Awesome Animal Portraits by Werner Dreblow

By on December 15, 2013, in Illustrations

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Werner Dreblow is an uber-talented photographer currently based in Berlin. One of his most recent work feature animals in some of the most adorable poses ever! Only Werner can make a snake look cute. Well, cuter than usual, anyway. Those critters that already have a fair amount of cuteness have it magnified tenfold. The result is an amusing and adorable series we simply couldn’t get enough of. Animal photography is a bit more challenging since you simply can’t ask your subject to pose in a certain way or assume an expression. In Werner’s work, however, it’s not immediately obvious that a whole lot of post-production image manipulation is done before the finished product.

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Distroy – A Gritty Remake of Iconic Cartoon Characters by Pierre-Yves Riveau

By on December 13, 2013, in Illustrations

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Distroy is a brand new series by French artist Pierre-Yves Riveau where he gave us a grittier version of some of our most well-loved characters. The obvious play on words is not lost on most of his audiences as one of his images in the series is the word Distroy done in the classic (and trademarked) font similar to Disney’s. Among the famous cartoon characters that got a Pez make-over are: Mickey Mouse, Daffy Duck, Mario, Homer Simpson, Bart Simpson, and one of the kids in South Park. Pierre also goes by the name of Pez on Behance and deviantArt. This prolific artist has been working freelance since 2006.

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Awesome Realistic 3D Characters by Pawel Rebisz

By on December 7, 2013, in Illustrations

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Pawel Rebisz is a web designer, illustrator, and digital artist who specializes in 3D rendering. What makes him stand out from the mainstream crowd is the amazing amount of detail he puts into each and everyone of his characters. Zoom in close and you’ll see the character’s wrinkles, freckles,  and even individual pores. That’s a lot of detail for just one character. This artist is definitely not the slapdash sort when it comes to his art. Pawel currently lives and works in Rzeszow, Poland.

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Ink Ninjas – Illustrations by Jungshan

By on December 6, 2013, in Illustrations

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Jungshan is a freelance illustrator whose simple medium belie the complexity of her inky illustrations. By combining the ancient style of Asian  ink illustration with digital art techniques, Junshan succeeded in creating stunningly beautiful images. Her strokes give the  illusion of movement and action, something that is not easily achieved using a still medium. According to her, the poit of her drawings is their ‘emotional appeal’. Jungshan is currently based in Taiwan.

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Stick ‘Em With the Pointy End – Character Illustrations by Ania Mitura

By on November 30, 2013, in Illustrations

 Stick ‘Em With the Pointy End – Character Illustrations by Ania Mitura

Ania Mitura is a Polish freelance concept artist and illustrator who specializes in bringing to life some of our favorite characters from The Game Of Thrones series. Thus far, she has come up with Arya and Sansa Stark, Tywin, Jamie, and Tyrion Lannister, Ygritte, Jon Snow, Sandor Clegane, and may more. While each character is based on the actors that portray them, there are small but subtle differences that makes them disparate from the characters themselves. Ania’s illustrations are utterly recognizable as the characters they play on the series instead of just looking like Peter Dinklage, Maisie Williams, or Christopher Harington.

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Awesome Hand Drawn Designs by Si Scott

By on November 28, 2013, in Illustrations

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Si Scott is a talented artist who creates unique, hand-drawn designs. A lot of his work is in minimalistic black and white which only serves to heighten the flowing lines and calculated precision of his work. His studio, Si Scott Studio, has a solid reputaion for creating one-of-a-kind concepts and imagery. Because of this, his list of prestigious clients are growing. His work has been featured in ads, brands, published media, interior design, and even album covers. He has recently delved into the world of tattooing and paper cutting. Si Scott currently lives and works in the United Kingdom.

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Iconic Hollywood Characters by Mihalyi Anita

By on November 26, 2013, in Illustrations

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Mihalyi Anita loves to draw both in traditional and digital ways. She does mostly portraits but sometimes she also draws animals for fan. She’s a huge fan of TV and movies and there’s nothing she does better than illustrations of Hollywood actors. Her work is mostly in black and white but her colored ones are even better. Thor, Johnny Depp, Dr. House, and Robert Downy Jr. are just some of the people who has come alive under her skillful hands. If you want to know more about this talented, young, Hungarian artist; look her up on deviantART. She goes by the handle “thubakabra”.

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Full Moon – Amazing 3D Images by Nikita Veprikov

By on November 24, 2013, in Illustrations

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Nikita Veprikov is a young and gifted freelance illustrator from Ukraine. He didn’t really set out to become a 3D artist and only dabbled in it out of curiosity. A friend of his had recommended using 3D Studio Max, touting it as a program used by film makers. After a while, what started out of idle curiosity led to a thirst for excellence. Nikita started learning more about composition, drawing, color theory, and other forms of media to improve his craft. Not much else is known about him, but from what I can see of his work, he’s well worth watching out for.

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A Buffet of Bathers – Wacky Illustrations by Denis Zilber

By on November 21, 2013, in Illustrations

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With both of his parents professional artists, it’s no wonder Denis Zilber turned out to be one too. He was born in the former Soviet Union and moved to Israel when he was fifteen years old. One of the more amazing thing about Denis (apart from the fact that he makes great digital illustrations), is the fact that he’s an autodidact. It’s just a fancier way of saying he’s self-taught. To describe his artistic process in an interview, he said: “Basically creating a character is not just creating an image of some living creature but creating a complex idea, a graphical symbol containing very particular concept, almost hieroglyph. I am using some kind of visual language to reach my viewer.” He also added: “Visual language should be be very clear, precise and easily understandable for people of different cultures and of different languages. After I am done with all details in black and white sketch I move on to color. That is all.”

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Realistic Celebrity Portraits in Pencil by Mitsuo2

By on November 17, 2013, in Illustrations

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Mitsuo2 is a Japanese artist who creates incredibly detailed celebrity portraits using only colored pencils. He has drawn lifelike likenesses of celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Jeremy Renner, Pink, Rhianna, and Scarlet Johannson. According to his dA account, he loves listening to music while painting. Not much else is known about this elusive artist but I do hope he keeps up the good work.

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