post_thumbnail

The Mesmerizing Art of Concept Art Giant Android Jones

3

If you think most digital paintings look the same look no further, Android Jones imbues his work with a style and flavor that you won’t find anywhere else.

Android Jones, also know as Andrew Jones, is perhaps one of the most respected artists in the concept art world today. Apart from having a particularly strong resume, a unique style and a wealth of experience under his belt Andrew is also one of the founders of the respected art community ConceptArt.org. He is well known for creating 1000 self-portraits in 1000 days, an artistic record no doubt. Andrew is also a respected art teacher, having been a instructor for the ConceptArt workshops numerous times. Read more

ON December 10 '09

IN Spotlight

Tags ,

post_thumbnail

Talented Mixed Media Illustrators Anthony Harmon and Kode Abdo Share Valuable Wisdom

1

When you work a story into your eye candy filled design or illustration something becomes possible that otherwise would not have: you get a chance to really touch the viewer.

I’ve asked two of my favourite up and coming designer/illustrators to talk to me about mixed media illustration, specifically about the importance of telling a visual story with your pieces and what makes them tick. I’ve highlighted some of their best pieces and asked them to explain the deeper meaning behind them. Read more

ON November 30 '09

IN Interview

Tags ,

post_thumbnail

Interview with Creative Agency FACTORY311

6

Where most creative agencies obsess over typefaces and kerning Factory311 has a different philosophy. They’re all about blowing the proverbial roof off the house. Their weapon of choice? Sheer visual awesomeness.

Last week I managed to steal some time from Factory311’s director Nicholas Hardy for an interview I’ve been wanting to do from the moment I saw the awesome work they produce. Factory features a star cast of the hottest digital media artists featuring names like SOEMONE, Alberto Seveso, Federico Bebber and Sakke Soini. It’s this creative talent combined with the impressive list of professional photographers such as Jamie Nelson, Paco Peregrin, Valerie Morignat, Eric Canto and Andreas Stavrinides that gives Factory 311 the cutting edge style and versatility they are know for. Read more

ON October 22 '09

IN Interview

Tags ,

post_thumbnail

80(!) Excellent Examples of Mixed Media Fashion Illustration

2

Fashion illustration is one of the forms of illustration that has been out there forever but seems to blur into the background a bit. This is a shame because it’s one of the most creative and versatile styles in illustration.

From the soft illustrations of Bangkok’s ISE , the brooding work of Hong Kong’s Calvin Ho or the clever product intergration of Finland’s Laura Liane, this post is extremely diverse. Filled to the brim with awesome fashion illustrations this over 80 pieces of inspiration article is Designfeedr’s largest inspiration post to date.

This post was a lot of work on Pandii’s part. This was partially due to the huge quantity of images showcased but also because she’s fairly new to all the coding that goes on behind the screens. If you enjoy it I imagine she would very much appreciate a Tweet or Facebook mention. Read more

ON October 7 '09

IN Inspiration

Tags ,

post_thumbnail

Rock and Hustle Your Online Presence: 13 Power Tips

7

What does it take to be successful as a designer or illustrator? A crazy amount of skill? A good dose of talent? Or perhaps a strong portfolio?

Some designers and illustrators seem to get all the attention. They get the good clients, spotlights in respected magazines, interviews in high traffic online publications and more. They’re all over the place and as a result their brand recognition is building like wildfire, clients love them and the community respects them.

Ironic as it is, if you visit a lot of inspiration sites like I do you’ll come across people who are actually more skilled than the creatives getting all the attention and yet they aren’t doing half as well. Are they content being in the shadow? It might be a lack of ambition… Or is there perhaps something else at play?

A lot of people think that if you love what you do and work feverishly on building your skills set you’ll get what you deserve. After all, shouldn’t it be skill that leads to exposure in online and offline publications? Doesn’t the person with the better portfolio always come out on top? Read more

ON September 24 '09

IN Article

Tags ,

post_thumbnail

Over 40 Mind-Blowing Cover Illustrations by Marko Djurdjevic

39

During one of my browsing sessions I came across a blog post on ConceptArt that promoted Marko Djurdjevic’s new artbook. The art Marko shared in that post shattered my unprepared mind.

Artbooks come and go and I must admit, rarely do I find one interesting enough to actually make the purchase. Marko Djurdjevic’s first artbook, filled to the brim with coverwork for Marvel, has seriously infected me with a bad case of “want it now”. I grew up on characters like Spiderman, Captain America and the X-Men and to see my childhood heroes brought to life with such amazing skill is just mindblowing. Below are over 40 pieces from Marko’s book “The Marvel art of Marco Djurdjevic”, enjoy and be amazed. Read more

ON September 23 '09

IN Spotlight

Tags ,

 1 2 3 4 Next