All Blog Posts Tagged 'illustrations' (99)

Contemporary Sci-Fi Movie Posters

After releasing his Classic Sci-Fi movie poster series this past summer (which included 70s and 80s movies-inspired illustrations from Blade Runner, Alien and…


Added by alice on November 16, 2011 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Retro-Modern Superhero Illustrations

Currently making its way around the web are these incredibly cool superhero illustrations by French artist Grégoire Guillemin. Though we've all seen our fair share of superhero posters before, Guillemin's stand out for their distinct retro-modern style. Created as part of his "exercises in style" series, they were made to help remind us of the golden age of superheroes. (Did anyone… Continue

Added by alice on November 4, 2011 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Minimalist Movie Posters by Matt Owen

As big fans of the saying, "Less is More," we present to you a new batch of minimalist movie posters by an art director from Little Rock, Arkansas. Matt Owen must have a passion for movies. How else could you explain his clever posters that all seem to have that subtly clever style?

Here are 12 of… Continue

Added by alice on October 27, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Artists Pay Tribute to Wes Anderson Films

Joshua Budich

If you find Wes Anderson's dry sense humor to be hilarious, you're not going to want to miss this art show. Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco is putting on their second tribute exhibition to the films of the writer/director/producer which include illustrations… Continue

Added by alice on October 26, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Fantastically Funny Illustrations

Trail Mix Tragedy

If your sense of humor leans more towards things that are silly and slightly disturbing, then check out these illustrations by Aaron Jay (or otherwise known as Randyotter). The 23-year-old illustrator has a knack for finding humor in the mundane, and for making us see a world filled with everyday objects that have surreptitiously come alive.… Continue

Added by alice on August 31, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Minimal Shark Week Posters

Wow, just how great are these minimal posters that Christopher Wilson created for Discovery Channel's Shark Week? The 33-year-old designer keeps it fantastically simple with these clever and cool illustrations.

The Discovery Channel's Shark Week, which first aired in 1987, is a week-long series of feature television programs dedicated to sharks. It was developed to give us a greater… Continue

Added by alice on August 22, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Retro Posters of Airline to Mars

How cool are these retro posters of a future airline to Mars? The rocket is called MarsUnited and the idea was conjured up by Andy Rohr, a Chicago-based artist, illustrator and graphic designer, whose illustrations pop with color! Even love the clever logo.

Rohr wanted to make four posters that showed a rocket taking off from Earth and landing on Mars in four different but similar… Continue

Added by alice on August 1, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Minimalist Fairy Tale Posters

We'll always have a soft spot for minimalist movie posters. (See here, here and here.) But…


Added by alice on July 27, 2011 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

Surreal Japanese Dreams

Ai Shinohara is a Japanese artist with a skill in illustrating the delicate relationship between nature and people. There is no questioning the talent Shinohara possesses. Her work carries with it a dark and complicated vibe.

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Added by Alyssa Anda on July 21, 2011 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Disney Princesses in Historically Accurate Costumes


Inspired by her childhood memories of Disneyland and a practical knowledge of period costuming, artist Claire Hummel created a series of illustrations featuring historically accurate versions of Disney’s princess costumes.

Hummel was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, attended the Rhode Island School of Design, and is currently working… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on July 17, 2011 at 9:29am — 2 Comments

Name Cameron Crowe's Protagonists

If you can't get enough of Derek's Eads' movie-inspired illustrations (see Actors in Multiple Characters), you'll appreciate this sweet series by him. Created as a tribute to director Cameron Crowe, these feature Crowe's male protagonists as well as lyrics to songs that are usually associated with the… Continue

Added by alice on July 8, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

The Adventures of Mr. Wrong

Chow Hon Lam (aka Flying Mouse) who you may remember as the one behind those clever and witty illustrations is back with a funny new series. This time around it's all about an upside down smiley face man who goes by the name Mr. Wrong.

"Mr. Wrong is living inside our bodies, he comes… Continue

Added by alice on July 6, 2011 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Lavish Cultural Illustrations

Camila do Rosario is a 21 year-old fashion student and illustrator from Florianopolis in Brazil who creates some of the most beautiful mixed media pieces I've ever seen! Though she's skilled in many different avenues of artistic expression, it is with illustration that her heart lies. From her moleskin sketches and digital collages to her detailed hand drawings, Rosario shows us that creativity… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on June 1, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Whimsical Illustrations

Sergio Membrillas is one of those talented illustrators who is able to mix traditional techniques with more modern ones to come up with incredibly cool and quirky works. For his materials, the Valencia, Spain-based illustrator uses pencil, ink and watercolors and then mixes it together with digital media.

He's inspired by traveling, forests, animals, and good music all of which are… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on May 21, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Dream-Filled Fantasies

In 1987, El Salvador-native Rodrigo Luff emigrated to Sydney, Australia to escape the infamous civil war raging in El Salvador. Living in Australia ever since, he took up art as a past time and it is now his full time career. Luff’s series Anima went on display April 15th at Phone Booth Gallery in Long Beach, California. It was… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on May 5, 2011 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment


SIT is an artist that has been a part of the Amsterdam creative scene for many years. He's a jack-of-all-trades dabbling in everything from action painting and graphic design to advertising and more until one day he decided stop everything. With Noir, he is able to go back to basics using bold black and whites colors. With these pieces, he examines the troubled relationship between animal kingdom and… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on April 12, 2011 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Incredibly Detailed Animal Illustrations

Iain Macarthur is an artist from Swindon, United Kingdom who, at the young age of eight, became an art fanatic through cartoon shows and comic books. The Batman series started his obsession with drawing fantasy characters and when he grew older, his style matured to include more detailed illustrations of realistic figures and faces. Cartoons still inspire him, as well as lighting, people’s facial… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on March 30, 2011 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

When Art Meets Cartoons (13 pieces)

Cartoons characters are often tangled up in messy situations but what happens when you mix them with classic paintings by world famous artists? Hilarity ensues! Though we couldn't find the person who took on this challenge, he or she has done an impressive job in inserting our favorite cartoon characters into memorable paintings. The result? What would happen when art meets… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on February 23, 2011 at 1:00pm — 13 Comments

Wacky Fashion Shoe Illustrations (9 total)

Achraf Amiri is the creative mastermind behind these very interesting illustrations of fashion designer shoes. He is a freelance art director and graphic designer based in Brussels, Belgium. When most people think of high-end fashion, they probably wouldn't imagine these illustrations. Achraf has created his own niche in these eclectic and unconventional fashion illustrations.…


Added by Kevin Chung on February 8, 2011 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

Incredible Illustrations (10 pieces)

An impressive designer and animator, Brittney Lee is from Emeryville, California. Her illustrations are inspired by animated movies. Her character and background illustrations are so detailed and colorful they are joyous and playful to the eye.…


Added by Kevin Chung on February 4, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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