Archives for posts with tag: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Milan-based designer/illustrator/author Gerald Bear seems to have a bunch of questions in that tremendously creative brain of his. And he answers many visually in his ongoing series Unconventional Heroes. What if all Doc Brown could afford was a Fiat (instead of a DeLorean)? What if Michael Knight did his life’s work from a talking VW Beetle? What if the Mystery Van was a Ford Thames van? Unconventional is a great adjective to describe these fantastic illustrations by Bear. He taps into not only a love of automobiles/transportation, but also a fascination with pop culture, and of course, the art of illustration. Bear marries these altogether in a pleasantly unexpected series that keeps us wanting more. Keep ‘em coming!

Via Behance

Bear-01 Bear-02 Bear-03 Bear-04 Bear-05 Bear-06 Bear-07 Bear-08 Bear-09 Bear-10 Bear-11 Bear-12 Bear-13 Bear-14 Bear-15 Bear-16 Bear-17 Bear-18 Bear-19

Advertisements

Superheroes are often revered not only for their remarkable abilities, but also their superior body types and physiques. Chicago-based artist/illustrator Alex Solis turns that perception on its head in this fantastically funny series (which has actually expanded beyond superheroes to feature #famouschunkies). We love how Solis captures the essence of each character, so they are instantly recognizable, but super-sizes their bodies in a strangely endearing way. Some might say that this vision is a more cerebral endeavor… social commentary on American culture and our obesity epidemic. But somehow, we think Solis is using his own super talents to invoke a little laughter into our day. Mission accomplished! We can’t wait to see more.

Via Instagram

Solis-01 Solis-02 Solis-03 Solis-04 Solis-05 Solis-06 Solis-07 Solis-08 Solis-09 Solis-10 Solis-11 Solis-12 Solis-13 Solis-14 Solis-15

Croatian-born, Melbourne, Australia-Based designer Josip Kelava is wildly talented. He has a very specific aesthetic style that really resonates with us. Kelava’s sense of typography is phenomenal, and paired with his excellent illustration skills, this series of superheroes and villains really shines. The way the illustrations interact with the type adds some great dimension.

Via josipkelava.com

Kelava-01 Kelava-02 Kelava-03 Kelava-04 Kelava-05 Kelava-06 Kelava-07 Kelava-08 Kelava-09 Kelava-10 Kelava-11 Kelava-12 Kelava-13

%d bloggers like this: