Great illustrations and mood run throughout the whole video. The color scheme is bleak but eye-catching – it adds to the atmosphere without being distracting. The cross-hatching on the faces capture the right set of emotions. Overall, a brilliantly done animation…with the stark red colors for the end credits.
A very human process. Aesthetics and the mind meet in the physical world.
Inspirational though maybe not entirely relevant.
Expressive as a picture:
For more information: http://www.behance.net/IrinaVinnik
Obviously, tea and alcohol make a great contribution to artistic expression – and not just in terms of soothing the soul.
Carne Griffiths uses inks, graphite and other liquids (mostly spirits) to create works of art that do not stick to the regular shapes and outlines of things. Like some strange dreamscapes the more you look at them, the more you see and the less you know.
For more information: http://www.carnegriffiths.com/
This article ought to clear some things up for people interested in the industry of game/cartoon/movie design. There certainly is a thin line between regular illustrators and concept artists. The main difference, as the article suggests, is in that one concentrates more on the atmosphere and the general ‘look’ of a piece, while the other is more refined, detailed, but perhaps does not have an idea that needs to be developed further.