure to check out http://retoka.com/ Illustration  

Visions of the Future Digital Art in Photoshop

Visions of the Future Digital Art in Photoshop

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. It's also important to highlight the still present idea of that one day we will have flying cars. Now, enough of talk. Check out some incredible digital art after the break. Digital Art in Photoshop

Digital Art & Illustration: NEOMANCER by Kirill Maksimchuk

Digital Art & Illustration: NEOMANCER by Kirill Maksimchuk

Let's share the vibrant 3D work of digital artist Kirill Maksimchuk. Based in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation, we are taking a look at his latest piece entitled: NEOMANCER. It's a cool concept and experimentation about an overdose of exposure from a character's emotions which is a female in this case. You can quite definitely the different approaches that Kirill took. It's impressive work! You should definitely check out his Behance for more of his 3D projects. Concept of the seamless future. Cyber life and real death. Female body and overwhelming emotions. More Links Learn more about Kirill Maksimchuk via Behance Photo Gallery