Category Archives: Sculpture

Designing a Window Display and Discussing Mid-Century Influences with Ben Kirchner

Posted at 12 pm on February 4, 2014 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Character Illustration, Sculpture, Technology

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If you run on autopilot with your blinkers on like we do while making the annual run through the gauntlet of busy shopping streets, it’s possible you may have missed some of the illustrative gems that were around. Ben Kirchner created beautiful festive illustrations for the Ted Baker Christmas campaign and window, and takes us through the steps in the process.

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Porcelain Vases and Figurines with Playful Drawings by Carolin Löbbert

Posted at 10 am on July 26, 2013 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Hand Craft, Sculpture

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Familiar porcelain forms are given a modern twist in Carolin Löbbert’s series, ‘Time Travel’.

In thick strokes of black and a few select neon colours, Carolin applies her bold, freehand drawings on the traditional shapes of plates, bowls, vases and figurines. There’s a lot of playfulness to enjoy, both in the characters and type, and in the idea of the new and the old.

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105 Creatives Give 120 Interpretations of 3D Paper Sculpture, 'Gerald'

Posted at 3 pm on July 18, 2013 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, News, Sculpture

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In an ambitious project, 105 international artists have been brought together to give their interpretations of the same form, ‘Gerald‘. Over a two-year period the collection has amassed an impressive 120 different versions in a spectrum of styles from varying designers and makers.

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Alexander Beim Sculpts a Super-Realistic 3D Model of Bruce Lee with a Process Video

Posted at 10 am on June 26, 2013 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Character Illustration, Digital Illustration, Sculpture

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There’s a good reason the majority of big budget, feature-length 3D animated films have been predominantly cartoons up until now. It’s the same reason recent films using the most up-to-date CGI have only featured more stylised humanoid characters or CGI elements integrated with live action footage of real actors. The realistic depiction of human characters is not only extremely difficult but had been far beyond the reach of the technology, timeframe and the financing for those films at the time.  

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Pleating, Overlaying and Interlocking in Sigrid Spier's Paper Sculptures

Posted at 3 am on January 23, 2013 by

Posted in: 3D Illustration, Hand Craft, Sculpture

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From inspiration she finds in natural forms, Sigrid Spier builds beautiful, geometric paper constructs. Her designs are clean and precise but by clever manipulation of the materials, she is able to add movement. Her technique, which draws from elements of pop-up books and paper cut, also investigates depth and perspective, adding more layers to her already rich work.

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