Jeff Victor is a fantastic illustrator and graphic artist – he creates art that equals the opening credits of Pixar’s The Incredibles and nails that vintage feel of The Jetsons or Catch Me If You Can.
Here at Pixellica, we love all things special effects related, and even though we mostly focus on Photoshop, I thought I’d take a moment to share this amazing live action short film, based on the Portal game series by Valve. It takes a very creative look at the gameplay, and physics used in the game. And could there be a sequel judging by the film’s ending?
We’ve all played cards at some point, but seldom seem to give a second look at the variation and art we handle so commonly. Pixellica takes a look at several iterations of card design and art, epitomized by the most common card of them all.
Australia-based Shane Devries is an excellent illustrator and captures the heart of a character’s emotion. The facial expressions he put on his creations tell the whole story, even if nothing else were visible. Shane is twenty-five, and ”likes to draw.” Check out his blog (link below)
Glenn Robinson, who works as Creative Director for Intrinsic Nature and also maintains his personal site FreshIsrael.com, is an entirely self-taught illustrator living in Sacremento, CA, USA. His illustrative style ranges from abstract to that flashy Photoshop style you can imitate yourself and just plain have fun with.
Almost four months of the Monday Muse — I can’t believe time has gone by so quickly. Check out the motorcycle this week >>
Paper folding is a very hands-on art. Rather than simply making the paper sculptures, these artists created a story using origami and stop-motion animation. Art takes a 3D, time-consuming process to completion in each of these examples — some are short, but still in a way tell a beautiful tale of patience and creativity.
Pixellica has featured Photoshop tutorials before and will continue to do so but now Pixellica is entering the realms of tutorial sites with it’s first official Photoshop tutorial recorded specifically for the site.
Entering the third month of the weekly muse!
Josh Keyes is one of the rare brand of illustrators whose work looks like it belongs in a serious, educational brochure, even though several of his pieces seem to have a touch of irony about them. Josh is a meticulous artist, having graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago receiving his MFA in painting from Yale University.