Here’s some of my latest paintings using the iPad and Procreate.
I’m excited to be learning the ins and outs of Illustrator. I’m particularly fascinated with Gradient Mesh drawings. Trying to create photo-realistic images from meshes of gradients. I’m still a noob at it, but have gotten some pretty nice results so far. Here’s a gallery of some of my first works.
Tang Yau Hoong uses negative space, comedy and surrealism to create fantastic artwork. Each piece is colorful and imaginative and blends simple elements into elegant surprises. Check out the Hoong’s website for several more images.
Graphic designer, Mike Joyce, has created some absolutely spunky vintage style typographic posters for over 200 bands and concerts (just a few of which are pictured above). His retro style is influenced by his love of punk rock and swiss modernism. Each of his designs are cool as all get out. His posters are available in 3 different sizes, check them out at SWISSTED.
Da Vinci could write in Greek with one hand and Latin with the other at the same time. He also made a lot of interesting drawings like those posted above. I am really fascinated by his connection to Star Wars. For instance, his drawing “Study for the Head of Leda” (pictured above) bears a striking resemblance to princess Leah (Leda?). And his famous “Vitruvian Man” seems to have inspired “Storm Trooper Man”.
Stefano Pedretti’s portraiture reminds me of cartoon characters. Pronounced chins, googly eyeballs, overbites, and distorted facial structures all combine to make some unique looking characters.
Look at these super duper neato comic book and graphic novel cover design winners from the AWWWARDS. They make me wet myself a little.
Explore the truly bizarre mind of artist, Mike Fahl. His clown paintings are colorful explorations of the human psyche.
Mike is currently displaying his clown paintings at Rebar (1114 Howell Street) in Seattle, WA, until the end of June.
Visit his website to see more of his work.