Dave Mottram has created these bright and colorful cartoon illustrations, all of his works are full of bold color and great ‘realistic’ textures which bring each piece to life. A few of his clients include; Disney, Penguin Books and National Geographic.
John Kenn has created these awesome and freaky illustrations, his art is very dark and surreal and most of his pieces have children in scary situations surrounded by freaky monsters and goolies, his style is very much like the style of Tim Burton. When I have time I draw monster drawings on post-it notes…It is a little window into a different world, made on office supplies. As a carreer John writes and directs television shows for kids.
Josh Keyes is the incredible artist who created this collection of realistic wild animal illustrations, each within a man-made environment. Josh is currently based in Portland, Oregon and here are the detailed of his most recent solo exhibition: 2015 Ever After, Antler Gallery, Portland, OR.
These anachronistic style illustrations are by Sveta Dorosheva, a freelance illustrator based in Israel. “Sveta enjoys traditional drawing by hand, most of her illustrations are works on paper. Her anachronistic style of illustration and symbolic imagery take strong influence from fairy tales, folklore and mythologies.” Sveta used pen, ink and watercolor/acrylic in all of her illustrations, creating these beautiful and detailed pieces. All of the pieces below have are preliminary drawings for Tarot cards.
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.
Sugi Nowtoo is the artist behind this incredible collection of latte art, her instagram account is jam-packed with this unique work. Sugi uses chocolate sauce for the lines, milk for the highlights and different flavoured syrups for the colors, and if the colors are too dark…she simply mixes them with steamed milk. To see exactly how she does it, check out the video at the bottom of the post.
Here we have the famous album cover produced by David Smith for John Mayers album Born & Raised. The album cover is extremely well detailed and constructed with intricate accents and shading throughout! Also, we are lucky enough to watch the process unfold in the images and video that are compiled below. David Smith calls himself a traditional ornamental glass artist, creating timeless and beautiful (usually typographical) one-off pieces on glass for a vast array of clientele. Looking through his detailed portfolio is mind-blowing and engulfs me in jealousy, but hats …
Here we have an awesome collection of surreal illustrations, all of which have been created by Belgium artist Bruno Vergauwen. Bruno was born into a creative family and had the freedom to develop his abilities as an artist from a very young age, after being an Art Director in the Advertising industry for 10 years he had decided to further dedicate himself to his personal non-commercial artwork.
These fine pen illustrations are by Chrysa Koukoura, she works purely in black and white and uses fine pen on paper. With a slight hesitancy in working with colour, I use fine pen on paper with meticulous detail, my aim being to draw the viewer in for a closer look. I love the simplicity and the restrictiveness of working in black and white, as it requires me to bring something extra out of an image that wouldn’t usually be there had a colour been involved.
Here I have featured Michael Kutsche and his inspirational character creations, he is an award winning artist based in Berlin, Germany. Michael is self-taught and works both traditionally and digitally. A few of his clients include; Disney Studios, SEGA and Dreamworks. His unique approach of imaginative character creation has led him to become a character designer on Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland”, “John Carter of Mars”, directed by Andrew Stanton, “Robopocalypse”, directed by Steven Spielberg and”Thor”, directed by Kenneth Branagh.
These fashion portrait illustrations are by the talented Caroline Andrieu. She is an illustrator and art director based in Paris, France. A few of her clients include; Burberry, Vogue Paris and Chanel. She has illustrated the Fashion Insiders Guides of Paris for Abram’s Edition in New York. But most of all, she continues to draw the people around her, an almost daily practice. For the sake of the true portrait
Here is a collection of detailed dotwork illustrations by Pablo Ruiz Jurado. He is an artist based in Madrid, Spain and currently works as a Creative Director. All of the images featured in this post are made up of many dots using ink, creating beautifully detailed images. Pablo has had clients such as: Nokia, Kodak, Lucky Strike and more.
Mike Mitchell has created these funny and cute cartoon illustrations of famous characters we all know rather well such as, The Little Mermaid, Professor Snape, Homer Simpson and many more! Mike is an artist currently based in Austin, TX.
Travis Louie currently lives and works in Red Hook, NY, he has created these amazing Fictional ‘Alien Like’ character portraits. Travis has an amazing imagination as well as an awesome talent in story telling. Travis Louie’s paintings come from the tiny little drawings and many writings in his journals. The underlying thread that connects all these characters is the unusual circumstances that shape who they were and how they lived. Some of their origins are a complete mystery while others are hinted at. A man is cursed by a goat, a strange furry …
Sepe has created these incredible wall art paintings, he is a freelance graphic designer, painter and illustrator. He has painted in England, Russia, Indonesia and many other places. Here are the details of Sepe’s most recent solo exhibition; ‘The Golden Age Of Grotesque” solo show, Lawrence Alkin Gallery, London (UK).