Alexandre Chaudret is a freelance artist who creates impressive digital character design and concept art, he is currently based in Paris, France. On Alexandre's Behance profile he has step-by-step process images for some of the digital pieces below. If you are interested in creating this kind of art, I highly recommend you check him out.
Freelance 3D artist Vlad Konstantinov has created this collection of 3D dinosaurs, he specializes in 3d-modelling, illustrations, character design and animation. He has some impressive awards under his belt; 3D Total Excellence Award, 3D Award Render.ru and dope Award to name a few.
Tommy Kinnerup is a concept artist and illustrator based in Copenhagen, Denmark. He works with visual development for films, games and illustrations. He specialises in character design, storyboarding, environment design and digital illustration. A couple of clients that Tommy has completed work for are; Gods Among US, Angry Birds GO!, Pottermore and more.
I grew up watching the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, I collected the toys, and often pretended to be one. And with the recent launch of the TMNT movie, a variety of fan art is popping up and this is one of my favorites. Singapore Graffiti and Visual artist Eman Jeman aka Clog Two is the creative mind behind these bad-ass looking turtles and what I love most about them is the all-over body tattoos and their quirky anatomy. Looking good Donatello.
Just as the title suggests: French artist; Gilbert Legrand, completely transforms everyday objects into playful cartoon characters. An artistic experiment that is sure to keep your creativity in shape. We have seen a few projects similar to this one where artists take a step back to look at a variety of items from a different, creative angle. For example; Victor Nunes makes faces from pretty much anything and Javier Perez is still undergoing his fantastic instagram experiments.
It's not everyday you're approached by one of the worlds biggest fast food restaurants – but if it happens you best put your game face on and grab your finest pencil and paper. Which is what I imagine Andreas Krapf done for this fun and playful project. On behalf of Munich, Germany design agency Heye, Andreas had to create fruit inspired cartoon characters to help promote the fact that McDonalds Germany now give free fruit with every Happy Meal.
New York designer and illustrator Jorge Vargas has came up with this great concept of classic video game characters dressing up as other characters. It's an interesting idea that personally I'd love to see more of and possibly expanded to comic and movie characters. Imagine the Hulk as Spiderman, hilarious right?
We are all familiar with the characters from Harry Potter right? Of course we are. This small personal project by Makani re-imagines the characters as if they were originally created by Disney and well they're amazing. Makani has managed to capture everything about the original characters and the style of Disney perfectly. Makes you wish they would make an animated version.
Gustavo Federico has created this collection of cute and creepy character design, he is a freelance artist specialising in 3D modelling and texturing. He uses a wide range of software; Autodesk, Softimage and Mudbox to name a few. If you are interested in seeing how Gustavo created his 3D character designs. check out the Demo Reel at the bottom of this article.
The art of David Habben (aka Habbenink) is fascinating, unusual and well documented; many of his pieces are presented alongside a collection of process shots which are just as interesting as the final outcomes. This article focuses on an experimental project that David undergone, where he draws a shape subconciously and fills the interior with unique character designs without previous thought to the outcome. The collection is quite incredible; if you are interested in seeing more work by David, we have featured many of his pieces in this article. Alternatively, check out his portfolio.
Marc Simonetti is the artist behind this collection of color key sketches. He created them for the popular animated film 'A Turtles Tale: Sammy's Adventures', the film was launched back in 2010 (2011 for the UK) and followed a family of turtles throughout their adventures. Marc has been a digital artist for over 10 years now and has many fingers in the pie of creativity, picking up skills from a variety of fields such as cover arts, concept arts for video games and films, and matte paintings for TV advertisements. Completing work …
Creative Mints (Mike), a studio that we have featured before, continously releases some of the most vibrant, fun and simply gorgeous pieces of design, from artwork for games to icons. Between the gap of our previous article and this one the portfolio of Creative Mints has been loaded with more pieces to be inspired by. The last time I looked at Mikes work on Dribbble he had just over 21,000 followers. Now its nearly 40,000. I'm so glad that his work is getting the recognition it deserves. Below I have compiled a bunch of his Game …
Antonio Caparo is an illustrator, comic artist and graphic designer with a list of clients such as; Harper Collins, EMI Records and Henry Holt. His works have been published in Children's books, Young Readers books and magazines in North America, South America and Europe.
T Wei is an Illustrator from New Zealand with an impressive and unique drawing style. The bulk of his artwork are fashioned with a primary focus on 3-Dimensional geometric shapes, these shapes combined with his grisly imagination form some brilliant pieces. Below is a small collection of T Wei's work and a few brilliant GIF images that he has created.
Michal Dziekan is currently working freelance, at the beginning of 2011 he moved to the creative studio Ars Thanea but half a year later decided it was time to work as a freelance artist. A few of his clients include; Wall Street Journal, Ogilvy & Mater Dubai and Platige Image.