People have had their fair share of gripe about the obvious lack of details in the good old 8-bit video games. Technology wasn’t mature enough for detailed appearances, and videogame artists and developers made best use of the palette available to them. With better technology, came around a different, more detailed look of the characters. […]
Unconventional Vehicles by Gerald Bear is a mashup where famous pop culture vehicles get their match in conventional vehicles we see around us. Movie and popular culture vehicles tend to be fantastic, but what if they were regular vehicles; modified though not really modded with the skill to change them completely.
Russian illustrator Varya Kolesnikova makes these lovably cute and adorable illustrations, often with fairy tales forming the theme. As is to be expected, several of these illustrations do make their way into children’s books and receive the attention they so rightfully deserve.
UK based artist Michael Turner has a minimalist series where superheroes are presented in two color tone portraits. Quite a set, and it just made me realize several superheroes prefer very bright colors for their costumes.
Illustrator Jed Henry combines traditional Japanese art with modern popular culture icons to create these beautiful prints. His series of video game characters as traditional Japanese woodblock prints has been extremely successful, and now the artist is also working on combining popular anime with traditional Japanese woodblock art.
Artist Bob Al-Green imagines Game of Thrones characters growing up in the ’80s and ’90s. Here’s what their school photos would have looked like. The set includes the Starks, namely Robb, Sansa, and Jon Snow; the Lannisters Tyrion, Jaime and Cersei; Daenerys, Theon Greyjoy, and everyone’s beloved King Joffrey.
Sailor Moon and Sailor Scouts get to the job of being the Earth’s mightiest superheroes in these illustrations by Jei Shepard.
Artist Redosking draws beautifully detailed and very realistic eyes. The drawings are done with color pencils, assisted by a white gel pen.
French graphic designer and artist Xavier Casalta works with hand lettering and illustrations. One of the highlights is the use of dots for shading and effect. It requires immense patience, the dots require a lot of work and attention, and aren’t that easy to handle. Several of these are available on the artist’s shop.
Zombies fear Disney stars. They don’t just kill by sunshine and adorable looks, when it gets down to business, they are pretty scary hunters of the undead. Just look at them enjoying the kill in these illustrations by Kasami-Senei. Don’t be fooled by their appearances, they are absolutely heartless psychopathic killing machines, who seem to […]