This collection of compelling environment concepts are by Claudio Pilia. He is a freelance illustrator and concept artist based in Berlin, Germany. His digital art skills are completely self-taught and with the combination of both he is currently travelling around the world to continue his learning process and evolve a unique design language.
Viobear aka Conrado Salinas is a Los Angeles-based freelance artist, he specialises in portrait illustration, poster illustration and design. To see more awesome work by Viobear, be sure to check out his website!
The artist behind the 3D character design pieces below is Dominic Qwek. He has over 10 years of working experience in the CG industry. Dominic currently works at Blizzard Entertainment as a senior cinematic artist where he helps create visually stunning cinematics. I love creatures, monsters and aliens. I’m deeply passionate about creating creature art and love to sculpt digitally and traditionally.
Marcelo Garcia is the freelance artist behind the collection of 2D illustrations below, he is self-taught and currently based in Brazil. Marcelo currently works in TechnoImage as a 2d artist and freelancer artist developing illustrations and animated projects.
The Monster Project is a project where kids draw monsters and artists from around the world re-create them in their own styles! The project is also on Kickstarter, and with your pledge you can receive monster prints, monster tutorials, t-shirts, activity books and more. Head over to the site to see more monsters and to check out the Kickstarter page! We hope to help children recognize the power of their own imaginations and to encourage them to pursue their creative potential.
London-based illustrator Marija Tiurina is the artist behind the seasonal illustrations below. “A3 digital Photoshop paintings were commissioned by a front-end developer who wanted to spice up his website with some detailed drawings. The idea behind the layout was to build a scene around a cube-shaped object placed in the middle.”
These creepy and surreal character designs are from multiple projects by Alicia Martin Lopez, she is a visual artist from Spain currently living in New York. In her work she combines both traditional and digital techniques, firstly Alicia starts off with a sketch, then adds more detail and color digitally.
Here is a gorgeous project that everyone can relate to by Jirka Väätäinen, within which he has envisioned what Disney girls might look like if they were real people. Jirka has done an excellent job at showing each of the characters personalities in these highly detailed digital illustrations, they where created using mixed media techniques such as digital painting and photo manipulation.
Here is a collection of character design by Shingo Matsunum, his portfolio is full of some fantastic digital character design's. He has definitely taken a different route than everybody else within his niche, and has created and perfected his own style. To create his pieces Shino uses software such as; Photoshop and Clip Studio Paint. He has been working as a freelance illustrator since 2010 and is based in Tokyo.
The collection of awesome illustrations below are by the award winning Steve Simpson. He is a freelance illustrator and designer based in Dublin, Ireland. A few of his clients include; Heineken, Penguin Books NYC and Guinness. Steve's innovative, award winning approach to graphic design, typography and illustration is built on fresh thinking, traditional skills and dose of fun. Steve lives on the east coast of Ireland where a good sense of humor is essential.
Mike Harrison is a multi-disciplinary designer and illustrator currently based in London. He has some pretty impessive clients, a few being; Nike and The Wall Street Journal. Through the years of crafting myself and my career I have experimented with a multitude of styles and disciplines and continue to try new techniques and mediums on a regular basis. Through this I have built up a vast set of skills ranging from graphic design, illustration and typography to motion graphics, 3d, photography and web design.
For more than 12 years, Feng Zhu has contributed to some of the highest profiled projects in the entertainment industry. Just a couple of his huge list of clients include; Activision, Warner Brothers, Microsoft and many many more. In 2009 Feng Zhu founded the FZD School of Design in Singapore.
Yigit Koroglu is a freelance artist from Istanbul, Turkey. His incredible digital art pieces are filled with imagination and leave you wanting to see more. He started his creative digital paintings as a hobby in 2009 and after working for a couple of clients, he decided to start work freelance full time.
Are you a lover of fantasy Games, films and artwork? Then you will love Wang Ling. He creates incredible digital paintings, the character each stroke has in all of his artwork is clearly flawless, and oozes style. All of his paintings are packed with visual candy and effects that indulges you further into the image, and guess what? His prints are available to purchase on his DeviantArt page.
Marcela Bolívar's photo manipulations undergo a complex process of transformation, assemblage and detailing, bringing them closer to a pictorial expression. A few of her clients include; Harlequin UK, Random House US and Wacom Americas.