Trying to spice up static web design with my motion graphic skills. Below is a subtle looped animation we created for Boncafellas (BonCafe) landing page.
Same in high res:
Full story is coming soon.
“Sad Chewbacca”. Quick afternoon sketch after seeing the last Force Awakens screening in town.
An illustration of Yohji Yamamoto.
If you are a Star Wars fan and like the X-fighter illustration I did recently, feel free to grab these wallpapers below. Right click to download the file. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, guys!
For more info about this illustration, click here.
You can also grab a gallery quality Giclée print on matte paper from Society6 store:
Continuing my series of different types of movie vehicles with this print. The rest can be viewed here.
You can grab a gallery quality Giclée print on matte paper from Society6 store:
My process for this type of illustration is quite straightforward: sketching on paper and defining the composition, creating basic shapes in Illustrator, weathering done in Photoshop using the Force and some custom brushes.
Budo is a UK based online community, selling fight wear and different martial art equipment. After failing to achieve a desirable result with the local designers, M. reached out to me for help. Here’s what we came up with.
If you visit a Japanese temple, inside you can stumble upon a round window “The Window of Enlightenment” and a square one “The Window of Ignorance”, its sharp edges are like the impurities of the mind, whereas the round one represents a perfect state of mind – Nirvana.
Cracked Ice pattern – a design element usually used on windows in Asian architecture. The technique takes incredible amount of skill to master.
I love the simplicity and minimalistic look of Japanese Family Crests. We decided that Budo can stand for something more than just a shop, it’s a community of martial artists, sharing their experiences and helping each other.
Cracked Ice pattern on a window at Lion Grove Garden, Suzhou.
Color inspiration came from this photo (I believe it was taken by Mary Harrsch). This stunning Sashiko was made back in 1780 during the Edo Period.
Budo logo on Noren – a traditional Japanese fabric divider. (Based on a photo by U3K-Y)
Here is a couple of illustrations I was asked to create recently.
Above is a process video from start to finish. Quite a lot of layering with custom brushes and scanned ink textures.