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.
The collection of adorable origami animals below are by Ross Symons. Ross is based in Cape Town, South Africa and works full time as an origami artist! I have been folding paper for a while and I started enjoying it so much that I decided to turn it into a career and share my love for origami.
This branding design was created by The Distillery for Wendigo, a new film and video production agency. A Wendigo is a mythical half-beast creature who were once humans, but after being forced to eat human flesh to survive, they become supernatural monsters that retain little human features they once possessed. After their transformation, they begin to crave human flesh and feed solely on it. In this instance, Wendigo is a beast that feeds on creativity. The Distillery was approached by the Wendigo team to create a new identity for them. A premium, dark and …
Ed Fairburn uses maps as a canvas for his illustrations, his map portraits are created using mostly ink and pencil. Ed was shortlisted for the Association of Illustrators Awards in 2013. My work is mostly figurative and exists across a range of surfaces and contexts. It’s sometimes interactive, often playful but serious most of the time.
This awesome food typography is by Side by Side, they were approached by Analog Folk who asked them to get involved with Sainsbury’s new ‘Twist Your Favourites’ campaign. The campaign launched in September 2015 and the adverts were used across Sainsbury’s social media channels and online adverts. For each design we wanted a connection between the type and the ingredient. We created bespoke lettering and sourced all props and backgrounds, meaning a good few hours rummaging around antique shops (the wooden backgrounds are broken up pallets which were then aged with a blow torch).
Jordan Hanz is the artist behind the incredible body and face painting below. If you are interested in seeing how she achieves any of the looks, be sure to check out her Youtube channel for plenty of tutorials! With a mix of realistic body painting, avant-garde beauty, special effects, and makeup tips, my focus is to educate and teach techniques that you can take into any medium of art. As a portrait painter, I have taken what I have learned through my years working on canvas to transfer seamlessly to …
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.
This SUR-FAKE project features people’s faces getting sucked into their cellphones, a surreal concept that I am sure many of us can relate to. The project is by French photographer Antoine Geiger, he explains the project as; “It is placing the screen as an object of “mass subculture”, alienating the relation to our own body, and more generally to the physical world.”
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.”
This packaging design for Hawkers & Wolfnoir was created by graphic designer and illustrator David Sanden, graffiti artist and illustrator Rock Roice and creative director and graphic designer Alvaro Cabeza. We were asked to design the packaging for a limited edition collaboration between Hawkers and Wolfnoir, two sunglasses companies. We developed lettering, monogram and some illustrations to dress the packaging, trying to achieve a handmade – victorian engraved look. Illustrations by Rock Roice. Lettering design, monogram and ornaments by David Sanden.
This gorgeous food photography is by the talented Vanessa Rees, a Brooklyn based photographer focusing on food, still life, and lifestyle. A few of her clients include; Ralph Lauren, Midnight Moon and Crane & Co. To see more inspiring photography by Vanessa, check out her website via the link at the bottom of this article. I’m very passionate about creating beautiful light. It’s not uncommon for me to use up to 8 different light sources for one shot. Although sometimes just 1 or 2 does the trick.
This collection of stunning portrait photography is by Can Dağarslanı, at aged 28 whilst studying architecture he became more interested in photography. In 2003 Can started doing various landscape shoots of different places that would bring out each city’s architectural plan. He then discovered analography, he stopped using his digital camera and from then on his passion for photography grew. People can easily perceive desire of depicting human’s inner sensation by using expressive colors and natural light.
I was recently on holiday in America and visited Hollywood, I thought this would be a good opportunity to exercise my photography skills. I decided to walk around for a couple of days to how many photos I could take of all of the homeless people. It was fascinating to me because we don’t have the same plethora of homeless people as L.A. It was interesting to hear all of their stories and how they came to live on the streets. This project was both a sad yet humbling one.