He wanted to become a writer but he started drawing and couldn’t seem to stop. Ilya Kuvshinov is a Russian illustrator and a storyboard artist based in Yokohama, Japan.
Pin It Annie Leibovitz is a world-class photographer best known for taking John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s portrait where the naked John was embracing fully clothed Yoko. One of her most popular series features a mash-up of Disney’s well-loved characters and famous Hollywood stars. Originally, Annie was approached by Disney for their “Year Of A […]
Pin It Nate Hallinan is an American concept artist who thought it would be a fun exercise to re-imagine the X-Men characters in an alternate medieval reality. Thus emerged The Order of the X, a group of ‘gifted’ individuals in the service of Lord Charles Xavier. “The Order provides sanctuary and protection to individuals outcast […]
Pin It Xavier Thomas is a Canadian artist whose impressive portfolio includes games such as Assassin’s Creed, Splinter Cell Conviction, Prince of Presia, and Driver. He was the Communication Art Director at Ubisoft and most of the images he was involved with were used as box art, game art, and featured in magazines. Xavier also […]
Pin It 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 […]
Pin It Ron Arad is an Israeli designer who took the concept behind pressed flowers and applied it to Fiat 500s. According to Ron, he didn’t wreck the cars, he ‘immortalized’ them. Each vehicle was compressed to a uniform thickness of twelve centimeters at a shipyard in the Netherlands. This feat was made possible by […]
Pin It 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 […]
Pin It Jean-Baptiste Monge is a concept artist, illustrator, and author based in Montreal, Canada. His first solo book “Carnet de croquis, archives de Féerie Tome I” was published in 2006, wherein he did the illustration, texts and layout. Jean-Baptiste loves drawing anything and everything to do with fantasy and faeries. Most (if not all) […]
Pin It Joe Maccer has created quite a stir on deviantART with his fractal designs. Fractals are basically a mathematical concept wherein a geometric pattern is repeated at ever smaller scales to produce irregular shapes. Joe’s work goes beyond creating simple fractal shapes. His designs utilize a bit of abstract 3D graphics as well. Joe’s […]
Pin It Andrea Femerstrand is a Swedish concept artist & illustrator. Her day job involves storybook-illustrations, character designs, and concept art for film and games. She also does freelance illustrations during the weekends. According to her: “I love making art with a story that’s geared towards a younger audience. Character design is quite challenging, but […]
Pin It Maja Wrońska is a Polishb artist and architect who has painted an amazing series of watercolors featuring famous landmarks from around the world. She has quite an impressive following on devianART where she uses the handle ‘takmaj’. First, she sketches her work with a pencil before proceeding to fill in the details in […]
Pin It Ken To made his first bonsai wire tree as a Christmas present for his wife. Poor material and craftsmanship notwithstanding, his loving wife was thoroughly impressed with the concept. He spent the next three years improving his wire-bending skills. In 2010, he made his wife a second bonsai wire tree for Valentine’s which […]
Pin It A “happening” is a performance, event or situation that is intended to be an art piece. Natural Impression is a happening is a project by four promising students of California State University – Long Beach. Satsuki Atsumi, Tisha Boonyawatana, Hai Pham, and Julian Jones-Pittman put their heads together and came up with the novel concept behind […]
Pin It Steampunk as a sub-genre of science fiction that glorifies steam and its possible applications to modern-day technology had electricity not been discovered. German painter Vadim Voitekhovitch;s work is saturated with poignantly anachronistic images of steam-powered dirigibles set in the Victorian era. Realistically drawn, future generations just might think his paintings are historically accurate.
Pin It Marta Nael had always known what she wanted to be when she grew up. Her extraordinary aptitude for drawing and painting manifested itself quite early. She found her true love in matte painting and concept art after completing her Fine Arts degree. Her considerable talent allows her to create almost any kind of art using […]
Pin It Shannon Maer is the founder and creative director of Balance GFX. Balance GFX is an animation and design studio in Manhattan specializing in visual development, concept, and theme for casino video slot games. They develop and create an exciting world of heroes and heroines for the ultimate casino slot gaming experience.
Pin It Illustrator and matte painter Marta Nael creates fictional characters with a surreal touch and painting feel, complemented with the expression perfect for a template of an art exhibit of a fantasy game or movie. The women in her artworks show her passion in matte painting and concept art, beautiful and captivating as it […]
Pin It Myoung Ho Lee is a young, South Korean artist who has produced an elaborate series of photographs that is simple in concept, nut complex in execution. It poses unusual questions about perception of reality, art, and the environment. Lee simply picks out a likely tree, sets up a white canvas backdrop (with the […]
Pin It Cecilia Paredes is not just another painter. She doesn’t just paint, she paints herself. Specifically, Cecilia, with the help of a few assistants, paints herself to blend into the wall behind her. She has a deep and abiding love for body paint and in the past, she has transformed herself into animals, plants […]
Pin It When one is both hungry and bored, sometimes it can result to more than an ounce of high-end imagination. Vanessa Dualib takes humor into food art and uses creativity to pose a story or a scene. Combined with believable expressions marked on the subjects is her perfect timing with the capture of each […]
Pin It Concept artist Albulena Panduri from Albania concentrates her art on imparting surrealism on objects that don’t necessarily go together had they been seen from a normal perspective. She takes things a step further away from reality by playing with one’s prospect, expressing different concepts that at times will provoke questions in one’s mind […]
Pin It Billy Bonkers is a photographer more widely known for his photomanipulations with subtle humor. Ideas don’t just bounce off the ceiling, as I believe it takes both a witty mind and a whole gallon of editing skills to come up with such works of art.
Pin It Viktor Hertz is a freelance graphic designer from Sweden who turned the thicker-version-stick-people pictograms into the art of posters introducing movies. The concept is to sell the movie with minimum eye candy yet tickling the curious mind of the viewer about what the movie is all about.