Interview with Digital Artist Katarina Sokolova

Interview with Digital Artist Katarina Sokolova

Talking about art with people that really have a say on the matter is always fun, interesting and inspiring and getting insights from those people is always a confidence booster for both beginners and veterans of the creative industry.

During this interview we are going to learn a few things about our special guest, Katarina Sokolova! She is young digital artist from Kiev, Ukraine with illustrations published in high-profile publications such as Expose, ImagineFX, Art Scene International Magazine or Norma Editorial. Read More

Batman Villains and Anti-Heroes

Batman Villains and Anti-Heroes

Batman villains like Bane, the Joker, Scarecrow or Ra’s al Ghul were the main attraction of Nolan’s Batman trilogy, allowing us to take a peak inside the criminal minds of Gotham. With actions that made no sense or following personal vendettas, the villains added an amazing depth to the story, transforming many people into loyal fans of the comics.

The Dark Knight became a symbol for DC Comics many years ago, not only because of the amazing drawings, but also thanks his complexity and the variety of his villains. Read More

Interview with Digital Artist James Boorman

Interview with Digital Artist James Boorman

It is always fun and interesting to talk about art and find out what inspires various artists and designers. And what better way to do it than getting answers from the artists themselves? Today we have the opportunity to talk with James Boorman, a talented Australian illustrator and motion designer..

James gained recognition on the web with his personal project, Faces of the Universe, a beautiful tribute to the iconic characters from Masters of the Universe media franchise. In this interview we will find out more info about the artist, details about this project and we will get to see a breakdown of his workflow.. Read More

Star Wars Art – Amazing Paintings from Kai Lim

Star Wars Art – Amazing Paintings from Kai Lim

Star Wars art has been for years an inspiration for the world and many artists tried to grow by adding Star Wars paintings to their portfolios. Some of them managed to impress their audience by making detailed illustrations, beautiful posters or concept art for various Star Wars movies or games.

One of them is Kai Lim, a talented digital artist from Imaginary Friends, a design studio he co-founded with Stanley Lau. Read More

A Different Game of Thrones in a Hip-Hop, Gangsta Era

A Different Game of Thrones in a Hip-Hop, Gangsta Era

Game of Thrones is without doubt one of the most interesting shows of the decade. With millions of fans worldwide, the series based on the novels of George R.R. Martin inspired many people to create amazing art. One of them is digital artist Mike Wrobel, a really talented designer who decided to recreate the universe of Westeros in a unique and really creative way!

The artist started from a simple question: How would Game of Thrones look like if the action would be set in a contemporary period such as the 80s or 90s? Read More

Playing Arts – A Deck of Cards to Be Remembered

Playing Arts – A Deck of Cards to Be Remembered

After last year’s Creative Cards project, 54 top illustrators, artists and designers team up again in order to create a unique and stylish deck of playing cards. From the two of clubs by Tang Yau Hoong to the ace of diamonds by Jordan Debney, each participant has illustrated a single card in their own individual style.

Newfren, Gary Fernández, Raul Urias, Chuck Anderson, Joshua Davis and Sara Blake are just a handful of the talented artists involved. Read More

Nike Hypervenom – The Deadly Face of Soccer

Nike Hypervenom – The Deadly Face of Soccer

Nike has always amazed us with beautiful commercials and the new ad for their Hypervenom soccer boot makes no exception! Although the animation is short it has no problem in suggesting tension and danger with every second of it! It is a pure spectacle of CGI and a real example of creativity.. The studio behind it is Polynoid, one of the most creative teams I ever found on terms of motion design. Read More

Amazing Wolverine Illustrations

Amazing Wolverine Illustrations

Over the years, X-Men gave us many iconic characters, but the most memorable of them all is without doubt, Wolverine. Everybody loves him even if he comes from a past full of violence, war and betrayal..

Possessing animal-keen senses, enhanced physical capabilities and a healing factor that allows him to recover from virtually any wound, disease or toxin, Wolverine became the ultimate weapon when his entire skeleton was coated in adamantium. Read More

Top 5 Skills Graphic Designers Need to Pursue Their Dream Job

Top 5 Skills Graphic Designers Need to Pursue Their Dream Job

Having been both a graphic designer looking for work and a hiring manager looking for talent, I consider myself well versed in the demands of the digital graphic arts profession. While a variety of professional talents can help digital graphic art graduates land their dream job, five core skills and abilities are essential to getting a juicy design agency gig. Read More

10 Stunning Paintings from Digital Artist Charlie Bowater

10 Stunning Paintings from Digital Artist Charlie Bowater

Charlie Bowater, a young digital artist and photographer from UK earned my admiration not so long ago when I stumbled upon Day of the Dead, a beautiful illustration she painted for ImagineFX. I was so amazed by her attention to details and the intelligent use of colors that I decided to put her on my watchlist alongside names like Stanley Lau, Rado Javor or Patrick Brown..

While checking her portfolio my admiration grew even bigger.. Just like Stanley, Charlie improved a lot in a very short time, proving again that dedication and hard work are all the things an artist needs! Read More