All Blog Posts Tagged 'illustrations' (99)

Surreal Fantasyland - MooNyk (12 illustrations)



With dark, bold contrasting colors, Vietnamese artist MooNyk whisks us away to a faraway fantasyland. What really draws me in are the subtle surreal elements in her pieces. Extremely creative, MooNyk has a great imagination...…

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Added by Eugene on December 14, 2009 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Adorable Mischievousness - Jacob Livengood (7 illustrations)



The amount of detail in Jacob Livengood's illustrations is pretty insane. Strange, abstract characters are made up of and surrounded by thousands of little bubbles. Interesting to see how some pieces give off a warm happy feeling, while others seem more mischievous.…

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Added by Eugene on December 6, 2009 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Beauty in a Surreal World - Linn Olofsdotter (10 illustrations)



It's the way Swedish artist Linn Olofsdotter makes her illustrations flow that really blows me away. Using a perfect combination of color and contrast, she creates a surreal world decked out with beautiful flowers.



Olofsdotter explored many mediums before solidifying her…

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Added by Eugene on December 2, 2009 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

12 Cool and Clever Concert Posters - Jason Munn

If you love modern concert posters, make sure to check out The Small Stakes by Jason Munn. Even if you don't know the band, you can appreciate the clever thought behind his illustrations.…



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Added by alice on October 29, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Clever, Unfinished Alphabet - Robert Samuel Hanson

What's better than illustrations with witty humor? Nothing, I say! Illustrator Robert Samuel Hanson has a new site filled with excellent work from Monocle, The Economist, and The New York Times. Check it out. My favorite? This unfinished alphabet set. Now if only I could get all of them framed and up on my wall...…

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Added by alice on October 29, 2009 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

The Sexiest Silhouettes - Kareem Iliya (15 total)



Just how gorgeous are these silhouettes? Using just watercolor and ink, artist Kareem Iliya creates simple and elegant illustrations. Some day I'd like to grow up and be one of these very fashionable girls...



Kareem Iliya was born in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1967. He moved to Texas in 1976 and studied fashion design at the University of Texas, Austin, USA. Then, he…

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Added by alice on October 27, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

25 Magnificent Modern Day Music Illustrations



If music is art, these concert posters are just an extension of the artist. As we showed you in 25 Magnificent Modern Day Movie Illustrations, art is all around us. What it's the designer's job to do, is to create an illustration that not only captures our attention, but…

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Added by alice on October 19, 2009 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

25 Magnificent Modern Day Movie Illustrations

While putting together this post, I had a hard time with the title. I was going to include the words retro or vintage but then I thought - Are most of these retro or are some of these modern? Here was my conclusion: While some of these illustrations have that retro-feel, most are a modern take on a movie classic.



What these artists have done so well is take a… Continue

Added by alice on September 23, 2009 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

My 100 Cardboards by Berni Valenta

My 100 Cardboards by Berni Valenta

These cardboard character illustrations are from the My 100 Cardboards exhibit by Berni Valenta. See more photos from the show here or check out his Flickr account. Chung Designs.…

My 100 Cardboards by Berni Valenta

My 100 Cardboards by Berni Valenta

My 100 Cardboards by Berni Valenta

My 100 Cardboards by Berni Valenta

My 100 Cardboards by Berni Valenta

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Added by Kevin Chung on September 13, 2009 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Smurf Wars! - 3 Awesome Illustrations

Brazil­ian artist Marcelo Braga shares his con­cept art for a Smurf graphic novel that will never be made. If you have some time, hop on over to his site and read his plot. Our childhood cartoon characters engaged in war and rape? This homeboy is twisted.…

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Added by alice on July 26, 2009 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Around the World for Twelve Months by Andrey Gordeev

Around the World for Twelve Months by Andrey Gordeev

These illustrations by Andrey Gordeev were created for a corporate calendar of a truck trading company. I love the small details that you may not notice at first glance like a robot driving the truck in Japan, the cave drawings in Alaska, and the Albert Einstein picture in Germany. Overall, these are some really well thought out and humorous illustrations.via…

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Added by Kevin Chung on July 9, 2009 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

Life in the Fantasy World (13 vector art illustrations)



Marsha Gubar (aka LimKis) certainly doesn't hold back with the bursts of color in her vector art. With the mastery of programs like Adobe Illustrator, the Russian illustrator takes us on a journey into the fantasy world, filled with magic, beautiful women, and weird looking creatures.



"I believe if a person isn't developing, he's slipping. It's not enough…

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Added by Eugene on June 30, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Glamorous in Black and White - Dior Campaign by Jean-François Campos (7 Photos)

Photographer Jean-Francois Campos rides the fine line between illustration and photography in this set he's created for Dior. What I like best is that you can barely make out that this is a cosmetic's campaign. The glamorous silhouettes and the beautiful poses make this a classy and elegant set. It's vintage modern at its best.…

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Added by alice on April 10, 2009 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Beautiful Celebrity Pencil Sketches (8 illustrations)

It's pretty amazing how much talent some people have with just a pencil and paper. These beautiful celebrity sketches come to us from a 35 year old Polish artist that goes by krzysztof20d on deviantART.…

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Added by Eugene on April 8, 2009 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Bright and Beautiful - Catalina Estrada (9 illustrations)

You may have seen Catalina Estrada's colorful illustrations from Alice's previous post, but I wanted to spotlight some of her more recent work. Born and raised in Colombia, and living in Barcelona since 1999, Catalina brings all the colors and power of Latin-American folklore and refines… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 29, 2009 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Geometric Pop Art - Tadaomi Shibuya (8 illustrations)

Tadaomi Shibuya's use of straight lines and shadows transcends into some really original artwork. He creates a perfect sense of balance with his geometric patterns. Born in 1973, Tadaomi graduated college with a degree in product design, and began working as an illustrator/designer/artist. He currently lives in Yokohama, Japan.



"My art has many straight lines… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 28, 2009 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Clever Design - Brock Davis: Minneapolis (10 illustrations)

Brock Davis' illustrations are really fresh. Some of his works make me laugh, others make me pause to figure out what's really going on. Brock is a graphic designer from Minneapolis whose designs can be found on t-shirts at threadless. He currently serves as a creative… Continue

Added by Eugene on February 9, 2009 at 7:30am — 6 Comments

Obama's Obsessions Plus Other Cool Illustrations By Nick Fosta (3 Total)

Love these cool illustrations by Nick Fosta, UK. I'm particularly getting a kick out of that YouTube camera in Obama's pile. Below is the larger version of the picture so you can check out all the little details. We've also included a few others for your amusement.…

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Added by alice on January 15, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Beautiful Anime Illustrations by 18 year old Holly Shinguji

This set of pictures is from one Holly Shinguji, a self-taught artist who creates the most amazing, vibrant and beautiful anime illustrations I've seen. Lovely!…

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Added by alice on September 30, 2008 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

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