Yesterday I did a freestyle vector illustration of a Notorious BIG as a tribute to him!
Here is the recorded video fo full process:
For more details you can check this project on Behance.
I was commissioned by TOTEM RESOLVE, Canadian based urban creative agency to make all the 10 Wu Tang Clan members into handmade bamboo toys! Each toy uses 100% bamboo. Each toy is totally original design and one of a kind. These toys are going to be exhibited for Totem Resolve promotional event, The project will strictly be a promotional art piece to showcase different ways to combine art, urban arts, and nature (hence the wood) together. More info and images here.
Chop Shop has been arranging the icons from the most popular science fiction, fantasy and horror for some time now into various compositions that usually get printed on tshirts. Now they are taking that concept into the realm of cartography. The Altered States of America will feature some of the greatest scenes from pop-culture history illustrated into a map of the USA. Examples to include: the iconic scene of “King Kong” atop New York’s Empire State Building, the final scream scene of “Body Snatchers” outside San Francisco’s City Hall, or the unforgettable scene of a devastated Statue of Liberty on a NJ beach, just to name but a few.
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This tutorial series will teach you how to become a caricature master using vectors. I will teach you how to use the tools available, the very simple tools in Illustrator CS6, to make some of the most awesome and eye-catching portraits ever created. You will learn how to trace the portrait using basic brushes in Adobe Illustrator CS6. This will be basis for under painting and over painting. We will also learn how to use blend brushes in a very unique and creative way. You will use them to color and enhance the features of your portrait. You will learn how to capture the essence of the portrait without gathering too much information in creating your own unique and provocative image. You will learn how to use the warp tool in creative ways. You will learn how to squash, bend, pull and push the shapes to create awesome and unique caricatures of your portrait. You will learn the power and the complexity of using symbols and shapes to create different versions of each portrait. Have fun pushing portraits to their limits!
I’ve always been facinated with murder mysteries, even as a child, and I’ve always loved stories along the vein of “And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie. I’ve also been drawn to stories based in a “small town with a dark past” sort of vibe to them. I’ve based Drowned Harbor, ME in this same world.
I neglected to realize the amount of work involved in a project such as this. Each logo in itself took hours upon hours to perfect, and even then some were never completed 100%. The badges alone took weeks to get where I wanted them. I did try to incorporate inspiration from various eras in design, and illustrate how some of the stores etc. have been in the town for different periods of time, and how that would reflect on their branding and image.
There will be more added to this on a regular basis including a full map and possible supporting animations and backstory.
The collection is available as a free desktop wallpack (2560×1600, also usable for mobile) and you can grab the wallpack via a Facebook post or Tweet here:
Hi Followers, I want to talk about a big project! This week there was launch of two app: #flyifyouareinlove & #ifyouareinlove* . Why i used the hashtag? Because this app is connected to Twitter.
The characters are birds, theme: Musical, all famous music genres, you can to see it in action in a short animation story. The application’s it’s simple : select your characters or your fav music style, write your tweet text with hashtag #ifyouareinlove, choose to send this at someone you love and then click the PLAY button. Enjoy it!
*the app’s language is only in Italian but it’s pretty intuitive, try it
#flyifyouareinlove is connected at Control Italia Italian Contest, is a app where you can win A trip to European capitals with your fiancé, boyfriend… Not Bad!