Category Archives: Pixel Art

Sci Fi and Fantasy Characters and Gifs of Darwin Yamamoto

Posted at 10 am on April 16, 2012 by

Posted in: Animation, Character Illustration, Digital Illustration, Photoshop, Pixel Art

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I’ve been recently following the fun updates of personal illustrations and short animated gifs of Darwin Yamamoto. I’m always intrigued with the cool stuff he comes up with, especially the things inspired from his love of playing video games.

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Traditional Poncho Designs Meet 8-Bit Retro Graphics in Plenty's Intense Video

Posted at 5 pm on March 12, 2012 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Animation, Light Art, Pixel Art, Technology

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Using cutting-edge techniques, art and motion direction company, Plenty bombard our senses with this wonderful, visually intense opener for an IDN magazine DVD. 3D projections are used to make patterns dance around in neon vibrancy as shapes seem to morph and disappear in front of our eyes.

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Pete Fecteau Creating a Mosaic Entirely out of Rubik's Cubes

Posted at 3 pm on January 1, 2012 by

Posted in: Galleries and Exhibitions, Hand Craft, Mixed Media, Pixel Art, Toys

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I could never get the hang of the Rubik’s Cube, still can’t. That has obviously never been the case for Pete Fecteau. Being more than comfortable with a Rubik’s Cube in his hand, Pete goes one step further in Rubik’s fluency, using them as his medium in his large-scale piece ‘Dream Big’. He took a little time to tell us about himself and this impressive project.

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Digital Grit and Drawings of Tilman Faelker

Posted at 4 pm on October 7, 2009 by

Posted in: Digital Illustration, Ink Illustration, Mixed Media, Pencil Illustration, Pens and Markers, Photoshop, Pixel Art

Hailing from Berlin, Germany, Tilman Faelker demonstrates the benefits of incorporating digital tools to add an edge to traditional media.

Tilman makes use of Photoshop to add interesting effects, including mirroring, repetition and pixelated areas, to his drawings.

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Geometric Abstraction: Illustrations of Andy Gilmore

Posted at 1 pm on September 23, 2009 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Digital Illustration, Fabric Design, Linear Illustration, Pens and Markers, Photoshop, Pixel Art, Technology, Vector Illustration

Andy Gilmore is a rare breed of artist. It’s not often one comes across an extensive portfolio dedicated to merging technical ability with aesthetic beauty; and with consistently invigorating pieces.

With what comes with undoubtedly great amounts of practice, time and skill are illustrations that stand out for their ability to create seemingly touchable textures, shapes and light effects.

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Pencil Tools, Pixels and Agata Nowicka

Posted at 2 pm on September 12, 2009 by

Posted in: Comic Art, Digital Illustration, Linear Illustration, Pencil Illustration, Photoshop, Pixel Art

I’ve seen the illustration work of Polish artist Agata Nowicka floating around online for a while now. I think Agata has done a superb job of creating work that is truly distinct from other illustration styles. With her unconventional ‘pixely’ lines and audacious colour choices, she certainly has a unique selling point.

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