Art inspired by animation, cartoons and comic book artist
Art inspired by animation, cartoons and comic book artist
Alberto Mielgo Art Director and Production Designer for Disney’s Tron Uprising has complied some of his favorite scenes from the animates series complimented by an industrial track. Mielgo worked 3 years on Tron Uprising also contributing to background painting and layout. I love the background scenes. Check out the re-edit below.
Laurent Durieux’s, Limited Edition Tinkerbell, Peter Pan and Wendy prints, wil go on sale Tomorrow May 12, 2013 at 11:59pm Pacific standard time for $65.00 each print through Hero Complex Gallery. Inspired by Scottish novelist J. M. Barrie characters and Disney’s animated movie Peter Pan, Durieux’s complements the classic childhood adventure with dreamy night blues. Limited Variant Editions will be exclusively at the Arch Nemesis show on Friday, May 24, 2013.
Happy Birthday Saul Bass! Google celebrates the designer’s best-known film credit sequences film posters and corporate logos in an animated Google Doodle. Probably the coolest doodle to-date what do you think? Saul Bass an American graphic designer and filmmaker passed away 1996. Did art for such cinematic icons Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, Stanley Kubrick and Martin Scorsese. Check out the entire Saul Bass homage sequence at GOOGLE HOMEPAGE.
Oh the perks of being an Actor/Actress…all the free stuff you acquire yep! check out the limited edition Iron Man 3 poster by The Self-Absorbing Man/Marvel artist Paolo Rivera who has created and designed this poster exclusively for the Iron Man 3 cast and crew. So yeah, this is not available for fans…but maybe one or two will pop on eBay. The poster is reminiscent of an old Hollywood movie poster or an old paperback novel you be the judge, I personally love the wear and tear feel, making it look like the “book” has gone through hell and back. With that said the long wait is finally over Iron Man 3 opens this Friday May 3, 2013 nationwide, starring Robert Downey, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Kingsley, Don Cheadle and Guy Pierce.
Artist/Cartoonist/Actor Kevin McShane also known as “Cartoon Kevin” has portrayed himself in 100 different variations inspired by famous cartoon characters and their respectable artist styles. This collection of caricatures took McShane, two years in the making. It was had for me to choose my favorites but I did like the Bill Plympton, John Kricfalusi, Ralph Bakshi and Terry Gilliam, ones only because I love them as artist so the homage to their art is pretty cool. You will have to visit Cartoon Kevin’s site to pick out your own.
Since the dawn of animation, few characters have proved more enduring than Cartoon Kevin. Based on real-world cartoonist and animator Kevin McShane (right), Cartoon Kevin has found his way into the work of almost every significant animator and animation studio from Windsor McCay to Walt Disney, from Osamu Tekuza to Pixar. With his signature black t-shirt, blue jeans, and Chuck Taylor sneakers, Cartoon Kevin has delighted audiences from movie to television screens worldwide for over 100 years.
Italian artist Roberto Vergati Santos takes superhero inspiration from DC and Marvel artist Admira Wijaya, Jim Lee, David Finch, Alex Ross, Derek Laufman, Ryan Meinerding, Alex Maleev, Gabriele Dell’Otto, Carlo Pagulayan, Jorge Pepelife, Adi Granov, Phil Noto…one step further. By rebranding these classic heroes he gives us a peek into the not so far future (give or take a superhero). There might be a day when our armed forces will be sponsored by are local gas station or grocery stores. We have seen sponsorship on athletes so it could just be a matter of time before our real life protectors are adorn in iconic branding logos. If you have ever seen the Japanese anime Tiger and Bunny, in the series each of the city’s superheroes work for a sponsor company and their uniforms also contain advertising for real-life companies (Like Pepsi and Softbank). Check out all of Santo’s rebranding below.
Here is the first look at Marvel’s Iron Man 3 Limited Edition IMAX Poster by artist Jock exclusively designed for IMAX 12:01 patrons attending the midnight showing of Marvel’s Iron Man 3 on May 3, 2013. The poster is a collaboration between Marvel Studios, IMAX and Mondo. Check out the full poster below.
Disney has revealed a new line of paints and specialty finishes from the makers of Glidden paint. The new collection of exclusive paints take inspiration from the playful colors of Winnie the Pooh’s Hundred Acre Wood, Mickey Mouse and Friends, Pixar’s Cars and Monsters Inc., and the Disney Princess. The new Disney Paints will be sold exclusively through Walmart retailing for $13.47 per quart and $27.97 per gallon. The specialty finishes retail for $10.97 – $19.97 per quart and All That Glitters and Speck-tacular are also available for $29.97 per gallon. Each of the custom colors are designed in such away that the collection coordinates with Disney bedding products.
“The Disney Paint line is a magical collection of 112 exclusive colors grouped into three palettes, with imaginative Disney-themed names, designed to give parents and children options at every stage, from infant to tween,” said Jason Stewart, director of softlines product development for Disney Consumer Products. “This makes decorating with your child easy and fun – no matter the age.”
“With Disney Paint, parents can transform their homes into places where their kids will love to play, sleep and most importantly, make memories,” continued Stewart.
Check out the full Disney Paint color descriptions below.
Check out this behind-the-scene look at the creation of the Vinylmation-Inspired ‘Ardy’ for Radio Disney Music Awards which premieres on April 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The event will feature live performances from some of Radio Disney’s biggest stars voted by Radio Disney fans. The fan-selected stars will receive an “Ardy,” the award name chosen by fans on Radio Disney’s official Facebook page. Designed by artist Lin Shih at Disney Design Group in Florida check out how he designed this iconic award below.
Fans can try designing their own Vinylmation including creating your own custom “Ardy” through the Disney Create portal on Disney.com.
Quick post: check out this video of Korean-American comic book artist, writer, editor and publisher Jim Lee as he answers questions from the audience as he draws Batman, Catwoman and the Joker during his spotlight panel at WonderCon. Check out the mini tutorials below.